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MAY 2013

OMDC Research Showcase 2013 – Highlighting Recent Studies of Ontario’s Cultural Media Sectors



(L to R), Lisa Freeman, Karen Thorne-Stone, Julie Whelan, Gary Garland, Raina Wells, Lisa Fitzgibbons and Scott Honsberger

OMDC's Research Showcase 2013 took place on April 9th at the Bram and Bluma Appel salon at the Toronto Reference Library. Seventy-five Researchers, guests from Ontario's cultural media industries and government partners heard brief presentations on cultural media industries research and enjoyed some cross-sector networking.

Presenters took guests through a quick tour of recently launched and soon-to-be released research from the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA), the Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC), MusicOntario, Magazines Canada, and an OMDC-commissioned study of Ontario’s book publishing industry.

Watch the 2013 OMDC Research Showcase Presentations on OMDC’s YouTube channel here.

  Introduction - Karen Thorne-Stone, President & CEO, OMDC
Discoverability: Strategies for Canadian Content Producers in a Global Online Marketplace – Lisa Freeman, Manager of Research, Strategic Planning and IT, OMDC. On behalf of the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) Getting Real: An Economic Profile of the Canadian Documentary Production Industry, Volume 5 – Lisa Fitzgibbons, Executive Director, Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC)
MusicOntario: Community Development Research Project – Scott Honsberger, Executive Director, MusicOntario Magazines Canada Research – Gary Garland, Executive Director, Advertising Services, Magazines Canada
An Economic Impact Study of the Ontario Book Publishing Industry – (OMDC) – Julie Whelan, Senior Consultant, Nordicity Closing - Raina Wells, Director of Business Affairs and Research, OMDC


Check out our new website and be sure to visit and bookmark: OMDC's Research Programs and Services, Research Grants Section, Industry Profiles and Online Research Library.

For more photos from this event, visit: OMDC’s 2013 Research Showcase Facebook Gallery.

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