The SNPA-Inland Annual Meeting will be a mix of the practical and the forward-looking – all of which will make your newspaper even stronger, across all platforms from print to digital, and from a wide variety of revenue streams.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of history as the Inland Press Association and Southern Newspaper Publishers Association meet as a new, merged association—united to champion newspapers.
Join colleagues from across the industry October 6-8 in Chicago to hear these outstanding speakers presenting on urgent issues, innovative strategies and successful case studies:
Judi Terzotis and Peter Kovacs on how The Advocate of Baton Rouge won the newspaper Battle of New Orleans.
Fredric Rutberg on betting – successfully – on quality news content over cutting to grow The Berkshire Eagle.
Mi-Ai Parrish on lessons learned in innovation and digital strategies during a career leading The Arizona Republic, USA Today Network, The Kansas City Star and more.
Walter Hussman on The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s bold initiative to rapidly convert readers from print to digital.
Jake Seaton and Kevin King on proven strategies to protect your public notice revenue against constant attacks.
Matt Coen and Ryan Dohrn on creating – and selling – niche publications that become reliable revenue generators.
Jennifer Preston of the Knight Foundation and John Hinds of News Media Canada on funding local journalism from non-traditional sources.
Rick Dumas on how GateHouse Media is succeeding in that toughest circulation category: single copy.
Stacey Hill on connecting local SMBs with email marketing that generates revenue for them, and you.
Danielle Coffey from the News Media Alliance with a briefing on the newspaper industry’s campaign for an anti-trust exemption to negotiate for fairer revenue sharing and other important industry issues and initiatives.
Jim Stevenson on how a small weekly paper was able to launch a new weekly that was profitable from day one.
Laurie Kahn on talent acquisition and building a staff for the future.
Tim Franklin from Northwestern University on their Local News Initiative, which is seeking to reinvent the relationship between news organizations and audiences.
Maintaining high valuation at your paper with insight from major media brokers on what buyers are looking for.
A panel of Facebook Accelerator Program participants sharing what they have learned about the retention of digital subscriptions.
Ken Harding of FTI Consulting and P. J. Browning on what they’re learning from the Google Local News Initiative
The registration fee for Inland and SNPA members is $795.
First-time newspaper attendees – those who have never attended an Inland or SNPA annual meeting before – can register at the first-time rate of $595 (members) or $895 (non-members).
Team discounts also are available to newspapers that send five or more employees from the same paper. Contact Carley Lintz at email@example.com to request the team discount for the fifth (and additional) staff members.
R&D companies have a great opportunity to network with Inland and SNPA members. at this Joint Annual Meeting. Reserve space to show newspaper executives how you can help them grow their bottom line with the products and services that your company offers.
Buy congratulatory ad in printed programExtend your company's congratulations and best wishes in an ad in the printed program at the Annual Meeting of the new association, bringing SNPA and Inland together. The first Annual Meeting of the new merged association will be held Oct. 6-8 in Chicago.