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Magazines West 2017

October 26, 2017 - October 27, 2017
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm
600 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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The Magazine Association of BC (MABC)’s annual professional development conference Magazines West returns October 26–27 in Vancouver. Registration is now open, with early bird rates until October 12!

Magazines Canada is a proud sponsor of this year’s conference program, which includes:

  • 7 professional development sessions, including 2- to 3-hour intensives and Mac labs
  • 2 free Q&A sessions with government funders
  • 2 networking events and a public talk
  • A magazine display and giveaway table where delegates can trade their publications

Featured speakers are:

Ijeoma Oluo, Seattle-based writer, speaker and Internet yeller. Her work on race, feminism and other social issues has been featured in The GuardianThe StrangerThe Washington PostTIME Magazine and more. She is the editor at large at The Establishment.

Kate Lesniak, publisher at Bitch Media, where she focuses on developing outstanding engagement product and models that not only distribute content, but also sustain organizations financially, such as the Weekly Reader, Feminist Snack Break, and What Just Happened?

Further speakers include Harold Boies, Director of Periodical Publishing Policy and Programs at Canadian Heritage; AnneMarie MacKinnon, Publisher of Geist magazine; Jenny Uechi, Special Reports for the National Observer; and many more!

Magazines Canada members can register for Magazines West at the discounted rate for affiliated organizations. Please contact Sylvia Skene at MABC with your name, and note that you are a Magazines Canada member, to receive the discount.