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Cover Awards

Posted by admin On January - 29 - 2014

The deadline is fast approaching to enter your magazine in the 2014 Canadian Cover Awards. Publishers have until this Friday, January 31 to submit their magazines at

The awards are open to English- and French-language magazines sold in Canada. Publishers are invited to submit issues from September 2012 to September 2013 with finalized sales in the following seven categories:

  1. Women’s Service
  2. News, Business and Celebrity
  3. Home and Décor
  4. Sports and Leisure
  5. General Interest, Arts, Lifestyle and Regional
  6. SIPs and New Magazines
  7. Small Magazines—a new category in 2014 for magazines with a circulation of under 50,000 copies

Entrants will need to provide newsstand sales and sell-through for the issue being submitted, and for the same issue last year, so make sure to review the awards submission guide before you enter.

Nominations are also open for the Newsstand Marketer of the Year Award. This award recognizes a passionate and innovative individual at a Canadian publishing house, national distributor or wholesaler who has achieved results for a newsstand project in 2013. Shine a spotlight on a deserving circulation marketer today! There is no nomination fee for this award.

Don’t delay! Visit to enter the awards and to nominate a Newsstand Marketer of the Year.

About the Awards
The Canadian Cover Awards/Grands prix canadiens – Meilleures couvertures are produced by the Circulation Management Association of Canada and Magazines Canada, with the support of reception sponsor Alliance for Audited Media, marketing sponsor Covers Sell and design sponsor K9 Design Co.

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About Me

Scott Bullock is a veteran circulation expert with over 38 years experience in both Canada and the United States. He has worked on trade titles such as Publisher’s Weekly, Library Journal, School Library Journal and Small Press in the USA. In consumer magazines, Scott was the Circulation Director for D Magazine (the city magazine of Dallas, Texas), and in Canada he was the Circulation Director for Toronto Life, Fashion, and Canadian Art. From 2000 to 2004, Scott was a partner at Coast to Coast Newsstand Services. Scott has also held the post of VP Sales & Marketing, for CDS Global, Canada. Currently, CoversSell.Com is Scott’s circulation consultancy. Active clients include: Fly Fusion, Canadian Geographic, Canadian House & Home, Canada’s History, Canadian Real Estate Wealth, Canadian Woodworking, Canadian Cycling, Canadian Running, Canadian Scrapbooker, Legion, Harrowsmith, SkyNews, and SuperTrax.



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