Join the Future of Publishing at WIP!

March 18th, 2019 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Publishing is constantly evolving, with new digital channels, hyper focused content, seriously cool event launches, and print magazine revamps — and female media Owners, VPs, Managers, and Editors are leading the charge!

The Women in Publishing Summit (WIP) advocates the role of women in the future of media, and supports the female rising stars and current success drivers of niche publishing!

This is a one-day deep dive into publishing career development for personal and industry advancement. Meet mentors and sponsors that support the advancement of women in media, and get insights into your career opportunities and media industry changes.

Topics include:

  • Future publishing roles (& how to prepare)
  • Managing up + Team development
  • Real-life career advice and ideas
  • Work/life balance
  • Negotiation tactics
  • HR issues
  • Company culture trends
  • Experience & education development

Bonus: Dedicated Career Development roundtables by publishing job focus/function and career topics, led by experienced Media Mentors! Whether you’re just starting out, or ready to change directions within the industry, this is your opportunity to brainstorm, get advice, and make new connections!

Who Should Attend:

Media Leaders and Managers committed to publishing and ready to further their career and company PLUS Rising Stars and Staffers looking for connections, advice and a career plan!

All media job functions! (Current roles or future goals!) Sales, Events, Publishers, Audience Development, Marketing, Editorial, Design and Production, Human Resources, Finance, Digital Programs, Social Media.

Hey, WIP needs male participation too! If you work alongside women in media, your voice is needed in these conversations to further the future of publishing!

SOLD OUT!

The Women in Publishing Summit and the main Super Niche event are now sold out.

WIP Awesome Speakers!

Debbie Bates-Schrott

Debbie Bates-Schrott

Founder/CEO, Bates Creative

Rebekah Darksmith

Rebekah Darksmith

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Public Library of Science

Phyllis Cole McKnight

Phyllis Cole McKnight

Group Publisher, D Magazine

Elly Devries

Elly Devries

Publisher, Group Tour Media

Benny DiCecca

Benny DiCecca

Media Strategy Consultant, DiCecca Consulting

Elizabeth Green

Elizabeth Green

CEO, Brief Media

Don Harkey

Don Harkey

CEO, People Centric Consulting Group

Roberta Mueller

Roberta Mueller

SVP Product Development, Northstar Travel Group

Elizabeth Petersen

Elizabeth Petersen

Project Director, Simplify Compliance

WIP Summit Sponsors

Thanks to our Women in Publishing Sponsors! These companies promote women on their journey in publishing, and support the future of the industry with their products, services and solutions.

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Overview of schedule. Please visit the Agenda page for full details.

Don’t miss the exclusive party!

Extend your networking at the Women in Publishing Happy Hour!

Meet the WIP Advisory Board!

Executive Director

Kristi Dougherty

Kristi Dougherty

VP Mktg & Programs, Niche Media

 

Board Members

Debbie Bates-Schrott

Debbie Bates-Schrott

Founder/CEO, Bates Creative

 

Board Members

Dr. Sheila Brooks

Dr. Sheila Brooks

Founder, President & CEO, SRB Communications

Board Members

Diana Day

Diana Day

COO, People Centric Consulting Group

 

Ronda Hughes

Ronda Hughes

VP, Digital Media & Audience Engagement, EnsembleIQ

 

Diana Landau

Diana Landau

Blog Editor/Content Wrangler, Niche Media

 

Phyllis Cole McKnight

Phyllis Cole McKnight

Group Publisher, D Magazine

 

 Roberta Muller

Roberta Muller

SVP, Product Development, Northstar Travel Group

 

Joyce Neth

Joyce Neth

VP, Dir Audience Devt & Research, WATT Global Media

 

Nancy O’Brien

Nancy O’Brien

Associate Publisher, AIN Publications

 

Elizabeth Petersen

Elizabeth Petersen

Project Director, Simplify Compliance

 

Rachel Wimberley

Rachel Wimberley

President, Tarsus Media