Editorial Calendar for The Portal

The International Association of Movers magazine, The Portal, is read by thousands around the world and mailed to more than 170 countries six times a year. It is our members' premier information, advertising and communications resource. We welcome submissions of articles and news from our members in every issue; visit our Coming Up In The Portal page to read about upcoming themes and deadlines for the next issue of the magazine, and return often, as it will change regularly. The Submit Your Story page details regular columns to which you may submit articles and news, as well as our submission guidelines and instructions.

The 2020 Editorial Calendar will be available here soon!

Themes for 2019 issues:

January/February (Deadline: December 21, 2018)
Sensitive Shipments: Moving Museums, Exhibits, Libraries and Musical Instruments
Specialized services are a lucrative niche for IAM members who take on the challenges.

The Torch Passes to IAM’s New President, Chuck White
An interview with the Association’s new standardbearer: His priorities, plans and goals for the future.

March/April (Deadline: February 15)
The Technology Issue
The impacts of technology on IAM members, and new products and processes that are making movers more efficient and more profitable.

May/June (Deadline: April 15)
A Regional Focus: Australasia
We turn the spotlight on IAM members in Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia and New Zealand.

July/August (Deadline: June 15)
An IAM-YP Crystal Ball: Young Movers Consider the Future of the Moving Business

The First Time: How Do You Remember Your First IAM Annual Meeting Experience?

September/October (Deadline: August 15)
IAM 57th Annual Meeting Preview

Tinkering with Success: How IAMX Has Evolved and Improved in Two Years
Ray daSilva discusses the innovations and enhanced features of IAM Mobility Exchange.

November/December (Deadline: October 15)
A Recap and Photo Album from the IAM 57th Annual Meeting


Please submit editorial content to Will Kohudic.