Canadian Magazine Awards Announce Inaugural Magazine Grands Prix Winners
The Canadian Magazine Awards / Grands prix du magazine announced the winners of the inaugural Magazine Grands Prix at an awards dinner and fête at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto on April 27. The Kit Compact was named the magazine of the year, winning the night’s top honour, the “Magazine Grand Prix.” Carole Beaulieu accepted the second honour of the evening, the “Editor Grand Prix,” for her work at Quebec current affairs magazine L’actualité. Read more about this year’s winners.
MagNet 2017 Highlights and Takeaways
On April 25, more than 700 registered delegates arrived at MagNet 2017 to connect and change their perspectives. We’ll be sharing event photos, videos and session content over the next few days. Many of the session slides are now available: download presentations you may have missed! Catch up on social content from the #MagNet17 hashtag, and let us know how we did by completing a short event survey. Read more.
Apply Today to the Travelling Consultants Program!
Big news: the Travelling Consultants Program will now be active throughout the year. What does this mean for members? We will continue to accept online application forms until all remaining spots are filled, on a first-come first-served basis. Read more. En lire plus.
Inovva Acquires the Oyster Group
Inovva, the digital solutions subsidiary recently created by EquiSoft, announced last week that they have purchased the Oyster Group, the circulation management and fulfillment services company that has operated out of Halifax since 1992. Read more.
Support the Magazine Moment Campaign
Our consumer awareness campaign is in full swing across Canada! You’ll see campaign messaging in magazines, at retail and transit magazine stands, on the web and social media, at film festivals, even on the sides of buses. There’s still time to add your digital support before the campaign ends this month! Read more.
Two Webinars this May on Publishing and Digital Media
We have two webinars coming up this month, both tackling digital media for publishers. Learn about digital storytelling trends on May 10, and how to build your magazine’s brand on Instagram on May 17. Webinars are only $25 for Magazines Canada members to attend! Read more.
Reminder: OMDC Magazine Fund Deadline May 31
The OMDC is accepting applications from Ontario magazines for the Magazine Fund. Funds are provided to assist in the growth of businesses through new strategic initiatives that enable publishers to achieve business development and/or marketing objectives. The deadline to apply is May 31. Read more.