About Manitoba Magazine Publishers’ Association

Reaching up to 1,000,000 readers every month, Manitoba magazines provide world class writing – prose and poetry, fact and fiction – wrapped in creative design, quality photography and illustration. MAGGIE 2015 ENTRIES OPEN IN MARCH

Here are the categories:



Best Cover – Illustration

Best Cover – Photography

Best Mobile, Digital or Interactive Initiative

People’s Choice


Best Poem or Suite of Poems

Best Short Fiction

Best Editorial Feature or Creative Non-Fiction piece


Best Business or Individual Profile
Best Professional, Industrial, Manufacturing, Agricultural, Association, Environmental or Marketing Article 
Best Single Issue


Best Editorial Feature
Best Regular Column or Department
Best Single Issue
Best Brand Extension Activity

Breaking News

Lunch & Learn with MMPA.

January 29, 2015, 12 noon – 1:30 pm

Artspace Boardroom, 4th Floor, 100 Arthur St, Winnipeg.

Integrated Selling

Scott Jamieson, group publisher at Annex Business Media, shares his insights into successful brand extension projects that combine multiple touch points—print, e-news, websites, social media, video and events—to attract new revenue sources, broaden staff expertise and strengthen the brands. Join us to view the recorded webinar from Magazines Canada. Special member rate.

Here’s your booking link.

New on Facebook: Manitoba Magazine Publishers Association page. Please “Like”, add your comments, share your magazine news. We will be adding news as it comes up. Writers, look there for some writing competitions and paid magazine submissions. Although entry dates have passed, in the main, they are worth diarising for next year.

Kayak turns ten! Congratulation to all the publishing staff of Kayak on a great job for the last ten years. Here’s to the next ten. See Kayak here.

 Print is dead! NOT!! Long live the bookbook. Here’s the link – don’t miss it.

2015 Conference dates set. May 27 and May 28, once more at the Viscount Gort, Winnipeg. Check the Professional Development page to see videos from MMPA’s June conference.

Event of the Year! The Maggies! 2015 will be held May 28 as part of our Annual Conference, once more at the Viscount Gort, Winnipeg. Publishers, your entries will come from magazines published during 2014 so start your engines.

MMPA’s 2nd Annual Golf Tournament will be held Thursday August 6, 2015 at the Bel Air Golf Course. Information coming shortly. Once again part of the proceeds will go to Winnipeg Foundation’s “Nourishing Potential” program.  See the 2014 golf action here.