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Upcoming Events and ProDev as of Jan. 13, 2021

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If you don’t see your event here, please email Sylvia Skene, Executive Director, MagsBC with all details.

MagsBC reserves the right to post only those events of interest to its members.

See also: Industry Inclusion and Equity Writing Programs, Workshops, Mentorships, Conferences and Festivals
Writers Guild of America West

Magazine Industry – Online Events and Professional Development

Jan. 19, 2021 11 a.m. PT
Tactics to Jump Start Your 2021 Ad Sales
Alberta Magazine Publishers Association – $30/$45
With Nancy O’Brien
MagsBC members can register at the AMPA member rate and save $15.

Jan. 20, 2021 11 a.m.-12 p.m. PT
Making Money and Deepening Your Reader Connection with Digital Fundraising
Magazines Canada – free but must register
With Alysa Procida and Britt Gallpen, Inuit Art Quarterly

Jan. 25, 2021 9-10 a.m. PT
21 Revenue Ideas for 2021
Niche Media – free but must register
With Ryan Dohrn, President, Brain Swell Media
Can’t make it live? Sign up and Niche Media will send you a replay link to watch.

Feb. 17, 2021 11 a.m.-12 p.m. PT
How To Be A Better Writer
Magazines Canada – free but must register
With Leslie Wu, freelancer, Forbes Life and Food Network Canada contributor, and Sheridan College Creative Writing & Publishing Program professor

March 17, 2021 11 a.m.-12 p.m. PT
Working Toward Equity
Magazines Canada –free but must register
With Kate Monro, Executive Director/Publisher, C Magazine

Other Online Events

Jan. 22-26, 2021
ALA Midwinter
(Indianapolis, IN – all sessions in Central Time)
Registration deadline Jan. 19/21

Feb. 2-6, 2021
Clever Minds & Human Hearts: Ontario Library Association’s Super Conference

Mar. 3-7, 2021
AWP Conference & Bookfair
Association of Writers & Writing Programs

Mar. 5-7, 2021
Paper Covers Rock Readers & Writers Festival (in-person)
Free readings
Salt Spring Island

May 1-15, 2021
Festival of Literary Diversity

May 3-7, 2021
BC Virtual Library Conference

May 27-June 4, 2021
Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2021
Edmonton, AB

June 12-13, 2021
Editors Transform – Conference 2021
Editors Canada

June 24-29, 2021
ALA Annual Conference
Chicago, IL

Oct. 2-3, 2021
Paper Covers Rock Readers & Writers Festival (in-person)
Salt Spring Island

Oct. 21-24, 2021
Surrey International Writers Conference

Mar. 23-26, 2022
AWP Conference & Bookfair
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania