DIS 2019 Canadian delegation: Brianne DiAngelo, Curtis Gillespie, Edward Birkett, Sue Haas and Kiley Pole. Credit: Ole Bader

Call for Expressions of Interest: FIPP World Media Congress 2019

Did you know that Magazines Canada will be leading a delegation of Canadian magazines to the FIPP World Media Congress 2019 in Las Vegas? The best part is, Magazine Canada members can now submit an expression of interest to join the delegation!

The FIPP World Media Congress will be held November 12–14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This premiere magazine media event attracts media owners, service suppliers, functional specialist and C-suite professionals from over 30 countries.

As a part of our Export Readiness and Networking Program, Magazines Canada is organizing a delegation of members to represent the Canadian magazine industry at FIPP World Congress. The delegation’s travel and accommodation expenses are covered as part of the program.

If you or a member of your team will benefit from attending FIPP World Congress, please apply to join the delegation by completing an expression of interest form below. We are accepting expressions of interest until June 20, 2019.

Magazine Canada members who would like to register to attend the FIPP World Congress independently are also eligible to attend at a special rate. Please contact Evan Dickson for details.

With over 60 sessions to choose from, the FIPP World Media Congress helps attendees equip their businesses for the future, while networking with peers from around the globe. Over the course of three days, delegates will learn from the world’s top media brands, including Condé Nast, Forbes and Nylon. Congress sessions address innovation trends, change management, monetization, politics and trust. Each day will also feature formal networking sessions and 1:1 meetings to facilitate collaboration among global industry peers.

The FIPP World Media Congress will host the FIPP Incubator, a curated selection of media sector start-ups, and the FIPP Rising Star and Insight Awards. Delegates will also have access to the exclusive Supplier Showcase which connects media brands with innovative service suppliers. For the full itinerary, please visit the FIPP World Congress site at fippcongress.com/agenda.

Submit an expression of interest:

* Please note: Magazines Canada will contact those who have expressed interest with information about what expenses will be covered by Magazines Canada. Magazines Canada reserves the right to balance the composition of the delegation to reflect the Canadian magazine sector, as well as funder priorities. The delegation will be formed with an eye to broad representation of Canada’s publishing sector and sub-sectors, geography, official languages, and target groups.

The Canadian delegation to the 2019 FIPP World Media Congress is part of the Magazines Canada Export Readiness and Networking Program, which supports Canadian magazines in building communities of readership in international markets and exploring new partnership opportunities, by providing financial support for outgoing delegations to international trade events and conferences.

Magazines Canada members who participate in delegations will attend presentations and other professional development to help their operations prosper, and meet new platform and service providers, magazine professionals and thought leaders from around the world.

This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.

Department of Canadian Heritage

For more information:
Evan Dickson
Director, Business Development
edickson@magazinescanada.ca

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