News Media Alliance to co-sponsor Mega-Conference in February


The News Media Alliance will join SNPA, Inland Press Association and Local Media Association as a partner of Mega-Conference 2018, to be held February 26-28, 2018, in San Diego, Calif.

The addition of the News Media Alliance raises the total membership across the four sponsoring organizations to more than 5,000.

"SNPA welcomes the Alliance as an industry sponsor of the Mega-Conference," stated SNPA Executive Director Edward VanHorn. "This consolidation of events will benefit the industry and its R&D partners, and produce a more diversified program and even better networking opportunities."

Mega-Conference attracts 700-900 attendees annually and features a large trade show. Attendees of the Mega-Conference include representatives from both print and digital local news media companies, namely owners, publishers, and digital and revenue executives. 

"We are delighted to join together with these three exceptional organizations to offer the biggest, most innovative conference for the news publishing industry," stated News Media Alliance President and CEO David Chavern.

Registration for Mega-Conference will open in early September.

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