Last-minute SND STL packing, travel, planning, social media and other useful, local logistical tips

Are you ready to rock SND STL? It’s going to be a blast! As you’re packing up and getting ready to make your trip, below is a gaggle of important and valuable links you might be able to use: WEATHER LOOKS GREAT, PACK A JACKET OR SWEATER FOR THE EVENINGS THOUGH This weekend is looking pretty nice […]

RIP Bob Cassilly, St. Louis innovator, artist, entrepreneur, founder of The City Museum

We regret to inform you that the world lost an amazing artist and entrepreneur today, Bob Cassilly, the founder of The City Museum. It was reported this morning that he was found dead from a bulldozer accident at one of his new creations-in-progress, Cementland. On Thursday at the SND STL opening reception, you’ll get to […]

SND STL opening reception will feature booze, ink, karaoke, a 10-story slide & Joplin fundraising

UPDATE 9/11: Use the new SND STL Washington Ave & Downtown Map to plan your adventures! The SND STL opening reception is going to be a blast and we’re ready to finally announced everything we have planned for the conference kick-off! First of all, the logistical info you need to know: The opening reception is […]

SND STL hotel map and registration desk details

Here’s a quick guide to the hotel and registration desk for the SND conference and pre-conference workshops. It’s important to note that there are two buildings to the Renaissance Grand, connected by an underground walkway (don’t worry we’ll have dozens of signs directing you): The main hotel building (with all the guest rooms) The “Concourse” building […]

Learn about how to balance education in the digital age at SND STL

Education is a continuing and important piece of the future newsroom, this session will help find ways to stay up to speed: Education in Digital Age This session will discuss how teachers and life-long learners can stay up to speed on the most recent technological developments and their applications to journalism. Especially focused on balancing limited budgets, limited […]

From “Milk Eggs Vodka” to stealing bricks: learn about bootstrapping your passion and entrepreneurship for creative media at SND STL

Come get inspired by our next session: Bootstrapping Your Passion: Entrepreneurship for Creative Media Kick-staring, boot-strapping and entrepreneurship is exploding right now — there’s never been a more exciting time to be creating your own creative media content. Learn how to take an idea, a curiosity, a side project or a personal passion and turn […]

Get ready for the 2012 elections with our print and digital panel at SND STL

As the law says, bust a deal, face the wheel! We’ll offer more election info than you can shake a corn dog at in this lively panel of pioneers: Election 2012: Preparing for Thunderdome in Print & Digital Speakers representing both digital and print will share their experiences, inspiration, ideas and suggestions to prepare your […]

Volunteer for SND STL, meet cool people, network & give back to the greater good

We’re looking for a few good men and women, students and professionals to help us for SND STL for a variety of jobs, from quick 30-minute assignments to helping with important pieces like the SND Foundation Silent Auction. Some of the assignments include helping set up and work on the events throughout the weekend (including […]

St. Louis Downtown Trolley offers cheap travel around Washington Ave. entertainment district, SND STL opening reception & other downtown attractions

After you get settled St. Louis for SND STL, there’s a quick, easy and cheap way to get around all the downtown attractions: The Downtown Trolley. You’ll be able to pick this bus out from the standard MetroLink buses because it’s wrapped in a colorful yellow-orange-and pink design (pictured above) like an old-time trolley from Judy Garland’s  […]