2016 Spring Conference Agenda

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 N.E.A.C.E. 99th Annual Sales Conference
Sunday, May 22, 2016 – Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Westbrook, CT

"Digital and Print opportunities; Today and Beyond"
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NEACE Business Program
Saturday, May 21, 2016
NOON - 4:00 PM Board of Directors Pre-Conference Meeting - Stannard Room
Sunday, May 22, 2016
4:00 PM Vendor Set-Up - Salon Ballroom
Bob DiMatties, NEACE Director, Circulation Director
John Harrison, NEACE Director, Marketing and Sales- Tecnavia
6:00 - 9:00 PM Past Presidents' Reception - Lower Terrance
Cocktail Hour 6:00PM
Dinner and Program 7:00PM to 9:00PM Grand Ballroom
Business Casual Dress
Host - Michael Smith, NEACE President, Director of Consumer Sales & Retention - New Haven Register, CT
Everybody is invited to mix, mingle, and pay tribute to our Past Presidents!
2016 -2017 Board of Director Nominations
Michael Smith, NEACE President, Director of Consumer Sales & Retention - New Haven Register, CT
William Hoar Excellence Award
NEACE Spouses Program-Sign up at NEACE Registration Desk
NEACE Business Program (Meetings are business casual dress)
Monday, May 23, 2016
7:00 - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast - Salon Ballroom
8:00 - 10:00 AM Conference Registration - Salon Ballroom
Ed Winters, NEACE Treasurer, VP & Asst Treasurer-Republican-American, CT
David Sangiorgio, NEACE Secretary, Publisher-The Concord Monitor, NH
8:00 - 8:20 AM Early Bird Drawings - Salon Ballroom
Bob DiMatties, NEACE Director, Circulation Director
8:20 - 8:40 AM Conference Kick-off - Salon Ballroom
Invocation - Warren Dews, NEACE Director, VP of Audience Development, Sales & Marketing, (NENI) New England Newspapers Inc., Pittsfield, MA
Introduction of NEACE Board Members
Michael Smith, NEACE President, Director of Consumer Sales & Retention - New Haven Register, CT
Conference Outline - Michael Sheehan, NEACE Executive Vice President, VP of Circulation Lowell Sun Group, Lowell MA
8:40 - 9:00 AM Welcome to Westbrook, CT
9:00 - 10:00 AM The Latest Update on AAM download pdf | download pptx
10:00 - 10:15 AM Break - Network with other NEACE Colleagues
Meet someone new
10:15 - 10:30 AM NEACE.com Update. Update on Facebook and Linkedin
Robert Mahoney, NEACE Director, Delivery Department Mgr - The Boston Globe
Lori Gardiner Retail, Amenity, & Educational Sales Dow Jones
10:30 - 12:00 PM Thank You to Our Valued Business Partners & Sponsors
Vendor Introductions & Presentations

Kevin LaMagdelaine, NEACE Vice-President, Circulation Director - The Recorder, MA
Bob DiMatties, NEACE Director, Circulation Director
John Harrison, NEACE Director, Marketing & Sales - Tecnavia
12:00 - 1:15 PM Vendor Appreciation Luncheon - Royal Terrace
Valor Awards - John Brennan, Publisher's Circulation Fulfillment
Golf Tournament Awards - Gary Reach, TeleReach, Inc.
1:15 - 2:15 PM Event Marketing - Dan Cotter- Director of Sales Development & Training
Gatehouse Media New England  download pdf
2:15 - 3:15 PM Other Revenue Streams; What's working at Gannett - Tony Simmons, Gannett Publishing Services  download pdf | download pptx
3:15 - 3:30 PM Break - Visit with our Valued Vendors
3:30 - 4:30 PM The Shifting Media Environment - Krista Goodwin, Sales & Marketing Director for Newspapers Subscription Services  download pdf
4:30 - 4:45 PM NEACE Business Session
Treasurer's Report, Ed Winters, NEACE Treasurer, VP & Assistant Treasurer - Republican-American, CT
Distribution of Committee Reports
President's Closing Comments
Michael Smith, NEACE President, Director of Consumer Sales & Retention - New Haven Register, CT
Election of NEACE Officers
4:45 PM Adjourn Business Meeting
6:00 - 7:00 PM Cocktail Reception - Royal Terrace
7:00 PM until... NEACE Banquet - Business Formal - Royal Ballroom
Michael Smith, NEACE President, Director of Consumer Sales & Retention - New Haven Register, CT
Promotional Awards
Scholarship Awards
Sponsorship Drawing
After Glow - Hosted by Mike and Kara Smith - Fenwick
NEACE Business Program (Meetings are business casual dress)
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
7:00 - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast - Grand Foyer
8:00 - 10:00 AM Conference Registration - Grand Ballroom
Ed Winters, NEACE Treasurer, VP & Asst Treasurer-Republican-American, CT
David Sangiorgio, NEACE Secretary, Publisher- The Concord Monitor, NH
8:00 - 8:15 AM Early Bird Drawings - Grand Ballroom
Bob DiMatties, NEACE Director, Circulation Director
8:15 - 8:30 AM Invocation - Warren Dews, NEACE Director, VP of Audience Development, Sales & Marketing, (NENI) New England Newspapers Inc. Pittsfield, MA
Thank You to Our Valued Business Partners & Sponsors - Kevin LaMagdelaine, NEACE Director, Circulation Director - The Recorder, MA
8:30 - 9:30 AM Circulation Profitability and Our Value of Profitability - Tom Wiley, Publlsher  download pdf | download pptx
8:30 - 9:30 AM Metered Digital Subscribers Digital Apps - Matthew Ipsan Executive Vice President CNHI (Community News Holdings Inc.)  download pdf | download pptx
9:30 - 10:30 AM Improving Circulation profitability - Matthew Lulay Director for Mather's Economics, Atlanta Ga  download pdf | download pptx
10:30 - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 - 12:00 PM Digital Audience Trends and Opportunities - Ernesto Burden, VP of Digital with `Newspapers of New England download pdf | download pptx
12:00 PM Business Program Closing Remarks/adjourn
12:00 - 1:00 PM Board of Directors Post-Conference Meeting - Executive Boardroom