The Association of Magazine Media


Event Information
June 13, 2018
June 14, 2018
Taj Hotel
15 Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116

Brand success is achieved through revolutionary thinking and leadership. Join MPA’s enthusiast brands for a 2-day conference focused on audience-first ideas and strategies - including revenue diversification and monetizing strong relationships across all platforms. In good IMAG fashion, expect world-class networking and valuable case studies. Join the revolution!

Or download a registration form here

WHEN: June 13-14, 2018

WHERE: Taj Hotel, 15 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116


Wednesday, June 13

Conference Kick-Off Lunch | 12:30pm-1:45pm
Afternoon Program | 2pm-5pm
Opening Night Dinner | 6pm

Thursday, June 14

Breakfast | 7:30am-8:30am
Morning Program | 8:30am-12pm
Lunch and Imagination Awards | 12pm-1:30pm
Afternoon Program | 1:30pm-4:45pm
Closing Reception | 4:45pm-6pm


  • Publishing case studies and success stories
  • Managing and right-sizing your business
  • Leveraging content across new platforms
  • Quality networking with like-minded indie leaders
  • Imagination Awards: Showcasing the innovative and imaginative tactics that lead to success

The IMAG community is best defined as brands serving enthusiast audiences across many platforms, brought together by their passion for a particular topic or lifestyle. Each year senior executives from independent media brands attend the Annual Conference to explore new opportunities for their companies and brands and share what’s working and what’s not with their business peers. Attendees include:

  • C-Suite
  • Director of Audience Development
  • Director of Digital Content/Sales
  • Director of Marketing
  • Editor
  • Owner/Founder
  • Partner
  • President
  • Publisher
  • Sales Director

The third annual Imagination Awards will honor the work of independent magazine media companies and brands. These awards recognize projects and teams that capture the essence of a brand and demonstrate innovative thinking and imaginative tactics, well-defined business objectives and successful execution and results. To learn more about the awards, click here.

The awards ceremony and lunch will be held on Thursday, June 14 at the IMAG Annual Conference. All conference attendees may attend the awards.

For speaking opportunities or assistance with registration, contact Elizabeth Tighe, or call 212-872-3771.


MPA – The Association of Magazine Media has carved out a community of independent publishers to facilitate peer-to-peer convening, sharing and learning. Fueled by the passionate interest of enthusiast audiences, IMAG brands produce world-class content that captures the attention and loyalty of consumers. These brands continue to build, expand and monetize audiences and assets across platforms and formats.