Thursday, May 11 and Friday, May 12, 2023

2023 AMPA Conference

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Save the date for the 2023 Alberta Magazines Conference, happening on Thursday, 11 and Friday, 12, May 2023! Check back in for updates!

Announcing the 2023 Alberta Magazines Conference!

Together again in spring 2023! AMPA along with our Curriculum Consultant, Joyce Byrne, have programmed two days of inspired keynote presentations, multi-track sessions for editors, art directors, publishers and writers. Register to discover the latest trends and innovations from our industry partners. The conference will kick off Thursday, May 11 with a full-day of programming with keynote presentations and concurrent breakout sessions followed by the 2023 Awards Gala in the evening. On Friday, May 12, we’ll kick off this half day of programming with a keynote presentation followed by concurrent roundtable discussions.

Registration

Registration opening soon!

The health and safety of AMPA Annual Conference, AGM and Awards Gala participants is a priority for AMPA. We ask for attendees’ cooperation to help create a safer environment for all participants. Please take a moment to review our AMPA COVID-19 Safety Protocols.

Accommodation

In recognition of our commitment towards reconciliation, the 2023 Alberta Magazines Conference will be held at the Grey Eagle Resort and Casino which is owned and operated by the Tsuut’ina Nation. We encourage you to take a moment to learn about the histories of the Tsuut’ina Nation.

The Grey Eagle Resort and Casino is located at 3777 Grey Eagle Dr, Calgary, AB T3E 3X8.

Conference attendees can take advantage of the preferred conference rate of $169.00 + applicable taxes per night. Contact the reservation desk to book your stay using the group name Alberta Magazine Publishers Association at 1.844.719.8777 or 403.719. 8777 by WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2023 to secure your room. Last year they sold out so book early!

Out-of-town magazine members are eligible for travel bursaries. Please contact director@albertamagazines.com by Friday, April 28, 2023.

Student Pass

Current full-time students receive AMPA member pricing on all passes.

Awards Gala

The Alberta Magazine Awards program honours and celebrates the work of magazine makers who collectively bring passion and insight to our unique Alberta culture and ensure Alberta voices and stories are shared throughout the province and beyond our borders.

Join us to honour and celebrate the work of magazine makers – the editors, art directors, writers, photographers, and illustrators in 18 written, visual, digital, and integrated Showcase Award categories, 5 Alberta Achievement Award categories, and 3 Out-of-Province Awards.

Stay tuned as we continue to work to bring you the Awards Gala and recognize the hard work of all the dedicated magazine professionals.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations before April 12, 2023 will incur a $50 service charge. Cancellations after April 12, 2023 will not be eligible for a refund.

Please contact ampa@albertamagazines.com or 403.262.0081 if you have any questions.

Industry Partners

Thanks to our industry sponsors and government funders.
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