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2019 Business Media Leadership Summit

February 5, 2019 — February 6, 2019
12750 Jane St
King City, ON L7B 1A3 Canada
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The Business Media Leadership Summit has grown to become the only such event of its kind in North America, attracting senior business and special interest media executives with a tailored agenda designed to keep attendees abreast of the many challenges and changes facing their operations. Since its inception in 2012, the Summit has acquired a growing following and a reputation for forward-looking learnings and networking opportunities.

The Summit begins with working sessions at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 followed by the keynote address, networking reception and dinner. It ends at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, February 6 after a full day of presentations.

The program includes:

  • Opening Keynote Speaker Kevin Turpin, President of the Washington, D.C.-based National Journal will share his learnings in how to “embrace disruption” and build new revenue streams as traditional income sources collapsed.
  • Scott Bender, Global Head of Publisher Strategy & Business Development at Prohaska Consulting speaks to “Selling Media In A Programmatic World—Understanding Trends; Generating Traction.”
  • Arjun Basu, Senior Vice President, Product at Bookmark Content and Communications (formerly known as Spafax) explores taking digital contract publishing to a whole new level.
  • Rob Ristagno, award-winning speaker, author and the CEO of The Sterling Woods Group, will share novel and proven sales strategies.
  • Closing Keynote Speaker Bo Sacks, founder of The Precision Media Group and publisher of America’s longest-running e-newsletter, returns to share his many insights into what B2B publishers are doing right and how they can do still better.

Other planned sessions include:

  • An update on the Ontario Creates magazine internship program.
  • A panel discussion around new revenue ideas featuring Joyce Byrne, publisher of Avenue Calgary; Melissa Summerfield, VP at Newcom Media; and Sandra Parente, Director, Business Development, Insurance Media Group, Newcom Media.

Still more agenda items will be announced shortly.

Register at the Early Bird Rate: Book by December 31, 2018

  • Event pass for Magazines Canada members: $325
  • Event pass for non-members: $450
  • Day pass for Magazines Canada members: $275 (does not include hotel night)
  • Day pass for non-members: $400 (does not include hotel night)

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Registration Rates After January 1, 2019:

  • Event pass for Magazines Canada members: $375
  • Event pass for non-members: $550
  • Day pass for Magazines Canada members: $325 (does not include hotel night)
  • Day pass for non-members: $450 (does not include hotel night)

If you have any questions about the Summit, please contact Evan Dickson at edickson@magazinescanada.ca.

Alliance for Audited Media     Inovva: Driving Solutions / Empowering Growth

Magazines Canada would like to thank the Alliance for Audited Media and Inovva for sponsoring the 2019 Business Media Leadership Summit.

Ontario Creates / Ontario Créatif

This event is made possible with the support of Ontario Creates.