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Worldwide Radio Summit News


2/6/17
WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017 SET TO BRING RADIO LEADERS TO LOS ANGELES



The seventh annual Worldwide Radio Summit, presented by A&R Worldwide and AllAccess.com, will return May 3rd - 5th 2017, to the W Hotel Hollywood. As the event prepares for another year of inspiring dialogue and insight, the Worldwide Radio Summit has already confirmed a number of the world’s best and brightest minds from all aspects of radio including: traditional, streaming, digital, mobile, satellite, the DASH and more! We’re excited to have the radio communities from N. America, South America, Europe, Australasia, Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, SE Asia joining us for our exciting and innovative Worldwide Radio Summit 2017 program.

Among those confirmed to join the 2017 edition are included: Ali Abhary - CEO, Karnaval Media Group (Turkey); Andrew Curran - President & COO, DMR/Interactive; Brad Kelly - Managing Director, Nielsen Audio; Brendan Regan - VP/Content & Partnerships, audioBoom; Bryan Hofheins - CCO, Warner/Chappell Production Music; Caroline Beasley - CEO, Beasley Broadcast Group; Carolyn Gilbert - President, NuVoodoo Media Services; Charlie Sislen - Partner, Research Director, Inc.; Chris Peterson - Sr. VP, Podcasting, iHeartMedia; Chris Price - Head of Music, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra (UK); Daniel Anstandig - CEO, Futuri Media; Darren Davis - President/Networks Group, iHeartMedia; Elliot In The Morning DC101/Washington, DC; E-Man – APD/MD, KPWR (Power 106)/Los Angeles; Erica Farber - President & CEO, RAB; Fred Jacobs - Founder & President, Jacobs Media; Greg Strassell – Sr. VP/Programming, Hubbard Broadcasting; James Cridland - Managing Director, Media.Info; Jay Towers - Morning Anchor, “Fox News Morning” (Detroit) & Host, “Jay Towers In The Morning”; Joe Knapp - Founder, MusicMaster; Justin Chase - EVP/Programming, Beasley Broadcast Group; Kellie Rasberry - Host, Kidd Kraddick Show; Kelly Doherty - VP/Imaging, iHeartMedia; Kevin Fine - Managing Director, Jacaranda FM (S. Africa); Kevin LeGrett - President/L.A. Region & SW Division, iHeartMedia; Kid Kelly - VP/Pop & Program Director, Hits1 & Venus, SiriusXM; Kurt Johnson - Sr. VP/Programming, Townsquare Media; Lee Leipsner – EVP/Promotion, Columbia Records; Leigh Jacobs - EVP/Research Analysis, NuVoodoo Media Services; Lori Lewis - VP/Social, Cumulus/Westwood One; Mandar Thakur - COO, Times Music (India); Marika Malliaris - Music Compiler/Freelance Radio Presenter, 5FM (S. Africa); Mark Pennington – PD, WRIF/Detroit; Melissa Popis – Mornings, KXOL (MEGA 96.3)/Los Angeles; Michael Martin - Sr. VP/Programming & Music Initiatives, CBS Radio; Mike McVay - Sr. VP/Content & Programming, Cumulus Media; Mike Walsh - Head of Music & Deputy Programme Director, Radio X (UK); Neal Schore - President & CEO, Triton Digital; Philippe Generali - President, RCS/Mediabase; Rick Cummings - President/Programming, Emmis; Rob Kass - VP, Digital Audio, Nielsen; Steven Goldstein - CEO, Amplifi Media; Steve Jones - VP/GM, ABC News Radio; Steve Reynolds - President, The Reynolds Group; Suzanne Grimes - President, Westwood One; Tony Coles - EVP/Programming, iHeartMedia; Valerie Geller - President, Geller Media International; Von Freeman - Dir./Marketing & New Business Development Entercom/Miami and many more to be announced!

Additionally, the Worldwide Radio Summit 2017 will once again host its annual Industry Awards Luncheon which will recognize leaders and innovators from across various arenas of the global broadcast and music community. The awards presentation will take place on Friday, May 5th at the W Hotel Hollywood and access is included with Worldwide Radio Summit registration. Voting is currently open to select this year’s recipients by clicking HERE.

For more information on the Worldwide Radio Summit 2017 and to register, visit www.worldwideradiosummit.com. For any questions regarding the event, contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



12/5/16
WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017 TO WELCOME INNOVATIVE BROADCAST LEADERS TO 2017 EVENT



The seventh annual Worldwide Radio Summit, presented by A&R Worldwide and AllAccess.com, will return May 3rd - 5th 2017, to the W Hotel Hollywood. As the event prepares for another year of inspiring dialogue and insight, the Worldwide Radio Summit has already confirmed a number of the world’s best and brightest minds from all aspects of radio including: traditional, streaming, digital, mobile, satellite, the DASH and more! We’re excited to have the radio communities from N. America, South America, Europe, Australasia, Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, SE Asia joining us for our exciting and innovative Worldwide Radio Summit 2017 program.

This year’s event will cover a broad range of topics including music programming, digital and streaming advancements, new ways to monetization, ways to build audience and revenue, creative marketing strategies to retain and build audience, on-air talent development, perspectives and insight from international radio, experiential radio, podcasting & vodcasting, enhancing listening and engagement with audiences, maximizing advertising revenue, the future of in-car listening, radio sonic branding, the annual Fred Jacobs Tech Survey and so much more at Worldwide Radio Summit 2017!

Among the companies already confirmed to join this year’s programming are included: Amplifi Media, BBC Radio (UK), Beasley Broadcast Group, Benztown, CBS Radio, Cumulus/Westwood One, Emmis, iHeartMedia, Jacobs Media, Karnival (Turkey), Mediabase, MegaTrax, Mix Group, MusicMaster, Nielsen Audio, NuVooDoo Media Services, RAB, Radio X (UK), RCS, Reynolds Group, Times Music (India), Triton Digital as well as many others to be announced!

Early Bird discount pricing for Worldwide Radio Summit 2017 will expire on December 9th. Visit www.worldwideradiosummit.com to register and save. For any questions regarding Worldwide Radio Summit 2017 reach out to Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



10/31/16
WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017: TRADITIONAL, STREAMING, DIGITAL, SATELLITE, MOBILE & MORE



The seventh annual Worldwide Radio Summit, presented by A&R Worldwide and AllAccess.com, is set to return May 3rd - 5th 2017, at the W Hotel Hollywood. As the event prepares for another year of inspiring dialogue and insight, the Worldwide Radio Summit has already confirmed participation from leaders across the global broadcaster community. This is a must-attend event for anyone who interacts with radio in any form.

Among the companies already confirmed to join this year’s programming are included: Amplifi Media, BBC Radio (UK), Beasley Broadcast Group, Benztown, CBS Radio, Cumulus/Westwood One, Emmis, iHeartMedia, Jacobs Media, Karnival (Turkey), Mediabase, MegaTrax, Mix Group, MusicMaster, Nielsen Audio, NuVooDoo Media Services, RAB, Radio X (UK), RCS, Reynolds Group, Times Music (India), Triton Digital as well as other radio, streaming, digital and mobile platforms from N. America, S. America, Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe and Eastern Europe, which will be officially unveiled in the coming weeks.

Over the past six years, the Worldwide Radio Summit has been attended by thousands of U.S. and international radio and record executives. The 2017 edition will continue to highlight some of the most important issues and opportunities impacting radio today and tomorrow, as well as focus on the future of this crucial broadcast medium that is the world's largest communicator of music and sound.

Early Bird Discount Registration is available now by clicking HERE. To access special preferred rates at the W Hotel Hollywood click HERE. For any other questions, visit www.worldwideradiosummit.com or reach out to Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.



7/25/16

 

WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017 TO INSPIRE THE FUTURE OF THE GLOBAL BROADCAST INDUSTRY,
RETURNS TO THE W HOTEL HOLLYWOOD



JULY 25th 2016: The seventh annual WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT -- presented by A&R WORLDWIDE and ALLACCESS.COM – is returning to the W HOTEL HOLLYWOOD, (where WWRS began in 2010), and is set for MAY 3rd, 4th, 5th, 2017.

WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT is the "United Nations Of Radio" attended by hundreds of U.S. and international radio, record, social and digital executives and thought leaders over the past six years. WWRS 2017 will continue to highlight some of the most important issues and opportunities impacting radio today and tomorrow, as well as focus on the future of this crucial broadcast medium that is the world's largest communicator of music and sound.

Among the topics being addressed are: 

*Advances in digital audience measurement
*New ways to reach and engage with audiences
*Innovative ways to build new revenue streams
*Programmatic sales efforts
*Winning with new music discovery & innovative programming
*Radio and its evolution in the digital age of the auto industry
*Social/digital media integration and evolution
*Creative programming
*Mobilization- using mobile for all touch points of listener engagement
*Talent & radio brand development
*Podcasting
*Spoken word
*New business models
*Radio's influence across multiple platforms
*New technology/platforms
*Streaming advances
*Radio device development
AND MUCH MORE!

WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017 will kick off on WEDNESDAY, MAY 3RD with a special VIP Awards Luncheon to be followed by a fantastic Opening Reception event that same evening at the HARD ROCK HOLLYWOOD. During WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2016's kick-off party, DAYAJACOB WHITESIDES AND SHAWN HOOK performed. The 2017 program will again aim to showcase even more global radio music stars!

And on THURSDAY, MAY 4th and FRIDAY, MAY 5th WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017 will have two full days of cutting edge meetings from thought leader from the US and around the world, with two exciting luncheons and two more evening cocktail parties followed by more live entertainment featuring some big name acts as well as the crème de la crème of emerging U.S. and international talent. 

And for the second year, WWRS 2017 along with ALL ACCESS, DMR/INTERACTIVE and A&R WORLDWIDE, is proud to support the RIA'S RISING STARS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM to honor the memory of ALL ACCESS co-founder RIA DENVER and give deserving broadcast school students the chance to attend WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017 on MAY 3rd – 5th  at the W HOTEL in HOLLYWOOD.  More details on how you can contribute, and sign up to be considered for a scholarship, soon.

Over the last six years, the WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT has attracted hundreds of broadcasters, music executives and digital/social industry leaders from companies including: ABSOLUTE RADIO INTERNATIONAL (UK, AUSTRALIA), ARABIAN RADIO NETWORK (UAE), BBC RADIO (UK), BENZTOWN, BMG, BORRELL & ASSOCIATES

CBS, COCA-COLA, COX, CUMULUS, DELTA AIRLINES, DMR INTERACTIVE, EDISON RESEARCH, EMMIS, ENTERCOM, ESPN RADIO, FLUXFM (GERMANY), FORD MOTORS, GREATER MEDIA, HIT FM (CHINA),

iHEARTRADIO, JACOBS MEDIA, jacAPPS, LAST.FM, LDR, MARK RAMSEY MEDIA, MARKETRON, MIX GROUP, MTV/VH1 RADIO, NIELSEN, NELONEN MEDIA (FINLAND), NUVOODO, P4 (NORWAY)

PANDORA, PBS, POLLACK MUSIC & MEDIA GROUP, PREMIERE NETWORKS, PROMOSUITE, RAB, RADIO DOBLE NUEVE (PERU), RDIO, REYNOLDS MEDIA

SHUMAN CONSULTING, SIRIUSXM, SLACKER, SONY MUSIC (COLUMBIA, EPIC, RCA), SOUNDCLOUD, SOUNDOUT, SPECTRUM MEDYA (TURKEY), TOKYO FM (JAPAN), TRIPLE J RADIO (AUSTRALIA), TRITON MEDIA,

UMG (INTERSCOPE, DEF JAM, REPUBLIC, CAPITOL), VIRGIN RADIO (MIDDLE EAST), WESTWOOD ONE, WMG (ATLANTIC, WARNER BROS.), XFM (UK), Y MUSIC, YAHOO!, 5FM (SOUTH AFRICA) and hundreds of others. 

The WWRS 2017 event will focus on bringing together an even greater collection of radio, digital and music minds that will make the WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT, once again, the must-attend global radio event for anyone who has an interest in the world's most powerful medium to break artists, sell music, build audience and generate revenue. 

The architects behind the WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT include the world’s most successful, respected and influential, independent, international talent discovery, development and consulting firm, A&R WORLDWIDE, which produces the annual MUSEXPO and consults numerous music industry events around the globe; and the world's largest online radio/music industry information and news resource, ALLACCESS.COM

WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017 will follow the highly-respected independent global music, media and technology conference MUSEXPO, which celebrates its 13th year in 2017 and has been hosted on three continents (N. AMERICA, EUROPE and AUSTRALIA). 

The WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT's purpose is to unite broadcasters from the U.S. and other nations in an inclusive manner to showcase new creative and business models that will help this essential communicator of music, talk, news and sports evolve and thrive for years to come. 

In addition, WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017 will help radio networks connect with peers and help radio discover and expose some of the best new talent from across the globe to its vast audiences. 

As radio evolves from terrestrial to online, satellite, digital and mobile, WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT will continue to offer the insight that will keep attendees on the pulse of the future of this essential broadcast medium and provide the chance to interact with those driving the future ideology and content of radio. 

SAT BISLA, President/Founder A&R WORLDWIDE/MUSEXPO, states, "As members and advocates of the global radio and music communities we will once again provide a key forum to bring together radio and those vested in radio in a way to ensure this medium maintains its importance as the primary communicator of sound to billions around the world. I am very pleased again to be working with JOEL DENVER and his great team at ALLACCESS.COM, who possess a similar passion and vision for radio as A&R WORLDWIDE does: to help deliver an event that will bring broadcasters and music enthusiasts together for the betterment of radio, the listener and the music community." 

JOEL DENVER, ALLACCESS.COM President & Publisher, notes, "WWRS 2016 was our biggest year yet with more than 700 attendees and we look forward to another record-breaking year. I am again looking forward to working with SAT BISLA and his amazing team at A&R WORLDWIDE in presenting WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017. Radio remains as an incredibly durable platform standing up and moving forward with amazing reach and increased penetration. WWRS 2017 presents a great opportunity to look around and see who the best speakers, thought leaders, and experts are that will be willing to bring their unparalleled knowledge of radio, digital technologies and successful, innovative methods of ways of driving new revenue streams so that radio executives around the world can tap into these rapidly evolving new frontiers of interaction and communication with their audiences both in broadcast and in emerging digital platforms. As always, WWRS 2017 will not be a rehash of the same old stuff you've seen elsewhere. WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017 will be another example of must-see, must-hear, must-attend content. We so look forward to your presence at WWRS 2017."

Early Bird Registration is now open at www.worldwideradiosummit.com

For more information contact: 

Joel Denver (jdenver@allaccess.com) or +1.310.457.6616 

Sat Bisla (sat@anrworldwide.com) or +1.323.782.0770 

www.worldwideradiosummit.com