News Media Alliance leadership frequently participates in well-respected and widely attended industry and key vertical conferences. Upcoming events featuring our executives are listed below.

No Labels Foundation New Center Ideas Summit

September 17, 2017, New York, NY

News Media Alliance President & CEO David Chavern will participate in a panel on technology.

Advertising Week New York 2017

September 27, 2017, 9:30 am, NASDAQ MarketSite, 4 Times Square, 2nd Floor, New York City

News Media Alliance President & CEO David Chavern will moderate a panel of news media executives on September 27 at 9:30 am:

Session Title: Tried, Trusted and True:  Premium publishers deliver the right audiences to your brands.

Description: While business models have changed, the audience for high-quality journalism is bigger than ever.

David and the panel will share tips and strategies for:

  • Navigating the world of proliferating platforms & technologies
  • Focusing on targeting vs. brand advertising
  • Evaluating content proximity and risks of being “content neutral”
  • Utilizing news properties as brand safe environments that attract public interest

Lisa Ryan Howard, SVP of advertising, New York Times
Erin Waters, President, Real Clear Media Group.

Click here to register.

Past Events

MediaPost's Publishing Insider Summit

June 4-7, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Florida

MediaPost’s Publishing Insider Summit—an exclusive 3.5-day deep dive into all things publishing, with a focus on revenue growth and monetizing quality. The 2017 summer Summit features industry thought leaders, including News Media Alliance’s VP of Innovation, Michael MaLoon, as well as top publishers such as Smithsonian, Bonnier, Bauer Xcel Media, Meredith, Nylon, TEN, AccuWeather, Trusted Media Brands and many more.

Visit the Publishing Insider Summit website for more information and to register. Use discount code NMA17P for a special discount for NMA members: http://bit.ly/2q8kOYq

Digital Publishing Innovation Summit

December 5-6, 2016 in San Francisco, CA

How can you expand your audience and advertising revenue further? Better understand how to create new revenue streams, improve content ROI and overcome ad-blockers with actionable insight from the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit.

Learn from and connect with attendees from companies that include: GoogleRedditPearsonBloombergNews CorporationNBC UniversalThe Wall Street JournalNational GeographicUSA Today & many more.

In addition, News Media Alliance’s VP of Innovation Michael MaLoon has been confirmed as a speaker.

*Alliance members can save $200 off two day passes with the code NMA200.

Pennsylvania News Media Association 92nd Annual Convention

November 2-4, Omni Bedford Springs Resort, Bedford, PA

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from industry leaders on new revenue streams, circulation revenue, print revenue, data, readership and advertising strengths, new wage and hour rules, and much more.

News Media Alliance president & CEO David Chavern will speak at the convention on Friday morning, Nov. 4, on news media innovation and trends.

Visit the PNA website for more information and to register.

Ohio Newspaper Association 2016 Circulation Conference

October 2-3, 2016 in Lewis Center, OH

This year’s Ohio Newspaper Association Circulation Conference theme is “Make it Happen. Make it Matter.” Guest speakers include News Media Alliance president & CEO, David Chavern; Gannett Director of Distribution Services Group, Lori Cutler; Honolulu Star Advertiser Vice President of Circulation, Aaron Kotarek; BH Media Group Vice President, Audience Growth and Distribution, Gayle Pryor; and more. In addition, the annual Carrier of the Year Awards and Banquet will take place Sunday evening. Read more

Digital Publishing Innovation Summit

July 13 & 14, 2016 in New York, NY

David Chavern, President & CEO of News Media Alliance, will be featured as a panelist at the summit in July discussing social publishing.


The Digital Publishing Innovation Summit is one of the largest gatherings of business executives leading digital publishing initiatives. With the rise of mobile, customers today are consuming more and more content online, which has created both challenges and opportunities for publishers today. The summit will focus on capitalizing on new revenue streams, ensuring audience retention, leveraging mobile and social media as a key part of content strategy.