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Niche Virtual CEO Summit

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Timed perfectly for 2021 strategy and planning! With 18 virtual Boardroom Discussion groups for B2B and Consumer audience niche media companies, this is the perfect deep dive format to assess your tactics, adjust strategies, and find growth solutions.

Limited to 60 Niche Owners and CEOs! This is your best opportunity for strategies to recover 2020 revenue and grow in 2021.

  • Market-specific facilitated discussion groups for best connections, idea sharing, and brainstorming
  • Dedicated revenue topics focused on niche media challenges
  • Fresh strategy presentations from successful media leaders and publishers!

Held online with easy-to-use technology to maximize your time and let you focus on the discussions and presentations.

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Schedule

· Expo
Sponsor Expo
Sponsors will be available on Mon., Oct. 5th before programming begins and throughout the conference days. Reach out if you'd like to learn more from them!
· Stage
Throw Out The Rule Book: Brand Launch (or Revamp) Without Limits! -- Sponsored by Omeda
Break out of the same old business model! Jeff Joseph explains how Luckbox started without the usual advertiser lock in, and grew audience and revenue fast!
Jeff Joseph
· Sessions
Consumer: Virtual Events / Future
Consumer audience event strategies and how virtual tech can enhance live events in the future.
Gretchen Cook
· Sessions
Media: Going Digital First
Best tactics and strategies for a digital first mindset for your business, even if you have a successful stable of print products.
Nick Giallourakis
· Sessions
B2B: Audience Revenue
B2B audience specific marketing and conversion ideas from our expert and your peers!
Rob Ristagno
· Sessions
CEO Stuff: Running Your Business
Talk to other CEOs for advice on HR, taxes, insurance, facilities and other "unfun" CEO stuff.
Christine Shaw
· Sessions
Media: M&A Preparing
The prep you need to get top dollar for your business + details to assess a potential buy. Join Part 2 this afternoon too!
John McGovern
· Stage
Million Dollar Ideas
Get revenue & media strategy ideas from your peers! This fun and fast-paced CEO Summit session helps you make new connections and find your next big idea!
Ryan Dohrn - RyanDohrn.com
· Sessions
B2B: Virtual Events / Future
B2B audience event strategies and how virtual tech can enhance live events in the future.
John Mackenzie
· Sessions
Media: M&A Doing
Ensure a smooth media sale or buying transaction -- dealing with employees, nitty gritty details, and your own (sometimes surprising) emotions.
John McGovern
· Sessions
Media: Creating Culture
Discuss how other CEOs are setting culture that drives teamwork, productivity, diversity and inclusion -- with revenue results to back it up.
Don Harkey
· Sessions
Media: Going Digital First
Best tactics and strategies for a digital first mindset for your business, even if you have a successful stable of print products.
Rob Ristagno
· Sessions
Consumer: Audience Revenue
Consumer audience specific marketing and conversion ideas from our expert and your peers!
Melissa Chowning
· Networking
Networking Extravaganza
Keep the ideas flowing and make new introductions to new contacts for your CEO network during our 1-1 Networking Extravaganza..
· Stage
Editor & Publisher's Resurrection: Ideas You Can Use Too! -- Sponsored by Omeda
Who says a legacy print brand can't make it? Mike Blinder shares how he revamped Editor & Publisher -- you can use his ideas to revamp your legacy brands too!
Mike Blinder
· Sessions
B2B: Ad Revenue Ideas for 2021
Serious B2B ad revenue ideas ahead! Kick off with a success case to get ideas flowing, then share sales tips and questions with other CEOs selling like a boss!
John Bennett
· Sessions
Consumer: Ad Revenue Ideas for 2021
Serious Consumer media revenue ideas ahead! We'll focus on a hot revenue driver, promotions, then jump into other ways you can use make money now and next year!
Liz Huff
· Sessions
Media: Creating Culture
Day 2 of "culture talk" for ideas on building a culture that drives revenue and focuses your team on success, not drama.
Don Harkey
· Sessions
CEO Stuff: Running Your Business
Talk to other CEOs for advice on HR, taxes, insurance, facilities and other "unfun" CEO stuff.
Matt Coen
· Stage
Million Dollar Ideas
Day 2 of awesome peer ideas that drove revenue, cut costs, or grew business -- and you can use them too!
Ryan Dohrn - RyanDohrn.com
· Sessions
Sales Team & Staffing: Room 1
Big topic alert! Talk sales team staffing, motivation, compensation + other issues like remote staff, social media, editors and more.
Ryan Dohrn - RyanDohrn.com
· Sessions
Sales Team & Staffing: Room 2
Big topic alert! Talk sales team staffing, motivation, compensation + other issues like remote staff, social media, editors and more.
John Mackenzie
· Sessions
Sales Team & Staffing: Room 3
Big topic alert! Talk sales team staffing, motivation, compensation + other issues like remote staff, social media, editors and more.
Rory Gillis

Speakers

John Mackenzie
John Mackenzie

Vice President of Sales | Key Media

Christine Shaw
Christine Shaw

CEO | Investment News

Rory Gillis
Rory Gillis

COO | Shannon Media

John Bennett
John Bennett

Director, Digital Media | Lessiter Media

Matt Coen
Matt Coen

Co-Founder & CEO | Second Street

John McGovern
John McGovern

CEO | Grimes, McGovern & Associates

Jeff Joseph
Jeff Joseph

Editorial Director + Publisher | Luckbox Magazine

Gretchen Cook
Gretchen Cook

Publisher | Parents & Kids Media

Nick Giallourakis
Nick Giallourakis

Founder & President | Gilly Media

Melissa Chowning
Melissa Chowning

CEO | Twenty-First Digital

Rob Ristagno
Rob Ristagno

Founder & CEO | Sterling Woods Group

Mike Blinder
Mike Blinder

Publisher | Editor & Publisher Magazine

Don Harkey
Don Harkey

CEO | People Centric Consulting Group

Ryan Dohrn - RyanDohrn.com
Ryan Dohrn - RyanDohrn.com

Founder & President | Brain Swell Media

Liz Huff
Liz Huff

Director of Affiliate Success | Second Street

Tickets

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Niche Media

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Omeda

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