Reserve your room for the 2016 National Conference and Trade Show

Mark your calendar: Newspapers Canada’s National Conference and Trade Show are heading to Edmonton this spring. Co-hosted by the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association (AWNA) and the Association de la presse francophone (APF), the 2016 National Conference takes place May 27 and 28 at the Westin Edmonton. Be sure to join your peers and the vibrant Alberta newspaper industry for this unforgettable event. Book your room online now via the 2016 Conference website and explore everything that Edmonton has to offer.


The Conference kicks off on the evening of Thursday, May 26, with a welcome reception featuring Alberta’s famous hospitality, then launches into two days of professional development workshops and industry presentations. Be prepared to be inspired as newspaper leaders and experts present creative business strategies, practical ideas, and new ways to serve and connect with your community. And celebrate Canada’s best and brightest at galas on Friday, May 27, featuring the AWNA Better Newspaper Awards, the APF’s Prix d’excellence and the National Newspaper Awards.

The National Conference is the Canadian newspaper industry’s largest annual gathering, attracting hundreds of top-level newspaper representatives from across Canada. Attended by publishers and senior management, including editors-in-chief, advertising and marketing directors, circulation directors, heads of digital and multimedia and more, the conference shines the spotlight on Canadian newspaper innovations and trends around the world. Take advantage of numerous educational and networking opportunities and visit the trade show to find products and services that will help you grow your audience and your bottom line.

For more information, please visit the 2016 Conference website or contact Tina Ongkeko at