Educational Event Recaps

The MCMA's mission is to serve the community and all levels of audience development professionals by facilitating opportunities for education and networking, and by providing career development support. Our aim is to help you learn, grow and achieve your goals in this fast-changing media environment. As an organization, we strive to be forward-thinking, with a focus on emerging technologies, and to provide a forum for our members to engage, participate and share.

2019-20 Event Recaps (Members Only)

February 2020 - Alphabet Soup: Making Sense of Today's Top Data Marketing Acronyms

Are you confused by all the new marketing acronyms these days? Find out what these and 10 others are, and get real-life examples and success stories so that you can walk away with low or no-cost actionable ideas to better monetize your data now.

January 2020 - SEO & Topic Data

Keyword and topic insights won't tell us what to write...but they will tell us what people are looking for, and where.

December 2019 - Annual Holiday Party

Educational programming took a break in December for the MCMA's annual holiday party, one of the organization's honored traditions.

November 2019 - 2020...A Look Ahead – New trends in audience engagement, content monetization, brand extensions, ancillary revenue.

Do you wish you had 20/20 vision on the business opportunities and challenges you’ll face in 2020? Our November panel shared their insights and offered advice on what could be in store for the new year.

October 2019 - What DTC Brands and Publishers Can Learn From Each Other in Today's Subscription Economy

The MCMA and the Direct Marketing Club of New York brought together a panel of five marketing executives for a lively discussion on subscription and continuity programs.

September 2019 - Networking Reception

The program year kicked off with a networking reception at the Novotel Hotel in New York City. MCMA members got together to reconnect, swap stories from their summer breaks and kick off the new year in style with Times Square at the backdrop.

2018-19 Event Recaps

June 2019 - Networking Event

A strong crowd turned out to celebrate the end of another successful year while enjoying the cool sounds of MCMA's own Greg Wolfe (NPS Media Group) and his band.

Keeping with recent MCMA days the day included small group roundtable sessions on timely topics including podcasting, GDPR update, paywalls and pay meters, CDP, career development and direct marketing.

April 2019 - Traditional Sources for Subscription Marketing

An illustrious panel of practitioners, including clients, agencies, and circulation service providers discussed who's mailing what - what new (& old) formats are working - which action devises and incentives are being used... and what's happening with billing & auto-renewals in light of recent (CCPA) legislation. 

March 2019 - Paywalls and Paymeters

There is a vast ocean of Big Data drives retargeting platforms, look-a-like models, and CRM systems. Our panelists shared their experiences using Big Data to drive their business, helping you swim rather than sink in a sea of data.

February 2019 - The Outlook for Data-Driven Marketing

Bruce A. Biegel made sense of the major forces shaping our industry in the year ahead and beyond and touched on topics that included a recap of the major events of 2018, forecasts for 2019 and a look at macro trends driving the media mix.

January 2019 - Asking the Right Question (Webinar)

The key to success is knowing what content your audience truly wants, how often they want it, and how they want to consume it.

December 2018 - Annual Holiday Party

Educational programming took a break in December for the MCMA's annual holiday party, one of the organization's honored traditions.

November 2018 - SEO & SEM for Marketers

When it comes to getting your brand out there online, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is essential.


Matt Bramble, Michele Szabocsik, and Dennis O’Brien talked about the various platforms they have worked with and strategies for leveraging CDP’s to build your business.

September 2018

MCMA members got together to reconnect, swap stories from their summer breaks and kick off the new year in style with Times Square at the backdrop.