adXchange 2018 – Chicago

adXchange 2018 – Chicago


September 17-19, 2018

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

511 N Columbus Dr., Chicago, IL 60611

Our fall 2018 adXchange will be held in Chicago on September 17-19. The advertiser community is vitally important to the growth and success of the news industry and our goal is to strengthen relationships with advertising executives and continue to provide opportunities for members to have one-on-one meetings with advertisers and agencies.


You must register to attend. New this year, Alliance members will receive complimentary registration.
If you are not an Alliance member, but still represent a news media organization, you may attend the event/set up meetings for a fee of $300 per attendee.

REGISTER HERE  (login required – please contact to have your login information sent to you.)

To book a room with our block at the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile, click here. 
Please note our event is not at the Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown on N. State St.


  • Monday, Sep. 17th
    • Registration in hotel lobby: 3 – 6pm
  • Tuesday, Sep. 18th
    • Speaker breakfast (attendance requested): 8 – 8:45am. Speaker: Rebecca Frank, News Media Alliance. Topic: “The Power of the News Reader”
    • Advertising meetings: 9am – 5pm
  • Wednesday, Sep. 19th
    • Advertising meetings: 9am – 1pm. Conference ends at 1pm


  • BlueSoho Agency
  • Centro Agency
  • ConvergeDirect
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Harbor Freight Tools
  • Mediaspace Solutions
  • News America Marketing
  • Newspaper Affiliate Network
  • Novus Media
  • NSA
  • Planitretail Agency
  • RateSeeker
  • Retail Print Media
  • Valassis


  • Opportunity for advertisers/agencies and newspaper salespeople to set up private meetings to collaborate and discuss upcoming ads and initiatives
  • Increased networking opportunities
  • High-quality programming focused on the specific interests of advertisers and highlighting innovations in our industry

For questions/advertiser registrations/sponsorships concerning adXchange, please contact Rachel Fox. For attendee registration assistance please contact or 1-844-656-4622.

Members of the News Media Alliance staff have contributed to this post.


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