Registration for the 2020 Business Media Leadership Summit is Now Open!

With Peter Legge, Chairman of Canada Wide Media, and Kathy Bush-Dutton, Publisher of New England Home magazine, confirmed as keynote speakers, the eighth annual Business Media Leadership Summit promises to be the best yet.

Canada Wide Media has been a fixture in the Canadian publishing industry for years, continuing to invest in both the B2B and B2C markets. New England Home magazine has bucked many of the industry’s current challenging trends with a revenue diversification strategy that continues to thrive.

Since its inception in 2012, the Business Media Leadership Summit has attracted hundreds of B2B professionals and the best in presenters. The 2020 Summit will be held at the Kingbridge Conference Centre, a short drive north of Toronto.

The Summit begins with working sessions at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, February 4 followed by a keynote address, networking reception and dinner. It finishes up at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, February 5 after a full day of presentations that will include:

  • Insights into the U.S. B2B Market

  • Optimizing the Customer Experience – a panel discussion

  • Attracting and Retaining Staff in Today’s Publishing Environment

  • Events: From Conception to Completion

  • Building New Revenue Streams around Your Audience

  • Native Advertising, Sponsored Content & Editorial Integrity – Balancing the Three-leg Stool

  • Updates on Magazines Canada’s B2B Market Research

As in past years, Magazines Canada’s Business Media Advisory Committee is developing an agenda and speaker list that will be empowering, actionable and relevant. It will be of value to the entire business media team including senior editors, sales and audience development staffers.

Register by January 3, 2020 to receive the Early Bird Rate!

  • Magazine Canada members pay only $400

  • The non-member price is $500

  • Day rate for Magazines Canada members is $350 (does not include hotel night)

  • Day rate for non-members is $450 (does not include hotel night)


Registration rates after January 3, 2020:

  • Magazines Canada members: $500

  • Non-members: $600

  • Day rate for Magazines Canada members: $450 (does not include hotel night)

  • Day rate for non-members: $550 (does not include hotel night)

If you have any questions about the Summit, please contact Kiley Pole at


We look forward to seeing you in February!


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