2018 NETA Conference: Educate. Engage.  January 22-24 in Washington, DC
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Register now for the first public broadcasting conference of 2018!
2018 NETA.
Educate. Engage.
January 22-24 in Washington at the Marriott Marquis hotel.
     
Come for three days intensely devoted to public media's mission of education and  community engagement from every angle: resources, management, marketing, content creation, social media, evaluation, fundraising, distribution, and more.
    
Even if you have never attended a NETA conference before, this is the one to attend. Education and engagement are at the heart of public media's mission. You + our  partners at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS, and APTS will create a powerhouse start for 2018.
     
Registration is now open.
    

Big thanks to our underwriters & exhibitors!

 
Registration Hotel Sponsorship Schedule
with generous support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  

 
 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

  Hotel information

 

The Marriott Marquis hotel is a Silver LEED-certified property, and one of the largest hotels in DC, spanning nearly an entire city block. It is capped with an enormous atrium skylight which inspires the feeling of community together under one roof.
      
To reserve your room, use this link.
$205.00 per night plus taxes (includes free in-room Wi-fi)
Hotel room cancellation policy: 72 hours prior to arrival
Hotel room block closes December 31.

  
Getting There

The Marriott Marquis is less than two blocks from the METRO's Yellow Line station at Mount Vernon Square/7th Street/Convention Center. ($1.75 one-way fare from METRO's Reagan National Airport stop.) 
  
Cab fare from Reagan National Airport is approximately $16.00 one-way. Coming by Amtrak?  Union Station is less than two miles away from the hotel.

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Home Registration Sponsorship Schedule
with generous support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  

 
More about NETA, the National Educational Telecommunications Association:   www.netaonline.org
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Registration

 

Registration means access to all conference sessions, all presentations, all meals, breaks, and receptions, and to post-conference documentation.
   
All attendees must register.

Single-day passes, including all meals, are available.
Payment: VISA or MasterCard, purchase order, or we can invoice you. 
 

   NETA Members (Check the list.) Register
   Nonmembers Register
   APTS and PBS staff Register

    
* NETA board representatives, council chairs, and awards judges, please refer to the registration email for your VIP registration link.
    
Need help?
For assistance with your registration, please contact Tinia Milhouse at
803-978-1582.

   

Cancellation?  
We hope you don't have to cancel, but if you must, please send your written notice of cancellation to Tinia Milhouse, director of conference services/registrar.

Cancellations received in writing by December 31 will be refunded, minus a $50 administrative fee.  Substitutions are accepted through December 31, 2017. 

 

There are no refunds for registrations cancelled after December 31, 2017.        
 

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Home Hotel Sponsorship Schedule
with generous support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
 

 
More about NETA, the National Educational Telecommunications Association:   www.netaonline.org
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule as of October 20 - Subject to change
                                              

 

  Monday January 22

8:00 AM Registration Opens
9:00 AM Ed Camp / Council Meetings

10:00 AM

NETA Board Meeting

11:00 AM

Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

  Noon

Welcome Luncheon hosted by CPB with Leadership Keynote

  2:00 PM

General Session: Who are today's learners?

  3:15 PM

General Session:
How can public media meet the needs of today's learner?

  4:30 PM

General Session:
The New Philanthropy - A look at the future landscape

  5:15 PM CPB Reception

  6:30 PM

Dinner hosted by CPB

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 Tuesday January 23
  Registration is open throughout the day.

  8:00 AM

Breakfast hosted by CPB

  9:00 AM

General Session: How can public media reach today's learners?

10:15 AM

Remarks by Tom Rieland, NETA board chair

10:45 AM Networking break with Exhibitors

11:15 AM

Professional Development Concurrent Sessions

12:30 PM

Lunch hosted by Sesame Street in Communities

  2:15 PM

Professional Development Concurrent Sessions

  3:15 PM

Networking break with Exhibitors

  3:45 PM

Professional Development Concurrent Sessions

  4:45 PM

The 2018 NETA Awards

  6:00 PM

The 2018 NETA Awards Celebration Reception

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  Wednesday January 24

  7:30 AM

Breakfast

  9:00 AM

Professional Development Concurrent Sessions

 10:00 AM

Professional Development Concurrent Sessions

  11:00 AM

Closing Session with NETA president Eric Hyyppa

 

 

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Home Registration Sponsorship Hotel
with generous support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
 

 
More about NETA, the National Educational Telecommunications Association:   www.netaonline.org
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Sponsorship information


  Opportunities
 
     Wi-fi*
     A/V support*
     Awards reception*
     Tuesday lunch - sold!
     Tuesday AM break *
     Tuesday PM break *
     Wednesday breakfast*
     Travel grants
     Badge and lanyard*
     Agenda at-a-glance - sold!
     Exhibitor*

     Mobile app banners

     Room drop*
     more ...
    
    
* complimentary registration
          included
  

2018 - Start Strong: engage with 300+ public broadcasting professionals from all over as they gather in Washington, D.C.
  
Connect with them by underwriting the conference essentials: meals, Wi-fi, refreshments, audio/visual. Showcase your business as an exhibitor. Sponsorships are available starting at $500.


      The 2018 NETA Conference
      Sponsor / Exhibitor information:
         -  (pdf / 7 pages)    
         -  (pdf / 1 page summary)
 

Reserve your choice now: Sponsor/Exhibitor application
   
Contact Steve Mandel (803-978-1589) or Lisa Lehman (803-978-1578) to discuss your plans.

 

Act fast: commitment deadline is October 31.
 

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More about NETA, the National Educational Telecommunications Association:   www.netaonline.org