The exact agenda, speakers, and topics are subject to change.  Conference attire:  Summer business casual/comfortable.  Blazers are NOT required!  Jeans are common at this event.  No ties or top hats, please. 

 

 

Wednesday: 

Noon-4pm: Show Office and Registration Open – collect your badge, pick up your Summit bag, and get details on the Welcome Reception.


5pm-6:30pm: Welcome Reception and Networking Event 
6:30pm:
Dinner on your own, with new CEO friends, or ask a sponsor to take you to dinner!  
9pm-11pm:
Join your fellow Publishing friends at the Lounge on-site for music and local brews


Thursday: 

8am-4pm: Show Office and Registration Open
8:30am-9:30am: Hot Breakfast / Morning Coffee Roundtables – Come eat, chat, and learn from each other over a cup of coffee


9:30am-10:30am: Opening Power Keynote and Open Forum Discussion: 


10:30am – 11:00am:  Coffee Break – Talk to each sponsor and get a playing card to build your prize-winning $500 poker hand!  


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 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.)   


12:30pm-2pm: Lunch and Power Keynote: 


2pm-2:30pm:  Coffee Break – Talk to each sponsor and get a playing card to build your prize-winning $500 poker hand!  


2:30pm-4:00pm – 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 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.)   


4:00pm-5:00pm:  Quick break to check email and freshen up for the networking event!


5pm-6:30pm: Cocktail Party and Networking Event
6:30pm:
Dinner on your own, with new CEO friends, or ask a sponsor to take you to dinner!  
9pm-11pm:
Join your fellow Publishing friends at the Lounge on-site for music and local brews


Friday: 

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


9:30am-10:45am:  Opening Power Keynote and Open Forum Discussions


10:45am – 11:00am:  Coffee/snack Break – LAST CHANCE! Talk to each sponsor and get those final playing cards to build your prize-winning $500 poker hand! 


11:00am-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 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.)   


12:30pm-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. 

Plus: Show off your prize-winning poker hand for multiple CASH awards!  


The end… SEE YOU IN 2024!


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

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