Canadian automotive industry analyst Dennis DesRosiers has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at Newspapers Canada's 2016 National Conference in May.
DesRosiers, founder of DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. and a favourite source for news media looking for insightful comments on automotive issues, will address delegates at the keynote luncheon on
Friday, May 27, in Edmonton, Alberta. DesRosiers will provide delegates with a better understanding of the players, issues, outlook and trends in the automotive sector that will be critical to success with this important advertising category.
Also confirmed is international media analyst Andreas Pfeiffer, editorial director of The Pfeiffer Report, who will deliver the opening keynote address on the morning of May 27.
Pfeiffer's insights have been quoted in newspapers and magazines such as the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune and Wired. Most recently, Pfeiffer has been providing in-depth analysis of recent media industry trends including ad blocking, distributed content, and the re-emergence of print.
Registration is now open for the National Conference, and members can take advantage of earlybird discounts by registering before April 25. Co-hosted by the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association and the Association de la presse francophone, this one-day event will be immediately followed by three awards galas on Friday evening, as well as the AWNA convention on Saturday, May 28.