FinePrint June 26, 2014


Last Chance to Make an Impact on the Excellence Awards

Deadline for judges to volunteer is tomorrow. The extended deadline for judges to sign up to help with the 18th Annual MMPA Excellence Awards is tomorrow, June 27, and we still need you. We’re still looking for judges who can rely on their knowledge to help us rank the top entries in editorial, design, marketing, digital and events. If you have experience in any of these areas, you’re an ideal…

June Happy Hour Tonight

Meet us at 7th Street Tavern (formerly Champps) in St. Paul. Don’t forget about tonight’s MMPA Happy Hour . Enjoy a relaxing evening at 7th Street Tavern (formerly Champps) in St. Paul. When you arrive, just tell the hostess you’re here for the MMPA event, and you’ll be directed to the group. Admission is free. MMPA will get the appetizers, and you cover your drinks. June Happy Hour Event Page …

Southern MN Publications Gather July 10

by Ellie Starks, The Wagazine

Meet in Rochester for roundtable and networking. There are several publications in southern Minnesota, western Wisconsin and northern Iowa, including Girlfriends Exhibitor Rochester Magazine MVP Rochester Women magazine Coulee Region Women (La Crosse, Wis.) The Wagazine Albert Lea Magazine Austin Living Ashdown Broadcasting publications (Cat World, Teddy Bear Times, American…

Register Today for July 23 Education Series Event

Seminar to focus on USPS regulations. The MMPA Education Series event “How Postal Regulations Affect Publishing Today” will take place at Quad/Graphics in St. Louis Park on Wednesday, July 23. The event runs from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. and is free to members of MMPA and their employees. Nonmembers may attend for a $49 fee. Joseph E. Schick, director of postal affairs for Quad/Graphics Inc., will…

Design: Severyn Skoug

Excellence Awards Entry Deadline Looming

Submit your entries by July 8. Your calendar isn’t fooling you; the entry deadline for the 18th Annual MMPA Excellence Awards is coming up fast. All entries are due July 8, less than two weeks away. So gather your team, take a hard look at the design, digital, events and editorial work you’ve completed from July 2013 through June 2014, pick your top performers and send them in! And don’t forget,…

July Happy Hour Set for Northeast Minneapolis

Meet us Thursday, July 31, at Ginger Hop. Mingle with other Minnesota publishing professionals and hopefuls during a relaxing evening at Ginger Hop while sharing your experiences, asking questions and getting connected. The event will kick off at 5:30 p.m. and end around 7:30 p.m. Find us in the back bar area. Admission is free. MMPA will get the appetizers and you cover your drinks. Gift cards…

JUNE 26, 2014

June Happy Hour

JULY 10, 2014

Southern MN Roundtable & Happy Hour

JULY 23, 2014

Education Series: "Dealing with Postal Reform" at Quad Graphics

JULY 31, 2014

July Happy Hour

August 28, 2014

August Happy Hour

NOVEMBER 13, 2014

18th Annual Minnesota Publishing Excellence Awards