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What is the Inland Press Association?

Inland’s practical and focused programs, services, and research support your goals for your newspaper — sustainable revenue growth, an engaged audience attractive to advertisers, compelling …

60 or more free webinars each year

Training on a wide range of topics — practical sessions that will help everyone on your staff improve their work and productivity.

Do you have an employee poised to take a management role at your company?

Do you have an employee poised to take a management role at your company? Nominate her or him for the Inland Fellows Program, which provides career development at association conferences and …

Free sample results from NICS

Members receive breakouts for three job titles per year, plus a substantial savings off the full report price.

Discounted pricing to conferences

Inland holds over a dozen annual conferences, innovation programs and workshops, and you'll get the best rates for all of them.

Buy-one-get-one pricing for training

Come to an in-person training session and bring a colleague for free! Excludes Annual Meeting and Mega-Conference.

Publisher Benchmarks, harnessing the power of data

Publisher Benchmarks is a reimagined newspaper performance benchmarking tool that replaced the longtime gold standard newspaper benchmarking, the National Cost & Revenue Study. Publisher Benchmarks employs a Web-based dashboard with a virtually unlimited array of customizable metrics and comparisons. The confidential performance data is refreshed on a quarterly basis and available to participants 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Family Owners Conference

Save the date! Family Owners & Next Generation Leadership Conference. September 7-8, 2018 in Chicago

The Inlander

Your organization will receive up to six subscriptions to our monthly media newspaper.

Legal affairs hotline

Free advice to help you overcome legal challenges or questions.

What industry vendors say about Inland Press Association

“We’ve found Inland conferences offer great value and draw a wide range of industry leaders and decision-makers, so they are an essential part of our marketing and participation in the industry.”
Bill Ostendorf, president and founder, Creative Circle Media Solutions

An online HR network

We have a place where HR directors can share questions and intelligence.

Networking opportunities

You'll have easy access to progressive newspapers across the United States and Canada.

Access to great research tools

These will help you set standards, benchmark your company, survey your staff, understand industry salary and benefit costs, and grow advertising revenue.

What the new generation family owner says about Inland Press Association

“As a co-chair of (Inland’s) family owners group, I’ve found impactful connections with peers helping champion successive generations of family involvement to exchanging operational ideas. It’s unlike any group I’ve connected before and has created life-long lasting relationships.”
Francis Wick, President and CEO of Wick Communications on the value of the Family Owners & Next Generation Leadership Conference

Annual contests to honor your best work

Earn industry recognition, reward good work and bolster morale with Inland’s Newsroom Contests and Print Quality Contest.

A staff always at your service

Their deep industry experience makes Inland’s professional staff particularly helpful to your needs.

Our web site will help you connect with other members and stay abreast of Inland and industry news.

Join the Inland family

Contact Patty Slusher at 847-795-0380 or download our membership brochures and applications here.