Meet our 2020 Digital Innovation Award sponsors

Second Street

For over a decade, Second Street has been the leading provider of private-label online promotions platforms and partner success services for media companies and brands that want to generate revenue, increase website traffic and build a database of loyal consumers. Based in St. Louis, our software solutions and partner support enable companies to maximize customer engagement and convert website visits into revenue contests, sweepstakes, polls, email communications, and photo e-commerce and publishing programs.

Contact: Nick Certa Director of Sales 314-880-4911


SalesFuel® leverages critical insights – enabling clients to acquire, develop, and retain their best employees and customers. SalesFuel intelligence empowers reps to Sell Smarter® with vital research for discovery and prospecting. Our latest sales solutions include SalesFuel® COACHa data-driven Adaptive Sales Coaching™ platform for managers. Also SalesFuel HIRE a digital solution for sales managers, HR and recruiters that uncovers the true identity of job candidates. In addition to consulting and training services, we also provide a portfolio of tools including AdMall and Gitomer Learning Academy.


iPublish Media Solutions

iPublish Media is the industry leader in self-serve DIY advertising. We work with hundreds of media companies from major metros to community publishers to broadcasters. The iPublish Platform creates new accounts, drives revenue while greatly lowering operational costs.  Designed from its inception as a self-serve advertising platform, it is easy to use and provides the performance and versatility to create and sell any print, digital or social advertising campaign for real estate agents to SMBs to private party advertisers.  Coupled with this is iPublish’s commitment to excellence providing first class support and enterprise integration delivering unprecedented operational automation.  This results in the lowest cost of sales and highest profitability of any order input system available today.   Forward thinking media companies choose iPublish as a strategic component to a holistic approach of a multitier sales strategy.

Please visit our website, or email to schedule your custom demonstration.


Marketron is a leading provider of enterprise revenue and profitability management solutions for radio, television and digital outlets. The company offers revenue generation and management solutions, ad tech and mobile advertising platforms, and an array of digital audience engagement tools that drive new growth opportunities. With expertise built on 50 years of industry leadership, Marketron proudly supports the broadcast industry at the local, state and international levels, serving more than 6,000 media organizations globally and managing $5 billion in annual U.S. advertising revenue representing more than 100,000 advertisers. Marketron is owned by Diversis Capital. To learn more, visit

Contact: Todd Kalman, SVP of Sales

ADPAY | Memoriams

Memoriams, by Ancestry is the only obituary suite that helps families, funeral homes and media partners with all their placement needs, locally and out-of-area, on a very difficult day. The rich-media We Remember memorial, included with every obituary, now powers a perpetual, no-cost search from our parent company, Ancestry. This search is non-competitive with your funeral homes’ floral sales revenue goals. This is critical, since you are asking them to place obituaries for you to your properties. Experience all of Adpay’s self-service solutions, including our new InDesign Private Party Legal Notices and Celebrations platforms, by scheduling a demo today. Our best practices make you more money!

Contact: Deborah Dreyfuss-Tuchman, Executive Vice President, Sales (847) 998-9923 •


TownNews equips local media organizations with the digital services and guidance to transform their business models and flourish in the digital age. Our tools and expertise in digital, video, OTT, and advertising enable forward-thinking media organizations in dynamic markets to efficiently engage their audiences, increase security and grow revenue.

Fueled by a passion for local media and a 30-year proven track record of success, more than 2,000 news organizations have benefited from the platform and tools we’ve built specifically for the media industry to thrive.

Contact: Rick Rogers, Chief Revenue Officer, TownNews,

Lineup Systemslineup

Lineup Systems is the world’s leading provider of media sales technology. Lineup’s flagship product, Adpoint, is the preferred advertising system for media groups such as Gannett, News Corp, The New York Times, Hearst, Torstar and more. Lineup also offers expert configuration and development services, empowering media brands to focus on what’s most important to their bottom lines. The latest addition to Lineup’s product portfolio is Amplio, a groundbreaking subscriptions management platform built to accelerate success in the subscription economy. For more information or get in touch, visit

Contact: Sarah Hartland, Head of Marketing,