Agenda

Monday

May 13

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

Visit some of the world’s leading media companies and go behind the scenes and in-depth to discover what they do best. This is your opportunity to ask questions of Manhattan’s best.

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

Tuesday

May 14

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

The second day of the New York study tour takes INMA to four more cutting-edge media companies – punctuated by end-of-day cocktails.

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

1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
INMA Board of Directors Meeting

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

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 this RSVP-requested venue to be announced.

Wednesday

May 15

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

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

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.

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.

9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Learn about the emerging role of journalism, differentiation vs. fake news, and regaining public trust.

12:15 p.m. - 12:30 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.

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:
Mead Center for American Theater, Molly Smith Study
1101 6th Street SW

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

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

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

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
Optimising the Organisation Over the Product
Bending the Culture to Meet the New Business Realities
Navigating Digital Platforms: A Road Map and New Guardrails for Publishers
Readers-First Newsroom Transformation 2.0
What’s Next in Reader Revenue
Elevating News Brands Amid the Noise

Location:
The TimesCenter
242 West 41st Street

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Cocktails on INMA

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.

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 W 47th St