Fall is approaching, and as the publishing industry dusts itself off from the summer break and goes back to school, we’re heading into peak industry event season.
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.
DCN Subscription Innovation
19 September 2019
New York, USA
Online digital publisher membership organisation Digital Content Next are holding a special summit looking at innovations in subscription strategies especially for publishers. The event will look at DCN’s research on the subscription economy, what publishers should know about privacy and consumer tracking, and examples of publishers building successful subscription businesses.
Digiday Publishing Summit
23 – 25 September 2019
Industry-leading analyst site Digiday is holding their main Publishing Summit in Florida this year, and it’s sure to have a sterling attendee list of the best and brightest in publishing. This year’s event will focus on balance, from juggling strategies and budgets to keeping employees happy.
Publishing Insider Summit
2 – 5 October 2019
MediaPost’s annual Publishing Insider Summit is titled ‘Winning the engagement economy’ this year, and will explore how media companies are going beyond chasing scale, and instead building engagement. “Quality must trump mere quantity if media expects to build sustainable businesses into the next decades,” they say. We couldn’t agree more.
Digiday Hot Topic: Email for Publishers
7 October 2019
New York, USA
Digiday’s Hot Topic events are a more intimate look at specific challenges and opportunities facing publishers, and this one is no exception. Email has remained a key part of publisher’s strategies, and this deep dive event looks at how to get the most value out of email, from revenue generation, audience development and product building.
Digital Media LATAM
11 – 13 November 2019
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
WAN-IFRA are bringing their Digital Media conference to Brazil for the first time this year for senior news media executives from Latin America and beyond. Expect the program to focus on the major shifts and trends in the news industry, with masterclasses, workshops, networking and more.
FIPP World Media Congress
12 – 14 November 2019
Las Vegas, USA
FIPP’s annual Congress takes place in Las Vegas this year, and is a must-attend for anyone working in magazine media. The agenda covers everything from business transformation to what media can learn from gaming, and has an A-list speaker line-up from publishers around the world.