Fall 2021 Meeting:  Sept. 15-17 | Columbus, OH

The Fall MNAEA Meeting is ON!!!  The meeting is scheduled for September 15-17 in Columbus, Ohio. The meetings will be held at the beautiful AC Hotel in Dublin, OH (a suburb of Columbus).  The area, known as Bridge Park, boasts of outstanding restaurants, nightlife and shopping all within walking distance of the hotel.  For more on the area, visit:  https://www.bridgepark.com/     For planning purposes, the hotel is 14 miles from the Columbus Airport.

We have negotiated a room rate of $229 per night and have a minimum number of rooms we must fill.  DO NOT make your reservations through a travel site such as Expedia, Travelocity, etc.  YOU MUST book through this link for MNAEA to be credited for your stay:  Book your group rate for MNAEA- Multi-Media Newspaper- Executive Association  The deadline for room reservations is Monday, August 16!

Current members are expected to do presentations to the group.  You can present on a variety of topics to include: best sales initiative; organizational structure; incentive plans; creative approaches to winning new business; training and sales development programs; profitable event ideas; and client retention strategies to name a few. Ideas will be judged in two areas — Most Innovative Idea and Best Revenue Driver.  You are encouraged to share anything you are most proud of over the past 6 months.  There is not a specific template you are required to use, but please include detailed information on your slide (success, general information, contact information, etc.).

Members and guests should plan to arrive Wednesday, September 15 and plan to depart after 1:00 pm, Friday, September 17.


Here is the standard agenda for the meeting and festivities:

Evening prior

5:00 pm                               MNAEA Board Meeting (board members only)

7:30 pm                               Optional “On Your Own Dime” group dinner


Day 1                                                                        

8:00 am – 9:00 am           Breakfast

9:00 am – 11:30 am         MNAEA Meeting

11:30 am – 12 noon         Bloody Mary’s & Margaritas

12 noon – 1:00 pm           Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm           MNAEA Meeting

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm           Break

2:45 pm – 5;00 pm           MNAEA Meeting

7:00 pm                            MNAEA Group Dinner


Day 2

8:00 am – 9:00 am             Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:30 am             Board Meeting

9:00 am – 12:00 noon        MNAEA Meeting