Monday

April 22

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Study Tour registration and welcome coffee

Pick up your registration credentials at your first Study Tour stop, enjoy a welcome coffee, and get an executive overview of the London market and what to expect on the tour.

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

How traditional print media companies are reinventing themselves for the digital age is the focus of this study tour. Learn from the biggest brands in newspaper and magazine media. Day 1 of the tour will take us to up to eight stops.

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

How digital pure-plays and broadcasters are engaging with audiences, investing in innovation, and monetising is the focus of this study tour. Day 1 of the tour will take us to up to eight stops.

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

Learn from the masters the very latest in advertising trends: big agencies, opportunities for media companies in the bigger advertising universe, and partnerships that create new value. Day 1 of the tour will take us to up to eight stops.

Tuesday

April 23

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
INMA Board of Directors meeting

The governing body of the International News Media Association (INMA) meets to discuss the association’s strategy on behalf of its 21,000+ members worldwide.

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

Day 2 of the Big Brands Reinvention Study Tour will take us up to eight stops – a mix of legacy media across national and regional titles, as well as groups.

8:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m.

Day 2 of the Digital Media Innovation Study Tour will take us up to eight stops – a mix of broadcasters, digital pure-plays, and other innovators.

8:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m.

Day 2 of the Advertising Study Tour will take us up to eight stops – a mix of big and boutique advertising agencies, advertising specialists, and more.

6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception at Tower of London

Experience exclusive INMA access to the (in)famous 946-year-old Tower of London, which has been an armoury, treasury, menagerie, and home to the Crown Jewels of England. The Tower's powerful role in English history ranges from coronations to a prison. The INMA Welcome Reception will include a private viewing of the Crown Jewels, a tour of the White Tower, and a Beefeater explanation of the Tower's grand history. The Welcome Reception begins at 6:30 p.m. Your INMA conference badge or a photo ID are required.

Location:
The Tower of London
London, England EC3N 4AB

Wednesday

April 24

8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
World Congress registration desk

Pick up your registration materials and get questions answered about the INMA World Congress at the Registration Desk. You will need a badge to access the conference.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Registration and networking welcome

Join INMA members from around the world for a welcome coffee in our Networking Lounge where you can connect with peers, dive deep with news and tech industry solution providers, and conduct Ask Me Anything sessions with INMA initiative leads on subscriptions, advertising, newsrooms, and data. If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to grab your credentials at the Congress Registration Desk.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Media Conference

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 London an epicenter for the media world.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Evening Celebration: Cheers to a great day!

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Cheers to a day well spent! Join your fellow attendees at the networking lounge for an evening celebration and connection, while enjoying a selection of gin and tonic from five continents and other drinks.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

Thursday

April 25

7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration desk

Pick up your registration badge, programme, and other materials. Buy Awards Dinner tickets for the evening. And ask the INMA team anything.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Networking welcome

Today is your last opportunity to meet face-to-face with many colleagues and solution providers. Schedule meetings in our Networking Lounge, and make the most of being in-person.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

6:45 p.m.-11:30 p.m
Global Media Awards Dinner at Victoria and Albert Museum

The presentation of the 89th Annual Global Media Awards couldn't be in a grander setting than the Victoria and Albert Museum, the world's greatest museum of art and design. With exclusive INMA access to the British Galleries and the magnificent Garden, this grand closing dinner will be in the V&A's Raphael Gallery, home to seven tapestries painted by Raphael in 1515-1516 on loan from Queen Elizabeth II.

Location:
Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Rd, London SW7 2RL

Friday

April 26

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Registration desk

Ask the INMA team anything.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Welcome coffee for the morning workshops

Location:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Product and Tech Workshop

Technological progress has never been so fast. How do news media companies stay nimble to create and pivot products in this ever-moving environment? That will be the subject of this half-day workshop.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Subscriptions Workshop

Where subscriptions are going next for news media is the focus of this half-day workshop.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
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:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Welcome coffee for the afternoon workshops

2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Generative AI Workshop

Use cases for the application of generative AI at news media companies is the focus of this afternoon workshop. We’ve heard the theories, and now we look at the practical.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Newsroom Transformation Workshop

How to bring newsrooms into the business of news is the focus of this half-day workshop.

Location:
Queen Elizabeth II Centre
Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE

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