Finalists have been named for the 2012 Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA), which are to be presented Monday, October 22 in Toronto (doors open 6 p.m., presentation 7 p.m.). The awards are produced by Masthead Online. Guests receive a copy of the 2012 COPA Yearbook, showing finalists and winners. Tickets are $25 + HST purchased in advance, $40 + HST at the door. The event is being held at a new location, The Hoxton, 69 Bathurst Street.
"Awards are given out in three divisions — Red (consumer, custom, religious, public association); Blue (business-to-business, professional association, farm, scholarly); and Green (daily and weekly newspapers, and broadcasters)," says Masthead in a release.
"Toronto Star leads the pack in the Green Division with 14 nominations, while the CBC is not far behind with 10 nominations. In the Red Division our leaders are CanadianLiving.ca with seven nominations and Canadian Art with five. And in the Blue Division, Sparksheet comes out on top with seven nominations, while IT World Canadahas five.A complete list of the 2012 finalists.