Make plans to attend the 2019 convention in Tyler, April 4-6

An all-day sales training session by an enthusiastic Ryan Dorhn will highlight the 2019 NETPA Convention in Tyler April 4-6. The training is on Friday, April 5, and is available as a one-day session for the low price of $50 per person for newspapers that want to bring their staff just for the training. The price includes lunch.

Make your reservations now at he Hilton Garden Inn by calling the hotel directly at 903-509-1166. Be sure to ask for the NETPA rate. Rooms are only $99 per night and include breakfast. Book your room online.

“From 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, April 5, Dohrn with 360 Ad Sales Strategy & Training will provide us with a great program designed to help us all make money. Many of our newspapers don’t have access to good sales training and the NETPA felt it would be a good investment to bring Ryan in to help all of us sharpen our sales skills,” said Brad Blakemore, convention chairman.

Download more information and registration form

Tentative Schedule

Thursday, April 4
8 a.m. tee time NETPA Golf Tournament – Holly Tree Country Club
3 – 6 p.m. Registration desk opens in meeting foyer
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. NETPA Board Meeting
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. First Timers’ Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner & Bingo (in hotel)
Friday, April 5
8 a.m. Registration desk opens in meeting foyer
8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast / self serve in lobby
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Ryan Dohrn – sales training w/ break for lunch
3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Free time to explore Tyler
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Reception (in hotel)
7:00 p.m. Dinner (in hotel) –Sam C. Holloway & Tom Mooney presentations
NETPA Live Auction

Saturday, April 6
8 – 10 a.m. Registration desk opens in meeting foyer
8 – 8:30 a.m. General membership meeting

TPA President report / Memorial report / Financial report
TPA Legislative update?

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Making Sales Soar Like Magic – Lou Ann Sornson / Metro Creative Graphics
10:00 a.m. Brunch buffet
10:30 – 12:30 p.m. NETPA Better Newspaper Contest Awards Brunch
Check out by 2 p.m.