2019 Spring Conference Agenda

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N.E.A.C.E. 102nd Annual Sales Conference
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Brewster, MA

"Figuring Out the Next Steps"



NEACE Business Program
Saturday, May 18, 2019
NOON – 4:00 PM    
Board of Directors Pre-Conference Meeting – Mansion - Captain Lawrence/Hull
Sunday, May 19, 2019
4:00 – 5:45 PM
Vendor Set-Up – Bay Pines Pavilion
Greg Lewis, NEACE Director, Sales Manager, The Hartford Courant
John Harrison, NEACE Director, Marketing and Sales- Tecnavia
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Conference Registration – Linx Pavilion
Ed Winters, NEACE Treasurer, VP & Asst Treasurer-Republican-American, CT
John Brennan, NEACE Secretary
5:30 – 8:30 PM
Past Presidents’ Reception – Linx Pavilion 
Host – Steve Izzo, NEACE President,
Everybody is invited to mix, mingle, and pay tribute to our Past Presidents!
5:30 – 6:30 PM
Cocktail Hour – Linx Pavilion
6:30 – 8:30 PM
Dinner and Program – Linx Pavilion  
Business Casual Dress                       
Introduction of NEACE Past Presidents
Kevin LaMagdelaine, Chairman of the Board and Nominating Committee Chairperson presents 2019 -2020 slate of candidates for officers and directors,
Jim Falzone – NEACE Director – presents NEACE By-Laws Change
Steve Izzo, NEACE President, drawing for the 17th annual William Hoar Excellence Award and closing remarks
8:30 – 10:00 PM
Beach Bon Fire – Gather at the beach for a bon fire and smores!!
NEACE Business Program (Meetings are business casual dress)
Monday, May 20, 2019
7:00 - 9:00 AM
Full Buffet Breakfast – Carriage House in the Addie Nickerson room
8:00 – 10:00 AM
Conference Registration – Bay Pines Pavilion
Ed Winters, NEACE Treasurer, VP & Asst Treasurer-Republican-American, CT
John Brennan, NEACE Secretary
8:30 – 8:45 AM
Conference Kick-off – Bay Pines Pavilion
Invocation – Warren Dews, NEACE Executive VP, Chief Operating Officer, National Press Institute for Audience Growth
Introduction of NEACE Board Members
Steve Izzo, NEACE President
Conference Outline
Warren Dews Jr., NEACE Executive VP and Program Chairperson, Chief Operating Officer, National Press Institute for Audience Growth.
8:45 – 9:00  AM
Welcome to Cape Cod – Patti Lloyd - Vice President of Sales at Cape Cod Chamber
“Talent Management” The Importance of Managing your Talent & Hiring the   Right People for the Future
Virgil Smith, Principal, Smith Edwards Group
9:30 – 10:30AM
Thank-You to Our Valued Business Partners & Sponsors
Vendor Introductions & Presentations
Greg Lewis, NEACE Director, Circulation Sales Manager – Hartford Courant
John Harrison, NEACE Director, Marketing & Sales – Tecnavia
Break – Visit with our valued business partners and sponsors & network with other NEACE Colleagues - Meet someone new.
10:30 -11:15 AM   
It’s All About Audience: You’ll Need a Third Audience AND Revenue Leg to Survive
Aaron J. Kotarek, Senior Vice President, Audience & Operations Honolulu Star-Advertiser   
11:15 -12 PM
Data!! Data!! Data!! How Data can = Revenue
Wendy Reeves, Director of Customer Success, LEAP 
12:00 – 1:15 PM          
Vendor Appreciation Luncheon – Carriage House in the Addie Nickerson room
Valor Award Presentations – John Brennan, NEACE Secretary
Golf Tournament Awards – Gary Reach, TeleReach Inc.
1:15– 2:00 PM
Building Loyalty TogetherJohn Newby, Founder - 360 Media Alliance
Monday, May 20, 2019 (continued)
2:00 – 2:15 PM
Break – Network with our NEACE Colleagues – Meet someone new                                         
2:15 – 3:00 PM            
Acquisition, Activation, Subscription Optimizing the customer journey, not a funnel,
Chris Hendricks: Managing Partner Extol Digital
3:00 – 3:45 PM            
Repositioning the Last Mile Strategy,
Tony Simmons, Director of Ops and Technology
3:45 - 4:30 PM
Listener - “Reader revenue: where is the industry heading”.
Arvid Tchivzhel, Senior Director, Product Development 
Mather’s EconomicsLLC          
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 Steve Izzo, NEACE President.
Election of NEACE Officers
President’s Closing Comments
4:45 PM
Adjourn Business Meeting
6:00 – 7:00 PM
Cocktail Reception – Carriage House in the Addie Nickerson room & terrace
7:00 PM until…
NEACE Banquet – Business Formal Attire – Addie Nickerson room & terrace
Steve Izzo, NEACE President.
Scholarship Awards – Ed Gaiser, Springfield Republican, MA, presented by Carol Dubuque 
Sponsorship Drawing
Comedian - Jimmy Dunn
Presidents Farewell Reception – NEACE Hospitality Suite
Hosted by Steve Izzo Mix, mingle and play Left-Right-Center with our NEACE family
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
7:00 – 9:30 AM
Continental Breakfast – Addie Nickerson room
Grab some breakfast before heading home
9:00 – 10:00 AM          
Board of Directors Post Conference MeetingMansion -Captain Bowen room


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