INMA World Congress of News Media, May 13-17, 2019, New York

About World Congress

Relive the 2018 INMA World Congress in Washington to get a flavour for INMA New York.

With demand for journalism that speaks truth to power at an all-time high, the 89 th Annual INMA World Congress of News Media returns to New York with a clear task: re-align news brands for the changed consumer appetite. Join INMA in a week of rejuvenation, discovery, and celebration of strategies, trends, and revenue models. Connect with the stars of news media in a conference, study tours, seminars, an awards dinner, and an exclusive Guggenheim introduction to Manhattan you’ll never forget.

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Hear case studies, secrets, and personal stories of success from the most influential names and companies in the news media industry worldwide.

United States

Executive Editor, The New York Times

Dean Baquet


CEO, Torstar

John Boynton


Chief Operating Officer, News Corp Australia

Damian Eales


CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Aftenposten

Espen Egil Hansen

United Kingdom

President, Innovation Media Consulting Group

Juan Señor

United States

Founder and CEO, Wondery

Hernan Lopez


CEO, Schibsted Media Group

Kristin Skogen Lund

United States

Managing Partner, Tapit Partners

Alan Mutter

United Kingdom

Senior Researcher, Oxford University

Grzegorz (Greg) Piechota


Host, Digicel Rising Stars

Terri-Karelle Reid

United States

CEO, News Corporation

Robert Thomson

United States

President, USA Today Network

Maribel Perez Wadsworth


Board Member, McPherson Media Group

Robert Whitehead

United States

Executive Director and CEO, INMA

Earl J. Wilkinson

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.

World-Class Venues

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The TimesCenter

The INMA World Congress’ home in Manhattan remains The TimesCenter, designed by Renzo Piano and a part of The New York Times’ offices. Settle into this state-of-the-art venue for an intimate look at media’s cutting edge.

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The opening reception of the INMA World Congress will be the world-famous Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on the Upper East Side. INMA will have exclusive and private access to the entire Guggenheim collection in this rare access to Frank Lloyd Wright’s “spiral that broke all the rules.”

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Edison Ballroom

A Times Square fixture since 1932, the illustrious Edison Ballroom has played host to famous bands and singers from Bob Dylan to Rod Stewart to David Bowie to Tony Bennett and musicals such as Oh! Calcutta! Today, the ballroom hosts events, celebrity birthdays, and is a popular venue for movies and TV shows.

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Why New York?

  • The global capital for news media
  • The global capital for marketing and advertising
  • Corporate headquarters for many peer media companies and suppliers serving news media
  • 41 Broadway theaters
  • 83 museums, including some of the world’s best
  • 72 Michelin-starred restaurants
  • Unparalleled nightlife that spans all tastes
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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