Please find the notes from the final “Idea Sharing” session for April 25. During Steve Wagenlander’s keynote presentation, MACMA members identified key issues or challenges. Steve faciliated a discussion to address each challenge, including issues such as:
Please find the notes from this morning’s keynote presentation, “Fellowship, Crowdsourcing and Circulation Basics to Start the MACMA Conference.” Steve covers:
You’ve seen live polling for shows like American Idol and The Voice. Just like those shows, you can share a little bit about who you are, your challenges, your thoughts and get to vote on the direction of our afternoon round table discussions. The results are tabulated in real time and you will see the results of each question instantly.
Laptops, tablets, smart phones, dumb phones, candy bar phones… anyone who can text can contribute to the polls.
Join the poll by texting “MACMACON” to 22333. You are now registered to participate.
Respond to each poll through texting by following the instructions with each poll. Some questions are multiple choice, while others may require you to enter your own answer.
Standard text messaging rates apply, so it may be free to you, or up to $.20 per message on some carriers if you do not have a text messaging plan.
Hello MACMA Conference goers!
Be sure to buy your tickets for 50-50 Drawing during the Conference. See Carole Foster to purchase your tickets throughout event. Winner will be announced at the end of the conference on Tuesday.
We are looking forward to meeting you at MACMACon16 from April 24-26 in Greenville, NC. Here are few tips to make your conference experience a good one.
Thank you for attending the 97th Annual MACMA Conference. Don’t hesitate to email us if you have any questions.
The MACMA Officers and Directors
With MACMACon16 just three weeks away, we are excited about this year’s event. It will be very informative and enlightening for all of us.
The MACMA board of directors are all huge believers in the future of the industry. The annual MACMA Conference represents our core values and mission. We believe that sharing our knowledge and best practices only makes us more successful.
We have a phenomenal line-up of speakers and facilitators including keynote speaker Steve Wagenlader. Hear from industry leaders and top companies as they share best practices and insights in audience and revenue growth, digital transformation and circulation strategies. We’ve also incorporated a series of breakout sessions focusing on improving sales, engagement, service and distribution. Leave the conference with practical tactics that are ready to implement.
Meet and interact with specialized vendors with products and services ready to help grow your business. Network and build relationships with other newspaper professionals from three states.
The deadline to reserve your hotel at the special MACMA rate of $129 has been extended to Thursday, March 31. Rooms are filling up fast, so we don’t recommend waiting too long or you may get that noisy room right next to the ice machine.
Please don’t wait. Your timely registration helps us plan accordingly. This means making sure the food, seating and facilities are all adequate. It also helps us understand who is coming so we can tailor the Monday workshop series to fit your needs.
Have a Good Friday and holiday weekend. Easter is the time to spread the joy and happiness that Christ has brought about into our lives, to everyone we meet. Wishing you and your loved ones a Meaningful Easter.
We’re looking forward to meeting you at MACMACon16 in April.
The deadline to reserve a MACMA Con16 hotel stay at the Greenville Hilton is Friday, March 31. Use group code MACMA to reserve a room at a rate of $125. While it may be possible to reserve a room after this date, the rate will not be guaranteed. Hotel stays fill up quickly in the Greenville area, so don’t delay.
This year’s conference features many timely and engaging sessions on topics currently affecting the newspaper sales and distribution professionals Read more