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We’re very proud to reveal that the MX-5 Owners Club magazine, Soft Top Hardtop, which Dialogue produces, has just won the Best Club Magazine award at the Classic & Sports Car Club Awards 2022.

The awards took place on Friday 11th November at the Hilton Hotel after day one of Classic Motor Show 2022.

It was a record-breaking year with 240 nominations across all categories, more than ever before and making the competition tougher than ever.

The win is a fabulous accolade for the Dialogue team, acknowledging all the hard work that has gone into improving the magazine. 

"Soft Top, Hardtop magazine has been a truly valued member benefit for the 7,000 members of Mazda MX-5 Owners Club for 30 years," says account manager, Rachel Turner.

"In July 2021 the magazine underwent a transformation that saw the content go from strength to strength, increasing the quality and frequency of member stories, introducing new writers with fresh ideas, starting a practical Buyer’s Guide, restructuring the magazine, building new relationships with advertisers and updating the design."

The changes have had a positive impact on the magazine and been met with excellent responses by its club members: 88% of members surveyed feel Soft Top Hardtop enhances their enjoyment of their MX-5.

Read our MX-5 Owners Club case study.

Meanwhile, the Classic & Sports Car Club Awards 2022 revealed,

“This is always a hotly contested category and 2022 was no different with a huge number of entries.

“Our winner is Soft Top Hardtop, the magazine of the MX-5 Owners Club. Refreshed since 2021, and taking on board readers’ wishes to have more technical features, it’s a great-looking title, available in paper or a digital format, with a lot of variety considering this is a one-model club (albeit across four generations)."

Runners up were the Stag Owners Club and Messerschmitt Owners’ Club.

best-car-club-magazine-hardtop-softtop The event was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the brilliant British classic car club community.

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