Events grow revenue and enrich customer engagement 7/18/16

Learn how to successfully implement community events that drive revenue, grow audience engagement and increase community interaction at the 2016 News Industry Summit, Sept. 14-16 in Sarasota, Fla.

Learn to think beyond your local market and tap into non-conventional revenue sources that are not usually on the news media property's radar.

During a Thursday morning breakout session, John Newby, publisher of the Muskogee (Okla.) Phoenix, and Tim Smolarick, publisher of the Venice Gondolier Sun in Venice, Fla., will share success strategies that you can implement at your newspaper.


Webinar: Google Analytics – Segmenting 7/15/16

How much of your traffic is coming from mobile or tablets? What percentage of your traffic is organic, or from social media? And how much of that traffic is hitting your section fronts, or article pages? Learn how to easily answer these questions and many others.


How to Build a Sustainable Business 7/12/16

If you want to lead your media business into a sustainable and profitable trajectory, be in Sarasota Sept. 14-16.

Some the best minds in the industry will demonstrate how they overcome obstacles that frustrate publishers, develop new revenue streams, and engage audiences while altering traditional business models.

The title says it all – "A Time of Opportunity: Building a Balanced and Sustainable Business."

The 2016 program is a milestone for SNPA. This year, for the first time, the News Industry Summit will be jointly-sponsored by two other associations – the Florida Press Association and the Florida Society of News Editors. The result is a larger, more diverse audience and a bigger program with a wide variety of content.

Twenty-four sessions offer content for all audiences – with general sessions and breakout sessions that simultaneously target dailies, weeklies and editors. You choose the programs that fit your specific interests.

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Top 10 reasons to attend the 2016 News Industry Summit 7/8/16

Reason #8

Revenue growth -- Multiple sessions on growing your revenue:

  • Digital revenue for community newspapers
  • 30 sales ideas for daily newspapers
  • Event revenue for community newspapers
  • Best practices from America’s best daily newspapers
  • Blitz and seminar sales for community newspapers

Looking for new revenue ideas? This conference is the solution! MORE

Top 10 reasons to attend the 2016 News Industry Summit 7/5/16

Reason #9

Sustainability – So you want to build a sustainable business? Learn how America's top newspapers – from large dailies to community papers – are succeeding in their markets. Hear the strategies from corporate CEOs to hometown publishers. If you want to learn winning strategies, this is the conference to attend. MORE

Top 10 reasons to attend the 2016 News Industry Summit 6/27/16

Reason #10

Lot of choices! Three separate tracks – for 1) daily publishers and ad executives, 2) for community publishers and ad executives and for 3) editors and content managers. Find answers that are relevant to your media organization on building incremental revenue, transforming culture, growing digital and new design tips.

If one session doesn't appeal to you, try the next. We give you more choices. MORE

How to build a sustainable business 6/13/16

The 2016 News Industry Summit will help you create a blueprint for a balanced and sustainable business.

Here are highlights:

  • Forward-thinking executives from metro dailies, community newspapers and weeklies will discuss strategies for future growth and profitability.
  • The CEO of Bealls will offer perspectives on the challenges that retailers face and their expectations of media partners.
  • The Center for Innovation and Sustainability will outline media transformation research about innovative news and digital product solutions.
  • A "what if" exercise to create contingencies for changes in revenue streams.
  • 18 breakout sessions that cover topics like: events, digital revenue, blitz selling, culture transformation, legal issues, design, story planning and many more.
  • More than 20 exhibitors and sponsors who will present their latest products and services to improve operations, solve problems and grow revenue.

Registration for delegates and spouses

Learn about Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities

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Audience PowerPoints 6/8/16

PowerPoints from the Audience Development & Circulation Management Conference are for the benefit of conference attendees and may not be further reproduced without the permission of the presenter and conference sponsors (Inland Press Association and SNPA).


Room block for News Industry Summit is filling up; reserve your room 6/6/16

If you have not reserved your hotel room for the News Industry Summit, you need to make your reservation as soon as possible – before our room block sells out.


Here's a small sampling of what's on the agenda for Sarasota 5/24/16

The theme of this year's News Industry Summit, set for Sept. 14-16 in Sarasota, Fla., is "A Time of Opportunity – Building a Sustainable and Balanced Business." The program will feature a mixture of combined sessions that will appeal to members of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association, Florida Press Association and Florida Society of News Editors – for this jointly-sponsored convention.