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Cover Awards 2015

Posted by Scott On February - 13 - 2015

news_green-125x125Magazines Canada and the CMC have released the short list of finalists for the Canadian Cover Awards. Winners will be announced February 24 at an awards reception in Toronto, at 6 pm (ET) at the Courtyard Toronto Downtown.  Please plan to attend.  It’s always a good cocktail party and chance to mingle with friends and colleagues.

The Canadian Cover Awards honour and celebrate the power and success of magazine covers at the newsstand. Issues from September 2013 to September 2014 were eligible for this year’s awards. The finalists are:

General Interest, Arts, Lifestyle and Regional

Homes & Living Calgary, December 2013/January 2014
Legion, Victoria Cross issue
Vancouver Magazine, June 2014
Vancouver Magazine, Eating & Drinking issue
Zoomer, June 2014

Home and Decor

Canadian House & Home, December 2013
Canadian House & Home, January 2014
Décormag, July/August 2014
Les idées de ma maison, 15 mai 2014
Style at Home, November 2013

News, Business & Celebrity

7 Jours, 13 juin 2014
7 Jours, 11 juillet 2014
Hello! Canada, August 25, 2014
Maclean’s, November 25, 2013
Zoomer, November 2013

SIPS and new magazines

Canadian Traveller, Winter 2013
Ignition Luxury & Performance, 2014 Buyers Guide
Ignition Luxury & Performance, 2014 Handbook
Inside Fitness, 2014 Women’s Training Guide
Véro Magazine, V01#03

Small Magazines

Canadian Art, Winter 2014
Canada’s History, April/May 2014
East Coast Living, Fall 2013
East Coast Living, Spring 2014
Prairies North, Winter 2013

Sports and Leisure

Canadian Gardening, Early Summer 2014
Explore, Fall 2014
Ignition Luxury & Performance, Fall 2014
PASMAG – Performance Auto & Sound, October 2014
The Hockey News, Season Preview #40

Family & Kids

chickaDEE, December 2013
Chirp, November 2013
OWL, June 2014

Women’s Service

Canadian Living, September 2014
Châtelaine, October 2014
Elle Canada, February 2014
Elle Québec, April 2014
S/STYLE & FASHION, Fall 2014

The winner of the prestigious Newsstand Marketer of the Year award will also be announced at the February 24 reception. The award recognizes an individual who demonstrates true innovation and passion within a successful newsstand marketing project.

Don’t miss this chance to network with friends and industry professionals, and to cheer on your favourite magazines! To attend the awards reception (happening at 6 pm at the Courtyard Toronto Downtown, 475 Yonge St., Toronto), RSVP by February 20 to

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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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