Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Alberta Magazine Awards

The Alberta Magazine Awards will be presented at the Alberta Magazine Excellence Gala, on March 24 at the Carriage House Inn in Calgary, as part of the 2011 Alberta Magazines Conference. This is a celebration of you or someone you know in the Alberta magazine industry, featuring new Showcase Awards and Achievement Awards, cash prizes, plus all that glorious glory — and we need your submissions! 

Showcase Awards (Sponsored by Transcontinental). Submissions due February 22, 2011:

Showcasing excellence in magazine design and editorial. Submissions must be published and have appeared in an AMPA member magazine in the year 2010.

o Best Cover
o Best Short Editorial
o Best Feature Design
o Best Photo (new!)
o Best Illustration (new!)
o Best Alberta Story (new!)
Winners in each category will receive a $250 cash prize, as well as gift prize and conference pass. Winners will be announced at the Alberta Magazine Excellence Gala held Thursday, March 24. 

Achievement Awards. Nominations due January 31, 2011: 

This is your opportunity to nominate a person or publication that has contributed significantly to the Alberta magazine publishing industry. Nominations are free. Nominees must be current residents of Alberta.

o Editor of the Year (Sponsored by Fairmont Hotels)
o Achievement in Publishing (new!)
o Volunteer of the Year (Sponsored by Magazines Canada)
o Best New Magazine (new!)

Editor of the Year, Achievement in Publishing and Best New Magazine winners will be announced at the Alberta Magazine Excellence Gala held Thursday, March 24. Volunteer of the Year will be announced at the Friday Wine and Cheese, March 25.

Click here for full Alberta Magazine Awards details