Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Canadian Newsstand Awards deadline is June 26

The deadline for the Canadian Newsstand Awards/Grand prix d'excellence en kiosque 2009 has been announced. Entries from all Canadian magazine publishers with newsstand sales are due by June 26. Entry form, rules, and The awards are sponsored by: HDS Retail/ Great Canadian News/ Maison de la Presse; CMC (Circulation Management Association of Canada); ABC (Audit Bureau of Circulations); and Masthead.The awards are no longer coupled with Magazines University.

The winners will be announced at a special reception in the fall. Prizes include $15,000 worth of promotion credits for HDS Retail-owned stores. Entrants compete in four categories, based on circulation size from small to extra-large. The Newsstand Magazine Cover of the Year, is chosen as “best in show” and given special recognition. Judging is done by a panel including a distributor, a retailer, circulation manager, editor, and art director and is based on a number of criteria including total newsstand sales, sell-through percentages, newsstand promotions, and overall cover appearance.

The awards also recognize an individual as the Newsstand Marketer of the Year, selected from mailed-in nominations.



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