Report on ACES 2017 in St. Petersburg, Florida

By Berna Ozunal This year, 591 people travelled to St. Petersburg, Florida, for the annual American Copy Editors Society (ACES) conference held from March 23 to 25 at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel—the second-highest attendance ever. I went to St. Pete’s for a few reasons this year: I enjoyed last year’s conference in Portland … Continue reading Report on ACES 2017 in St. Petersburg, Florida

Editors Storytelling Night

If you joined Editors Canada with hopes of meeting other editors, this is the program for you. Join us Wednesday, February 22, 2017, to commiserate with your fellow editors, learn from them, share a funny story, and hear others’ stories from the editorial trenches. Program details Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Ave., Room … Continue reading Editors Storytelling Night

Getting to know you

By Michelle Waitzman The new year started with a bang for the Toronto branch’s monthly program. The first event of 2017 dispensed with the usual presenter–audience format and devoted the evening to speed networking. Nearly 20 participants paired off to get acquainted for seven to eight minutes at a time. Icebreaker questions were provided for … Continue reading Getting to know you

Webinar: How to meet people in a room full of strangers

Date: Wednesday, February 1 Time: 2 p.m., EST / 11 a.m., PST Length: 1 hour Language: English Member price: $37.50 Non-Member price: $50 Register now Description Have you heard the sage advice to attend networking events to showcase your company, build your list and find new clients to grow your business? But...You often end up standing around on the sidelines finding … Continue reading Webinar: How to meet people in a room full of strangers

Speed networking for editors

Did you join Editors Canada hoping to meet other editors? Are you finding it hard to start those conversations? You’re not alone, and Editors Toronto can help. On Wednesday, January 25, Editors Toronto welcomes its membership to a speed-networking session. You’ll meet other members for short conversations—icebreakers provided. Program details Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, … Continue reading Speed networking for editors

In the footsteps of the bookstore crawl

By Dimitra Chronopoulos How do independent bookstores in Toronto survive and thrive in today’s day and age? By knowing and caring about their customers, participating in conferences and community events, hosting events, and specializing. These were just some of the answers Editors Toronto and PWAC members heard during Editors Toronto’s inaugural bookstore crawl on Saturday, … Continue reading In the footsteps of the bookstore crawl

Next-level networking for freelancers

by Michelle Waitzman As a freelance editor, you know that networking is an important part of marketing. But the prospect of networking is unappealing to many editors. Freelance editors generally tend to be introverts who are uncomfortable when surrounded by strangers and forced to make small talk. It can be downright nerve-racking! Joining Editors Canada … Continue reading Next-level networking for freelancers

Oh, the Places You’ll Go: A bookstore crawl

November 19, 2016 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Editors Toronto and Professional Writers Association of Canada, Toronto chapter members are invited to browse, buy, share, and talk about books, while also learning about how bookstores operate in today’s marketplace. On Saturday, November 19, beginning at 1 p.m., we will visit four independent, specialty bookstores in … Continue reading Oh, the Places You’ll Go: A bookstore crawl