Alberta Oil, Marketing and Retail News are finalists as magazines of the year for the 58th annual Kenneth R. Wilson Awards (KRWs) for business-to-business publications, whose nominations were announced today. Sponsored by Canadian Business Press and Magazines Canada, the award nominations were selected from more than 600 entries and 152 finalists were named. The winners will be announced at a gala event June 7.Among the leading titles obtaining multiple nominations were CAmagazine, Marketing and Les Affaires.
Vying for the special Best Issue award are CAmagazine, Canadian Capital, Canadian Grocer, Marketing, Precedent, Retail News and University Affairs.
For Best Cover, the nominees are Alberta Oil, Canadian Grocer, Canadian Underwriter, Fire Fighting in Canada, Foodservice & Hospitality, Marketing, National and University Affairs.
For Best Website, there are three finalists: canadianhealthcarenetwork.ca Canadian Healthcare Network; finance-investissement.com (Finance et Investissement); and universityaffairs.ca (University Affairs)
Writer Chris Powell garnered the most individual nominations with five, for his work in Canadian Grocer and Art Director Barb Woolley of the design firm Hambly & Woolley received five nominations for work in Precedent, ROM Magazine and UTSC Commons and Underline Studio five nominations for its designs of University Affairs and Retail News.