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5th Annual Business Media Summit Promises Strongest Agenda Yet


Robert “Bo” Sacks has been confirmed as the Keynote Speaker at the fifth annual Business Media Leadership Summit, which will be held at the Kingsbridge Conference Centre on February 6–7, 2017.

Owner of the Precision Media Group and publisher of the “Heard on the Web Media Intelligence” daily enewsletter, Sacks is among the world’s most respected media observers and consultants. Published since 1993, his daily enewsletter has a global circulation of 16,500. In addition to sharing his perspectives on the B2B field, Sacks will participate in a Q&A session with attendees.

Among the other confirmed speakers is Dana DiTomaso, president and partner of Edmonton-based Kick Point, a digital marketing agency. With a wealth of experience across the digital landscape, DiTomaso is an experienced speaker and radio guest, and she’ll speak to “Monetizing Social Media,” a subject of pressing interest to all B2B practitioners.

The agenda will also include sessions on:

  • Sales
  • Content Marketing
  • Programmatic Buying
  • Data Monetization
  • Events: Opportunity Identification & Execution
  • Magazines Canada Update on B2B Services
  • Problem-solving Workshop

The Business Media Leadership Summit is the only such gathering of its kind for Canada’s B2B executives. All four of the previous summits have drawn attendees from across the country and provided actionable new ideas for building revenues and strengthening their businesses. It will be of value to the entire business media team, including senior editors, sales and audience development staffers.

The Summit begins with a working sessions at 3:30 pm on Monday, February 6 followed by dinner and the keynote address. It finishes up at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, February 7.

Space is limited so book your spot today. The event fee includes all meals and overnight accommodation at the elegant Kingbridge Conference Centre.

Register now at the early bird rate—book by December 31!

  • Magazine Canada members pay only $315
  • The non-member price is $450
  • Day rate for Magazines Canada members is $250 (does not include hotel night)
  • Day rate for non-members is $400 (does not include hotel night)


Registration rates after January 1:

  • Magazines Canada members: $350
  • Non-members: $550
  • Day rate for Magazines Canada members is $250 (does not include hotel night)
  • Day rate for non-members is $400 (does not include hotel night)

If you have any questions about the Summit, please contact Barbara Zatyko at or Amanda Raponi Hart at

The fifth annual Business Media Leadership Summit will be a sound investment in the year ahead. Plan now on attending with your colleagues. Register today!


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