The New England Newspaper & Press Association is excited to announce a free summer webinar series being offered through NENPA University and presented by veteran, industry experts.

The series kicks off on June 30 at 1:00 pm EDT with Al Getler, VP of Sales & Business Development for Advanced Newspaper Consultants, former New England publisher and long time NENPA board member.

Getler presents, Five Ways We Must Change Our Sales Approach, an important topic as publications look to increase revenue by engaging with advertisers as things have started opening up from the COVID-19 shutdowns.

In this session, Getler will explore the ways our sales approach must change. We must be the business partners our advertisers require while meeting our own revenue targets.

Our next webinar, Get Back Some Of Your Lost Revenue on July 14 at 11:00 am EDT is presented by Sammy Papert, President of WORMHOLE and presenter at NENPA conventions.

Papert will share results from the Pulse Research #COVID19 Shopping Impact survey and give his recommendations on how to use this survey to get back some of your revenue and position yourself for post COVID times.

All attendees will receive the current New England data, a User’s Guide and even access to a custom presentation and management platform that will be invaluable in these virtual times.

On July 16 at 2:00 pm EDT Think COVID Flattened Your Classifieds? Think Again is presented through our partnership with Online Media Campus, These events are free to NENPA members. Contact Tara Cleary for a free registration code at

Janet DeGeorge, President of Classified Executive Training & Consulting, will present a check list of what must be done to rebuild your classifieds, gain lost revenue.

Our next webinar July 23 at 2:00 pm EDT is also presented through our partnership with Online Media Campus, Keeping Up with Digital Trends in 2020. These events are free to NENPA members. Contact Tara Cleary for a free registration code at

This webinar will revisit 16 trends that Tyson Bird identified at the beginning of 2020, where those trends are now and explore trends that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and seek to understand how they will affect our newsrooms and audiences in the months ahead.

Covering Business News In These Challenging Times, July 30 at 1:00 pm is presented by Jim Pumarlo, Owner Community Newsroom Success Strategies.

Business lockdowns and restrictions have redefined commerce and reshaped daily routines. Business news from all aspects deserves extra attention during these extraordinary times.

This promises to be an exciting session and a topic we have not seen presented recently.