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NNPA 2017 Black Press Week

National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA)

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Friday, March 24, 2017 at 2:30 PM (EDT)

NNPA 2017 Black Press Week

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Registration NNPA Member Publisher Price-
Early Registration ends March 13, 2017
Mar 24, 2017 $200.00 $10.99
Early Registration/ Non-Member Publisher Mar 13, 2017 $350.00 $18.45
Early Registration/ NNPA Publisher Staff Member   more info Mar 13, 2017 $150.00 $8.49
NNPA Member Publisher After March 13 Mar 13, 2017 $250.00 $13.49
Non- NNPA Member Publisher After March 13 Mar 13, 2017 $400.00 $19.95
NNPA Partner
$250,000 and over
Mar 25, 2017 Free $0.00
NNPA Sponsor
Sponsorship of Event - $5,000 and above
Mar 25, 2017 Free $0.00
NNPA 2017 Torch Award Gala Mar 13, 2017 $45.00 $3.24

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Event Details

 

PROGRAM   SCHEDULE – DRAFT – 2-4-17

WEDNESDAY
 
MARCH 22, 2017

 

10:00AM   - 11:30AM              

NNPA Foundation Board Meeting - Glover Park Ballroom

12:00PM   - 1:00PM

NNPA Joint Board Luncheon - Georgetown Room 

1:30PM   - 4:00PM

NNPA Association Board Meeting - Glover Park Ballroom

6:15PM

Bus Transportation - Dupont Circle Hotel Front Entrance 

7:00PM   - 9:00PM

Chairman's Welcome Reception - Newseum

9:15PM

Board Bus Transportation to return to Dupont Chircle Hotel

 

 

THURSDAY
 
MARCH 23, 2017

 

7:30AM   - 8:30AM

NNPA Breakfast Bar Dupont
 
 

8:30AM   - 8:45AM

Board Buses to Howard University - Andrew Ranking Chapel

9:30AM   - 10:45AM

 


Gallery of Distinguished Black Publishers 2017 Enshrinement Ceremony
Howard University, Andrew Rankin Chapel


Remarks:  Al McFarlane, NNPA Foundation Chair Denise Rolark-Barnes, NNPA Association Chair NNPA Publishers? [TBD] Family Members/Friends of the Enshrinement Inductee, Lenora ”Doll” Carter, Houston Forward Times Dr. Anthony Wutoh, Howard University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO
 
 


 

10:45AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Procession to Founders Library Ancestor Room to View Previously Enshrined

 

11:15AM   - 11:30AM

Board Buses, Front, Howard University Founders Library, 500 Howard Pl., NW to Rayburn HOB for Congressional Black Caucus Consultations

12:00PM   – 4:00PM

Capital Hill Luncheon and Congressional Consultations

Remarks: NNPA Publisher [TBD]; Denise Rolark Barnes, NNPA Chair Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO

4:15PM - 4:30PM

 

Board Buses back to Dupont Circle Hotel (Both NNPA/NAHP)


6:30PM   - 7:30PM

Torch Awards Cocktail Reception - Foxhall Ballroom

7:30PM   - 9:30PM

Torch Awards Dinner - Dupont Ballroom

Keynote:  Congressman Cedrick Richmond, CBC Chairman
 
Award Presentations: Wade Henderson, President, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Civil Rights Torch Award for Outstanding Leadership
 
Roy Lewis, History Photographer Professional Photography Torch Award for Outstanding Leadership
 
Newsmaker of the Year [ TBD]
 

 

 

FRIDAY
 
MARCH 24, 2017

 

8:00AM   - 10:30AM

Full Breakfast Session Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – Public Education Workshop and Program

Dupont Ballroom

12:30PM   - 2:30PM

Joint Luncheon Session – NNPA/NAHP Dupont Ballroom 
 
Opening Remarks:  Denise Rolark-Barnes, NNPA Chair Martha Montoya, NAHP Chair Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, NNPA President and CEO 
 
Presentation:  Sickle Cell Disease Public Awareness
 
Remarks:  Census and GAO Report  

2:30PM

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, NNPA President and CEO/Martha Montoya, NAHP President and CEO Adjourns Black Press Week/ Legislative Summit 

 


 


 

 

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The Dupont Circle Hotel
1500 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 9:00 AM - Friday, March 24, 2017 at 2:30 PM (EDT)


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National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA)

Since its founding 76 years ago, NNPA has consistently been the voice of the black community and an incubator for news that makes history and impacts our country. As the largest and most influential Black-owned media resource in America, NNPA delivers news, information, and commentary to 20 million people each week.  Americans from all backgrounds seek news from the Black perspective from the 209 NNPA member newspapers around the country. In America, now among the most diverse countries in the world, the Black Press of America is more relevant than ever.

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