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2018 APA SuperConvention

 Export to Your Calendar 6/27/2018 to 6/30/2018
When: June 27-30
Where: Inn of the Ozarks Best Western
Eureka Springs, Arkansas 
United States
Contact: Terri Cobb
501.374.1500


Online registration is available until: 6/22/2018
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The Arkansas Press Association 2018 SuperConvention is set for June 27- 30 at the Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs.Online registration is now open. 

 

To reserve a hotel room at the Inn of the Ozarks call 479-253-9768. Ask for the APA Convention rate of $109. Deadline for hotel room reservations is June 15th. 

 

 

Convention Schedule:

 

Wednesday, June 27

Noon                    APA Golf Tournament at Holiday Island Country Club   

7:00 p.m.             Poolside Luau, Inn of the Ozarks pool, Food, Drinks & a Baggo Tournament

                                 Sponsored by GateHouse Media

 

 

Thursday, June 28 

8:00 a.m.             Registration Opens  

8:30 a.m.             APA/APS Board of Directors Meeting 

Noon                    Opening Round Table Luncheon

                                    Sponsored by WEHCO Media, Inc.

1:30 p.m.             Session: Update on Newspaper Tariff, Presented by Paul Boyle, News Media Alliance

                                    Sponsored by Rust Communications

3:00 p.m.             Session Ideas:Gaining Digital Subscribers, Presented by Barry Arthur, 

                              Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Little Rock

                                    Sponsored by WEHCO Media, Inc.

3:00 p.m.             ANF Silent Auction Opens   

7:00 p.m.             Evening Event: The Great Passion Play (dinner and play)  

 

Friday, June 29                                                                                     

7:30 a.m.             Registration Opens

8:00 a.m.             Past President’s Breakfast (Invitation only)                             

8:30 a.m.             Breakfast, Trade Show Opens & ANF Silent Auction Continues                         

8:30 a.m.             Kids Press Camp (ends at 4:00pm)    

                                    Sponsored by Arkansas Children's

9:00 a.m.             Session: Adobe Workflow by Lisa Griffin

                                    Sponsored by Arkansas Business Publishing Group

Noon                    Lunch – Gubernatorial Candidate Debate  

                                    Sponsored by Arkansas Farm Bureau & the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas

                              President’s Gavel Passing & ANF Golf Awards

2:30 p.m.             Session: Newspaper Legal Issues, Presented by Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull Law Firm

4:00 p.m.             Session: News & Fake News, Presented by Rex Nelson, Senior Editor, 

                              Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Little Rock

                                    Sponsored by WEHCO Media, Inc.

5:00 p.m.             Trade Show Closes

6:00 p.m.             Honoree’s Reception

                                    Sponsored by Entergy

                              Trade Show Door Prizes Announced & Silent Auction Concludes

7:00 p.m.             APA Honor’s Banquet, Golden 50, Distinguished Service, Journalism Educator, Freedom of Information

                              & Headliner of the Year Awards

                                    Sponsored by BRANSON

9:00 p.m.             Afterhours Hospitality

                                    Sponsored by BRANSON


Saturday, June 30                                    

8:00 a.m.             Registration Opens                                                                              

8:30 a.m.             Breakfast & APA Member Business Meeting                                               

9:00 a.m.             Session: FOI Workshop, Presented by Brenda Blagg, Freelance Writer/Syndicated Columnist

                                    Sponsored by The Arkansas Attorney General's Office

10:30 a.m.           Panel Discussion: FOI Q&A

                                    Sponsored by The Arkansas Attorney General's Office

Noon                    APA Better Newspaper Editorial Awards Lunch & Presentation                              

 

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