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NNPA 2017 MID-WINTER CONFERENCE

National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA)

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM (EST)

NNPA 2017 MID-WINTER CONFERENCE

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Registration NNPA Member Publisher Price - Ends January 5
Early registration ends on January 5, 6:00pm
181 Tickets Ended $200.00 $10.99
Early Registration/Non-Member Publisher - Ends January 5
Early Bird registration ends on January 5, 6:00pm.
98 Tickets Ended $350.00 $18.45
Early Registration/NNPA Publisher Staff Member 83 Tickets 2d 17h 48m $150.00 $8.49
NNPA Member Publisher - After January 5
After January 5, registration cost increases
194 Tickets Jan 28, 2017 $250.00 $13.49
Non-NNPA Member Publisher After January 5 99 Tickets Jan 28, 2017 $400.00 $19.95
NNPA PARTNER ($250,000 and Over)
Partner receive 4 free registrations
14 Tickets Jan 28, 2017 Free $0.00
NNPA SPONSOR
Sponsors receive 4 free registrations
15 Tickets 2h 48m Free $0.00
NNPA 2017 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS GALA 91 Tickets 2d 17h 48m $45.00 $3.24
NNPA National Office Staff 14 Tickets Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017


7:00am – 5:00pm 
Registration

Crystal   Marble Foyer 
   
7:00am – 11:59pm

Hospitality/Media 
Manatee   Suite

11:30am – 1:00pm
Foundation Board Meeting
Crystal   Ballrooms 1 & 2

1:00pm – 2:00pm
Informal,   Light refreshments Buffet
Crystal   Atrium

2:15pm – 5:00pm
Association Board Meeting
Crystal   Ballrooms 1 & 2

6:30pm – 7:30pm
Opening Cocktail Reception - Music
Hosted by Ford Motor Company
Crystal Foyer

OPENING REMARKS: 
Terry   B. Jones, NNPA Convention Chair,  Publisher Greeting
Dr. Benjamin Chavis, NNPA President and CEO 
Denise Rolark Barnes, NNPA Chair 
Juanita Davis,Public Relations   Director, UniWorld Group on behalf of Ford Motor Company
Mayor John P. Seiler, Ft. Lauderdale


7:30pm – 9:30pm
  
Opening Dinner
Crystal   Ballrooms 3&4

PRAYER:   
Pastor David E. Deal
Pastor, Every Christian’s Church, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

REMARKS
Juanita Davis, Public Relations Director, UniWorld Group on Behalf of Ford Motor Company
   
KEYNOTE ADDRESS - LIVE STREAMED
Reverend Dr. William J. Barber II 

Where   Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?             

    

Thursday, January 26, 2017


7:00am – 5:00pm   
Registration
Crystal Marble Foyer

7:00am – 11:59pm
Hospitality/Media 
Manatee Suite

7:30am – 8:30am
NNPA Buffet Breakfast
Ballroom Foyer

9:00am – 12:15pm
NNPA - Student Education Program and Workshops
Crystal  Ballrooms 1&2

FACILITATORS:   
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, NNPA President and CEO
Bobby Henry, Publisher, Westside Gazette
Big Man   Kelly, Local DJ
Dr. Kitty Oliver, Oral Historian

9:00am – 10:00am
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

PRESENTER - SESSION LIVE-STREAMED:
Dr. Rosalind Osgood, Ft. Lauderdale School Board, District 5
   
10:15am – 11:15am
Voices of History and Contemporary Issues

PANEL: 
Jeffrey L. Boney, Houston Forward Times
Ebony Chapel, Indianapolis Recorder
Arriale Henry, Westside Gazette
Chida Warren Darby, San Diego Voice & Viewpoint
 
11:20am – 12:15pm
Voices of   the 21st Century Communication Technologies
   
PANEL: 
Jesse Cosme, Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward
Jasmen Rogers, Dream Defenders
Asa Shaw, Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward
Ramon Robinson, Managing Director, Strategy and Implementation at   celebSM

12:30pm – 2:00pm
Luncheon Session
Crystal Ballrooms 1&2

REMARKS:
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO
David J. Albritton, Executive Director, Global Product Development Communications, General Motors Company

KEYNOTE - LIVE-STREAMED
Cheryl Grace, Senior Vice President, Strategic Community Alliances and Consumer Engagement, Nielsen Media
Nielsen Study on African American Millennials

2:45pm – 4:30pm
NNPA Publishers Training   Session

Public Policy Presentations: How to Link Public Policy/Advocacy to Potential Revenue
Crystal Ballrooms 1 & 2

REMARKS:
The Honorable Barbara Sharief, Mayor, Broward County
   
PRESENTER:
Dr. John Warren, Publisher, San Diego Voice & Viewpoint
   
6:30pm – 7:00pm  
Board Grand Floridian Yacht
Pier – Panorama Terrace

7:00pm – 10:00pm
Ft. Lauderdale Welcomes NNPA
Grand Floridian Yacht
  
10:00pm – 11:30pm
Dessert, Cordials – Music
Panorama Terrace
  

Friday, January 27, 2017


7:00am – 6:00pm
Registration 
Crystal Marble Foyer

7:00am – 11:59pm
Hospitality/Media 
Manatee Suite

8:00am – 9:30am  
NNPA Buffet Breakfast Session
Crystal Ballrooms 3 & 4

REMARKS:     
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, NNPA President and CEO
Denise Rolark-Barnes, NNPA Board Chair

10:00am – 12:00pm
NNPA Training Session

Black Press Business Strategy: Increasing Revenue Opportunities Via Digital Investment
Crystal Ballrooms 1 & 2

PRESENTER:
Kelly McBride, Vice President of Academics, Poynter Institute

12:15pm – 1:30pm
Lunch Session
Hosted by RAI Services Company
Crystal Ballrooms 3 & 4

1:45pm – 2:30pm 
SPONSOR SESSION
Crystal   Ballrooms 1 & 2

MODERATOR:
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., NNPA President and CEO

PARTNER/SPONSOR PARTICIPANTS:

  • Johnny Smith Jr., Ascension, Senior Director of Public Relations
  • Lisa Brown, Volkswagen, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Yunice Emir, Coca Cola, Public Affairs
  • Corporate Partners

2:45pm – 4:30pm  
NNPA Training
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nhancing Ad Sales,   Sponsorships and Relationships with Corporate America
Crystal Ballrooms 1 & 2

6:00pm – 7:00pm
Lifetime Achievement Award Gala Dinner - Cocktail Reception
Windows on the Green (Hotel Grounds)

7:00pm –   10:00pm - EVENT LIVE-STREAMED
Lifetime Achievement Award Gala Dinner – Black   Tie Optional
Pier Top Restaurant (Hotel Grounds)

Award Recipient: Robert W. Bogle, President and   CEO, Philadelphia Tribune

 

Saturday, January 28, 2017


7:00am – 11:00am
Registration 
Crystal   Marble Foyer
   
8:00am – 9:30am
Buffet Breakfast
Crystal Atrium

10:00am –   12:00pm
Publishers Exchange
Crystal Ballrooms 1 & 2

12:00pm – Conference Adjourns

 

 

 


 

 

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Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six
2301 SE 17th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 2:00 PM (EST)


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Organizer

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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