Join the Association of Alternative Newsmedia in July in Boston for our 2021 Annual Convention, taking place in Boston, Massachusetts at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, on Thursday and Friday, July 22nd - 23rd, 2021. It's BostAAN 2021!
This year's convention, hosted by member paper Dig Boston, will feature the quality sessions and networking you've come to know and love about AAN Conferences, plus virtual programming for those not travelling at this time. Our in-person convention will be following all pertinent Covid-19 safety restrictions and guidelines, as recommended at the time of the conference.
BostAAN2021 will include two days of in-person programming and we're also offer a virtual conference option that includes advance programming and live streaming within the event itself.
Special member pricing for AANovation 2021 is $299 for the in-person conference OR the virtual conference, and $499 for both, with a fee of $99 for each additional in-person attendee.
BostonAAN 2021 programming is designed to be both inspirational and immediately helpful to your team today! Join us as we hear from some of the brightest minds in journalism right now, along with all of the great practical programming that our members expect.
At a glance, here is what the Boston Park Plaza Hotel is doing to keep you safe and comfortable during BostAAN 2021:
Keeping our Distance. We have implemented social distancing measures in all public, event and back-of-house areas of the hotel.
Sanitizer Stations Throughout. Touchless hand sanitizer stations have been placed throughout all public, event and back-of-house areas of the hotel.
Enhanced and More Frequent Cleaning. EPA-rated hospital-grade disinfectants will be standard protocol and used in guest rooms and to clean public, event and back-of-house areas.
Personal Protection Equipment Required. All hotel associates are required to wear face masks and gloves. Per the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, guests are required to wear a face mask as well.
In-room Safety Kits Provided. Upon arrival, each guest will receive a sealed safety kit containing a face mask and disinfectant wipes. Training and Education. We provide regular training to our hotel associates about the latest safety and cleanliness guidance.