John Parikhal to Keynote OAB CONNECTION 2010 Luncheon

The Ontario Association of Broadcasters is proud to announce that John Parikhal, President of Joint Communications, will be one of many engaging speakers at Connection 2010 on Thursday, October 21John Parikhal is considered a global leader in helping companies identify, engage and keep customers. He combines deep consumer insights with strong strategic, creative, management and research skills.

 For over 30 years, his strategy company, Joint Communications Corporation, has continually evolved to help a distinguished roster of clients achieve remarkable success. A sample of his clients includes Turner Broadcasting, Time Warner, Scholastic Publishing, MTV, VH1, SiriusXM Radio, Rolling Stones Magazine, Corus, CBC, CBS, NBC, ABC, Pepsi, and Disney. In addition to his consulting and research work, John authored a definitive book about The Baby Boom, co-created a hit TV Show for NBC and wrote the radio series titled “Coping With” that ran on network radio for 5 years. 

Widely recognized as a ‘practical’ futurist (he earned his Master’s Degree at the University of Toronto under media guru Marshall McLuhan), John helps his clients profit from the changes that are turning the media ‘rules’ of the past 60 years upside down. You can follow John on Twitter: @mediafix or read his blog at 

Media guru John Parikhal’s engaging keynote presentation will outline how 5 New Trends reshaping television, radio and the internet can create huge opportunities for those who understand them – and grave dangers for the unprepared. He will demonstrate how you can immediately turn chaos into opportunity and how to use these 5 Trends to your advantage so that you will profit from this unprecedented (and sometimes scary) wave of change. 

John’s presentation titled “Media in Chaos … How to Profit from 5 Trends Re-Shaping Television, Radio and the Internet” will begin at 12:15 p.m. at the OAB Connection 2010 Conference on 

Full Delegate OAB Connection 2010 Conference passes are $199 for OAB members
Full Delegate OAB Connection 2010 Conference passes are $249 for non-members
Additional Gala Awards Reception tickets can be purchased for just $99

For more information go to The OAB conference happens Thursday, October 21st at On The Park Events and Conference Centre, at 1095 Leslie Street, just north of Eglinton Avenue in Toronto. Or call 905-554-2730.