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June 25, 2010

New sessions, 'Exhibitor Marketplace', to be unveiled during 2010 Radio Show

--Lineup to include radio-focused sessions, networking opportunities--

WASHINGTON -- The 2010 Radio Show, jointly produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will feature a collaborative programming lineup examining the key issues and innovations impacting today's radio business. This year's Radio Show will also feature an integrated Exhibitor Marketplace designed to complement a full schedule of engaging and interactive sessions and networking opportunities available to attendees. Held September 29 - October 1, the 2010 Radio Show will take place at the Grand Hyatt Washington hotel in Washington, D.C.

In addition to The Marketplace, which will feature the latest in radio technology developments, the Radio Show will debut informative sessions examining the key issues facing radio today. Topics include:

SALES AND MARKETING, which will focus on client management and strategies for local and national advertising;

FINANCE, which will explore revenue generating ideas in today's economy and a financial outlook for the future of radio;

LEGISLATIVE/REGULATORY, with informative sessions led by legislative and regulatory experts examining the public policy issues impacting radio broadcasters;

DIGITAL MEDIA, with advice from today's radio leaders on how to successfully create a digital strategy;

PROGRAMMING, which will feature in-depth discussions with local and syndicated radio personnel regarding methods for creating and maintaining strong listenership levels;

MANAGEMENT, which will examine how to create strong station teams and how to improve overall managerial effectiveness.

Other events featured at the 2010 Radio Show include:

  • "Goin' Mobile" Super Session led by Jacobs Media and Arbitron, studying the impact mobile devices have on broadcasters and the daily lives of consumers.
  • The NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show, held Thursday, September 30 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Advertiser Keynote and Luncheon, held Thursday, September 30 from 12:00-1:30 p.m., where attendees will hear from one of radio's key advertisers about what marketers and advertisers need from radio executives to form a successful and profitable relationship. The luncheon will also feature Radio Ink's Radio Wayne Awards, honoring top sales and management professionals in radio.
  • The Radio Show Luncheon, held Friday, October 1 from 12:00-1:30 p.m., honoring Charles Warfield, president and chief operating officer of ICBC Broadcast Holdings, Inc., with the National Radio Award for his outstanding leadership during his 32-year career in radio. A keynote speech will also be presented (details to be announced at a later date).
  • The Speed Mentoring Career Session, featuring a series of eight minute advice sessions with unique networking opportunities. Hosted by the radio industry's top CEOs and the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group (MIW) members, the event will allow attendees to meet and speak "one-on-one" with the industry's top radio professionals and gain valuable tips on how to better reach and excel in their individual career goals

About the Radio Show
The 2010 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 29-October 1 in Washington, DC. This year's show brings radio broadcasters and industry colleagues together to share knowledge, discover the latest innovations, network with industry leaders and explore creative business strategies to help radio flourish in the digital age. To learn more about the 2010 Radio Show, visit

News media interested in covering the Radio Show should contact Eva Henninger at 202-429-5481.

About RAB
The Radio Advertising Bureau serves more than 6,000 member Radio stations in the U.S. and over 1,000 member networks, representative firms, broadcast vendors, and international organizations. RAB leads and participates in educational, research, sales, and advocacy programs that promote and advance Radio as a primary advertising medium. Learn more at

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television 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


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