Here is where you'll find key news items; headlines and top stories from all of our Ace activities, events, and more. We update this regularly, so please come back again for more.

Mike Mirams appointed Chief Executive of NewstrAid

September 25th, 2018

  Mike had a long career at magazine distributor, COMAG, including 11 years as managing director. Over his time in the industry, Mike has also worked closely with the Professional Publishers Association, serving as Chairman of its newstrade Committee, and is still a trustee of ACE. Mike joined the Trustee Board of NewstrAid in April […]

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Powering Ahead

September 18th, 2018

Our students split into three syndicates each supported by a mentor and sought to present answers to the following topics “The UK retail landscape is changing at an unprecedented rate. What does all of this mean for the future of retail? How are newspapers and magazines benefiting from these changes. What are the future opportunities and […]

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August 3rd, 2018

What you will be doing Everyone who signs up will get the fantastic opportunity to complete a sponsored, tandem parachute jump.You’ll fly to around 13,000 feet (approximately two miles high!), fall at about 120 mph, descending to 5,000 feet in around 40 seconds. You’ll be in the air for a total of about 6 minutes. […]

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Newspaper & Magazine Awards 2019

June 22nd, 2018

Entry will be open from January 2019 and we want to hear from you. About the Event The evening will be simply spectacular from beginning to end. As soon as you arrive at the sumptuous venue, you will hit the red carpet and strike a pose for the paparazzi, then rub shoulders with the industry’s most eminent and […]

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Jellyfish launches

June 13th, 2018

Jellyfish Connect is pleased to announce the launch of, the UK’s first subscription box marketplace website. Tapping into the subscription box craze, uOpen takes advantage of this rapidly growing sector of UK retail and will be actively supporting publishers who launch subscription boxes. The first to debut on uOpen are First News which has […]

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June 11th, 2018

Gold Key Media are delighted to announce that they will be supplying the German National Football team with their daily supply of digital newspapers and magazines for the duration of their World Cup campaign in Russia. Players will be able to access all of their daily newspapers and a wide range of magazines through the […]

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Ex- Ace Chair to Head up Newsprinters

June 11th, 2018

News UK chief financial officer Chris Longcroft said this morning: “Darren has been with the company for coming up to 19 years and most recently headed up the Logistics function. “His experience and knowledge of the business as well as his drive make him the ideal appointment for this role to continue to move Newsprinters forward as a […]

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Giant Fun as Ace hosts It’s A Knockout!

June 8th, 2018

The Power of 13 13 energetic and highly competitive teams entered this year’s Ace It’s A Knockout Challenge donning giant penguin costumes, slipping and sliding up soapy inflatables, employing masterful teamwork in the banger race and generally having great fun at the Kings House Sports Ground in Chiswick. Teams Let us never underestimate the competitiveness of those who […]

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NMA2018 – Applause, Celebration and Laughter

May 4th, 2018

Broadest Categories A host of award categories at NMA2018 recognised the broadest functions across digital & print applauding those innovative ideas and individuals that lead our success. Audience An energised audience of 260 guests representing the breadth of newspaper and magazine publishing, distribution and retailing were enveloped in an atmosphere of excitement and mutual celebration as we recognised […]

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NMA2018 – Short List Announced

April 19th, 2018

We received a wealth of high quality entries across the categories reflecting the immense volume of initiative, planning and execution excellence that makes our industry the best in the world. We have the difficult task of selecting the most impressive from each category to put forward into our shortlist which can be downloaded below. If […]

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Hanniabl ad portas…….yes or maybe no?

February 28th, 2018

The Publishing Conundrum Bauer UK Managing Director of Sport and Entertainment Patrick Horton enlightened the Empower delegates with a penetrating and thorough overview of how the magazine market is interacting across multiple platforms and facing the challenges that lie ahead. Patrick went on to highlight that publishers are having to balance how much they focus […]

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ACE Focus on the Virgin London Marathon

January 2nd, 2018

ANDY LAW On Sunday 22nd April 2018, Andy will be running the London Marathon to raise as much money as possible for the wonderful charity that is Mind… Mind is a charity very close to Andy’s heart.  Andy told Ace “I have witnessed people close to me struggle with mental health issues and I understand the amazing work […]

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“Sell more stuff to more people, more often, for more money”

November 20th, 2017

The Digital Connections Client Day This event saw participants contributors as diverse as Mail Newspapers, Anthem Publishing and Google gather to discuss and learn innovative thinking and practice in business today. Simon Regan-Edwards from Mail Digital Publishing, Joanna Edwards from FT Specialist, and Gemma Bailey from Anthem Publishing shared their latest marketing strategies for print […]

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Pineapple Media launch Spanish Venture

November 8th, 2017

PME have secured a long-term agreement to utilise the distribution platform of Logista Publicaciones, a subsidiary of Logista, the leading distributor of products and services to proximity retailers in Southern Europe serving some 300,000 points of sale within capillary retail networks in Spain, France, Italy and Portugal, so facilitating the best and fastest market access to tobacco […]

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Gold Key Corporate Milestone

November 2nd, 2017

Recently Gold Key Media’s corporate office distribution programme achieved a significant milestone – it now accesses in excess of 300,000 people per day via the bespoke racks located in prestigious offices across London, Manchester and Birmingham. This now allows consumer brands to sample their products to mass targeted audiences very quickly and effectively. So far […]

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