About the Competition
Winners will be announced and awards distributed at the 101st Annual N.E.A.C.E. Conference on May 21, 2018. Don't miss it! This year's N.E.A.C.E. conference will be held at Water's Edge Resort in Westbrook, CT.
All ideas executed between April 2017 and March 2018 qualifes for entry into the competition.
Category 1: Subscription Sales
All efforts directed at subscription/home delivery sales, including but not limited to: carrier sales, telemarketing sales, direct mail, apartment and newcomer programs. Include premiums, multimedia, and all related materials. These promotions should rely on in-paper support.
Category 2: Single Copy Sales
Any program or campaign designed to increase single copy sales or obtain merchandising positions through retailer of manufacturer promotions. Include all related collateral materials.
Category 3: Online
All online promotions for home delivery, single copy, e-editions, e-mail marketing, and any use of your website to grow your newspaper's reach in the community.
Category 4: Community Relations/ Special Events
Circulation Department efforts that encourage public acceptance of the product by developing or participating in programs with a positive impact on the community they serve, i.e. circulation sales programs that donate a portion of revenue to charity, NIE programs that encourage participation in community-based programs, etc.
$50 OFF Conference Registration!
MEMBERSHIP REFERRAL PROGRAM
Any active NEACE member who refers a non-member to the NEACE organization that results in a new, paid membership will receive a $50.00 conference registration credit. The credit may be used for either the fall or spring conference and must be used within one year of the new member's paid membership.
NEACE Scholarship Application
Deadline is April 13th, 2018
Three $1,000 awards are available and are payable directly to the accredited college, university or career-oriented educational program attended. Winners to be announced at the NEACE annual Spring Conference.