Shaun Fogarty, Conference Chairperson, Announces 2016 Program Lineup

marriot-photoShaun Fogarty, Local Advertising Manager, Pilot Media, Norfolk, VA announces the 2016 Sales Management Conference program theme “Selling In A Changing Marketplace”. The April 28 – 30, 2016 conference theme will offer attendees material, information and ideas that will immediately return the investment in both time and money.

The valuable three day conference will be conducted in Winston-Salem (NC) at the Downtown Marriott. They are now accepting reservations call – 336-725-3500 – conference rates are single – $142, double – $152 (includes full breakfast buffet for each registered hotel guest. The room reservation deadline is Wednesday, March 30 or until the room block is depleted.

Thursday afternoon will kick off the conference with a series of presentations focusing on the trends in the industry, advertising and retail. The Business Partner Showcase Reception will follow with dinner on your own.

In addition, an important presentation, “Pressing Issues For Print”. Presented by David Woronoff, Publisher, The Pilot, Southern Pines, NC and Tom Boney Jr. Publisher, The Alamance News, Graham, NC will present a comparison of traditional print publishing and new media publishing. Immediately following will be the very popular Publishers Panel which will consist of Lucy Talley, Group Publisher, Gaston Gazette, Gastonia, NC, Kevin Kampman, Publisher, Winston-Salem (NC) Journal and Woronoff.

An Advertiser Panel consisting of local business newspaper advertisers offer views about their changing advertising needs. A Q&A will round out their segment.

Paul Camp, CEO, Content That Works, will share revenue ideas with “Native Advertising – Best Practices around the FTC Rulings”.

The Friday evening Banquet will include the presentation of the Annual Tearsheet Contest awards for all the excellent 2015 ad work submitted.

A revenue building Idea Exchange and Best Practices Round Table Discussions will be moderated by Shaun Fogarty and will complete the conference.

Mark your calendar and your budgets; make plans now to attend the conference.

Conference Registration Packets To Be Sent On Friday, February 26!