Awards are available in the following categories:
- Women's Service
Includes titles with a mandate to primarily serve women with a mix of health, fashion, food, features, decor and other service journalism.
- Fashion, Shopping,
Includes titles aimed at women or men, but with a prime focus on fashion, shopping or wedding fashion.
- News, Business,
Includes titles primarily covering current affairs, news, business, popular culture and celebrity.
- Home & Decor
Includes home fashion, home style, renovation, and real estate titles with a primarily style vs business focus.
- Sports & Leisure
Includes titles covering general sports, specific sports, and leisure activities including pastimes and hobbies.
- Family & Kids
Includes parenting titles and those titles aimed at children.
- General Interest, Arts,
Lifestyle & Regional
Includes city and regional titles, general interest magazines with a broad editorial mandate, arts titles and general lifestyle titles.
- SIPs & New
Includes one-off special-interest titles and new magazine launches for which there is no historical sales data. Note: Annual SIPs with historical sales data should be entered in one of the categories above.
Newsstand Marketer of
the Year: The Newsstand
Marketer of the Year will be an individual who has demonstrated passion
and innovation—and produced results—for a newsstand project. Their work may be for regular duties performed, for efforts above and beyond the call of duty or
for a special campaign in 2011 or early 2012. This “most valuable
player” may work for a Canadian publishing house, a national distributor or
a wholesaler. There is no entry fee. Simply complete the
online nominations form with the person's name, their job title and their employer, along with a
brief explanation citing why you believe this individual deserves to be
recognized. All nominations are confidential. Nominators are asked to
include their own name and email address.
Total circulation includes newsstand sales, subscriptions and controlled copies, according to the most recent AAM or CCAB/BPA statements, or by sworn statement as published in CARD.