Business Media Leadership Summit – Magazines Canada

Event Date: 5th February 2019

The Business Media Leadership Summit has grown to become the only such event of its kind in North America, attracting senior business and special interest media executives with a tailored agenda designed to keep attendees abreast of the many challenges and changes facing their operations. Since its inception in 2012, the Summit has acquired a growing following and a reputation for forward-looking learnings and networking opportunities.

2019 Business Media Leadership Summit

The Business Media Leadership Summit returns February 5–6, 2019 to the Kingbridge Conference Centre, King City, just north of Toronto. This highly specialized event enables the making of new connections and the re-establishment of old ones. And, a focused opportunity to benefit from a specially-built agenda.

The 2019 Business Media Leadership Summit program includes:

  • Opening Keynote Speaker Kevin Turpin, President of the Washington, D.C.-based National Journal will share his learnings in how to “embrace disruption” and build new revenue streams as traditional income sources collapsed.
  • Scott Bender, Global Head of Publisher Strategy & Business Development at Prohaska Consulting speaks to “Selling Media In A Programmatic World—Understanding Trends; Generating Traction.”
  • Arjun Basu, Senior Vice President, Product at Bookmark Content and Communications (formerly known as Spafax) explores taking digital contract publishing to a whole new level.
  • Rob Ristagno, award-winning speaker, author and the CEO of The Sterling Woods Group, will share novel and proven sales strategies.
  • Closing Keynote Speaker Bo Sacks, founder of The Precision Media Group and publisher of America’s longest-running e-newsletter, returns to share his many insights into what B2B publishers are doing right and how they can do still better.

Special AMPA Member Rate

  • AMPA Members receive a special $300 rate, including the full event program and accommodations
  • Book this special rate by Dec. 31, 2018
  • Register by emailing 
  • AMPA Members are eligible for travel bursaries. Please contact Suzanne Trudel at for more information.

To learn more about this event, please visit the Magazines Canada website.

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