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Tuesday, July 11
 

6:00pm

Open House and Welcome
Tuesday July 11, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
SPNN Studios 550 Vandalia Street, Suite 170, Saint Paul, MN 55114
 
Wednesday, July 12
 

11:30am

First Time Conference Attendee Welcome
Meet with other first time conference attendees to network, ask any questions, and get a general overview of what you need to know to make the most out of your ACM conference experience.

Wednesday July 12, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Birch Lake 4th Floor of the Marriott

4:45pm

6:00pm

Opening Reception
Wednesday July 12, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Atrium 4th Floor of the Marriott

8:00pm

F/ACM Fundraising Event at Modist Brewing Co. Sponsored by Tightrope Media Systems
ACM attendees take over the brewery floor! Surrounded by brewing equipment, guests will have the opportunity to try assorted taps. Proceeds benefit the Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media. Please note, this event requires a separate registration (it is not included in the general conference registration) and limited spaces are available. If you are not registered for this event but would like to attend, please see the ACM staff at the registration desk.
Directions: Exit the Marriott through the lobby doors and head northwest on South 7th Street toward Hennepin Avenue for .4 miles. Take the pedestrian overpass for .2 miles. Turn right onto North 5th Avenue for .02 miles. Turn left onto North 3rd Street, Modist Brewing Co. will be on your left.

Wednesday July 12, 2017 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Modist Brewing Co. 505 N 3rd St, Minneapolis, MN
 
Thursday, July 13
 

9:00am

Plenary Discussion: Rivers to Cross: The Challenges We Face
We will talk about the technological, organizational, financial and political challenges we face in 2017 and beyond in this Plenary discussion. How do we grow our missions and continue our services in times of profound change? How do we think strategically about the future of community media? How do we change our organizations and services to reflect future needs and realities? Join us for this conversation with community media leaders from around the United States.

Thursday July 13, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Grand Portage Ballroom 1 & 2 4th Floor of the Marriott

6:30pm

Hometown Media Awards Celebration
We are proud to announce our 2017 Hometown Media Award winners! The Hometown Media Awards recognize the best community media programming of 2017, and include student, independent producer and access center professional categories. Our judges scored over 1,000 entries that were submitted from around the country.

Thursday July 13, 2017 6:30pm - 9:30pm
The Lumber Exchange 10 South 5th Street, Third Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402
 
Friday, July 14
 

12:30pm

Awards Luncheon
Friday July 14, 2017 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Grand Portage Ballroom 1 & 2 4th Floor of the Marriott

5:00pm

Baseball with the Saint Paul Saints
A quick light rail ride from Minneapolis and you’re in St. Paul to take in a game with CTN at the new CHS Field. Tickets for this event are $25 (meal, tour and game ticket included). Please note, this event requires a separate registration (it is not included in the general conference registration) and limited spaces are available. If you are not registered for this event but would like to attend, please see ACM staff at the registration desk.

Friday July 14, 2017 5:00pm - 10:00pm
CHS Field 360 N Broadway St, St Paul, MN 55101