Thursday, Nov. 5

2 pm — Welcome and opening remarks

2:10 pm — Session I: “1, 2, 3: Newspaper’s Future Looks Good to Me”

Presented by Peter Wagner, publisher, The N’West Iowa Review. This ninety-minute session, focusing on the three areas above, and with dozens of images – and the opportunity for discussion – shares why and how community newspapers are going to survive and eventually thrive.

3:40 pm — Break. Stretch your legs; check your email.

4:00 pm — Virtual Round Table

Tips on newspaper management, revenue, expense controls, marketing and more

Friday, Nov. 6

9:00 am — Hot Ideas Exchange

Share your best ideas for success on revenue generation, expense controls, promotions, marketing and more. — Moderated by Dennis Dunn, The Anniston (AL) Star.

10:15 am — Session II: “Twenty-Five Big-Dollar, High-Volume Promotions and How to Sell Them”

Presented by Peter Wagner. OK, not all 25 will be big dollar ideas, but they’ll all be fresh, attainable, exciting, worthy of your time and perfect for newspapers searching out new revenue during the current world-wide pandemic. Over 100 images and lots of time for discussion.

Noon — Open Mic and Wrap-up