Canadian Magazine Industry News
9 April 2010,     TORONTO
Magazines Canada hosts first annual Best on Page Awards
Last night, Magazines Canada hosted the first annual Best on Page Awards, celebrating the best in Canadian magazine advertising creative.

Magazines Canada executive director, advertising services Gary Garland and coordinator, advertising services Patricia Stamp
Magazines Canada executive director, advertising services Gary Garland and coordinator, advertising services Patricia Stamp


The packed house of advertising and publishing industry members at Toronto's St. Lawrence Market were treated to live boxing matches in a regulation-size boxing ring which set the tone for the event.

Entries to the awards were judged first on the Best on Page website using a five-star scale. Those that made it through to the second round were judged by a jury of creative peers who selected the Best of Show awards.

The 2010 Best on Page Awards Gold winners are:

Best Full Page or DPS: "Barbell"
Advertiser:Special Olympics Canada
Agency: Grey Canada; Creative Director, Rick Kemp; Copy Writer, Jonathan Careless; Art Director, Gerald Schoenhoff.
 
Best Small Space or Fractional: “Killer Robots”
Advertiser: Tourism Toronto
Agency: Leo Burnett, Toronto; Creative Directors, Judy John, Israel Diaz, Kelly Zettel; Copy Writers, Steve Stahl, Mike Cook; Art Director, Mike Cook; Production, Anne Peck.
 
Best Magazine Campaign: “A Gentle End: Three Little Pigs/Humpty Dumpty/Goldilocks”
Advertiser: Johnson & Johnson Baby
Agency: Lowe Roche; Creative Director, Christina Yu; Copy Writer, Michelle Spivak; Art Director, Paul Parolin; Production, Beth MacKinnon.
 
Best of Show: “Barbell”
Advertiser: Special Olympics Canada
Agency: Grey Canada; Creative Director, Rick Kemp; Copy Writer, Jonathan Careless; Art Director, Gerald Schoenhoff.

Live boxing matches at the event
Live boxing matches at the event


Faze magazine staff with Masthead publisher Doug Bennet
Faze magazine staff with Masthead publisher Doug Bennet


Some of the Transcontinental staff at the event
Some of the Transcontinental staff at the event


CLB Media staff taking in the awards
CLB Media staff taking in the awards



— Val Maloney
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