Pique Newsmagazine Sponsorships

Are you interested in having Pique Newsmagazine sponsor, publicize or otherwise support your event or program? Please review the following options to best determine how we can help. The best way to ensure your request is considered is to use one of the options listed.

Free Listings

Go to "Submit Event Listings" tab on our website or click here.

We invite you to submit your entertainment, sports, news and community events information for our free listing service. Some restrictions apply. Submitting your listing to Pique Newsmagazine is not a guarantee that it will be published. Please make sure you include your contact information. Our listings editors may need to contact you for further information.

Arts & Entertainment - Live Music and Events – Because of limited space, we do not accept listings for events outside of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Whistler events have priority. This is not meant as advertising space, listings will be placed at the discretion of our entertainment editor.

Community Event Listings should be something of interest to the general community. We will not accept listings for commercial endeavors. Space is limited, generally we will run your event no more than 10 days in advance.

The deadline for Thursday publication is Tuesday at noon.

Press Release

Your press release should include the WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY and HOW for your event or program. Include a contact name, email address and phone number. Publication of information from your press release and/or coverage of your event by the newspaper are at the editor's discretion, depending upon the subject, location, date of your event/program and space availability.

For consideration, please click here to submit your press release. The deadline for Thursday publication is Tuesday at noon.

Charitable-Rate Advertising

The primary source for publicizing an event is paid advertising space in either classified or display sections of the newspaper. Pique Newsmagazine offers reduced rates to registered charities. We also have a separate non-profit rate. Click here to complete our online charitable-rate form.


Another way to get the word out about your event or program is to feature a contest on Pique Newsmagazine’s website www.piquenewsmagazine.com

An opportunity for our readers to enter to win tickets or prizing is a proven way to generate awareness.  For more information on contesting opportunities please contact our sales department at 604-938-0202.


What kinds of programs or events does Pique Newsmagazine sponsor?
We enter into sponsorship agreements to further the newspaper’s objectives. Each request is considered on its own merit. However, we typically look for events or programs that enhance our brand; appeal to a targeted readership; generate advertising revenue; offer print media exclusivity and ensure high visibility for Pique Newsmagazine.

Our sponsorship budget is determined on an annual basis and is reviewed quarterly. For your event to be considered you should submit your request a minimum of 3 months in advance. Proposals received in a shorter time frame are unlikely to be assessed or supported to the maximum extent. 

The level of sponsorship granted will depend on your advertising budget and the extent of exposure and opportunity for Pique Newsmagazine.

We do our best to provide as much support to the community as possible and regret that we are unable to fulfill all the requests received. Every request will be reviewed for consideration.

A sponsorship request form will be required prior to a sponsorship request being evaluated. Click here to complete form.

The decision by Pique Newsmagazine to provide sponsorship will not necessarily guarantee editorial coverage.

Previous involvement from Pique Newsmagazine as sponsor/supporter does not automatically guarantee support for an application. However, Pique Newsmagazine will consider multi-year agreements.

Sponsored ads will be scheduled once camera-ready copy is in hand. Deadline is Tuesday at noon for that Thursday’s issue.

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