Therapy dogs at the University of Fraser Valley library. Photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ufv/24735950867

Discover the Secrets to a Sizzling Magazine Event at MagNet 2019

MagNet 2019: Register now! April 24–25

Registration is open and plans for MagNet are in full swing. Check out a few of the sessions we think you’ll be pumped about. Don’t forget: April 24 and 25.

Ever wonder why some magazine events just seem to sizzle? Have a life of their own? Make you want to stay well past your bedtime? Our panel of event impresarios will share their recipes for success at Killer Events on a Budget. Is it planning, defining your goals, marketing, knowing your audience and doing a run-through combined with some good old fashioned luck? Come hear about what it takes to create a killer event…get the secret sauce here.

Is digital disruption disrupting your sleep? Facebook, Instagram, Google and YouTube dominate both users’ attention and worldwide digital advertising markets and yet they don’t employ journalists. How can magazine publishers respond strategically to this unprecedented monopoly? How can they change the competition dynamics? Discover how publishers around the world are successfully responding to this global digital disruption at Magazine Business in the Age of Platforms with the UK’s media expert Grzegorz Piechota. A Global FIPP Insiders session.

Vanessa Wyse is no stranger to taking risks to extend the boundaries of editorial design. From her involvement in the launch of the internationally acclaimed city weekly The Grid, to building a successful business in an industry with an uncertain future, Vanessa has consistently produced arresting content-first visual solutions. Pulling from Studio Wyse’s massive collection of magazines and online #MagMail roundups, stretch your creative muscles at Take Some Risks Already!, a presentation of successful visual solutions for stories both large and small, B2B and consumer, custom and branded. Presented by RGD.

Therapy dogs CEP library 2018-8

Photo: University of Fraser Valley

MagNet Square! WOOF, WOOF

Feeling a bit stressed out? Come to MagNet Square for some canine company. Yes, you heard it right: on April 24 teams of St. John Ambulance Therapy Dogs will join us for some pets, cuddles and scratches around the ears. Proven to reduce blood pressure.

Catch up on the latest at the Marketplace and check out the hottest technologies, products and market research. Or take a break from your busy day to join your friends and colleagues for a casual breakfast, buffet lunch and coffee breaks. Don’t forget to book your lunch tickets!

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Book Your Room at the Courtyard Toronto Downtown by March 22 for the Discounted Rate

Need a place to stay? Book your hotel room at the beautiful Courtyard Toronto Downtown before March 22 to get the special MagNeteers discount. Quote the booking code “MAGNET2019” when you call 1.800.847.5075 or book your room online.

A crash course in blockchain for the news? More in the next bulletin.


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MagNet, Canada’s largest magazine media conference takes place April 24–25, 2019 in downtown Toronto. Follow @MagsCanada and #MagNet19 on Twitter!

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