Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

The Doctors Are In, and Ready to Help You Get Mobile

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And They Are Specialists! Visit the MagNet Mobile Strategy Doctor and the Social Media Doctor

There’s a new clinic opening in MagNet Square. Mobile Strategy Doctor Zoe Walters will be on hand to offer personalized advice to help you engage your mobile audience and show you how to take control of your own branded mobile app. Zoe will join Social Media Doctor Patricia Kitchen and both will be available on Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 am-1:30 pm and from 2:15-4:00 pm.

Stop by MagNet Square and sign up for 10-minute session. These are on a first come, first served basis, so don’t miss out!
Presented by AAM and The Canadian Press.

Psssst… Great Prizes at MagNet Square
Receive mobile strategy recommendations tailored for YOUR business by winning a free consultation with the experts at Pugpig, who have helped launch mobile apps with the UK’s leading magazine publishers such as Condé Nast, Hearst Magazines and The Economist. This prize, courtesy of Pugpig ( and its partner, The Canadian Press, is valued at $4,000 and includes the development of a proof of concept mobile app! You can also win an 8″ Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablet courtesy of PressReader. Drop off your business card at the MagNet Square to enter.

Canadian Magazine Awards/Les Grands prix du magazine
The finalists have been announced and the fête is fast approaching! Join us on April 27 to cheer on the year’s most innovative, influential and stunning work in Canadian magazine media. Tickets to the awards dinner and reception are on sale with your MagNet booking. Add the Magazine Grands Prix to your MagNet agenda!


The Canadian Press is Canada’s most trusted news source and leader in providing real-time, bilingual articles, photos, video and audio. Driven by truth, accuracy and timeliness, CP has kept Canadians informed for 100 years with its reliable, unbiased storytelling. The news reports produced by its 200-plus journalists are used by clients such as The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, CBC, Bell Media, Rogers, Yahoo, MSN and The Huffington Post.

Through its commercial division, The Canadian Press manages an extensive network of freelance writers, photographers and videographers that create custom content to help publishers and brands keep audiences engaged.

On top of providing captivating content, CP offers the technology and services to launch and maintain mobile apps quickly and cost effectively with Pugpig, winner of “Platform of the Year” at the 2016 Digital Magazine Awards. CP is the exclusive Canadian reseller of Pugpig, the engine powering the magazine and newspaper apps for some of the world’s biggest brands, including The Economist, Glamour and Men’s Fitness (

Bursaries: Don’t Miss Out
Magazines Canada is offering rebates for MagNet expenses to members in good standing that have 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 and get twice the bang for your buck.

Canada’s largest magazine media superconference takes place April 25-28 in downtown Toronto! Visit to register now and follow us on Twitter @MagNetCanada and #MagNet17.