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Make your brand a vital part of western Canada’s largest magazine industry gathering.

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A leading provider of outsourced business solutions to multiple industries


Website: www.cdsglobal.ca


As a leading provider of outsourced business processes to media companies across Canada and the world, CDS Global delivers innovative and flexible subscription management, digital entitlement, eCommerce, business intelligence and reporting, customer service and marketing solutions. CDS Global’s multichannel model enables you to reach your audience in new ways through digital and e-media offerings that help you monetize the digital revolution and extend your brand.

Founded in 1972, CDS Global is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst and employs 2,200 people worldwide. With offices in Markham and Montreal, CDS Global serves businesses across Canada in both English and French, and delivers services worldwide to clients in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia.

Inovva is the recently established, wholly-owned subsidiary of EquiSoft. We have over 20 years of experience providing media and publishing companies with state-of-the-art digital tools that will accelerate and drive their growth. Our in-depth industry knowledge and experienced team allow us to add value to publishers every step of the way.

Our extensive, web-based offerings include PublisherElements –  a fully integrated suite of tools covering every element of your content management and subscriptions needs  –  and Publish2Profit – a comprehensive set of ad sales and circulation management tools designed to increase productivity and profits.

We work closely with our customers to help them rethink their businesses, better serve their readers across the evolving publishing landscape and prosper in the digital economy.

EVERY IMPRESSION MATTERS


Website: www.mitchellpress.com


Privately owned and operated since 1928, Mitchell Press is the one of the largest commercial heat-set web printing companies in Western Canada.

Located in Burnaby, British Columbia, Mitchell Press produces a wide variety of commercial print projects within a strict environmental framework for clients throughout Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. The high quality, superb service and fast turnaround that customers receive comes from a lifetime of experience and a commitment to innovation and integrity.

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Canada Post delivers to all 15.8 million addresses in Canada, connecting businesses and residents from coast to coast to coast. With the largest delivery and retail network in the nation, our reach is unparalleled. We are proud to offer a reliable delivery service to our customers. Our suite of direct mail solutions allows businesses to get their brand into their customer’s hands using a Smartmail MarketingTM approach, which combines the power of physicality, data and connectivity to build loyalty and drive action.

Magazines Canada is the national trade association representing Canadian-owned, Canadian-content consumer, cultural, specialty, professional and business media magazines. French and English member titles offer a wide range of topics including business, professional, news, politics, sports, arts and culture, leisure, lifestyle, women and youth, made available on multiple platforms.

The association focuses on government affairs, services to the advertising trade, circulation marketing and the development of career skills for and the recognition of excellence among the people who work in Canada’s magazine media.

As Canada’s largest printer, with operations in print, flexible packaging, publishing and digital media, TC Transcontinental’s mission is to create products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers.

In the printing industry since 1976, TC Transcontinental has extensive experience partnering with magazine publishers: understanding their challenges and providing solutions to reduce their production cycle; streamlining workflow processes and costs; and delivering constant high quality and innovative products to the market.

Respect, teamwork, performance and innovation are strong values held by the Corporation and its employees. Through our commitment to environmental stewardship and social responsibility, we rely on a range of sustainable forest products and we believe that our responsible paper purchasing policy has a significant impact on the forest and paper industries.

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Burke has been a print industry leader for over 100 years and has worked tirelessly to become a true one-stop shop for our customers. Burke’s celebrated design department specializes in magazine and publication design. We are a Canada Post Smartmail Expert Partner and run a top-of-the-line mail house. Our 40 inch offset press and in-house bindery department make publication production a breeze. We work daily to make our customers’ publishing process simple, fast and consistent from conception to completion.

From partnering with small companies, to working with larger publishers and juggling complicated distribution lists – Burke is here to make your magazine a success! We are Edmonton’s leading media supplier, and your single source partner.

At CBN Commercial Solutions, we deliver innovative magazine printing solutions that elevate. For over 100 years we’ve been providing our clients with expert advice to create work of exceptional quality.

CBN Commercial Solutions was formed through the merger of McAra Printing and Unicom Graphics, and is committed to being Alberta’s leading full-service offset and digital printer specializing in magazines and commercial printing. Our state-of-the-art Heidelberg 10 colour UV perfecting press with high-speed inline sheet inspection makes short work of long magazine runs and gives publishers unprecedented access to a wide range of special finishes and effects with assured quality. Our comprehensive in-house bindery, mailing and fulfillment service ensures your magazine is on time and on budget.

For special editions choose from a wide variety of special finishing options including die cuts, varnishes and foiling. In a sea of same, our team of trained professions is committed to making your publication shine.


Website: www.centralweb.ca

CentralWeb is a commercial heatset web printer with production facilities in Calgary and Edmonton.

With six press lines, state of the art prepress, Bindery and in-house mail, we are able to offer a wide range of complete print services. Since our inception in 1967, we have been committed to the success of our customers by providing high quality products and service.

JWN is Canada’s oldest and most recognized source for oil & gas information, providing authoritative print and digital publications, data sets, maps, charts, directories, industry events and conferences, and specialized consulting services. Its flagship monthly magazine, Oilweek, was launched in 1948 and the Daily Oil Bulletin has chronicled the oil and gas industry since 1937. Other magazines are Oilsands Review and Alberta Construction Magazine. JWN, with offices in Calgary and Edmonton, is a unit of Vancouver-based multimedia corporation Glacier Media Inc.

Bright Print. Brilliant Service.


Website: www.starpress.ca

Star Press is the International leader in web offset ultraviolet printing with numerous awards from the Web Offset Association and more than 10 years experience with web UV.

Our unique combination of UV inks, high gloss paper and in house saddle stitcher and trimmer allows for cost effective, quick turnarounds for medium and long run magazines and glossy tabloids. We also maintain our own delivery fleet with client viewable GPS so you can be assured your job will arrive on time and on budget.

Funders


Government of Canada
Government of Alberta

AMPA acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Periodical Fund (CPF) of the Department of Canadian Heritage, and the Government of Alberta through the Alberta Media Fund (AMF), towards our project costs.