Check out what’s in store for ASBPE’s 2020 National Conference.
Don’t miss B2B: The Path to Relevance and Revenue, ASBPE’s 2020 National Conference May 7-8 at Pinstripes Chicago. The conference will offer innovative sessions, networking and camaraderie, and, of course, the annual Azbee Awards of Excellence Banquet. The event will give attendees practical, actionable ideas for improving your publication. Click here for details on the venue along with hotel and parking information.
Non-member registration costs $625.00 per person, and member registration costs $525.00 per person. Save an additional $100 by registering before the early bird deadline on March 23. Also, register as a group and save another $50 per additional registrant before the early bird deadline (the first ticket must be full price for this discount).
Check out the full conference schedule and details below.
Full Conference Schedule
(Lineup subject to change)
THURSDAY, MAY 7
8:30 a.m. – Registration opens
9 a.m. – Welcome and opening remarks
Teresa Anderson, ASBPE president and vice president of editorial services at ASIS International
9:15 a.m. – Keynote Address: Reimagining B2B
Sean Griffey, co-founder and CEO of Industry Dive
Sean and his colleagues are redefining the world of B2B media with a company that publishes news and analysis for more than 8 million business executives across 19 different verticals. What can you learn from their success?
10:15 a.m. – Not Just for Print: Digital-First and Editors’ Changing Roles
Kevin Davis, managing editor at ABA Journal
11 a.m. – Networking break
11:15 a.m. – Feeding the Digital-First Content Monster
JD Solomon, owner of JDS Strategic Communications and former editorial director of University Business and District Administration magazines
Noon – Lunch Break
1 p.m. – Creating, and Living by, a Publication Ethics Policy
Molly McDonough, owner of McDonough Media and former editor and publisher of ABA Journal
1:50 p.m. – How to Get Started with Video Storytelling
Kelly Limpert, senior content marketing specialist at North Coast Media
2:40 p.m. – How to Add Podcasts to Your Editorial Mix
Jim Montague, executive editor of Control
3:25 p.m. – Networking break
3:40 p.m. – AB5 and Beyond: Threats to the Independent Writer Business Model
Milt Toby, president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors
4:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion: Recruiting, Onboarding and Training Editors
Moderator: Betsy Edgerton, associate journalism professor at Columbia College
5:15 p.m. – Reception, Bowling
6:15 p.m. – Dinner
7 p.m. – Azbee Awards of Excellence Presentations
FRIDAY, MAY 8
8:30 a.m. – Continental breakfast
8:45 a.m. – Welcome
9 a.m. – Website Metrics: From Mystery to Mastery
Stephen Rynkiewicz, content marketing director for the Purpose Brand agency and former editor at the American Bar Association and Chicago Tribune
9:50 a.m. – Group Workshop: Writing Headlines that Get Clicks
Participants will write headlines for a series of articles, and then there will be a vote on which headlines are best.
10:45 a.m. – Networking break
11 a.m. – Panel Discussion: Freelancing for Online Publications
11:45 a.m. – Closing remarks
For more information on the event, such as hotel information and parking, click here.
For more information about the conference, banquet, registration or ASBPE membership, please contact us.
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