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Here is where you'll find key news items; headlines and top stories from all of our Ace activities, events, and more. We update this regularly, so please come back again for more.

6 Geese a laying – Spot the difference

December 13th, 2020

Remembering the last festive time we were all together, just for a bit of fun, can you spot six differences on the photographs below?  

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5 Gold Rings & Ding Dong Merrily on High!

December 13th, 2020

Tis the season! Continuing our festive themed updates, we want your opinion on the carols we should be singing at the Ace Lunch next year! As trees and lights are going up all over the country, and virtual carol services hit full swing, we want you to let us know what your favourite carols are. […]

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4 Calling Birds | Industry Educational Program

December 8th, 2020

What is Empower?   2020 Empower Supporters Empower 2020 This year’s Ace Empower Programme is off to a flying start with our 18 delegates for across the industry already completing 6 modules with 8 more modules to follow in early 2021 – all delivered virtually by leading experts from across the industry. The modules kicked […]

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3 French Hens | NMA2021….BIGGER, BETTER, MORE MEMORABLE and LIVE!

December 4th, 2020

We cannot wait to celebrate the momentous achievements made this year across all sectors of the newspaper and magazine industry. The challenges faced this year by us all have, even more than ever, demonstrated the immense determination, resilience, talent, initiative and execution excellence that makes our industry the best in the world. new for 2021 […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Two Turtle Doves

December 2nd, 2020

What is Pass It On? Pass It On is a charitable initiative set up to support homeless & vulnerable people in the UK. Working in partnership with local organisations, corporate partners and the Smith News network of volunteers, they deliver warm clothing, essential items, hot food and a friendly face to vulnerable people living on […]

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12 Days Of Christmas – A partridge in a pear tree

November 30th, 2020

Save the date for 2021 Yes, The ACE Christmas lunch was due to be held today in London and we’re sorry we can’t be together to celebrate the resilience and dynamism shown by the industry in the most challenging of years. However the good tidings are that we will welcome back the traditional curtain raiser […]

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Industry charity NewstrAid launches new website

November 16th, 2020

NewstrAid, the charity which supports people working in the sale and distribution of newspapers and magazines in the UK is launching a brand new website www.newstraid.org.uk Featuring the charity’s new branding, the website includes a wealth of information about the services on offer to those from the news trade who are facing hardship, including details […]

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NewstrAid Carols from St Brides

October 30th, 2020

Industry support enables charity to launch new Virtual Christmas Event  With sponsors including wholesalers, publishers and distributors, the special event will be premiered on Monday 7th December at 4.30pm and will include carols and Christmas music from the famous St Brides Choir along with festive readings by colleagues from the industry including Ian Hislop (Private […]

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Presstalis Couple Swept Away in Storms

October 7th, 2020

The story of this couple moved the whole of France this weekend and they had  Surrounded by the waters of the Vésubie, the river transformed into a fury, an elderly couple had taken refuge in their living room. As an SOS, he waved a small lamp behind the speed. Before the house crumbles, disintegrates and […]

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Empower up scales Recurring Revenue for 2020

September 17th, 2020

          Structure Beginning with the model context then leading through trends, sales volumes and into successful marketing we will explore the whole recurring revenue model. The industry is up scaling its efforts with subscriptions and relevance is increasing across nearly every category Objective By the end of the module the delegates […]

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Empower adds Newsbrands NEW strategies for 2020

September 17th, 2020

Structure Newspaper publishers in the face of slowing print sales volumes are seeking more innovation within their supply chain to maintain sales revenue and are innovating to develop brand presence and income streams outside their historic print base Objective By the end of the module the delegates will…. Understand the strategic links between editorial, channels, […]

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Empower adds Insights Module for 2020

September 17th, 2020

You can only make the best of the strengths you’ve already got, and work on facing your challenges, if you really know what those are. And that’s where the Insight module comes in. Structure Presented by Insights Learning and Development the Insights Discovery methodology uses a simple and memorable four colour model to help people […]

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Sustainability a Win Win?

July 23rd, 2020

ACE received entries from businesses representing the breadth of our industry and in assessing the entries our judges recognised a short list of THREE brands; News UK (Newsprinters), Menzies Distribution & Guardian News & Media. Each were exceptional entries with the judges commenting favourably for each News UK / Newsprinters were selected following their business-wide […]

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NMA2020-WIRED “The Winners”

July 16th, 2020

Of course, ACE would have loved to have welcomed everyone into the same room to enjoy the party but, as we all know, at the moment this is not possible. However as promised the show delivered all the excitement of being there on the night and whilst our nominees were not able to hear the […]

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NMA2020 – Young Achiever Nominees

July 15th, 2020

This year’s award entrants truly reflected “Excellence in Our Industry” we have been overwhelmed with inspiring entries and, with an entry pool 40% on last year, our judges have had an even harder time deciding on the shortlist. ACE would like to thank all those industry colleagues who took the time to submit a nomination; […]

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