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Ad Standards Events

Ad Standards hosts forums, workshops and seminars to raise awareness of emerging industry and consumer issues pertaining to self-regulation and developments in advertising clearance. If you’re interested in attending an upcoming event, please register online.

The New Food and Beverage Code

The Code for Responsible Advertising of Food and Beverage Products for Children comes into effect on June 28. Everyone involved in the marketing of food and beverage products should attend this webinar series to understand the requirements of this new industry-developed voluntary Code and its accompanying Guide.

Part 1: An Introduction

Receive an overview of the new Code and the requirements to allow for advertising primarily directed to children. Plus, get to know the factors that Ad Standards will use to determine whether ads are “primarily directed to children.”

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Watch the recording
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Part 2: A How-to Guide

We will use practical examples to provide guidance on the application of the criteria outlined in the Code.

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Time: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Zoom
Free to attend

Register For Part 2

Canadian Attitudes Toward Influencer Marketing

with research conducted by Caddle in partnership with Ad Standards

This webinar will provide insights from the results of our second annual survey on the public’s attitudes toward influencer marketing, with highlights from Caddle’s CEO, Ransom Hawley.

Following the presentation we will be joined by three experts in the influencer marketing space who will discuss the research and its real world application.

Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Time: 11 a.m. to noon ET
Location: Zoom
Free to attend

More Information + Register

Industry Events

See upcoming events from various marketing & advertising organizations in Canada.

State of the Nation & AGM

IAB Canada

May 31, 2023 | noon to 6:00 p.m. | The Great Hall, Toronto, ON

Member Cost$90 + HST/GST | Non-Member Cost$180 + HST/GST

Advertising & Marketing Law: Critical Updates, Key Developments and Current Trends

Ontario Bar Association

June 6, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Toronto, ON

CBA Member: $424* | CBA Student Member: $197* | Non-Member: $583*
(includes e-materials access) *plus applicable taxes

Ad Standards members may contact Jessica Yared for a 15% discount code.

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