What is the future of media business? What changed and emerged in the past years and how have we reacted? Are there mistakes we can learn from and come up with better ways to deal with the disruption? Which emerging media formats and audience engagement strategies are most effective? It’s never been more important than now to understand the current trends and challenges affecting and shaping the media business world.
Media professionals, journalists, editors, digital & tech innovators and those in related industries are invited to join the forum to collaborate and innovate, to discover hidden opportunities and sustainable business models in this ever-changing media business world.
Breakthrough ideas and visions, inspirational success stories and recent research findings – Reinventing Media forum is an exclusive, boutique, two-day event in the heart of Riga where top media business professionals meet to shape, create and share the most innovative business models for future media.
The Online Pre-seminar of the Forum will happen on November 23 at 14:00 – 15:30 Riga time. Everyone is welcome to join – the event is free of charge. The Forum will take place on-site in Riga in May 2022
Responsible AI Specialist
Editorial Development Director
Bonnier News, Dagens Nyheter
Head of Digital Format and Product Development
Editor in Chief
Head of Product
Managing Director of Consumer Revenues & Publishing
Co-founder and CEO
João Paulo Luz
Adam B. Ellick
Director and Executive Producer of Opinion Video
The New York Times
Head of Digital News Strategy & Deputy News Commissioner
Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)
Director of Development
Head of Subscription Growth
Director for International Strategy and Operations
The New York Times
Tomas BellaHead of Digital
Rasmus Kleis Nielsen
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Head of Audience and New Content Strategies
Editor in chief
VP Product for Content
Culture Trip, ex Director of Product at the Guardian
Director of public policy
James SavageFounder, CEO & PublisherThe Local
Co-founder and editor-in-chief
Google News Initiative
Innovation Media Consulting
Managing Partner and Co-Founder
North Base Media
Independent Media Consultant
Former CEO – VICE Media India | RISJ Fellow, Oxford University
Agenda for online pre-seminar
November 23, 2021 (14:00 - 15:30 EET)
14:00 – 14:05 | WELCOME WORDS
by Victoria Svanberg and Inga Spriņģe
14:05 – 14:20 | MARTIN JONSSON
Bonnier News (Sweden)
14:20 – 14:35 | MEELIS MANDEL
14:35 – 14:50 | KIRILL ARTEMENKO
14:50 – 15:05 | AGNES STENBOM
15:05 – 15:20 | MICHAEL SILBERMAN
“Engagement Insights and Benchmarks Across the Marketing Funnel”
Explore valuable lessons of Piano’s proprietary data from hundreds of publishers s about the nature of digital audiences that engage, convert and retain.
15:20 – 15:30 | Q&A for PIANO
15:30 | CLOSE
Programme for May 24 - 25, 2022 to be confirmed.
VICTORIA SVANBERG, NWT | 2020
RASMUS KLEIS NIELSEN, REUTERS INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF JOURNALISM | 2020
WIEBKE MEEDER, DER SPIEGEL | 2020
TOMAS BELLA, DENNIK N | 2020
ROBIN GOVIK, BONNIER NEWS | 2020
KIMBERLY PERRY, THE NEW YORK TIMES | 2020
MARK LEE HUNTER AND KEVIN DAVIS | 2020
including coffee breaks + lunch for both days + evening reception
Limited amount of scholarships available
*Scholarship does not include travel and accommodation.
Reinventing Media Forum will take place at the STOCKHOLM SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS IN RIGA, a leading business school in the Baltics. It is located in the heart of the famous historical art-nouveau district in the capital of Latvia.
Surrounded by beautiful architecture, the venue is just a 10-minute walk away from the Old Town, with its charming, narrow cobblestone streets, beautiful canal side walkways and Riga’s cultural heritage waiting to be discovered round every corner.
Stockholm School of Economics in Riga,
Strelnieku Street 4a, Riga (Latvia)
Travel & Accommodation
Flying to Riga
Riga international airport (RIX) is well connected and has direct flights scheduled every day with more than 100 destinations in 80 countries.
Getting to the venue
Located just a 20-minute drive from Stockholm School of Economics, RIX airport has easy access to the city centre by bus (Nr. 22) running every 20 minutes and taxis available at the entrance (AirBaltic or RedCab).
There is a beautiful, newly built 4* Marriott Hotel, which is only a 4-minute walk to the venue. Special rate is offered to Reinventing Media Business attendees:
- Comfort King room (18m2) for single use: 60 EUR per room and night
(including breakfast and VAT)
- Comfort King/Twin room (18m2) for double use: 70 EUR per room and night
(including breakfast and VAT)
BOOK the special rate via this link.
If you prefer to enjoy a homely atmosphere and experience your stay at a 19th century neo-gothic cultural heritage setting, choose Monika hotel around the corner from the venue.