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Make plans to join us in the Big Easy for another great Joint Convention of the Louisiana and Mississippi press associations. An all-star lineup of speakers highlights an agenda that includes terrific opportunities for networking and presentation of awards for newspaper media professionals in the Miss-Lou region.

Gordon Borrell, local media’s leading analyst, is our keynote presenter. Diane Ciotta, an expert in “integrity-based” sales will lead sessions on building your customer base and revenue. Ken Paulson, president of the Newseum Institute’s First Amendment Center, will present the interactive and entertaining “Revolution, Rights, and Rock ‘N’ Roll: A Hidden History of the First Amendment.”

The convention will take place at the Marriott Downtown at the Convention Center in New Orleans.

Events kick off Thursday, June 14, with a grand opening reception. General sessions and “Revolution, Rights, and Rock ’N’ Roll” highlight the Friday agenda. Saturday includes break-out session tracks for news, revenue, and digital.

Events will culminate with the presentation of awards in separate state luncheons.