In an extraordinary dive into an innovative media scene, let INMA guide you through emerging best practices and strategies from the leading European companies, with a special emphasis on Norway and Sweden: one conference, one study tour, one seminar — all in one week, choose what your time and budget allow. You will leave as a Media Viking.
In an intense two days, learn how innovative Swedish and Norwegian media companies are reinventing themselves for the Digital Age, punctuated with interactions by innovative Scandinavian start-ups that are disrupting media concepts.
Go inside companies in Stockholm and Oslo and meet face-to-face with decision-makers and leaders.Learn More
While the global news brands grab the headlines, local media rules are being re-written as digital consumes readers and advertisers.
In this one-day seminar, burrow into case studies of European local media companies succeeding in business model reinvention – rapid-fire Brainsnack Presentations in the morning and “unconferencing” ideation in the afternoon. With a particular focus on 'digital subscriptions' for local media.
The INMA European News Media Conference is where European media executives gather for a passionate and creative look at the changing revenue and brand dynamics impacting the relationship between content and audiences.
Learn the latest from European media companies in this 45th annual event. Topics will include:
• Paid content: freemium vs metered model
• A.I. Revolution for News Media
• Unique Values of News Brands in the Age of Distributed Content & Fake News
• (Big) Data Analytics in PRACTICE
• Personalisation: learning from the Amazons, Spotify's and Netflixs?
• Growing ad revenue: confronting advertiser misconceptions
• Growing ad revenue: Google, Facebook. Can news media be the 3rd player?
• The Talent War: Beating Tech Companies for Talent
Managing Director Styria Mark.Serv
Styria Media, Austria
Upday, Axel Springer, Germany
Oslo's Scandic St. Olavs Place Hotel is offering a special accommodation rate for INMA delegates:
Single room: NOK1490 (~€165) per night, includes breakfast, WiFi and tax
Double room: NOK1690 (~€185) per night, includes breakfast, WiFi and tax
To book a room at the Scandic St Olavs Plass Hotel, contact the hotel directly at Scandic St Olavs Plass website. Use this special booking code "BINM270917" to get the preferential rate (n.b.: works only on the English language site).
All sessions and presentations will be held in English.
Conference and Local Media Day registrations are subject to a €350 fee for cancellation between July 20, 2017, and August 15, 2017. No refunds or credits are granted after August 15, 2017.
Study Tour registrations are subject to a €1500 fee for cancellations between January 1, 2017 and July 20, 2017. No refunds or credits are granted after July 20, 2017.
Hotel room cancellations must be made directly with hotel.
Europe Division Board
Essential Map of Oslo
The brand new Scandic St Olavs Plass Hotel in Oslo is the venue for the Local Media Day 2017 & 2017 INMA European News Media Conference.
Scandinavian Media Study Tour
To allow you to focus on the meetings and discussions, the Scandinavian Media Study Tour is fully guided and all inclusive, Sundaynight accommodation in Stockholm, travel from Stockholm to Oslo, 2 dinners (Sundaynight, Mondaynight), Mondaynight hotelroom in Oslo, lunches and transportation to the different visits. The only items not included are: your individual flight to Stockholm and flight back home from Oslo, your individual airport-transfers arriving in Stockholm and your hotel accommodation in Oslo Tuesday night.
Study Tour, Stockholm: Participants of the Scandinavian Media Study Tour should fly into Stockholm on Sunday afternoon, 24 September.
Conference + Ideas Day, Oslo: Participants for the European News Media Conference and Local Media Ideas Day should fly to Oslo Gardemoen Airport.
Oslo airport to the city centre
Traveling to the city centre of Oslo is inexpensive and easy via shuttle train Flytoget
which takes you to 'Oslo S' (Oslo Central Station) (every train) or 'Nationaltheatret' (every other train).
A one-way ticket costs NOK180 (approx. €19). Trains run from 5.35 to 12.35 every 10 minutes.
From 'Nationaltheatret' to Scandic St Olavs Hotel
Walk: If you get a train from the Oslo Airport that goes to 'Nationaltheatret' (that is every other train), it's just a short 500m (7 minutes) walk to the Scandic St Olavs Hotel. Click here for Google map instructions.
From Oslo Central Station to Scandic St Olavs Hotel
Walk: a pleasant 1.4-kilometer walk (15 minutes) if the weather permits. Instructions here.
By taxi: 6 minutes to the Scandic St Olavs Plass Hotel. Taxis are outside the station.
By bus: walk to Jernbanetorget and take Bus 37 to Nydalen T. Get off at Nordahl Bruns Gate (two stops), then walk 350 meters to the Scandic St Olavs Plass Hotel.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Stockholm City Centre
The Arlanda express train takes you from Stockholm Arlanda Airport to the city centre. The platform is easily accessible, underneath the arrival terminals. Departure is every 15 minutes for most of the day. Travel time is 20 minutes.
If you want to register a group of 5 or more people, email us at this address. Group discounts apply!
Are you a (media) startup? Apply by email to register at our 'startup rates'.
Registration rates are for INMA members only. But not to worry if you're not a member, for your convenience, the registration rate is the same for non-members plus a €750 one-year membership fee for a full 1-year membership.
For more information on the many benefits of INMA membership, click here.
You must be an INMA member to participate in Media Viking Week activities. But if you're not: not to worry, your registration will include a 1-year INMA membership!
* Study tour registration fee includes: 1 hotel night (Sunday night) in Stockholm, 1 hotel night in Oslo (Monday night), Sundaynight dinner, 2 lunches, local transport, coffee breaks, and coach flight from Stockholm to Oslo.
** Local Media Ideas Day Registration fee includes: all sessions, lunch, coffee breaks.
*** European Conference registration fee includes: 2 lunches, all conference sessions, all breaks, opening reception.
Terms & conditions apply regarding cancellation of registrations.
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Head of European Division
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