Speakers and sponsors announced for INK+BEYOND

Join us in Charlottetown, PEI on May 28-30 as Newspapers Canada hosts an unforgettable conference that celebrates the strength of the newspaper industry. The INK+BEYOND program will focus on the good news stories in the publishing world, showcasing the power of the medium, and highlighting success stories from at home and abroad. Plenary sessions and educational workshops will incorporate interactivity as we cover broad industry topics on current innovations and trends, as well as training sessions for newspaper personnel.

Digital specialist Mark Challinor to speak at INK+BEYOND

As industry speakers from Canada and around the world sign on to the conference program, we are pleased to announce that internationally renowned media consultant Mark Challinor will be addressing our newspaper delegates at a plenary session titled Digital Evolution: Audience Engagement Across Different Platforms.

Challinor is a consultant at Digital:Mobile Consultancy. He previously served as the director of Mobile Platforms for Telegraph Media Group in London, England where he was responsible for the monetisation of all mobile and tablet related services.

He has spent 20 years in and around the newspaper industry having previously held senior commercial roles at The Daily Mail and Daily Mirror. Challinor also spent five years in the mobile consultancy arena, helping media companies such as The Times of India and Fairfax Media (Australia) begin their "mobile" journeys. In 2006 he received the International News Media industry award for services to the global news media industry.

Challinor is currently a vice president and international board member for International Newsmedia Marketing Association (INMA) and a member of the Code of Advertising Practice Panel (CAP) for the UK’s Advertising Standards Association.

INK+BEYOND welcomes PEI2014, Glacier and Canada Post as event sponsors

Newspapers Canada would also like to acknowledge the following organizations as our newest sponsors for INK+BEYOND 2014.

Thank you for your support of this important industry event:

INK+BEYOND Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For information on how to sponsor or exhibit at the event, please contact Vanessa Wilson at vwilson@newspaperscanada.ca.

Registration for Canada’s national newspaper conference will be opening soon. For more information about the event, visit www.inkandbeyond.ca.