The Association of Alternative Newsmedia is shifting to a virtual presentation of our traditional annual conference for 2020. Our mission remains the same - to showcase the inspirational, thoughtful, and practical sessions and speakers that help our member papers not only create great journalism today but also to plan for the future.
AANovation 2020 will include three days of top-notch programming in late September 2020 and we’re adding one month of special weekly programming that will kick off in late August 2020. One conference price includes access to all programming PLUS access for all paper staff members. Special member pricing for AANovation 2020 is $299 and includes access for all members of your staff. AANovation 2020 programming is designed to be both inspirational and immediately helpful to your team today!
Our AANovation Weekly Sessions kick off on Wednesday, August 26th, and are hosted every Wednesday and Thursday through September 17th. These AANovation webinars and roundtables will offer the hands-on training and peer-to-peer sharing that is essential to AAN member success. Each session starts at 1p Eastern, and most will run one hour. AANovation Weekly Sessions are included in the AANovation conference fee.
Sessions include: Publisher’s Roundtable, Editor’s Roundtable, The Cover Show, 60 Revenue Ideas in 60 Minutes, 60 Editorial Ideas in 60 Minutes, Sales Trainings, and more!** During this period we'll also host our AAN Annual Awards Ceremony, be sure to save the date for Friday, September 18th for the AAN Awards Happy Hour!
Welcome to our traditional conference programming, but virtual for 2020, at the AANovation Super Summit!
Programming on Wednesday, September 23rd will start at 11a Eastern and run through 6pm Eastern, on Thursday, September 24th from 11a Eastern to 6pm Eastern, and on Friday, September 25th from 11a Eastern to 2:30pm Eastern. All sessions will be recorded, and live Q&A’s will be hosted during sessions.
You can expect sessions that cover the immediate issues in our world today, and how your paper can address them successfully - along with great minds and thinkers who will be challenging all of us to think in new ways about journalism.