Media brands are scheduling events and conferences at an unprecedented pace. For this Meetup, we'll discuss the increasingly important role that events play within the business models of media companies, along with the art of developing and organizing world-class conferences. To discuss this topic, we've recruited a spectacular panel that includes: - Michelle Grey, Creative Director of TimesTalks & NYTLive - Courtney Williams, Director of Conferences & Events at Crain's New York - One more special guest to come! Max Willens of Digiday has graciously agreed to moderate. As always, we'll follow this rough schedule: 6:30pm - Arrive and talk to each other 7:00pm - Panel discussion 8:00pm - More talking to each other 8:30pm - Leave You can also expect a thoughtful array of pizza and beer. Please use the hashtag #NewYorkMediaMeetup to submit your questions for the Q&A portion of the panel. We look forward to seeing you all soon!