Media Advisory - 6th Annual Manning Networking Conference

February 27- March 1, 2014 - OTTAWA CONVENTION CENTRE

CALGARY, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - The annual Manning Networking Conference brings together conservative-oriented thinkers, interest groups, activists, politicians, critics, and students under the theme of "Next Steps… for the Economy, Civil Society and Democracy".

The 2014 Manning Networking Conference will include sessions on recapturing popular culture, conservative municipal politics, conservatism at the provincial level, the annual release of the Manning Barometer, a session with Mark Steyn and much, much more.

A sample of speakers includes Ministers James Moore, Jason Kenney and Pierre Pollievre; Danielle Smith, Tim Hudak, Jim Prentice and a keynote speech by Preston Manning.

Full Program here:


All sessions are open to media and we will do our best to accommodate your particular interview request.  However, please note that Preston Manning will be available to scrum at the following times:

FRIDAY, February 28th - 3:30 p.m., location tbd

SATURDAY, March 1st - 10:15 a.m., location tbd

SATURDAY March 1st - Following "The State of the Conservative Movement" speech - 2:15 p.m., Plenary room 7

A daily advisory and event update will be emailed to all registered media each morning.

While onsite, your contact will be Morten Paulsen.  403.399.3377 or

SOURCE Manning Centre for Building Democracy

For further information:

TO REGISTER AS MEDIA, please contact Olivier Ballou, Director of Communications at the Manning Centre, at 613-720-0688 or