Mega-Conference to Attract Hundreds of Media Executives

Hundreds of media executives are expected at the 2018 Key Executives Mega-Conference Feb. 26-28 in San Diego, Calif.

Registration has opened for this must-attend event which will be the biggest media industry conference in 2018. This year’s conference will include Southern Newspaper Publishers Association, Inland Press Association, Local Media Association, News Media Alliance and the California News Publishers Association. Those organizations make up an estimated combined membership of more than 5,000 publishers.

The conference will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. The program is structured around three tracks:

  • Optimize for Today – Core print and digital businesses.
  • Build Your Future – Transformation.
  • Diversify Your Business – Niche and adjacent business opportunities.

In its eighth year, Mega-Conference attendance ranges from 700-900 attendees. Most of the attendees are owners, publishers, digital officers or revenue officers of media operations with both print and digital assets, serving their local communities. A sizable trade show is associated with the conference.

Registration costs are:

  • Members: $795
  • Non-members: $995
  • Universities and journalism schools: $200
  • Spouse registration: $200

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