A huge thank you to our International Magazine Centre Partners, we are honoured to have your incredible support.

  • Family run, Dundee-based DC Thomson has been publishing newspapers and magazines for more than 100 years.

  • Dawson Media Direct (DMD) is the world's leading provider of newspapers, magazines and digital publications to airlines.

    They work with more than 120 airlines across 115 airports worldwide and manage more than 130 million daily newspapers and magazines a year.

    DMD delivers media content to airports, rail companies and other ground transport operators too, with a key focus on customer service.

  • Academic Partners

    Edinburgh Napier University's Publishing Course works with industry and offers specialist training and experience demanded by publishing employers. Graduates leave with an excellent understanding of the industry in an international context.

  • FIPP is the network for global media, represents content-rich companies or individuals involved in the creation, publishing or sharing of quality content to audiences of interest. 

    FIPP exists to help its members develop better strategies and build better businesses by identifying and communicating emerging trends, sharing knowledge, and improving skills, worldwide.



  • Training Partners

    Fourth Estate Creative makes content in print, web and video and helps to get it to the right audience. The company is focussed on finding ways to make complicated and nuanced information understandable and clearly and powerfully communicate important messages.

    Working with government departments, public sector organisations, nonprofits and private companies, 4EC’s work is primarily produced by a collective of freelance creatives, offering access to a very wide skillset without the high costs of a traditional agency. 

    The company is founded by former magazine professionals who try to bring the editorial framework of the magazine to the work they do across all platforms. 

  • Media Partners

    Newsquest are one of the largest regional news publishers in the UK with a portfolio of more than 165 news brands and over 40 magazines, with almost 30 million users a month online and six million readers in print.

  • The PPA represents and supports almost 250 companies, ranging from consumer magazine publishers to business-to-business data and information providers, customer magazine publishers and smaller independents.

  • Primitive Media

    Web Partners

    Primitive Media is a compact and highly experienced web and app development company.

    Their flexible structure means they adapt quickly as technologies evolve. From open source systems to their tried and tested proprietary framework they have the in-house capabilities to deliver any size of project.


  • The Drum is a global media platform and the biggest marketing website in Europe. With bases in Glasgow, London, New York and Singapore, The Drum informs and inspires a global readership, delivering first-class content across all mediums.

    There’s a lot going on at The Drum. In addition to the website and magazine, they provide award shows, live events, complete content marketing solutions, video production, research, peer-to-peer learning networks, and supplier finder services.

  • Academic Partners

    Knowledge exchange is an important channel for the University of Glasgow's research to yield real benefits to the wider society and economy. ‌Their aim is to engender a culture in which innovation and entrepreneurship are embedded within the academic environment.

  • Design Partners

    White Light is a content marketing agency dedicated to winning hearts and minds. Their work is based on powerful storytelling, beautiful design and close collaboration with their clients.

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