Join NNA Oct 5-7, 2017, in Tulsa, OK; tap into the collective wisdom of your peers

     NNA’s 131st Annual Convention and Trade Show, held at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa, will address pressing business objectives of community newspaper owners, publishers and senior staff with educational sessions and peer sharing activities. 

     Your full registration includes four general sessions, five sets of round table discussion sessions, an exhibit hall with more than 30 exhibitors and tickets to a welcome reception, two breakfasts, two lunches and one dinner with entertainment.
     We value the time and resources you are considering investing in NNA's 131st Annual Convention and Trade Show and promise you will not be disappointed.






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Tulsa, OK: home of NNA’s convention

May 3, 2017

National Newspaper Association members will find plenty to do before, after or in between sessions.


2016 NNA convention proved beneficial for members and vendors

April 12, 2017

As a direct result of the 2016 National Newspaper Association 130th annual convention and trade show, I was able to introduce myself to several newspaper owners. This led to numerous quoting opportunities and new business, which has benefits for the NNA member and one of NNA’s corporate partners.


Extravaganza entertainment sure to stir memories

September 8, 2016

As part of the National Newspaper Association’s 130th Annual Convention and Trade Show in Franklin, TN, members will be visiting The Factory during the Extravaganza. The NNA Convention Committee has lined up some spectacular entertainment for the event.


Best Practices in Public Notice symposium featured at NNA convention

July 6, 2016

Efforts by government officials to move public notices from local newspapers to government websites pick up steam every year. State press associations are battling on several fronts to preserve newspaper notice and to protect the public’s right to know.


Franklin, a great place for 2016 NNA convention

May 9, 2016

This year’s National Newspaper Association’s 130th Annual Convention and Trade Show will be in Franklin, TN. From Sept. 22 to Sept. 24, NNA members and vendors will inhabit the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs.


Kentucky graphic artist wins NNA convention logo contest

February 25, 2016

The production manager for the Georgetown (KY) News-Graphic, Lori Baker, won the National Newspaper Association convention logo contest with her entry that utilized the theme for the 2016 convention—Bring It Home.


Franklin, TN, is NNA’s convention headquarters this year

April 5, 2016

No matter what role you play in a newspaper operation, be assured that the National Newspaper Association’s annual convention Sept. 22-24 in Franklin, TN, will be beneficial to attend.


Blunt to speak at NNA convention

September 8, 2015

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-MO, has carried the ball for the National Newspaper Association on efforts to establish a new system for measuring service times for rural mail. Although he does not sit on the U.S. Postal Service Oversight Committee in the Senate, Blunt has asserted his expertise on postal again and again on behalf of NNA’s members. He will discuss his outlook on USPS and other top-of-mind issues at an NNA plenary session Oct. 3.


Three star keynoters and 63 high-powered flash sessions

August 1, 2015

Ron Powers, award-winning Missouri author, opens the National Newspaper Association convention Friday morning, Oct. 2, with reminders of our heritage. Powers says it was Mark Twain’s “proletarian, vernacular, sassy narrative voice that wove newspapers into our culture; gave them their individual personalities; made them into almost extensions of the family, to an extent they’d never have achieved if they’d had to stick to European diction and politisse—pardon my French. To that extent alone, they are interwoven with our national personality, and thus indispensable.”

Extravagant fun and valuable information in St. Charles

July 6, 2015

The National Newspaper Association’s 129th Convention and Trade Show will take place Oct. 1-3, 2015, in St. Charles, MO.

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