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Circulation conference June 21-23 in Las Vegas; register now

Circulation conference June 21-23 in Las Vegas; register now

The 2017 CWCMA/NICE Annual Conference is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, June 21 with a board meeting and welcome cocktail reception.

The general session will start at 8 a.m. Thursday and the conference will conclude at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 23.

Please see the CWCMA website for updates and additional details.

Conference program preview:

  • Keynote Speaker Chuck Champion, Santa Clarita Valley Signal
  • Bill Rasmussen, Founder ESPN
  • Legal update Mike Zinser
  • Dan Schaub, McClatchy Newspapers
  • AAM — Update
  • Tad Killgore, Gannett Publishing
  • Mather Economics
  • Ticket Sauce, Event Marketing
  • Hot Idea Lunch
  • Much More

In 2017, CWCMA/NICE will be working with Single Copy Summit. They will be holding their conference Tuesday June 20 & June 21. Open to all newspaper attendees.

Cal-West brings together circulation leaders from California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii and Utah. The conference is produced in partnership with Northwest International Circulation Executives (NICE), which represents Montana, Oregon, Alaska, Utah, Idaho, Washington, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia.

Full conference rates start at $299 and day passes are available. The conference will be held at Planet Hollywood and rooms start at $99 plus resort fees. Please reserve your room as soon as possible to avoid additional costs. For a speaker lineup and additional information, visit