ALL TERRAIN BOARDING MAGAZINE
This 100-page extreme sports magazine is set to hit the news-stands in March. It centres on the skating-surfing-snowboarding hybrid known as all terrain boarding. The independently owned title made its debut as a subscription based magazine in March 2002 and is expanding to meet the rise in demand.
Editor: Jonathan Bisson
Contact: Ham Cottage, Ham, Axminster, EX13 7HI, Devon, UK
Tel: 01404 831 564
FIPP WORLD MAGAZINE CONGRESS, FAIR AND EXHIBITION
The 34th year of this annual event sees more than 50 experts from the publishing world gather to discuss the issues facing the magazine industry. Speakers include: Jean-Paul Bailly, chairman & chief executive, La Poste, France; Gordon T Hughes, president & chief executive, American Business Media, USA and Shi Zhongyuan, chairman, GAPP, China.
Date: 26-28 May 2003
Venue: Carrousel du Louvre, Paris
Tel: 020 7404 4169
COUNCIL NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINE CONFERENCE
The business of council newspapers and magazines comes under the spotlight in this one-day conference. Discussions will cover how to use a publication as a vehicle for advertising and recruitment, running statutory notices and carrying partnership messages.
Date: 11th March 2003
Venue: LGA Conference Centre, London, SW1
Tel:020 8668 6969/3311
CLELAND THOM INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM WORKSHOP
This is a one-day workshop run by former group editor Cleland Thom for journalists wanting to hone their investigative skills. Areas covered include how to generate stories, how to conduct an investigation, stay within the law and codes of conduct.
Date: 20th February 2003
Venue: Central London
Contact: Cleland Thom, 22 The Green, Chichester, PO19 6XN
NEWSPAPER PRESS FUND ANNUAL LUNCH
The Newspaper Press Fund , the oldest benevolent fund for journalists, is holding its annual celebrity lunch. Organised by the West Midlands district branch and sponsored by Chase Midland, the BBC’s senior foreign correspondent Kate Adie tops the bill of guest speakers.
Date: 21st March 2003
Venue: The Holte Suite, Villa Park, Birmingham
Tel: Val Deeley on 01562 883290 or John Slim on 01527 872664
TIME OUT STUDENT AWARDS
The first ever Time Out Student Awards aims to uncover London’s young untapped talent. Prizes of up to £2,000 and an internship with the Time Out Group await the winners . Entrants must be studying at a London college of further education and submissions should be in by 30th April. See Time Out for entry form and further details.