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Canadian Business Press Announces the Winners of the 60th anniversary Kenneth R. Wilson Awards

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TORONTO, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Business Press is proud to announce the winners of the 60th anniversary Kenneth R. Wilson Awards for Canadian business-to-business magazine publishing. From nearly 550 submissions nationwide, the KRW Award judges nominated 174 submissions from 69 different B2B publications. Gold, Silver and Honourable Mention awards were presented in 22 written, visual, digital and special categories during this evening's gala at the Grand Banking Hall at One King West in Toronto, hosted by Allan Britnell, managing editor of Renovation Contractor and president of the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors.

For a complete list of nominees and winners, as well as to view the nominated entries, visit www.krwawards.ca.

Magazines of the Year Sponsored by Canadian Business Press
The winner of the 2013 Kenneth R. Wilson Award for Magazine of the Year-Professional is BCBusiness, published by Canada Wide Media Ltd.: Tom Gierasimczuk (publisher and editor); Cathy Mullaly (art director).

What the KRW Awards judges said about BCBusiness:
BCBusiness is a B2B magazine that challenges your expectations. Its engaging content is presented through top notch photography, solid typography and a creative approach to its editorial. It was a clear winner.

BCBusiness also received an honourable mention for Best Issue (for its 'The Entrepreneur of the Year' Issue)

The winner of the 2013 Kenneth R. Wilson Award for Magazine of the Year-Trade is Retail News, published by the Canadian Gift Association: Tom Foran
(publisher); Erica Kirkland (editor); Underline Studio (art direction).

What the KRW Awards judges said about Retail News:
Retail News easily set itself apart from the contenders. The magazine's page layouts are light and airy; inviting the reader to plunge into the content. The grid is strong and flexible, which brings rhythm. The attention given to the typography adds to the sophistication of the magazine. The magazine's look is the perfect stage for the trendy products featured in its pages.

Top Winning Magazines at the 60th Kenneth R. Wilson Awards:

Magazine

Gold

Silver

Honourable Mention

CAmagazine

3

2

14

Up Here Business

3

1

2

Canadian Grocer

2

2

0

Professionally Speaking

1

1

10

Les Affaires

1

1

2

CMA Magazine

1

0

8

L'actualité médicale

1

0

3

Canadian Lawyer

1

0

3

Precedent

1

0

3

Listed

1

0

2

BCBusiness

1

0

1

University Affairs

0

3

6

Marketing

0

3

4

Also winning a Gold award were, Canadian Metalworking, Construire, Retail News, The Northern Miner, Today's Trucking and Oilweek.

Also winning a Silver award were Forum, Oilsands Review, Statements Magazine, SRI Magazine and The Medical Post.

Award Highlights include:
Two first-time participants and nominees won top awards tonight: Construire magazine won the Gold medal for Website of the Year and SRI Magazine took home the Silver medal for Best Art Direction of a Complete Issue. Leading all magazines with a total of 5 awards and 14 honourable mentions, CAmagazine took home both the Gold and Silver awards in the following categories: Best Illustration and Best Professional Article. Finally, Canadian Grocer's Lindsay Maclachlan won the Gold award for Best Art Direction of an Opening Spread/Complete Feature and the Silver Award for Best Cover.

Best Cover – Sponsored by CNW Group & MediaVantage
The Gold award for Best Cover of 2013 went to Up Here Business, for its June Oil and Gas Issue cover "Let's Talk About F**cking", by Michael Ericsson, Guy Quenneville and Chris Windeyer.

The Silver award went to Canadian Grocer, for "Will Amazon take over the world?" by Art director Lindsay Maclachlan.

Best Issue
The Gold award for Best Issue of 2013 went to CMA Magazine, for "The change Issue."

The Silver award went to University Affairs, for its November 2013 Issue.

Website of the Year
The award for Website of the Year went to acqconstruire.com, the website of Construire magazine: Éditions ACQ (publisher); LEEROY Agence Créative (web design).

Art Direction of a Complete Issue – Sponsored by Brainmetal
The Gold award for Best Art Direction of a Complete Issue went to Precedent, for "Summer 2013," by The Office of Gilbert Li and Melissa Kluger.

The Silver award went to SRI Magazine, for "On Target?" by Barbara Woolley, Kristine Do, Aaron Rinas and Gord Woolley.

Best Illustration
Both awards for Best Illustration went to CAmagazine:

Illustrator Ryan Snook won the Gold medal for "Funds without benefits" and Gérard DuBois won the Silver medal for "Devil in the details".

Best Photograph
The Gold award went to Angela Gzowski, for "Don the Builder" published in Up Here Business.

The Silver award went to Shaun Robinson, for "Survive: Chris Bloomer" in Oilsands Review.

Best Art Direction of an Opening Spread / Complete Feature

Gold:

Lindsay Maclachlan


Local Growers


Canadian Grocer



Silver:

Peter Zaver, Tammy Leung


30 Under 30


Marketing



Best Editorial Sponsored by Canada Post Corporation

Gold:

Rolf Lockwood


Quota Unquote


Today's Trucking 



Silver:

David Thomas


Ottawa: The Toughest Client


Marketing 



Best Feature Article-Professional Sponsored by Annex Business Media

Gold:

John Hoffman


Autism Now


Professionally Speaking 



Silver:

Chris Powell


A Case of Procurement Run Amok?


Marketing



Best Feature Article-Trade

Gold:

R.P. Stastny


A line in the sand


Oilweek



Silver:

Chris Dart


Local Growers


Canadian Grocer



Best How-To Article or Series of How-To Articles

Gold:

Roberta Staley


Mind Over Meetings


CA magazine



Silver:

Deanne Gage 


'Til Divorce Do Us Part


 FORUM Magazine



Best Industrial / Manufacturing Article

Gold:

Nancy Kwon


A brave new world


Canadian Grocer



Silver:

Dominique Froment


La fabrication additive : préparez-vous à une révolution !


Les Affaires



Best News Coverage

Gold:

Fabienne Papin


Surdiagnostic et surtraitement


L'actualité médicale



Silver:

Jered Stuffco, Simon Bredin


A patient's painkiller and a physician's headache


The Medical Post



Best One-of-a-Kind Article

Gold:

Guy Quenneville


Theatres of the Absurd


Up Here Business



Silver:

Moira MacDonald


Sessionals, up close


University Affairs



Best Professional Article

Gold:

Rosalind Stefanac


Train with no pain


CAmagazine



Silver:

Robert Colapinto


The lean model


CAmagazine



Best Profile of a Company Sponsored by Impresa Communications, Ltd. 

Gold:

Robert Thompson


A man with a plan


Listed



Silver:

Rosanna Tamburri


Flipping the Classroom


University Affairs



Best Profile of a Person Sponsored by Masthead 

Gold:

Michael McKiernan


Making waves


Canadian Lawyer



Silver:

Vivian Belik


You See A Predator. He Sees A Product.


Up Here Business



Best Regularly Featured Department or Column Sponsored by the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors

Gold:

Bernard Mooney


Chronique Bernard Mooney


Les Affaires



Silver:

Trish Snyder


Exemplary OCT


Professionally Speaking



Best Resource / Infrastructure Article

Gold:

Gwen Preston


Shawn Ryan's new Yukon vision


The Northern Miner



Silver:

Colin Ellis


Re-Shoring: Coming Home to Canada?


Statements Magazine



Best Online-Only Article

Gold: 

Nick Healey


Hidden costs: Will Canada's rush to resources stifle future growth?


Canadian Metalworking

To view all of this year's winners as well as the sponsors, partners and judges of this year's Kenneth R. Wilson Awards, visit www.krwawards.ca.

ABOUT THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY KENNETH R. WILSON AWARDS
The 60th anniversary Kenneth R. Wilson Awards were produced by the Canadian Business Press. We thank our generous sponsors as well as our event partners: Relay Experience, CNW Group and Media Vantage, Klix Pix and Brainmetal. The KRW 60th Anniversary gala was held at the majestic Grand Banking Hall at One King West in Toronto. The KRW Awards gratefully acknowledges its suppliers and its contributors who donated gifts in kind to support the awards program. We thank them for their generosity, interest and expertise.

ABOUT THE KENNETH R. WILSON AWARDS
The KRW 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.

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