America East offers something for everyone
The America East Media Business and Technology Conference, administered by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, welcomes more than 95 industry-leading presenters and moderators to the 2017 event. This year’s conference features a solid mix of both print and digitally-focused sessions for attendees.
Over the course of the two-and-a-half-day conference, America East will host more than 30 sessions, including a keynote presentation by Margaret Sullivan of the Washington Post. Sullivan, who has worked as an editor, columnist, and reporter at The Buffalo News and The New York Times, will share her insight and commentary on issues and challenges facing the news media industry.
America East 2017 preparations underway
The 2017 event will once again feature ample general and breakout educational sessions, interactive hands-on workshops and multiple networking opportunities on the robust trade show floor. Industry leaders will address hot topics and discuss current trends in both the print and digital sides of the news media landscape.
A sampling of session topics will include:
- Technology Trends to Watch
- Leveraging the Legacy
- News on the Go: Developments in Mobile
- The Changing Newsroom Model
- Product & Project Management
- Making Sense of the Numbers
- Recruitment Strategies
- The New Circulation Department
- Health & Safety Updates
- Community Newspapers Doing Things Right
2017 Trade show floor enhancements include guided exhibit hall tours and vendor speed networking, allowing for alternative ways to connect with and learn about the products and services offered by our exhibiting partners.