The 41st National Magazine Awards
The mandate of the National Magazine Awards is to recognize and promote excellence in content creation of Canadian print and digital publications through an annual program of awards and national publicity efforts.  Throughout the year, the program also undertakes various group marketing initiatives and professional development events.

December 4: Call for Entries

January 15: Early-Bird Deadline

January 22: Final Submissions Deadline

 

The NMAF welcomes applications from individuals who bring different industry perspectives – from recognized leaders to celebrated emerging talents. We also aim for the judging panels to reflect our country’s diverse Indigenous, cultural and regional communities.

Call for Entries 2018

Submissions for the 41st National Magazine Awards are now being accepted! Magazines and creators are invited to 
submit their best work of 2017 in 29 categories. A $1,000 cash prize will be awarded to the gold medal winners in the
writing & visual categories. In addition, t
wo special awards will be presented.

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT

[ Categories ]  [ Rules ]  [ Fees ]   

Steps to submit:

1. Review the Categories, Rules, FAQ

2. Register online at submissions.magazine-awards.com

3. Enter the details of each submission

4. Upload a PDF of each submission

5. Pay the required entry fees ($100 for most entries)

6. Courier hard copies (if required)  


Download our Guide to the 41st National Magazine Awards for a handy reference to categories, guidelines, deadlines and more.

 

FREELANCER SUPPORT FUND

The Freelancer Support Fund allows independent creators to save 50% on registration fees for the National Magazine Awards. More details about the Fund.

 

SMALL MAGAZINE REBATE

Magazines with under $200,000 in annual revenue may be eligible for the Small Magazine Rebate, equal to 1 FREE ENTRY. Find out more.

 

DIGITAL CATEGORIES

Content published in digital editions or by magazine websites is eligible in most categories. Digital publications are also invited to participate in the Digital Publishing Awards. The call for entries will be officially launched on January 2nd.

 

BE PART OF OUR JURY

The Foundation is looking for volunteer judges

 

THE FOUNDATION AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT

The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes the contribution of an industry professional in the Canadian magazine industry. The award is open to circulation experts, editors, marketing, sales and promotion professionals, publishers, creators, designers, production managers - in short, to everyone in the industry. Nominations must be received by March 1st. Read more here.

 

 

ABOUT THE NATIONAL MEDIA AWARDS FOUNDATION

The National Media Awards Foundation is a bilingual, not-for-profit institution whose mission is to recognize and promote excellence in the content and creation of Canadian print and digital publications through an annual program of awards and national publicity efforts.

 

National Magazine Awards

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