MagNet 2019 Highlights

MagNet 2019: April 24–25

On April 24–25, over 400 delegates attended the 2019 MagNet superconference in Toronto. As Canada’s largest gathering of magazine professionals, MagNet 2019 provided the opportunity to connect and learn from the industry’s top thinkers and innovators.

The conference sessions covered the latest trends in editorial content, design, circulation and revenue. From newsletters to blockchain, delegates were able to learn how their magazines can be successful in the digital age. In addition to informative sessions, delegates were also able to connect with exhibitors at MagNet Square. We even had a visit from our furry friends of the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dogs program. Woof! Woof!

This year’s conference also included a full-day Arts & Literary Magazines Summit curated by Lindsay Nixon. The summit focused on the the theme of “Transformations,” addressing reconciliation, representation and publishing in the era of #MeToo.

Resources from this year’s conference will be added to the MagNet multimedia page shortly. Visit to find event photos and session presentations to review and share, as well as exclusive Q&As with MagNet speakers. Check back often as we’ll be posting new content throughout the month! Until then you can find our favourite MagNet 2019 moments on Twitter using the hashtag #MagNet19.

We would also like to take this time to thank our incredible organizational partners, sponsors, funders and volunteers. MagNet 2019 would not be possible without you.

MagNet 2019 Sponsors

Already looking forward to MagNet 2020? Share your feedback with us and help make MagNet 2020 even better! Please take a few minutes to complete a short survey on MagNet 2019 and/or the Arts & Literary Magazines Summit (feel free to skip the questions on the sessions you did not attend). You can also send suggestions for session topics and/or speakers to And mark your calendars for April 22–23, 2020, when MagNet: Canada’s Magazine Conference returns!

Interested in sponsoring MagNet 2020? Please contact Evan Dickson to receive information about the opportunities we have available.


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