Digiday Publishing Summit

September 23-25, 2024 || Miami, FL

The Digiday Publishing Summit will convene an influential group of media execs in order to give them the venue to discuss these new strategies, identify common pain points as well as pitch solutions and ultimately, make valuable business connections within the media industry. Whether it’s happening on the main-stage, in the town halls or one-to-one during cocktail hours, attendees will be able to connect with other decision-makers and innovative vendors to generate new ideas and action plans to take back to the office.

Join us at the Digiday Publishing Summit this September and leave armed with valuable connections and honest insights to benefit your business.

Prices on passes increase after July 15. Add a reminder to your calendar.

Speakers

  • speaker
    Christine CookBLOOMBERG MEDIAGLOBAL CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER
  • speaker
    Jen DorreHEARST SVP, AD PRODUCTS & DATA
  • speaker
    Katie FriedmanBUSINESS INSIDERCHIEF SUBSCRIPTIONS OFFICER
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Agenda

2:00 p.m. EDT
Registration Opens
2:30 p.m. EDT
Opening Remarks & Key Trends
speaker

Tim Peterson

SENIOR MEDIA EDITOR

DIGIDAY

speaker

Kayleigh Barber

MEDIA EDITOR

DIGIDAY

speaker

Sara Guaglione

SENIOR MEDIA REPORTER

DIGIDAY

2:40 p.m. EDT
Audience: Quality Over Quantity

With social referral traffic continuing to decline, what are other ways publishers can develop and grow an audience? In this session, hear from one publisher about focusing on quality over quantity and investing in different spaces – including some surprisingly traditional ones – to successfully engage readers.

3:00 p.m. EDT
Sponsor Dialogue

Sponsor Session

3:15 p.m. EDT
Addressing Misinformation with AI

Between world conflicts and political elections this year, combating misinformation as it circulates online is critical for news publishers. This session will examine how one publisher takes on this challenge and uses technology to insulate the publication’s journalism.

3:35 p.m. EDT
What Does the Future Hold? Publishers’ Perspectives on the Next 5 Years

In this session, we’ll share a sneak peek into findings from our survey of decision-makers at 100 top media and publishing companies, focusing on the shift from third-party cookies to robust first-party data strategies. We’ll dive into the challenges, priorities, and investments that are top of mind for media executives and share some bold predictions for 2024.

3:55 p.m. EDT
Sponsor Dialogue

Sponsor Session

4:05 p.m. EDT
Navigating a Cookieless Future: Unlocking the Power of Alternative ID’

Publishers must prepare now for a cookieless future. Alternative IDs have emerged as the pathway to future success, but not all IDs are born equal. In this session, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from identity resolution experts from both the buy and sell sides, who will share what they think it takes for a new identity solution to thrive. You’ll also hear how one publisher offers scale, accuracy, precision, and interoperability–all key elements necessary to enable effective addressability and monetization going forward.

4:25 p.m. EDT
Growing a Programmatic Business Amid Third-Party Cookie Phaseout

The third-party cookie isn’t simply going away; it’s already gone in many cases. And that’s not the only programmatic shift publishers must navigate. In this session, hear how one publisher manages its programmatic business amid all the changes.

4:45 p.m. EDT
Town Hall & Challenge Board

Publishers only 

Join this open and honest discussion to delve into the industry’s challenges and opportunities. This discussion will be conducted under Chatham House Rules and will begin with Digiday’s exclusive research and its infamous Challenge Board.

5:45 p.m. EDT
VIP Welcome Reception

By invitation only 

6:00 p.m. EDT
8 Minute Meetings

Round 1!
The 8-Minute Meetings are designed to help connect participants with innovative technology platforms and build valuable business relationships.

7:00 p.m. EDT
Cocktail Reception
8:00 p.m. EDT
Dinner with Strangers

Don’t have dinner plans? Join other event attendees for a lively dinner + drinks. Digiday has made a reservation for the group. Please note that costs are at your discretion.

9:30 p.m. EDT
After Hours Hangout
8:00 a.m. EDT
Breakfast
8:30 a.m. EDT
Welcome Back
speaker

Tim Peterson

SENIOR MEDIA EDITOR

DIGIDAY

speaker

Kayleigh Barber

MEDIA EDITOR

DIGIDAY

speaker

Sara Guaglione

SENIOR MEDIA REPORTER

DIGIDAY

speaker

Sara Jerde

MANAGING EDITOR

DIGIDAY

8:35 a.m. EDT
Growing a Media Start-up in an Unstable Market

This publisher launched in a tumultuous time for the media industry, but staying lean and focused, the company is eyeing growth as it kicks off its second year. Centering around events, owned & operated platforms, and emerging markets, In this session, we’ll discuss how the media start-up is approaching controlled expansion in 2024.

8:55 a.m. EDT
How Addressability Changes Will Impact Publishers’ Entire Stack

Audience addressability remains front and center this year, with Google lagging behind its promise to deprecate third-party cookies in Chrome. Nonetheless, publishers embark on their post-cookie journey, and when they do, they must consider how addressability changes will affect their entire stack and future-proof their business accordingly.

9:10 a.m. EDT
Commerce Commitment

This publisher is all-in on its commerce marketplace to create a more distinguished and cohesive strategy for this revenue stream. In this session, we’ll discuss what tactics worked best.

9:30 a.m. EDT
Sponsor Dialogue

Sponsor Session

9:40 a.m. EDT
Building an Enthusiastic Fan Base

Specialist media brands that cater to niche audiences may be the future of digital publishing, with recent advancements in generative AI chat interfaces threatening titles reliant on providing general interest information. This session will address how one media company builds and engages a global community of gaming enthusiasts and beyond through a multi-platform, always-on strategy spanning category-specific publications, digital channels, and broadcast events.

10:10 a.m. EDT
Sponsor Dialogue

Sponsor Session

10:20 a.m. EDT
Coffee Break
10:40 a.m. EDT
Content Session – TBD
10:50 a.m. EDT
Sponsor Dialogue

Sponsor Session

11:00 a.m. EDT
Town Hall

Publishers only.

Join this open and honest discussion to delve into the industry’s challenges and opportunities. This discussion will be conducted under Chatham House Rules and will begin with Digiday’s exclusive research and its infamous Challenge Board.

We’ll devise solutions to some key challenges discussed on Day 1.

Sandboxes:
11:45 — TBD

11:55 — TBD

12:05 — TBD

12:15 p.m. EDT
Lunch
1:00 p.m. EDT
Afternoon Activities

Use this time to get fresh air, catch up on emails, or take a quick nap. We’ll see you back at the conference at 6 pm.

6:00 p.m. EDT
8 Minute Meetings

The 8-Minute Meetings are designed to help connect participants with innovative technology platforms and build valuable business relationships.

7:00 p.m. EDT
Cocktail Reception

Join us for a cocktail to wrap up day two of the summit. Open to all.

8:00 p.m. EDT
Dinner with Friends

Don’t have dinner plans? Join other event attendees for a lively dinner + drinks. Digiday has made a reservation for the group. Please note that costs are at your discretion.

9:30 p.m. EDT
After Hours Hangout
8:30 a.m. EDT
Breakfast
9:25 a.m. EDT
Welcome Back
speaker
Moderator
Tim Peterson
10:00 a.m. EDT
The Power of Original Shows in the Streaming Era

Publishers’ video businesses have extended beyond platforms like YouTube and TikTok into TV and streaming. In this session, hear how one publisher has set up a business around developing and producing original shows for HBO, Netflix, and Amazon Prime Video.

9:20 a.m. EDT
Data & Monetization: Breakthrough strategies for revenue growth

TBD

10:40 a.m. EDT
Sponsor Dialogue

Sponsor Session

11:00 a.m. EDT
Identifying Cookieless Ad Revenue

Publishers have had to adopt cookieless solutions, such as alternative IDs, to protect their ad revenue amid the third-party cookie phaseout. In this session, hear how one publisher is working to understand the impact these IDs have on its ad business and mitigate any negative impact on user experience.

11:20 a.m. EDT
Sponsor Dialogue
11:30 a.m. EDT
Content Session
11:50 a.m. EDT
Closing Remarks & Key Takeaways

Hear a summary and key takeaways from 3 days of content.

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Sponsors

Venue

The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne

455 Grand Bay Drive Miami
FL 33149

Pass Options

Connect Pass
$3,395
  • Super Early Rate
    Prices rise to $3,595 after July 15
  • • Access to three days of key insights and honest discussion
  • Three one-on-one 8-Minute Meetings with publishing executives of your choice
  • Early access to book the one-to-one meetings of your choice
  • • Networking functions including meals, cocktail receptions, attendee activities and more
  • • Access to our meeting scheduler to help you find the perfect prospects
  • Publishing execs: You may be eligible for a discounted Publisher Pass. Contact us here to find out.
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Premium Connect Pass
$4,795
  • Super Early Rate
    Prices rise to $4,995 after July 15
  • • Access to three days of key insights and honest discussion
  • Five one-on-one 8-Minute Meetings with publishing executives of your choice
  • • Early access to book the one-to-one meetings of your choice
  • • Networking functions including meals, cocktail receptions, attendee activities and more
  • • Access to our meeting scheduler to help you find the perfect prospects
  • Publishing execs: You may be eligible for a discounted Publisher Pass. Contact us here to find out.
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