Conferences

Conference Information

Our 2022 Association of Alternative Newsmedia (AAN) conference will be hosted on Thursday, July 21st and Friday, July 22nd, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago, and hosted by member paper the Chicago Reader.  Our conference website will open in early 2022 with hotel booking links, registration information, and more.

AAN Convention History

2021 – Boston
2020 – AANovation Virtual Conference
2019 – Boulder
2018 – San Diego
2017 – Washington, D.C.
2016 – Austin
2015 – Salt Lake City
2014 – Nashville
2013 – Miami
2012 – Detroit
2011 – New Orleans
2010 – Toronto
2009 – Tucson
2008 – Philadelphia
2007 – Portland, Ore.
2006 – Little Rock
2005 – San Diego
2004 – San Antonio
2003 – Pittsburgh
2002 – Madison, Wis.
2001 – New Orleans
2000 – Phoenix
1999 – Memphis
1998 – Washington, DC
1997 – Montreal
1996 – Salt Lake City
1995 – Nashville
1994 – Boston
1993 – Austin
1992 – Seattle
1991 – New Orleans
1990 – Denver
1989 – Los Angeles
1988 – Toronto
1987 – Portland, Maine
1986 – Victoria, BC
1985 – Minneapolis
1984 – New York City (hosted by Chicago Reader)
1983 – Chicago
1982 – Portland, Ore.
1981 – New Haven
1980 – San Francisco
1979 – Boston
1978 – Seattle