800 entries. 22 categories. 163 judges. The PPA Awards for Editorial and Publishing Excellence are the Oscars of the publishing industry in Britain. Magazines up for gongs include BBC Top Gear, Condé Nast Traveller and Wallpaper*. The awards will be presented at a gala awards dinner on Wednesday 5 May.

BikeBiz.com up for publishing ‘Oscar’

BikeBiz.com is one of seven websites nominated for Interactive Business & Professional Magazine of the Year.

Here are the others shortlisted:

Community Care – http://www.communitycare.co.uk – Reed Business Information

Computing – http://www.computing.co.uk – VNU Business Publications

IEE Network News – http://www.iee.org – Institution of Electrical Engineers

Nursing Times – http://www.nursingtimes.net – Emap Healthcare

Personnel Today – http://www.personneltoday.com – Reed Business Information

Total Telecom Magazine – http://www.totaltele.com – Emap Business International

The Awards – now in their 24th year – are organised by the Periodical Publishers Association. The gala awards dinner in a swanky London hotel attracts 1500 movers and shakers from the world of British publishing.

BikeBiz.co.uk was a runner-up in the online business mag category of the PPA Awards in 2002. And, in 2002, the site came joint second with BBC.co.uk in the European Online Journalism Awards.

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