Newspapers Canada invites you to mix business with pleasure at this year’s INK+BEYOND newspaper conference in beautiful Charlottetown, PEI. The annual industry event boasts a full two-day program of inspiring speakers, educational workshops, awards presentations and plenty of unique social activities designed to showcase the region. From stunning views to seafood feasts, read on to learn about some of the exciting events taking place during Canada’s national newspaper conference.
Waterfront Opening Reception
We’ll open this year’s INK+ BEYOND conference at the Harbourview Terrace, part of the newly opened PEI Convention Centre. The Welcome Reception is sponsored by PEI 2014 and Metroland and will feature plenty of food, drinks and entertainment.
The convention centre is conveniently attached to the Delta Hotel and provides delegates with an excellent opportunity to network with peers and connect with conference presenters and exhibitors.
Private Scenic Tour
Newspapers Canada has arranged a special private tour on Thursday, May 29 to give our conference attendees and their guests the opportunity to view the Island’s rolling farmlands, stunning seascapes, tiny villages and bustling harbours along the North Shore area. Stops include quaint fishing villages, lighthouses, the world-class Cavendish Beach and the infamous Green Gables House.
The exclusive Newspapers Canada tour departs Thursday, May 29 at 11:30 AM (ADT). A public tour is also available on Wednesday, May 28 at 11:30 AM (ADT). Cost: $59 per person. For bookings, please contact Vanessa Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PEI Kitchen Party
On Thursday, May 29, conference delegates will have a chance to experience a traditional east coast Kitchen Party at the award-winning Peakes Quay restaurant and bar, just steps away from the Delta Hotel. The waterfront venue boasts the largest outdoor patio on Prince Edward Island and overlooks the beautiful Quartermaster Marina and Confederation Landing Park.
Delegates will have a chance to savour world-class culinary delights and then dance the night away with live music provided by a local band. The party includes a fresh oyster and PEI mussel reception and a complete lobster (or steak) dinner.
Golf at The Links at Crowbush Cove
Come early or stay for the weekend and catch up with friends and colleagues over a round of golf at The Links at Crowbush Cove. Overlooking the north shore dunes, this picturesque course showcases the natural beauty of the island and offers majestic views at every hole.