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December 5, 2014

Events and Networking Opportunities

Alberta Magazines Conference

An annual seminar series and conference hosted by the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association. ¶

BC Book and Magazine Week

A week-long celebration of publishing in British Columbia, including seminars, readings, parties and public fairs. Produced every spring by Mags BC and the Association of Book Publishers of BC. ¶

Comicon Vancouver

A regular public convention for comic enthusiasts and self-published illustrators and graphic artists. ¶

FIPP Worldwide Media Marketplace

Hosted by the International Federation of Periodical Publishers and the British Periodical Publishers Association. Takes place in London, UK in spring. ¶

Freedom to Read Week

An annual event hosted by the Freedom of Expression Committee, an organization which monitors censorship issues in Canada. ¶

Magazines West

An annual seminar series and networking event for the western magazine industry. Takes place every July in Vancouver. ¶

Print World Trade Show and Conference

An annual trade show for the short-run printing industry. Takes place in Toronto in November. ¶

Shuswap Association of Writers 'Word on the Lake' Festival

An annual festival of literature taking place every spring in Salmon Arm, BC. ¶

Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts

An annual festival of literature, happening every August in Sechelt, BC. ¶

Surrey International Writers' Conference

An annual development conference and festival of literature, happening every October in Surrey, BC. ¶

The Word on the Street

A festival of reading and literacy, happening simultaneously the last Sunday of every September in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Kitchener and Halifax. ¶

Vancouver International Writers Festival

Vancouver's premier literary event, happening every October on Granville Island. ¶

Workshops and Intensives

A travelling series of short intensive training programs on specific areas of magazine publishing. Topics are varied and set on an annual basis. Produced by Magazines Canada. ¶

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