Some Of The Best Ears In Radio Gathering At Worldwide Radio Summit 2013
Watch Them Pick The Next Big Hits
April 5, 2013 at 4:20 AM (PT)
What happens when a panel of leading radio programming experts is wired up, along with a chunk of the audience, to measure their visceral reaction to music? Come find out!
ALL ACCESS and A&R WORLDWIDE present THE WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2013, MAY 2nd-4th at the HOLLYWOOD ROOSEVELT HOTEL in HOLLYWOOD -- the annual gathering of the most forward thinking minds in radio, digital/social, and music execs ... anywhere.
On FRIDAY, MAY 3rd at 2:15p as we present:
PLAY US YOUR HITS -- "Discovering The Next Big Radio Hits" featuring:
GENE SANDBLOOM -- OM, KROQ & KAMP/LOS ANGELES (mug shot)
KEN BENSON -- President, P1 RESEARCH
JAN JEFFRIES -- SVP/Corporate Programming, CUMULUS MEDIA
MICHAEL MARTIN -- VP/Top 40 Programming, CBS RADIO
MONA RUEBSAMEN -- Music Director, FLUX FM (Germany)
SKIP DILLARD -- OM WBLS & WLIB/NEW YORK
MAX TOLKOFF -- Media Consultant (moderator)
The WWRS 2013 Mission: Continue to move radio and your careers forward!
If not, have we got a great and growing agenda for you -- and we promise, it's not the same old stuff.
And ... So Much More On The Agenda!
THE WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2013, MAY 2nd-4th kicks off with a terrific welcome party at the HARD ROCK CAFE in HOLLYWOOD, right across the street from the HOTEL ROOSEVELT, on MAY 2nd.
From there WWRS 2013 moves into two days of cutting-edge session and discussions -- not the same old stuff!
You'll hear from and chat with the most influential broadcasters, digital and social media experts, record execs and more from the U.S. and around the world sharing ideas to move radio forward in a shifting economic and technological landscape.
There will be engaging, must-attend learning sessions like this:
*RADIO BRAND BUILDING -- "The Live Experience"
Discussion of the value of not just putting out a product, but of the importance of building a lasting brand -- and what to avoid doing that will chip away at that brand.
WARREN KURTZMAN -- President/COO, COLEMAN INSIGHTS (moderator)
ANDREW JEFFRIES -- CCM+E/Los Angeles VP/Programming
BILL PASHA -- President, MULTIBRAND MEDIA
MARKUS KUEHN -- Program Director, Flux FM (Germany)
MOHAMMED AL MULHEM -- Group Dir./New Business Audio & Music, MBC GROUP, DUBAI MEDIA (UAE)
PAIGE NEINABER -- President, CPR Promotions
ALAN BURNS -- President, Alan Burns & Associates
*MUSIC & PROGRAMMING -- "The Science Behind The Sound"
Are we programming to the masses or the meters in this PPM world?
KEVIN WEATHERLY -- VP/Programming KAMP & KROQ/LOS ANGELES
MIKE McVAY -- SVP/Programming, CUMULUS MEDIA (moderator)
JIMMY STEAL -- VP/Programming, Emmis & PD KPWR (POWER 106)/LOS ANGELES
PHILIPPE GENERALI -- President, RCS/MEDIAMONITORS
CAROLYN GILBERT -- President, NUVOODOO MEDIA SERVICES
RICH MEYER -- President, AIRPLAY INTEL
ANTHONY ACAMPORA -- Partner, RADIOCRUNCH
And, here's what's on tap for SATURDAY, MAY 4th:
*DIGITAL/PD PANEL -- "Bridging The Digital Divide"
Two programming teams -- broadcast and social/digital -- getting them on the same page.
LORI LEWIS -- Dir./ Digital and Social Strategies, JACOBS MEDIA (moderator)
DAN MASON -- PD WODS (103.3 AMP RADIO)/BOSTON
FISHER -- Digital Content Mgr, COX/ATLANTA
CHRISTY TAYLOR -- PD, XTRA/SAN DIEGO
LISA MINJARES -- Dir./Digital LOCAL MEDIA OF AMERICA/XTRA, XHTZ, XHRM/SAN DIEGO
ROB FARINA -- VP/Programming, ASTRAL MEDIA
TOM IRWIN -- Dir./Digital, Astral Media
*RADIO FUTURECAST -- "Terrestrial, Satellite, Digital, Mobile & Streaming"
Successful radio shape shifters "thinking" outside the box and will share their inner-vision on creating an evolved platform for radio for the future!
KURT HANSON -- President, Accuradio.com (moderator)
GREG OGONOWSKI -- co-Founder ORBAN/OPTIMOD
DON BACKUS -- VP/Global Market Development for COMMOTION
JOHN ROSSO -- President-Market Development, TRITON DIGITAL
MIKE DOUGHERTY -- co-Founder/CEO JELLI
REGGIE ROUSE -- VP/Urban Programming, CBS RADIO
TOM LEYKIS -- President, NewNormalNetwork.com
*WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2013 INDUSTRY AWARDS LUNCHEON
This luncheon will honor the best of the best in broadcast and online radio, and the music industry domestically and around the world. It's going to be co-hosted by:
KIDD KRADDICK (syndicated out of KHKS/Dallas)
BERT WEISS (syndicated out of WWWQ (Q100)/Atlanta)
*THE HITMAKERS -- "The Sound That Moves The Dial"
Some of the leading players in the music business will share their thoughts on making and promoting music, and establishing artist brands.
BILLY MANN -- Chairman, MANNCOM CREE8IV (Producer/Writer, P!nk, John Legend, Kelly Rowland)
CHRISTIAN TATTERSFIELD -- Chairman & CEO, WARNER MUSIC UK
JASON FLOM -- President, LAVA RECORDS
*THE POWER OF SYNDICATION AROUND THE WORLD
Harnassing the power of combined audiences across markets and countries, syndication is bigger than ever.
NORM PATTIZ -- Managing Partner, COURTSIDE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP (moderator)
*RADIO SPOTLIGHT -- "Market Focus On Radio In The UK"
This session will feature some of the top names in International radio showing us how they win in the ratings.
ROB GRAHAM -- Principal, EON MUSIC MEDIA (moderator)
AISHA MOHAMED -- Station Manager, 5FM (South Africa) (mugshot)
CHRIS BAUGHEN -- Programme Controller of Xfm (UK)
... and more names announced soon!
*AIR TALENT -- "Building Your Radio Community, From Local To Global"
KIDD KRADDICK (syndicated out of KHKS/DALLAS)
BERT WEISS (syndicated out of WWWQ (Q100)/ATLANTA)
ANDREW PHILLIPS -- Group PD, ABC RADIO DARWIN (Australia) (moderator)
ACE & TJ (syndicated out of WHQC/CHARLOTTE)
SHOTGUN TOM KELLY -- afternoons KRTH/LOS ANGELES
... and more names announced soon!
All of this, plus two luncheons -- including Industry Awards -- nightly cocktail parties, terrific live music from around the world, and the chance to meet new and important contacts.
Save Money, Register Now!
Make your plans now to attend this unique gathering of radio, social/digital and music's finest.
To learn more visit THE WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2013 site.
Register for WWRS 2013 now and save money. And, grab a 15% discount if you are sending 5 or more from the same group, company, station or cluster and everyone registers at the same time.
Get a room at the HOLLYWOOD ROOSEVELT HOTEL, here!
And check out what went on at WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2012 ... after seeing it, you won't want to miss WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2013.