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Florida Media Conference kicks off in two weeks

We’re just two weeks away from the Florida Media Conference! This year’s conference promises to be one-of-a-kind, joining together the leading media organizations across the state for a single, combined conference. Don’t miss out – join us August 10-11 at The Ritz-Carlton in Naples!

Over 300 people will be at this year’s conference! See who’s coming

Haven’t registered yet? We are still accepting late registrations – register now.


The conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to choose from specialized tracks on revenue-creation, content, and sessions specific to magazines and weekly newspapers, along with combined sessions of interest to the entire industry. View the full conference schedule.

Here are just a few highlights from this year’s conference:


Noon FSNE Journalism Contest awards presentation and luncheon
Keynote lunch speaker – Joanne Lipman, Chief Content Officer, USA TODAY
2:00 pm Destination 2020: How Do We Get There Stronger and Smarter
Ken Doctor, News Analyst and Futurist
6:00 pm Reception and Silent Auction
7:30 pm Dine-around (click here to sign up in advance)


8:00 am Round-table Discussions (Meet with advertisers and speakers for three 20 minute round-table discussions)
Noon FPA Better Weekly Contest awards presentation
Featuring the 2017 Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame ceremony
7:00 pm FNAME Creative Excellence Contest awards banquet
7:00 pm FMA Charlie Awards Gala

View Full Conference Schedule

More Information

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Thanks to our conference sponsors and exhibitors!