The Ultimate Event for Specialized Publishers

25+ amazing speakers share secrets of success to help power your revenue, growth, and profits. Plus, network and get insights from 100+ industry professionals in the specialized subscription, content, data, and events businesses.

Summit Schedule and Agenda

Sunday, June 11
5:00 pm Welcome Reception, Rhodeside Grill, Arlington, VA
7:00 pm Dutch Treat Group Dinners (locations, details, and sign-up info to follow)
Monday, June 12
8:00-9:00 Networking Breakfast
9:00-9:05 Welcome Remarks
Dan Fink, Managing Director, Money-Media, a Financial Times company and 2023 Renewd Summit Conference Chair
9:05-9:20 State of Our Industry: Trends, Opportunities, and What's Next
David Foster, CEO, Business Valuation Resources
Diane Schwartz, CEO, Ragan
9:20-9:55 Keynote: The Quest for Digital, Recurring, and Enterprise Revenue
Dan Oswald, CEO, Simplify Compliance
David Foster (Interviewer), CEO, Business Valuation Resources
9:55-10:25 Digital Marketing Techniques that Drive Brand Awareness, Acquisition, and Retention
Nini Diana, Director, Consumer Marketing, Harvard Business Review
Catlin Sweeney, Group Marketing Director, Money-Media, a Financial Times company
Greg Krehbiel (Moderator), President, The Krehbiel Group
10:25-10:55 Networking Break & Meetups
10:55-11:25 The Right Way to Sell Enterprise Subscriptions
Lisa McInturff, Chief Revenue Officer, Business Valuation Resources
Kelsey Powers, Executive Director of Account Management, POLITICO
Merry Eisner-Heidorn (Moderator), COO & Co-Publisher, RTO Insider LLC
11:30-12:00 Turbocharging Growth by Raising Capital and Building a SaaS Product
Craig Fuller, Founder & CEO, FreightWaves
Dan Fink (Interviewer), Managing Director, Money-Media
12:00-1:30 Lunch and Networking (Table Topics)
1:35-1:45 Industry Insights: Benchmarks from the Media Industry
James Capo, President, Omeda
1:45-2:15 Technology Transformation: Aligning Capabilities with Business Strategy to Improve the Customer Experience
Rob Stuart, VP and Chief Digital Officer, NEJM Group
2:20-2:50 In-Person Conferences Post-Pandemic: Where Are We Now?
Alexi Khajavi, President, Hospitality, Travel & Wellness, Questex
Jennifer Schwartz, Divisional President, Access Intelligence
Tish Drake (Moderator), SVP Publishing, Modern Distribution Management
2:50-3:20 Networking Break & Meetups
3:20-4:00 Keynote: Inside the Deal for Industry Dive
Sean Griffey, CEO & Co-Founder, Industry Dive
Meg Hargreaves, COO, Industry Dive
Diane Schwartz (Moderator), CEO, Ragan
4:05-5:00 Interactive Roundtable Discussions
5:00-7:00 Cocktail Reception
7:00-9:00 Dutch Treat Group Dinners (locations, details and sign-up info to follow)
Tuesday, June 13
7:45-8:45 Networking Breakfast
8:45-9:00 Welcome and Interactive Sharing from Roundtable Discussions
9:00-9:30 New Product Development in Subscriptions: A Financial Times Case Study
Carola York, Managing Director - Europe, FT Specialist
Ben Northover, Group Product Manager for New Product Development, Financial Times
Stephanie Williford (Moderator), CEO, EB Medicine
9:30-10:00 Current Business Valuations and How to Drive them Higher
Andy Baker
Director & Practice Lead, B2B Information, Collingwood Advisory
10:00-10:45 Networking Break & Meetups
10:45-11:15 Building and Monetizing Professional Communities
Rafael Cardoso, Chief Growth Officer, Simplify Compliance
Cathleen Lavelle, Media Sales Director, Simplify Compliance
Jim Molpus, Managing Director, Executive Communities, Simplify Compliance
11:15-11:45 Keynote: Creating Content the World Will Pay For
Bill Carter, President and CEO, ALM Global
Dan Fink (Interviewer), Managing Director, Money-Media, a Financial Times company
11:45-12:00 Summit Wrap Up & Annual Meeting


Leaders, managers and key staff of specialized subscription, membership and event organizations who are seeking unique insights and perspectives on how to grow their businesses.


In addition to outstanding sessions, the 2023 Renewd Summit offers plentiful opportunities to network with colleagues. There are generous networking breaks & meetups throughout the Summit, two evening networking receptions, two nights of dutch treat group dinners, two networking breakfasts, a networking lunch and interactive roundtable discussions!


Rosslyn City Center
1201 Wilson Blvd.
30th floor
Arlington, VA 22209

Convene is located just steps from the Rosslyn subway station and just over the bridge from Georgetown and Washington, D.C.

Nearby Hotels:

Hyatt Centric Arlington
1325 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209
+1 703 525 1234

Residence Inn Arlington Rosslyn
1651 North Oak Street, Arlington, VA 22209
+ 1 703-812-8400

Le Meridien Arlington
1121 19th St N, Arlington, VA 22209
+1 703 351-9170