adXchange 2018

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  • 11.08.2017


February  28-March 2, 2018

Embassy Hilton Suites- San Diego Bay Downtown

601 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101

The second installment of adXchange will be immediately following Alliance co-sponsored Mega-Conference in San Diego.  Mega Conference will be held Feb 26-28, in San Diego.

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.

Please Note: Due to high demand, hotel rooms at the Embassy Hilton Suites have sold out. Please see below for a list of nearby hotels.



– 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


The following companies will be attending adXchange in San Diego, with more to come:

  • Apex
  • Bon-Ton
  • Centro Agency
  • Food Lion
  • Harbor Freight
  • Macy’s
  • News America Marketing
  • Newspaper Affiliate
  • Novus
  • NSA
  • Nucleus
  • Rateseeker
  • Save A Lot
  • Southeastern Grocers
  • Total Wines and More
  • ULTA Beauty
  • Valassis
  • Zenith Media



(Subject to change)

  • Wednesday, February 28 – Registration – 3:00-6:00 p.m. – Hotel lobby
  • Thursday, March 1 – 8:00-8:30 a.m. – Breakfast and Presentation followed by 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Advertising meetings
  • Friday,  March 2 – 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. – Advertising meetings

Conference ends on at 1:00 p.m. on Friday.



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



For questions/advertiser registrations/sponsorships concerning 2018 adXchange, please contact Gay Mac Leod or call 917-207-4970. For attendee registration assistance please contact or 1-844-656-4622.





Please Note: Due to high demand, hotel rooms at the Embassy Hilton Suites have sold out. Please see below for a list of nearby hotels.

Below is a list of nearby hotels. Please note: We do not have any pre-negotiated hotel room rate with these hotels.


Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel
1 Market Pl.
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 232-1234


Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 564-3333


Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
401 K Street
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 231-4040


Hotel Indigo San Diego-Gaslamp Quarter
509 Ninth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
619) 727-4000


San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter
660 K Street
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 696-0234


Omni San Diego Hotel
675 L Street
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 231-6664


The Westin San Diego
400 W Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 239-4500


SpringHill Suites by Marriott San Diego Downtown/Bayfront
900 Bayfront Ct
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 831-0224


The Westgate Hotel
1055 2nd Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 238-1818


Andaz San Diego by Hyatt
600 F Street
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 849-1234




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