LAS VEGAS — The National Federation of Municipal Analysts presented awards to market participants, including issuers for the first time, at its annual award dinner here Thursday night.

The 1,200-member group’s Award of Excellence for 2012 went to NFMA affiliate organization Municipal Analysts Group of New York. The NFMA noted that in the past year MAGNY has held events that included speakers such as Detroit Mayor David Bing and John Young, the Jefferson County’s. court-appointed receiver. In addition, the NFMA said MAGNY promoted education by allowing NFMA’s members to participate in its meetings through teleconferencing.

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