NAB Small Medium Market Radio Forum

A debut program from NAB’s small and medium market radio station committee.

Created by members of NAB’s small and medium market radio station committee

Join us for the debut of an exclusive forum for NAB small and medium market radio members. Jump start your NAB Show experience and spend an afternoon with your peers discussing the future of small and medium market radio.

You’ll hear from NAB’s government relations, legal and technology experts, as well as participate in round-table discussions about hot industry topics such as non-traditional revenue, recruiting for on and off-air, software as a solution and more. These conversations will leave you with new ideas to implement immediately when you return to your station.

Attendees will also be provided with an NAB Show primer and learn more about the event exhibitors that provide solutions to small and medium market radio stations. Consider this your first stop to network with your peers and get the most out of NAB Show.

This premier event is for NAB members only and is offered at no additional cost with the purchase of any registration package. Space is limited. Members should RSVP here as soon as possible. Register for a complementary Exhibits Pass or any other NAB Show registration package here using code SMMRF. Registration for NAB Show is required to access the SMMRF.

NAB members who need further assistance should e-mail membership@nab.org. Non-members should call 202-429-5400 for assistance. 

 

 

NAB Small Medium Market Radio Forum

April 7, 2019 | Ballroom A, Westgate

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Registration code required: SMMRF

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Session Highlights

Break and Exhibitor Presentations: Rumple and Second Street

Sunday, April 7 | 2:05 pm - 2:15 pm | Westgate - Ballroom A (SMMRF)

Hear what Rumple and Second Street are doing to help grow station revenue and engage listeners.

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Sun 7

NAB Updates

Sunday, April 7 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm | Westgate - Ballroom A (SMMRF)

Get updated about the latest developments on Capitol Hill and the Federal Communications Commission from NAB's legal and government relations experts. NAB's chief technology officer will also share the newest developments in radio that will benefit small and medium market broadcasters.

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Sun 7

Townhall Discussion: Future of Small-Medium Market Radio

Sunday, April 7 | 3:15 pm - 3:55 pm | Westgate - Ballroom A (SMMRF)

The future is coming and it is here! Join this town hall-style discussion about what the future holds for radio broadcasters in small and medium markets.

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Sun 7

Break and Sponsor/Exhibitor Presentations: Westwood One and SoCast

Sunday, April 7 | 3:55 pm - 4:10 pm | Westgate - Ballroom A (SMMRF)

Hear what Westwood One (sponsor) and SoCast (exhibitor) are doing to help grow station revenue and engage listeners.

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Sun 7

Roundtable: Creating New Technology-driven Revenue Streams

Sunday, April 7 | 4:10 pm - 4:55 pm | Westgate Ballroom A - 1 (SMMRF)

Do you want to increase your station's advertising revenue by 20 percent? This roundtable will tell you how through best practices for monetizing RDS and HD Radio.

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Sun 7

Roundtable: Digital Strategies to Drive New Revenue

Sunday, April 7 | 4:10 pm - 4:55 pm | Westgate Ballroom A - 2 (SMMRF)

What are stations doing to monetize existing digital assets such as video, display and traffic? What about other digital solutions? Are you bringing new ideas to the table? Learn what’s working well in other markets and get some fresh new ideas that you can take home and take to the bank.

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Sun 7

Roundtable: Getting Ready for the 2020 Election Cycle

Sunday, April 7 | 4:10 pm - 4:55 pm | Westgate Ballroom A - 7 (SMMRF)

The vast majority of Americans decide how they will vote based primarily on advertising, making radio an important component of the U.S. political system. The 2020 election cycle has already started in some markets. Make sure your station understands the FCC rules for political advertising to be...

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Sun 7

Roundtable: Non-traditional Revenue Tactics

Sunday, April 7 | 4:10 pm - 4:55 pm | Westgate Ballroom A - 3 (SMMRF)

As you know, off-air events are just as important to radio’s revenue stream as your on-air activities. Engaging with listeners digitally and through live events grows your direct relationship with these consumers. Learn what more you could be doing to engage your listeners off the air to keep them...

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Sun 7

Roundtable: Recruiting Off-air Talent

Sunday, April 7 | 4:10 pm - 4:55 pm | Westgate Ballroom A - 4 (SMMRF)

Having a full sales talent funnel is just as critical to the financial success of your station as having a full sales funnel. Learn what other small and medium market radio stations are doing to keep a full talent funnel and brainstorm some new creative ideas.

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Sun 7

Roundtable: Recruiting On-air Talent

Sunday, April 7 | 4:10 pm - 4:55 pm | Westgate Ballroom A - 5 (SMMRF)

How are you recruiting your station’s on-air talent? Do you have a unique way to find and identify talent who connects to your local community? Learn what’s working in other markets that might work in yours too.

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Sun 7

Roundtable: Software that Provides Solutions

Sunday, April 7 | 4:10 pm - 4:55 pm | Westgate Ballroom A - 6 (SMMRF)

Discuss your station’s challenges and needs for production and promotions workflow efficiencies then explore possible solutions.

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Sun 7

Roundtable: Wildcard

Sunday, April 7 | 4:10 pm - 4:55 pm | Westgate Ballroom A - 8 (SMMRF)

The town hall discussion should be lively. This roundtable will explore a topic of focus from the town hall.

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Sun 7

Wrap-up and Key Take-aways

Sunday, April 7 | 4:55 pm - 5:00 pm | Westgate - Ballroom A (SMMRF)

What was learned today? This wrap-up will summarize the key points of the afternoon.

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Sun 7

Reception: Sponsored by Westwood One

Sunday, April 7 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Westgate - Ballroom A (SMMRF)

Join Westwood One and your Small and Medium Market Radio colleagues to reflect on the ideas exchanged during the forum and get treated to a special performance by Dillon Charmichael.

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Sun 7

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April 18 - 22, 2020
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