MPA ANNUAL CONVENTION

 2016 Convention 

 

The Chateau on the Lake in Branson will be the preeminent setting for all Missouri publishers and members of their newspapers’ staff Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2016 as Missouri Press Association (MPA) hosts its Sesquicentennial Convention. Every effort has been made to ensure the 2016 convention is a celebration worthy of 150 years of service. We have attempted to tie in the old with the new, while incorporating a little Branson flair, to observe this once-in-a-lifetime anniversary.

See the agenda and register today!

For General information and inquiries on the convention, please contact Kristie Williams by phone at (573) 449-4167 ext. 301 or by email at kwilliams@socket.net

If you would like to join the planning committee for the 150th celebration, please contact Mark Maassen by phone at 573-449-4167 ext. 308 or by email at mmaassen@socket.net.
 
Sponsorship Opportunities! For a full description of all sponsorship and trade show opportunities, download the packet here! To sign up as a sponsor or trade show exhibitor, fill out the online form here. 

If you would like to be a sponsor or trade show exhibitor and have questions, please contact Melody Bezenek by phone at 573-449-4167 ext. 303 or by email at mbezenek@socket.net.

 


Did you miss our 2015 Annual Convention? Check out our Facebook page by clicking here. 

 


 

Online Store Feature

2016 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

An alphabetical resource guide to all of the newspapers in the state of Missouri. $45.00

 

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Thursday June 23rd

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Wednesday June 22nd

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