• June 2: KRW Awards Gala


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61st Annual Kenneth R. Wilson Awards Gala



Master of Ceremonies: John Milne

We are thrilled to welcome John Milne as the Master of Ceremonies for the 61st anual Kenneth R. Wilson Awards gala! 


John is vice-president, media services of EquiSoft, the Montreal-based developer of the publisher elements suite of audience development and management tools. John is also president and owner of Breakwell & Company, a publishing consulting firm with clients across Canada.


Over a thirty-five-year career in business publishing, John has won a number of Kenneth R. Wilson Awards as well as launched many award-winning publications for both Maclean Hunter Limited and Rogers Publishing. As senior vice-president, business and professional publishing at Rogers, he led Canada’s largest and best-known business media brands, both English and French, through the transition from print to multiple platforms.


Since 2013 he has co-authored, with D.B. Scott, three white papers on the history, evolution and future of the Canadian business media industry for Magazines Canada. John is a frequent speaker at publishing industry events across Canada.


Gala Info

Where: Grand Banking Hotel, One King West, Toronto

6p.m. Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres 

7p.m. Banquet and Awards presentation

Tickets: Tickets are $150 +HST until May 15; $165 +HST after May 15
Attire: Chic Cocktail
Refunds: Ticket refunds are not permitted