ALABAMA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION

2180 Parkway Lake Drive • Hoover AL 35244 • PHONE 205.982.5001 | 800.211.5189 • FAX: 205.982.0015
 

ALABAMA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION 2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
AUGUST 14 and 15
HYATT REGENCY BIRMINGHAM –THE WYNFREY HOTEL

IMPORTANT CONFERENCE HOTEL INFORMATION

The ABA’s block at the Hyatt Regency/ Wynfrey Hotel is sold out. 

We have secured rooms across the street at the Hyatt Place for the same discounted rate. 

Our discounted block rate ends at noon tomorrow, July 31.  If you book a room now and are on the Hyatt Place list, we will move you to the Hyatt Regency if rooms become available (in order of reservations).

The hotel is sold out because this is going to be an incredible conference!  Register today!!!  

Register online or call 205.982.5001
Group Registration Form available in Excel
See online registration form for non-member and spouse rates

FRIDAY AGENDA

8:30-4:00 Registration
8:30-6:30 Exhibit Floor open
8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:15 Holding Your Own Leash with Paul Weyland
9:00-5:00 Engineering Seminar “Audio – Quality vs Quantity”
10:30-Noon State of the Industry panel - moderator Rick Kaplan
Noon-1:30 Citizen of the Year Luncheon honoring Sergeant Noah Galloway
1:45-5:00 Digital Sales Training with Steve Weaver
1:45-3:15 Management vs Leadership with Mark Levy
1:45-5:00 Radio Programming Roundtable with Rick Peters
1:45-5:00 Broadcast Marketing with Graeme Newell
3:30-5:00 HR Essentials with Ryanne Duffie Saucier & Lisa Narrell-Mead
5:00-6:30 President’s Reception

SATURDAY AGENDA

7:30-11:00 Registration
8:00-1:45 Exhibit Floor open
8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:00 General Assembly (Annual Business Meeting)
9:00-Noon To Sell the Truth (TV) with Paul Weyland
9:00-Noon Prospecting, Objections and Sales (Radio) with Mark Levy
9:00-5:00 Poynter News Sessions: How and Where to Find Stories Others Miss; How to be a Social Media Superstar; Jaw-Droppingly Cool Online Tools that Every Journalist Should Know; Mobile and Backpack Reporting. Presenters: Al Tompkins and Deb Wenger.
9:00-10:15 FCC & Legislative Issues with Scott Johnson
10:30-Noon Music Licensing with Will Hoyt, Bill Velez and Kevin Goldberg
Noon-1:30 Broadcaster of the Year and Hall of Fame Luncheon
1:45-5:00 To Sell the Truth (Radio) with  Paul Weyland
1:45-5:00 Prospecting, Objections and Sales (TV) with Mark Levy
1:45-3:15 Just Do It:   The What, Why and How of Branding with Greg Stroud
3:30-5:00 Copyright and Trademark with Kevin Goldberg and Ryanne Duffie Saucier
5:00-6:00 Closing Reception

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