Photo of a full session room at MagNet 2017

MagNet: Canada’s Magazine Conference

MagNet is Canada’s premiere public policy, professional development and networking conference for magazine media professionals.

MagNet returns April 25–26, 2018 at the Courtyard Toronto Downtown. Visit for program information and to register.

Developed to meet the industry’s growing needs for targeted, thought-provoking information and insightful, accessible and affordable learning, MagNet is a collaborative effort from the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors (CSME), Circulation Management Association of Canada (CMC) and Magazines Canada (MC). Together, these associations work closely to deliver a stellar line-up of sessions, workshops and keynote speakers featuring North America’s top magazine publishing leaders, thinkers and visionaries.

MagNet 2018: Canada's Magazine Conference, April 25–26

MagNet 2018

This April 25–26, fill your days with cutting-edge advice and networking with media professionals from across Canada and beyond. The program for Canada’s largest magazine media superconference is now live at

Register today, and stay tuned for more program announcements!

Visit the MagNet site and:

New in 2018

Global Intensives: Go global with three intensive sessions from international leaders. Find out what magazines around the world are up to from FIPP President James Hewes, what makes the BBC’s Good Food brand so successful across platforms from publishing director Chris Kerwin, and hear from MPA’s President Linda Thomas Brooks about what makes magazines the most powerful medium for advertisers.

Back by Popular Demand

Conference passes! Once again, MagNet is offering an all-conference pass and a day pass for eager MagNeteers.

MagNet Square! 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.

Bursaries! Magazines Canada is offering rebates for MagNet expenses to members in good standing that have annual circulation under 25,000. We’ll cover 50% of your travel costs and 50% of your session fees. Bursaries are limited, so visit to apply now!

For more information on MagNet, please visit the MagNet website or contact Follow MagNet on Twitter @magscanada and #MagNet18.

2017 Conference Highlights

MagNet 2017: April 25–28

From April 25–28, more than 700 registered delegates arrived at MagNet 2017 to connect and change their perspectives. It was Canadian Magazine Week in Toronto, and MagNet hosted almost 40 sessions, keynotes and events as part of the largest annual gathering of magazine media in Canada.


Many of the session slides are available on the MagNet site. Download presentations you may have missed.

Session Takeaways

You’ll find a ton of insight compiled on Twitter at the conference hashtag #MagNet17. We’ve also collected popular event tweets with key takeaways, and MagNeteer (and CPA Magazine editor) Mara Gulens has put together an extensive Storify with tweets from the conference that is well worth your time.


Watch exclusive presentations and Q&As with speakers and attendees.

Join Canada’s Magazine Media at MagNet 2018

If you would like to be a sponsor for MagNet 2018, please contact:

Evan Dickson
Manager, Membership Development
416.504.0274 x238
With thanks to MagNet 2017 sponsors