Summit Media

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Summit Publishing Inc.
(T/A Summit Media)
Private
Industry Publishing
Founded Mandaluyong, Philippines June 1995
(21 years ago)
 (1995-06)
Founder Lisa Gokongwei
Headquarters Philippines
Area served
Philippines
Key people
Lisa Gokongwei-Cheng
(President)
Edna Tancongco-Belleza
(Publisher)
Products magazines, books, websites
Divisions Summit Digital, Summit OOH, Summit Live!, Summit Books, Hand.Interactive, Inc.
Website www.summitmedia.com.ph
Second Summit Media logo used from January 2007 to March 2017.

Summit Publishing Co., Inc., T/A Summit Media, is a consumer magazine publisher in the Philippines, founded in June 1995. Its first published magazine was called Preview (June 1995).[2] Since then, it turned into a publication conglomerate which publishes several lifestyle magazines titles, including Candy for young Filipino girls and Yes!, a Philippine entertainment magazine.

The company is privately owned by Lisa Gokongwei-Cheng, the daughter of Filipino businessman John Gokongwei. It has expanded to publishing specialized magazines for companies and occasions in the Philippines, and also started publishing short books designed for Filipino readers.

The results of the 2014 TNS Newsstand Survey showed that Summit Media leads in 12 categories: young women (Cosmopolitan Philippines - 60%), fashion (Preview - 38%), celebrity (YES! - 55%), men’s luxury (Esquire Philippines - 93%), men’s lifestyle (FHM Philippines - 71%), home (Real Living Philippines - 42%), family and home (Good Housekeeping Philippines - 47%), teens (Candy - 63%), parenting (Smart Parenting - 34%), automotive (Top Gear Philippines - 69%), society (Town and Country Philippines - 31%), and food (Yummy - 51%). The company also dominated the local book publishing measurement with seven out of 10 books sold.[3]

Its different magazine titles are printed to copies that run over 100,000. It has been cited in Philippine Business magazine[4] and Eventsite.[5]

List of magazines published[edit]

Current[edit]

As of January 2017, titles published by Summit Media include:[6]

  • Preview - A local fashion magazine; it was launched in 1995. It was the very first magazine of Summit, leading to its establishment.
  • Cosmopolitan - A female fashion magazine; it was launched in 1997. (licensed from Hearst Corporation)
  • YES! - A local showbiz-oriented magazine; it was launched in 2000.
  • Real Living - A house designing lifestyle magazine; it was launched in 2003
  • Good Housekeeping - A housekeeping for mom's magazine; it was launched in 1998. (licensed from Hearst Corporation)
  • FHM (aka For Him Magazine) - A sexy men's lifestyle magazine for all men; it was launched in 2000, the Philippines leading magazine. (licensed from Bauer Media Group)
  • Esquire - A latest men's fashion & lifestyle magazine; it was launched in 2011. (licensed from Hearst Corporation)
  • Top Gear - A number # 1 car magazine for all car and all other auto enthusiasts; it was launched in 2004. (licensed from BBC Worldwide and Immediate Media Company)
  • Disney's Princesses - A female kids story magazine from Disney. (licensed from Disney Publishing Worldwide and Egmont Group)
  • K-Zone - A kids magazine for all ages; it was launched in 2002. (licensed from nextmedia)
  • Town & Country - A luxury lifestyle magazine; it was launched in 2007 (licensed from Hearst Corporation)
  • Yummy - A food magazine; it was launched in 2007.
  • Sparkling - A K-Pop entertainment and lifestyle magazine; it was launched in 2010.

Former[edit]

Some of the magazine titles are ceased in publication, here are the following:

List of internet properties[edit]

Summit Media operates web-exclusive sites of its published magazines. Philippine Entertainment Portal, Inc., a joint venture with GMA New Media, Inc., operates Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP.ph) and Sports Interactive Network Philippines (SPIN.ph). Summit Media also operates verticals such as Jobstreet.com.ph, MyProperty.com.ph and TravelBook.ph

Current[edit]

  • Candymag.ph
  • Cosmo.ph
  • Entrepreneur.com.ph
  • EsquireMagazine.ph
  • FemaleNetwork.com
  • FHM.com.ph
  • KZone.ph
  • PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal)
  • RealLiving.com.ph
  • SmartParenting.com.ph
  • SPOT.ph
  • SPIN.ph (Sports Interactive Network)
  • StyleBible.ph
  • TopGear.com.ph (Top Gear Philippines Online)
  • Yummy.ph
  • ' ' Chenelin .ph ' '

Partnerships[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Used for the company's 20th anniversary

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summit Media celebrates 20 years of passion |". Summitmedia.com.ph. 2015-06-05. Retrieved 2015-09-20. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived May 12, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Summit Media gains market share in latest TNS Survey -". SummitMedia.com.ph. Archived from the original on 2015-06-23. 
  4. ^ [2] Archived September 15, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ [3]
  6. ^ http://www.summitnewsstand.com.ph/magazine
  7. ^ "Preview's How Not to Instagram wins at the Kidlat Awards". SPOT.ph. Summit Media. May 21, 2014. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Fashion fights back in new Preview campaign by Publicis-JimenezBasic". adobo magazine. Sanserif Inc. October 13, 2014. Retrieved November 18, 2014. 

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