33,000 visits to Canada’s Magazine Store website, 50,000+ video views and 18,000 magazine moments
The latest Share Your Magazine Moment contest campaign concluded on May 31. Promoted in member magazines, at retail and transit magazine stands, on the web and social media, at film festivals, even on the sides of buses, the campaign attracted high consumer engagement in English and French markets across Canada.
Magazines “First thing in the morning” to “At the end of a long day”
Every contest entry included a favourite Magazine Moment—that’s about 18,000 in all! Watch for selected moments @MyCdnMags / @MagsDici on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and at CanadasMagazineStore.ca / BoutiqueMagazinesDici.ca.
Many thanks to members and retailers for supporting the campaign in building consumer awareness and purchases of Canadian magazines.
Announcing Contest Winners
Each Grand Prize winner receives a 3-night Fairmont Hotel stay for two, a $500 Roots Canada Gift Card and $1,500 for travel expenses, plus admission to attractions and events:
- Calgary – Fairmont Palliser: Daniel Lemire, Magog QC
- Toronto – Fairmont Royal York: Suzanne Giroux, Ponteix SK
- Québec City – Le Château Frontenac: Andrea Alexander, Vancouver BC
Five Secondary Prize winners each receive a $100 Roots Gift Card: Sarah Ferguson, Saskatoon SK; Bruce Litowitz, Victoria BC; Michael Bradburn, Pickering ON; Louise Blouin, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC; and Cathy Robichaud, Sarnia ON.
Thanks to sponsors and funding agencies
All prizes were generously donated by principal sponsors Roots Canada and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, along with local sponsors: Theatre Calgary, TELUS Spark, Round the Block Tours, FASHION Magazine, Province Apothecary, Cyclo Services, Projet Vertical.
The Canadian Magazine Moment campaign is made possible with the support of the Ontario Media Development Corporation, and the Government of Canada through the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) of the Department of Canadian Heritage.