Digital Media North America 2017

Digital Media North America 2017

19 Oct 2017 to 20 Oct 2017
The Thomson Reuters Building, New York City
United States of America (the)

Be at the forefront of digital innovation!

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the News Media Alliance announced that they will jointly organize the first Digital Media North America conference this fall.

WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media conferences have become a referent in the digital news publishing industry, with more than 1,200 delegates from around the globe attending the Digital Media Europe (DME), Digital Media Asia (DMA), Digital Media LATAM (DML) and Digital Media India (DMI) editions last year. This DMx network of events makes it one of the most relevant international business platforms dedicated to the transformation of the news media industry.


Speakers at previous editions

What people have to say about the Digital Media Series


  • “I was very impressed by the scale and turnout of WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Conferences. Lots of inquisitive minds and provoking questions.” 

    Ryan Kellett, Director of Audience Growth, The Washington Post, USA

  • "The digital media conferences are a great opportunity to exchange ideas and learn about real-world approaches of companies that are having the greatest success with their products and cultural changes. It's well worth attending these WAN-IFRA events.”

    Michael Golden, Vice Chairman, The New York Times Company, USA

  • “What a great line-up of speakers and what a crowd! Very open and interested. Highly rewarding to be here." 

    Xavier van Leeuwe, Director of Marketing & Data, NRC Media, Netherlands


North American Digital Media Awards

North American Digital Media Awards will showcase your achievements, expertise and innovative approaches. Shortlisted projects will be presented to the World Digital Media Awards competition to benchmarch categories and select the best of the best in the world. World winners will be announced during the Award giving Ceremony to be held the 11th of October in Berlin.

The competition is now open. Register here!

Key dates for participation:

  • 15 May 2017: Registration opens
    23 June 2017: Registration closes
    30 June 2017: Deadline to upload your project
    01 July 2017 - 09 July 2017: Jury evaluation
    12 July 2017: Finalists will be announced
    19 Oct 2017: Winners will be officially announced at the WAN-IFRA Digital Media North America in New York City.


Digital Media North America 2017

Strategic Partner



The News Media Alliance is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., representing the news media industry, empowering members to succeed in today’s fast-moving media environment. Their members represent nearly 2,000 diverse news organizations in the United States and Canada—from the largest news groups and international outlets to hyperlocal news sources, from digital-only and digital-first to print news.

Platinum Sponsor

Reuters, the world’s largest international news agency, is the leading provider of real-time, high-impact, multimedia news content and services to newspapers, broadcasters & online platforms. Each day 2,500 journalists in nearly 200 bureaus around the globe deliver unparalleled international and national news coverage in 16 languages with speed, impartiality and insight.


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