Newspaper Fly-In Fall 2019

When: September 26 – 27, 2019

Where: 
Las Vegas Review-Journal 

1111 West Bonanza Road
Las Vegas, Nevada

The MFM Newspaper Committee will again be hosting their Fall Fly-In Event in September. This year it will take place in sunny Las Vegas. The event will begin with a dinner on Thursday night, September 26, for those that can make it. Friday, September 27 will feature a full day of roundtable style discussion of items that are relevant to our newspaper members. We will also include some guest speakers for part of the session.

The event will be hosted by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and is free for all MFM members. For non-members the cost to attend is just $250 and includes a one-year trial MFM membership.

If you are interested in attending this event please register by clicking here.  Please feel free to contact Newspaper Committee Co-chairs Mike Lavey ([email protected]) or Steve Hall ([email protected]) for additional information.

Potential Discussion Topics 

Revenue

  • Managing new revenue initiatives
    • Programmatic
    • Video
    • Premium products
  • Sales Contract Management 
  • FOD considerations
  • Controlling Digital Revenue
  • Digital Subscriptions
  • Assessing revenue stream viability
  • Pricing management 

Expenses

  • Managing real estate
    • Property tax opportunities
  • Credit Cards/PCards
  • Newsprint vendor consolidation
  • Managing Shared services
  • Metrics reporting
  • Robotics opportunities
  • Being responsive to operations
  • Sales Compensation
  • Where are the expense savings originating?
  • Managing headcount/retention
  • Managing Change 
  • Cybersecurity