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The inside track on how to grow an independent media business in a changing world

  • Inspiration from innovative media owners who tell you how they transformed their business.
  • Practical workshops on exactly how you can raise your game across print, digital, events, marketing, data, subscriptions and advertising
  • Insights on how to attract and retain talent, develop teams and make the right technology choices



Day 1: Inspire

First hand stories of innovative independent media owners who have developed and grown their businesses

8.30 – Arrival & coffee

9.30 – Welcome and Keynote: How to reshape a media business

10.00 – Inspiring stories of innovation in media… Part 1

Why we innovated, how we did it, what we learned and the results.

11.15 –  Coffee

11.45 – Inspiring stories of innovation in media… Part 2

                Why we innovated, how we did it, what we learned and the results

13.00 Lunch & networking

14.00 Round tables – led by experts

15.30 Tea

16.00 So you want to sell your business? Entrepreneurs who have successfully exited share their journey

16.50 Conference summary

17.00 Networking drinks reception

18.00 Close



Day 2: In Practice

Practical workshops on the key strategic issues for independent media owners, with first hand experiences and tips

8.30 – Arrival and coffee

9.30 – A: How to launch a data product

               B: How to reinvent print

10.45 – Coffee

11.15 – A: How to launch an event

              B: How to manage a digital project

12.30 – Lunch and networking

13:30 – A: How to develop digital subscriptions

                 B: How to manage technology right

14.45 – Tea

15.15 – A: How to reinvent your digital marketing

               B: How to attract and retain talent

16:30 – Finish



Benefits of attending

  • Be inspired by how other independent media owners have developed their business
  • Hear exactly how they did it
  • Get practical tips on how to apply to your business
  • Share experiences and make new connections with other independent media businesses