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Advertising & Revenue Conference

The NAM Advertising & Revenue Conference is held each spring and covers a variety of topics relevant to association ad services across in the United States and Canada, including print, digital, and cooperative networks.


April 21-23, 2024

Hotel Chicago

Chicago, IL


Sunday, April 21

5:00-6:30 – Meet and Greet Reception
Sponsored by Compulse -- Seth Ryan
Dinner on your own
After Dinner – Networking & A Nightcap at the hotel bar (closes at midnight)

Monday, April 22

8:00 -9:00 am – Breakfast
Sponsored by the One System

9:00-10:15 am – SESSION: “Around the Room”—Rapid-fire catchup of what’s happening in your state!

10:30-11:30 am – SESSION: “Building Association Revenue”
Presented by Mike Blinder, Editor & Publisher

11:45 am- 1 pm – Lunch
Presentation: NewsMedia 1st Update
Dave Worden, New York Press Service

1:00-2:00 pm – SESSION: “Association Holdback Agreements with Members”Lead by Laurie Hieb, Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association


2:15-3:30 pm – SESSION: “Building Revenue with AI – A Case Study”
Presented by Kevin Berrier, MDDC Ad Services

3:30-4:30 pm – SESSION: "Pixels to Profits: Navigating the Digital Marketing Maze"
Presented by Dawn Gessel, Advertising Director at LocaliQ

Tuesday, April 23

8:00 -9:00 am – Breakfast

9:00-10:15 am – Panel Discussion: “Out of the Box Revenue Ideas. What Are You Making Money on Outside of Ads?"

John Brooks, South Dakota Newspaper Association
Dave Worden, New York Press Service
Carolyn Nolte, Intersect Media
Moderator: Ashley Wimberley, Arkansas Press Association

10:30-11 am – Open Mic & Wrap Up


The room block at Hotel Chicago expired March 29. If you need assistance with lodging, contact NAM HQ and we'll see what can be done.


Click here to register for the event by Friday, April 12.

For more information

Ashley Wimberley

Program Chair

Arkansas Press Association

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