Start preparing your entries for the 2013 Great Idea Awards

Newspapers are encouraged to start gathering their top advertising, marketing and promotional initiatives from 2012 to submit to the 2013 Great Idea Awards. The 2013 Rules of Entry have been updated to include an entry check list. Newspapers are encouraged to review the entry book and prepare long-form answers ahead of time. 

The national awards program honours the very best in newspaper marketing and promotion and is open to all members of the Canadian Community Newspapers Association (CCNA) and Canadian Newspapers Association (CNA).

This year’s competition will include a brand new award category for Print Innovation, recognizing innovative printed materials for, or featuring, advertising clients.

If you would like to recommend an experienced individual or colleague to be a judge in the 2013 competition, please click here to download the nomination form.

Need some inspiration? View last year’s award-winning entries from the 2012 Great Idea Awards.

If you have any questions about the awards program, please contact Phillip Roh, Project Coordinator, at