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.

Preliminary Schedule

Thursday, April 23
Study tour of Paris media innovators

Friday, April 24
Study tour of Paris media innovators

Saturday, April 25
President’s Reception for Board members

Sunday, April 26
Smart Data Summit, Brainsnack Seminar, Advertising Seminar, Editor’s Retreat,
Print Innovation Workshop, Welcome Reception at The Louvre

Monday, April 27
Media Conference

Tuesday, April 28
Media Conference, Global Awards Dinner

Wednesday, April 29
Post-Congress tour of Champagne region

Thursday, April 30
Post-Congress tour of Champagne region

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 muscum: 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