INMA World Congress of News Media. May 31-June 6, 2018. Washington D.C.

About World Congress

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.

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Who Attends INMA?

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.

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World-Class Venues

Mead Center for American Theater

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.

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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.

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Hay-Adams Hotel

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.

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Why Washington, D.C.?

  • One of the world’s great cities to visit: museums, monuments, politics, history
  • A city whose media is fighting back against technological disruption
  • A combative media scene battling for different audience layers
  • The epicenter of the debate on news media’s role in the digital ecosystem
  • Deep cultural ties, from embassies to consulates to media bureaus

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Why INMA is different?

  • Unparalleled ability to leverage global best practices and make them relevant
  • Our familiarity with the trends, technologies, and stars that drive the media business
  • An agenda derived from the international INMA community (hand-picked by peers)
  • Connections with the right people at the right media companies
  • Our attendees are practical change agents hungry for knowledge