• Best of the Midwest College Journalism Convention

    2018 Best of the Midwest College Journalism Convention
    Feb. 16-18, 2018 · Millennium Hotel · Minneapolis

    The Best of the Midwest Convention is a gathering of college news journalists and advisers working with print and online media. Associated Collegiate Press prepares about 30 practical learning sessions, including general topic keynotes, problem-solving breakouts and discussion groups. Other convention activities include ACP’s Best of Show contest for general excellence, Best of the Midwest individual contests, a reception, and critiques of student news media.

    With typical attendance of around 250 delegates, the ACP Best of the Midwest gathering has become an annual place to seek solutions, share success stories, discover trends and network with students and advisers from around the greater Midwest region.

  • Midwinter National College Journalism Convention

    34th Annual ACP National College Journalism Convention
    March 1-3, 2018 · Hyatt Regency · Long Beach, California

    The Midwinter National College Journalism Convention is a gathering of college journalists and advisers. Associated Collegiate Press prepares more than 100 practical and professional learning sessions, from high-profile keynotes to specific, problem-solving breakouts, hands-on workshops and discussion groups. Other convention activities include tabletop exhibits from vendors who sell to student media, ACP’s Best of Show contest, receptions, and critiques of student news media. Breakout sessions for news media, both print and online outlets, are planned to meet the publishing and broadcasting needs of all college and university student media. Some are specifically for college dailies, some for journalists at community colleges and private schools. Whether it’s ethics and law, technology and design, advertising and business operations, photography and art, how to use the latest software or just the basics of news writing and reporting, this convention covers all the bases.

    With typical attendance of more than 750 and growing fast, the ACP midwinter gathering has become the place to seek solutions to the most challenging publishing and broadcasting problems, share success stories, see what’s new in the media marketplace, discover trends and network with students and advisers from the United States, Canada and often other countries. ACP sometimes partners with a state or regional association to assist with programming or to hold affiliate events.

    Upcoming conventions:

    • Feb. 28-March 3, 2019, Hyatt Regency, La Jolla, California
    • Feb. 27-March 1, 2020, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco
  • Summer Journalism Workshop

    ACP/CMA/CMBAM/CBI College Media Mega Workshop
    July 12-15, 2018 · University of Minnesota · Minneapolis

    Four days that will make a difference.

    The 2018 workshops will include the following tracks:

    • Advising
    • Editorial Leadership
    • Storytelling
    • Design/Redesign
    • Visual Storytelling
    • Digital Journalism
    • Sports Reporting
    • Ad Rep Boot Camp
    • Broadcast Management

    This workshop is co-located with the CMBAM Ad Manager Workshop.

  • National College Media Convention

    ACP/CMA National College Media Convention
    Oct. 25-29, 2017 · Sheraton · Dallas

    The National College Media Convention is the largest gathering of college journalists and advisers in the world. Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association prepare more than 350 practical and professional learning sessions, from high-profile keynotes to specific, problem-solving breakouts, hands-on workshops and discussion groups. Other convention activities include an exhibit hall with vendors who sell to student media, Best of Show contest, receptions, awards convocations, critiques and a newspaper job fair.

    Breakout sessions for newspapers, online outlets, broadcast stations, yearbooks and magazines are planned to meet the publishing, online/digital and broadcasting needs of all college and university student media. Some are specifically for college dailies, some for journalists at community colleges and private schools. Others are for those looking for the latest information from the FCC affecting their campus radio station or how to use the latest software. Whether it’s ethics and law, technology and design, advertising and business operations, photography and art or just the basics of news writing and reporting, this convention covers all the bases.

    With typical attendance of 1,700 delegates, the annual fall gathering has become the place to seek solutions to the most challenging publishing and broadcasting problems, share success stories, see what’s new in the media marketplace, discover trends and network with students and advisers from the United States, Canada and often other countries.

    Upcoming conventions:

    • Oct. 25-28, 2018, Galt House, Louisville, Kentucky
    • Oct.31-Nov.3, 2019, Grand Hyatt, Washington, D.C.