NFL Hall of Fame CEO will keynote next month's #NewsMedia Business Summit

'America East' is now the #NewsMedia Business Summit, Oct. 12-14 in Harrisburg, PA

Jim Porter, CEO of the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame

Jim Porter, President & CEO of the Pro Football Hall of Fame” will "kick off" next month's #NewsMedia Business Summit with a motivation talk on navigating change, transformation, and above all maintaining perseverance in today’s business climate. Just like every business, the Pro Football Hall of Fame had to quickly adjust, change, transform and persevere when COVID struck. Be in the audience as Jim discusses how to conquer the hurdles that stand in tour way and wind up winning even when the odds are against you. Jim is also offering a free pass to the Hall of Fame for every Summit attendee.

Other planned programming includes: 

  • Having Success with Email Newsletters, with the Boston Globe’s, “Rhode Map, RI’s” LaDonna LaGuerre and Dan McGowan.

  • Fair Compensation from “Big Tech" with the latest updates on the JCPA and the antitrust lawsuits now filed against Facebook/ Meta & Google with Danielle Coffey, EVP, General Counsel for the News/ Media Alliance, Jennifer Bertetto, CEO at Trib Total Media and Lee Wolverton, VP News & Executive Editor – HD Media

  • A look at Emerging New Revenue Verticals, with Guy Tasaka, Managing Director, of the Local Media Association Technology Resource Center

  • An in-depth look at Local Advertiser Sentiment, presented by Corey Elliott of Borrell Associates.

  • The Pros and Cons of Diminishing Print Frequency, will be debated by Bill Ostendorf of Creative Circle Media and Al Getler of Coda Ventures

  • A deep dive into “Boosting Your Brand’s Value to Reconnect with the Coming Generation” from Richard E. Brown, a News Media Alliance Rising Star recipient, former head of digital subscriber churn for Gannett | USA TODAY NETWORK and now the senior director of retention for The Daily Beast

Plus, lots more!

John Newby of 360 Media Alliance

John Newby of 360 Media Alliance states, "Our mission has always been to provide a quality event at a reasonable price. This event is no different as they have secured accommodation at the downtown Harrisburg Sheraton for only $129 per night. Couple that with a $299 registration fee, and you have a truly great buy.”

“The underlying theme of the event is transformation and building a better tomorrow amidst disruption and economic uncertainty,” said John Newby, founder of the 360 Media Alliance. "We intend to provide a well-rounded program that helps every attendee leave better prepared for change, more knowledgeable of what to expect when transforming and a much stronger asset to their company during these challenging times.

“These two days will make you money, I guarantee it!” stated Mike Blinder, publisher of E&P Magazine. “We are laser-focused on packing this event with cutting-edge content devoted to building audience & revenue!"

Brad Simpson, president of the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association

"PNA had a long and proud history with our America East trade show, and we wanted to build upon that history and legacy with the joint collaboration of the #NewsMedia Business Summit,” stated Brad Simpson, president of the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.  “Many of the attendees over the years loved the central location of America East since Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is no more than a six-hour drive from over 1,000 daily and weekly newspapers. Hosting the Summit here locally will allow attendees to benefit from the sessions and networking without the costs and hassles of air travel.”

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