Presenting the Winners of the Inaugural National Magazine Awards: B2B

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2019 National Magazine Awards: B2B, which were presented this afternoon at the NMA: B2B luncheon. The luncheon was hosted by Peter McNeill and held at One King West in Toronto, with gold winners in creator-focused categories received a $500 cash prize in addition to their award.

BEST MAGAZINE & BEST PUBLISHER

Pivot, CPA Canada won the prestigious Best Magazine award. The Medical Post and University Affairs received Honourable Mentions. Les Affaires (TC Media) was the recipient of the inaugural Best Publisher award, with Franchise Canada receiving an Honourable Mention.

WINNERS HIGHLIGHTS

Writer Luc Rinaldi of Pivot, CPA Canada is a two-time Gold winner in the categories of Best Profile of a Company (for “Boy Wonder”) and Best Profile of a Person (for “The Decider”).

Taking home two silver awards was Tristan Bronca, the first for “Selling Out: The Story of the MD Financial Sale” (Best Profile of a Company) and the second for “The best places to practise medicine in Canada”, co-written with Colin Leslie (Best Series of Articles). Both were published in The Medical Post.

Here’s the complete list of Gold and Silver winning publications:

Congratulations also goes to the publications who took home Honourable Mention(s). They include: Advisor’s Edge, Avantages, Canadian Family Physician, Canadian Mining Journal, Canadian Shipper, CIM Magazine, Conseiller, Convenience & Carwash Canada, Experience, Foodservice and Hospitality, Ground: Landscape Architect Quarterly, Law Times, Le MĂ©decin du QuĂ©bec, MENU Magazine, Registered Nurse Journal, Rock to Road, Skies Magazine, The Business Advisor, and The Northern Miner.


2019 National Magazine Awards: B2B Results

Best Profile of a Company

GOLD
Boy Wonder
Pivot, CPA Canada
Luc Rinaldi, Mark Stevenson

SILVER
Selling Out: The Story of the MD Financial Sale
The Medical Post
Tristan Bronca, Colin Leslie

Best Column or Regularly Featured Department

GOLD
Millennials in Franchising
Franchise Canada
Jordan Whitehouse, Jessica Burgess, Andrew Schopp

SILVER
Remarkable Teacher
Professionally Speaking
Bill Harris, Richard Ouzounian, Leata Lekushoff

Best Feature Article: Professional

GOLD
In the Dark
Precedent Magazine
Daniel Fish, Melissa Kluger

SILVER
Opening our offices: The rise of open concept
Canadian Lawyer
Jonathan Kay, Tim Wilbur

Best Art Direction: Single Article or Opening Spread

GOLD
Seven teaching tips to consider for your classroom
University Affairs
Judith Lacerte, Underline Studio

SILVER
Marketing sous influence
Les Affaires
Charles DesGroseilliers, Martin Flamand

Best Feature Article: Trade

GOLD
Amazing Concrete
Azure
Elizabeth Pagliacolo, Catherine Osborne

SILVER
Has suicide become an occupational hazard of practising medicine?
CMAJ
Lauren Vogel, Roger Collier

Best Illustration

GOLD
The Loyalty Dilemma
Pivot, CPA Canada
Matthew Billington, Adam Cholewa

SILVER
Distance Learning
Professionally Speaking
Janice Kun, Studio 141, Kristin Doucet

Best News Coverage

GOLD
Many doctors feel “betrayed” by sale of MD Financial Management
CMAJ
Brian Owens, Roger Collier

SILVER
Le malaise américain
Profession Santé
Mathieu Ste-Marie, Christian Leduc, Éric Grenier

Best Profile of a Person

GOLD
The Decider
Pivot, CPA Canada
Luc Rinaldi, Mark Stevenson

SILVER
Beyond the History Books
Professionally Speaking
Stuart Foxman, Leata Lekushoff

Best Series of Articles

GOLD
Falling through the cracks / Some provinces offer partial fixes to medical residency shortfall
University Affairs
Wendy Glauser, LĂ©o Charbonneau

SILVER
The best places to practise medicine in Canada
The Medical Post
Colin Leslie, Tristan Bronca

Best How-to Article or Series of Articles

GOLD
How to Manage your Classroom Environment
Professionally Speaking
Lisa Van De Geyn, Kristin Doucet

SILVER
Battling Investment Bias
CPA Magazine
Tamar Satov, Bernadette Kuncevicius

Best Photograph

GOLD
The Minister of Everything
Pivot, CPA Canada
Guillaume Simoneau, Adam Cholewa

SILVER
Fractionner la classe de maths
Pour parler profession
Matthew Liteplo, Studio 141

Best Editorial

GOLD
Design Like a Mother
Canadian Architect
Elsa Lam

SILVER
Apocalypse postantibiotique – Sortir du modèle hospitalo-centriste – L’alcool, le nouvel ennemi
Profession Santé
Éric Grenier

Best Newsletter

GOLD
University Affairs Newsletter
University Affairs
Anqi Shen, Tara Siebarth

Best Cover

GOLD
Burnout
The Medical Post
Justin Poulsen, Nancy Peterman, Erin McPhee

Best Art Direction of a Complete Issue

GOLD
The Future of Audit
Pivot, CPA Canada
Adam Cholewa

SILVER
November 2018 Issue
University Affairs
Judith Lacerte, Underline Studio

Best Issue

GOLD
The Urbanism Issue
Azure
Danny Sinopoli, Cristian Ordonez, Elizabeth Pagliacolo, Kendra Jackson, Erin Donnelly

SILVER
Feb/March 2018 Issue
Vertical Magazine
Mike Reyno, Oliver Johnson, Jen Colven, Elan Head, Dayna Fedy

Best Publisher

GOLD
Les Affaires

Best Magazine

GOLD
Pivot, CPA Canada


Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 National Magazine Awards: B2B! Follow the National Magazine Awards: B2B on Twitter and visit us on Facebook for photos and highlights from the event.

Next year’s call for entries will open in December. If you are interested in judging for next year’s awards, please email us at staff@magazine-awards.com.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The National Media Awards Foundation is incredibly grateful for the support of: the Government of Canada, the Ontario Arts Council, Ontario Creates, and KCK Global. We are also thankful for the support of CCR Solutions, Cision, PUSH Media, RedPoint Media & Marketing Solutions, TC Transcontinental Printing, and Magazines Canada.


This year’s NMA: B2B judges volunteered their time and industry knowledge, reading and evaluating hundreds of entries; our sincerest thanks! Click here to learn more about our judging process and this year’s roster of judges.