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Paris to host 90th Annual INMA World Congress of News Media in April 2020

20 May 2019

NEW YORK (20 May 2019) — The International News Media Association (INMA) announced that Paris would host the 90th Annual World Congress of News Media April 23-28, 2020.

The news media industry’s premier experience will include a media conference, five seminars, a study tour, and more. More than 500 delegates from 50+ countries are expected to attend this second-ever World Congress held by INMA in Paris.

Highlights of the 2020 World Congress include:

  • Congress venue: Palais Brongniart, a 19th century stock exchange re-imagined as a conference facility in the Vivienne district of Paris, where the media conference and seminars will be held.
  • Opening reception: The Louvre, the world’s foremost museum, where INMA will have an exclusive viewing of famous works such as the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo.
  • Closing awards dinner: Opera Ballroom of the Intercontinental – Le Grand, an historical landmark from the Napoleon III era, where INMA will hold its Global Media Awards dinner. 

The Paris announcement was made at the INMA World Congress in New York’s TimesCenter. The Paris 2020 Web site was unveiled in New York:

The INMA World Congress is considered the news industry’s best executive overview of trends, strategies, and best practices among the world’s top media companies. The Congress attracts top executives from the world’s leading news media companies.

In addition to a Media Conference focused on broad themes related to strategic direction with impactful keynotes and informative panels, the week includes seminars on smart use of data analytics, global best practices, advertising, editorial, and print innovation.

The International News Media Association is a global community of market-leading news media companies reinventing how they engage audiences and grow revenue in a multi-media environment. The fast-growing INMA community consists of more than 10,000 executives at 700+ media companies in 70 countries. INMA is the news media industry’s foremost ideas-sharing network with members connected via conferences, reports, Webinars, and an unparalleled archive of best practices. INMA has offices in the United States, Belgium, India, and El Salvador.



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