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Register now for NYNPA's Awards for Excellence banquet!

May 11, 2017

Registration is now open for NYNPA's 2017 Awards for Excellence Reception and Banquet.

Set for Wednesday, July 19th at The State Room in downtown Albany, the annual event recognizes winners of NYNPA's Awards for Excellence competition.

The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and an awards ceremony which will include the presentation of plaques and certificates, as well as a slideshow featuring winning entries.

The cost to attend the banquet is $40 per person. Those wishing to attend may register online by clicking the link below, or by phone at 518-449-1667 ext. 700. The deadline to register is Wednesday, July 12th at 5:00 p.m.

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A block of rooms has been reserved for attendees of the banquet at the nearby Renaissance Albany Hotel, located at 144 State Street. Attendees may take advantage of NYNPA's special group rate of $189 plus tax by calling (518) 992-2500 or via this link.

For more information on the annual competiton or the banquet, please contact Don Ferlazzo at 518-449-1667 ext. 700 or dferlazzo@nynpa.com.

NYNAME to offer free advertising sales webinar on June 7th

May 11, 2017

The New York Newspapers Advertising and Marketing Executives (NYNAME) will offer a free webinar to members on Wednesday, June 7th at 10:30 a.m.

The webinar, titled “Knowing Your Customer; Effective sales prospecting using digital tools,” will be led by Jack Zavoral, Director of Member Development at Local Media Association (LMA).

“Knowing Your Customer” promises to show ad sales reps how to prepare for client interaction and get the most out of their time in front of customers. The webinar is free to NYNAME members (including all NYNPA member newspapers) and $30 per person for all non-members.

For members who are unable to participate live on June 7th, the webinar will be archived on LMA’s website for one year, allowing NYNAME members to access it at their convenience.

Click here to register for the webinar. For more information on NYNAME, see below or contact Don Ferlazzo at (518) 449-1667 ext. 700 or dferlazzo@nynpa.com.

NYNPA's CANNY, Daily Connection networks to become the New York Daily Impact

April 28, 2017

The New York News Publishers Association is pleased to announce a new classified advertising network that aims to give clients an effective, affordable way to advertise statewide with the short-term frequency only daily newspapers can offer.

The New York Daily Impact, which replaces the CANNY and Daily Connection networks, allows clients to place multi-day line ads in 56 papers across New York State with a single order starting at just $11.16 per paper.

Ads in the New York Daily Impact run 5 days in 39 daily papers and 1 day in 17 weekly publications over the period of one week, reaching over 1.4 million readers statewide each day with just one insertion.

Additionally, advertisers can save 10, 15, 20 or 25% on multi-week insertions, and each order includes title bolding and a Tweet from one of NYNPA’s Twitter accounts – both premium add-ons in previous networks.

As with all NYNPA advertising networks, the New York Daily Impact can be purchased through any of its participating newspapers, providing them with a new source of revenue while also supporting the programs and services offered by the association.

For more information on the New York Daily Impact and NYNPA’s other advertising services, please contact Don Ferlazzo, Director of Advertising at (518) 449-1667 ext. 700 or dferlazzo@nynpa.com.

NYNAME members honored among winners in NYPA's Better Newspaper Contest

April 14, 2017

Several members of the New York Newspapers Advertising and Marketing Executives (NYNAME) were honored as winners in the New York Press Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest at the 2017 Spring Convention & Trade Show, April 7-8 in Saratoga Springs.

For the first time ever, NYNAME’s members were eligible to enter 20 advertising categories within the NYPA contest. Entries consisted of advertising published or produced during the 2016 calendar year.

The Daily News in Batavia was NYNAME’s biggest winner, taking home 11 first place, 5 second place and 3 third place awards, as well as one honorable mention for a total of 20 awards.

Other big winners among NYNAME members include the Finger Lakes Times in Geneva (16 awards - 6 first, 7 second, 3 third place) and the Times Union in Albany (15 awards – 13 first, 2 second place).

To view the list of NYNAME members that received advertising awards in the contest, please download NYNAME's press release below:

For a list of all winners in the BNC and judge's comments, please download NYPA's booklet below:

For more information on the BNC, visit www.nyname.org.

NYSCMA, Inc. to host legal training in Albany on May 19

Spring Training 2017April 6, 2017

The New York State Circulation Management Association, Inc. (NYSCMA, Inc.) will host a training featuring Michael Zinser of The Zinser Law Firm titled “Covering the Bases” on Friday, May 19th at the Hearst Media Center at the Times Union in Albany.

The training, which will focus on the “Do’s and Don’ts” of dealing with independent contractors, is set to cover several key legal issues faced by circulation managers including contacts, service issues, recruitment ads and carrier insurance, and will also feature a mock trial.

“Covering the Bases” takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Attendees may register at a cost of $49 for the first person and $30 for each additional person from a given paper. Lunch is included with each registration.

After the training, NYSCMA, Inc. and the New York Newspapers and Marketing Executives (NYNAME) will co-host a networking mixer nearby at Wolf’s 1-11 on Wolf Road in Albany. The mixer is free to attend and begins at 5:30 p.m.

To register for “Covering the bases” please visit www.timesunion.com/NYSCMAMixer2017.

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