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The best upcoming publishing events in the Americas

With a new year comes a whole raft of industry events designed to help you get the best from your publishing business in 2020.

To help you sort your calendar, we’ve picked out the must-attend publishing events across the USA and Latin America for the next few months, from the mega-conferences to more intimate gatherings.

See our choice of the best publishing events in Europe here and Asia here.

2020 DCN Next: Summit

15 – 17 January 2020
Miami, FL, USA

The DCN Next: Summit is for executives from Digital Content Next’s member companies, with a ‘closed-door setting that guarantees candid, open discussion’. Speakers for 2020 include Buzzfeed’s Jonah Peretti, Vice’s Cory Haik and investigative journalist Carole Cadwalladr.

More information on DCN Next Summit

Predictions 2020 New York

23 January 2020
New York, USA

The Drum’s annual Predictions Breakfast will explore disruptions throughout business, technology and culture. With a focus on the connected world, this event will touch on in-game advertising, cross-media measurement, the future of AI and more.

More information on Predictions 2020 New York

Media Subscriptions Week 3.0

25-28 February 2020
New York, USA

Concerned about subscription fatigue in 2020? This event from the INMA looks at how to develop a growth playbook for media subscriptions, and also has a pre-summit study tour available.

More information on the Media Subscriptions Week 3.0

Publishing Summit

25 – 27 March 2020
Vail, CO, USA

Digiday’s Publishing Summit will focus on how publishers are keeping up with both internal and external pressures to find harmony, from audience models to advertising and subscriptions. They have yet to release an agenda, but there’s usually a mix of keynotes, roundtables and opportunities for deep discussion.

More information on the Publishing Summit

Collaborative Journalism Summit

14 – 15 May 2020
Charlotte, NC, USA

Hosted by the Center for Cooperative Media, this summit features panels, roundtables, networking and socialising about collaborative journalism. An agenda will be released soon.

More information on the Collaborative Journalism Summit

FT Future of News USA

4 June 2020
New York, USA

The FT’s next Future of News event will be in New York, looking at trust, technology and transformation in an age of upheaval. They have yet to release an agenda or speakers, but we were impressed by their Future of News Europe event in Amsterdam late last year.

More information on the FT Future of News USA

Publishing Insider Summit

10 – 13 June 2020
Pinehurst, NC, USA

Mediapost’s Publishing Insider summit is themed ‘Winning the Engagement Economy’ this year. Media companies and industry leaders will be sharing the many ways they are getting beyond chasing scale, and instead building audience engagement.

More information on the Publishing Insider Summit

You’ve just missed:

World Media Congress (FIPP)
Digital Media LATAM (WAN-IFRA)
Email for Publishers (Digiday)
Publishing Insider Summit (MediaPost)
Publishing Summit (Digiday)
DCN Subscription Innovation (DCN)


For a comprehensive calendar of events in publishing, media and advertising, take a look at our events calendar. If your event isn’t there, please submit it to us!

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