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Time Session Title
Monday, Oct. 5
2 – 3 p.m.
CEO Townhall
Insightful and compelling, like the industry they represent, Cumulus Media’s Mary Berner, Entercom Communications’ David Field and iHeartMedia’s Bob Pittman will offer a glimpse into the ever-evolving audio business during the CEO Townhall. Moderated by Stephanie RuhleNBC News Senior Business Correspondent and MSNBC Anchor.

Plus, the presentation of the National Radio Award to Russell Perry.
Tuesday, Oct. 6 – Friday, Oct. 9
2:45 – 3 p.m.
Coffee With Consultants (Sponsored by vCreative)
Brew your favorite caffeinated beverage and strap in for fast-paced, short-form presentations that are solution driven as many of radio’s most well-known consultants deliver actionable solutions to real world challenges facing radio broadcasters.
Monday, Oct. 5
3 – 3:45 p.m.
Podcasting 2020: Creativity and Profit
Headed toward becoming a one-billion-dollar business, podcasting is becoming a core part of radio’s business strategy and continues to grow. Hear from three top executives in the field as they discuss creativity across the medium, evolving genres, how they approach merging ideas with monetization and what new content audiences will be hearing over the next six months.
Monday, Oct. 5
4 – 4:30 p.m.
Moving Past Platitudes – Mobilizing Systemic Equity
Zach Nunn, global consultant, public speaker and owner of Living Corporate, LLC presents practical ways individuals and organizations can move past performative acts of solidarity and be a change agent for a more equitable world. The Living Corporate podcast is available on the Westwood One Podcast Network.
Monday, Oct. 5 – Friday, Oct. 9
3:45 – 4 p.m.
Snacks with the C-Suite
These short Interviews with leaders inside and outside of the broadcast industry fit easily into your schedule and offer some great insights into the radio business.
Monday, Oct. 5
4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
Backstage Conversations: Revenue Replacement Roundtable
2020 has been a year like no other. We are all trying to figure out how to respond to the nonstop challenges impacting our ability to meet face-to-face with clients, work in an office and generate revenue-producing strategies to help our local business community. In this session you will be part of an informal discussion with broadcasters about these struggles and what they are doing to thrive in this environment.
Tuesday, Oct. 6
2 – 2:45 p.m.
Re-inventing Leadership with Heart and Soul
Rishad Tobaccowala, futurist and author of the bestselling “Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in the Age of Data” joins the Radio Show line-up in a thought provoking and meaningful keynote on the importance of addressing fragility, restoring resiliency and resurrecting businesses in 2020 and beyond. Specifically, the keynote will focus on radio’s ability to reset and transform the industry during these challenging times.
Tuesday, Oct. 6
3 – 3:45 p.m.
What Business are You in Now?
Unforeseen disruptions force businesses to adapt. In a follow up to the popular 2019 Radio Show session “You’re Not Just in the Radio Business Anymore,” hear four stories of how broadcasters and outside industry have rethought, revamped and retooled what they do to meet the challenges of 2020.
Tuesday, Oct. 6
4 – 4:30 p.m.
Sales Exchange I: Driving Local
Join us for a hands-on session featuring proven tactics and ideas that drive local advertiser engagement and are yielding results for radio sellers and local clients in 2020.
Tuesday, Oct. 6
4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
Backstage Conversation with Rishad Tobaccowala
Join futurist Rishad Tobaccowala for an interactive discussion on “The Great Re-invention” where society, business and people are transforming in real-time. Now’s your opportunity to join Rishad for a follow up to his Radio Show keynote to ask any burning leadership questions you may have!
Tuesday, Oct. 6
7 p.m.
Radio Mercury Awards
Wednesday, Oct. 7
2 – 2:45 p.m.
Session in development.
Wednesday, Oct. 7
3 – 3:45 p.m.
Pillsbury’s Broadcast Finance 2020—The Pandemic Edition
With many broadcasters struggling through one of the most unusual and difficult years in their history, Pillsbury partner Scott Flick, Hubbard Radio CEO Ginny Morris, and Connoisseur Media CEO Jeff Warshaw discuss the impact on Radio so far, and what the path forward might look like for many broadcasters.
Wednesday, Oct. 7
4 – 4:30 p.m.
Rethinking the Customer Experience
Connecting with consumers and enhancing the customer experience is a cornerstone of business today. Hear from two of your fellow broadcasters on how they recently rethought their customer experience and why you should do the same.
Wednesday, Oct. 7
4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
Backstage Conversation with Jacobs Media: Who’s Zooming Who? Using Video Chat as a Research Tool
During COVID, we’re learning that necessity is, in fact, the mother of invention. How can radio use video chat technology to survey its listeners, while creating events that connect audiences to station brands? Consultant Fred Jacobs has been conducting Zoom focus groups and listener advisory groups since the pandemic began. Watch as he conducts an all-new focus group for the Radio Show and then shares details – and stories – about how these groups work and how any radio station can put them together.
Thursday, Oct. 8
2 – 2:45 p.m.
One-on-One with Byron Allen
Natasha Alford interviews the Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group and the Founder of Entertainment Studios on his journey and career as a leader as well as his thoughts on the future of the industry.
Thursday, Oct. 8
3 – 3:45 p.m.
Don’t Leave Money Behind. Are You Counting All Your Listeners?
As listeners tap into radio’s content across all platforms, what are all those ears really worth? Monetizing the value of your radio station’s listeners to advertisers is crucial to increasing revenue. In this session, you’ll learn how an accumulated audience is bigger and better than traditional ratings.
Thursday, Oct. 8
4 – 4:30 p.m.
Sales Exchange II: Driving Digital
With the COVID-19 pandemic almost everything has gone digital, including the Radio Show. In this session you’ll learn how can local stations host virtual events to replace lost revenue from live events. Creating compelling, engaging, virtual events is no longer an option, it’s a requirement.
Thursday, Oct. 8
4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
Backstage Conversation with NAB Government Relations, Legal and Regulatory and NABPAC Executives: Impacting Your Business: 2020 Congressional and FCC Breakdown
Join NAB executives for this live discussion around legislative and regulatory issues affecting your business. Topics such as COVID relief, essential FCC issues and the upcoming elections will be covered, as well as your questions.
Friday, Oct. 9
2 – 2:45 p.m.
Leadership 2021 – Inspiring and Building Successful Teams
Join renowned financial expert and radio host Dave Ramsey in a special Radio Show keynote focused on providing radio broadcasters with a roadmap of actionable management and leadership ‘how tos’ in a changing economic environment.
Friday, Oct. 9
3 – 3:45 p.m.
Building and Leading an Inclusive Culture
As we all know this is a challenging time. How do you create a permanent culture of belonging while mostly working in a virtual world? During this session you will gain insight on what you should take into consideration as you develop a diversity and inclusion plan. Hear from experts and station leaders who are in various phases of the process and learn how to get started or add to your plan.
Friday, Oct. 9
4 – 4:30 p.m.
Clients for Life
You can never maintain a competitive advantage based solely on product and price. It’s what you do beyond the product that will set you and your media company apart from the rest. Sellers who focus on creating the strategies to address the priorities of their clients sell bigger and longer-term contracts. In this session, hear from a local client who has the kind of relationship with a media rep that we all want. Find out how the relationship developed, what’s important to the client and learn what this seller did to help create customers for life.
Friday, Oct. 9
4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
Backstage Conversation with Radio’s Leading Influencers
Close out Radio Week with today’s leading on-air personalities in a live and interactive session that promises to be insightful, thought-provoking and FUN! Join Morning Boot Camp’s Don Anthony as he leads a round-table discussion on branding, social media, programming trends and how radio personalities are responding to what’s happening today including COVID-19 and social justice issues.