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Thursday

May 31

Friday

June 01

Saturday

June 02

7:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location:
Intercontinental Hotel - The Wharf, Seaport 1, Floor 2
801 Wharf Street NW

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
President's Reception (invitation only)

Exclusively for members of INMA boards and committees as well as Congress speakers, enjoy a private reception at the residence of the Colombian Ambassador to the United States. This is an invitation-only reception, RSVP requested, and business attire is required.

Location:
Residence of Colombian Ambassador to the United States
1520 20th Street NW

Sunday

June 03

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration

Pick up your registration materials and get questions answered about the INMA World Congress of News Media at the Registration Desk at the Mead Center for American Theater.

Location:
Mead Center for American Theater, Foyer
1101 6th Street SW

12:30 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
INMA Annual Business Meeting

Exclusively for INMA members, get an update on and help approve association activities, financials, and Board nominations in this brief snapshot of the International News Media Association.

Location:
Mead Center for American Theater, Kogod Cradle
1101 6th Street SW

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location:
Intercontinental Hotel - The Wharf, Seaport 1, Floor 2
801 Wharf Street NW

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Satellite Registration

Didn't make it to the Sunday seminars at the Mead Center? We've got you covered at a satellite registration desk late afternoon Sunday in the lobby of the Intercontinental - The Wharf.

Location:
Intercontinental - The Wharf
801 Wharf Street NW

6:30 p.m.
Bus departure for Welcome Reception

Buses will depart the Intercontinental Hotel – The Wharf at 6:30 p.m. for the Welcome Reception at the Newseum. Guests are advised to be in the hotel lobby area for loading onto buses by 6:15 p.m. Reminder: attire for this evening is business casual.

Location:
Intercontinental Hotel - The Wharf
801 Wharf Street NW

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Hosted by
Facebook logo

The INMA welcome reception will be held at the Newseum, the world's foremost museum dedicated to journalism excellence and news media. Supported by the Facebook Journalism Project, enjoy a full evening with total access to this dynamic, interactive experience exploring journalism's past, present, and future. Attire is business casual. Buses return to the Intercontinental Hotel - The Wharf at 9:30 p.m.

Location:
Newseum,
555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Monday

June 04

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Welcome Coffee + Morning Snacks

Join fellow INMA members for a welcome coffee and morning snacks as you interact with news industry solution providers and make connections. Today's Networking Lounge is open until 8:00 p.m.

Location:
Mead Center for American Theater, Grand Lobby
1101 6th Street SW

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Connect with 13 news industry solution providers in the Networking Lounge: content management systems, data solution providers, video, replica editions, AI, and much more.

Location:
Mead Center for American Theater, Grand Lobby
1101 6th Street SW

4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Intermission + Wine Infusion + Book Signing

As you process key learnings from today's Media Conference, network with peers and industry solution providers over a wine reception and book signing by Media Economy author Robbie Kellman Baxter. Then brace yourself for excellence with the presentation of the Global Media Awards.

Location:
Mead Center for American Theater, Grand Lobby
1101 6th Street SW

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The announcement of winners in the INMA Global Media Awards is the media equivalent of the Oscars: 198 finalists, 40 first-place winners, 10 regional winners, and 1 global “Best in Show.” See first-hand the best of the best in energising brands, innovating in product development, stimulating audiences, and growing revenue.

Location:
Mead Center for American Theater, Fichandler Stage
1101 6th Street SW

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Awards Reception

Hosted by
OwnLocal

Wind down a long day of presentations and awards with a cocktail reception in the Mead Center’s Grand Lobby. No point in being judicious with your wine, either: Your hotel is within walking distance, and the drinks are on OwnLocal!

Location:
Mead Center for American Theater, Grand Lobby
1101 6th Street SW

Tuesday

June 05

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Welcome Coffee + Morning Snacks

Connect with INMA peers from around the world over coffee, tea, and some morning snacks. Meet with industry suppliers and solution providers. Set up meetings and use the Mead Center space at your leisure. Media Conference doors open at 8:40 a.m. this morning.

Location:
Mead Center for American Theater, Grand Lobby
1101 6th Street SW

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Connect with 13 news industry solution providers in the Networking Lounge: content management systems, data solution providers, video, replica editions, AI, and much more.

Location:
Mead Center for American Theater, Grand Lobby
1101 6th Street SW

7:00 p.m.
Bus departure for Closing Reception

Buses will depart the Intercontinental Hotel - The Wharf at 7:00 p.m. for the Closing Reception at the Hay-Adams Hotel. Guests are advised to be in the hotel lobby area for loading onto buses by 6:45 p.m.

Location:
Intercontinental Hotel - The Wharf
801 Wharf Street NW

7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Hosted by
Google logo

One of the power centers of Washington, D.C., is the famous Hay-Adams Hotel. Conclude World Congress at a come-and-go closing reception hosted by the Google News Initiative in one of “insider Washington's” most talked-about hotels. Afterward, visit the basement Off The Record bar populated with the capital's famous political cartoons or venture next door to Lafayette Park (even the White House).

Location:
Hay-Adams Hotel, 800 16th Street NW
800 16th Street NW

Wednesday

June 06

8:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

More than 30 World Congress attendees have pre-registered for this fun tour of Washington, D.C. — designed for those who haven't seen D.C. or just enjoy the good company of INMA members.

Location:
Departure point: Intercontinental Hotel - The Wharf
801 Wharf Street NW