PNA Events

Each year, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association provides conferences throughout the state for the various departments of our member newspaper companies. These conferences and events allow our members to gather for one to three days to expand their revenue-generating opportunities, management skills and industry knowledge through educational sessions, outstanding speakers and facilitators, networking and social events.

America East

The America East Media Business and Technology Conference is held each spring in Hershey, Pennsylvania. With an anticipated 600+ attendees and 85 exhibitors, it will be the largest newspaper event on the East Coast in 2014. This three-day show will provide practical, executable insights into vital media topics including, strategic perspectives, revenue diversification, growing audience and technology/operations.

March 31 - April 2, 2014 - Hershey Lodge, Hershey, Pa.

More information about the America East Conference

PNA Annual Convention

Publishers, general managers and key staffers attend for two and a half days of educational opportunities, serious discussions and social gatherings. Industry leaders and expert speakers share valuable knowledge on the latest issues affecting revenue, staffing, management, growth and change.

November 4-7, 2014 - Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Coordinators: For more information, contact Kristin Bleiler at or (717) 703-3069.

More information about the PNA Annual Convention.

PNA Advertising Conference

Classified and retail advertising directors, managers and sales reps are encouraged to attend this annual conference. Revenue-generating ideas top the list of valuable topics addressed over two days, as well as managers' roundtables, sales training and multi-media sales opportunities.

September 17-19, 2014 - Lancaster Marriot at Penn Square, Pa.
View a recap of the 2012 PNA Advertising Conference.

PA Press Conference

This conference focuses on issues of importance to editors and reporters. Whether it's staying relevant in a changing media world, building readership, crafting stories, managing multi-media newsrooms, etc., there is something for everyone throughout two days. PSNE and PAPME co-sponsor this conference in conjunction with PAPBA, PWPA and SPJ.

May 29 & 31, 2014 - The Penn Stater, State College, Pa.

PNA Foundation Carrier Golf Outing

The PNA Foundation Carrier Golf Outing is a unique and fun opportunity for you to help benefit the annual Newspaper Carrier of the Year contest. Each year, the proceeds from this golf outing help support the contest, the awards luncheon and a special activity for winners in conjunction with the awards luncheon.

May 8, 2014 - Penn National Golf Course, Fayetteville, Pa.

PNA Winter Management Seminar

Each winter a group of publishers, general managers and owners gather in a tropical location to address their most pressing industry issues. Ideas are generated and solutions are found through facilitated sessions and activities.

January 25 - February 1, 2014 - The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort

PNA Foundation Auction

The PNA Foundation Auction is held in conjunction with the annual publishers' convention, the Auction raises funds to assist the Foundation with its many services. Members bid on donated items during a fun and festive evening.

November 5, 2014 - Pittsburgh, Pa.

PNA Foundation Golf Outing

Each summer members tee off in Hershey to raise money for the PNA Foundation and its resources and training at the annual PNA Foundation Golf Outing.

July 16, 2014 - Hershey Country Club, Hershey, Pa.

Media Lawyers Conference

Each year, attorneys representing media companies gather to discuss the latest issues and cases involving media law, defamation, privacy, open records and the like. Continuing legal education credits are awarded in conjunction with the PA Bar Institute.

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