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Webinar Recording Available

Moving Forward (Part 2): How Florida Magazines Are Dealing with the Coronavirus Pandemic We’re about to enter a second year of the coronavirus pandemic, which has outlasted most expectations and plans. In this follow up to FMA’s April 2020 webinar on the same topic, a roundtable of publishers addressed how they continue to deal with losses…
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2021 Conference Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 2021 Florida Media Conference being held July 15-16 at The Westin Sarasota. View all registration options here. Hosted by the Florida Press Foundation, the Florida Media Conference is an annual event that brings together top Florida media executives for two days of industry education and networking. Conference partners include…
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2021 Charlie Awards

The 2021 Florida Magazine Association Charlie Awards competition will open on Monday, January 4, 2021. The final submission deadline is March 1, 2021. Award winners will be announced at a dinner gala on the evening of July 16th during the 2021 Florida Media Conference held at The Westin Sarasota. Complete contest information including rules, categories,…
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COVID-19’s Impact on FMA Members

The FMA recently surveyed its members to learn the effects of COVID-19 on their publishing businesses. Sixteen magazine publishing professionals responded to the survey. The responses confirm that no one is escaping unscathed from the pandemic. Its impact is being felt in various ways. As expected, publishers are experiencing a hit to advertising revenue. More…
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Hilton Grand Vacations Immerses Club Members in a New Digital Experience The Redesigned Club Traveler Magazine Complements HGV’s Enhanced Cared Guidelines

ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 6, 2020) – Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) is taking its Club Members on a digital journey this summer with the launch of its newly-redesigned Club Traveler publications. The magazine, shared several times a year with HGV Club Members, and its companion monthly newsletter, have been transformed to provide readers with a…
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Q&A with 2020 FMA Magazine of the Year

Quick Facts: Flamingo, Florida’s only statewide lifestyle media brand Publisher: JSR Media Published Since: March 2016 Circulation: 20K (print) but print is suspended. Target Audience: Adults ages 35-65, who love Florida Frequency: quarterly Website: flamingomag.com   Q&A: How did it feel to be named magazine of the year by the Florida Magazine Association? Well, we were of course hoping to win…
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Congratulations 2020 Charlie Award Winners!

Winners in this year’s Charlie Awards contest were announced on Friday afternoon. Visit FloridaMediaContests.com for complete contest winner’s information including the final list of winners, award presentation, and more! View 2020 Winners

Virtual Awards Program Announced

The judging of this year’s Charlie Awards is complete and a list of magazines that have placed in the competition is now available for review. Please note: the list is presented alphabetically by category/division and not in the order of the award received.  View the list here. Virtual Charlie Awards Ceremony Mark your calendars! FMA…
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Webinar Recording Available

How Florida magazines are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic On April 2, 2020, a roundtable of magazine publishers addressed how they are dealing with losses in advertising and changes in distribution and how they are adjusting coverage to the crisis and rolling out new digital initiatives. The panel was moderated by FMA President Anne Millage…
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2021 Florida Media Conference

With so much uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects on the economy and our industry, the difficult decision has been made to postpone the 2020 Florida Media Conference until July 2021. We will send more details over the coming weeks about holding an annual membership meeting to elect our officers for 2020-2021. We…
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