The National Magazine Awards Foundation wishes to thank Gilbert Li, Vicki Lam and their team at The Office of Gilbert Li for creating and executing the look and feel of this year’s National Magazine Awards–including the gala program (right), tickets, stage design, and our social media design.
Thank you to our presenting sponsor, CDS Global, for their support of the National Magazine Awards gala. CDS Global has been a proud sponsor of the National Magazine Awards since 1989.
Thank you to our special guests at the 39th National Magazine Awards gala and those who sent special video messages to our nominees and winners:
- Hon. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage
- Hon. Adam Vaughan, MP, Spadina-Fort York
- Hon. Elizabeth May, MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands
- Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary
- Carolyn Vesely, Director of Granting, Ontario Arts Council
- Matt Hilliard-Forde, Program Consultant, Ontario Media Development Corporation
- Gillian Deacon, CBC Radio
- Natalie Turvey, Executive Director, Canadian Journalism Foundation
- Karen Luttrell, President, Professional Writers Association of Canada (Toronto)
- Derek Finkle, Founder, Canadian Writers Group
Even @nenshi showed up at the @MagAwards! #NMA16 #hometownpride pic.twitter.com/aMDUhdwjYn
— Dominique Lamberton (@domlamberton) June 11, 2016
Thank you to all our sponsors and partners for their enthusiastic support of the NMAs and Canadian magazine creators.
Thank you to the team at Very Good Studios for their production of the gala including the multimedia show and the popular Smash Reel of nominated Canadian magazines, which you can view on our YouTube channel.
Thank you to the National Magazine Awards judges, our peers in Canadian magazines and media, more than 230 who volunteered their time and expertise to evaluate the submissions this year.
We must give a huge thank you to all of the #NMA16 judges: https://t.co/8yY6vh1mAU
— Magazine Awards (@MagAwards) June 11, 2016
Thank you to our incredible Master of Ceremonies–Chris Turner–for an entertaining evening and a masterful performance on stage.
Thank you to our wonderful staff and our Board of Directors for their hard work and guidance.
Thank you to Steven Goetz, our event photographer for this year’s National Magazine Awards. Check out the 2016 NMA photo gallery on our Facebook Page.
Thank you to all who supported the 39th National Magazine Awards:
Program Editor: Richard A. Johnson
Campaign Art Direction & Design: The Office of Gilbert Li
Campaign Photography & Styling: Vicki Lam
Printing: Transcontinental Printing
Paper: Rolland Enterprises
Translation: Émilie Pontbriand
Copy Editing: Leah Edwards, Kira Wronska Dorward, Éloïse Pontbriand
Multimedia Production: YellowHouse Events
Volunteer Coordination: Leah Jensen
Audiovisual Production: CCR Solutions
Smash Reel Montage: Very Good Studios
Multimedia Assistants: Eny Kuen, Olesya Zimina
Outstanding Achievement Award Photography: Aaron McKenzie Fraser
President Photography: Jared Sych
Master of Ceremonies Photography: Ashley Bristowe
Event Photography: Steven Goetz
News Release Distribution: CNW Group
Chartered Accountants: Beckett Lowden Read, LLP
Caterer: Oliver & Bonacini
Venue: The Arcadian Court, Toronto
Special thanks to our hardworking event volunteers.
Congratulations to the participants, nominees and winners of the 39th National Magazine Awards. We look forward to seeing you next year.
Check out the 2016 NMA photo gallery.