Highlights, tweets and tidbits from the Philadelphia Innovation Mission


LMA’s Innovation Mission — focused on consumer revenue and digital transformation — is under way in Philadelphia this week. We will post highlights, photos, social media comments and other tidbits from the sessions right here during the mission.

And you can follow along with the attendees and their visits to The Philadelphia Inquirer, Lenfest, Beasley Media and more using the hashtag #LMAIM.

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Philadelphia greeted Innovation Mission attendees with rain — fortunately, the kickoff session, which featured takeaways from local media participants in the GNI Subscriptions Lab, got the group warmed up.

Thursday, Oct. 17

The signature visits of this signature day were to The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Lenfest Institute for Journalism, followed by a panel discussion in the evening at The Venture Café, focused on the state of local media.

Friday, October 18

The final day of the Philadelphia Innovation Mission starts with a look at digital transformation at Beasley Media Group, followed by public broadcaster WHYY.

Speaking of Innovation Missions…

Don’t forget LMA has another mission coming up next month: our Branded Content Innovation Mission, Nov. 12-14 in New York City. Learn more about the exciting program and register here.