Upland helps global businesses accelerate digital transformation with a powerful cloud software library that provides choice, flexibility, and value. Our growing library of products delivers the “last mile” plug-in processes, reporting, and job specific workflows that major cloud platforms and homegrown systems don’t provide. We focus on specific business challenges and support every corner of the organization, operating at scale and delivering quick time to value for our 1,700+ enterprise customers. To learn more, visit www.uplandsoftware.com.

BlueLena accelerates audience growth and digital transformation by deploying world-class technology, and delivering the expertise and professional services to develop and sustain subscription, membership and donation models for long-term success. Our integrated technology and managed services support a diverse mix of over one hundred non-profit and for profit newsrooms, native digital and print plus digital publications, as well as established and new media brands. Our clients represent membership with the Local Media Association, LION Publishers, the Institute for Nonprofit News, the Black Press Association, the National Association of Hispanic Press and the Association of Alternative Newsmedia.

Contact: Daniel Williams, Founder and CEO (daniel@bluelena.io)

Social News Desk is the leader in social media management for news organizations with its ever-evolving legacy product SND Dashboard which streamlines publishing, offers hybrid automation and competitive analytics.  While the Dashboard is key, SND also powers Dynamic News Ads – a proprietary technology-enabled managed service that enables more newsletter signups, subscription acquisition, and tune in for television. SND uses your best content to reach your high-level goals at the lowest cost possible. 

Contact: Kim Wilson, kwilson@socialnewsdesk.com

SalesFuel® leverages critical insights – enabling clients to acquire, develop, and retain their best employees and customers. SalesFuel intelligence empowers reps to Sell Smarter® with vital research for discovery and prospecting. Our latest sales solutions include SalesFuel® COACH, a data-driven Adaptive Sales Coaching™ platform for managers. Also SalesFuel HIRE,  a digital solution for sales managers, HR and recruiters that uncovers the true identity of job candidates. In addition to consulting and training services, we also provide a portfolio of tools including AdMall and Gitomer Learning Academy.

United Robots is the world’s leading Content-as-a-Service solution for automated editorial content. The company provides automated editorial content from structured data using data science and AI, including NLG (Natural Language Generation). United Robots have provided some 150 news sites with > 4mi automated texts since launch in 2015. The company works as a partner to publishers who are using robots as newsroom resources to launch new verticals, drive conversions, provide real-time services, do geo targeting and more. US clients to date include Gannett, McClatchy, Hearst Newspapers, Forum Communications and Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Contact: Cecilia Campbell, cecilia.campbell@unitedrobots.ai

Futuri harnesses the power of AI to deliver what newsrooms need most. Founded on innovation and anchored in intelligent solutions, Futuri’s news-focused audience engagement technology, including story discovery and social content system TopicPulse, delivers insights into which stories specific target audiences will engage with most — and what they’re likely to engage with in the near future.

Newspack is a publishing and revenue platform for independent news organizations. It’s designed to keep you on the leading edge of digital technology, help you develop a loyal audience and move you toward long-term sustainability. A project of WordPress.com and the Google News Initiative, it was developed by journalists and technologists who collectively have over 100 years of digital publishing experience.

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Lindsey.Estes@localmedia.org today!