Call for entries for Canadian Newsstand Awards

The competition is open for the Canadian Newsstand Awards/Grand prix
d’excellence en kiosque
, now with more money, more prizes and a
brand-new category.

Early-bird entry fees apply to people who enter by June 18. The final deadline is July 9.

The new category is for Publications/New Magazine Launches.

A post on the Awards’ website reports:

“Prizes include $18,500 worth of promotion credits for HDS Retail-owned stores, national promotion, and additional prizes are available to be won. New for 2010, the top three entries in each of the circulation categories will receive Gold, Silver, and Bronze designations for their respective finishes. Gold winners will also receive $3,500 each in credits while the winner in the Small Magazine Category will win $1,000 in credits, plus $500 cash. The prestigious Newsstand Marketer of the Year also receives $500 cash.

“Last year’s winners include Châtelaine, Maclean’s, The Hockey News, The Beaver, and This Magazine. Mike Hughes, National Marketing Manager at Transcontinental Media was awarded recognition as the Newsstand Marketer of the Year. To see all of last year’s finalists, click here.”