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Florida Media Conference registration and hotel deadline is June 18

The deadline to register and to reserve your hotel room for the Florida Media Conference is June 18, 2019. After this date a late fee will apply to all registrations. Also, please be aware that the availability of certain events, especially the awards luncheons and Thursday and Friday night banquets, cannot be guaranteed for late or on-site registrations.

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The Vinoy
501 5th Avenue NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Room rate: $185 (no resort fee)
Parking: $10/day self-parking
Additional parking information: For those coming in for a single event (award luncheon or dinner) and not staying at the hotel, parking rates are the same (self-parking – $10; valet – $25). Please make sure to pick up your parking ticket at the conference registration desk to receive the discounted parking rate. If you are staying overnight at the hotel, the parking fee ($10 self-parking and $25 for valet) will be automatically charged to your bill.
Reservation Deadline: June 18, 2019
Reservations: Click here to make your reservations online or call 1-800-721-7033 (mention you are with the Florida Media Conference to receive the conference rate).

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Program Highlights

  • Telling “The Story” and Digital Design
    Dr. Mario R. Garcia, CEO/Founder, Garcia Media
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  • Hurricane Michael Coverage and Survival
    Mike Cazalas, Panama City News Herald; Jason Blakeney, Northwest Florida Daily News
  • Rethinking the Value Proposition of the Digital Edition
    Five considerations for your brand’s digital content strategy – brand experience, tech credibility, sponsorship monetization, reconsidering the paywall, and first-party data gathering.
    Paul DeHart, CEO, BlueToad
  • The Revenue and Content Connection
    How advertising & content teams work together creating better content for readers and more revenue for media
    Bruce Faulmann, Tampa Bay Times; Will Barker, USA Today Network and others. Moderated by Dean Ridings, Intersect Media Solutions
  • The Best of the Best
    What do the GREAT community newspaper reps around the world do to succeed?
    Peter Lamb, CEO, Lamb Consulting
  • FPA, FSNE, FNAME, and FMA Award Banquets
  • And much more!

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