FinePrint July 12, 2012


A Time to Celebrate, Honor, and Remember

by Galynn Nordstrom

It’s time to sign up for this year’s MMPA Excellence Awards gala. On Nov. 1, the 16th Annual MMPA Excellence Awards gala rocks the Nicollet Island Pavilion on the sweeping Mississippi, bringing the magazine publishing community together for a well-deserved evening of celebration. The cocktail reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with a lavish spread of lusty edibles, a silent auction full of gift-worthy…

Excellence Awards Entry Deadline Extended to July 13

You have until 5 p.m. tomorrow to submit your best work. Good news for any procrastinators out there—the deadline for submitting entries to the 2012 MMPA Excellence Awards Competition has been extended through 5 p.m. tomorrow evening. All physical entries must be postmarked Friday, July 13th, and entries submitted electronically are due by 5 p.m. that day. (View a list of the entry categories and…

Last Chance to Register for Ed Series Event on Postal Service Changes

Registration Closes Sunday at Midnight for Wednesday’s Education Series Event Online registration closes midnight on Sunday for MMPA’s next Education Series seminar, Working with the USPS, on July 18 at GS Media and Events in Plymouth, Minn. With significant changes are looming at the United States Postal Service (USPS). Learn the latest on what effects proposed changes may have on our industry.…

MMPA July Happy Hour on the Roof!

Enjoy the beautiful views of downtown Minneapolis and the Basilica of St. Mary — join colleagues and friends for a drink and free appetizers on the rooftop patio at Joe’s Garage on July 26. Nearly every month in 2012, the MMPA is sponsoring events for magazine-minded professionals and hopefuls to network and talk the biz. This year’s MMPA H.H. venues will rotate, but there will always be gift card…

Registration Opens for Rochester Education and Happy Hour Event Aug. 16

MMPA goes south, as in “southern Minnesota” and “south of the border.” Join colleagues and friends for a margarita or Corona and appetizers at Paseo del Rio in Rochester on August 16. We’ll be joined by Jeffrey D. Briggs, journalist, editor, and writing coach, who has published more than 300 articles in regional and national magazines. He will discuss freelance writing from his seasoned perspective.…

JULY 18, 2012

Education Series - Working with the USPS by Joe Schick

JULY 26, 2012

July Happy Hour

AUGUST 16, 2012

Education Series & Happy Hour - Rochester, Mn

OCTOBER 17, 2012

Education Series - Circulation Boot Camp

NOVEMBER 1, 2012

16th Annual Excellence Awards