PNA & PNA Foundation Events

Each year, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association and the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation provide conferences throughout the state for the various departments of our member news media 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.

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 28 - February 4, 2017 - Turks & Caicos

Contact Lisa Strohl at lisas@pa-news.org for additional information.

America East

The America East Media Business and Technology Conference is held each spring in Hershey, Pennsylvania. With an anticipated 600+ attendees and close to 100 exhibiting companies, it is the premiere trade show for the news media industry and its suppliers. This three-day show will provide practical, executable insights into vital media topics including, strategic perspectives, revenue diversification, growing audience and technology/operations.

March 12-14, 2018 - Hershey Lodge, Hershey, Pa.

More information about the America East Conference.

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 17, 2018 - Penn National Golf Club, Fayetteville, Pa.

PA Press Conference

This annual two-day conference caters to issues of importance to editors, reporters and broadcasters. The prestigious Keystone Press Awards are joined by the PAPME News Excellence and Newsphoto Contest Awards, PWPA Awards and the SPJ Awards. Whether it's building readership, writing a better story, redesigning pages or managing a newsroom, there is always something for every attendee throughout two days of intense learning sessions.

June 1-2, 2018 – Wyndham Gettysburg, Gettsyburg, 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.

July 10, 2018 - Hershey Country Club, Hershey, 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 11, 2018 - Hershey Country Club, Hershey, Pa.

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 27 - 29, 2017 - Hilton Harrisburg, Harrisburg, Pa.

More information about the PNA Advertising 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 1-3, 2017 - Philadelphia, Pa.

More information about the PNA Annual Convention. 

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 1, 2017 - Philadelphia, Pa.

More information about the PNA Foundation Auction.

 
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