The Ultimate Event for Specialized Publishers

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

Summit Schedule and Agenda

Sunday, June 11
5:00 pm Welcome Reception (location TBD, near Convene)
7:00 pm Dutch Treat Group Dinners (locations, details, and sign-up info to follow)
Monday, June 12
8:00-9:00 Networking Breakfast
9:00-9:15 Welcome Remarks
Dan Fink, Managing Director, Money-Media and 2023 Renewd Summit Conference Chair
9:15-9:55 Keynote: The Quest for Digital, Recurring, and Enterprise Revenue
Dan Oswald, CEO, Simplify Compliance
9:55-10:25 Digital Marketing Techniques that Drive Acquisition, Retention, and Brands
Nini Diana, Director of Consumer Marketing, Harvard Business Reivew
10:25-10:55 Networking Break & Meetups
10:55-11:25 Selling Enterprise Subscriptions and How to Get It Right
Kelsey Powers, Executive Director of Account Management, Politico Pro
11:30-12:00 Turbocharging Growth by Raising Capital and Building a SAAS Product
Craig Fuller, CEO & Founder, FreightWaves
Dan Fink (interviewer), Managing Director, Money-Media
12:00-1:30 Lunch and Networking (Table Topics)
1:35-1:45 Welcome Back & Annual Meeting
1:45-2:15 Using Technology to Optimize the User Experience
Rob Stuart, Chief Digital Officer, New England Journal of Medicine
2:20-2:50 Conferences Post-Pandemic: Where Are We Now?
Alexi Khajavi, President Hospitality, Travel & Wellness, Questex
Heather Farley, Chief Operating Officer, Access Intelligence
2:50-3:20 Networking Break & Meetups
3:20-4:00 Keynote: Inside the Deal for Industry Dive
Sean Griffey, CEO, Industry Dive
Meg Hargreaves, COO, Industry Dive
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 A Financial Times Case Study: New Product Development in Subscriptions
Carola York, Managing Director - Europe, FT Specialist
Ben Northover, Group Product Manager for New Product Development, Financial Times
9:30-10:00 Current Business Valuations and How to Drive them Higher
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
11:15-11:55 Keynote: Creating Content the World Will Pay For
11:55-12:00 Summit Wrap Up


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

Attendee Information Regarding COVID-19: The conference venue, Convene, does not require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test. Additionally, they do not require face masks. Both vaccinations and masks are recommended, but not required. As information pertaining to COVID-19 requirements is ever evolving, we will continue to follow and update as needed based on state, local and venue requirements. We encourage you to maintain safe practices. Renewd and Convene will continue to take all reasonable precautions to prevent against the presence and spread of the disease but cannot and do not guarantee against exposure; therefore, in choosing to attend this conference, you acknowledge that you are assuming a risk that you may be exposing yourself to COVID-19 and its potential health risks.