No other conference comes close to offering the community, exchange of ideas and learning opportunities of the AdMonsters Publisher Forum [drop the mic]

  • Connect with your peers to advance the digital media industry.
  • Delve into the latest topics focused on maximizing revenue.
  • Experience a unique event with an agenda you help set.
  • Interact with technology service providers and see their solutions in action.
  • Take away actionable insights for your company, your department and yourself.




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Registration for this event is OPEN and includes:

  • 3.5 day of discussion and discourse
  • Keynote addresses from industry visionaries
  • Attendee-led sessions and workshops
  • Small group breakouts covering a wide variety of ad op current topics
  • Sunday evening cocktail reception and dinner
  • Monday evening Tech Crawl networking reception
  • Sponsor & attendee Monday dinner
  • Tuesday afternoon off-site activities
  • Attendee-only Tuesday dinner
  • Breakfasts and lunches during the conference


Who Attends

A Powerful and Intimate Learning Community

AdMonsters Attendees Span the Digital Media Org Chart

Ad Ops

Do you… Oversee the technology and processes for executing and transacting advertising?

Ad Ops

Real Titles:

  • Director of Digital Ad Operations 
  • Director, Programmatic & Ad Ops 
  • Senior Director, Ad Operations 
  • Senior Manager, Ad Ops Strategy 
  • VP, Ad Operations & Monetization 
  • Global Head of Advertising Operations


Do you… design the advertising units and how they interplay with the rest of the  UX? 


Real Titles

  • Ad Technology Product Manager 
  • EVP, Product and Revenue 
  • Senior Product Manager 
  • SVP, Technology 
  • VP, Production, Digital Media & Design 
  • Product Manager, Product Innovation


Do you… close deals and/or manage a sales team? Do you rely on ad tech to make clients’ campaigns successful? 


Real Titles

  • Director, Sales Operations 
  • SVP, Sales & Marketing 
  • VP, Sales Operations 
  • Director, Digital Advertising Sales 
  • Manager, Digital Sales Operations


Do you.. monitor the various data streams coming in, and transform  them into actionable strategies. 


Real Titles

  • Director Data Operations 
  • Digital Data Solutions Specialist 
  • VP Research & Insights 
  • Sr. Director, Revenue Analytics 
  • SVP, Operations, Data Sciences


Do you… act as the face of the revenue operations team to your stable of clients? 

Client Service

Real Titles

  • Digital Campaign Coordinator 
  • Director, Campaign Management 
  • Senior Manager, Client Services 
  • Manager, Client Services 
  • Campaign Performance Manager 
  • Manager, Revenue & Client Services


Do you… oversee revenue, order management, and billing solutions for the entire media operation?  


Real Titles

  • Digital Commerce Team Lead 
  • Digital Strategic Revenue Planning 
  • Senior Director, Yield Optimization 
  • Exec. Director, Yield & Private Marketplace 
  • Manager, Digital Revenue Operations 
  • Senior Director, Finance & Business Operations 


Hotel Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

900 René-Lévesque Blvd W.
Montreal, QC

The Summer Publisher Forum will take place at the historic Hotel Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth, in the heart of Montreal, Quebec. 

AdMonsters Group Rate: $328/per night (USD) 
Rate is inclusive of all taxes and fees – you must select your room during conference registration in order to receive this special rate



Publisher Welcome Groups | 6:00-7:00 PM
Meet your fellow publishers over drinks and snacks! Participants will be broken up into groups and asked to complete a (fun, we swear!) activity that will inform the agenda and discussion over the coming days.

Opening Night Reception | 7:00-9:00 PM 
Meet. Mingle. Kick off the Publisher Forum with your fellow Ad Ops brethren.


Tech Crawl |  5:30-7:30 PM
This unique event is where the rubber meets the road. Speak with tech providers in a casual setting about your specific challenges, get personalized attention and real-world solutions. Drinks and snacks provided.

Dinner and Entertainment |  7:30-10:00PM
A gourmet meal enjoyed by attendees and sponsors, accompanied by music and… surprises? Always one of the highlights of Publisher Forum!



Off-Site Activities | Tuesday – 1:00-4:00/5:00 PM
Your brain needs a little break after all this thinking! Enjoy Montreal and the surrounding scenery while making new connections. Pick an activity that feeds your heart, soul or tummy! Here’s a sample of what activities we may offer (subject to change): 

  • Montreal Food Tour
  • Old Montreal History Tour
  • St. Lawrence Riverboat Cruise
  • Mont Royal Hike & History
  • Afternoon of R&R at Bota Bota

Publisher’s Night Out | Tuesday – 7:00–10:00 PM
Look forward to an unforgettable party to top off a memorable day. AdMonsters takes publishers to a gorgeous local spot for attendees to enjoy first-class food, beverage, and entertainment amidst the good company of your ad ops peers.


Smart AdServer
Burt Intelligence.
Integral Ad Science
The Media Trust

Event Safety

We’ve Got You Covered!  Your health and safety are our #1 priority. Here are some of the safety measures you can expect throughout the event.

  • COVID-19 vaccinnations required for all attendees. 
  • Masks will be provided for any attendee who wants one.
  • High Traffic Areas such as handrails, escalators, door knobs, elevator buttons, etc) will be disinfected by the venue staff frequently
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the event
  • Food and beverage functions will employ the highest standard of food safety, minimizing self-service options – all meals will be outdoors
  • The Fairmont Hotel The Queen Elizabeth is both GBAC Certified and follows strict guidelines for enhanced cleaning, disinfection and disease prevention.
  • Capacity will be determined by current county capacity guidelines 

AdMonsters will verify COVID-19 vaccination by ShareMyHealth, a verified digital healthshare app.

Canadian Border Entry: All travelers must use the ArriveCAN app to verify required COVID-19 information for border entry. Travelers are required to be fully vaccinnated to enter Canada. 


Who attends Publisher Forum?

AdMonsters Publisher Forums are designed specifically for digital strategists, data scientists, revenue, operations & technology leaders at online publishers, content creators and mobile application developers. AdMonsters reviews and approves each individual participant to ensure a conversation amongst a community of senior peers in digital media.

How many people will be attending the Publisher Forum? Are there international attendees?

Publisher Forum is a small event. At max, we allow 200 attendees (publishers + sponsors). Attendees are typically 95% from the United States and Canada, 5% from Europe. For all international attendees and sponsors, we will engage in personal conversations about quarantine requirements and testing protocols. 

What are AdMonsters event safety protocols? 

The health and safety of our conference attendees, employees, partners, and event staff is our number one priority.

  • Masks will be made available and are optional.
  • All rooms and seating environments will be configured for social distancing.
  • Sanitization stations will be on-site in all session rooms and meal functions. The CDC also recommends frequent hand-washing. We encourage attendees to refrain from handshaking to mitigate risks.
  • We will have thermometers available for anyone who may need to check their body temperature. If any attendees is unwell and requires medical assistance, we will direct off-site to the appropriate medical resource.
  • The venue is following recommendations in the U.S. EPA’s Emerging Pathogen Policy regarding the use of cleaning disinfectants effective against COVID-19. We have requested additional cleanings of our meeting room facilities, including door handles, elevator buttons, light switches, etc.
  • For your safety and the safety of all participants, please do not attend Publisher Forum if you feel ill, and notify AdMonsters if you begin to feel ill while at the Publisher Forum. 

What should I expect at the Publisher Forum?

Most sessions are open to attendees only, except for Sponsor Workshops, Panels, and Networking Sessions.
The Publisher Forum conference takes place over three days, beginning with a cocktail reception and dinner on Sunday evening and ending at 1:00 PM Wednesday. The agenda includes:

  • 2-3 keynotes by industry visionaries
  • Interactive sessions led by industry leaders who are also part of the AdMonsters community
  • Breakouts covering a wide variety of focused revenue, data and ad-ops relevant topics

The 30-60 minute attendee sessions include presentations, round-table discussions and case studies on a wide variety of relevant topics such as: yield management, first party auctions, ad serving technology, inventory management, organizational structure, data science, business process automation, operations policies, rich/streaming media and more.

Why should I register early?

Two reasons:

  • The price for Publisher Forums goes up as we get closer to the event date
  • We always sell out since we limit the number of attendees to keep the conversations open and flowing    

Cancellation Policy

All conference fees are non-refundable. Substitutions will be accepted.  Non-payment or non-attendance due to natural disaster or any other reason does not constitute cancellation or refund. If for any reason Access Intelligence/AdMonsters decided to cancel or postpone this event, Access Intelligence/AdMonsters is not responsible for covering airfare, hotel or other travel costs incurred by the attendees. No hotel cancellations available within 30 days of event. Note: All payments must be received before entering the event.

IAB Digital Ad Operations Recertification

Attending the full Publisher Forum can earn you 8 credits towards your IAB Digital Ad Operations Recertification.