2021 APA Media Summit & Winter Meeting

February 11-12, 2021 

All speakers and meetings will be facilitated virtually using Zoom. Registration (HEREwill be required for each attendee.

Wednesday, February 10
  • 10 a.m. Past Presidents Meeting
Thursday, February 11
  • 11 a.m. – noon Board Meeting 
  • 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. “Business: An Everyday Beat” with Jim Pumarlo
  • 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Meet the Publishers/Students Breakouts
Friday, February 12
  • 10 a.m. – noon Digital Publishing with Russell Viers Presentation and Discussion 
  • 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Membership Meeting and Installation of Officers
  • 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Circulation and USPS with Brad Hill, CEO of Interlink
  • 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. “It’s 5 o’clock somewhere” Roundtable (Cash prizes for best ideas!)  

2021 APA Summer Convention & APA Media Awards

TBD  

Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Alabama 

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