#Conclave43 Agenda

Wednesday, July 18th 2018

MusicMaster Genius Day

Wednesday, July 18 – 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Want to make the most out of MusicMaster? Join us for Genius Day! We’ll teach you how to harness MusicMaster’s most powerful music scheduling tools so you can get even more creative, improve your rotations, and gain the edge over your competition – all while saving time in your workday!  A working lunch is also included, featuring a guest presentation from author/branding guru Kipper McGee and consultant Keith Hill on “The Next Next Chapter of Brandwidth. The session is free and open to everyone!

For more info and to RSVP, visit: musicmaster.com/conclave


WideOrbit and MusicMaster: Take Control of Stations and Playlists from Anywhere

Wednesday, July 18th 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Find out how you can take command of all of your stations’ automation and music scheduling needs from one system. Stick around after MusicMaster’s Genius Day presentation to learn about what happens when you combine WideOrbit’s powerful WO Automation for Radio with MusicMaster music scheduling software. We’ll also show off WideOrbit’s new iOS mobile app, which lets you control stations from anywhere and guarantee that they always deliver on-brand programming and great radio experiences.

To RSVP for this free session, visit: http://www2.wideorbit. com/Conclave_2018


Networking: Making The Most Out of The Conclave: Learning How to Network in Radio

Wednesday July 18th 5:15 – 6:00 pm

Radio isn’t just a job! Passion and getting in front of the right people are what will get you ahead. From radio events to the use of social and digital platforms – learn how to effectively stay top of mind with the industry’s decision makers.




vCreative Welcome Party!

Wednesday July 18th 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Let the networking begin!


Thursday, July 19th 2018

8:00 am – 8:30am

Student Scholarship Award Ceremony 

8:30 am – 9:15 am

Programming: Great Brands Do What Others Won’t Or Cannot Do

Hang with some of radio’s most brilliant programmers who have built and/or sustained iconic brands. Learn what they know!                


9:25 am – 10:05 am

Talent: Your Show Is Not A Daypart; It’s An Enterprise That Should Always Be On

No matter how good we are, we can’t coach ourselves.

Learn how to “pinball” our use of other platforms back to the ‘mothership’ (the FM/AM stick) to increase ratings and deepen the relationship with the audience (without burning out)!                                                                                                                                 


10:15 am – 10:55 am

Technology: Be So Good They Can’t Stop Asking Alexa To Play You 

35 million voice-first devices were sold in 2017. Voice activation is a great example of how technology can quickly take off.

Hear how radio can provide innovation through skills and increase listening.


More Industry Leaders to be Announced!

11:05 am – 11: 25 am

See the whole picture: How streaming data can help you spot the hits!

“Music Consumption” is a new buzzword, but what does it really mean and how can it make you a better programmer?  With a few years of streaming data under our belt, we’ve noticed some trends.  Join Nielsen Music’s Scott Musgrave as he shares what we’ve learned so far in the ever changing music industry.  See the trends and learn how the streaming data can help you spot the hits for your format & genre and discover the best gold songs for your market.


11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Rockwell Award Luncheon + Conclave Radio Awards Presentation!

Find out who will be honored this year for their contribution to the radio industry, as well as who will walk home with the first ever Conclave Radio Awards for Best Radio Station of the Year – and who will be honored with “2018 Iconic Station of the Year!

1:15 pm – 2:10 pm

Keynote Session: Ask Me ‘Almost‘ Anything

As the industry evolves with mobile, social, podcasting and the latest in digital, understanding the fundamental changes at the local level is critical for everyone.

Ask this panel of radio leaders almost anything.

From how to grow your career with fewer opportunities, to what companies are doing to stand out in the sea of digital music offerings, Here is your chance to ask.



More Industry Leaders to be Announced!

2:20 pm – 3:00 pm

Revenue: As Digital Evolves, So Should Our Approach

Radio grew digital dollars just over 13% to $700 million in 2017 by offering more relevant ways to help increase client brand exposure from a variety of digital assets and increasing ROI.

Learn from some of the best digital revenue minds to increase your station’s bottom line for the balance of the year!



3:10 – 3:50 pm

CES Comes To Conclave!

Every year, 170,000+ lovers of tech from around the world converge in Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show. At this year’s Conclave, veteran CES attendees and now tour guides Fred and Paul Jacobs will take you to the floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center and behind the scenes to show you how what happened in Vegas will impact all aspects of the radio industry in the years to come.



4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Revenue: What Sales & Programming Can Do Better Together

With radio’s future profit dependent  upon offering diverse advertising platforms – programming must optimize its relationship with sales to be successful. This panel of pros will offer real life areas of growth to maximize results.


All sessions will be held in the AllAccess.com Learning Center!

Thanks to Steve Kamer, Official Voice of #Conclave43


Immediately following this session – it’s time for the VCreative Cocktail Party!



Friday, July 20th 2018

8:30 am – 9:10 am

Podcasting: Finding Your Place In The On-Demand Audio Space

How listeners use podcasts is different than broadcasts. So how do we take our on-air skills and apply to podcasts? This panel will explain how and why your content and presentation should be different.


9:20 am – 10:00 am

Marketing: Every Day Is More Important Than The Lightning Strike

Brands tend to pride themselves on how content  “went viral,” but rarely do we hear how brands are strategically in the audiences’ daily lives with real meaning, reminding the audience they are an elemental part of the brand.


10:10 am – 11:10 am

Talent: The Greatest Radio Asset

On-air personalities are superior storytellers that captivate audiences every week. The Conclave has tapped some of the funniest and more outspoken talent to take you on a journey of what it took for them to get where they are today. Through the moving moments and hilarity, they will also take time to offer any advice you may be seeking.


11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Speed Mentoring and Air Checking Brunch