Award Categories

  1. 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.

  2. News, Business, Celebrity
    Includes titles primarily covering current affairs, news, business, popular culture and celebrity.

  3. Home & Décor
    Includes home fashion, home style, renovation, and real estate titles with a primarily style vs business focus.

  4. Sports & Leisure
    Includes titles covering general sports, specific sports, and leisure activities including pastimes and hobbies.

  5. General Interest, Arts, Lifestyle & Regional
    Includes city and regional titles, general interest magazines with a broad editorial mandate, arts titles and general lifestyle titles.

  6. Men's Service 
    Includes magazines with a mandate and focus on men whether fashion related, automotive, motorcycle, politics or any other area not covered under the sports and leisure category.

  7. SIPs & New Magazines
    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.

  8. Small Magazines
    Includes magazines with a circulation under 50,000.

  9. 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 2015. 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.

    ENTRY DEADLINE: February 23, 2016

    The submissions deadline has been extended to Monday, February 29, 2016

    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.


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