World Media Leaders Summit, World Editors Summit, Women in News Summit, Golden Pen of Freedom
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Events in Europe have focused attention on the challenges ahead. While news interest is high, sustainability, democratic freedoms, truth and prosperity are at risk. Join us as we share experiences, celebrate successes and unite for the struggles ahead.
The Congress is the most important annual gathering of news media executives, typically attended by 700 to 1500 C-level decision-makers from more than 80 countries. The Congress hosts important community meet-ups.
The World News Media Congress is the most important annual gathering of news media leaders and has been so since 1948. Typically some 700 to 1500 C-level decision-makers from more than 80 countries attend.
In addition to the latest trends, insights and case studies from industry leaders, you’ll enjoy
>> Specialist tracks
Tailored sessions for Media Leaders, Editors, Women in News, Spanish Media and those interested in the Future of Tech and Media
>> Awards for the best
Global recognition of journalism that makes a difference (World News Day), digital excellence (Digital Media Awards) and press freedom heroes (Golden Pen of Freedom)
>> Unrivalled networking
Mix with experts, change-makers and thought leaders through high-level meetings, strategic roadmaps, practical case studies
“Leaving Glasgow after an inspiring World News Media Congress. Thank you, WAN-IFRA, for putting together such a rich programme. There are plenty of reasons to feel upbeat about the industry and journalism – in particular amazing individuals.”
Dr. Alexandra Borchardt – Coach, Table Stakes Europe; Senior Research Associate, Reuters Institute, UK
“It was an absolute pleasure to be able to contribute to the Congress. The rest of the conference was brilliant, informative and extremely well organised. Many congratulations to you and your team”.
Nina Goswami – Creative Diversity Lead, 50:50 Project and BBC News, UK
“What a wonderful conference! Honestly one of the most useful and interesting events I’ve attended in a long time. And so good to see truly global representation from all corners of the world. Congratulations to the diligent organising team on a job very well done. Thank you!”
Corinne Podger – Founder, Digital Skills Agency, Australia
“Thanks so much for the wonderful and very productive conference. There is always so much to learn and some to share. WAN-IFRA as a platform for debate and discussion is so valuable in these challenging times for news media.”
Ritu Kapur – Co-founder and CEO, The Quint, India
Virtual World News Media Congress 2021
“…as always when I am involved with WAN IFRA, I find I get back far more than I give in terms of learning and ideas. It really is a great forum.”
Alison Gow – Audience and Content Editor, North West Reach plc, Publisher @LaudablePods
WAN-IFRA’s Congress is a key event in the publishing industry calendar, which we are keen to support. United Robots
“The World News Media Congress was a hit again this year. The sessions and speakers were top notch, and the WAN-IFRA team was fantastic. Looking forward to the next event.” Sophi.io
“It was a pleasure joining WAN-IFRA’s team for the WNMC21 alongside very interesting speakers and attendees. Their team did a great job to offer us the best conditions to share insights & knowledge, all of that in a fully remote set-up!” Froomle
“The WAN-IFRA staff couldn’t have been more helpful and supportive in getting our marketing goals accomplished!” Viafoura
“WAN-IFRA are helpful and assistive. I can only recommend working with them.”