What is MagNet?

About MagNet: Canada’s Magazine Conference

MagNet is Canada’s premier public policy, professional development and networking conference for magazine professionals.

MagNet is¬†the¬†destination to network and learn, and to celebrate Canada’s dynamic magazine industry.

Discover Your Formula for Success

Success in publishing relies on experimentation, innovation and a dedication to maintaining that specific mix of knowledge in editorial, print, digital, sales, audience engagement, revenue models, design, storytelling and leadership that will keep your magazine thriving far into the future.

In an industry as diverse and variable as magazine media, no publishing formula will be alike, and no one formula will stay the same. That’s why Canada’s largest magazine media superconference presents more than 50 timely and topical sessions and over 150 speakers from across the continent, so you can mix, match, branch out and build a customized event plan that brings the best of MagNet to your unique enterprise.

Join this industry’s most innovative, creative and fascinating people in the MagNet lab, and develop your own winning formula for publishing success.

Working Together

MagNet represents a collaborative effort from the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors, Circulation Management Association of Canada, Magazines Canada and the Professional Writers Association of Canada. Together, we have worked closely to deliver a stellar line-up of sessions, workshops and keynote speakers featuring North America’s top magazine publishing leaders, thinkers and visionaries.

Over 50 Targeted Sessions

MagNet’s sessions are specifically designed to help you stay on top and ahead of the game. The curriculum focuses on the challenges and opportunities of what’s ahead in:

  • Advertising Sales
  • Circulation
  • Design
  • Digital Media
  • Editorial
  • Management
  • Production
  • Writing

MagNet attendees includes publishers, editors, digital media managers, printers, circulators, designers, art directors, managing editors, government funders, regional magazine associations, bloggers, advertising salespeople, advertising agency executives, civil servants, students, freelancers, photographers, people interested in starting a magazine, circulation auditors, environmental paper advocates, suppliers, big magazines, medium-sized magazines, trade magazines, small magazines and many others.

If you’re on the list, you need to be here!