Friday, January 30, 2009

AMPA Conference Call-Out: Register Now!

Online registration is now up for the 2009 Alberta Magazines Conference! Taking place March 19 & 20 at the Carriage House Inn, this annual event is the place for magazine folk to mix, mingle, workshop and more.

Speakers this year include Al Zikovitz (Cottage Life), Rick Boychuk (Canadian Geographic), Stephen Osborne (Geist), Matt Blackett (Spacing), Lisa Manfield (Tyee), Rebecca Legge (Canada Wide Media) and Donna Braggins (former art director, Maclean's and Canadian Business). From online and design tips to circulation strategies and more, these packed-full-of-info sessions are definitely not to be missed.

Early bird registration deadline is Feb 23, 2009. (Full conference pass for AMPA members, $175; non-members, $225) After Feb 23, it's $205 for AMPA members or $260 for non-members). See the full brochure for more info.

Also, don't forget to nominate your picks for AMPA's 2009 Editor of the Year Award! The winner will be announced at the conference on March 19. Deadline for submissions is Feb 9, 2009.

For more information, go to AMPA's website.

See you there! Only 47 days to go!