Fostering Innovation, Inspiration
    & Culture Change


    Devoted to Growing Audience, Marketing & Membership
    March 25-27, 2017 St Louis, MO


    Rooms from $119.00 for Mega Summit Attendees



Two Days of Inspiration!

, MO // Early Registration Only $319

Join the 360 Media Alliance, CSCMA, MCMA and many other industry executives at the 4th annual Audience / Circulation Mega Summit. This yearly motivational conference is the largest audience focused show in the industry. We welcome Publihsers, Circulation and Marketing Executives to attend. Early Registration is only $319.00 which includes full program and most meals. Rooms only $119

The Vision

If you aren't in St. Louis, you are not in the game.  Join us to capture the latest and greatest techniques, innovations, strategies that have proven successes.


Two packed days with 10 of the best industry speekers. Meet with 50+ cutting edge business partners. Network with over 200 industry colleagues.


Join us Sunday afternoon with 20 workshops and roundtables focused on nearly aspect of the business from new revenue to expense saving ideas.




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Audience / Circulation / Marketing

Topics Covering All Aspect of Growing Audience, Building Loyalty/Membership and Providing Alternative Value to the Bottom-line.

Hosted By: CSMA and MCMA with Media Sponsors


Check-In Day

On behalf of the 360 Media Alliance, CSCMA and MCMA, we would like to welcome Circulation Executives, Marketing Managers, Loyalty/Membership Managers and Other Key Audience Executives. 2017 represents the 5th annual Mega Summit, which has become the leading news media industry "MUST-ATTEND" conference for anyone who is responsible for growing audience and increasing the bottom-line associated with audience. Regardless if you are in audience, circulation, marketing, data management, or loyalty.& membership, this is a must attend event.

As in previous years, this year promises to send you away with multiple new ideas, innovations and programs that when implemented will boost your profits and reduce your expenses on all levels. We have many great speakers, cutting edge topics and will continue our highly rated workshop format once again.

The 360 Media Summit offers plenty of new and award winning solutions that can transform your audience and circulation efforts. With the profitability solutions that matters most, you can grow the amount of information to boost your audience, circulation, marketing as well as your loyalty/membership efforts in 2017.

We would encourage all publishers that still value growth in audience to highly consider sending your audience executives to this outstanding and enlightening event. You won't be disappointed!

HOTEL CHECK -IN / BOOK A ROOM 1-314-423-9700


Business Partner Table Set-up

1:00PM - 5:30PM

CSCMA / MCMA Sectional Board Meeting

1PM to 5PM

Saturday Registration

3PM to 6PM

Welcome Reception with the Business Partners

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Dinner On Your Own Or With Groups

7:30PM - ?????

Day 1

Turn off your cell phones and settle in with a very powerful and impactful Day one. Day one promises to provide a plethora of outstanding presentations and multiple workshops covering just about every aspect of the audience/circulation arena. As is a tradition at the 360 Mega Summit, we will begin day one with an outstanding upper level view of the industry and where it is going. This ten thousand foot level view will set the stage for the rest of the summit and the presentations set to follow. As the day wears on, that view or vantage point slowly descends into the trenches and everyday audience/circulation questions that we all have. With the early morning being devoted to a high-level presentation which provides great insights that will help determine the decisions you need to make within your organizations. As we move through the remaining presentations throughout the morning, you will gather information on various topics sure to enlighten. In the afternoon, you will have the choice of over 16 workshops covering all areas of the audience game. From single copy, expense reductions, NIE, sales strategies, pay-walls, pricing, legal issues, insurance issues and the list goes on – you can select which ever makes the most sense for your property. Miss Day one and you miss much of the meat of the Mega Summit!

Chef on deck Breakfast Buffet 6:30 to 7:45

Sponsord by; MSG & PDI Plastics in the Grand Pavillion. Free with Conference Voucher

Day 1 Welcome & Overview

JOHN NEWBY 360 Media Alliance

State of the Industry & Where We are Going!

Jim Hart Direct Marketing Consultant

Combating Silicon Valley Tech Trends For Profit

Mike Post Bloush

Vendor Blender With Business Partners

Sponsors – Custom Business Systems & CirTech _

Audience Revenue // Winning Strategies

Matt Lindsey Mather Economics

What’s New on the AAM Front

Jessica George Alliance for Audited Media

Buffett Lunch - Grand Pavilion

360 Mega Summit Networking Lunch Break

1:00PM Breakout Lineup

2:00PM Breakout Sessions

Vendor Blender With Business Partners

Sponsors – Subscription Services North & Steel City

3:00PM Breakout Sessions

4:00PM Breakout Sessions


FUN // AUCTION // PRIZES // Sponsored By Zinser Law


Burgers // Beers // Brats Sponsored By -

Day 2

Day one was long and very informative but don’t get to comfortable as day two promises to be just as enlightening and informative. Turn off your cell phones and settle in with a very powerful and impactful day. Day two gets started with what has become a tradition, the always entertaining and informative Michael Zinser presentation that is sure to not only entertain, but provide the critical elements on the legal front that every audience executive MUST be up to date with. After Michael Zinser, the rest of the day is packed with several outstanding industry presentations that cover practically every facet of the business. From John Murray and the Newspaper Association to Nancy Lane, the Executive Director of the Local Media Association, the day will be fast moving and informational. You will not want to leave early, the final session on Day two is the always great “30 ideas in 60 minutes” presentation pieced together by the CSCMA and MCMA that is sure to provide many great ideas to take home to your properties and then implement in short order.

Chef on deck Breakfast Buffet 7:00 to 7:45

Sponsors: More fantastic information. Free with Conference Voucher

Day 2 Welcome

JOHN NEWBY 360 Media Alliance

What’s New in the Legal Arena

Michael Zinser The Zinser Law Firm

Facts, Figures and Logic From NAA

John Murray Newspaper Association of America

Vendor Blender With Business Partners

Sponsors – RouteSmart & Bloush

Techniques From Around the Country

Nancy Lane Local Media Association

Midwest Lunch with our Business Partners

Sponsors – TCN Broadcasting & Schermerhorn Bros.

Executive Panel From The Trenches

Presented By Dick Fuller, Linnie Pride & Joe Leong

30 Winning Ideas in 60 Minutes

Presented By CSCMA & MCMA

2016 Mega Summit Wrap-up

John Newby – 360 Media Alliance

Post Conference Board Meeting

Presented By CSCMA, MCMA & 360 Media Alliance


  • Legal Issues

    Speaker: Michael Zinser

    Education Seminar

    8:30am, Monday Morning

    Always a Mega Summit highlight. The legal arena continues to get cloudier by the month and the legal storm clouds on the horizon are moving in fast. From the legal issues surrounding the "Independent Contractor" status to the exempt/non-exempt changes, this session will be worth of the price of the conference by itself.

  • Audience Revenue

    Speaker: Matt Lindsay

    HTML5 & CSS3

    Maximize Your Audience Revenue with Winning Pricing Strategies. In today's market place pricing has never been more critical than today. Listen as Matt outlines the critical pricing strategies that work regardless of market size. Learn the do's & don’ts of various pricing models and how to maximize your audience revenue.

  • Executive Panel

    Speaker: Dick Fuller

    jQuery Master Class

    The amazing "Audience Executive Panel From The Trenches" there is no better way to discuss the battle being waged in the audience trenches than those spending time there each and every day. Listen as they provide new revenue initiatives, expense reduction methods and just plain valuable audience tricks of the trade. You won’t be disappointed!.


Conference Will Be Held At

Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

1 South Broadway Saint Louis, Missouri 63102


Less than a mile from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. Free Bus shuttle from and to the air port. Rooms have Flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels, desks and coffeemakers are offered in all of the upscale rooms. WiFi is available(fee). Some rooms add access to a private lounge with free continental breakfast, snacks and dessert. Suites have minifridges and additional TVs. Hotel restaurant with easy access to the city

Getting Here

Air Travel

Less than a mile from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, this modern hotel is 13.4 miles from Saint Louis Zoo.

By Car

  • 1 South Broadway
  • Saint Louis, Missouri 63102 USA Easy access on and off the highway. Parking is $10 a day for guest. Non-guest $15


Travel Notes

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Our Business Partners Are Most Critical to our Success!

Contact them before, during, or after, the 360 Mega Summit to receive the best tools, products or solutions the industry has to offer us.

Platinum Partners

Gold Partners




  • 50+ exhibits from our Business Partners

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    Make no mistake, our trusted business partners are most critical to the ongoing success of the news-media industry.  As part of your Mega Summit experience, you can rub shoulders with 50+ exhibits from the leading news-media industry business partners. You won't find a larger audience/circulation exhibit hall under one roof anywhere in the United States

  • Networking with over 200 executives

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    Discuss hot issues that are important to the industry today. Meet with fellow audience/circulation/marketing managgers and publishers from around the country. You won't find a better opportunity to network with like-minded executives sharing information, insights and knowledge from those fighting the same battles as you.

  • Over 30 Powerful Presentations

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    The Mega Summit provides a powerful line-up of some the greatest audience and marketing minds the industry has to offer.  Enjoy over 30 powerful and insightful presentations covering nearly all aspects of the total audience arena including team motivation, whats next, publisher proven secerts, changes in legal, boosting profits with digital and print.


Get in touch by email

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