Webinars

Magazines Canada hosts a series of one-hour webinars focusing on timely and relevant topics to help you run your business.

Each webinar is moderated by an industry veteran, allows you to ask questions of the presenter, and is available to return to it again and again.

The webinars are economical and practical and you can even mix and match with special package pricing.

So take an hour out of your day at home or the office and listen live by web and phone. Keep yourself and your staff up to date in a constantly changing industry. Tune in!

Webinar Archive

Magazines Canada members can access the complete webinar archive in the Resource Centre. Make sure you’re logged in!

Upcoming Webinars

B2B Design Trends

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
2PM ET

Thinking about refreshing your B2B title’s look? Need some inspiration to recharge your pages? Get the scoop on the latest in B2B publishing design trends from Norm Lourenco at K9 strategy+design.

Norm Lourenco is Creative Director and founder of K9 strategy+design. With 25 years of experience directing, strategizing and designing publications for such clients as Rogers, Ski Canada magazine, Alternatives Journal, Homes and Cottages and Metro News, Norm is truly a publication expert. Over the years, Norm has also assisted TELUS, Bell, SiriusXM, BMO NesbittBurns, American Express and countless entrepreneurial, professional and non-profit clients with their design and communications opportunities.

Asking Nicely: How to Craft a Successful Funding Proposal

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
2PM ET

Writing grant proposals can be stressful. There isn’t a magic formula, but there are some things you should know to make the process easier, effective and even fun. In this webinar, we’ll go through the steps to asking for grants, from getting organized, to finding funders, to writing your proposal to saying thank you—and securing your next grant!

Jennifer O’Connor is a Philanthropy Officer at Ecojustice, a charity that uses the law to protect and restore the environment in Canada. In addition to her experience as a grant writer, she has freelanced for many newspapers and magazines, including This Magazine, Chatelaine and Reader’s Digest.

Digital Storytelling in the Evolving Publishing Landscape

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
2PM ET

While text is still the foundation of publishing, new tools, mediums, and platforms—including websites, ebooks, podcasts, online courses, video programming, and social media—are taking storytelling in new directions. The evolving digital landscape requires a new way of telling stories, as well as a convergence of editorial, marketing, and production skills to conceive, produce, sell, and distribute them. Learn how to produce, disseminate, and foster community engagement through innovative digital stories on a variety of platforms by exploring relevant groundbreaking projects.

Jeffrey Yamaguchi is a digital media and marketing professional that leads digital transformations and audience development at publishing houses, podcast companies, and edtech ventures. He’s held key digital positions at Ziff Davis, HarperCollins, Random House, and Abrams Books, and his recent endeavors include: launching a new podcast startup’s platform and programming (Listening Booth Media); developing an online class platform (Narativ); producing a video series for the New York Anti-Trafficking Network; and leading marketing for a major edtech conference in New York (the first-ever NY EdTech Week at NYU). Website: jeffreyyamaguchi.com | @jeffyamaguchi

Pricing and Registration:

Members Non-Members
Single Webinar $25 $60 Register Online
Four Webinars
(Pick the webinar labelled “select for 4pack”)
$80 $160
Series (All webinars from July to March including
the joint ones with AMPA)
$150 $300

FAQ:

What do I need to connect?

For the audio, you need:

  • A touch-telephone. You’ll be sent the number to call along with the access code when you register. If you have a group of colleagues joining you, you’ll need a speaker phone.

For the presentation, you need:

  • A high speed Internet connection. (Note: wireless connections aren’t recommended.)
  • A web link, which will be sent to you when you register. Click on the link, enter as a “guest” and type your name.
  • Always test your system prior to the webinar to make sure you have the right add-ins and adequate connection speed.

How do I get the access information for the webinar?

The access information will be sent to the email address used to register, prior to the webinar. If you haven’t received the info by 9:00 am on the day of the webinar, or if you’ve misplaced it, email Amanda Raponi Hart. If you need this info once the webinar’s in progress, contact Evan Dickson or call 416.504.0274 x238.

Do I have to register everyone at my magazine?

No. Everybody at your magazine is welcome. Just register one person for your magazine and share the access coordinates with your coworkers.

I participated in the webinar. Can I get a copy of presentation used?

Yes, the presentation is available to registrants after the webinar.

Can I ask questions during the webinar?

Yes. Your line will be muted during the presentation, but a chat box will appear during the last 10-15 minutes of the webinar at which time you can type in your questions.

I registered but missed the live webinar. Is there a recording available?

Yes, in most cases a recording is available to registrants.

Magazines Canada acknowledges the support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Periodical Fund of the Department of Canadian Heritage for this project.