Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Sign up for Boot Camp!

Join the Kansas City chapter of the ASBPE and the Missouri Association of Publications for the second annual Magazine Boot Camp. (Here's a PDF of the registration form.)

11:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19

Wyndham Garden Hotel, 7000 W. 108th St., Overland Park, KS 66211 (Click here for a map. The Wyndham is located just north of I-435 on the east side of Metcalf Ave.)

The sessions
Keynote: Joe Sweeney, editor in chief and publisher of Ingram’s magazine in Kansas City

Brushing Up on AP Style and Advanced Editing Techniques: Ron Johnson, assistant professor of journalism and mass communications for Kansas State University (He will also offer design critiques during the breaks, so bring copies of your magazine!)

Writing Brighter Headlines and Captions: Don Ranly, professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-Columbia

How to Expand Your Web Coverage Without Cannibalizing Your Print Publication: Prescott Shibles, vice president of online development for Prism Business Media

And we'll have a magazine swap, so bring 10 copies of your publication to share.

Coming in from out of town?
Rooms are available for $79 at the Wyndham. Call the Wyndham at (913) 383-2550, and ask for the Magazine Boot Camp discount.

Early bird registration by Oct. 2
$70 for members and $85 for non-members.

Late registration
$80 for members and $95 for non-members.

Registration form
Download the registration form and reserve your spot!

Call Amy Fischbach, ASBPE Kansas City chapter president at (913) 967-1807.

  • Weren't able to make it to last year's Boot Camp? Read the meeting recap for a taste of what you missed (then sign up for this year's workshop).
  • Become an ASBPE member.
  • Become a MAP member.

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