2016 VPA/Associated Press Advertising & News Conference


Fri, Apr 08 2016

The 2016 Virginia Press Association/Associated Press Advertising and News Conference returns to central Virginia on April 8-9, 2016 at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump.

Stay tuned as programs details, including speakers and professional development sessions, are determined. The two-day conference will end with the annual Advertising and News Contest awards banquet.

Professional Development

  • Workshop

    Understanding Virginia's Freedom of Information Act


    Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 9:30am

    Have questions about Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act? Now is the time to get them answered. Attorney Craig Merritt will speak at a Virginia Newspaper Academy on FOIA. He will also provide an update on the Freedom of Information Advisory Council’s study of FOIA. In the second year of a three-year study, two subcommittees are reviewing records and meetings exemptions contained within the FOIA law. The subcommittees have recommended some exemptions, such as removing correspondence from the working papers exemption and subscribers to Virginia Wildlife magazine, be removed from the law.

  • Webinar

    The coming tipping point in SMB marketing


    Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:30am

    Borrell Associates surveyed some 7,200 SMBs to gauge what is likely to happen in their marketing strategies and advertising platform preferences over the next 12 months. The results, which in the past have proven accurate forecasts, are dramatic. Learn how SMB marketing strategies now start with digital, and add traditional media buys largely to support their digital initiatives.

    With Gordon Borrell, CEO, Borrell Associates

    Cost for VPA Members - $15.00