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Reach news media organizations in the mid-Atlantic region and market within an industry-trusted association. The Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association works directly with news media organizations every day. Our members are the news outlets you are trying to reach!

Download the brochure for a list of MDDC marketing opportunites and connect with Tara Sullivan at tsullivan@mddcpress.com or 855-721-6332 x2 to get started.

Advertising in Member Directory

MDDC’s Member Directory is printed twice a year includes the winners of MDDC’s two annual contests and expanded profiles of MDDC members. The directory is distributed to event attendees, mailed to members following the events and is often shared with legislators and media buying agencies. Select to advertise in the spring or fall member directory. Discounts available if advertising in both publications. Advertisers receive a complimentary copy of directory (valued at $50) which includes valuable news media contact information.

Business Affiliate receive a free listing in member directories and discounts on advertisements. Event sponsorship packages include options for member directory advertising.

Submit your ad here

Friday Planner and Calendar

Each week MDDC compiles and distributes an e-newsletter to an industry-focused email list. Content includes member news, association updates, event and training listings and more. Share company news or updates with the MDDC community:
• Sponsor the Friday Planner, MDDC’s weekly e-newsletter, includes company in subject line and promotional ad space plus social media recognition
• Promotional Ad placement
• Text-only listing with link to your event/service page
• Add your event to our new online calendar

Business Affiliates and Event Sponsors receive one complimentary sponsorship of the Friday planner, unlimited text-only listings, unlimited calendar postings and discounts on additional promotional ad placements. 

Press Release Service

PR MediaRelease provides you with a more functional and robust press release distribution service. MDDC’s PR MediaRelease service offers superior distribution for your press releases, permanent visibility & SEO, multi-media impact, PLUS social media & analytics. Additionally, customers are now able to send press releases to broadcasters with MDDC, as well as send releases across the country. Don’t let an out-of-date media list impact your company’s message from reaching the news media outlets.

Learn more or go direct and get started today at prmediarelease.com/mddc. Pricing starts at $149, subscription discounts available

Vendor Resource Guide

This tool serves as a resource for news media members searching for new or alternative suppliers in the areas of advertising circulation, consultative services, digital, editorial, general operations, production and sales/marketing. Each listing allows for a 25-word company description and sales contact information. Vendor Resource Guide is updated quarterly following the board meetings to include new affiliate members.

Business Affiliates and event sponsors have an added benefit of including a logo with their free listing.


Interested in delivering a product demo or service overview to news media members? MDDC will work with your organization to coordinate a webinar on your behalf. This includes sending out a promotional email to targeted group or relationship within the MDDC community and listing on website. Broaden your webinar reach by becoming a webinar presenting sponsor of a MDDC webinar series. Webinar sponsorship includes a 2-minute spot for a company representative to speak about your services.

Submit your proposal for webinar or workshop here

Vendor Table at MDDC Events

Bring your trade show set-up to a more intimate setting. Connect directly with news media decision makers and event attendees. A phenomenal opportunity to gain expose at an economical price. Vendors may provide up to 3 staff per table. MDDC hosts four keystone events and each one event brings a different audience.

MDDC events are designed to focus on the news media industry from every angle:
• Editorial Awards Program (editorial, photography, and online)
• Advertising Awards and Agency Day (sales and marketing)
• Hall of Fame and Distinguished Service Award (news media legacies and interns training)
• Annual Meeting (volunteers and yearly celebration)

Discounts available if hosting a table at multiple events. Learn more about the events and table space available.


Looking for even more ways to connect with the news media industry?
Consider a Business Affiliate Membership or Event Sponsorship
Contact Tara Sullivan for more information
tsullivan@mddcpress.com or 855-721-6332 x2

Need to pay an invoice?

Pay your MDDC invoice here
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