Cottage Life, Spacing headline CSME Editors' Choice Awards


Tonight at the annual awards of the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors (CSME), hosted by Allan Britnell (who also hosted last night’s Kenneth R. Wilson Awards), the big winners included Spacing, Cottage Life, Today’s Parent and Precedent.
Spacing won for Best Magazine (small circ). Canada’s History was runner-up.
Cottage Life won for Best Magazine (medium circ). Office-mate Outdoor Canada was runner-up.
Today’s Parent won for Best Magazine (large circ). Canadian Living was runner-up.
Precedent won for Best Trade Magazine. Today’s Trucking was runner-up.
Spacing won for Best Website Editorial. Canadian Living was runner-up.
Best Health won for Best Tablet Edition. Reader’s Digest was runner-up.
Cottage Life and Spacing shared the award for Best Front of Book.
The Jim Cormier Award for Best Display Writing: Cottage Life.
Best Art Integration went to Spacing.
And the Editor of the Year: Penny Caldwell of Cottage Life.
Canadian Magazines blogger and former winner of the NMAF’s Outstanding Achievement Award D.B. Scott was the keynote speaker of the event, held as part of MagNet 2014 at the Courtyard Toronto Downtown.
Check out all the events that are part of this year’s Canadian Magazines Week. The climax: the 37th annual National Magazine Awards on Friday. Tickets.

A Quick Guide to Canadian Magazines Week

It’s Canadian Magazines Week (#CdnMagWeek) in Toronto, where much of Canada’s magazine industry is preparing to gather for a week of conferences, workshops, social events and awards presentations, culminating in Friday night’s 37th annual National Magazine Awards gala.
Here’s a quick look at the main events:
TUESDAY JUNE 3
MagNet Marquee
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, 5:30pm
Keynote speaker: M. Scott Havens, The Atlantic
60th Anniversary Kenneth R. Wilson Awards
Grand Banking Hall, Hotel One King West, 6:30pm
Master of ceremonies: Allan Britnell
WEDNESDAY JUNE 4
MagNet Magazines Conference
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, all day
CMC Awards
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, 12:00pm
Magazines Canada AGM
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, 5:00pm
Editors’ Choice Awards (CSME)
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, 5:30pm
Guest speaker: D.B. Scott
THURSDAY JUNE 5
MagNet Magazines Conference
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, all day
Magazines Canada Luncheon
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, 12:00pm
Keynote speaker: Fabrizio D’Angelo, Burda International
The Magazine Mixer
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, 5:00pm
CDS Global Circulator
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, 5:00pm
PWAC Awards Dinner
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, 6:00pm
Keynote speaker: Mitch Joel, Twist Image
FRIDAY JUNE 6
MagNet Magazines Conference
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, morning
OMDC Success Stories Luncheon
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, 12:00pm
PWAC AGM
Courtyard Toronto Downtown, 2:00pm
37th annual National Magazine Awards
The Carlu, 6:00pm
Master of ceremonies: Scott Feschuk
After a busy week of magazines, we hope to see you at Friday’s National Magazine Awards gala. Tickets are on sale now. Can’t make it? Follow the show on Twitter @MagAwards #NMA14.

Your Guide to 2013 Canadian Magazines Week

Mag-stackThe biggest week in Canadian magazines is finally here. Conferences, receptions, events and awards, all culminating in the 36th annual National Magazine Awards gala on Friday night, June 7. Hope to see you there. [INFO & TICKETS]

TUESDAY JUNE 4
5:30pm – MagNet Marquee: The opening event of MagNet 2013, Canada’s Magazines Conference, Courtyard Toronto Downtown by Marriott.

6:30pm – 59th annual Kenneth R. Wilson Awards, recognizing excellence in Canadian business-to-business publishing, Grand Banking Hall, Hotel One King West, Toronto.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 5
All day – MagNet 2013, Courtyard Toronto Downtown.

12:00pm – CMC Excellence Awards Luncheon, Courtyard Toronto Downtown.

5:00pm – CDS Global Circulator reception, Courtyard Toronto Downtown.

5:30pm – CSME Editors’ Gala, Courtyard Toronto Downtown.

6:00pm – PWAC Awards Dinner Banquet, Courtyard Toronto Downtown.

THURSDAY JUNE 6
All day – MagNet 2013, Courtyard Toronto Downtown.

5:00pm – Magazines Canada Connecting Canada reception, Courtyard Toronto Downtown.

FRIDAY JUNE 7
All day – MagNet 2013, Courtyard Toronto Downtown.

12:00pm – PWAC Awards Luncheon, Courtyard Toronto Downtown.

6:00pm – 36th annual National Magazine Awards gala, The Carlu, Toronto.