After celebrating Missouri Press Association’s milestone 150th Annual Convention and Tradeshow, this year’s convention will look toward the future of newspapers and journalism in Missouri.
MPA’s 151st Convention is Sept. 28-30 at University Plaza in downtown Springfield. More details about specific activities for each day will be announced in the coming weeks.
The Hall of Fame banquet will be scheduled for Friday,Sept. 29, while the Better Newspaper Contest Awards luncheon will be Saturday, Sept. 30.
Nominations for MPA’s Hall of Fame, Outstanding Young Journalists and Photojournalism Hall of Fame are currently being accepted and are due by March 31. Nomination forms are at mopress.com/current_forms.php or by contacting Matthew Barba by phone at 573-449-4167, ext. 302, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to be a sponsor or trade show exhibitor, contact MPF Director Melody Bezenek by phone at 573-449-4167, ext. 303, or by email at email@example.com.
Detailed convention information, including how to register for the convention, will be published in upcoming editions of Missouri Press News.
2017 Missouri Press Association Annual Convention and Trade Show
September 29-October 1
University Plaza Hotel | Springfield, MO
Room reservations available now!
Call 417.864.7333 and ask for the great rate of $ 104 for Missouri Press
Additional Registration and Sponsorship Information Coming Soon!
If you'd like additonial information on the convention, please contact Kristie Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 573.449.4167 ext. 301
If you'd like sponsorship information for the convention, please contact Melody Bezenek at email@example.com or by phone at 573.449.4167 ext. 303
Friday February 24th
The deadline to register for Missouri Press Day at the Capitol is TODAY. Link
Thursday February 23rd
Use MPA ads to keep public informed about Public Notices The Missouri Press Association has made available a series of Public Notice ads that help inform your readership about the importance of keeping public notices in the newspaper. These ads are available in color and black-and-white online here: http://www. Link
Wednesday February 22nd
Seeking 2017 Nominations! Nominations are being taken now for three of the top awards of the Missouri Press Association and Foundation: — Missouri Newspaper Hall of Fame — Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame — Outstanding Young Journalist Nominations for all three of the 2017 awards must be in the MPA office by March 31. Nomination forms are at mopress. Link