2022 Niche CEO & Sales Leadership Summit Agenda

The exact agenda, speakers, and topics are subject to change.  Conference attire:  Business casual/comfortable.  Jeans are common at this event.  No ties or top hats, please. 

 

 

Wednesday, August 24, 2022: 

Noon-4pm: Show Office and Registration Open


Noon-4pm: Niche Golf Outing (Club rentals available. Reserve direct with the pro shop.)
5pm-6:30pm:
Welcome Reception and Networking Event 
6:30pm:
Dinner on your own or sign up at the show office to join a group for dinner.  Reservations for groups of six have been made at several on-site and local restaurants. Dinners are hosted by our amazing Sponsors but splitting the dinner check evenly is encouraged.
9pm-Midnight:
Join your fellow Publishing friends at the Lounge on-site for music and local brews. 


Thursday, August 25, 2022: 

8am-4pm: Show Office and Registration Open
8:30am-9:30am: Hot Breakfast / Morning Coffee Roundtables


9:30am-10:30am: Opening Power Keynote and Open Forum Discussion: The Future of Magazines Is Far More Than Great Content with Samir “Mr. Magazine™” Husni, Ph.D. Samir is the President and CEO of Magazine Consulting & Research, Inc. a firm specializing in new magazine media launches, repositioning of established magazines and magazine media, and packaging content to create a better experience for both customers: the reader and the advertiser.  


10:30am – 11am: Break – Get those Sponsor Tour Cards signed for a chance to win a free trip to the 2023 Summit!


11am-12:30pm – 3 Breakout Sessions
Breakout #1: B2B PUBLISHER TRACK: Q&A/roundtable discussion. Topics to include: paid content, hiring/firing, finding salespeople, building an editorial board, revenue ideas and more. (Pro moderator will guide the topics and discussion.)   


Breakout #2: Consumer/B2C PUBLISHER TRACK: Q&A/roundtable discussion. Topics to include: paid content, hiring/firing, finding salespeople, building an editorial board, revenue ideas and more. (Pro moderator will guide the topics and discussion.)   


Breakout #3: SALES MANAGEMENT TRACK: Q&A/roundtable discussion. Topics to include: Sales comp plans, hiring/firing, finding salespeople, building an advertiser advisory board, revenue ideas and more.  (Pro moderator will guide the topics and discussion.)   


12:30p-2pm: Lunch and Power Keynote: Why You Need to Talk to Your Team About Revenue NOW with Matt Griswold – People Centric Consulting Power Coach and Culture Consultant   


2:30pm-4:30pm – 3 Breakout Sessions
Breakout #1: B2B PUBLISHER TRACK: Q&A/roundtable discussion. Topics to include: membership programs, events, HR issues, revenue ideas and more. (Pro moderator will guide the topics and discussion.)   


Breakout #2: Consumer/B2C PUBLISHER TRACK: Q&A/roundtable discussion. Topics to include: membership programs, events, HR issues, revenue ideas and more. (Pro moderator will guide the topics and discussion.)     


Breakout #3: SALES MANAGEMENT TRACK: Q&A/roundtable discussion. Topics to include: Motivating your team, creating a culture of accountability, getting your team to use the CRM, and more.  (Pro moderator will guide the topics and discussion.)   


4:30pm-5:30pm:  Break – Get those Sponsor Tour Cards signed for a chance to win a free trip to the 2023 Summit!


5pm-6:30pm: Cocktail Party and Networking Event
6:30pm:
Dinner on your own or sign up at the show office to join a group for dinner. Reservations for groups of six have been made at several on-site and local restaurants. Dinners are hosted by our amazing Sponsors but splitting the dinner check evenly is encouraged.
9pm-Midnight:
Join your fellow Publishing friends at the Lounge on-site for music and local brews. 


Friday, August 26, 2022: 

8am-2pm: Show Office and Registration Open
8:30am-9:30am:  Hot Breakfast / Morning Coffee Roundtables


9:30am-11am:  Opening Power Keynote and Open Forum Discussions:  Intentional Success – The Power of Entrepreneurship with Brad Taylor, Founder of The Luxury Home Magazine     


11am – 11:30am:  Break  – LAST CHANCE! Get those Sponsor Tour Cards signed for a chance to win a free trip to the 2023 Summit!


11:30am-12:30pm – 3 Breakout Sessions
Breakout #1: B2B PUBLISHER TRACK: Q&A/roundtable discussion. Topics to include: audience growth programs, marketing, promotions, cutting expenses with outsourcing, creating a better company culture, revenue ideas and more. (Pro moderator will guide the topics and discussion.)   


Breakout #2: Consumer/B2C PUBLISHER TRACK: Q&A/roundtable discussion. Topics to include: audience growth programs, marketing, promotions, cutting expenses with outsourcing, creating a better company culture, revenue ideas and more. (Pro moderator will guide the topics and discussion.)   


Breakout #3: SALES MANAGEMENT TRACK: Q&A/roundtable discussion. Topics to include: hiring/firing, finding salespeople, building an advertiser advisory board, revenue ideas and more. (Pro moderator will guide the topics and discussion.)   


12:30p-2:30pm: Lunch and Million Dollar Ideas SUPER Session and Open Forum Revenue Discussion:  Ryan Dohrn will host and share revenue ideas from attending Publishers and other revenue ideas from the industry.  Each idea will be followed by a detailed discussion about implementing the idea. 


The end… SEE YOU IN 2023!


The above schedule, topics, and speakers are subject to change.

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