Journalists are busy, so we did the legwork for you and picked some of the best media events taking place in 2024. Hopefully, this will help you plan your agenda.

We will update this piece regularly - let us know if you hear about an event that should be featured.


17 - 18 June: DW Global Media Forum | Bonn, Germany

DW’s international, interactive and interdisciplinary conference has been enabling media professionals and decision-makers from politics, civil society, culture, education, business and science to discuss and learn from each other since 2008.

20 - 21 June: The Audiencers Festival | London, UK

Day 1 | The Workshop: an intimate, 20-person interactive session focusing on retention-minded acquisition, followed by drinks to continue the conversation. Day 2 | The Festival: an afternoon of expertise covering everything engagement, conversion and retention, plus a networking drinks evening


3 - 4 July: #CIJSummer Investigative Journalism Conference | London, UK

The CIJ Summer Conference is the UK’s only event with an emphasis on investigative skills. We offer a mixture of talks, demos and hands-on classes which are designed to equip journalists and anyone interested in investigations with up-to-date investigative methods and tools.


9 - 13 September: Global Street Paper Summit | Liverpool, UK

The summit is the flagship event for all street paper staff, owners and supporters. The programme will include topics like news and journalistic practice; equality and diversity; fundraising; insights and innovations; communications and marketing; future plans and strategic direction; and the development of regional networks.

18 - 21 September: ONA24 | Atlanta, GA (USA)

The Online News Association 2024 annual conference.

23 - 27 September: INMA Media Innovation Week | Helsinki, Finland

INMA Media Innovation Week in Helsinki consists of two parts: a conference where you can absorb unscripted, interactive presentations and discussions on the hottest media subjects in Europe today; and a study tour.


8 -10 October: Mental Health in Journalism Summit | Free and online

The Mental Health in Journalism Summit will be an inspiring arena to reflect on our profession, share good practices for mental health, and nurture a global movement that prioritizes a healthy work culture in the media sector. The program will feature sessions in English and Spanish.

Mental health has become one of the most important challenges for media professionals all over the world. Burnout, anxiety, PTSD and vicarious trauma are on the rise. It is time to stop this invisible pandemic, together.

11 October: 2024 News Product Alliance Summit | Online

This year’s Summit theme Tech & Trust will bring us together to focus on how News Product Leaders are solving journalism's toughest challenges with audience, tech, and business expertise.

The NPA Summit is an interactive conference, where everyone who attends actively participates throughout the event. It includes hands-on sessions and activities like master classes, global discussions, social chats, and more.

18-19 October: Climate Arena 2024 | Bologna, Italy

The Climate Arena Conference unites journalists and scientists from across Europe to collaborate in investigating the climate crisis. Built on the model of Dataharvest, Climate Arena is a European hands-on, working conference, focused on sharing tools and methods, datasets, insights, and planting the seeds of collaborations, creating the space for building connections and setting up new cross-border projects.

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