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Spring 2019 Convention

Mark your calendars for INBA Spring Convention April 12-14 in Bloomington/Normal.  We will be at the Marriott in Uptown Normal.
 
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker will be this year's keynote speaker at the banquet Saturday night! He will share his thoughts on leading the state of Illinois a few months into his first term.
 
Award-winning broadcaster Boyd Huppert of KARE-TV in Minneapolis will conduct a storytelling workshop. 
 
Boyd Huppert
Photo Courtesy of Boyd Huppert
 
Convention Schedule
 
Friday
1-4        p.m.    Board Meeting     Beaufort 
4-6:30   p.m.    Student Scholarship Interviews  Beaufort
4-7        p.m.    Registration   Ballroom 
5-8        p.m.    Welcome Reception   Private Dining Room       
 
Saturday
 
8-9              a.m.   Registration    Ballroom
9-11:30       a.m.   Storytelling Workshop: Boyd Huppert   Redbird AB
11:30-1:00  p.m.  Lunch   Redbird C
1:00-3:00    p.m.   Storytelling Workshop: Boyd Huppert   Redbird AB
3:30-4:30    p.m.   Student Tape Critiques  Fell C
3:30-4:30    p.m.   AP/IPR Meeting  Fell B
4:30-5:00    p.m.   INBA Foundation Meeting   Fell B
5:30 -6:30   p.m.   Cocktail Reception   Redbird C
6:30-8:00    p.m.   Dinner     Redbird C
7:30            p.m.   Keynote, Gov. J.B. Pritzker      Redbird C
8:00            p.m.   SINBA Scholarship, SINBA Awards, AP Awards Ceremony    Redbird C
10:00          p.m.   Past President's Reception (hosted by past presidents, all are welcome)
 
Sunday 
 
9:00-10:30    a.m.   Session: Reporting on Your Boss: When Administrators or Owners Make the News      Redbird B
10:30-11:30  a.m.   Breakfast Buffet    Redbird B
11:45           a.m.   Closing Resolution    Redbird B
 
Tell your newsrooms, and reach out to former journalists now working in health care or business who continue to use their skills to tell the stories of their new occupations. Storytelling skills are transferable to many other types of marketing, public relations and nonprofit jobs. We hope to attract a large number of attendees so register early!
 
See more information on the flier below.
 
We hope to see you in Normal in April!
 
INBA Spring 19 Flier