2017 Spring Conference Agena Announced

We are looking forward to a great conference packed engaging speakers and opportunities for networking, learning and NEACE business.

N.E.A.C.E. 100th Annual Sales Conference
Sunday May 21, 2017-Tuesday May 23, 2017
Meredith, NH

The Future of Newspapers:
Bringing Audience & Revenue Growth into the Next Century

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NEACE Business Program

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Noon - 4:00 PM

Board of Directors Pre-Conference Meeting- Executive Board Room

Sunday, May 21, 2017

12:30-3:00

Brunch Cruise on the Lake Winnipesaukee (shuttles @ 11:00 & 11:30)
Sponsored by: TeleReach, PDI Plastics, Tecnavia, Turn Key Solutions

4:00 PM

Vendor Set-Up- Winnipesaukee Room
Bob DiMatties, NEACE Director, Circulation Director
John Harrison, NEACE Director, Marketing and Sales-Tecnavia

5:30-9:00 PM

Past Presidents' Reception- Winnipesaukee Room
Sponsored by: The Boston Globe Newspaper

5:30-6:30 PM Cocktail Hour

6:30-7:00 PM 2016-2017 Board of Director Nominations

Michael Sheehan, NEACE President, VP of Circulation, Lowell Sun Group
Recognition of our Vendors who sponsored events

NEACE BY-Law Change Presentation- Jamie Nee, NEACE Director, Boston Globe
William Hoar Excellence Award

7:00-9:00 PM Dinner and Program - Business Casual Dress
Special Guest- Norm Bossio (Sponsored by: TeleReach, PDI Plastics, Tecnavia, Turn Key Solutions)
Host- Michael Sheehan, NEACE President, VP of Circulation, Lowell Sun Group, Lowell, MA
Everybody is invited to mix, mingle, and pay tribute to our Past Presidents!

Monday, May 22, 2017 (NEACE Business Program (Meetings are business casual dress)

All Day Monday NEACE Spouses Program (Monday)
Trip to Castle in the Clouds and Lunch
Sign up at NEACE Registration Desk

7:00-8:15 AM

Continental Breakfast- Chriscraft Room

8:00-10:00 AM

Conference Registration- Chriscraft Room
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- Winnipesaukee Room
Bob Dimatties, NEACE Director, Circulation Director

8:15-8:30 AM

Program Begins- Winnipesaukee Room
Invocation- Warren Dews, NEACE Director, VP of Audience Development, Sales & Marketing, Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, MA
Introduction of NEACE Board Members- Michael Sheehan, NEACE President, VP of Circulation, Lowell Sun Group
Conference Outline- Kevin LaMagdelaine, NEACE Executive Vice President, Audience Development Director, The Recorder & Daily Hampshire Gazette

8:30-8:45 AM

Norm Bosio, Conference Kick Off
(Sponsored by Turn Key Solutions, Tecnavia, PDI Plastics, TeleReach)

8:45-9:30 AM

Jim Normandin, COO, New Hampshire Union Leader

9:30-9:45 AM

Update on NEACE.com and Social Media - Robert Mahoney NEACE Director, Boston Globe and Lori Gardiner, NEACE Director, Dow Jones.

9:45-10:00 AM

Break-Network with other NEACE Colleagues

10:00-10:45 AM

Group-Leveraging Audience Data to Drive Engagement & Monetization - Kerry Turner, Director of Audience Development, Hearst Connecticut Media

10:45-12:00 PM

Thank You to Our Valued Business Partners & Sponsors

Vendor Introductions & Presentations- Winnipesaukee Room
Steve Izzo, NEACE Vice-President, USA Today
Bob DiMatties, NEACE Director, Circulation Director
John Harrison, NEACE Director, Marketing & Sales, Tecnavia

12:00- 1:15 PM

Vendor Appreciation Luncheon- Carriage House

NEACE Promotional Award Presentation - Warren Dews, NEACE Director, VP of Audience Development, Sales & Marketing, Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, MA
Valor Awards- John Brennan, Publisher's Circulation Fulfillment

1:15-2:15 PM

Retail Speak, Base it on Marketing Principles and Industry Insight - Ginny Lyon owner, Source Marketing

2:15-3:15 PM

Circulation Growth and New Revenue Venues - Steve & Christine Learn, owner, Learning More Circulation Idea Service

3:15-3:30 PM

Break-Visit with our Valued Vendors - Christcraft Room

3:30-4:15 PM

Enhancing Performance with Business Intelligence & Technology - Tony Simmons, Director of Distribution Operations & Technology, Gannett Publishing Services

4:15-4:45 PM

NEACE Business Session

Treasurer's Report - Ed Winters, NEACE Treasurer, VP & Assistant Treasurer, Republican-American, CT
NEACE By-Law Vote- Jamie Nee, NEACE Director, Boston Globe

4:45 PM

Adjourn Business Meeting

6:00-7:00 PM

Cocktail Reception- Christcraft Room

7:00 PM until

NEACE Banquet-Business Formal - Winnipesaukee Ballroom

Michael Sheehan, NEACE President, VP of Circulation, Lowell Sun Group
Recognition of our Vendors that sponsored events
Scholarship Awards
Sponsorship Drawing
Great Barrington Newsboy Statue Presentation - Gary Leveille, Archivist for the Great Barrington Historical Society and Principal of Berkshire Creative Communications
Passing of the Presidential Gavel - Michael Sheehan, NEACE President, VP of Circulation, Lowell Sun Group
Featured Entertainment Bob Marley- (Sponsored by Tecnavia, Turn Key Solutions, PDI Plastic's, TeleReach)
After Glow- Hosted by Michael Sheehan, NEACE President, VP of Circulation, Lowell Sun Group

Tuesday, May 23, 2017- NEACE Business Program (meetings are business casual dress)

8:00-9:00 AM

 

Continental Breakfast- Lobby outside of Carriage House

8:00-10:00 AM

Conference Registration- Christcraft Room
Ed Winters, NEACE Treasurer, VP & Asst. Treasurer-Republican-American, CT
David Sangiorgio, NEACE Secretary, Publisher-The Concord Monitor, NH

8:30-9:00 AM

Book Signing: "The Mystery and History of the Great Barrington Newsboy Statue"- Gary Leveille, Archivist for the Great Barrington Historical Society and Principal of Berkshire Creative Communications

8:45-9:00 AM

Early Bird Drawings- Carriage House
Bob Dimatties, NEACE Director, Circulation Director
Invocation - Warren Dews, NEACE Director, VP of Audience Development, Sales & Marketing, Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, MA
Thank You to our Valued Business Partners & Sponsors- Steve Izzo, NEACE Vice-President, USA Today

9:00-9:45 AM

Multichannel digital marketing for circulation growth - Ernesto Burden, Vice President Digital, NNE Digital

9:45-10:30 AM

New Media '17: Building the Sustainable Business Model - John Murray, Vice President of Audience Development, News Media Alliance

10:30-10:45 AM

Break

10:45-11:45 AM

Stop Being a Boss and Lead - Bill Huffhine, Leader, Coach, Idea Guy, Problem Solver

11:45 AM

Business Program Closing Remarks/adjourn

12:00-1:00 PM

Board of Directors Post-Conference Meeting- Outside Winnipesaukee Room

$50 OFF Conference Registration!

NEW MEMBERSHIP REFERRAL PROGRAM

Any active NEACE member who refers a non-member to the NEACE organization that results in a new, paid membership will receive a $50.00 conference registration credit. The credit may be used for either the fall or spring conference and must be used within one year of the new member's paid membership.

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