American Society of Magazine Editors


IMAG 2017 Sponsors




AdvantageCS is the developer of Advantage marketing and subscription software for publishers. Leading companies rely on Advantage to manage their digital subscriptions, entitlements, magazines, bundles, e-products, conferences and events, membership and donations, continuity programs, product orders, payments and customer service. Advantage also offers a comprehensive e-commerce platform, multichannel sales, high availability, sophisticated business intelligence tools, multicurrency, multilocal taxation, direct debit processing and a multilingual interface.

AdvantageCS is a privately held corporation, and has been developing software for publishers since 1979. Financially sound, with a worldwide reputation for superior software and service, AdvantageCS is a trusted partner of many global information companies.


The Alliance for Audited Media (AAM) powers transparency and collaboration between North America’s leading media professionals. AAM is the industry’s recognized leader in cross-media verification, with unparalleled expertise across all brand platforms, including web, mobile, email and print. More than 4,000 publishers, advertisers, agencies and technology vendors depend on AAM’s data-driven insights, technology certification audits and information services to transact with trust. To learn how AAM brings trust and transparency to today’s media ecosystem, visit


CDS Global helps media companies find success across print and digital with multichannel content and audience engagement technology. CDS Global works with you to leverage the power of your brands through data-driven audience engagement; right-time, 1:1 marketing; marketing automation; multichannel subscription support; global consumer acquisition; modern business intelligence; extensive payment solutions; customer care; and more. With 45 years of expertise and 15 locations worldwide, CDS Global is a trusted partner to the media industry, managing 192 million consumers across nearly 1,000 print and digital magazine titles. CDS Global’s unmatched scale gives media companies of all sizes access to the technology needed to attract, retain and interact with audiences and increase your share of wallet. To see how CDS Global can put data and technology to work for you, visit


CMG - Comag Marketing Group provides publishers of many of the world’s leading magazine brands with comprehensive retail sales, circulation marketing and supply chain solutions for the mass market, direct-to-retail, international and specialty market newsstand channels. Through innovative consumer insights and analytics, CMG provides category management guidance to many leading retail chains. CMG’s goal is to maximize sales in the newsstand environment while focusing on supply chain initiatives that help remove structural impediments within the distribution channel. CMG is committed to collaborating with retailers and wholesale distributors to better serve the end users—magazine consumers. Above all, CMG remains focused on developing supply chain solutions for a mature product category with effective, value-added services through enhanced consumer marketing and research capabilities so that the magazine category continues to be a vital part of the consumer’s shopping experience.


GfK MRI’s focus on excellence has made it the leading source of top-quality media and consumer research in the U.S. All GfK MRI studies reflect an enduring commitment to delivering reliable and actionable information about the world’s most dynamic consumer market. GfK MRI’s Survey of the American Consumer® is the industry standard for magazine audience ratings in the U.S., and the majority of media and marketing plans in the country rely on it. This very same GfK MRI data provides the rock-solid foundation of our high quality custom research work, providing small, medium and independent magazines of all sizes with just the right solution to help paint compelling portraits of their Magazine Media audiences.


LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) is a global leader in traditional and digital print, print-related services and office products that serves the needs of publishers, merchandisers, and retailers. The Company’s service offering includes e-services, warehousing and fulfillment and supply chain management. LSC utilizes a broad portfolio of technology capabilities coupled with consultative attention to clients' needs to increase speed to market, reduce costs, provide postal savings to customers and improve efficiencies. Strategically located operations provide local service and responsiveness while leveraging the economic, geographic and technological advantages of an international organization.


Media Services Group’s Élan software is a cloud-based solution built to help media businesses package, sell, deliver and bill: digital advertising, print advertising, newsletters, sponsorships, events and custom content. Élan software is used by hundreds of media companies and thousands of industry professionals around the world. Companies like TEN, The Economist, AMI and National Geographic rely on Élan software to help them manage their advertising operations.


MediaWorks 360 applies publishing media experience and relationships to help clients drive revenue, reduce costs and develop efficiencies.  Our deep publishing backgrounds bring a different and proven approach to the business—one of real experience and knowing how to make an impact on the bottom line.

Our areas of expertise and focus include:

Legacy Cost Reductions: Our expertise can help reduce legacy costs company-wide from subscription and newsstand marketing to pre-press, production and digital services.

Premium Price Memberships: Discover the power of bundling a brand’s assets to build unique, premium-priced subscription programs. Many publishers have assets siloed in print, digital, video, experiential, archives, etc., but few have bundled them to generate a new, organic revenue stream. We have the expertise and the platform.

Transformative Content Expertise & Tools: Multiplatform content strategy allowing companies to effectively “create once and publish anywhere,” with an emphasis on digital first. Our program drives savings by simplifying the workflow and providing a system to support it. 


min is magazine media's trusted source for consumer and B2B brands, reaching thousands of media executives in print, online and live events. For more than 60 years, min has been serving its community with unparalleled information, education and recognition.


Publishers Information Bureau (PIB) is the premier source of consumer magazine advertising paging, expenditures and related information. PIB® is a membership organization administered by MPA—The Association of Magazine Media. Both MPA and Non-MPA members may join.

PIB® is recognized in the industry as the most trusted source of print magazine ad data. Agencies, advertisers, industry analysts and venture capital companies that share an interest in the print ROI component of the magazine industry regularly rely upon the organization’s reporting.


PressReader is built to create lasting relationships between people and content.

PressReader takes the world’s top publications to places they couldn’t reach on their own, through a vast network of leading hotels, airlines, telecoms, libraries, restaurants and beyond. PressReader’s sponsored access model lets businesses take their guest experience to the next level, ensures publishers are paid for their content and gives readers a world of news and editorial without any friction. Everybody wins.

Whether a reader prefers full-issue digital replicas or scrolling through a constant flow of articles tailored to their interests, today’s audience is on-the-go. They’re most engaged when they can share, comment and tailor their experience as uniquely as their fingerprints.

It’s time to reach more readers and generate more revenue. Let’s talk!


ProCirc is a leading provider of full-service consumer marketing outsourced solutions to the publishing industry, offering strategic, promotional, analytical and operational support to publishers of all sizes. Founded in 1993, ProCirc provides strategic vision and customized circulation solutions to deliver profitable and engaged readers to more than 50 publishers, representing more than 250 titles. PubWorX is a Hearst and Condé Nast partnership committed to offering scale and innovation to the magazine industry. With more than 200 experts from across the industry, PubWorX offers solutions to satisfy the consumer marketing, circulation management, production and paper procurement needs of any publisher, large or small.


Publishers Press is a family owned company in its fifth generation. What began as a printing company in 1866 has evolved into a leading content distributor with a strong expertise in the magazine publishing industry. The full-service operation offers capabilities that include printing, distribution, email marketing, label and packaging and more, with a concentrated focus on providing solutions to its clients through multiple platforms. As a G7 Master Printer, Publishers Press is certified by IDEAlliance and identified as a printing company where our prepress service produces proofs to G7 standards. With the most modern technology, techniques, proofing and press controls, it is our goal to continually improve overall quality. As always, Publishers Press is continuing efforts to provide their customers with the highest level of customer service while delivering a superior product on time.


Quad is uniquely positioned to meet the specific needs of special interest and niche publishers. Quad's dedicated special interest production platform and professional staff are focused on delivering magazines that meet your high expectations and provide an incomparable customer experience. Continual investment in prepress, press and finishing technologies provides you with flexible and comprehensive solutions in sizes ranging from standard to digest to journal, and an ability to add a wide variety of innovative enhancements that engage readers longer on the page. Take advantage of the most cost-effective postal solution in the industry; Quad Delivery Solutions optimizes periodical mail with co-mail processing to achieve the lowest possible postage rates without compromising desired in-home dates.


Relevnt™ is the new all-in-one publishing platform that provides the optimal online destination to drive web and social traffic in mobile.

As architects of the new, real-time mobile web, Relevnt is solving the biggest problem facing consumers, content creators and media brands in mobile today: restoring relevance through the concept of ownership, control and monetization at a very low cost.

Relevnt's new low-cost publishing platform empowers publishers to regain control of their audiences, eliminate the cost of building their own app, and replicate their website's content distribution and monetization capabilities through the ownership of their own mobile community.

Hosted on Relevnt’s network much as websites are hosted on the internet, content creators and media outlets register, customize and monetize low-cost Mobile Domains called “Communities" which serve as trusted portals to real-time, published content that users follow based on their interests. Learn more at


West Linn Paper Company is an independent manufacturer of coated free-sheet web paper. The high-quality Sonoma®, Capistrano® and Nature® brands are well respected for their print quality and runnability. West Linn products are sold throughout North America and are used for high-end advertising materials, direct mail, magazines, catalogs and book publishing.

Located in Nova Scotia, Port Hawkesbury Paper is the leading provider and low-cost producer of supercalendered (SC) paper in North America. The SC machine at Port Hawkesbury is capable of delivering the highest-quality and most-efficient paper production available. Port Hawkesbury Paper’s Artisan®, Prominence Plus®, Prominence® and Maritime® lines offer a wide selection of SC options to publishers and printers.



ZergNet is the leading content-only recommendation platform on the internet. ZergNet enables digital publishers to monetize and grow their audience by promoting hand curated, relevant content.


ZINIOpro Smartphones outnumber tablets 10 to 1, yet many publishers still produce replica editions for the device where most digital customers read. ZINIOpro automatically converts your existing replica issues into a modern, responsive native app for mobile and tablet reading. Dedicated ZINIOpro solution advisors provide your team with a rapid and reliable upgrade path from Adobe DPS or other solution. Contact us today to get started with the leading, cost-effective, and efficient apps platform that is trusted by over 500 titles.