Spafax Dominates Three of Canada’s Most Prestigious Publishing Awards

By June 16th, 2016

TORONTO – June 16, 2016 – Spafax’s content marketing teams have a lot to celebrate following last weeks’ Canadian Society of Magazine Editors Awards, Digital Publishing Awards and National Magazine Awards. Overall, the teams brought home three golds and two silvers on behalf of Spafax clients.

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“Air Canada enRoute, Fairmont Magazine and Mercedes-Benz magazine’s achievements in the top Canadian publishing awards on behalf of our clients illustrate our dedication to providing the highest-quality content to our clients and their customers,” says Nino Di Cara, Executive Vice President, Spafax Content Marketing Americas. “Spafax is honoured to have the opportunity to produce best-in-class creative work thanks to support and collaboration of our global network of clients.”

“Spafax is honoured to have the opportunity to produce best-in-class creative work thanks to support and collaboration of our global network of clients.” – Nino Di Cara, Spafax

Canadian Society of Magazine Editors Awards

  • Mercedes-Benz magazine won Custom Magazine of the Year along with Fairmont Magazine in the Best Front-of-Book category

Digital Publishing Awards

  • Air Canada enRoute received Silver for Best Digital Design for Canada’s Best New Restaurants

National Magazine Awards

  • Air Canada enRoute won Gold for Service and Lifestyle for the November 2015 edition of Canada’s Best New Restaurants
  • Air Canada enRoute also recieved Silver for Best Editorial Package for the Learning Issue for its September 2015 edition

“We’re incredibly proud to see our work recognized by the National Magazine Awards Foundation, whose judges are also our industry peers,” says Jean-François Légaré, Editor-in-Chief, Air Canada enRoute. “Our team strives to provide our client’s audiences with truly original content, whether that means sending a writer to West Virginia to train with tennis legend Pete Sampras or flying contributor Andrew Braithwaite on a month-long, incognito journey to find the country’s best new restaurants.”

“We were thrilled to learn that all three finalists in the Best Custom category were Spafax publications,” says Natasha Mekhail, Editor-in-Chief, Spafax Luxury Brands. “We have always sought to bring an engaging consumer-content feel to the world of content marketing and are honoured that the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors has recognized those efforts.”

About Spafax Content Marketing

Spafax Content Marketing is one of the Americas’ leading providers of content marketing solutions in the form of content, experiences and brand alliances. Clients include Air Canada, Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, Bombardier Business Aircraft, Mercedes-Benz, Dyson, Investors Group, Tourism Toronto and Sotheby’s International Realty. Spafax Content Marketing is part of the Spafax Group, a tenthavenue company. www.spafax.com


For further information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Vida Schultz
Account Director, Spafax
vida.schultz@spafax.com
416-350-2453

Phil Birnbaum
Publicist, Spafax
phil.birnbaum@spafax.com
647-789-7297