The annual Better Newspaper Contests foster excellence through competition among like-sized newspapers. Member newspaper submit thousands of entries in news, writing, advertising and digital categories. Judging is performed by other state newspaper associations, with winners announced during the annual convention. Points awarded to the winners of select categories are used to determine the newspaper awarded the coveted title of Newspaper of the Year.
1:30 - 1:45 p.m. Networking Break
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS
2:45 - 3:15 p.m. Networking Break
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS
4:15 - 4:30 p.m. Networking Break
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. ICMA Awards Ceremony
8:30 - 10:30 p.m. INA Presidential Celebration