INMA World Congress of News Media, April 23-30, 2020, Paris

About World Congress

With demand for journalism that speaks truth to power at an all-time high, the 90th Annual INMA World Congress of News Media returns to Paris 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 — against the backdrop of the City Of Lights (and a surprising media scene). Bask in those lights with a conference, study tours, seminars, an awards dinner, and an exclusive reception and tour of the world-famous Louvre.

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Speakers

Head of Digital, Dagens Nyheter

Anna Åberg

Principal, Alexander Group, United States

Matt Bartels

Author, The Forever Transaction

Robbie Kellman Baxter

CEO, Stuff, New Zealand

Sinead Boucher

Chief Operating Officer, Publishing, News Corp Australia

Damian Eales

General Manager, 24.com, Media 24, South Africa

Marianne Erasmus

Director of Data, Aller Media, Norway

Camilla Fuglem

CEO, Garcia Media, United States

Mario Garcia

Global Head, Print Innovation, The New York Times

Michael Greenspon

Director of Marketing and Distribution, PlayBac Presse, France

Mélanie Jalens

CEO, Infoglobo

Frederic Kachar

Editor-in-Chief, Iltalehti, Alma Media, Finland

Perttu Kauppinen

Chief Marketing Officer, Ringier Axel Springer, Poland

Olga Korolec

Publisher, Newsday Media Group

Debby Krenek

General Manager, Les Echos, France

Bérénice Lajouanie

CEO, Schibsted Distribution, Norway

Cathrine Laksfoss

President and Chief Digital Officer, Meredith National Media Group, United States

Catherine Levene

CEO, South China Morning Post

Gary Liu

Executive Business Director, Rede Gazeta, Brazil

Marcello Moraes

Media Solutions Director, The Irish Times

Eimear Moran

Executive Vice President, Amedia

Pål Nedregotten

Researcher-in-Residence, INMA

Grzegorz (Greg) Piechota

Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, eMarketer

Geoff Ramsey

Host, Digicel Rising Stars, Jamaica

Terri-Karelle Reid

President, Innovation Media Consulting

Juan Señor

CEO, Times Internet, India

Gautam Sinha

Director of Digital Sales & Ad Tech, JP/Politikens Hus

Signe Skarequist

CEO, News Corp, United States

Robert Thomson

GM Marketing, Eenadu, India

Sushil Kumar Tyagi

Editor-inChief, Helsingin Sanomat

Anu Ubaud

Director, McPherson Media Group

Robert Whitehead

Managing Director Sport, Gaming & Wagering, News Corp Australia

Michael Wilkins

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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Palais Brongniart

The INMA World Congress venue in Paris will be the Palais Brongniart, a flagship of Parisian architectural heritage. Located in the 'Vivienne' district, between the place de la Concorde and the Louvre Museum, the Palais Brongniart is ideally situated within close proximity to the grand hotels and major department stores. Built as an early 19th century stock exchange, Palais Brongniart now is one of Paris' leading conference venues.

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The Louvre

The Louvre

The opening reception of the INMA World Congress will be at the world's most famous museum: The Louvre. World Congress attendees will have exclusive access to Louvre exhibits featuring the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo before networking near that wing's rotunda.

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Hotel Intercontinental Paris le Grand

Hotel Intercontinental Paris le Grand

With an illustrious history hosting Paris's most exclusive events, the Global Media Awards Dinner will be hosted by the Intercontinental – Le Grand in its famous Opera Room which has entertained since the time of Napoleon III. The oval ballroom has been magnificently restored to reach new heights of elegance.

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Why Paris?

  • Global capital for art museums featuring The Louvre, Musée d'Orsay, Musée de l'Orangerie, Rodin Museum
  • Monuments to style and history: Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, Versailles
  • Third most visited travel destination in the world
  • Global city of lights and love … the “most absorbing city on earth”
  • 70 Michelin-starred restaurants
  • 130 museums
  • Unparalleled café culture
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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