February 8-9, 2019

Mississippi Press Association Mid-Winter Conference

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Improving your local sales results and helping you find success with niche products are two key objectives for the annual MPA Mid-Winter Conference, Feb. 8-9. The event will once again be held at the Hilton Jackson on County Line Road.

Presenters include leading sales and customer service expert Tim Smith, president of Tim Smith Consulting, a Pennsylvania-based management and workplace training firm. Smith has 30 years experience in sales training and previously worked for Fred Pryor Seminars, Dale Carnegie, and Leadership Management, Inc. He last presented at an MPA conference in 2015.

Smith's sessions will focus on "Building Your Advertising Customer Client Base," "How to Win Objectionable Advertisers," and "Selling Print Advertising in a Digital World."

Leonard Woolsey, publisher and president of the Galveston County (Texas) Daily News, will lead a session on "Finding New Success in Magazine Publishing," offering hints and tips on launching new supplementary products or increasing revenue in existing magazines.

The conference will culminate with the presentation of the MPA Better Newspaper Contest Advertising Awards at noon on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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