The 88th Annual INMA World Congress of News Media takes us to the most talked-about city on Earth. Where the fake flirts with the fearless. Where the social has been anti-social of late. And where quantity has tried (and failed) to thwart quality. News media is renewing with re-discovered relevance worldwide … yet nowhere more so than Washington, D.C. Join the indispensable conference for strategists, catalysts, audience-builders, and revenue executives from the leading news media companies.
the World's Best
An intense two-day focus on strategy and trends from the world's top news media companies is the centerpiece of World Congress: the best keynotes, panels, interviews, with a twist of what makes D.C. unique.
The unveiling of the 2018 Global Media Awards will take place in a ceremony at the Mead Center. Learn the world's best in growing audience, revenue, and brand. Celebrate and bear witness to the best. Be a part of this global announcement.
Best practices in the dynamic new phase for print and the new energy and scientific rigor behind it is the focus of this workshop. Learn more about pricing strategies, algorithms in print ordering and distribution, and print’s centrality to a multi-media company.
The global trend toward reader revenue fuels this one-day deep dive into global digital subscription best practices. Discuss the nuances of metered and freemium models with peers and take home ideas you can use immediately.
The soupy mix of fake news, the decline of trust, and a public assault on the values behind journalism provides both opportunities and threats to news media companies. In this retreat, learn how companies are fighting back to regain public trust.
Imagine 15+ quick, rapid-fire, to-the-point case studies from leading media companies on how to grow audience, revenue, and brand. Take away practical, usable ideas across the a global spectrum of media companies in an interactive setting.
In this optional two-day study tour, learn from the likes of the Washington Post, Gannett/USA Today, Politico, The Atlantic, and the D.C. political media scene. Hear briefings in the unique and differentiating environment where innovation thrives.
Join INMA on a VIP-guided tour of Washington, D.C.
Vice President of Integrated Marketing, Reuters
Chief Commercial Officer, Folha de S.Paulo
VP Audience and Circulation, Las Vegas Review-Journal (invited)
Chief Executive, Stuff New Zealand
CEO, Spirited Media
Vice President Digital Subscriptions, Tronc
Managing Director, Russmedia Digital
Director, El Espectador
Fidel Cano Correa
President, International, The New York Times
Media Reporter, Washington Post
President, INMA, and General Manager, El Espectador
Chief Editor, Sports, Funke Medien
Chief Digital Officer, MittMedia
CEO, The Australian
Founding Director, Google News Lab
CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Aftenposten
Espen Egil Hansen
Marketing Director Subscriptions, Telegraph Media Group
Vice President Consumer Sales and Marketing, Gannett
Vice President, Alabama Media Group
CEO, Fairfax Media
General Manager, Die Burger, Media 24
Head of Audience Engagement, Financial Times
Executive Editor, NBC News Digital
Head of Marketing Communications, Singapore Press Holdings
Weng Wai Koh
Author, Going Digital: A Roadmap for Organizational Transformation
Program Manager, American Press Institute
Founding President, Tailor Media
Head of Global Marketing, South China Morning Post
Director of Product, The Washington Post
Associate Director, Pew Research Center
CEO, The Dallas Morning News
Vice President, The Telegraph (ABP Pvt. Ltd)
Principal, Tapit Partners
Chief Product and Information Officer, The Washington Post
Managing Director and CEO, ABP Pvt. Ltd.
Senior Vice President Brand and Strategy, Jagran Prakashan Ltd.
Senior Vice President, Condé Nast
Commercial Director, El Comercio
Columbia Business School, New York
Author, The Digital Transformation Playbook
Principal, Innovation Media Consulting
Executive Director, J-Lab, American University
Executive Vice President, Sales, Metro English Canada
Chief Operating Officer, Advance Local
Vice President, Politico Pro
Chief Digital Officer, Funke Medien
Senior Vice President/Chief Creative Officer, CQ Roll Call
President, USA Today Network
Maribel Perez Wadsworth
Disruptionist, The Burger Collective
Executive Director and CEO, INMA
Earl J. Wilkinson
Head of Analytics, Ekstra Bladet
Head of Audience, The Globe and Mail
The INMA World Congress attracts senior management from the leading news media companies in 40+ countries: CEOs, publishers, general managers, digital leaders, advertising executives, audience executives,marketing executives, editors, and researchers.
The world-class Mead Center for American Theater in Southwestern Washington, D.C., is a multi-purpose theatrical venue that will house World Congress’ plenary sessions, seminars, and Global Media Awards ceremony.
The INMA opening reception will be held at the Newseum, the world’s foremost museum dedicated to journalism excellence and news media. Enjoy a full evening with total access to this dynamic, interactive experience exploring journalism’s past, present, and future.
Nothing offers a more breathtaking panoramic view of the White House and surrounding area than the Hay Adams Hotel – notably the “Top of the Hay.” Conclude World Congress in one of “insider Washington’s” most talked-about hotels with a view captured on film for decades.