NABOB Fall Conference & The Power Of Urban Radio Forum Starts Today
October 12, 2016 at 2:12 AM (PT)
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK OWNED BROADCASTERS (NABOB) kicks off the 40th Annual FALL BROADCAST MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE in partnership with KIZART MEDIA PARTNERS 16th ANNUAL POWER OF URBAN RADIO FORUM. The two-day event will be held TODAY and TOMORROW (10/12-13) at The WASHINGTON MARRIOTT GEORGETOWN HOTEL, 1221 22nd Street, N. W.
NABOB is the only trade association representing the interests of 200 Black-owned commercial radio stations and four commercial television stations around the country.
NABOB Pres. JAMES L. WINSTON told ALL ACCESS, “We are very pleased to be celebrating 40 years of NABOB. We have a lot of great speakers scheduled, including VALERIE JARRETT. With the election coming, we will have a lot of important things to discuss on our panels.”
KIZART MEDIA PARTNERS Managing Dir./Founder SHERMAN KIZART added, "The 2016 NABOB FALL CONFERENCE and POWER OF URBAN RADIO FORUM promises to be the best to date as we bring together the country's African American broadcast community in partnership with the top marketers and media agencies."
The conference will get underway at 1p (ET) with a panel on “How Do You Choose a Format, and How Do You Know When to Change?" It will be moderated by AURN Pres./Programming Operations & Affiliations JERRY LOPES. The panelists will include GRAY COMMUNICATIONS' TONY GRAY, EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS/ WBLS PD SKIP DILLARD, HOWARD UNIVERSITY WHUR APD TRACI LATRELLE, iM4radio BROADCASTING NETWORK GM CLEVELAND SPEARS, and ALL ACCESS MUSIC URBAN/UAC Editor SAM WEAVER.
Wed. October 12th Schedule
- 1-2p: Programing in 2016--How Do You Choose A format and How Do You Know When To Change?
- 2-3p: Are Stations Going In The Right Direction in Selling Digital?
- 3-4p: Acquisition Financing--How Has the Market Changed in 2016?
- 4-5p: WASHINGTON Update--What Broadcasters Need To Know
- 5-7p: Opening Reception
On-site registration will be available throughout the conference. For a complete look at both days events including THURSDAY’s POWER OF URBAN RADIO LUNCHEON, visit NET NEWS 9/19.