February 2014

Newspapers Atlantic Members Save Over 50% on INK + BEYOND Registration!

February 21, 2014

Newspapers Atlantic members are entitled to a reduced full-conference registration fee of $249 at INK+BEYOND, the Canadian newspaper industry’s largest annual conference and trade show.

Newspapers Canada and Newspapers Atlantic have joined forces, along with the National Newspaper Awards, to share the good-news story of Canada’s vibrant newspaper industry. Join your colleagues in the birthplace of our nation with an impressive line-up of speakers, workshops, networking events, trade show exhibits, awards galas and more.

Screen Shot 2014-02-21 at 9.48.02 AMEach year, this annual event attracts senior-level executives from newspapers of all market sizes from across Canada, as well as executives from the corporate ownership groups. Delegates also include editors, advertising managers, circulation directors and marketing staff from large and small daily and community newspapers.

Industry experts from Canada and around the world will be joining us in Charlottetown for this year’s INK+BEYOND newspaper conference. Speakers and panelists will cover a diverse range of topics and share their valuable ideas and insights to help newspaper professionals grow audience and revenue for their print and digital products.

The INK+BEYOND conference will be held on May 28-30 in Charlottetown, PEI. Unique this year, the conference will take place in conjunction with the ongoing PEI 2014 celebrations recognizing the sesquicentennial anniversary of the historic Charlottetown Conference.

Click here to view the INK+BEYOND 2014 program »

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Unconference 2.0 – GET YOUR SWAGGER BACK!

February 1, 2014

Join us for the 43rd annual Newspapers Atlantic Conference in Halifax on April 24-25, 2015! 

This year’s conference will take place April 24-25 at the new Hilton Hotel located in downtown Halifax.

Registration for for the two-day event is as follows:

1 Registration: $299
3-8 Registrations: $249
8+ Registrations: $199

Awards Finalists attend the Awards dinner and receive one night hotel accommodation FREE!

The newspaper industry is changing faster then ever before. The 2015 Newspaper Atlantic conference is an opportunity for community newspapers to reconnect to purpose and revisit their work in community.

Unconference 2.0 – GET YOUR SWAGGER BACK!

We are no longer the sole providers of information. We find ourselves in circumstances that demand we look deeper. Now we must act differently.

WHAT IS THE UNIQUE ROLE THAT WILL MAKE COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS RELEVANT NOW?

Audience – What does our audience want?
Leadership – What is the unique leadership role community newspapers can play?
Competition – How do we stay relevant in an information saturated world?
Community – How can we rebuild the trust between newspapers and community?
Journalism – What are the questions we should be asking?
Making Money – How do we make ourselves sustainable?

These themes are all connected. There are no simple answers. We must get together and unite all of our perspectives to see a bigger picture that none of us could see alone.

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