Conference program features ‘Ad Rep University’

The Maine Press Association will offer its most extensive advertising seminar in years at its annual Fall Conference next month in Bar Harbor.
“Ad Rep University” will be a three-part program on the afternoon of the conference, led by experts in ad sales, ad design and customer service. It will help advertising representatives from the MPA’s daily and weekly newspapers better assist their customers.
A complete description of Ad Rep University and its presenters is in the conference program.
The program also includes sessions on public notices, video production, and coverage of domestic and sexual assault, as well as the MPA’s annual business meeting, the 16th annual Hall of Fame inductions and the Better Newspaper Contest awards dinner. The full day of events is scheduled Oct. 26 at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel and Conference Center in Bar Harbor.
The program and the 2013 Fall Conference registration form are available now. The registration deadline is Oct. 10.
The Atlantic Oceanside is now taking room reservations for the weekend of the Fall Conference. The MPA has a special group rate of $109 a night, good for the nights of Oct. 25-27.
The deadline for room reservations is Sept. 25. To make reservations, call the hotel at (800) 336-2463 and request rooms from the Maine Press Association block. More information about the Atlantic Oceanside is available at