The 2015 SNPA News Industry Summit in Savannah is organized around critical issues for newspaper executives: mobile strategy, transforming the newspaper business model, the needs of local retailers, innovation strategies, new revenue opportunities and best practices from newspapers around the world.
The News Industry Summit will be held Oct. 5-7 at the Charles Morris Center at Trustees Garden. Guests will stay at The Brice Hotel, adjacent to the Morris Center.More
A tour of Hunter Army Airfield Base is planned for Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 1-6 p.m. Participants will leave understanding why Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield are critical national strategic assets, and how U.S. soldiers are the best trained and well equipped in the world. Advance registration is required.MORE
Sponsors and exhibitors have lots to look forward to at the SNPA News Industry Summit. It's all about connections!MORE
Here's what six participants will take away from this conference.MORE
Newspapers aren't the only businesses struggling to adapt to the Internet. Many advertisers, especially local small businesses, know they need to reach their customers online but don't know how.
If newspapers don't step up to help their advertisers, someone else will.MORE
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Publishers need to follow their readers to mobile if they want to preserve their newspaper's voice in the community.
That was part of the message on Monday during the first day of the May 18-20 conference, "From Disruption to Transformation: New Strategies for Prosperity in a Digital Age," a collaboration of SNPA's Traveling Campus and the University of North Carolina's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Multiple presenters echoed the same theme, that the industry has seen a watershed moment toward mobile. Monday's presentations focused on the recent changes in the behavior of readers. Tuesday will focus on how to make money in this new environment.MORE
OVER TWO DAYS IN ATLANTA, this conference brings together the leading innovators and practitioners in digital media today.
You will leave this conference with strategies and tactics to immediately generate meaningful revenue, deepen audience engagement and broaden your social impact.MORE
SNPA is planning a series of "off-the-record" forums later this spring for top-level newspaper executives.
These programs are designed to facilitate open and candid conversation about what is working and what is not working within the newspaper industry, and to allow publishers and group owners to compare operational benchmarks with executives from other companies like theirs.
To be included in these forums, contact Edward VanHorn in the SNPA office.MORE