The Alliance for Community Media will award scholarships to our National Conference in Boston, MA August 18-20. Awards will include full conference registration and travel assistance of up to $500. They will be awarded to applicants who may not otherwise be able to attend the National Conference, but have a demonstrated interest in leadership and building better practices in community media. Deadline for Applications is June 6, 2016.
We want to send ten people to the ACM National Conference in Boston MA this August . Scholarship winners will be from small towns and small organizations across America that can’t afford travel and education – and they’ll be young and emerging leaders who want to shape community media operations in years to come. Your gift will go directly to pay travel costs for scholarship fund recipients.They’ll be grateful for the opportunity to learn and network with other people in community media!
The Alliance for Community Media would like to invite you to take advantage of a special pre-registration offer to attend the 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibit Hall. We are opening conference registration through December 31st for those of you that would like to reserve your place now or use funds that may be available from your 2015 budget.
Save the date for the Central States Regional Conference in South Bend Indiana, Hosted by Michiana Access TV, Wednesday, April 27 through Friday, April 29, 2016, at the WNIT Center for Public Media 300 West Jefferson, South Bend, IN 46601.
Escape the winter and enjoy some time in the sun with your community media colleagues. Registration is now open for the 2016 ACM Western Region Conference and Trade Show at the Ala Moana Hotel next to Waikiki in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii, on March 16-18, 2016.
We’ll talk with four organizations that have developed mobile applications to reach and engage with audiences.
The topic is “That’s Not Funny! Can Comedy Cross A Line?” Go to the NCAC website (www.ncac.org/film-contest) for all the details– including cash prizes for the winners. Deadline is December 14, 2015.
We are proud to announce our 2015 Hometown Media Award winners! The Hometown Media Awards recognize the best community media programming of 2014, and include student, independent producer and access center professional categories. Our judges scored over 1,000 entries that were submitted from around the country. View the full list of winners here!
The line-up for this year’s ACM National Conference and Trade Show in Pasadena looks exciting. I want to make sure you join us on the first day of the event on Wednesday, August 12 when we will kick off the Trade Show and feature in-depth workshops on small center management, HD transitions, advocacy, change management, youth programming, Transmedia storytelling, and crowdfunding. Yes, that’s right, crowdfunding!