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)

Newspack is an open-source publishing, revenue and analytics platform for trusted 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 financial sustainability. A project of WordPress.com, with support from The Knight Foundation and the Google News Initiative, it is led by journalists and technologists who collectively have over 100 years of digital publishing experience. In less than four years, more than 250 publishers have signed or launched on the platform, including such notable publications as VTDigger, CalMatters, Capital B, The Voice of San Diego, Lookout Santa Cruz, Black Voice News and more. Learn more at Newspack.com or request a demo for a look under the hood.

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

CitySpark provides a complete events solution–content, tools and revenue–to more than 1000 publishers. CitySpark’s hyper-local event engine identifies and aggregates all of the local events in an area which then populate directly to a newly-designed, responsive calendar hosted on the publisher’s site and integrated with extensive self-serve marketing and promotion options. Robust reverse publishing and newsletter tools enable utilization of the same content across channels. Business listings, private-label ticketing, and turn-key voice skills are also available.

Visit cityspark.com to learn more or request a demo.