America East returns to Hershey April 4 - 6, 2016. Register now!

This year, America East is featuring McClatchy Company Vice President Christian Hendricks. Hendricks joined McClatchy in 1992 as an advertising manager and marketer and has been in a digital and innovation leadership role since. Also joining the America East lineup is Gatehouse Media’s Jason Taylor, Poynter Institute’s Butch Ward, USA TODAY Network’s Ray Soto, and LMA’s Amie Stein is hosting a half-day workshop.

Attendees can expect to attend top-notch sessions with industry leading speakers, experience unparalleled networking opportunities, and visit a robust trade show floor.

The America East Media Business & Technology Conference offers something for everyone involved in the news media industry. Our annual event attracts more than 900 attendees from 20+ states and various circulations and areas of responsibility.

We are again partnering with 360 Media Alliance and I-SCMA in 2016 to offer a circulation specific event taking place Sunday, April 3 and Monday, April 4.

With a convenient location, affordable registration fees and a friendly staff to assist, America East is an event you won't want to miss out on!

"America East is one of the best regional conferences in the country. America East is also a great place to reconnect with people I've known throughout the industry for years - in all concentrations - whether it's digital or circulation, editors or publishers." - Sara Glines, President/Publisher, York Newspaper Co.

The 2016 program offerings will reflect the diverse needs and interests of today’s news media companies. Over the course of three days, more than 30 sessions and speakers will share knowledge and insight on all areas of the industry.

America East is administered by the PNA and 19 co-sponsoring state press associations and media partners. The annual conference focuses on maximizing print profit and generating new digital revenue. With its convenient, central location in Hershey, America East is the largest regional conference for the newspaper industry on the East Coast.