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Creative BC Launches Magazine Publishers Travel Support Program

Great news for BC-based Magazines Canada members—Creative BC has launched a new program that provides financial support for BC publishers to send delegates to magazine conferences and trade events across Canada and around the world.

Successful applicants to the Magazine Publishers Travel Support Program will receive up to $3,000 per fiscal year to attend select events for the purpose of promoting their publications, securing new business opportunities and professional development. The grant will cover 50% of total eligible costs (up to the maximum amount of $3,000) from attendance at the event or conference.

Magazines Canada’s Business Media Leadership Summit (February 5–6, 2019), the Arts & Literary Magazines Summit (April 25, 2019) and MagNet (April 24–25, 2019) are all eligible events, so mark your calendars now! Other events covered by the program include MagsWest, the Alberta Magazines Conference, Niche Media events, FIPP events, and more.

The program is open to BC magazine publishers that are members of the Magazine Association of BC and/or Magazines Canada.

Applications are now open! For more information on the program, including the full guidelines and application form, please visit creativebc.com/programs/project-and-market-development-funding/magazine-publishers-travel-support-program.

About Creative BC
Creative BC is an independent society created and supported by the Province of BC to sustain and help grow B.C.’s creative sector (film and television, digital and interactive media, music, and magazine and book publishing industries). The society delivers a wide range of programs and services to expand B.C.’s creative economy. These include the administration of the provincial government’s tax credit programs for film and television; development funding and export marketing support; and motion picture production services to attract inward investment and market B.C. as a destination for domestic and international production. The society acts as an industry catalyst and ambassador to help B.C.’s creative sector reach its economic and creative potential both at home and globally. For more information, visit creativebc.com.

For more information:

Christine Chiu
Business Analyst
Creative BC
cchiu@creativebc.com

Nashlyn Lloyd
Business Analyst
Creative BC
nlloyd@creativebc.com

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