Canadian Online Publishing Awards
Masthead Online
PRESENTED BY:
GOLD SPONSOR:
Readers Digest
SUPPORTERS:
Inovva
Digital Reno
CCAB
CNW
Digital Reno
Newspapers Canada
Universities Canada
Sponsors

SAY THANKS TO THE SPONSORS AND INDUSTRY SUPPORTERS

The evolution of this event that past five years has attracted the whole media industry in Canada in our pursuit of digital excellence. The industry support from this initiative has been great and we thank the following organizations for their support this year...more to come

 

GOLD SPONSOR:

Readers Digest
Reader’s Digest Magazines Ltd. publishes five magazines, including Reader’s Digest and Sélection, Canada's most-read magazines; Best Health, a healthy lifestyle magazine for Canadian women, and More of Our Canada, a companion magazine to the very popular Our Canada magazine. Reader’s Digest operates a network of branded websites in Canada, including readersdigest.ca, besthealthmag.ca, selection.ca and plaisirssante.ca.

 

INDUSTRY SUPPORTERS:

Inovva
Inovva
Inovva provides state-of-the-art digital tools designed to drive growth in the media and publishing industries. The company delivers forward-thinking solutions and expertise that cover all aspects of audience engagement, subscription fulfilment, sales management, rights and royalties management, as well as content management for print, web and mobile platforms. Inovva is a wholly owned subsidiary of EquiSoft Inc., with head offices located in Montreal, Quebec. Website: www.inovva.com.

 

Ad Club

 

CCAB
CCAB - the Canadian division of BPA Worldwide – was created more than 80 years ago by advertisers, advertising agencies and the media industry to provide audited audience claims used in the buying and selling of advertising. Today, in addition to auditing audience claims of magazines and newspapers, CCAB provides compliance to defined government, industry and organizational standards as well as adherence to privacy, data protection and best practices.   Performing nearly 2,600 audits in over 20 countries, CCAB is a trusted resource for audit, compliance and assurance services.

To learn more, please contact Tim Peel – mpeel@bpaww.com – (416) 737-6578

 

CNW
Cision
Cision is the first place journalists look for news from Canadian companies. We deliver quality, authenticated news releases and multimedia content using our simultaneous newswire feed powered by Canada Newswire, and on our website at newswire.ca
Cision is also a leading global provider of software that empowers marketing communications professionals to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. For more information about its award-winning products and services, including the Cision Communications Cloud™, visit www.cision.ca and follow Cision on Twitter @CNWGroup

 

Digital Reno
Digital Reno
Digital Reno is a Digital Marketing Agency specializing in Brand Journalism– a powerful new marketing technique that blends content marketing and top rate journalism. Brand Journalism helps companies find its true and authentic voice. It tells deeply engaging stories that appeal to current or potential new customers and brand champions. It keeps companies in front of their audience through the buying cycle. Digital Reno delivers both marketing strategy and execution. We have full creative and production facilities. We do content development, editorial management, video production - everything it takes to develop and manage the execution of your campaign. Our approach is metrics driven to ensure measurable success and demonstrated ROI. Digital Reno and Brand Publishing breathes new life into existing brands and helps reinvent brands in changing markets.

 

metronews
Metro is Canada’s most-read national daily newspaper brand. Free Daily News Group Inc. publishes a full portfolio of Metro print and digital products in Ottawa, Toronto, London, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver; and digital-only products in Hamilton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Windsor and Victoria. Metro is also published in Halifax by Atlantic Free Daily Newspapers Inc. and in Montreal by Les Publications Métropolitaines Inc. Metro reaches more than 1.8 million readers daily and 4.2 million over the course of a week.

 

PressReader
PressReader is the global leader in multi-channel, cross-platform content distribution and monetization, and the chosen partner of more than 3,500 publishers from over 100 countries. PressReader connects local, national and international newspaper and magazine publishers with readers around the globe and across all platforms including web, iOS, Android, Android for Amazon, Windows 8 and BlackBerry 10. It offers the world’s most engaging reading experience to millions of readers and can be found in over 15,000 libraries, hotels, airlines, corporate and government offices, and aboard cruise ships worldwide, providing publishers with new revenue opportunities and increased global circulation.

 

Promethean
Promethean is a global education company that improves learning productivity by developing, integrating, and implementing innovative 21st century learning environments that help make everyone more engaged, empowered, and successful. Each year Promethean’s interactive technology touches the lives of more than 2 million teachers and 20 million students around the world. ClassFlow is the all-in-one teaching platform for synchronizing classroom devices and orchestrating lessons across a connected learning environment. For more information visit www.PrometheanWorld.com and www.ClassFlow.com

 

Sharp
Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd is direct subsidiary of Osaka-based Sharp Corporation, a company known worldwide for its unique one-of-a-kind electronic products and solutions. Dedicated to improving people’s lives through the use of advanced technology, Sharp Canada is committed to innovation, quality, value and design. We strive to create a balance between work and personal time, offering products that benefit people's lives at work, at home, and everywhere in between. When it comes to big screen viewing, Sharp Canada offers the largest LED TVs with cutting-edge technologies for amazing detail and gorgeous, consistent colour for captivating detail. Learn more about Sharp Canada by browsing our http://www.sharp.ca/en-CA/AboutUs/CompanyProfile.aspx. For more information about our products, please visit www.sharp.ca.

 

toshiba
Toshiba of Canada Limited is a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, one of the world's leading diversified electric/electronic manufacturers, providing customers worldwide with innovative technologies. Headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Toshiba of Canada is a digital technology leader with a wide range of products and solutions for consumers and business including: All-In-Ones, Laptops, Tablets, LED Televisions, Docking Stations, Hard Drives, Multi-Functional Printers, Document Solutions, Telecommunications, POS Systems, Medical Imaging equipment and more. Throughout its history, Toshiba’s commitment to technological and environmental innovations has distinguished the corporation from its competitors. For more information, visit Toshiba on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter.

 

Spin Master

 

Newspapers Canada
Newspapers Canada

 

Universities Canada
Universities Canada

 

Winnipeg Free Press
The Winnipeg Free Press is Manitoba's largest daily media outlet, providing news, comment, information, advertising and related services to the city and province via our print and digital platforms. Our journalism is locally focused and nationally recognized. We cover City Hall as passionately as we do the Winnipeg Jets, giving readers the information they need to thrive in the community where they live. The Free Press is the 2013 recipient of the Canadian Journalism Foundation's award given to a news organization that embraces the ideals of journalistic excellence -- accuracy, independence, accountability to the audience, courage and originality.The Free Press reach extends across the province with a network of other newspapers, including six community newspapers in and around Winnipeg, weekly newspapers in Steinbach and Carberry and the daily Brandon Sun.

 

Cocktail Reception Sponsor:

Earth and Sky Wine

 

Alberta Magazines Publisher Association
Alberta Magazines Publisher Association
Canadian Association of Journalists
Canadian Association of Journalists
Canadian Digital Media Network
Canadian Digital Media Network
CIRAA
Canadian Independent Recording Artists' Association
Independent Publishers Association of Ontario
Independent Publishers Association of Ontario
Magazine Association of BC
Magazine Association of BC
Magazines Quebec
Magazines Quebec
Newspapers Canada
Newspapers Canada
Ontario Media Development Corporation
Ontario Media Development Corporation

 

If you are interesting in sponsoring the COPAs  please contact Martin Seto, 416-907-6562, copa@masthead.ca

Alberta Magazines Publisher Association
Martin Seto
COPA 2016 Producer

2017 COPA JUDGES

J. Di Clemente

S. Martin

R. Cupello

L. Bucher

T. Peel
Gold Awards
Silver Awards
Finalist Awards
IMPORTANT DATES
Feb 1, 2017 >> Call for Judges
May 1, 2017 >> Call for Entries
June 9, 2017 >> Early Bird Deadline
July 14, 2017 >> Entry Deadline
July 21, 2017 >> Entry Extended Deadline
Sept 18, 2017 >> Finalist Announcement
Nov 14, 2017 >> Awards Event @ DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown