Convention website now online

The Canadian Community Newspapers Association, in partnership with the Canadian Newspaper Association, is pleased to announce the launch of the official website for the 2008 joint conventon, located at

Ink & Beyond, which runs from May 7 to 9, 2008, at the Harbour Castle Westin in Toronto, will include a trade show, plenary sessions and breakouts geared toward small and large newspapers. Over 400 delegates are expected to attend. Confirmed speakers for Ink & Beyond include Rishad Tobaccowala, international media guru on consumer trends and reader behaviour, Michael Raynor, author of The Strategy Paradox, and Josh Cohen of Google.

Over the weeks leading up to the convention more details will be provided at

This marks the second consecutive gathering of the two national organizations representing community media and daily newspapers. In 2007, the associations partnered for the joint conference held in Winnipeg.