WASHINGTON, DC – The NBC Affiliate Board of Directors has agreed to hold its board meeting in conjunction with the 2009 NAB Show, NAB Show organizers announced today. The 16-member board is just one of a number of high-level broadcast executive groups currently considering holding meetings at the NAB Show, which runs April 18-23 in Las Vegas.
"The NAB Show provides the perfect platform for broadcast leaders to meet on important issues impacting our business," said NBC Affiliate Board Chairman Michael Fiorile, vice chairman and CEO, Columbus-based The Dispatch Broadcast Group. "Additionally, the wide array of exhibiting companies at the NAB Show gives broadcasters an unparalleled opportunity to experience the advancements in technology, network with our colleagues, and acquire the tools to enhance our services.""We're delighted to serve as host for the NBC Affiliate Board of Directors meeting," said Chris Brown, NAB Executive Vice President of Conventions and Business Operations. "Once again, the NAB Show will be home to the largest annual gathering of program content creators and providers on the planet. This April, we again look forward to having another strong presence from the broadcast networks and the affiliate community under the NAB Show tent."The specific dates of the NBC Affiliate Board of Directors meetings will be announced in the coming weeks.
About the 2009 NAB Show
The NAB Show will take place April 18 - 23, 2009 in Las Vegas (exhibits open April 20). It is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com. Online registration is now available for news media reporters interested in covering the NAB Show.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. As the voice of more than 8,300 radio and television stations, NAB advances their interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.