"I left the conference feeling equipped with new strategies for success."

"All very relevant to our world today."

"Great speakers - liked the diversity of content this year. Covered everything from traditional audience to digital, with emphasis on digital and revenue."

"Well done. Made good notes and contacts."

"The speakers were exciting and relevant and the vendors really participated."

"Reconnecting with my industry peers."

"Topics were timely and engagement / participation by attendees was excellent."

"Unlike a lot of conferences it was not about how we are dying. It was about how we are transforming and getting stronger."

"This was the best conference I have attended. The speakers provided great insight to what they are doing to better their businesses and gave me a lot of motivation to implement new ideas."

"A sense of camaraderie among all of us dedicated to improving the Newspaper Circulation industry."

"Expanded my networking index."

"There are smart people and helpful vendors that can help us collectively get to the future."

"Reinforced audience growth is a collaborative effort and how other divisions can play a key role."

"Single Copy ideas, Carrier Acquisition and Retention Ideas, New Revenue Ideas."

"Best of the Best Awards Jeopardy presentation was terrific."

"Insight from top thought leaders in our business."

"Connecting with my vendors."

"Discussions on Alternate revenue and Carrier recruitment, as well as networking with peers and vendors."

"LOVED the Customer Experience presentation and Earl Wilkinson's burning issues talk."

"Thank you for creating such an insightful and rewarding event."

"I attend many newspaper shows and this is the best one."

"The conference was very well run and the attendance was stellar."

"The value- the content and the way it was organized. Great event that keeps getting better."

"As a first time attendee of the conference, I found it to be enlightening and full of resources."

"Wide variety of topics, timely topics."

"Best attended of all the sectionals."

2021 Virtual Great Western Audience Development Summit

June 23-25, 2021

The Great Western Audience Development Summit provides each attendee with the opportunity to meet and exchange information with others in the industry, from newspaper organizations to business partners and expert guest speakers.

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Your membership goes to support GWAA, a nonprofit organization committed to continuing education and sharing of ideas. Members get preferred rates at all GWAA sponsored events, the opportunity to network, learn revenue-generating strategies, and stay in the forefront of ongoing digital engagement. The GWAA Executive Board of Directors and Board Members look forward to your participation and support in advancing our audience development program.

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