Radio & Television

Banff to be plugged in

THIS YEAR’S BANFF WORLD TELEVISION FESTIVAL, June 11-14, 2006 at the Fairmount Banff Springs in Banff, Alberta is about getting plugged into the industry. From the opening day-long session led by Kit Readman and Micki Rogers on how to pitch an idea, to Rick Mercer’s town hall meeting on the landscape of Canadian television on the last day, the festival is all about getting in the know, getting known and well, getting a deal. “The Festival provides unique opportunities to connect with the industry, create new business and help define future trends,” says the festival’s Director of Content Jennifer Harkness....