Friday, September 7th, 2012

Tickets to the Publishers Australia Magazine Week conference are on sale now. The two day event will take place from 15-16 November 2012 at the Sydney Hilton. Tickets can be booked here. Early bird and member discounts apply until 28 September.

PA Chairman and Publisher at Westwick-Farrow Media Geoff Hird said: "Over 300 publishing professionals spanning niche and mass consumer, B2B and custom attended last year's inaugural conference. This year, we're highlighting home-grown talent and success stories, and will feature local industry leaders, innovators and inspiring case studies. This is the must-attend publishing event of the year. It's a unique opportunity to learn from the experts, debate our future and develop contacts to boost your business."

The following speakers are confirmed:
Matt Stanton, CEO, ACP Magazines
- State of the industry review

Nicole Sheffield, CEO, NewsLifeMedia
- Brand management in a multichannel world

Geoff Hird, Publisher, Westwick-Farrow Media
- The audience goldmine
Ash Hunter, CEO Hunter5 Publishing
- How mobile can boost print
Alan Weaver, UK consultant
- Profiting from subscriptions.

Also featuring:
* Social media - does anyone have the answer? with Chris Wirasinha of
* Mumbrella Question Time with media buyers and marketers
* How to expand your business internationally
* Tablet and web apps, what next for publishers?
* Results from the Publisher 'State of the Industry' survey.
* Free vs Paid debate.

PA General Manager Matthew Green said that this year's event would 'up the ante' and relocate to the Sydney Hilton. "We are extremely grateful to our Platinum sponsors Adobe and Creative Folks whose generous support makes Magazine Week possible."



Images of 2011 conference (1. Phil Scott. 2. Gerry Reynolds, Jackie Frank, Simon Sharwood, Michael McHugh, Brad Howarth)
Magazine Week logo (url
Photos of Matthew Stanton, Nicole Sheffield, Geoff Hird

About Magazine Week
The week 12-16 November 2012 will bring together publishing professionals from both niche and mass consumer, B2B and custom publishing, in print and digital, from across Australia. Featuring a two day conference, workshops, a trade exhibition and networking events, Magazine Week will culminate in the Excellence Awards gala dinner.

Contact Profile

Publishers Australia

We represent publishers of quality targeted media in Australia. Our members specialise in engaging people through a variety of highly defined magazine and online media environments. A non-profit, member-based organisation with its head office in Sydney, we provide peer support and help publishing businesses manage key issues, including legal, commercial, technological, and those affecting business growth. We also provide assistance with postal affairs, distribution, copyright and privacy. Our membership consists of the leading B2B, specialist B2C, custom and digital publishers in Australia.
Isabel Wartho
P: 02 9955 1510


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