Block by Block: Community News Summit 2012 is the annual gathering of independent online community news publishers. It will be held Sept. 13-15, 2012 in Chicago at Loyola University.
This event brings together local news entrepreneurs and others interested in the emerging local news ecosystem for two days of presentations of key challenges and solutions around technology, business and revenue. It is a unique opportunity to engage with publishers of high quality, community focused news sites.
Opens with dinner Thursday, Sept. 13 and runs until Noon, Saturday, Sept. 15
General registration is now open as follows:
Publishers and staff members of independent online local news sites - up to two people per organization can attend free of charge.
General registration for non-publishers and non-vendors - $75.
Vendor/service provider registration - $300. Please sign up if you are interested in other sponsorship opportunities.
Pre-session: New research about local news in Chicago
All Block by Block conferees are welcome to attend but separate reservations are required, as space is limited. To reserve a spot, please send your RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, title, organization and e-mail address. Please note that a government issued photo ID is required at the security desk in the lobby. You may arrive as early as 1:00 p.m. to avoid possible long lines at the security desk. The event will take place at the Chicago Community Trust.
For questions please contact Jeffrey Beeson, email@example.com or 573-882-7303.