NAB Association News

PILOT Innovation Challenge

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2016

Do you know an innovative thinker? Nominate them for the PILOT Innovation Challenge. PILOT is looking for ideas that will accelerate broadcast innovation, and we're giving away $20,000 to the best idea. More information is available here.

Register for NAB Show New York

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2016

Held November 9-10 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, NAB Show New York showcases the best in next-generation technology for media, entertainment and telecom professionals with conferences and workshops focused on television, film, satellite, online video, live events, corporate A/V, production and post. Explore registration options here.

Small Market Television Exchange(SMTE) -- Registration Now Open

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2016

Held September 15-17 in Phoenix, the 2016 SMTE will feature money-making tips that can deliver significant ROI. As the industry's only national conference designed for small market groups and stations in DMAs 75+, SMTE presents leadership and management strategies, success stories and creative sales promotion ideas. Learn more here.

Webcast for NAB Members available now: Podcast FAQ for Radio Stations

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2016

Easy accessibility, compelling content and energetic new voices have made podcasts and on-demand audio increasingly appealing to consumers. Hear from Steve Goldstein, founder of Amplifi Media, in this all-new, free, members-only NAB Webcast, available now. Get a brief history of the medium, learn essential facts and discover how radio is uniquely set-up to capitalize in this bourgeoning content space. Learn more here.

Registration for the NABEF's Leadership Development Program Now Open

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 24, 2016

Held October 13-16 at NAB headquarters in Washington, D.C., the NAB Education Foundation's Leadership Development Program prepares new media professionals to effectively lead teams, manage additional responsibilities and advance their careers in the broadcast industry. NABEF awards a small number of fellowships to attend the Leadership Development Program to women and people of color. Early bird registration is available until August 31. Contact Michelle Duke at (202) 429-5361 for more information.

Register for a Radio Show Career Fair Booth

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 24, 2016

Hire broadcasting's future leaders at the 2016 Radio Show Career Fair on Tuesday, September 20 at the Omni Nashville Hotel. Register today to interact with qualified candidates interested in media sales, finance, technology, marketing and on-air opportunities and receive Equal Employment Opportunity credit. Booth registration is $100. Contact Christina Smart at (202) 429-5428 for additional information.

NAB Podcast: Cybersecurity -- How to Safeguard Your Radio Station

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 23, 2016

NAB Senior Director of Engineering and Technology Policy Kelly Williams details what radio stations can do to protect their systems and operations from vicious and costly cyberattacks. Access it here.

Register for the 5th Annual NABEF Congressional Golf Classic

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2016

Enjoy an afternoon of golf with Congressional members, staffers and broadcast executives as NABEF hosts its 5th Annual Congressional Golf Classic at the Woodmont Country Club on September 19th at 11:00 a.m. Play on a course used as both a Men's and Women's U.S. Open Qualifier while benefiting NABEF's educational programs dedicated to developing future leadership in the broadcast industry. Registration is $3,500 for a foursome or $1,000 for an individual. To register or for sponsorship information, please contact Nate Mann at (202) 429-5498. For item donation opportunities, please contact Christina Smart at (202) 429-5428.

Register for the 2016 Radio Show

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2016

The 2016 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau and the National Association of Broadcasters, will be held September 21-23 in Nashville. Don’t miss game-changing sessions with financial experts Dave Ramsey and Chris Hogan, plus live entertainment at the Kick-Off Party, Music and Mimosas and more. Register today.

Opioid Epidemic PSAs Available

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 19, 2016

More Americans die from drug overdoses than in car crashes, and this increasing trend is driven by prescription painkillers. Broadcasters are encouraged to air these radio and television PSAs from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, which inform and encourage greater dialogue about the epidemic.

NAB Webcast: Putting Video to Work at Your Radio Station

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 18, 2016

Video content has rapidly become a necessity for all successful online and social marketing campaigns, including those in radio. Discover how stations large and small are creating and using video to expand their brands, create new revenue streams and connect in new ways with their communities. Bonus: learn multiple shortcuts and time savers for editing your video content too! Access it here.

NAB Podcasts: Understanding Internet Streaming Compliance

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 16, 2016

NAB Associate General Counsel Suzanne Head joins the NAB Podcast to discuss the Copyright Royalty Board, SoundExchange and everything you need to know about internet streaming compliance at your radio station. Access it here.

Explore Channels of Content from NAB Show Thought Leaders

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 09, 2016

NAB Show Thought Gallery is a collection of works from top media and entertainment professionals. From "Backstage Conversations" with Academy Award winners to hot topics covering drones, virtual reality, OTT and more, explore insightful content inspired by the NAB Show community. Explore the NAB Show Thought Gallery today.

NAB Podcast: Automotive Advancements -- The Changing In-car Audio Experience

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 05, 2016

Taken from a keynote at the 2016 NAB Show, global technologist John Ellis illustrates how connected cars are rapidly changing consumer thinking, the marketplace, and automaker planning. Learn how radio can best position itself to succeed in this new environment. Access it here.

Add More Health to Your Bottom Line

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 03, 2016

Join Strategic Sales Solutions (S3) on August 4 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. for the live webcast, "Add More Health to Your Bottom Line." S3 is an interactive webcast series that delivers targeted sales training for senior account executives. Gain new insights and actionable tools on how the healthcare industry spends ad dollars and what their specific needs are right from the experts themselves! Register here.

NAB Podcast: A Local Market NTR Success

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 01, 2016

Neuhoff Media's Director of Digital Sports Development Zach Kerker joins The NAB Podcast to talk about this stand-alone website. The site is owned by a radio company and is eclipsing all other sports media entities in its market, both in volume of content and revenue. Access it here.

Television Broadcasters Reminded to File Cable Royalty Claims

NAB SmartBrief | Aug 01, 2016

Television stations whose signals were carried as distant signals by at least one cable system in 2015 must file a claim with the Copyright Royalty Board no later than August 1, 2016. If a station fails to file within this time frame, it cannot collect any royalties for 2015. Broadcasters can file claims online through the Copyright Office's website. Details on how to file a claim are provided in an NAB Counsel Memo, available here. For further assistance, contact NAB's legal counsel: Ann Mace at (202) 624-2711 or Suzanne Head at (202) 429-5302.

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