Why choose Venture?

We are the best. We work closely with clients to create bespoke print and digital products. No two are the same because no two clients are the same, nor are their aspirations or business goals. Venture Publishing has achieved notable success working with a range of clients on publications that vary from one-pagers nestled in the pages of Alberta Venture and Alberta Oil magazines and their accompanying video content to 120-plus perfect-bound pages of standalone good reading. Our publication frequency ranges from one-off to several times a year, year over year.

We are Venture Publishing, a full-service custom content and publishing company, established in 1997. We have earned the right to publish these titles through our reputation for high-quality editorial and design, and our ability to generate revenue that offsets costs. In addition, at Venture Publishing we use our capacity to promote your message and extend your reach when you ride along with Alberta Venture and Alberta Oil magazines, reaching the desks of Alberta’s business professionals and leaders. It’s a powerful branding opportunity.

It’s our outstanding people that have elevated Venture to becoming a respected player in Western Canada’s media scene. To find success for clients, Venture draws on the hearts and minds of every person in the company. Venture remains nimble, responsive to opportunities and challenges, and clearly focused on customers.

Whose attention do you want?

Donors

Use our custom publishing and content marketing as advocacy tools to report to supporters and donors, helping create the foundation’s community. Foundation magazines and related products have unrivalled capacity to shape opinion and spur action. Bonus video and podcast content for websites and purpose-built apps reach a wider audience.

This magazine was produced for MacEwan University’s faculty of business. It highlighted the cutting-edge theoretical and practical excellence at MacEwan, celebrating student, faculty and staff success on the local, nation and international business stage.

Published quarterly by the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Leap magazine shines a light on the world-class care, research and treatment offered in Alberta’s cancer hospitals and community and regional cancer centres. It is a tool to engage the community of investors.

A small staff found themselves under-resourced, but wanted to refresh their magazine brand and turn it into an effective tool. They turned to Venture for editorial and design rebranding. The resulting quarterly magazine now effectively engages donors, thanking them, reporting to them and demonstrating the world-class pediatric care of the hospital.

Part guide book, part workbook, this standalone 150-plus page book and tablet app by the Neurosurgery Kids Fund helps parents of pediatric neurosurgery kids navigate the new normal.

Published twice a year for United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, WE magazine and website are effective tools that report to donors about the exciting work the organization is funding in its crusade to eradicate poverty in our community.

Signature
The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra wasn’t getting the mileage it needed from its program, so it came to Venture to redesign its eight programs (plus additional products) as a means to inform and engage with its high-value audience. ESO’s Signature magazine has become a keepsake, to the delight of audiences and advertisers.

The Lois Hole Hospital for Women was celebrating a five-year milestone. Venture created a stylish magazine to reflect the tone and touch of the hospital and its donors, including a feature about its extensive investment in art, believing in its healing power and showcasing the hospital as a vital public institution. The foundation was especially pleased with the accompanying tablet version.


Twenty-five years is a significant milestone, especially when it’s how long an organization has been dedicated to saving the lives of Albertans, as STARS has. The organization, with its iconic red helicopters, used the celebratory magazine to introduce Albertans to the program, the people and the possibilities for the future.

Clients

Businesses use custom video and print content to motivate customer behaviour, drive home messages, celebrate milestones and engage staff, community and stakeholders.

Published by Manasc Isaac Architects, reimagine focuses on the beauty of retrofitting mid-century building stock. It places Manasc Isaac’s projects squarely among global leaders, and encourages building owners and property managers to effect green renovation – beautifully.

This publication celebrates the 60th anniversary of a venerable Alberta paving company for its staff and internal stakeholders. Venture also produced an animated timeline for E Construction.

A quarterly magazine, Tracks & Treads spotlighted Finning Canada’s many customers, provided tips to operators and managers, and highlighted Finning’s service offerings to its clients, users of Caterpillar heavy equipment. It supported Finning’s message that the point of sale was just the beginning of a customer relationship.

This magazine celebrates the important 50th anniversary of Syncrude Canada’s presence in the nation’s oil and gas industry. It demonstrates the positive impacts the company makes in the business and social communities of Alberta and the strides it has made in research and tech.

A boutique executive recruitment agency, Davies Park opted to ride along in the pages of Alberta Venture magazine, inserting its eight-pager in our proprietary publication to reach Alberta’s best business audience.

Associations

Report to your members, providing a combination of fresh and evergreen content that encourages members to share and “save this for later.” Communicate the value of membership and reach stakeholders in industry and government.

Published by the Canadian Bar Association, Venture took over the design, advertising sales and distribution of National in 2015. This publication speaks directly to members of the association – in French and English – and the client wanted a fresh look to balance its excellent editorial content.


Part guide book, part workbook, this standalone 150-plus page book and tablet app by the Neurosurgery Kids Fund helps parents of pediatric neurosurgery kids navigate the new normal.

At the vanguard of the local food movement, Food For Thought was published by a consortium of Alberta food producers. It told stories that connected the consumer to the producer, and educated Albertans about the people and places that feed local, national and international families.

The Alberta Regional Council of Carpenters and Allied Workers publishes Hard Hat as a means to reach out to its members and inform them about their union, advocacy and training. It’s a meeting place for the union’s 12,000 members.

Produced by the Alberta Accountants Unification Agency to promote the new designation, Chartered Professional Accountants, Vision served to introduce members of all three branches to each other and teach them a little about how the new designation would impact and improve their profession. Tablet versions went out to Alberta accountants around the world.

Produced by the Alberta Accountants Unification Agency to promote the new designation, Chartered Professional Accountants, Vision served to introduce members of all three branches to each other and teach them a little about how the new designation would impact and improve their profession. Tablet versions went out to Alberta accountants around the world.

A quarterly that speaks to the Petroleum Services Association of Canada’s 3,500 members and other stakeholders, PSN talks directly to membership, advocating for and informing about their industry’s top-line concerns.

This magazine supports Merit Contractors Association’s goals of promoting the growth of open shop construction and values. The magazine speaks to 1,300 member companies employing 45,000 people across Alberta, and does advocacy work with among stakeholders in government and industry.

Staff & Recruits

Ensure that you attract the best and keep the best, in tough times and onwards.

This magazine was produced for MacEwan University’s faculty of business. It highlighted the cutting-edge theoretical and practical excellence at MacEwan, celebrating student, faculty and staff success on the local, nation and international business stage.

This magazine celebrates the important 50th anniversary of Syncrude Canada’s presence in the nation’s oil and gas industry. It demonstrates the positive impacts the company makes in the business and social communities of Alberta and the strides it has made in research and tech.





Influencers

Reach Alberta’s business elite in downtown Calgary and Edmonton and onsite everywhere business happens.

A quarterly that speaks to the Petroleum Services Association of Canada’s 3,500 members and other stakeholders, PSN talks directly to membership, advocating for and informing about their industry’s top-line concerns.

Published by Manasc Isaac Architects, reimagine focuses on the beauty of retrofitting mid-century building stock. It places Manasc Isaac’s projects squarely among global leaders, and encourages building owners and property managers to effect green renovation – beautifully.

This magazine supports Merit Contractors Association’s goals of promoting the growth of open shop construction and values. The magazine speaks to 1,300 member companies employing 45,000 people across Alberta, and does advocacy work with among stakeholders in government and industry.

This magazine was produced for MacEwan University’s faculty of business. It highlighted the cutting-edge theoretical and practical excellence at MacEwan, celebrating student, faculty and staff success on the local, nation and international business stage.

A six-times-yearly magazine published by the former Capital Health Board offered health tips and advice for Edmonton and area residents. It was proactive for residents maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and also assisted patients looking for the right kind of health care and advice.

At the vanguard of the local food movement, Food For Thought was published by a consortium of Alberta food producers. It told stories that connected the consumer to the producer, and educated Albertans about the people and places that feed local, national and international families.

Published quarterly by the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Leap magazine shines a light on the world-class care, research and treatment offered in Alberta’s cancer hospitals and community and regional cancer centres. It is a tool to engage the community of investors.

Alumni organizations

You can use print magazines to foster the connection between the alumni and the institution, and among alumni. These publications rely on a strong social media drip of excellent content, reacquainting alumni and introducing them to each other, deepening the education and strengthening the institution.

Aspire was produced for MacEwan University’s faculty of business. It highlighted the cutting-edge theoretical and practical excellence at MacEwan, celebrating student, faculty and staff success on the local, national and international business stage.