6:15 — 6:30 p.m., Lobby
- LION Board of Directors
- Matt DeRienzo | LION Publishers
- Dylan Smith | TucsonSentinel.com/LION Publishers
- Suzanne McBride | Austin Talks/Columbia College Chicago/LION Publishers
- Steve Beatty | INN/LION Publishers
A quick rundown of what to expect from the LION Summit — and what's expected of you: an engaged exchanged of experiences, a desire to learn new business and reporting strategies, and becoming even more connected with your fellow local news entrepreneurs. Also, we'll hear a few brief words from the underwriters who allow us to organize such a great gathering, including sponsors such as Ezoic, Broadstreet Ads, Walsh Creative and TownNews.com, as well as our hosts, Columbia College Chicago.