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To View/Download the 2019 Convention Partnership Opportunities Prospectus, Click HERE.


The National Association of Black Journalists Convention & Career Fair boasts the largest journalism jobs fair in the United States and is the premier venue for journalism education and career development for the nation’s leaders in media, business, arts and entertainment, and technology. Thousands of the nation’s top journalists, media executives, public relations professionals, and students will gather at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa from Aug. 7-11, 2019.

By partnering with NABJ, you can:
•    Gain connections from Millennials and GenX-ers in media and journalism; they make up 75% of NABJ members
•    Increase visibility among influencers and storytellers that uniquely span news and business industries
•    Recruit top talent in a broad range of disciplines representing broadcast, digital, film and print media
•    Advance organizational priorities
•    Network with corporate leaders who champion diversity, inclusion, and equity
•    Illustrate commitment to community and the future of journalism

Attendees from the 2018 NABJ Convention & Career Fair most enjoyed and would like to experience more:
•    Networking
•    Professional Development in areas such as social media, investigative, behind the scenes, workplace issues, and race
•    Seasoned professionals’ input and evaluation of work

“TEGNA is a proud participant in the NABJ annual conference. They offer an impressive line-up of educational training sessions and networking opportunities for members. There’s no event like it in our industry, and each year we meet and interview more than 200 talented journalists at our booth. Partnering with NABJ helps us bring diverse voices into our newsrooms so that we may serve our communities effectively.” -- Darcy Gurganous, Manager/Conference Services, TEGNA


"The Annie E. Casey Foundation is proud to sponsor panel discussions at NABJ convention every year and bring some of the nation’s most influential journalists together. The sessions highlight key issues that affect children and families in the United States — giving journalists an opportunity to learn from their peers and subject matter experts different strategies for covering important policy matters."  -- Norris West, Director of Strategic Communications, The Annie E. Casey Foundation

To View/Download the 2019 Convention Partnership Opportunities Prospectus, Click HERE.


Check out some of our new or expanded partner opportunities below. View the Partner Prospectus for more details on these new opportunities and other offerings.

Live Streaming -- $25,000
Support the Convention's technology to connect to our audience worldwide as host of our live stream platform featuring each major plenary and signature event.

NABJ Comedy Jam -- $15,000
Laugh out loud with a fresh reprieve from the day-to-day. Custom brand the NABJ Comedy Jam and provide attendees with banter and a much needed break!

NABJ Boutique -- $10,000
The NABJ Clothing Swap will allow journalists to donate gently used business attire, shoes and accessories, for "new" items for their own professional wardrobes. Most useful for young journalists who can get like-new pieces for interviews and/or their first jobs.

Host Hotel Branding -- $10,000
From key cards to pillar wrapping, market your organization in high-traffic areas. Opportunities vary by host hotel availability and restrictions.

Mobile App Banner Ads -- $2,500
Run rotating banner ads on the Convention mobile app.

Push Notification -- $1,000
Have a can't miss workshop or event? Send reminders and notifications to attendees during the Convention through the mobile app.


May 13: Workshop descriptions due
May 20: Brand assets, advertisement, and bag inserts due
June 1: Exhibitor, partner, panelist, and speaker registrations due

Click HERE to note your interest with becoming a partner or providing programming ideas for NABJ19.

Custom partner opportunities are available. To discuss your options, reach out to Kaylan Somerville, NABJ Development Director, at or 301-405-6986.

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