2019 Nichee Categories

The Nichee Awards capture the talent, spirit, and creativity of the very best of target-audience magazine media publishers. Plus, the super-fun Nichee Awards Ceremony is an amazing opportunity to showcase your awesomeness at Super Niche 2019!

Early Bird Entry Rates end Dec. 11th!

First entry $200 (Regular $300 — save $100!), each additional entry $150.

With 17 categories to choose from, there’s a Nichee entry perfect for your niche media business and team! Take a look:

Team & Company Awards

Use the Team & Company Nichees to showcase the great work happening inside your company every day!

Best Niche Media Company


Does your company have what it takes to be a Niche “Top 5”? Does your business excel across the board? Do you have a comprehensive and creative array of multi-platform products that serve your niche, a strong relationship with your user community, and a solid revenue plan? Do your employees embody fantastic company culture and a niche team spirit? Tell us your story and recognize the work of your hard-working team!

Best Niche Sales Executive


The Best Niche Sales Executive award recognizes up to 10 outstanding salespeople in target interest magazine media who excel in their fields, bring fresh ideas to their media companies, and are the engines that drive company growth. Give us specific details of how your salesperson truly excels in their role, fresh initiatives they’ve brought to your media company, and concrete revenue growth examples (in $ or %).

Niche Digital Awards

The 2019 Nichees will be awarded in 5 awesome digital categories!

Best Niche Website

Is your website the best in your niche? We’re looking for user-friendly, multi-platform design that delivers high-quality niche content, multimedia, and resources that engage your audience and keep them coming back for more. We want B2B sites that are the authority in their niche, B2C sites that are their audience’s go-to information source, Association sites that go above and beyond the call of duty, and City & Regional sites that are the trusted, hyper-local resource for their regions.

Best Niche Digital Edition or Supplement


Does your digital edition go beyond the basics to integrate multimedia and embrace the digital platform for the ultimate reader experience (plus generate new revenue streams)? Or do you produce a special digital supplement with unique features and cutting-edge presentation? Plain Jane flipbooks need not apply – we’re looking for innovative formats, multimedia features integration, mobile-friendly design, and a great reader experience!

Best Niche e-Newsletter


From design to content to audience segmentation, we’re looking for best-in-class e-newsletters that give subscribers something to look forward to (AND generate revenue, build your brand, or lead readers to your core products/services). Explain how your newsletter came to be, the business it drives for your company, and the audience engagement stats that prove it’s the best!

Best Niche Use of Video


We’re looking for excellence in using video to engage your audience and enhance the user experience while delivering high quality niche content. This can be your own video content or video you created for a sponsor/advertiser. Tell us your video story, your video program goals and the real-life results that led to video greatness!

Best Niche Social Media Ecosystem


Have you created a social network that deeply engages and expands your audience while reinforcing your core brand and driving traffic to your core properties? Show us your synergy! We need to understand all your social channels, how they work together, the goals of your social media marketing outreach, and the successful outcomes of all that posting!

Best Niche Magazine Awards

The 2019 Nichees will honor Best Niche Magazine in 7 categories:

Best Niche B2B Magazine


For Business publications with great design, targeted content, digital integration, innovative revenue models, plus brand expansion (events, user-generated content, etc)! We take into account your market size and the needs of your niche. Show us why you’re the leader in your business niche!

Best Niche B2C Magazine


For Consumer audience publications with great design, targeted content, digital integration, innovative revenue models, plus brand expansion (events, user-generated content, etc)! We take into account your market size and the needs of your niche. Show us why you lead the pack in your niche!

Best Niche Association Magazine


For Association publications with great design, targeted content, digital integration, innovative revenue models, plus brand expansion (events, user-generated content, etc)! We take into account your market size and the needs of your niche. Show us how your magazine supports your membership!

Best City & Regional Magazine


For Regional publications with great design, targeted content, digital integration, innovative revenue models, plus brand expansion (events, user-generated content, etc)! We take into account your market size and the needs of your niche. Tell us how your brand integrates community support & activities, and why you are your region’s go-to for local info!

Best Niche Hobbyist Magazine


For Hobbyist publications with great design, targeted content, digital integration, innovative revenue models, plus brand expansion (events, user-generated content, etc)! We take into account your market size and the needs of your niche. Demonstrate why you are the go-to resource for the hobby!

Best Niche Directory/Guide


For Directory or Guide publications with great design, targeted content, digital integration, innovative revenue models, plus brand expansion (events, user-generated content, etc)! We take into account your market size and the needs of your niche. Show us why you’re more than just a list of contacts!

Best Niche Magazine Launch


For magazines launched in 2018! Show us first issues with great editorial, new concepts, digital/social integration, multi-platform designs, events, and creative revenue models. Judges will consider the magazine in its entirety: originality, innovation and clarity, overall quality of content, design and production.

Best Niche Events

Calling all phenomenal niche events! For 2019, we’re awarding in 3 event categories: B2B, B2C, and Association.

Your event should have growth potential, creative marketing, clear tie-ins (as applicable) with a print or digital magazine, innovative revenue models, and a deep connection with attendees. Show us why your event is the “must attend” for sponsors, exhibitors and attendees in your niche!