Agenda

Monday

May 13

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

The Blue Study Tour and Red Study Tour will travel together today to visit the Wall Street Journal, USA Today Network, CBS News, and The New York Times in an extraordinary look at strategies and aspirations: digital subscriptions, advertising sales, marketing strategy, video, and where print fits.

Location:
Departure point: Westin Hotel Times Square
270 West 43rd Street

Tuesday

May 14

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

The Blue Study Tour will visit Digiday to learn about their business model and get an update on industry trends, Optimera to learn about advertising optimisation incubated at the New York Daily News, Spoken Layer and smart speaker technology, and Quartile and their use of AI to connect brands with customers.

Location:
Departure point: Westin Hotel Times Square
270 West 43rd Street

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

The Red Study Tour will visit Piano to hear strategies and trends in building audience revenues, Google and their ways of optimising the open Web and surfacing great journalism, Facebook and recommended best practices for building audience, Chartbeat and best practices to build and retain audience, and Skift and how a travel brand views digital publishing.

Location:
Departure point: Westin Hotel Times Square
270 West 43rd Street

10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
INMA Board of Directors Meeting

Location:
One World Trade Center, 64th Floor
285 Fulton Street

5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
President’s Reception at Yankee Stadium (Invitation Only)

Exclusively for members of INMA boards and committees as well as Congress speakers, enjoy a reception in a private suite at Yankee Stadium hosted by INMA President Eduardo Garces – followed by the New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles baseball game.

Location:
Yankee Stadium
1 East 161st Street, The Bronx

Wednesday

May 15

7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Registration Desk

Pick up your registration materials and get questions answered about the INMA World Congress of News Media at the Registration Desk. This will be located at the Westin Times Square today.

Location:
Westin Hotel Times Square
270 West 43rd Street
E-Walk, 2nd Floor (immediately past reception desk)

8:30 a.m.

Location:
USA Today Network | Gannett
1633 Broadway, 25th Floor

8:30 a.m.

Location:
Westin Hotel Times Square
270 West 43rd Street
Pearl Room, 9th Floor

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

This half-day seminar will explore the right culture, technology and tools to build lead generation and data-rich business development strategies.

Location:
USA Today Network | Gannett
1633 Broadway, 25th Floor

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

15+ quick, rapid-fire case studies from leading media companies on how to grow audience, revenue, and brand.

Location:
Thomson Reuters
3 Times Square, 30th Floor

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Explore best practices for telling stories, building audience, and generating revenues on smartphones.

Location:
Westin Times Square
270 West 43rd Street
Pearl Room, 9th Floor

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 snapshot of the International News Media Association.

Location:
Westin Times Square
270 West 43rd Street
Pearl Room, 9th Floor

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location:
USA Today Network | Gannett
1633 Broadway

1:30 p.m.

Location:
USA Today Network | Gannett
1633 Broadway, 25th Floor

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Best practices to enhance print’s value in a multi-media company is the focus of this workshop.

Location:
USA Today Network | Gannett
1633 Broadway, 25th Floor

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Using data to tackle everyday business challenges with audience, advertising, and editorial is the summit’s focus.

Location:
Thomson Reuters
3 Times Square, 30th Floor

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

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Be officially welcomed to New York with an opening reception at the world-famous Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum where INMA members will have exclusive access to the art museum’s collection. Attire is business casual.

Location:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue

Thursday

May 16

7:45 a.m. - 9:00 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:
The TimesCenter
242 West 41st Street

8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

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

Location:
The TimesCenter
242 West 41st Street

9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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 New York the center of the media world.

Opening Ceremonies
The New New Media: Reckonings and Remedies
Accelerating Our Digital Future By Leveraging an Unfair Advantage
Navigating Digital Platforms: A Road Map and New Guardrails for Publishers
Readers-First Newsroom Transformation 2.0
What’s Next in Reader Revenue
Podcasting For Profit

Location:
The TimesCenter
242 West 41st Street

1:00 p.m.
Media Conference Lunch

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A quick power lunch will fuel attendees through the conclusion of the Media Conference.

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Cocktails in the Networking Lounge

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As you process key learnings from today’s Media Conference, network with peers and industry solution providers over a cocktail reception.

Location:
The TimesCenter
242 West 41st Street

Friday

May 17

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 TimesCenter space at your leisure.

Location:
The TimesCenter
242 West 41st Street

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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

Location:
The TimesCenter
242 West 41st Street

7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

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The unveiling of the Global Media Awards will take place at a gala dinner in Times Square’s Edison Ballroom. Enjoy cocktails, a dinner, and an after-party in the black-tie optional evening.

Location:
Edison Ballroom
240 West 47th Street