NAB Show 2016, the trade show produced by the National Association of Broadcasters, will take place in Las Vegas from April 16-21. More than 103,000 media and entertainment professionals from 160+ countries will be part of it, and we’re excited to be there, too!
Of course, we’ll focus on radio, podcasting and audio content events, so don’t miss your chance to follow up with CEO Francesco Baschieri and Head of Content Rob Greenlee. Here’s the schedule:
April, 17th – Podcasting at a pivot point @ RAIN Summit West
CEO Francesco Baschieri will be a panelist with Adam Sachs (CEO, Midroll Media), Margaret Pomeroy Hunt (Vice President of Development, New York Public Radio), and Jack Hobbs (President, reVOLVER Podcasts) as they discuss whether or not 2016 could be the year of podcasting. As content has exploded and professionalized, the business side looks at pivotal opportunities. How is the commercial side of podcasting moving from sponsorship to spot? How is audience growth connected to economic growth? How can measurement and ratings be improved? Which advertising technology solutions are coming into play? This panel goes beyond podcasting platitudes to identify the engines of growth.
April, 18th — Rob interviewed by NAB Show Live at 11:30 am PST
“NAB Show LIVE” will capture the scope and influence of the 2016 NAB Show, presenting buzz-worthy moments and topics live as they happen. The show will broadcast online at nabshow.com and broadcastbeat.com and feature live streaming of select conference sessions as well as interviews with leading industry experts and vendors.
April, 20th at 10:40am — NAB Show: DSX4r: Adventures in Podcasting
Head of Content Rob Greenlee will be a panelist with Rob Walch (VP Podcaster Relations at Libsyn) and they will discuss along with Rob McCracken (Director at Digital Solutions Group) what the podcast landscape currently looks like, what opportunities broadcasters have now and will have in the near future, what viable monetization models are being implemented, and how programming for podcasts differs from programming for on-air.
April, 20th at 3pm — NAB Show: Influencers@NABShow: Innovate or Be Innovated: Podcasting – Jump in to this exciting and profitable world
Head of Content Rob Greenlee will be a panelist with moderator Kevin Winston (Founder and CEO of Digital LA) and they will discuss along with Espree Devora (Group Founder of WeAreLATech and Podcast Host), Graham Elwood (Comedy Film Nerds Podcaster, Filmmaker, LA Podfest organizer), Scott Stratten (UnPodcaster, UnMarketing Inc.) how improved technology is turning podcasts into a mainstream medium and a serious business. These top influencers will share how their monetizing and growing their brands in this old but new form of content marketing.
[post update, May 1st] The Adventures in Podcasting panel at NAB Show in Las Vegas discussion took place in front of hundreds of broadcast radio professionals focused on sharing what the podcasting landscape currently looks like, what opportunities broadcasters have now and will have in the near future, what viable monetization models are being implemented and how programming for podcasts differs from programming for on-air.
Rob Greenlee, Spreaker’s Head of Content spoke about the opportunity that broadcast radio has by heading towards on demand audio distribution and listening technology.
here some pictures of the event. You can listen to the audio of the panel here.