Thursday, February 15th, 2018

MagNet 2018 Registration Now Open

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It’s finally here! Registration for MagNet 2018 is open for business. 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!


Social media guru Sree Sreenivasan is back at MagNet and ready to help you out of the weeds of social media. Join Sree for his signature session, @Sree’s Social Media Status Report, for big ideas and practical tips you can use right away. Discover what innovative companies and institutions are doing to leverage Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and WhatsApp. Take an early morning stroll with Sree and your colleagues at Mobile Photography and Instagram Tips. And take part in a fast-paced, fun session filled with tech tips and tricks and a chance to ask Sree anything at Throw Things @Sree.

Ryan is back! Sales superstar Ryan Dohrn will present two dynamic sessions that will make your bottom line shine. Major changes at Facebook could seriously impact your advertisers. Join Ryan to find out How to Turn Facebook’s Recent Changes into Big Ad Dollars. This is a must-attend workshop for ad sales executives of all levels. But you also won’t want to miss How to Get 10% More $$ from Every Advertiser! In this fun, fast-paced workshop Ryan will share the secrets, tips, tricks and insights from Fortune 500 marketers to help you get every penny you can from every advertiser.

Arts & Literary Magazines Summit

Do you work at an arts, literary or other cultural magazine in North America? If you said “yes,” then the Arts & Literary Magazines Summit is for you. This is an eight-hour deep dive into the inner workings of cultural magazine publishing from coast-to-coast. At the Summit, you will sharpen your skills, consider new ideas, share your knowledge, get actionable advice and form practical alliances with like-minded publishers.

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.

Take a load off in a massage chair: Take your coffee breaks to the next level of stress relief. This year, two massage therapists will be on hand during sesion breaks to help busy MagNeteers recharge. Courtesy of the Alliance for Audited Media.

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!

Visit the MagNet site now and:

Browse sessions by topic or date

See featured sessions for business media or cultural & small mags

Find out how to get here and get accommodation discounts

Get more information on this year’s speakers

Learn about the industry suppliers at our Marketplace in MagNet Square

Find out how to become a volunteer

And, of course, register!


CCAB BPA Worldwide

BPA Worldwide’s Canadian division, CCAB, operates with fully-staffed offices in Montreal and Toronto. For more than 80 years as a not-for-profit assurance service provider, BPA was originally created by advertisers, advertising agencies and media owners to audit audience claims used in the buying and selling of advertising. Through its iCompli service, the organization verifies compliance to defined government, industry and organizational standards as well as adherence to privacy, data protection and sustainability guidelines and best practices. Performing nearly 2,600 audits in over 30 countries, BPA is a trusted resource for compliance and assurance services. For more information on BPA and its services, please email M. Timothy Peel at, or visit

Canada’s largest magazine media superconference takes place April 25–26 in downtown Toronto! Visit for more information and make sure to follow us on Twitter @magscanada and #MagNet18.