Advertising with the Ottawa Business Journal

For more than two decades, the Ottawa Business Journal has been the national capital's leading source of business news and information. Readers turn to the Ottawa Business Journal for the business news they can't find anywhere else – unique and relevant content tailored to business managers, owners, professionals and executives.

With a number of media platforms available to reach our audience, Ottawa Business Journal has something for every advertiser. OBJ's scope includes its monthly newsmagazine, the largest business news website in Ottawa, OBJToday daily e-newsletter, active social media channels, a YouTube channel with hundreds of videos, multimedia industry projects and some of Ottawa's premier business events. 

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Industry-specific publications

OBJ produces seven targeted magazines, each highlighting a different facet of Ottawa's business landscape.

Book of Lists

The best place to obtain in-depth information on thousands of Ottawa-area companies in dozens of categories. The Book of Lists contains over 35-40 lists in various business categories, providing key information on some of Ottawa's most prolific industries, organizations, people and deals.

Publication cycle: annual; August

Advertising opportunities

  • Sponsorship
  • Cover positions
  • List-adjacent display ads

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BOMA's Commercial Space Directory

Published in partnership with the Building Owner's and Manager's Association (Ottawa chapter), this magazine provides a complete directory of office and commercial buildings in Ottawa. Editorial topics include stories on new developments, the changes to commuting with the Rapid Transit Network, and the influence of the federal and municipal governments. 

Publication cycle: annual; October

Advertising opportunities:  

  • Cover positions
  • Double-page spreads
  • Display ads ranging from full page to 1/8 page positions 

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Giving Guide

Created in partnership with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Ottawa chapter), the Giving Guide provides year long visibility to participating not-for-profits in Ottawa showcasing their mission, progress, governance and local initiatives. It is an opportunity for not-for-profits to tap into the region’s leaders who are willing to donate their time, treasure and talent.

Publication cycle: annual; inaugural publication in Fall 2017

Advertising opportunities:  

  • Multi-media featured profiles (registered charities only)
  • Full page display ads
  • Cover positions

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HR Update

Created in partnership with the Human Resources Professional Association (Ottawa chapter), this bi-annual insert to the OBJ highlights issues and trends that impact and affect HR specialists.  Distributed to over 10,000 + business through the OBJ and an addition 1,600+ HRPA (Ottawa members), this is the best way to reach human resources professionals in Ottawa.

Publication cycle: bi-annual; May & November

Advertising opportunities:  

  • 1/4, 1/2, full and double-page display ads
  • Sponsored content
  • Ask the expert columnists

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Market Leaders

Have you ever wanted to get your company’s story in the media? Market Leaders let you tell your story, your way. Ottawa Market Leaders profiles companies that are progressive and encourage innovation in their industry. What sets your company apart: innovation, service, expertise, people?

Publication cycle: annual, June

Advertising opportunities:  

  • Sponsored multi-media campaigns
  • Video campaigns

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Meeting in the Capital

Since 2006, Meeting in the Capital (MITC) has been supporting corporate meetings and events planners by providing timely and helpful resources including our meeting and convention spaces directory, events listings, and how-to articles.  This multi-media resource supports corporate meetings and event planners with exclusive content in the annual printed magazine, and on the our website.

Publication cycle: annual, April

Advertising opportunities

  • Featured sponsored content articles
  • Featured meeting and event venue profiles
  • Display ads ranging from double-page spreads to 1/4 page placements

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Techopia is news magazine and website that covers the issues at the forefront of the local technology industry and startup community in Canada's national capital region. The Techopia umbrella includes a mobile-responsive digital edition, weekly email service sent to key decision-makers, monthly video and web episodes and regular social media updates.

Publication cycle: quarterly, April

Advertising opportunities

  • Print ads in the news magazine
  • Digital display ads on the website
  • Digital display ad in the email newsletter

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Tell your story

Ottawa Business Journal  provides the opportunity to recognize exceptional achievements, mark significant milestones, or promote expansions and acquisitions.  Choose a publication date, set an editorial objective, and we'll prepare all articles and photos necessary to create a dynamic, well-planned and well-read profile.

For more information, please email or call 613.238.1818.