February 22-24, 2017
Sponsored by Nielsen Music
The purpose of this panel is to show the importance of real airplay early in the life of a record and the impact that has. With the most recent "research" study that shows that the country audience just starts liking a song at 28 weeks when the pop audience is getting sick of it by that point, perfectly illustrates that point. The author of that study just didn't take into consideration the amount of overnight play the songs get for the first 25 weeks of a record.
Mike Moore - PD - Entercom
Further your growth in the industry with advice from radio's top air talent in a variety of formats. In 5-7 minute increments you'll have the opportunity to interact with as many mentors as you'd like. In addition to air talent, this session is perfect for managers and programmers to ask questions regarding successful promotions, where to get talent from and digital tips.
Enjoy hot biscuits and cold beverages with Cold River Records! Event hosted by Brian Kilmeade of FOX and Friends, and featuring a special performance by CRR artist Drew Baldridge.
Performance by Songwriters Kent Blazy and Tony Arata honoring Country Music Hall of Fame member Garth Brooks with the hits they wrote for him including "The Dance" and "If Tomorrow Never Comes"