Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Mag shorts: Fashion mobile; Asian art; forest-friendliness; mag futures

Canadian Art Foundation is presenting a talk on Asian art in a global context, on November 14, 7 p.m. at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Speaker is Dr. Visakha Desai, a senior advisor for Global Policy programs at the Guggenheim Foundation. More information and to order tickets.
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Fashion magazine has unveiled a new mobile site, with improved functionality and new advertiser formats. It contains a full archive of Fashion covers, concurrent with the magazines's 35th anniversary.
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Canopy, the not-for-profit conservation organization, has announced that the 2012 Ancient Forest Friendly awards are now open for entries. They are a chance for companies, including publishers, to show customers and competitors their commitment to sustainability when it comes to paper purchasing and supporting forest conservation. Further information on deadlines and application.
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Magazines Canada is to present one of its State of the Magazine Nation events in Toronto on November 28 to discuss "The Future of Magazines". The two guest speakers are Steve Maich, publisher and editor-in-chief of Sportsnet magazine and Michael Hughes, national marketing manager of Fresh Juice at TC Media. Their focus will be the extension of their brands through multimedia. The event is in the Arcadian Court, 401 Bay Street (Simpson Tower), 8th floor; registration (free) at 8:30 with continental breakfast and presentation at 9. To register.[disclosure: Magazines Canada and this event are advertisers on this blog]

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