2022 NEACE Fall Conference
The Hotel Northampton, Northampton, MA
“Charting a Course for Change”


One Day NEACE Fall Conference Thursday November 3, 2022
“Charting a Course for Change”

Held at the Hotel Northampton, 36 King St, Northampton, MA. 01060

Conference Registration cost only $99 – pre-conference registration is preferred
REGISTER AT https://neace.ticketmambo.com/index.cfm?e=event&eventId=34701#cartForm and you may also pay and register at the door.

Hotel Registration – contact Hotel Northampton directly at 413-584-3100 and reference NEACE to obtain the special conference rate – deadline to make hotel reservations is October 6th to receive the special conference rate.

Room cost $139.99 plus 11.7% occupancy tax for total of $156.37

Banquet Lunch on Thursday at Wiggins Tavern

Breaks – 2 breaks, Morning & Afternoon

Thursday November 3rd, 2022

8:00 am – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast – Let then networking begin!
Conference Registration – Main Lobby – Ed Winters, NEACE Treasurer

8:30 am – 9:00 am
Welcome to the Fall Conference
Conference Outline and “What’s New”, Announce the official launch of the new Neace.com website and details of re-branding of NEACE – Lori Rahill, NEACE President
Invocation – Warren Dews, NEACE President
Thank you to our Valued Sponsors – Carol Dubuque, NEACE Vice President

9:00 am – 9:45 am
Newsletters and Audience Engagement – Dan McGowan, Boston Globe

9:45 am -10:15 am
Coffee Break

10:15 am -11:00 am
Newsprint Market Update – Frank O’Toole, Gannett

11:00 am – 11:15am
Vendor introductions

11:15 am – 12:00pm
Panel Discussion – Postal Strategies – Special Guest Brad Hill, Interlink Jordan Brechenser, President  & Publisher Brattleboro Reformer, and John Harrison, Moderator

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch (Wiggins Tavern)

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
Topic TBD – Todd Peterson, Albany Times Union

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Cash Discount Program – Aaron Kotarek, VP of Circulation, Oahu Publications

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm
Coffee Break & Thank you to our Valued Sponsors
Carol Dubuque, NEACE Vice President

3:15pm – 4:00pm 
Panel Discussion – Workplace geographic changes and worker productivity
Gary Lavariere, Berkshire Eagle, Kevin LaMagdelaine, Media News Group

4:00 pm
Final Comments – Lori Rahill, NEACE President