Conferences

Annual conferences with newsmedia executives, business partners, national advertisers and industry experts.
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2019 
NAC CONFERENCE
** Atlanta **
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NTMC has provided a forum for newspapers to learn, discuss and implement new programs and procedures that are going to move our industry forward."

2019 NAC Conference - "Stayin' Alive" in Atlanta

Feb 11, 2019
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Feb 13, 2019
Atlanta, GA
PRESENTed by
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Westin Buckhead Ballroom for 2019 NAC Conference

The NAC Program committee has secured a terrific location for the 2019 NAC Conference in Atlanta, at the four-star Westin Buckhead Atlanta. Situated in the heart of Buckhead, on Peachtree Street, our hotel is just steps away from the area's top shopping, dining, local attractions and nightlife.

The conference will run Monday February 11th through Wednesday February 13th! A preliminary schedule of advertising presentations and business sessions is linked here

Here are some 2019 NAC Conference highlights:
     >  Presentations secured from key Grocery (Kroger), Healthcare (Northside Hospital) and National Agency (BlueSoHo)
     >  Additional national and local clients still planned
     >  Valuable business sessions, including revenue breakout sessions, member revenue sessions, and market studies
     >  Best practices to protect and defend our preprint business     
     >  New ideas across major newspaper markets to grow ancillary product lines
     >  Case Studies presented with our business partners to provide better insight on how to grow business
     >  Modern facilities and conference room to maximize comfort and optimize learning value
     >  Registration includes: breakfast & lunch Tuesday & Wednesday, and receptions Monday and Tuesday
     >  Also includes big finale reception and dinner Wednesday!
     >  Registered attendees may bring a guest Wednesday evening at no additional charge

For conference registration and hotel reservations, click the newsmedia or sponsor button below. 

2018 Conference Sponsors

"As a group of small markets, it's invaluable to get to meet these folks and share ideas to bring back to our communities.  Great programming!"

2018 NAC Conference attendee

"Tremendous value in idea sharing and relationship building!"

2018 NAC Conference attendee

"Great value!"

2018 NAC Conference attendee

"Well worth the investment. Continues to deliver year-in and year-out."

2018 NAC Conference attendee

"The NAC Conference is without a doubt the most valuable conference and group by far- it's the only place to hear from vendors, share best practices, and also hear important industry news simmering on Capitol Hill."

2018 NAC Conference attendee

"Outstanding!"

2018 NAC Conference attendee

"The NAC Conference is a tremendous value because its members are engaged, the content is right-on relevant, and the ideas are immediately actionable toward revenue growth."

2018 NAC Conference attendee

previous conferences

2018 NAC Conference - San Antonio

Jan 30, 2018
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Feb 1, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
hosted by
San Antonio Express-News
The 2018 News Advertising Coalition Conference was based at the Hilton Palacio del Rio on the San Antonio River Walk, just three blocks south of the Alamo - a great location for the 20th Anniversary Coalition Conference! 
Here's what attendees had to say about this meeting:

"The NAC Conference is a tremendous value because its members are engaged, the content is right-on relevant, and the ideas are immediately actionable toward revenue growth."

"The NAC Conference is without a doubt the most valuable conference and group by far - it's the only place to hear from vendors, share best practices and also hear important industry news simmering on Capitol Hill."

"Well worth the investment. Continues to deliver year-in and year-out."

"Tremendous value in idea sharing and relationship building."

"As a group of small markets, it's invaluable to get to meet these folks and share ideas to bring back to our communities.  Great programming!"

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2017 NTMC Conference - San Diego

Feb 7, 2017
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Feb 10, 2017
San Diego, CA
hosted by
The San Diego Union-Tribune

"I cannot express how important these conferences are for me and others in this business who attend.  Getting together to compare notes with my peers and learn new ways to improve and grow our business is absolutely invaluable.  Keep up the good work producing these annual meetings!"

"This seemed to be one of the most focused events I've been to. I met a lot of great people who all had different experiences that I could take back to my organization.  Great Value!"

"Best conference there is.  Great ideas to bring back to my company more than makes up the expense to attend."

"The ideas shared at these conferences have a revenue generating effect on my organization in the following week, months, and for the rest of the year!"

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2016 NTMC Conference - Austin

Feb 9, 2016
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Feb 12, 2016
Austin, TX
hosted by
Austin American-Statesmen

"With the revenue ideas and cost savings I learned this is the best investment for our company and for me personally. Learning from others who face the same challenges, and opening a dialog to help each is important. The folks I meet will be tremendous assets for the next year."

"The NTMC is the best conference I attend because we meet with our peer group and lean best practices from each other and hear directly from advertisers on what they need which I can take back and use to build better solutions for my own paper and our customers."

"The speakers and program were great! The brainstorming that goes on among the attendees is invaluable."

"With 20 years in the newspaper industry, this was one of the best organized run newspaper conferences I have attended. It was very informational and provided great opportunity for networking with peers and vendors."

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2015 NTMC Conference - Newport Beach

Feb 3, 2015
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Feb 6, 2015
Newport Beach, CA
hosted by
Freedom Newsgroup

"Great opportunity to network with fellow newspapers and talk about common concerns."

"The NTMC conference delivers exponential value in the speakers who share their insights, but equally, the member body whose leaders have the confidence and generosity to share their unique experiences to make us all better providers for our customers."

"Relevant, intimate and a high return on investment of time and money."

"The networking with my peers and NEW ideas generated from speakers and roundtable discussions that I received from the 2015 NTMC Conference were OUTSTANDING!!"

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February 2014

North Miami, FL

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March 2013

Scottsdale, AZ

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March 2012

New Orleans, LA

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February 2011

Houston, TX

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February 2010

Dallas, TX

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April 2009

San Diego, CA

September 2008

Washington DC

March 2008

Las Vegas, NV

September 2007

Chicago, IL

March 2007

Orange County, CA

October 2006

Atlanta, GA

March 2006

Phoenix, AZ

September 2005

Washington DC

March 2005

San Antonio, TX

September 2004

Chicago, IL

March 2004

Myrtle Beach, SC

August 2003

Vail, CO

March 2003

San Jose, CA

October 2002

Miami, FL

May 2002

Dallas, TX

February 2001

San Diego, CA

September 2000

Avon, CO

February 2000

Fort Lauderdale, FL

October 1999

Boston, MA

March 1999

Phoenix, AZ

September 1998

Chicago, IL

February 1998

Fort Lauderdale, FL