Specialized Information Publishers Association, Vienna, Va., is hosting their 29th Annual Digital Publishing and Marketing Institute event Dec. 12-14 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. The event will feature nearly 100 speakers, and double the number of sessions from last year. Additionally, there will be two pre-conference events on sales management for social media. Early bird rates end Nov. 5.
National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Alexandria, Va., launched its new website www.nacds.org. The new NACDS site was created with “responsive web design” – it adapts automatically for use on computers with various screen dimensions, on smartphones or on tablets. It also features homepage news feed format that features fresh content via Facebook; an emphasis on a search function rather than on click-through navigation via Google; and cross-marketing of NACDS’ social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and LinkedIn.
The call for papers deadline is Oct. 31 for the 8th annual Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference,
July 31-Aug. 2 at the Gaylord National, Oxon Hill, Md. Interested in lectures or panels that include case or industry studies on the current trends in direct marketing, fundraising, social media and more. The conference co-hosts are Direct Marketing Association of Washington
and the Washington DC Metro Area Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.