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 2019: Save the date! April 24–25

MagNet returns April 24–25, 2019 at the Courtyard Toronto Downtown.

Developed to meet the industry’s growing needs for targeted, thought-provoking information and insightful, accessible and affordable learning, MagNet delivers a stellar line-up of sessions, workshops and keynote speakers featuring North America’s top magazine publishing leaders, thinkers and visionaries.

For more information on MagNet, please visit the MagNet website or contact

2018 Conference Highlights

From April 25–26, nearly 500 registered delegates arrived at MagNet 2018 to connect, network and learn from our industry’s leaders and innovators. The Magazines Canada team was excited to host more than 24 sessions and keynotes, panel discussions, awards 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 from Canada’s magazine conference, including:

  • Ryan Dohrn’s sessions on “How to Get 10% More $$ from Every Advertiser” and “How to Turn Facebook’s Recent Changes into Big Ad Dollars”
  • Natalie Milne’s session on “How to Tap into the Power of Influencers”
  • Harold Boies’ session on “The Modernization of the Canada Periodical Fund”
  • Linda Thomas Brooks’ session on “Magazine Media: Better. Believe It.”
  • And many more!

Session Takeaways

You’ll find a ton of insight compiled on Twitter at the conference hashtag #MagNet18. We’ve also collected popular event tweets with key takeaways.


Watch exclusive Q&As with MagNet speakers and attendees.

Join Canada’s Magazine Media at MagNet 2019

If you would like to be a sponsor for MagNet 2019, please contact:

Evan Dickson
Director, Member Services and Development
416.504.0274 x222

With thanks to our 2018 MagNet sponsors:

MagNet 2018 sponsors were: AAM, Inovva, Lowe Martin, Reader's Digest, Rogers, Truth + Dare, Maghub, Vividata, Work in Culture, Blanchard, Canada Post, CoverStory, CCAB, Lasso, Magazine Manager, Metro 360, Mi5, 9 to Thrive, TNG, OMDC, OAC, Canada Council, Canadian Heritage.