Last night at a fabulous event in the Grand Banking Hall of Hotel One King West the Canadian Business Media Association presented the 62nd annual CBM Awards, in Memory of Kenneth R. Wilson.
MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
The winner of the 2016 CBM Award for Magazine of the Year is Marketing, published by Rogers Media: Alison Wood (publisher); David Thomas (editor) and Glenn Taylor (art director).
Marketing also won silver in Best Regularly Featured Department, Column or Blog. They also received 4 honourable mentions in Best Issue, Best Art Direction of an Opening Spread, Best Art Direction of an Entire Issue, and Best Merchandising/Marketing Article.
BEST MEDIA BRAND
The winner of the 2016 CBM Award for Best Media Brand is Precedent, published by Law & Style Media Inc.: Melissa Kluger (editor & publisher); Gilbert Li (art director); Daniel Fish and Lauren Parrott (contributors).
Precedent also won gold in Best Art Direction of a Complete Issue, and two silver in Best Art Direction of a Complete Issue and Best Art Direction of an Opening Spread or Feature. They also received three honourable mentions in Best Feature Article – Professional, Best How-To Article of Series of How-To Articles and Best One-Of-A-Kind.
Léo Charbonneau, Editor
Underline Studio, Art Director
February 2015: Porn Studies
William Powell, Kristin Doucet, Leata Lekushoff, Editors
Studio 141 Inc., Art Direction
Léo Charbonneau, Editor
Underline Studio, Art Direction
April 2015: The Campus Food Revolution
Matt O’Grady, Editor
Catherine Mullaly, Art Director
BEST IN-HOUSE COVER
Melissa Shin, Editor
Gil Martinez, Art Director
Suzanne Sharma, Deputy Editor
Advisor’s Edge April 2015
Lauren d’Entremont, Editor
Andrea Lee, Art Director
Smoke’s World Domination Cover
HARVEY SOUTHAM AWARD FOR CAREER ACHIEVEMENT
The Harvey Southam Award was presented to Michel Dongois, senior journalist at Profession Santé. Recognized for his outstanding professionalism, integrity and humanism, Mr. Dongois received this prestigious honour at the CBM Awards ceremony.
Also winning a Silver award: D&A Magazine, BC Business, FranchiseCanada, Lexpert, Canadian Architect, Better Farming, Les Affaires and Listed.
About the 62nd annual CBM Awards
The CBM Awards recognizes the outstanding efforts of Canadian business-to-business magazine content. Through this annual award program, we pay tribute to the memory of Kenneth R. Wilson, one of Canada’s most prominent business writers.
The CBM Awards judges nominated 141 submissions from 36 different B2B magazines. Gold, Silver and Honourable Mention awards were presented in 21 written, visual, integrated and special categories during this evening’s gala at the Grand Banking Hall at One King West in Toronto, hosted by D.B. Scott, president of Impresa Communications Limited, as well as a reputable consultant, market researcher, teacher, editor and blogger.
For a complete list of nominees and winners, visit www.krwawards.ca.