2022 Industry Professional Development & Social

Save the date! The National Media Awards Foundation is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a long-overdue, in-person event in Toronto on September 29th, 2022. Join us at the Globe and Mail Centre for a day of professional development and an evening of reconnecting and networking with friends and peers.  

The Globe and Mail Centre is a recently-built, spacious event venue centrally located in the heart of Toronto, and features a large outdoor terrace with a stunning view over Lake Ontario. Participants can attend the professional development event in the morning and afternoon, the networking soiree in the evening, or stay for the entire day.

Tickets go on sale September 6th, 2022.

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Daytime Professional Development Symposium: 1PM to 5PM

Join us for a series of professional development workshops featuring guest speakers from across the Canadian magazine publishing industry. Ticket holders are welcome to attend any combination of the workshops offered.


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Career Catapult: Launching your career in the magazine publishing industryTBDTBDStudents and recent graduates – this one’s for you! Hiring managers share their insights on how to stand out as a job candidate. Participants also gain special access to LinkedIn Learning courses on effective resume writing and more.
Fast Pitch SessionTBDTBDThis is an incredible opportunity to get your idea in front of editors and art directors from Canada’s leading, award-winning publications and magazines! Participants are allotted fifteen minutes in front of editors and art directors to bring forward a story or concept pitch. Spaces are limited.

Registration for workshops will open soon. Students who purchase tickets will automatically be entered into a draw for a free ticket to the Celebration of Winners later in the evening!

Tickets: $10/person

2020-2022 Evening Celebration of Winners: 7PM to 11PM

This event is open to past NMAF nominees and winners.

Experience a fun, laid-back evening of socializing and networking with your peers from coast to coast at the National Media Awards Foundation’s Celebration of Winners.

Light refreshments, nibbles and a cash bar will be available. Award-winning works from 2020 to 2022 across the National Magazine Awards, the National Magazine Awards: B2B and the Digital Publishing Awards will be featured.

We can’t wait to see you there!

Tickets: $30/person