Industry Events

BlogPodium 2017

https-cdn.evbuc.comimages31188906125035353331originalJoin us on Saturday, September 30, 2017 for BlogPodium, Canada’s Conference for Lifestyle and Design Influencers. Now in our sixth year, BlogPodium has become the annual must-attend event for influential design and lifestyle bloggers, savvy marketing professionals, and admired brands. 

BlogPodium 2017 brings with it:

  • A chance to gain leading-edge social media skills and make connections with peers, brands, and agencies you can’t find anywhere else
  • Ample opportunities for one-on-one conversations with brand marketing decision makers from companies including IKEA Canada, The Home Depot Canada,, The Brick, Metrie, and more
  • Expert speakers on topics such as Creating Awesome Video Content; Podcasting for Bloggers; Building a Sustainable Online Brand; From Micro-Blog to Business
  • Plus, the practical content and incredible in-person networking of a full day conference you can’t get through ebooks and online resources

When: September 30, 2017
Where: St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre, 150 King Street West, 16th Floor, Toronto, ON


Digital Media & Learning Conference 2017

Join us October 4-6, 2017, for the 8th annual Digital Media and Learning Conference. This international gathering brings together a vibrant and diverse community of innovators, thinkers, and progressive educators to delve into leading-edge topics in digital media and learning. We build connections across research, design, and practice in the service of progressive, equitable, and youth-centered approaches to learning with technology.

DML2017 will be held at the sunny University of California, Irvine campus and will feature an in-depth pre-conference workshop day, as well as two days of general sessions filled with opportunities to re-imagine and remake learning in a connected world. We hope you can join us!

When: October 4-6, 2017
Where: Digital Media & Learning Research Hub, University of California, Irvine

Enhancing the Customer Experience Using New Technologies; a discussion on Artificial Intelligence, Chatbots, and Virtual Reality

The digital age has changed how marketers reach consumers and how consumers experience brands. Embracing innovation to offer new and exciting ways for consumers to interact with your brand has never been more important. But should brands be cautious on how much they invest in emerging technologies? How have brands successfully integrated new technologies into their overall marketing strategy? What type of material impact can technology have on the overall business?

AMA Toronto will be hosting an event that addresses these questions, and more. You will be hearing from brands that have used emerging technologies and tech experts who have helped clients implement the right strategy for their brand.

When: October 19, 2017
Where: King West Village, Toronto ON

iVentures 2017 10th anniversary edition of Interactive Ontario’s flagship conference (formerly GameON: Ventures) marks an evolution for this two-day event. This year, iVentures will act as a marketplace for ideas across all forms of interactive digital media, focused around three streams:

  • Ideas to Watch: innovation in technology, business models and content
  • Collaboration: partnerships between interactive digital media producers and other sectors, from healthcare to education
  • GameON: the business of video games

When: October 26-27, 2017
Where: MaRS Discovery District, Toronto, ON

DM@X 2018: Digital Media at the Crossroads

https-cdn.evbuc.comimages351143871948862819271originalThe Fourth Annual Conference on the future of content in digital media. A conference all students and professionals in digital media should attend! Topics include: strengthening Canadian content creation, discovery and export; how to find and measure digital content, consumption and dollars; technological disruption in the digital media Sector.

When: January 27, 2018
Where: Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON

Digital Leap 2018


Digital Leap is the premier conference in Canada that focuses exclusively on digital marketing and fundraising for non-profits. This is a must-attend event for all fundraising and marketing professionals who want to build their brand, amp up their use of social media, reach entirely new audiences, integrate online and offline, and harness emotion and creativity across all channels. Sessions are led by experts from both the for-profit and non-profit sectors.

When: April 24, 2018
Where: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

Digital Media Summit

Branding, marketing and multi-platform content integration is ever changing. Is your customer engagement and digital media strategy on par with global industry leaders? What are the top companies leading mobile, social, and digital media trends doing right? Find out at this year’s Digital Media Summit and connect with media and brand specialists that can help you fine tune your integrated Digital Media strategy.

When: May 9, 2018
Where: Sheraton Centre, Toronto, ON