Internationally acclaimed speakers Mike Blinder and Duncan Stewart coming to INK+BEYOND

Newspapers Canada is excited to announce two more distinguished industry experts have joined the program for this year’s national newspaper conference in Charlottetown, PEI on May 28-30. INK+BEYOND is Canada’s premier newspaper conference, attracting senior-level publishing executives and newspaper staff from across the country.

The two-day program boasts a diverse variety of speaker sessions and educational seminars during which delegates will gain valuable industry insights and practical take-home strategies from leading industry experts from around the world.

Mike Blinder – President, The Blinder Group

Internationally acclaimed media advertising specialist Mike Blinder will host an afternoon sales training session titled “Being Your Best on Every Sales Call.”

His engaging presentation will feature content from his Client 1st Training System that outlines the steps you need to take to prep for every single advertiser engagement. And, the attitude, style and traits you need to adapt into your selling style that ensures you get in the door and close more deals!

As president and founder of The Blinder Group, Mike has assisted over 250 media companies in maximizing sales for their clients, through effective sales training/revenue generation programs.


Duncan Stewart – Director of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT), Deloitte Canada

Duncan Stewart, Deloitte Canada’s director of TMT, will take the stage to deliver his expert insights on the latest trends in consumer and enterprise technology, media and telecommunications.

Duncan is a globally recognized for his management consulting expertise and his ability to forecast what’s going to happen next. Don’t miss out as he shares his predictions on how technological, demographic, and regulatory changes will impact your business strategies. 

He has 25 years of experience in the TMT industry and has served as a technology columnist for the Globe and Mail, CBC Radio and the National Post.

For more information about the renowned industry experts joining us in Charlottetown on May 28-30, visit