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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.

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.

Free sample results from NICS

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

A word from the president of Inland Press Association

"Inland continues to feature strong fellowship, camaraderie and collective commitment to help advance each other and this special group. It’s a hard combination to find elsewhere that’s refreshing and reassuring, especially as we all face new challenges and opportunities in our evolving business."
Mike Gugliotto, President & CEO, Pioneer News Group, Seattle, Inland Press Association President, 2015-2016

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.

Two free quarters of Publisher's Benchmarks

Non-subscribers can try out our web-based dynamic tool for strategic decision-making.

What current members say about Inland Press Association

"You’d be hard pressed to leave an Inland conference without a list of ideas to implement thanks to the speakers, vendors and industry peers."
Andrew S. Dix, Director of Dix Communications and Publisher, The Daily Jeffersonian, The Daily Record and Times-Gazette

Family ownership and group executives

Inland has the industry's only conferences dedicated to these key areas of concern.

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.

Inland Fellows leadership program

We can help you prepare your management-track employees for leadership.

What the new generation family owner says about Inland Press Association

“It is not an exaggeration to say that the Family Owner conferences are among the main things that enabled me to take on my roles of Chairman of the Board and Chief Operating Officer.”
Will Randall, Chairman of the Board and COO, Randall Family LLC, publisher of The Frederick (Md.) News-Post

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.