Prominent European newspaper executives join program for INK+BEYOND 2013

Rainer Esser, CEO of the award-winning Die Zeit newspaper in Germany, is the latest speaker to join the program for Newspapers Canada’s INK+BEYOND 2013 conference, taking place on May 1-3 in Ottawa. Esser will give conference delegates a behind-the-scenes look at the operational strategies at Germany’s most widely read weekly paper during his presentation “Die Zeit Success Story and Brand Diversification.”

Newspapers Canada has also confirmed Juan Señor, visiting fellow at Oxford University and co-editor of the annual Innovations in Newspapers World Report, as the opening speaker for INK+BEYOND. As a partner with Innovation Media Consulting Group, Señor has directed projects all over the world helping news operations to re-invent their products and stay relevant with shifting audiences. Señor will inspire conference delegates with his insights on the future of news media during his keynote presentation, "Mediamorphosis: Success Across all Platforms," on the morning of Thursday, May 2.

INK+BEYOND 2013 will cover every aspect of the newspaper business with speaker sessions and workshops designed for all departments. The two-day conference program also features numerous networking events, awards galas and an industry trade show with exhibitors from across North America. To view the complete conference program, click here.

Registration for INK+BEYOND 2013 is now open. Click the button below to sign up today!

Newspapers Canada would like to welcome the following organizations as our newest sponsors for INK+BEYOND 2013 – thank you for your support of this important industry event:

  • Glacier Media Group
  • Alliance for Audited Media
  • First Genesis Inc.
  • Fundata Canada
  • Metro Creative Graphics
  • ScribbleLive Technologies
  • Business Wire

INK+BEYOND sponsorship opportunities are still available – for information on how to sponsor or exhibit, please contact Vanessa Wilson at