CNPA Mission Statement

To protect and serve the common interests of its newsmedia members, to help members inform and thereby strengthen their communities, and to foster the highest ideals, ethics and traditions of journalism, a free press and the news profession.

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2018 Registration Rates

CNPA Members must register in advance to attend the Summit.

Discounts are offered for members who choose to stay at The Lodge at Sonoma Resort, under the CNPA room block. Registration rates decrease as you add more people from your newpaper.

Meals are sold separately. Please register for the meeting and then purchase meal tickets for those events you wish to attend.


Early Registration
(by 3/23)
Regular Registration
(after 3/23)
With a Hotel Confirmation @ The Lodge at SonomaWithout a Hotel Confirmation @ The Lodge at SonomaHotel block closes 3/15/18
Registration ends 4/4/18
Member Registration
Registration includes admission to all general sessions and Welcome Reception.
CNPA Publishers’ Registration$195$300$350
CNPA Associate/College Registration$145$200$250
Additional staff: 2nd person’s Registration$95$150$175
Additional staff: 3rd person’s RegistrationFREEFREE$50
Spouse’s Registration (non-staff only)FREEFREEFREE
Saturday Only, morning sessions hosted by LA TIMESFREEFREEFREE
Welcome Reception hosted by HEARST, Thursday, 4/12IncludedIncludedIncluded
Keynote Luncheon hosted by BANG, Friday, 4/13$75$75$75
Wine Pairing Dinner hosted by SCNG, Friday, 4/13$95$95$95
California Journalism Awards Banquet (BNC), Saturday, 4/14$75$75$75
California Journalism Awards Wine Tasting, Saturday, 4/14$20$20$20