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“Change Is The Only Constant…” Confirmed List Of Speakers Covering The Theme For The ACT 10 Experience…

February 4, 2020

Look who is coming to the Magazine Innovation Center’s ACT 10 Experience at The University of Mississippi’s School of Journalism and New Media April 21 to 23.  The list of the confirmed speakers so far listed alphabetically:

Donnyale Ambrosine – Editor in Chief, Culturs magazine

Joe Berger – Publishers Marketing and Sales Consultant, Joe Berger Associates

Doug Bitto – Principal, Advantage Circulation Consulting

Bruce Brandfon – Chief Media Officer, Duration Media, LLC.

Nicole Bowman – Principal, Bowman Circulation Marketing

Andréa Butler – Founder and Editor in Chief, Sesi Magazine

Andy Clurman – President & CEO, Active Interest Media

Deborah Corn – Intergalactic Ambassador to the Printerverse

Brittany Duhon – Business Travel Sales Manager, The Adolphus

James G. Elliott – President, James G. Elliott Co.

Allen Filson -Director, Professional Services, Canon Solutions America, Inc.

John French – Cofounder, French LLC

Karolyn Hart – Founder and CEO, Inspirehub Inc., Canada

Dan Heffernan – Vice President & Chief Product Manager, Advantage CS

Mona Hidayet – Executive Director, Clients and Products, Advantage CS

Sue Holt – Managing Director, ITP Consumer, United Arab Emirates

Joe Hyrkin – CEO, issuu

Jeff Joseph – Publisher & Editorial Director, Luckbox Magazine

Bonnie Kintzer – President & CEO, Trusted Media Brands

Sanne Groot Koerkamp – Editor in Chief, Quest magazine, The Netherlands

Michael Kusek – Publisher, Different Leaf Magazine

Simon Leslie – CEO & Cofounder, Ink, The United Kingdom

Matthew Lulay —  Senior Director, Mather Consulting

Jerry Lynch – President, Magazine and Book Retail Association

Chris Lyons – President, Brand United

Daren Mazzucca – SVP, Group Publisher, Martha Stewart Living Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Meredith Corp.

John Mennell – Founder, Magazine Literacy

Tyler Nacho – Publisher and Editor in Chief, Kill Pretty magazine

Jo Packham – Creator & Editor in Chief, Where Women Create, Where Women Cook, What Women Create

Victoria Rose – EVP, CRO, Us Weekly, American Media, LLC

Lori Rosen – Founder & President, Rosen Group

Linda Ruth – Publishing Management And Consulting, PSCS Consulting and Official Act Experience Scribe

Bo Sacks – President, Precision Media

Brigitte Schmidt Gwyn – President & CEO, MPA: The Association of Magazine Media

Tony Silber – President, Long Hill Media

Krifka Steffey – Director, Merchandise, Newsstand, Barnes & Noble

John Thames – CEO/Publisher, Covey Rise Magazine & Bourbon +Magazine

Chris Walsh – Founder & Editor In Chief, Fifty Grande Magazine

And here are some more info regarding The Magazine Innovation Center at The University of Mississippi’s School of Journalism and New Media announces the theme for its 10th anniversary ACT (Amplify, Clarify, and Testify) Experience: Change Is The Only Constant.  The ACT 10 Experience is also proud to announce that it is welcoming the MPA: The Association of Magazine Media’s IMAG 2020 conference to the magazine media experience in Oxford, Mississippi.  The dates for the event are set for April 21 to 23, 2020.

The Magazine Innovation Center was founded in 2009.  The Center is the birthplace of the annual ACT Experience, which in 2020, will be in its 10th year. Each year MIC strives to provide industry leaders and aspiring media members a Think-and-Do Experience, brimming with ideas, inspiration and a little fun along the way. It’s also a time when students (future industry leaders) can meet and network with current industry leaders and professionals in the media community to further their own portfolios and knowledge. The magazine students are paired with industry leaders to shadow and learn from their expertise and experience. It’s a three-day world filled with possibilities for everyone; from potential careers for students to new friendships and business conversations between leaders.

The topics covered in this year’s ACT Experience are:

  1. Transformation of magazines from pure ink on paper entities to multi- magazine media platforms: print, digital, video, audio, events, and social media.
  2. The future of social and marketing roles of magazines and magazine media
  3. The future of paper and printing industries
  4. The future of circulation and distribution
  5. The future of advertising and marketing
  6. The future of magazine launches

Click here to check the list of the confirmed speakers so far and click here to register for the ACT 10 Experience.

Space is limited so don’t delay…. register today.

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