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Valuable Industry Resources and Links

Knowledge is power and what better way to empower you than to provide you with valuable resources and tools to add to your treasured toolkit. Here are some sites you’ll want to browse and bookmark:

▶    Editor & Publisher
Over a century old, Editor & Publisher is the authoritative journal covering all aspects of the newspaper industry, including business, newsroom, advertising, circulation, marketing, technology, online and syndicates.  Research news, people, or find a job through this site.  Gain access and industry facts to 25,000 company records the newspaper industry.

▶    News & Tech
Visit News & Tech  for insight, analysis, and technology integration in newspaper, digital, and hybrid production.  FREE magazine subscription is available to all industry personnel and don’t forget to check out their latest Buyer’s Guide.

▶    MyPRINT Resource
Check out MyPRINT Resource for a wealth of information on quick printing, wide format imaging, and printing news.  Receive a true learning experience through their media center  on webinars, white papers, videos, podcasts, and more.

▶    USER GROUPS
KBA Users Group:  Membership is open to anyone currently owning or using KBA printing equipment.
MAN Roland Users Group: This group is a source of information sharing among users of MAN Roland printing presses in North and South America.  With topics like Maintenance, Print Quality, and Training this forum can be a great problem solving tool. 
Metro Users Group, Inc.:  For over 45 years, this user group has been exchanging ideas, solving problems, and creating a network of support throughout the industry.
Perfect Pallets Post Press: This users group is designed to facilitate the free exchange of industry information between newspaper peers entrenched in post press operations.

*Industry Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

▶    America East Technology and Operations Conference
America East, administered by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, and co-sponsored by 12 other state press associations, as well as LMA, E&P, News&Tech, NetNewsCheck, 360 Media Alliance and I-SCMA, is the premiere trade show for the news media industry and its suppliers.

▶    Great Lakes Midstates Newspaper Production Conference
The Great Lakes Midstates Newspaper Production Conference allows for production specialists to network and learn from some of the region’s most experienced professionals. The conference covers three complete tracks of Pre-Press, Press, and Post Press and dives deeply into real-world experiences, best practices, problem solving, strategic vision and developing trends.

▶    International Newspaper Group Conference
The Annual ING Conference offers a great opportunity to exchange information and help foster a better understanding of the latest technology impacting the newspaper production process.

▶    Graph Expo Conference
The Graph Expo Conference is considered one of the most innovating and exciting exhibition of digital, offset, flexo and hybrid technologies, as well as products and services for commercial transactional, converting and package printing, publishing, mailing, in-plant, photo imaging and marketing today!

▶    Southern Newspaper Publishers Association (SNPA) Mega Conference
The SNPA Key Executives Mega ConferenceThis Mega Conference brings together the best thought leaders tackling the hottest trends in the industry today for increasing revenue, audience and engagement. This jam-packed program – developed jointly by the Inland Press Association, Local Media Association and the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association – takes on the challenges of transforming from print to digital, doubling the profit of legacy TMC products, exploring new print formats and how specifically to start a digital services agency, and much, much more.

*Be sure to check our calendar of events for dates and additional industry conferences and meetings.