niche CEO summit Dec. 4-5, 2018

Strategy, Revenue & Connections for Media CEOs

October 6-7, 2020 in Chicago!

Super Early Bird Registration — save $200!

New Expanded Format!

Timed perfectly for 2021 strategy and planning! With a mix of general strategy sessions and focused tracks for B2B and Consumer audience niche media companies, this is the perfect deep dive format to assess your tactics, adjust strategies, and find growth solutions!

Limited to 100 Niche Owners and CEOs! This is our biggest resource-packed Niche CEO Summit yet!

  • Market-specific moderated discussion groups for best connections, idea sharing, and brainstorming
  • Dedicated revenue topic tracks focused on B2B and Consumer media challenges
  • Fresh strategy presentations from successful media leaders and publishers!

Held at the Eaglewood Resort & Spa in the Chicago area —  a “CEO Retreat” environment so you can recharge, relax and continue your conversations over golf, bocce ball, or a cocktail. Then head back to the office ready to make 2021 your best year ever!

Check out the Niche CEO Summit in Action!

*Qualifications to Participate

  • Head Niche Honcho: CEO/Owner/Publisher/President/Executive Director
  • OR… C-Suite Executive at corporate media company
  • Company should represent multiple media properties
  • Must be willing & ready to share information and foster environment of open communication
  • Must commit to attending all Niche CEO Summit events, including the CEO Summit Welcome Reception Extravaganza
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Boardroom Discussion Topics

Our “Boardroom” conversations are a terrific environment for digging deep into media strategy and sharing ideas. Broken out by B2B or Consumer markets, size of media company, and by topic groups, these discussions are limited to 15 CEOs plus a group leader. Specific topics defined on-site by you and your peer CEOs.

Strategic Topics

  • Digital Revenue
  • Compensation & Sales Management
  • Events
  • Membership Models
  • “CEO Stuff” (Running Your Business)
  • Custom Publishing
  • Media Integration


Bonus sessions included with your CEO Summit registration!

M&A Advisor Session!

Looking to buy or sell media companies this year? Get detailed advice, information, and checklists for the smoothest transaction possible! Dedicated session just for buyers and sellers!

Million Dollar Idea Mania!
Share your best “million dollar” idea and get at least 30 awesome revenue ideas in return!
Super fun networking session before the CEO Summit Welcome Reception Extravaganza!

Hot Topics!

  • Company Culture & Staffing
  • Audience Building
  • Digital Conversion Strategy
  • Brand Extensions
  • Subscription Revenue Growth
  • Revenue Mix Strategy
  • And More!


Niche Networking at its Best!

The Niche CEO Summit provides an amazing atmosphere of collaborative sharing with your peers. Facilitated Boardroom Discussions and dedicated casual networking time create connections, and generate ideas and insights that evolve your publishing strategy!

around the board table

Attendees love the interaction in the small Boardroom Discussion groups!

niche party!

Welcome Reception Extravaganza — meet all 100 fellow CEO attendees before the Summit even starts!

attendee group shot

Revenue ideas flying in Million Dollar Idea Mania!

Ready to maximize your company’s revenue and business growth?

 Sign up for more CEO Summit info plus revenue and organizational strategies and tips!