NYPA Spring Convention/Trade Show
Every spring, NYPA holds the largest newspaper training conference in the country. Seminar speakers, recognized as leaders in their fields, conduct more than 60 educational sessions on all subjects important to community newspaper personnel.
The convention provides invaluable networking opportunities, separate training tracks for publishers, editors, reporters, photographers, advertising managers, advertising sales representatives, and graphics and production personnel.
The 2013 NYPA Spring Convention and Trade Show will take place on April 5th and 6th at the Gideon Putnam Hotel and Conference Center in beautiful Saratoga Springs.
Click here to register for the NYPA Spring Convention.
Take a look at the program highlights:
Kevin Slimp —
What’s in a name? Cher, Madonna, Tiger… Kevin. Kevin is "The" newspaper technology go-to guy. He invented and helped develop pdf technology, and is the director of the Institute of Newspaper Technology at the University of Tennessee. Always on the cutting edge, he’s knows what’s hot, what’s not, and he makes technology training fun and easy to understand.
Diane Ciotta —
Advertising sales trainer extraordinaire! For sales representatives or sales managers, her material and her deliver are terrific. Guaranteed to energize, Diane will send your staff home with "take aways" that work.
Rob Wescott —
Mining for gold with your data – how to extract, learn from and leverage all that data.
News Design —
Three storied newspaper designers, Tim Harrower, Randy Stano and David Fowler will present separate workshops on news design, packaging, futurizing page layout, digital design, and designing ads that sell.
Reade Brower —
Village Soup: The pot is boiling again.
How the founding publisher (1985) of an upstart free weekly in a market dominated by long-established paid weeklies brought the shuttered Village Soup online news organization and three paid print weeklies back to sustainability and grew print circulation by 1500 in one year. Brower says, "Everything is steady; the money is good."
Let’s hear more — And there is more, a lot more:
Robert Freeman — NYS Committee on Open Government – FOIL and Open Government
Alia Smith — Levine, Sullivan, Koch & Schulz – Libel – how to say it safely
Stuart Warner — How to coach writers and how to write for new media platforms
Todd Hardy — Telephone sales, or dialing for dollars
Jim Northrup — Human resources hotline
Jed Williams — Profiting from digital disruption
Jeff Hartley — Growing digital subscriptions
Mike Donoghue — Covering local government and sports reporters roundtable
… and more to come!