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Radio Pros And Industry Execs Gather At 2019 Radio Show To Determine The Future Of Radio 


Every industry has its challenges, and part of facing those challenges is determining whether that industry has the adaptability to embrace the future. However, change is an inevitable factor that constantly works to illustrate the evolutionary cycle of any industry titan, and that will be the driving anchor of the 2019 Radio Show this Fall.

The 2019 Radio Show will take place on September 24-26 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. It will be produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) alongside the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), as industry executives, financial experts, podcasting, radio, streaming and technology professionals from all across will get together to discuss the business impact of significant regulatory changes that are currently affecting the radio industry’s future, and how it is essentially evolving into greater technological territories.



Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

As a rep for some of the largest companies in the broadcasting industry, Scott Flick will drive the conversation on how radio stations can adapt their operations and better compete in a more relaxed regulatory environment that focuses on the exponential growth both audio alternatives and competitive advertising have undergone within the radio industry. Scott will also serve as a moderator for the 2019 Radio Show sessions, which include grand events such as:

  • Tech Tuesday
  • The Student Scholar’s Program
  • Attention Is The New Currency
  • The Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show

Tech Tuesday

As a brand new educational conference, Tech Tuesday and its diverse panel of visionaries, will provide their unique insights on the major questions concerning the radio industry such as “What will the future hold for radio technology,” and “Will all-digital AM HD Radio provide a solution for revitalizing AM radio broadcasting?” This program has been exclusively set up for radio engineers and station technology teams with the primary function of providing them with both practical and timely knowledge as a means of improving overall station efficiency and performance, as well as furthering their career development. This program’s central topics will focus on:

  • Audio-over-IP, RF transmission
  • Visual radio and streaming audio
  • Remote backhaul
  • Audio production
  • Processing, data acquisition, and protection
  • Hybrid radio and more

Tech Tuesday registration for both NAB and RAB members and non-members is free and available through the registration portal, and may be reserved exclusively or as part of the purchase of a full Radio Show registration package. All non-members can attend this program, by registering here.

The Student Scholar’s Program

Because of the support of 28 radio groups and associate businesses, The Student Scholar’s Program will serve as a college undergraduate and graduate program that will introduce attending BEA students to some of the industry’s most successful radio broadcasters. Students will be able to learn about having careers in radio, discover industry growth opportunities, receive tips on networking and navigating the conference to make the most of their experience. In addition, students will be given the opportunity to make their own contribution in the conference’s management, programming, sales, marketing, advertising, research, legal and technology sessions.

To Register For The Student Scholar’s Program, click here.


Attention Is The New Currency

Chairman of VaynerX and CEO of VaynerMedia

This fantastic and inspiring session will feature Gary Vee doing what he does best with his personal philosophy of “Crush It.” At Attention Is The New CurrencyGary Vaynerchuk will discuss the spectrum of the present-day media landscape, as well as how garnering  audience attention with the use of vast platforms available has become the new media currency. This is a must attend session for all radio pros looking to grow as they tackle the media beast.


“The Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show”

On the final night of the 2019 Radio Show, broadcasting leaders, programmers, on-air talent, and members of the press, will gather together in honoring the radio stations and personalities that have been selected by the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Selection Academy, which is made up of general managers, program directors, regional executives, owners, programming consultants, and former radio executives from all over. This award show was first established by the National Association of Broadcasters in 1989 and it was named after Nobel Prize winner and “Father of Wireless Telegraphy” Guglielmo Marconi. “The Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show” will be co-hosted by the likes of amazing radio personalities Delilah, Rickey Smiley, and “The Bob & Tom Show” radio hosts Tom And Kristi. To purchase tickets for the Marconi Radio Awards Show, then click here.

The radio has been around since the year 1896, and it has undergone and succeeded with the many changes it’s embraced since the days of Guglielmo Marcon. The 2019 Radio Show will serve as a beacon in fully encapsulating where those changes are heading and where they can be taken as the Radio industry continues to undergo constant growth and progressive technological evolution. To learn more about the 2019 Radio Show, check out www.radioshowweb.com.