The leading business-to-business media company serving
the Commercial Printing and Magazine Publishing markets
Connect with 62,000+ buyers in
the printing, publishing markets

North Island Graphics Media is your connection to the combined $85 billion commercial printing and magazine publishing markets in the U.S. and Canada. We serve these three markets with leading business-to-business marketing services including:

  • print and online directories
  • database and research services
  • trade shows
  • leading web sites
  • high-frequency e-newsletters
  • award-winning magazines
  • custom event services

North Island specializes in providing vendors in these markets a full menu of advertising and marketing services unmatched by any other media company. The “North Island Advantage” is also defined by quality: in editorial, design and production; circulation and audiences; research and customer service. Check out our Awards page.

Our approach also means understanding our clients’ business to provide the best return on investment. Contact us to learn how our experienced teams and proven products can work for you.

On this web site, you’ll find links to all our media kits.

Marketing Guide to the North American Printing Industry

You can also contact us for your free 16-page Marketing Guide to the North American Printing Industry, full of demographics and actionable advice for reaching buyers for your products and services. Call toll-free (North America) 1-800-331-7408 or 905-625-7070, ext. 228.


Your North American Partner

We have years of experience working with leading international vendors…­

Nous avons des années d'expérience de collaboration avec les principaux fournisseurs internationaux dans le secteur de l'imprimerie.

Tenemos años de experiencia trabajando con proveedores líderes internacionales en la industria de la impresión.

Wir haben jahrelange Erfahrung in der Zusammenarbeit mit führenden internationale Hersteller


Meillä on vuosien kokemus johtavien kansainvälisten toimittajien painoteollisuudessa.


당사는 인쇄업 부문의 주요한 국제적 업체들과 오랫동안 협력해 왔습니다.

Vi har mångårig erfarenhet av att arbeta med ledande internationella leverantörer inom tryckeribranschen.

Temos anos de experiência de colaboração com os principais fornecedores internacionais na indústria gráfica.

Abbiamo anni di esperienza di lavoro con i principali fornitori internazionali nel settore della stampa.


Corporate Snapshot: Total market coverage

No other media company in North America has our range of services and depth of experience in the markets we serve. You can build your brand online, in print, at trade shows, in directories, through list rentals, sponsorships and more. Since 1980, North Island has worked with hundreds of clients, from blue-chip international corporations to local businesses, to help grow their market share in the commercial printing, graphic design and magazine markets.

Product Category Printing Market Design Market Publishing Market Total Market Coverage
Magazines Graphic Monthly Canada
10,400 circ.
6 issues/year
    10,400 total circ. per issue
Web Sites
22,500 visits/month
135,000 page views
9,000 visits/month
27,400 page views
63,000 visits
331,000 page views
85,500 total monthly visits
466,000 total monthly page views
E-Bulletins PrintCAN Express
14,000 circ. weekly
  Masthead Express
4,000 circ. weekly
18,000 total circ.
Trade Shows Print World
10,000 visitors
Biennial (even years)
Design City
1,200 visitors
Annual at Print World or Graphics Canada
  9,200 total attendance
Directories Gutenberg's Buyers' Guide U.S.
6 Regional Editions
46,000 circ.

Estimators' & Buyers' Guide Canada
2 Regional Editions
10,000 circ.

Estimators' & Buyers' Guide Online
Mobile + Desktop versions.
  Find A Supplier Online 56,000 circ.
List Rentals
Market Research
16,000 names Canada
Contact Us for U.S.
9,000 locations Canada
Contact Us for U.S.
  4,300 names
2,100 publications
20,300 names
Outserts & Inserts Yes Yes    
Sponsorships/ Custom Events Yes Yes Yes  
Upcoming Dates
“If I had to choose one magazine it would be the Graphic Monthly Canada.”
—Earle O’Born, CEO, The Printing House, Toronto
“We had a very good show and made a very significant sale at Print World.”
—Dan Murray, Buskro Canada Ltd.
“Design Edge has become a serious force to be reckoned with in Canada.”
—Mark Busse
Partner, Design Director
Industrial Brand Creative, Vancouver
President, Society of Graphic Designers of Canada, BC Chapter
“[Masthead is] the bible of the periodical industry.”
—The Globe and Mail
North Island Publishing PrintCAN Print Jobs Canada’s Estimators' & Buyers' Guide MastheadOnline Print World 2010 Design City
Graphic Monthly Print Equipment gutenbergs' guide COPA industrial print