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Important Dates & Schedules

ANA 2019 BOARD MEETINGS
2019
May 16 – 1 p.m.
via conference call
Aug. – 1 p.m.
via conference call
Sept. 27 – ANA Fall Board Meeting
As part of the ANA Fall Convention (meeting to be held at convention hotel)
Sept. 28 – ANA Annual Meeting
As part of the ANA Fall Convention
Dec. 5 – 1 p.m.
via conference call

For more information on board meetings, contact ANA executive director
Tim Thomas or visit the
Board Members page for more information.

ANA 2019 HOLIDAY CLOSURES
May 27 –
Memorial Day
July 4 – 5  
Independence Day
September 2 –
Labor Day
November 28 – 29, 
Thanksgiving Holiday
December 24, 2019
through January 1, 2020

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
2019 Better Newspapers Contest (BNC) & Excellence in Advertising Contest
Open on May 1

Start sorting through your archives!
Contest Entry Packets will be emailed to Publishers, Editors and Ad Managers by April 1.
Don’t forget, your organization must enter BOTH contests (BNC and Advertising) to win Newspaper of the Year.
Check our contest page for updates and information.

Newspaper Category SAMPLES
• Reporting & Newsroom Writing Excellence
• Page Design Excellence
• Editorial Page Excellence
• Newspaper Website
Individual Newsroom Category SAMPLES
• Best News Story
• Best Headline
• Investigative Reporting
• Best Team, Sport or Sports Beat Coverage
Advertising Category SAMPLES
• Best Black & White Ad
• Best Color Ad
• Best Paid Ad Series
• Best Online Ad (Animated)
• Most Effective Use of Small Space


ANA 2019 Annual Fall Convention
Saturday, Sept. 29, 2019

8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler

ANA CLASSIFIED & DISPLAY AD NETWORKS
2019 Early Deadlines & Department Closure Dates
For questions or assistance contact:
Cindy London, Ad Placement Mgr.
c.london@ananews.com
(602) 261-7655, xt.112

ADS RUNNING THE WEEK OF JULY 1:
4 P.M. Monday, June 24
ANA Ad Services will be closed from Monday, July 1 ~ Friday, July 5
ANA Office will be closed July 4 & 5

ADS RUNNING THE WEEK OF JULY 8:
4 P.M. Wednesday, June 26
ANA Ad Services will be closed from Monday, July 1 ~ Friday, July 5

ADS RUNNING THE WEEK OF
NOVEMBER 25:

4 P.M. Monday, November 18
ANA Ad Services will be closed from Monday, November 25 ~ Friday, November 29
ANA Office will be closed on November 28 & 29

ADS RUNNING THE WEEK OF
DECEMBER 2:

4 P.M. Wednesday, November 20
ANA Ad Services will be closed from
Monday, November 25~ Friday, November 29

ADS RUNNING THE WEEK OF
DECEMBER 23:

4 P.M. Monday, December 16
ANA Ad Services will be closed from
Monday, December 23 ~ Tuesday, January 1.
ANA Office will be closed December 24 ~ January 1.

ADS RUNNING THE WEEK OF
DECEMBER 30:

4 P.M. Tuesday, December 17
ANA Ad Services will be closed from
Monday, December 23 ~ Wednesday, January 1, 2020.
ANA Office will be closed December 24 ~ January 1, 2020

ADS RUNNING THE WEEK OF
JANUARY 6, 2020:

4 P.M. Tuesday, December 18