October 17-19 - Colorado Springs

If you have not reserved your hotel room yet, that needs to be a priority.  Rooms at The Broadmoor are almost sold out.

View list of attendees registered as of today.

What you need to know about your trip to Colorado Springs

Thank you to our October conference sponsors!

Our Conference Sponsors are integral players in the future of the newspaper industry.  We encourage you to talk with them during the Senior Leadership Conference and learn about the many ways they can help you increase your audience reach and improve your bottom line.

Safety protocols announced for the America's Newspapers Conference

Your safety is our top priority.  We want our attendees to enjoy time engaging with other attendees in a safe environment and are carefully monitoring the developments regarding COVID-19 and following CDC and local guidelines.  Read about the safety protocols set in place for the Senior Leadership Conference and Family Owners Conference.

Senior Leadership Conference to address challenges newspaper industry continues to face

We are developing a great program for the America’s Newspapers Senior Leadership Conference, set for October 17-19 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.  You'll find this conference to be engaging and productive.  We'll be focused on the critical issues you've identified as a priority and hear from some of the leaders in the industry, including:

  • Frank Blethen, publisher of The Seattle Times, on the importance of protecting local journalism.
  • Gordon Borrell, CEO of Borrell Associates, on the latest trends in local advertising.
  • David Chavern, CEO of the News Media Alliance, and Dean Ridings, CEO of America's Newspapers, on the latest advocacy efforts in Washington and how they impact newspapers.

Plus sessions on building new revenue strategies, growing audience and audience-driven revenue, and developing a stronger culture for the post-COVID workforce.

Newspaper executives and journalism educators: register here.  View conference registration fees, including discounts: here.

Solutions Partners and supplier companies: register here.

We will refund 100% of your registration fee if cancellation is received by Friday, Sept. 3. No refunds are possible for cancellations after Sept. 3, but substitute registrations will be accepted.

Conference Agenda

In planning your travel, here's a broad outline of conference plans:

The Family Owners & Next Generation Leadership Conference also will be held at The Broadmoor, with a dinner Friday evening, Oct. 15, and conference sessions on Saturday, Oct. 16.

Sunday, October 17

3-5 p.m. Meeting of the America's Newspapers Board of Directors
5:30-7 p.m. Opening reception, followed by dinner on your own

Monday, October 18

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sessions, solutions, networking and roundtables
5:30-7 p.m. Reception, followed by dinner on your own

Tuesday, October 19

8 a.m. - Noon Sessions, solutions and networking (conference adjourns at Noon)
1:30-3 p.m. Bonus session


Reserve your hotel room

Accommodations at The Broadmoor are nearly sold out. The hotel will honor our extended rate of $262, plus daily resort charge of $32, plus applicable taxes, until rooms sell out. A link to reserve your room will be sent to you in an confirmation email after your conference registration has been received.

If you do not receive the confirmation within a few minutes, please check your spam folder, as some company firewalls may block the confirmation email.  If it still has not been received, please reach out to pslusher@newspapers.org.

If you need to cancel your plans: In order to prevent a cancellation or change fee of two night’s room rate, cancellation or reduction in arrival and/or departure dates must be confirmed with The Broadmoor no later than seven days prior to your arrival date.

Any questions about this conference should be addressed to Patty Slusher, director of programming, at pslusher@newspapers.org.