Media Conferences and Events in 2019

This post aims to put together a list of media conferences and events in 2019, with the major focus on publishers.

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Publishing Summit Europe by Digiday

February 5-7, Milan, Italy

At the Digiday Publishing Summit Europe, we'll bring together hundreds of senior leaders from Europe's top publishers for a candid discussion on the biggest issues facing the industry. Join us at this unique event for three days of new connections and smart, honest insight.

Product Development and Design Thinking Summit by Data & AI For Media Week

February 21-22, London, United Kingdom

Data- and AI-driven revenue and product development for media companies.


Media Subscription Week 2.0 by INMA

March 18-22, Stockholm, Sweden

How to break through the media subscription ceiling after the easy victories are behind: the nuances of triggers, pricing, and defeating the churn monster.

Big Data and AI for Media by Big Data for Media

March 19-23, New York City, USA

The global conference is for media and data practitioners who are seeking to create Big Data strategies, and leverage data analytics and artificial intelligence technologies in order to engage audiences, create new products and grow revenue.

Digital Innovators' Summit by FIPP/VDZ

March 25-26, Berlin, Germany

Media around the world is constantly evolving. New business models emerge and social media platforms rise and fall. Sometimes it is hard keeping up with the speed of all the changes.

That's why DIS (Digital Innovators' Summit), established in 2007 and taking place in Berlin in March every year, is a must for anyone in the B2C and B2B media and related industries to attend. Organised by FIPP, the network for global media, and VDZ, the German Publishers Assocation, it is the place in Europe to hear about the future of media and technology directly from the innovators who are driving change.

Publishing Summit by Digiday

March 27-29, Vail, USA

How have data privacy measures evolved the way publishers build a relationship with their audience? Join us at the Digiday Publishing Summit, where we will discuss the ongoing changes surrounding programmatic and platform strategies.


Digital Media Europe 2019 by WAN-IFRA

April 1-2, Vienna, Austria

Battle for Engagement: Building Digital Subscriptions & New Ad Experiences for Loyal Users.

Radiodays 2019 by WAN-IFRA

March 31st- April 2nd, Lausanne, Switzerland

Radiodays Europe was born in 2010 as a response to the needs of the European industry, public and private, to come together to discuss the new media challenges, across borders.

It has since grown to become the most important annual conference for radio professionals with over 1500 participants from 62 countries. It is the meeting point for the European radio industry, both private and public, and a destination for radio people from around the world.


World Congress of New Media by INMA

May 13-17, New York, USA

With demand for journalism that speaks truth to power at an all-time high, the 89 th Annual INMA World Congress of News Media returns to New York with a clear task: re-align news brands for the changed consumer appetite. Join INMA in a week of rejuvenation, discovery, and celebration of strategies, trends, and revenue models. Connect with the stars of news media in a conference, study tours, seminars, an awards dinner, and an exclusive Guggenheim introduction to Manhattan you’ll never forget.


World News Media Congress by WAN-IFRA

July 1-3, Glasgow, Scotland

The World News Media Congress is the annual meeting of news executives, including publishers, editors and owners, of newspapers from all over the world. It is hosted in a different city each year. The 2018 Congress in Portugal drew around 1000 people from over 60 countries for three days of conferences, executive meetings, networking, and social events.