Asian American Journalist Association’s 27th Annual Convention, July 26-29

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Asian American Journalist Association’s 27th Annual Convention, July 26-29
Start: 07/26/2017 - 12:00am
End: 07/29/2017 - 11:59pm

Asian American Journalist Association’s 27th Annual Convention, July 26-29

SAG-AFTRA News and Broadcast, EEO and Diversity and the Philadelphia Local are proud sponsors of this year’s AAJA Convention and invite current members to register for a 20 percent discount. Join more than 900 journalists, news executives, media researchers and community leaders at the AAJA National Convention. Whether you are a media industry veteran, new to the field or still in school, the convention is a can’t-miss event for media professionals and future journalists looking to network and grow in their careers. The four-day convention includes plenary sessions, panel workshops, seminars and other activities with interactive discussions about industry and community issues.

When: Wednesday, July 26 – Saturday, July 29
Where: Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Registrants are also encouraged to attend SAG-AFTRA’s #Protip: Do I Need an Agent? Where do I Start? session in the Career Fair and Expo from 3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Friday, July 28.

Also, are you applying for a job at a union station? Moving to a different market? Wondering about getting an agent? Have questions about your personal service contract? SAG-AFTRA staff will be present to answer employment-related questions. You can book a time for a private conversation (20 minutes) and enquire about any aspect of the business no matter what market you are in or what stage of career you find yourself.
SAG-AFTRA staff will be available during the following hours:
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and noon – 2 p.m., Thursday, July 27
10 a.m. – 1:40 p.m., Friday, July 28.
The office meetings will take place in Congress Hall C at the convention. You must be registered for the convention to participate in the office meetings. The deadline to sign up is Sunday, July 9 at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Click here to make an appointment.
Registration: In order to register and take advantage of the 20-percent discount please fill out this online form by Friday, July 14. Proof of SAG-AFTRA membership will be required. If you have questions, please email AAJA program coordinator Justin Seiter at Click here for more details.

Regardless of whether you’re able to attend the convention, we invite you to watch SAG-AFTRA and AAJA's recent Google Hangout. Click here to watch the Google Hangout.
For more information visit the convention website here; click here for the convention schedule.
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