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Friday - March 1, 2013

Add to MyShow 8:00 am - 7:00 pm - Registration

NRB Convention Registration is located in the entrance to Ryman Hall C. 

 

Add to MyShow 9:00 am - Academic Innovation Exchange


The iNRB Academic Innovation Exchange (AIE) provides innovative sessions to help faculty of broadcasting, film and mass communication stay up to date with the latest information and innovations in communication technology, media law, audience research, convergent media, and relevant issues in academia. Come prepared to learn from... See more

Saturday - March 2, 2013

Add to MyShow 7:30 am - 7:00 pm - Registration

NRB Convention Registration is located in the entrance to Ryman Hall C.

 

Add to MyShow 8:00 am - NRB Business Meeting

Add to MyShow 9:00 am - First Timer's Orientation

Learn your way around the convention schedule, highlighting events that are a "must attend" for you.  Ask questions, meet new attendees like yourself and leave with a general idea of meeting locations throughout the hotel.

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - Keynote Session

Nick Hall Bobby Gruenewald

Listen to speakers with diverse backgrounds who are considered to be among the most recognized individuals in media, leadership, and innovative thinking. You will be challenged and inspired at the same time.

Bobby Gruenewald, Pastor & Innovation Leader, LifeChurch.tv - Speaker

Nick Hall, Founder, PULSE - Speaker

Add to MyShow 12:00 pm - Zoom Lunch

Following the morning Keynote Session, NRB will provide complimentary networking lunches for full convention registrants only. These lunches will be loosely structured with the natural and social dynamics of sharing a meal. 

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: How to Win A Film Festival

Wes & Amanda Llewellyn

36DV Challenge, 48-Hour Film Festival, 168-Hour Film Project.....everywhere you turn there is another short film contest.  In this session, a director shares the secrets that have helped four of his films win the top award.  Plus, a director of photography will help you understand how to create a winning look and workflow.

Wes & Amanda Llewellyn, Film Producers, 4L Films - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Channeling Internet TV and Chiseling Tablet Apps for Your Ministry (101)

John Carley


This session examines some of the hottest emerging technology trends that will impact your ministry over the next two years. Come learn about the newest trends in Internet TV and tablet applications, with demonstrations of the technologies you will be using in your ministry between now and 2015. This is a high level session intended ... See more

John Carley, Founder, President & Chief Technology Officer, Trinet Internet Solutions, Inc. - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Exploiting New Media Technologies

Jeff Wilkinson, Ph.D. August Grant, Ph.D.


Adopting new media technologies has the potential to radically improve your media ministry, or it can end up wasting valuable resources.  This session focuses on best practices for evaluating and implementing new media technologies, including online tools, social media, and mobile technologies.  Come hear renowned expe... See more

August Grant, Ph.D., Professor of Journalism, University of South Carolina - Speaker


Jeff Wilkinson, Ph.D., Professor, Houston Baptist University - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Hire for Character and Culture, Not Just Skills

Nina Barnes


The goal of an effective hiring process is to employ high achievers - those who consistently accomplish above-average results.  Qualifications and skills are often the primary focus in the hiring process, although when employees are unsuccessful it is more often the result of challenges with attitude and cultural fit.  In t... See more

Nina Barnes, Human Resources Manager, Northwestern College - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: The 10 Best Resources You're Not Using

A panel of 24-7 working church media pros share their take on the best tools you need in your tool box to spice up your productions, make your life easier and reach your target audience.


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Marketing Messages that Motivate Women

Marie Guthrie


Women are key influencers, purchasers and decision makers.  Are you confident that you are being heard by the women in your audience?  To influence women, it is important to understand and adapt to the specific communication needs of women.  After attending this workshop, you will learn five key strategies that motivate wom... See more

Marie Guthrie, Senior Director, Ministry Communications, Awana - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:00 pm - NRB Board Meeting

 

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Web Redesigns Are Dead

Georgia Joseph

Who visits websites on a desktop computer anymore? The explosion of tablets, smartphones, and content platforms has many people wondering if the traditional website has become obsolete. Before you conclude that it's time to lay websites to rest, this session will present you with a framework for understanding what people want from your website. ... See more

Georgia Joseph, Production Director, Five Q - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Driving Towards Success...A Performance Track Like No Other

Brian Burger

So many plans in developing your team fall short.  You feel empty.  They feel empty.  This session will fill you up with the tools you need to move your team into peak performance.

Brian Burger, Vice President Human Resources, K-LOVE / Air1 Radio Networks - Speaker


Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Overt v. Covert

Paul Sirmons

So you're a Christian working in the media - what is the best, most strategic way of using your talents to impact the culture for Christ?  Two industry veterans debate if it's effective to be a covert Christian in Hollywood or if making an overt statement is the way to go.

Paul Sirmons, Independent Filmmaker, Home Run - Speaker

Payton Dunham, Producer, Happy Face Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Visual Worship: Illuminating God's Story

Stephen Proctor


Hymnals have been replaced with projection screens filled with motion backgrounds & IMAG. Images are returning to the visual wasteland of the Western Church. And now VJs are expanding the canvas using methods such as environmental projection.  It's all moving faster than you can imagine. Yet in the midst of this movement, tec... See more


Stephen Proctor, President, Grateful Inconvenience - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Delivering the Right Message in the Wrong Culture: Understanding Demographic Shifts

Guy Richards


A secular culture is shaping people's values and viewpoints.  And the speed of that shaping is accelerating.  If your ministry is genuinely committed to changing lives and, thus, changing culture, it's essential to understand the demographic changes occurring.  Guy Richards will provide researched observations that ... See more

Guy Richards, CEO, Abiah - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Video Games and Virtual Outreach: Culture Making through the Joystick

Chris Skaggs


Video games have become the most consumed form of entertainment in America today, eclipsing books and movies as the primary cultural influencer for not only Millennials but extending to Baby Boomers as well with a growing number of female gamers. Chris Skaggs, Founder and CEO of Soma Games will explore this rapidly evolving landscape of t... See more

Chris Skaggs, Founder & CEO, Soma Games - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Impacting Culture through Secular Media

Jeremy Parsons

More and more Christians are choosing to work at secular radio and TV stations, programs, channels and production houses, not only to witness to the people they work with, but as a platform to communicate with a large and diverse audience. Hear how Jeremy honors God in his craft.

Jeremy Parsons, Producer / Host, ReelzChannel - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: International TV, Video & Documentary Production Techniques

Craig Forrest


Many aspiring TV crew members and documentary filmmakers think of an idea, grab a camera, jump on an international flight, then start shooting away. But without a shot list, a workable plan, knowing their intended story, or considering the diverse cultures and challenges where they'll be producing, they're like a driver without a ... See more

Craig Forrest, Film Director, Author, Windsock Films - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Social Media 101: Getting Started on Facebook

Nathan Tabor


This session is designed to share information and answer questions.  Don't let not knowing how to do it stop you from doing it.  Facebook is here to stay.  It is the way we share news, information, photos, videos and practically every aspect of our lives.  This session will cover the basic steps of setting up ... See more

Nathan Tabor, President, TCV Media - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Stress Reliever - Part A

Kay Peters

How business underwriting can relieve pressure in the pledge drive.  Two experts in the field explore how to use business underwriting to support your listener fundraising, without causing the audience to stop listening and donors to feel they aren't needed.

Jim Taszarek, President, TazMedia - Speaker

Kay Peters, Director, Business Development, KTIS Radio / Northwestern Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: The "Super Heroes" Initiative: Saving the World through Your Radio

Nikki Sparks


Radio is changing.  The future super heroes of the world will be those who unleash creative and intentional engagement with their listeners and community. In this session, you will be intrigued, inspired and ignited to connect with your audience both deep and wide; shared from the "Super Hero" point of view.  Join... See more

Nikki Sparks, Senior Director of Creative Services, KSBJ

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Engineering for Managers: How To Expand Your Reach


Have you ever hoped and prayed that your station had a bigger coverage area? There are a couple of ways to skin this cat! One is through the signal upgrade process and the other is through acquiring underperforming signals that have upgrade potential. Yes, even in this new world of limited broadcast spectrum, enterprising station own... See more

Jeremy Ruck, Principal Engineer, Jeremy Ruck & Associates, Inc. - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: The Top 10 Fundraising Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Rick Dunham


There are consistent mistakes many ministries make that end up hindering them from achieving their fundraising goals. In this highly interactive presentation, Rick Dunham, President and CEO of Dunham+Company, not only unveils and explains each mistake, but also offers practical solutions on how you can avoid them. Discover common fundrais... See more


Rick Dunham, President, CEO, Dunham+Company - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Production under Fire (Global News)

Chris Mitchell

In a time where the world's attention is riveted on events in the Middle East, CBN viewers have come to appreciate Chris Mitchell's timely reports from this explosive region of the world.

Chris Mitchell, CBN News Jerusalem Bureau - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Why We Don't Like Christian Broadcasting

A panel of students from several schools will explain why much of today's Christian media isn't connecting with their generation.


Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session - Stress Reliever - Part B

Kay Peters

How business underwriting can relieve pressure in the pledge drive. Two experts in the field explore how to use business underwriting to support your listener fundraising, without causing the audience to stop listening and donors to feel they aren't needed.

Jim Taszarek, President, TazMedia - Speaker

Kay Peters, Director, Business Development, KTIS Radio / Northwestern Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 5:00 pm - International Reception

International attendees and attendees whose organizations have an international outreach are invited to this time of fellowship.

Add to MyShow 5:00 pm - Career Hour - How Do I Make Myself Invaluable at Work?

Nina Barnes John Fuller
John Fuller, Vice President Audio & New Media Division, Focus on the Family - Speaker

Nina Barnes, Human Resources Manager, Northwestern College - Speaker

Add to MyShow 6:30 pm - Pre-Event Reception

Come a bit early to the Saturday Evening session and enjoy a beverage and fellowship with your peers. Take advantage of one of the top values for attending the NRB Convention during this face-to-face time with other media and ministry leaders.
 

Add to MyShow 7:00 pm - General Session

Raul Ries Pete Briscoe Music:  Cindy Morgan Music:  Andrew Greer

The Saturday Evening Session is a highlight and an anchor point of the convention where you will hear internationally-known speakers and musicians. Also, Dr. Frank Wright, NRB President & CEO, will bring a brief message on the state of the association.

Music: Andrew Greer, - 0

Music: Cindy Morgan - Artist/Comedian

Pete Briscoe, President, Telling the Truth and Senior Pastor, Bent Tree Bible Fellowship - Speaker

Raul Ries, Pastor and Radio Host, Somebody Loves You Ministries - Speaker


Add to MyShow 9:00 pm - Industry Reception and Game Night

Join with your peers from various industry groups attending the convention for an evening of fellowship and fun.  Network with others who may be just starting out and are in need of establishing relationships with those who are seasoned, who are pioneers of the past, and those of you who are moving forward with fresh visions.  This is ... See more

Sunday - March 3, 2013

Add to MyShow 7:00 am - Affiliate Event: My Hope with Billy Graham*

* By Invitation Only

Add to MyShow 7:00 am - Affiliate Event: Israel 65th Anniversary Breakfast*

Land of Promise Foundation 

* By Invitation Only

Add to MyShow 9:00 am - 6:00 pm - Registration

NRB Convention Registration is located in the entrance to Ryman Hall C.

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - Worship Service

Tony Evans Music - Keith & Kristyn Getty

Join with us for a time of praise and worship and a message from the Word of God. "O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together." Psalm 34:3

Music - Keith & Kristyn Getty, Gettymusic (EMI CMG Distribution)

Tony Evans, President, The Urban Alternative - Speaker

Add to MyShow 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - NRB Exposition

The exhibit hall is packed with all the companies and aids you will need to enhance your ministry. Explore the latest technology...find revolutionary ideas..access top-notch resources...experience them all in one place at the NRB 2013 Exposition.

 

Add to MyShow 2:00 pm - Career Hour: How Can I Reduce My Stress Level during an Interview?

Nina Barnes Brian Burger
Brian Burger, Vice President Human Resources, K-LOVE / Air1 Radio Networks - Speaker

Nina Barnes, Human Resources Manager, Northwestern College - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:00 pm - Keynote Session

Phil Boyce Bradley Wright, Ph.D.

Listen to speakers with diverse backgrounds who are considered to be among the most recognized individuals in media, leadership, and innovative thinking. You will be challenged and inspired at the same time.

Bradley Wright, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology , University of Connecticut, Dept. of Sociology - Speaker

Phil Boyce, Vice President & Director Spoken Word Format, WMCA-AM, Salem Communications - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:00 pm - TV Showcase


Enter your program in the NRB 2013 Television Showcase.  Categories in all areas have been expanded to allow for a wide variety of entries.  The Showcase Entry Form will give you deadlines, details and contact information. &nbs... See more

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Zoom Break

 Enjoy a quick beverage and snack following the Sunday Afternoon Keynote Session. Full Registrants only. 

Add to MyShow 5:30 pm - Media Leadership Reception & Dinner *

Eric Metaxas

* This event is By Invitation Only.

Eric Metaxas, Co-Host, BreakPoint - Speaker

Add to MyShow 7:00 pm - Affiliate Event: The Age of the Earth, Biblical Authority and the Downfall of the U.S.A. *

* Open Event

Add to MyShow 8:00 pm - Affiliate Event: Television Spectrum Update*

* Open Event

Add to MyShow 8:30 pm - Affiliate Event: 2013 International Christian Prayer & Action Event for Israel *

* Open Event

Monday - March 4, 2013

Add to MyShow 8:00 am - Women's Breakfast

Music - Nichole Nordeman Jennifer Rothschild

Enjoy a delicious breakfast, excellent fellowship, music and an inspirational message, all at one event!

Jennifer Rothschild, Speaker and Author, Jennifer Rothschild Ministries - Speaker

Music - Nichole Nordeman, Worthy Publishing (EMI CMG Distribution)

Add to MyShow 8:30 am - 6:00 pm - Registration

NRB Convention Registration is located in the entrance to Ryman Hall C.

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - 5:00 pm - NRB Exposition

The exhibit hall is packed with all the companies and aids you will need to enhance your ministry.  Explore the latest technology...find revolutionary ideas....access top-notch resources...experience them all in one place at the NRB 2013 Exposition.

 

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - Keynote Session

Rob Saliterman Katie Harbath Claire Diaz-Ortiz

Hear Google, Facebook and Twitter speakers share new trends along with effective use of the various social media platforms to help you leverage the reach of a traditional broadcast network.

Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Social Innovation, Twitter, Inc. - Speaker

Katie Harbath, Manager for Policy, Facebook - Speaker

Rob Saliterman, Senior Account Executive, Google - Speaker

Add to MyShow 12:00 pm - Zoom Lunch

Following the morning Keynote Session, NRB will provide complimentary networking lunches for full convention registrants only. These lunches will be loosely structured with the natural and social dynamics of sharing a meal. 

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Contagious! How to Build a YouTube Platform and Make Your Video Go Viral

Matthew Robertson Jeff Bethke

From the Old Spice Guy to Kony 2012, viral videos are in the news and making an impact. With millions of views, these videos have a much larger audience than most radio or television programming. You’ll discover some proven strategies to help your germ of an idea spread into a full-blown contagion! Matt Robertson and Jeff Bethk... See more

Jeff Bethke, Poet, Jeff Bethke - Speaker

Matthew Robertson, Video Producer, CIK Productions - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Re-Imagine Constituent Engagement with Mobile Apps and the Mobile Web

Gabe Cooper


Smartphone apps and the mobile web represent the Wild West of the digital world.  Mobile initiatives can be unpredictable and risky - but they also have great power to ignite massive new movements for your organization or cause.  Smartphones follow us into the most intimate moments of our lives and they connect us like... See more

Gabe Cooper, Brushfire Mobile - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Developing a Brand that Yields Great ROI

Charles Lee


A brand is so much more than great looking design or a clever marketing message. It’s not your mission nor your vision. It actually captures the soul and personality of your company. Your brand has the potential to build barriers or bridges to those who may benefit from your work. Your brand is present in every touch point that cust... See more

Charles Lee, CEO, Ideation Consultancy, Inc. - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Making Wise Buys

Brod Boyd


You could be the best preacher, teacher, or children's ministry expert.  How do you reach the world?  Where do you go?  With billions of videos online, how are you seen?  Brod shares a practical and strategic approach to increasing your message and brand beyond just your family members and how investing in the... See more

Brod Boyd, Sr. Consultant, Abram-Leslie New Media Consulting - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: What Should Christian Media Look Like in the Next 10 Years?

Stephen Brewster

Not what it will look like, but what should it look like.  How will your church communications not only keep up with but establish the trends in interaction?


Stephen Brewster, Creative Arts Pastor, Cross Point Community Church - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Major Donors: How to Meet, Engage and Inspire Them to Invest in Your Ministry

Jerry Grimes

Non-profits need major gifts to properly fund their ministry. But many ministry leaders feel inadequate and sometimes scared to approach potential major supporters. Learn practical and customizable major donor development principles that will break through to the heart of those you need to reach and create effective opportunity for relationship ... See more

Jerry Grimes, Development Consultant, Advocace Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Strategic Change: Leadership and Communication during Shifting Times

Tom Atema


For today’s media leader, change has become the rule rather than the exception. So, when the world tilts, how can you keep your feet planted on solid ground while helping team members adapt? Join veteran media leader Tom Atema for this practical and encouraging session on leading the charge through change. Tom will share f... See more


Tom Atema, President, Vertical Horizons Group - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Three Minutes of Truth

Jeff Goins

How do we use today's media opportunities to effectively communicate with our audience?  Do you always need an hour service to get the message across?  Jeff Goins has a firm grasp on how to get your message across in a powerful way using techniques and avenues you may not have explored.


Jeff Goins, Communications Director, Adventure in Missions - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Funding and Distributing Your Film

Steve Taylor

Filmmakers get so pumped to make a film that they often overlook the funding and distribution side of things.  In this session, we will discuss how to fund your film and the road to distribution.

Steve Taylor, Producer, Musician - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Insider Facebook Secrets (201)

Katie Harbath


This is a follow-up session to the morning Keynote. Come hear Facebook's very own Katie Harbath.  Facebook has over one billion users and growing.  Are you using Facebook pages, ads and apps?  Are you using timeline?  The Manager of Policy for Facebook will discuss how to strategically utilize Facebook to expand an... See more

Katie Harbath, Manager for Policy, Facebook - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Threats to Religious Freedom - 2013

Mat Staver Kelly Shackelford Janet Parshall Craig Parshall


What is going on in America?  Expanded abortion rights, outlawing traditional values counseling, same-sex marriage and ObamaCare religious violations before the High Court, the DOMA surrender, mounting threats against Christian employers and ministries, and social media censorship - is the assault on our religious liberties increasin... See more


Craig Parshall, Senior Vice President & General Counsel; Director, John Milton Project for Free Speech, National Religious Broadcasters - Speaker

Janet Parshall, Nationally Syndicated Talk Show Host

Kelly Shackelford, President, CEO, & Chief Counsel, Liberty Institute - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Thinking Biblically about New Media

Tim Challies

We rely upon computers, cell phones, and the Internet for communication, commerce, and entertainment. Yet, even though we live in this "instant message" culture, many of your constituents may feel disconnected. Tim Challies, author of The Next Story: Life and Faith After the Digital Revolution, provides a framework you can apply to an... See more


Tim Challies, Author & Blogger, Challies.com - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: The Cost of Cultural Relevance: Revealing the Main Message of Christian Music On-Air Personalities

Ripley Smith Mark Seignious

Ever since a landmark 2002 study identified a stigma with Christian radio, the industry has turned toward a more culturally relevant approach. Now, Christian music radio has become a proven powerhouse.  Recent Arbitron ratings confirm it as one of the fastest growing formats.  However, new research reveals some surprising (concerning?)... See more


Mark Seignious, Associate Professor, Northwestern College - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Using Twitter for Good

Claire Diaz-Ortiz

In this session, Claire Diaz-Ortiz will outline the 5-step model for success on Twitter that she teaches in her book, Twitter for Good. The session will be jam-packed with tactical tips and tricks with the aim of taking your individual or organizational Twitter account to the next level. 

Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Social Innovation, Twitter, Inc. - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: TV's Incredible Future? TV Anywhere; TV Everywhere and TV on Any Device!

Steve Burzynski Jason DeMeo


Part A:  We're on the cusp of a new revolution in television.  TV will be viewed on phones, tablets, computers, and even on special glasses.  Television is becoming common on wired and wireless Internet.  New set-top boxes can bring hundreds of channels from around the world right to your living room.&nbs... See more

Jason DeMeo, President & CEO, Omniverse One World Television - Speaker


Steve Burzynski, President & Founder, IMAVEX - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: FCC - Part A

Joe Chautin Jeff Southmayd Harry Martin Craig Parshall


As a broadcaster, ensuring that we are in compliance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations and dictums can be daunting. Join us for this back-to-back session (90 minutes) highlighting a panel of three of the top FCC attorneys as we review some of the latest regulatory developments at the FCC and what it means to yo... See more

Craig Parshall, Senior Vice President & General Counsel; Director, John Milton Project for Free Speech, National Religious Broadcasters - Speaker

Harry Martin, Attorney, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC - Speaker

Jeff Southmayd, Attorney, Southmayd & Miller - Speaker

Joe Chautin, Attorney, Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: The Future of Search & Where Google Is Headed

Rob Saliterman


Hear from a Google representative directly on the latest developments in search, things you need to be doing right now to rank in search results, and what is on the horizon. Learn secrets to display and pay-per-click ads, how they are evolving and ways organizations can take advantage of the suite of Google applications. If you are not fa... See more

Rob Saliterman, Senior Account Executive, Google - Speaker


Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Your Audience Is Everywhere: Driving Multichannel Relationships through Social Gaming Innovation

Tim Kachuriak Rebecca Gregory


Your audience is everywhere.  The question is: how do you engage them in your ministry’s efforts? We believe experience is a powerful teacher.  Local radio is now global media.  Social media has knocked down borders and connected our world.  We need to start thinking about broadcast media differently, and start e... See more

Rebecca Gregory, Executive Vice President, Services, Pursuant / KMA - Speaker

Tim Kachuriak, Innovation & Optimization Officer, Next After - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: TV's Incredible Future? TV Anywhere, TV Everywhere, and TV on Any Device! - Part B

Steve Burzynski Jason DeMeo


We're on the cusp of a new revolution in television.  TV will be viewed on phones, tablets, computers, and even on special glasses.  Television is becoming common on wired and wireless Internet.  New set-top boxes can bring hundreds of channels from around the world right to your living room.  Whether you'... See more

Jason DeMeo, President & CEO, Omniverse One World Television - Speaker

Steve Burzynski, President & Founder, IMAVEX - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Don't Drop the Ball: Ethical Challenges Still Exist in Christian Media

Mitch Land, Ph.D. John Stonestreet Jennifer Epperson, Ed.D.


Behavior unbecoming, slander, financial misappropriation: Ethical lapses just happen in "the secular world," right?  Wrong!  Sometimes, when we least expect it, we in the Christian media can be faced with an ethical dilemma that requires a quick, but informed decision.  Are we prepared to handle these challen... See more

Jennifer Epperson, Ed.D., Station Manager, Moody Radio - South Florida - Speaker

John Stonestreet, Speaker and Fellow, Colson Center for Christian Worldview - Speaker


Mitch Land, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, Regent University - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: FCC - Part B


This is the Part B of the FCC.  Speakers are Harry Martin, Attorney, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC; Joe Chautin, Attorney, Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP; and Jeff Southmayd, Attorney, Southmayd & Miller.  See bios at the 3:30 p.m. session listing.



As a broadcaster, ensuring that w... See more

Add to MyShow 5:00 pm - Career Hour: How Can I Hire High Achievers?

Brod Boyd Brian Burger
Brian Burger, Vice President Human Resources, K-LOVE / Air1 Radio Networks - Speaker

Brod Boyd, Sr. Consultant, Abram-Leslie New Media Consulting - Speaker

Add to MyShow 7:00 pm - An Evening with Authors and Artists


A Special Reception for all NRB Members

The staff of NRB invites NRB members to join them for a special time of fellowship and appreciation. In addition to the live music, delicious desserts and prize drawings, a number of authors and art... See more

Add to MyShow 8:00 pm - Night of Entertainment

The Nate Terry Band Michael Jr. Dennis Swanberg Chonda Pierce

Join us for a night of comedy!

Chonda Pierce, Comedian, Second Row, Inc.

Dennis Swanberg, Comedian, Swanberg Ministries

Michael Jr.

The Nate Terry Band - Artist/Comedian

Add to MyShow 8:00 pm - Affiliate Event: Turning Point Reception*

* By Invitation Only

Add to MyShow 9:00 pm - Affiliate Event: FamilyLife Game Night*

*Open Event

Tuesday - March 5, 2013

Add to MyShow 7:30 am - Affiliate Event: Bott Radio Network Breakfast*

* By Invitation Only

Add to MyShow 7:30 am - Affiliate Event: Tools for Church Leaders - Breakfast with Pastor Dag Heward-Mills *

* Open, Limited Seating, RSVP Necessary - Jeff@christianbookservices.com

Add to MyShow 8:30 am - 3:30 pm - Registration

NRB Convention Registration is located in the entrance to Ryman Hall C.

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - NRB Exposition

The exhibit hall is packed with all the companies and aids you will need to enhance your ministry. Explore the latest technology...find revolutionary ideas..access top-notch resources...experience them all in one place at the NRB 2013 Exposition.

 

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - International Keynote

Terry Ascott Nick Vujicic

Listen to speakers who are considered to be among the most recognized individuals in media, leadership, and innovative thinking among internationals and international ministries and organizations. You will be challenged and inspired.

Nick Vujicic, President, Life Without Limbs - Speaker

Terry Ascott, Chief Executive Officer, SAT-7 - Speaker

Add to MyShow 12:00 pm - Zoom Lunch

Following the morning Keynote Session, NRB will provide complimentary networking lunches for full convention registrants only. These lunches will be loosely structured with the natural and social dynamics of sharing a meal. 

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Public Policy Session

Tom Doyle Kamal Saleem Janet Parshall General Jerry Boykin (Retired) Al Fadi


This year’s Public Policy event will focus on one of the biggest challenges and one of the greatest opportunities for the Church today – ISLAM.  We have assembled a stellar panel of individuals who will look at Islam from various perspectives – the threat of terrorism, the profile of a terrorist, evangelistic o... See more

Al Fadi, Researcher, Editor, Writer, Translator - Speaker

General Jerry Boykin (Retired), Executive Vice President, Family Research Council - Speaker

Janet Parshall, Nationally Syndicated Talk Show Host

Kamal Saleem, Author - Speaker

Tom Doyle, Middle East Director, e3 Partners - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:00 pm - Advisory Council & NRB Standing Committee Meetings

Advisory Council:  At the annual Advisory Council Meetings, you can give input into how NRB’s committees should serve your industry, even if you’re not yet a member of NRB.



NRB Standing Committees:  NRB Standing Ccommittees are established to advance the overall mission of the NRB and to serve the unique interest... See more

Add to MyShow 6:30 pm - Pre-Event Reception

Come a bit early to the Awards Dinner and enjoy a beverage and fellowship with your peers. Take advantage of one of the top values for attending the NRB Convention during this face-to-face time with other media and ministry leaders.

Add to MyShow 7:00 pm - Awards Dinner

Music: Clay Crosse Music:  Wayne Watson Music:  Russ Taff  Music:  First Call Joni Eareckson Tada

This is an evening for honoring individuals and organizations that have made a tremendous impact on Christian broadcasting with integrity and longevity. Enjoy an internationally-known speaker who will encourage and inspire.

Joni Eareckson Tada, Founder & CEO, Joni and Friends - Speaker

Music: First Call

Music: Russ Taff

Music: Wayne Watson

Music: Clay Crosse

Saturday - March 2, 2013

Add to MyShow 7:00 pm - General Session

Raul Ries Pete Briscoe Music:  Cindy Morgan Music:  Andrew Greer

The Saturday Evening Session is a highlight and an anchor point of the convention where you will hear internationally-known speakers and musicians. Also, Dr. Frank Wright, NRB President & CEO, will bring a brief message on the state of the association.

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Music: Cindy Morgan - Artist/Comedian

Pete Briscoe, President, Telling the Truth and Senior Pastor, Bent Tree Bible Fellowship - Speaker

Raul Ries, Pastor and Radio Host, Somebody Loves You Ministries - Speaker


Add to MyShow 9:00 pm - Industry Reception and Game Night

Join with your peers from various industry groups attending the convention for an evening of fellowship and fun.  Network with others who may be just starting out and are in need of establishing relationships with those who are seasoned, who are pioneers of the past, and those of you who are moving forward with fresh visions.  This is ... See more

Sunday - March 3, 2013

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - Worship Service

Tony Evans Music - Keith & Kristyn Getty

Join with us for a time of praise and worship and a message from the Word of God. "O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together." Psalm 34:3

Music - Keith & Kristyn Getty, Gettymusic (EMI CMG Distribution)

Tony Evans, President, The Urban Alternative - Speaker

Monday - March 4, 2013

Add to MyShow 8:00 am - Women's Breakfast

Music - Nichole Nordeman Jennifer Rothschild

Enjoy a delicious breakfast, excellent fellowship, music and an inspirational message, all at one event!

Jennifer Rothschild, Speaker and Author, Jennifer Rothschild Ministries - Speaker

Music - Nichole Nordeman, Worthy Publishing (EMI CMG Distribution)

Add to MyShow 8:00 pm - Night of Entertainment

The Nate Terry Band Michael Jr. Dennis Swanberg Chonda Pierce

Join us for a night of comedy!

Chonda Pierce, Comedian, Second Row, Inc.

Dennis Swanberg, Comedian, Swanberg Ministries

Michael Jr.

The Nate Terry Band - Artist/Comedian

Tuesday - March 5, 2013

Add to MyShow 7:00 pm - Awards Dinner

Music: Clay Crosse Music:  Wayne Watson Music:  Russ Taff  Music:  First Call Joni Eareckson Tada

This is an evening for honoring individuals and organizations that have made a tremendous impact on Christian broadcasting with integrity and longevity. Enjoy an internationally-known speaker who will encourage and inspire.

Joni Eareckson Tada, Founder & CEO, Joni and Friends - Speaker

Music: First Call

Music: Russ Taff

Music: Wayne Watson

Music: Clay Crosse

Saturday - March 2, 2013

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - Keynote Session

Nick Hall Bobby Gruenewald

Listen to speakers with diverse backgrounds who are considered to be among the most recognized individuals in media, leadership, and innovative thinking. You will be challenged and inspired at the same time.

Bobby Gruenewald, Pastor & Innovation Leader, LifeChurch.tv - Speaker

Nick Hall, Founder, PULSE - Speaker

Sunday - March 3, 2013

Add to MyShow 3:00 pm - Keynote Session

Phil Boyce Bradley Wright, Ph.D.

Listen to speakers with diverse backgrounds who are considered to be among the most recognized individuals in media, leadership, and innovative thinking. You will be challenged and inspired at the same time.

Bradley Wright, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology , University of Connecticut, Dept. of Sociology - Speaker

Phil Boyce, Vice President & Director Spoken Word Format, WMCA-AM, Salem Communications - Speaker

Monday - March 4, 2013

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - Keynote Session

Rob Saliterman Katie Harbath Claire Diaz-Ortiz

Hear Google, Facebook and Twitter speakers share new trends along with effective use of the various social media platforms to help you leverage the reach of a traditional broadcast network.

Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Social Innovation, Twitter, Inc. - Speaker

Katie Harbath, Manager for Policy, Facebook - Speaker

Rob Saliterman, Senior Account Executive, Google - Speaker

Tuesday - March 5, 2013

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - International Keynote

Terry Ascott Nick Vujicic

Listen to speakers who are considered to be among the most recognized individuals in media, leadership, and innovative thinking among internationals and international ministries and organizations. You will be challenged and inspired.

Nick Vujicic, President, Life Without Limbs - Speaker

Terry Ascott, Chief Executive Officer, SAT-7 - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Public Policy Session

Tom Doyle Kamal Saleem Janet Parshall General Jerry Boykin (Retired) Al Fadi


This year’s Public Policy event will focus on one of the biggest challenges and one of the greatest opportunities for the Church today – ISLAM.  We have assembled a stellar panel of individuals who will look at Islam from various perspectives – the threat of terrorism, the profile of a terrorist, evangelistic o... See more

Al Fadi, Researcher, Editor, Writer, Translator - Speaker

General Jerry Boykin (Retired), Executive Vice President, Family Research Council - Speaker

Janet Parshall, Nationally Syndicated Talk Show Host

Kamal Saleem, Author - Speaker

Tom Doyle, Middle East Director, e3 Partners - Speaker

Saturday - March 2, 2013

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: How to Win A Film Festival

Wes & Amanda Llewellyn

36DV Challenge, 48-Hour Film Festival, 168-Hour Film Project.....everywhere you turn there is another short film contest.  In this session, a director shares the secrets that have helped four of his films win the top award.  Plus, a director of photography will help you understand how to create a winning look and workflow.

Wes & Amanda Llewellyn, Film Producers, 4L Films - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Channeling Internet TV and Chiseling Tablet Apps for Your Ministry (101)

John Carley


This session examines some of the hottest emerging technology trends that will impact your ministry over the next two years. Come learn about the newest trends in Internet TV and tablet applications, with demonstrations of the technologies you will be using in your ministry between now and 2015. This is a high level session intended ... See more

John Carley, Founder, President & Chief Technology Officer, Trinet Internet Solutions, Inc. - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Exploiting New Media Technologies

Jeff Wilkinson, Ph.D. August Grant, Ph.D.


Adopting new media technologies has the potential to radically improve your media ministry, or it can end up wasting valuable resources.  This session focuses on best practices for evaluating and implementing new media technologies, including online tools, social media, and mobile technologies.  Come hear renowned expe... See more

August Grant, Ph.D., Professor of Journalism, University of South Carolina - Speaker


Jeff Wilkinson, Ph.D., Professor, Houston Baptist University - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Hire for Character and Culture, Not Just Skills

Nina Barnes


The goal of an effective hiring process is to employ high achievers - those who consistently accomplish above-average results.  Qualifications and skills are often the primary focus in the hiring process, although when employees are unsuccessful it is more often the result of challenges with attitude and cultural fit.  In t... See more

Nina Barnes, Human Resources Manager, Northwestern College - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: The 10 Best Resources You're Not Using

A panel of 24-7 working church media pros share their take on the best tools you need in your tool box to spice up your productions, make your life easier and reach your target audience.


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Marketing Messages that Motivate Women

Marie Guthrie


Women are key influencers, purchasers and decision makers.  Are you confident that you are being heard by the women in your audience?  To influence women, it is important to understand and adapt to the specific communication needs of women.  After attending this workshop, you will learn five key strategies that motivate wom... See more

Marie Guthrie, Senior Director, Ministry Communications, Awana - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Web Redesigns Are Dead

Georgia Joseph

Who visits websites on a desktop computer anymore? The explosion of tablets, smartphones, and content platforms has many people wondering if the traditional website has become obsolete. Before you conclude that it's time to lay websites to rest, this session will present you with a framework for understanding what people want from your website. ... See more

Georgia Joseph, Production Director, Five Q - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Driving Towards Success...A Performance Track Like No Other

Brian Burger

So many plans in developing your team fall short.  You feel empty.  They feel empty.  This session will fill you up with the tools you need to move your team into peak performance.

Brian Burger, Vice President Human Resources, K-LOVE / Air1 Radio Networks - Speaker


Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Overt v. Covert

Paul Sirmons

So you're a Christian working in the media - what is the best, most strategic way of using your talents to impact the culture for Christ?  Two industry veterans debate if it's effective to be a covert Christian in Hollywood or if making an overt statement is the way to go.

Paul Sirmons, Independent Filmmaker, Home Run - Speaker

Payton Dunham, Producer, Happy Face Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Visual Worship: Illuminating God's Story

Stephen Proctor


Hymnals have been replaced with projection screens filled with motion backgrounds & IMAG. Images are returning to the visual wasteland of the Western Church. And now VJs are expanding the canvas using methods such as environmental projection.  It's all moving faster than you can imagine. Yet in the midst of this movement, tec... See more


Stephen Proctor, President, Grateful Inconvenience - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Delivering the Right Message in the Wrong Culture: Understanding Demographic Shifts

Guy Richards


A secular culture is shaping people's values and viewpoints.  And the speed of that shaping is accelerating.  If your ministry is genuinely committed to changing lives and, thus, changing culture, it's essential to understand the demographic changes occurring.  Guy Richards will provide researched observations that ... See more

Guy Richards, CEO, Abiah - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Video Games and Virtual Outreach: Culture Making through the Joystick

Chris Skaggs


Video games have become the most consumed form of entertainment in America today, eclipsing books and movies as the primary cultural influencer for not only Millennials but extending to Baby Boomers as well with a growing number of female gamers. Chris Skaggs, Founder and CEO of Soma Games will explore this rapidly evolving landscape of t... See more

Chris Skaggs, Founder & CEO, Soma Games - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Impacting Culture through Secular Media

Jeremy Parsons

More and more Christians are choosing to work at secular radio and TV stations, programs, channels and production houses, not only to witness to the people they work with, but as a platform to communicate with a large and diverse audience. Hear how Jeremy honors God in his craft.

Jeremy Parsons, Producer / Host, ReelzChannel - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: International TV, Video & Documentary Production Techniques

Craig Forrest


Many aspiring TV crew members and documentary filmmakers think of an idea, grab a camera, jump on an international flight, then start shooting away. But without a shot list, a workable plan, knowing their intended story, or considering the diverse cultures and challenges where they'll be producing, they're like a driver without a ... See more

Craig Forrest, Film Director, Author, Windsock Films - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Social Media 101: Getting Started on Facebook

Nathan Tabor


This session is designed to share information and answer questions.  Don't let not knowing how to do it stop you from doing it.  Facebook is here to stay.  It is the way we share news, information, photos, videos and practically every aspect of our lives.  This session will cover the basic steps of setting up ... See more

Nathan Tabor, President, TCV Media - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Stress Reliever - Part A

Kay Peters

How business underwriting can relieve pressure in the pledge drive.  Two experts in the field explore how to use business underwriting to support your listener fundraising, without causing the audience to stop listening and donors to feel they aren't needed.

Jim Taszarek, President, TazMedia - Speaker

Kay Peters, Director, Business Development, KTIS Radio / Northwestern Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: The "Super Heroes" Initiative: Saving the World through Your Radio

Nikki Sparks


Radio is changing.  The future super heroes of the world will be those who unleash creative and intentional engagement with their listeners and community. In this session, you will be intrigued, inspired and ignited to connect with your audience both deep and wide; shared from the "Super Hero" point of view.  Join... See more

Nikki Sparks, Senior Director of Creative Services, KSBJ

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Engineering for Managers: How To Expand Your Reach


Have you ever hoped and prayed that your station had a bigger coverage area? There are a couple of ways to skin this cat! One is through the signal upgrade process and the other is through acquiring underperforming signals that have upgrade potential. Yes, even in this new world of limited broadcast spectrum, enterprising station own... See more

Jeremy Ruck, Principal Engineer, Jeremy Ruck & Associates, Inc. - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: The Top 10 Fundraising Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Rick Dunham


There are consistent mistakes many ministries make that end up hindering them from achieving their fundraising goals. In this highly interactive presentation, Rick Dunham, President and CEO of Dunham+Company, not only unveils and explains each mistake, but also offers practical solutions on how you can avoid them. Discover common fundrais... See more


Rick Dunham, President, CEO, Dunham+Company - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Production under Fire (Global News)

Chris Mitchell

In a time where the world's attention is riveted on events in the Middle East, CBN viewers have come to appreciate Chris Mitchell's timely reports from this explosive region of the world.

Chris Mitchell, CBN News Jerusalem Bureau - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Why We Don't Like Christian Broadcasting

A panel of students from several schools will explain why much of today's Christian media isn't connecting with their generation.


Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session - Stress Reliever - Part B

Kay Peters

How business underwriting can relieve pressure in the pledge drive. Two experts in the field explore how to use business underwriting to support your listener fundraising, without causing the audience to stop listening and donors to feel they aren't needed.

Jim Taszarek, President, TazMedia - Speaker

Kay Peters, Director, Business Development, KTIS Radio / Northwestern Media - Speaker

Monday - March 4, 2013

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Contagious! How to Build a YouTube Platform and Make Your Video Go Viral

Matthew Robertson Jeff Bethke

From the Old Spice Guy to Kony 2012, viral videos are in the news and making an impact. With millions of views, these videos have a much larger audience than most radio or television programming. You’ll discover some proven strategies to help your germ of an idea spread into a full-blown contagion! Matt Robertson and Jeff Bethk... See more

Jeff Bethke, Poet, Jeff Bethke - Speaker

Matthew Robertson, Video Producer, CIK Productions - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Re-Imagine Constituent Engagement with Mobile Apps and the Mobile Web

Gabe Cooper


Smartphone apps and the mobile web represent the Wild West of the digital world.  Mobile initiatives can be unpredictable and risky - but they also have great power to ignite massive new movements for your organization or cause.  Smartphones follow us into the most intimate moments of our lives and they connect us like... See more

Gabe Cooper, Brushfire Mobile - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Developing a Brand that Yields Great ROI

Charles Lee


A brand is so much more than great looking design or a clever marketing message. It’s not your mission nor your vision. It actually captures the soul and personality of your company. Your brand has the potential to build barriers or bridges to those who may benefit from your work. Your brand is present in every touch point that cust... See more

Charles Lee, CEO, Ideation Consultancy, Inc. - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Making Wise Buys

Brod Boyd


You could be the best preacher, teacher, or children's ministry expert.  How do you reach the world?  Where do you go?  With billions of videos online, how are you seen?  Brod shares a practical and strategic approach to increasing your message and brand beyond just your family members and how investing in the... See more

Brod Boyd, Sr. Consultant, Abram-Leslie New Media Consulting - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: What Should Christian Media Look Like in the Next 10 Years?

Stephen Brewster

Not what it will look like, but what should it look like.  How will your church communications not only keep up with but establish the trends in interaction?


Stephen Brewster, Creative Arts Pastor, Cross Point Community Church - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Major Donors: How to Meet, Engage and Inspire Them to Invest in Your Ministry

Jerry Grimes

Non-profits need major gifts to properly fund their ministry. But many ministry leaders feel inadequate and sometimes scared to approach potential major supporters. Learn practical and customizable major donor development principles that will break through to the heart of those you need to reach and create effective opportunity for relationship ... See more

Jerry Grimes, Development Consultant, Advocace Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Strategic Change: Leadership and Communication during Shifting Times

Tom Atema


For today’s media leader, change has become the rule rather than the exception. So, when the world tilts, how can you keep your feet planted on solid ground while helping team members adapt? Join veteran media leader Tom Atema for this practical and encouraging session on leading the charge through change. Tom will share f... See more


Tom Atema, President, Vertical Horizons Group - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Three Minutes of Truth

Jeff Goins

How do we use today's media opportunities to effectively communicate with our audience?  Do you always need an hour service to get the message across?  Jeff Goins has a firm grasp on how to get your message across in a powerful way using techniques and avenues you may not have explored.


Jeff Goins, Communications Director, Adventure in Missions - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Funding and Distributing Your Film

Steve Taylor

Filmmakers get so pumped to make a film that they often overlook the funding and distribution side of things.  In this session, we will discuss how to fund your film and the road to distribution.

Steve Taylor, Producer, Musician - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Insider Facebook Secrets (201)

Katie Harbath


This is a follow-up session to the morning Keynote. Come hear Facebook's very own Katie Harbath.  Facebook has over one billion users and growing.  Are you using Facebook pages, ads and apps?  Are you using timeline?  The Manager of Policy for Facebook will discuss how to strategically utilize Facebook to expand an... See more

Katie Harbath, Manager for Policy, Facebook - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Threats to Religious Freedom - 2013

Mat Staver Kelly Shackelford Janet Parshall Craig Parshall


What is going on in America?  Expanded abortion rights, outlawing traditional values counseling, same-sex marriage and ObamaCare religious violations before the High Court, the DOMA surrender, mounting threats against Christian employers and ministries, and social media censorship - is the assault on our religious liberties increasin... See more


Craig Parshall, Senior Vice President & General Counsel; Director, John Milton Project for Free Speech, National Religious Broadcasters - Speaker

Janet Parshall, Nationally Syndicated Talk Show Host

Kelly Shackelford, President, CEO, & Chief Counsel, Liberty Institute - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Thinking Biblically about New Media

Tim Challies

We rely upon computers, cell phones, and the Internet for communication, commerce, and entertainment. Yet, even though we live in this "instant message" culture, many of your constituents may feel disconnected. Tim Challies, author of The Next Story: Life and Faith After the Digital Revolution, provides a framework you can apply to an... See more


Tim Challies, Author & Blogger, Challies.com - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: The Cost of Cultural Relevance: Revealing the Main Message of Christian Music On-Air Personalities

Ripley Smith Mark Seignious

Ever since a landmark 2002 study identified a stigma with Christian radio, the industry has turned toward a more culturally relevant approach. Now, Christian music radio has become a proven powerhouse.  Recent Arbitron ratings confirm it as one of the fastest growing formats.  However, new research reveals some surprising (concerning?)... See more


Mark Seignious, Associate Professor, Northwestern College - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Using Twitter for Good

Claire Diaz-Ortiz

In this session, Claire Diaz-Ortiz will outline the 5-step model for success on Twitter that she teaches in her book, Twitter for Good. The session will be jam-packed with tactical tips and tricks with the aim of taking your individual or organizational Twitter account to the next level. 

Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Social Innovation, Twitter, Inc. - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: TV's Incredible Future? TV Anywhere; TV Everywhere and TV on Any Device!

Steve Burzynski Jason DeMeo


Part A:  We're on the cusp of a new revolution in television.  TV will be viewed on phones, tablets, computers, and even on special glasses.  Television is becoming common on wired and wireless Internet.  New set-top boxes can bring hundreds of channels from around the world right to your living room.&nbs... See more

Jason DeMeo, President & CEO, Omniverse One World Television - Speaker


Steve Burzynski, President & Founder, IMAVEX - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: FCC - Part A

Joe Chautin Jeff Southmayd Harry Martin Craig Parshall


As a broadcaster, ensuring that we are in compliance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations and dictums can be daunting. Join us for this back-to-back session (90 minutes) highlighting a panel of three of the top FCC attorneys as we review some of the latest regulatory developments at the FCC and what it means to yo... See more

Craig Parshall, Senior Vice President & General Counsel; Director, John Milton Project for Free Speech, National Religious Broadcasters - Speaker

Harry Martin, Attorney, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC - Speaker

Jeff Southmayd, Attorney, Southmayd & Miller - Speaker

Joe Chautin, Attorney, Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: The Future of Search & Where Google Is Headed

Rob Saliterman


Hear from a Google representative directly on the latest developments in search, things you need to be doing right now to rank in search results, and what is on the horizon. Learn secrets to display and pay-per-click ads, how they are evolving and ways organizations can take advantage of the suite of Google applications. If you are not fa... See more

Rob Saliterman, Senior Account Executive, Google - Speaker


Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Your Audience Is Everywhere: Driving Multichannel Relationships through Social Gaming Innovation

Tim Kachuriak Rebecca Gregory


Your audience is everywhere.  The question is: how do you engage them in your ministry’s efforts? We believe experience is a powerful teacher.  Local radio is now global media.  Social media has knocked down borders and connected our world.  We need to start thinking about broadcast media differently, and start e... See more

Rebecca Gregory, Executive Vice President, Services, Pursuant / KMA - Speaker

Tim Kachuriak, Innovation & Optimization Officer, Next After - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: TV's Incredible Future? TV Anywhere, TV Everywhere, and TV on Any Device! - Part B

Steve Burzynski Jason DeMeo


We're on the cusp of a new revolution in television.  TV will be viewed on phones, tablets, computers, and even on special glasses.  Television is becoming common on wired and wireless Internet.  New set-top boxes can bring hundreds of channels from around the world right to your living room.  Whether you'... See more

Jason DeMeo, President & CEO, Omniverse One World Television - Speaker

Steve Burzynski, President & Founder, IMAVEX - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Don't Drop the Ball: Ethical Challenges Still Exist in Christian Media

Mitch Land, Ph.D. John Stonestreet Jennifer Epperson, Ed.D.


Behavior unbecoming, slander, financial misappropriation: Ethical lapses just happen in "the secular world," right?  Wrong!  Sometimes, when we least expect it, we in the Christian media can be faced with an ethical dilemma that requires a quick, but informed decision.  Are we prepared to handle these challen... See more

Jennifer Epperson, Ed.D., Station Manager, Moody Radio - South Florida - Speaker

John Stonestreet, Speaker and Fellow, Colson Center for Christian Worldview - Speaker


Mitch Land, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, Regent University - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: FCC - Part B


This is the Part B of the FCC.  Speakers are Harry Martin, Attorney, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC; Joe Chautin, Attorney, Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP; and Jeff Southmayd, Attorney, Southmayd & Miller.  See bios at the 3:30 p.m. session listing.



As a broadcaster, ensuring that w... See more

Sunday - March 3, 2013

Add to MyShow 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - NRB Exposition

The exhibit hall is packed with all the companies and aids you will need to enhance your ministry. Explore the latest technology...find revolutionary ideas..access top-notch resources...experience them all in one place at the NRB 2013 Exposition.

 

Monday - March 4, 2013

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - 5:00 pm - NRB Exposition

The exhibit hall is packed with all the companies and aids you will need to enhance your ministry.  Explore the latest technology...find revolutionary ideas....access top-notch resources...experience them all in one place at the NRB 2013 Exposition.

 

Tuesday - March 5, 2013

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - 4:00 pm - NRB Exposition

The exhibit hall is packed with all the companies and aids you will need to enhance your ministry. Explore the latest technology...find revolutionary ideas..access top-notch resources...experience them all in one place at the NRB 2013 Exposition.

 

Friday - March 1, 2013

Add to MyShow 8:00 am - 7:00 pm - Registration

NRB Convention Registration is located in the entrance to Ryman Hall C. 

 

Add to MyShow 9:00 am - Academic Innovation Exchange


The iNRB Academic Innovation Exchange (AIE) provides innovative sessions to help faculty of broadcasting, film and mass communication stay up to date with the latest information and innovations in communication technology, media law, audience research, convergent media, and relevant issues in academia. Come prepared to learn from... See more


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Saturday - March 2, 2013

Add to MyShow 7:30 am - 7:00 pm - Registration

NRB Convention Registration is located in the entrance to Ryman Hall C.

 

Add to MyShow 8:00 am - NRB Business Meeting

Add to MyShow 9:00 am - First Timer's Orientation

Learn your way around the convention schedule, highlighting events that are a "must attend" for you.  Ask questions, meet new attendees like yourself and leave with a general idea of meeting locations throughout the hotel.

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - Keynote Session

Nick Hall Bobby Gruenewald

Listen to speakers with diverse backgrounds who are considered to be among the most recognized individuals in media, leadership, and innovative thinking. You will be challenged and inspired at the same time.

Bobby Gruenewald, Pastor & Innovation Leader, LifeChurch.tv - Speaker

Nick Hall, Founder, PULSE - Speaker

Add to MyShow 12:00 pm - Zoom Lunch

Following the morning Keynote Session, NRB will provide complimentary networking lunches for full convention registrants only. These lunches will be loosely structured with the natural and social dynamics of sharing a meal. 

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: How to Win A Film Festival

Wes & Amanda Llewellyn

36DV Challenge, 48-Hour Film Festival, 168-Hour Film Project.....everywhere you turn there is another short film contest.  In this session, a director shares the secrets that have helped four of his films win the top award.  Plus, a director of photography will help you understand how to create a winning look and workflow.

Wes & Amanda Llewellyn, Film Producers, 4L Films - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Channeling Internet TV and Chiseling Tablet Apps for Your Ministry (101)

John Carley


This session examines some of the hottest emerging technology trends that will impact your ministry over the next two years. Come learn about the newest trends in Internet TV and tablet applications, with demonstrations of the technologies you will be using in your ministry between now and 2015. This is a high level session intended ... See more

John Carley, Founder, President & Chief Technology Officer, Trinet Internet Solutions, Inc. - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Exploiting New Media Technologies

Jeff Wilkinson, Ph.D. August Grant, Ph.D.


Adopting new media technologies has the potential to radically improve your media ministry, or it can end up wasting valuable resources.  This session focuses on best practices for evaluating and implementing new media technologies, including online tools, social media, and mobile technologies.  Come hear renowned expe... See more

August Grant, Ph.D., Professor of Journalism, University of South Carolina - Speaker


Jeff Wilkinson, Ph.D., Professor, Houston Baptist University - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Hire for Character and Culture, Not Just Skills

Nina Barnes


The goal of an effective hiring process is to employ high achievers - those who consistently accomplish above-average results.  Qualifications and skills are often the primary focus in the hiring process, although when employees are unsuccessful it is more often the result of challenges with attitude and cultural fit.  In t... See more

Nina Barnes, Human Resources Manager, Northwestern College - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: The 10 Best Resources You're Not Using

A panel of 24-7 working church media pros share their take on the best tools you need in your tool box to spice up your productions, make your life easier and reach your target audience.


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Marketing Messages that Motivate Women

Marie Guthrie


Women are key influencers, purchasers and decision makers.  Are you confident that you are being heard by the women in your audience?  To influence women, it is important to understand and adapt to the specific communication needs of women.  After attending this workshop, you will learn five key strategies that motivate wom... See more

Marie Guthrie, Senior Director, Ministry Communications, Awana - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:00 pm - NRB Board Meeting

 

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Web Redesigns Are Dead

Georgia Joseph

Who visits websites on a desktop computer anymore? The explosion of tablets, smartphones, and content platforms has many people wondering if the traditional website has become obsolete. Before you conclude that it's time to lay websites to rest, this session will present you with a framework for understanding what people want from your website. ... See more

Georgia Joseph, Production Director, Five Q - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Driving Towards Success...A Performance Track Like No Other

Brian Burger

So many plans in developing your team fall short.  You feel empty.  They feel empty.  This session will fill you up with the tools you need to move your team into peak performance.

Brian Burger, Vice President Human Resources, K-LOVE / Air1 Radio Networks - Speaker


Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Overt v. Covert

Paul Sirmons

So you're a Christian working in the media - what is the best, most strategic way of using your talents to impact the culture for Christ?  Two industry veterans debate if it's effective to be a covert Christian in Hollywood or if making an overt statement is the way to go.

Paul Sirmons, Independent Filmmaker, Home Run - Speaker

Payton Dunham, Producer, Happy Face Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Visual Worship: Illuminating God's Story

Stephen Proctor


Hymnals have been replaced with projection screens filled with motion backgrounds & IMAG. Images are returning to the visual wasteland of the Western Church. And now VJs are expanding the canvas using methods such as environmental projection.  It's all moving faster than you can imagine. Yet in the midst of this movement, tec... See more


Stephen Proctor, President, Grateful Inconvenience - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Delivering the Right Message in the Wrong Culture: Understanding Demographic Shifts

Guy Richards


A secular culture is shaping people's values and viewpoints.  And the speed of that shaping is accelerating.  If your ministry is genuinely committed to changing lives and, thus, changing culture, it's essential to understand the demographic changes occurring.  Guy Richards will provide researched observations that ... See more

Guy Richards, CEO, Abiah - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Video Games and Virtual Outreach: Culture Making through the Joystick

Chris Skaggs


Video games have become the most consumed form of entertainment in America today, eclipsing books and movies as the primary cultural influencer for not only Millennials but extending to Baby Boomers as well with a growing number of female gamers. Chris Skaggs, Founder and CEO of Soma Games will explore this rapidly evolving landscape of t... See more

Chris Skaggs, Founder & CEO, Soma Games - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Impacting Culture through Secular Media

Jeremy Parsons

More and more Christians are choosing to work at secular radio and TV stations, programs, channels and production houses, not only to witness to the people they work with, but as a platform to communicate with a large and diverse audience. Hear how Jeremy honors God in his craft.

Jeremy Parsons, Producer / Host, ReelzChannel - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: International TV, Video & Documentary Production Techniques

Craig Forrest


Many aspiring TV crew members and documentary filmmakers think of an idea, grab a camera, jump on an international flight, then start shooting away. But without a shot list, a workable plan, knowing their intended story, or considering the diverse cultures and challenges where they'll be producing, they're like a driver without a ... See more

Craig Forrest, Film Director, Author, Windsock Films - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Social Media 101: Getting Started on Facebook

Nathan Tabor


This session is designed to share information and answer questions.  Don't let not knowing how to do it stop you from doing it.  Facebook is here to stay.  It is the way we share news, information, photos, videos and practically every aspect of our lives.  This session will cover the basic steps of setting up ... See more

Nathan Tabor, President, TCV Media - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Stress Reliever - Part A

Kay Peters

How business underwriting can relieve pressure in the pledge drive.  Two experts in the field explore how to use business underwriting to support your listener fundraising, without causing the audience to stop listening and donors to feel they aren't needed.

Jim Taszarek, President, TazMedia - Speaker

Kay Peters, Director, Business Development, KTIS Radio / Northwestern Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: The "Super Heroes" Initiative: Saving the World through Your Radio

Nikki Sparks


Radio is changing.  The future super heroes of the world will be those who unleash creative and intentional engagement with their listeners and community. In this session, you will be intrigued, inspired and ignited to connect with your audience both deep and wide; shared from the "Super Hero" point of view.  Join... See more

Nikki Sparks, Senior Director of Creative Services, KSBJ

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Engineering for Managers: How To Expand Your Reach


Have you ever hoped and prayed that your station had a bigger coverage area? There are a couple of ways to skin this cat! One is through the signal upgrade process and the other is through acquiring underperforming signals that have upgrade potential. Yes, even in this new world of limited broadcast spectrum, enterprising station own... See more

Jeremy Ruck, Principal Engineer, Jeremy Ruck & Associates, Inc. - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: The Top 10 Fundraising Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Rick Dunham


There are consistent mistakes many ministries make that end up hindering them from achieving their fundraising goals. In this highly interactive presentation, Rick Dunham, President and CEO of Dunham+Company, not only unveils and explains each mistake, but also offers practical solutions on how you can avoid them. Discover common fundrais... See more


Rick Dunham, President, CEO, Dunham+Company - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Production under Fire (Global News)

Chris Mitchell

In a time where the world's attention is riveted on events in the Middle East, CBN viewers have come to appreciate Chris Mitchell's timely reports from this explosive region of the world.

Chris Mitchell, CBN News Jerusalem Bureau - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Why We Don't Like Christian Broadcasting

A panel of students from several schools will explain why much of today's Christian media isn't connecting with their generation.


Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session - Stress Reliever - Part B

Kay Peters

How business underwriting can relieve pressure in the pledge drive. Two experts in the field explore how to use business underwriting to support your listener fundraising, without causing the audience to stop listening and donors to feel they aren't needed.

Jim Taszarek, President, TazMedia - Speaker

Kay Peters, Director, Business Development, KTIS Radio / Northwestern Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 5:00 pm - International Reception

International attendees and attendees whose organizations have an international outreach are invited to this time of fellowship.

Add to MyShow 5:00 pm - Career Hour - How Do I Make Myself Invaluable at Work?

Nina Barnes John Fuller
John Fuller, Vice President Audio & New Media Division, Focus on the Family - Speaker

Nina Barnes, Human Resources Manager, Northwestern College - Speaker

Add to MyShow 6:30 pm - Pre-Event Reception

Come a bit early to the Saturday Evening session and enjoy a beverage and fellowship with your peers. Take advantage of one of the top values for attending the NRB Convention during this face-to-face time with other media and ministry leaders.
 

Add to MyShow 7:00 pm - General Session

Raul Ries Pete Briscoe Music:  Cindy Morgan Music:  Andrew Greer

The Saturday Evening Session is a highlight and an anchor point of the convention where you will hear internationally-known speakers and musicians. Also, Dr. Frank Wright, NRB President & CEO, will bring a brief message on the state of the association.

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Music: Cindy Morgan - Artist/Comedian

Pete Briscoe, President, Telling the Truth and Senior Pastor, Bent Tree Bible Fellowship - Speaker

Raul Ries, Pastor and Radio Host, Somebody Loves You Ministries - Speaker


Add to MyShow 9:00 pm - Industry Reception and Game Night

Join with your peers from various industry groups attending the convention for an evening of fellowship and fun.  Network with others who may be just starting out and are in need of establishing relationships with those who are seasoned, who are pioneers of the past, and those of you who are moving forward with fresh visions.  This is ... See more

Saturday - March 2, 2013

Add to MyShow 7:00 pm - General Session

Raul Ries Pete Briscoe Music:  Cindy Morgan Music:  Andrew Greer

The Saturday Evening Session is a highlight and an anchor point of the convention where you will hear internationally-known speakers and musicians. Also, Dr. Frank Wright, NRB President & CEO, will bring a brief message on the state of the association.

Music: Andrew Greer, - 0

Music: Cindy Morgan - Artist/Comedian

Pete Briscoe, President, Telling the Truth and Senior Pastor, Bent Tree Bible Fellowship - Speaker

Raul Ries, Pastor and Radio Host, Somebody Loves You Ministries - Speaker


Add to MyShow 9:00 pm - Industry Reception and Game Night

Join with your peers from various industry groups attending the convention for an evening of fellowship and fun.  Network with others who may be just starting out and are in need of establishing relationships with those who are seasoned, who are pioneers of the past, and those of you who are moving forward with fresh visions.  This is ... See more

Saturday - March 2, 2013

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - Keynote Session

Nick Hall Bobby Gruenewald

Listen to speakers with diverse backgrounds who are considered to be among the most recognized individuals in media, leadership, and innovative thinking. You will be challenged and inspired at the same time.

Bobby Gruenewald, Pastor & Innovation Leader, LifeChurch.tv - Speaker

Nick Hall, Founder, PULSE - Speaker

Saturday - March 2, 2013

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: How to Win A Film Festival

Wes & Amanda Llewellyn

36DV Challenge, 48-Hour Film Festival, 168-Hour Film Project.....everywhere you turn there is another short film contest.  In this session, a director shares the secrets that have helped four of his films win the top award.  Plus, a director of photography will help you understand how to create a winning look and workflow.

Wes & Amanda Llewellyn, Film Producers, 4L Films - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Channeling Internet TV and Chiseling Tablet Apps for Your Ministry (101)

John Carley


This session examines some of the hottest emerging technology trends that will impact your ministry over the next two years. Come learn about the newest trends in Internet TV and tablet applications, with demonstrations of the technologies you will be using in your ministry between now and 2015. This is a high level session intended ... See more

John Carley, Founder, President & Chief Technology Officer, Trinet Internet Solutions, Inc. - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Exploiting New Media Technologies

Jeff Wilkinson, Ph.D. August Grant, Ph.D.


Adopting new media technologies has the potential to radically improve your media ministry, or it can end up wasting valuable resources.  This session focuses on best practices for evaluating and implementing new media technologies, including online tools, social media, and mobile technologies.  Come hear renowned expe... See more

August Grant, Ph.D., Professor of Journalism, University of South Carolina - Speaker


Jeff Wilkinson, Ph.D., Professor, Houston Baptist University - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Hire for Character and Culture, Not Just Skills

Nina Barnes


The goal of an effective hiring process is to employ high achievers - those who consistently accomplish above-average results.  Qualifications and skills are often the primary focus in the hiring process, although when employees are unsuccessful it is more often the result of challenges with attitude and cultural fit.  In t... See more

Nina Barnes, Human Resources Manager, Northwestern College - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: The 10 Best Resources You're Not Using

A panel of 24-7 working church media pros share their take on the best tools you need in your tool box to spice up your productions, make your life easier and reach your target audience.


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Marketing Messages that Motivate Women

Marie Guthrie


Women are key influencers, purchasers and decision makers.  Are you confident that you are being heard by the women in your audience?  To influence women, it is important to understand and adapt to the specific communication needs of women.  After attending this workshop, you will learn five key strategies that motivate wom... See more

Marie Guthrie, Senior Director, Ministry Communications, Awana - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Web Redesigns Are Dead

Georgia Joseph

Who visits websites on a desktop computer anymore? The explosion of tablets, smartphones, and content platforms has many people wondering if the traditional website has become obsolete. Before you conclude that it's time to lay websites to rest, this session will present you with a framework for understanding what people want from your website. ... See more

Georgia Joseph, Production Director, Five Q - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Driving Towards Success...A Performance Track Like No Other

Brian Burger

So many plans in developing your team fall short.  You feel empty.  They feel empty.  This session will fill you up with the tools you need to move your team into peak performance.

Brian Burger, Vice President Human Resources, K-LOVE / Air1 Radio Networks - Speaker


Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Overt v. Covert

Paul Sirmons

So you're a Christian working in the media - what is the best, most strategic way of using your talents to impact the culture for Christ?  Two industry veterans debate if it's effective to be a covert Christian in Hollywood or if making an overt statement is the way to go.

Paul Sirmons, Independent Filmmaker, Home Run - Speaker

Payton Dunham, Producer, Happy Face Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Visual Worship: Illuminating God's Story

Stephen Proctor


Hymnals have been replaced with projection screens filled with motion backgrounds & IMAG. Images are returning to the visual wasteland of the Western Church. And now VJs are expanding the canvas using methods such as environmental projection.  It's all moving faster than you can imagine. Yet in the midst of this movement, tec... See more


Stephen Proctor, President, Grateful Inconvenience - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Delivering the Right Message in the Wrong Culture: Understanding Demographic Shifts

Guy Richards


A secular culture is shaping people's values and viewpoints.  And the speed of that shaping is accelerating.  If your ministry is genuinely committed to changing lives and, thus, changing culture, it's essential to understand the demographic changes occurring.  Guy Richards will provide researched observations that ... See more

Guy Richards, CEO, Abiah - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Video Games and Virtual Outreach: Culture Making through the Joystick

Chris Skaggs


Video games have become the most consumed form of entertainment in America today, eclipsing books and movies as the primary cultural influencer for not only Millennials but extending to Baby Boomers as well with a growing number of female gamers. Chris Skaggs, Founder and CEO of Soma Games will explore this rapidly evolving landscape of t... See more

Chris Skaggs, Founder & CEO, Soma Games - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Impacting Culture through Secular Media

Jeremy Parsons

More and more Christians are choosing to work at secular radio and TV stations, programs, channels and production houses, not only to witness to the people they work with, but as a platform to communicate with a large and diverse audience. Hear how Jeremy honors God in his craft.

Jeremy Parsons, Producer / Host, ReelzChannel - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: International TV, Video & Documentary Production Techniques

Craig Forrest


Many aspiring TV crew members and documentary filmmakers think of an idea, grab a camera, jump on an international flight, then start shooting away. But without a shot list, a workable plan, knowing their intended story, or considering the diverse cultures and challenges where they'll be producing, they're like a driver without a ... See more

Craig Forrest, Film Director, Author, Windsock Films - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Social Media 101: Getting Started on Facebook

Nathan Tabor


This session is designed to share information and answer questions.  Don't let not knowing how to do it stop you from doing it.  Facebook is here to stay.  It is the way we share news, information, photos, videos and practically every aspect of our lives.  This session will cover the basic steps of setting up ... See more

Nathan Tabor, President, TCV Media - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Stress Reliever - Part A

Kay Peters

How business underwriting can relieve pressure in the pledge drive.  Two experts in the field explore how to use business underwriting to support your listener fundraising, without causing the audience to stop listening and donors to feel they aren't needed.

Jim Taszarek, President, TazMedia - Speaker

Kay Peters, Director, Business Development, KTIS Radio / Northwestern Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: The "Super Heroes" Initiative: Saving the World through Your Radio

Nikki Sparks


Radio is changing.  The future super heroes of the world will be those who unleash creative and intentional engagement with their listeners and community. In this session, you will be intrigued, inspired and ignited to connect with your audience both deep and wide; shared from the "Super Hero" point of view.  Join... See more

Nikki Sparks, Senior Director of Creative Services, KSBJ

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Engineering for Managers: How To Expand Your Reach


Have you ever hoped and prayed that your station had a bigger coverage area? There are a couple of ways to skin this cat! One is through the signal upgrade process and the other is through acquiring underperforming signals that have upgrade potential. Yes, even in this new world of limited broadcast spectrum, enterprising station own... See more

Jeremy Ruck, Principal Engineer, Jeremy Ruck & Associates, Inc. - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: The Top 10 Fundraising Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Rick Dunham


There are consistent mistakes many ministries make that end up hindering them from achieving their fundraising goals. In this highly interactive presentation, Rick Dunham, President and CEO of Dunham+Company, not only unveils and explains each mistake, but also offers practical solutions on how you can avoid them. Discover common fundrais... See more


Rick Dunham, President, CEO, Dunham+Company - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Production under Fire (Global News)

Chris Mitchell

In a time where the world's attention is riveted on events in the Middle East, CBN viewers have come to appreciate Chris Mitchell's timely reports from this explosive region of the world.

Chris Mitchell, CBN News Jerusalem Bureau - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Why We Don't Like Christian Broadcasting

A panel of students from several schools will explain why much of today's Christian media isn't connecting with their generation.


Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session - Stress Reliever - Part B

Kay Peters

How business underwriting can relieve pressure in the pledge drive. Two experts in the field explore how to use business underwriting to support your listener fundraising, without causing the audience to stop listening and donors to feel they aren't needed.

Jim Taszarek, President, TazMedia - Speaker

Kay Peters, Director, Business Development, KTIS Radio / Northwestern Media - Speaker


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Sunday - March 3, 2013

Add to MyShow 7:00 am - Affiliate Event: My Hope with Billy Graham*

* By Invitation Only

Add to MyShow 7:00 am - Affiliate Event: Israel 65th Anniversary Breakfast*

Land of Promise Foundation 

* By Invitation Only

Add to MyShow 9:00 am - 6:00 pm - Registration

NRB Convention Registration is located in the entrance to Ryman Hall C.

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - Worship Service

Tony Evans Music - Keith & Kristyn Getty

Join with us for a time of praise and worship and a message from the Word of God. "O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together." Psalm 34:3

Music - Keith & Kristyn Getty, Gettymusic (EMI CMG Distribution)

Tony Evans, President, The Urban Alternative - Speaker

Add to MyShow 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - NRB Exposition

The exhibit hall is packed with all the companies and aids you will need to enhance your ministry. Explore the latest technology...find revolutionary ideas..access top-notch resources...experience them all in one place at the NRB 2013 Exposition.

 

Add to MyShow 2:00 pm - Career Hour: How Can I Reduce My Stress Level during an Interview?

Nina Barnes Brian Burger
Brian Burger, Vice President Human Resources, K-LOVE / Air1 Radio Networks - Speaker

Nina Barnes, Human Resources Manager, Northwestern College - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:00 pm - Keynote Session

Phil Boyce Bradley Wright, Ph.D.

Listen to speakers with diverse backgrounds who are considered to be among the most recognized individuals in media, leadership, and innovative thinking. You will be challenged and inspired at the same time.

Bradley Wright, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology , University of Connecticut, Dept. of Sociology - Speaker

Phil Boyce, Vice President & Director Spoken Word Format, WMCA-AM, Salem Communications - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:00 pm - TV Showcase


Enter your program in the NRB 2013 Television Showcase.  Categories in all areas have been expanded to allow for a wide variety of entries.  The Showcase Entry Form will give you deadlines, details and contact information. &nbs... See more

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Zoom Break

 Enjoy a quick beverage and snack following the Sunday Afternoon Keynote Session. Full Registrants only. 

Add to MyShow 5:30 pm - Media Leadership Reception & Dinner *

Eric Metaxas

* This event is By Invitation Only.

Eric Metaxas, Co-Host, BreakPoint - Speaker

Add to MyShow 7:00 pm - Affiliate Event: The Age of the Earth, Biblical Authority and the Downfall of the U.S.A. *

* Open Event

Add to MyShow 8:00 pm - Affiliate Event: Television Spectrum Update*

* Open Event

Add to MyShow 8:30 pm - Affiliate Event: 2013 International Christian Prayer & Action Event for Israel *

* Open Event

Sunday - March 3, 2013

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - Worship Service

Tony Evans Music - Keith & Kristyn Getty

Join with us for a time of praise and worship and a message from the Word of God. "O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together." Psalm 34:3

Music - Keith & Kristyn Getty, Gettymusic (EMI CMG Distribution)

Tony Evans, President, The Urban Alternative - Speaker

Sunday - March 3, 2013

Add to MyShow 3:00 pm - Keynote Session

Phil Boyce Bradley Wright, Ph.D.

Listen to speakers with diverse backgrounds who are considered to be among the most recognized individuals in media, leadership, and innovative thinking. You will be challenged and inspired at the same time.

Bradley Wright, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology , University of Connecticut, Dept. of Sociology - Speaker

Phil Boyce, Vice President & Director Spoken Word Format, WMCA-AM, Salem Communications - Speaker


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Sunday - March 3, 2013

Add to MyShow 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - NRB Exposition

The exhibit hall is packed with all the companies and aids you will need to enhance your ministry. Explore the latest technology...find revolutionary ideas..access top-notch resources...experience them all in one place at the NRB 2013 Exposition.

 

Monday - March 4, 2013

Add to MyShow 8:00 am - Women's Breakfast

Music - Nichole Nordeman Jennifer Rothschild

Enjoy a delicious breakfast, excellent fellowship, music and an inspirational message, all at one event!

Jennifer Rothschild, Speaker and Author, Jennifer Rothschild Ministries - Speaker

Music - Nichole Nordeman, Worthy Publishing (EMI CMG Distribution)

Add to MyShow 8:30 am - 6:00 pm - Registration

NRB Convention Registration is located in the entrance to Ryman Hall C.

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - 5:00 pm - NRB Exposition

The exhibit hall is packed with all the companies and aids you will need to enhance your ministry.  Explore the latest technology...find revolutionary ideas....access top-notch resources...experience them all in one place at the NRB 2013 Exposition.

 

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - Keynote Session

Rob Saliterman Katie Harbath Claire Diaz-Ortiz

Hear Google, Facebook and Twitter speakers share new trends along with effective use of the various social media platforms to help you leverage the reach of a traditional broadcast network.

Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Social Innovation, Twitter, Inc. - Speaker

Katie Harbath, Manager for Policy, Facebook - Speaker

Rob Saliterman, Senior Account Executive, Google - Speaker

Add to MyShow 12:00 pm - Zoom Lunch

Following the morning Keynote Session, NRB will provide complimentary networking lunches for full convention registrants only. These lunches will be loosely structured with the natural and social dynamics of sharing a meal. 

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Contagious! How to Build a YouTube Platform and Make Your Video Go Viral

Matthew Robertson Jeff Bethke

From the Old Spice Guy to Kony 2012, viral videos are in the news and making an impact. With millions of views, these videos have a much larger audience than most radio or television programming. You’ll discover some proven strategies to help your germ of an idea spread into a full-blown contagion! Matt Robertson and Jeff Bethk... See more

Jeff Bethke, Poet, Jeff Bethke - Speaker

Matthew Robertson, Video Producer, CIK Productions - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Re-Imagine Constituent Engagement with Mobile Apps and the Mobile Web

Gabe Cooper


Smartphone apps and the mobile web represent the Wild West of the digital world.  Mobile initiatives can be unpredictable and risky - but they also have great power to ignite massive new movements for your organization or cause.  Smartphones follow us into the most intimate moments of our lives and they connect us like... See more

Gabe Cooper, Brushfire Mobile - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Developing a Brand that Yields Great ROI

Charles Lee


A brand is so much more than great looking design or a clever marketing message. It’s not your mission nor your vision. It actually captures the soul and personality of your company. Your brand has the potential to build barriers or bridges to those who may benefit from your work. Your brand is present in every touch point that cust... See more

Charles Lee, CEO, Ideation Consultancy, Inc. - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Making Wise Buys

Brod Boyd


You could be the best preacher, teacher, or children's ministry expert.  How do you reach the world?  Where do you go?  With billions of videos online, how are you seen?  Brod shares a practical and strategic approach to increasing your message and brand beyond just your family members and how investing in the... See more

Brod Boyd, Sr. Consultant, Abram-Leslie New Media Consulting - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: What Should Christian Media Look Like in the Next 10 Years?

Stephen Brewster

Not what it will look like, but what should it look like.  How will your church communications not only keep up with but establish the trends in interaction?


Stephen Brewster, Creative Arts Pastor, Cross Point Community Church - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Major Donors: How to Meet, Engage and Inspire Them to Invest in Your Ministry

Jerry Grimes

Non-profits need major gifts to properly fund their ministry. But many ministry leaders feel inadequate and sometimes scared to approach potential major supporters. Learn practical and customizable major donor development principles that will break through to the heart of those you need to reach and create effective opportunity for relationship ... See more

Jerry Grimes, Development Consultant, Advocace Media - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Strategic Change: Leadership and Communication during Shifting Times

Tom Atema


For today’s media leader, change has become the rule rather than the exception. So, when the world tilts, how can you keep your feet planted on solid ground while helping team members adapt? Join veteran media leader Tom Atema for this practical and encouraging session on leading the charge through change. Tom will share f... See more


Tom Atema, President, Vertical Horizons Group - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Three Minutes of Truth

Jeff Goins

How do we use today's media opportunities to effectively communicate with our audience?  Do you always need an hour service to get the message across?  Jeff Goins has a firm grasp on how to get your message across in a powerful way using techniques and avenues you may not have explored.


Jeff Goins, Communications Director, Adventure in Missions - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Funding and Distributing Your Film

Steve Taylor

Filmmakers get so pumped to make a film that they often overlook the funding and distribution side of things.  In this session, we will discuss how to fund your film and the road to distribution.

Steve Taylor, Producer, Musician - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Insider Facebook Secrets (201)

Katie Harbath


This is a follow-up session to the morning Keynote. Come hear Facebook's very own Katie Harbath.  Facebook has over one billion users and growing.  Are you using Facebook pages, ads and apps?  Are you using timeline?  The Manager of Policy for Facebook will discuss how to strategically utilize Facebook to expand an... See more

Katie Harbath, Manager for Policy, Facebook - Speaker

Add to MyShow 2:30 pm - Educational Session: Threats to Religious Freedom - 2013

Mat Staver Kelly Shackelford Janet Parshall Craig Parshall


What is going on in America?  Expanded abortion rights, outlawing traditional values counseling, same-sex marriage and ObamaCare religious violations before the High Court, the DOMA surrender, mounting threats against Christian employers and ministries, and social media censorship - is the assault on our religious liberties increasin... See more


Craig Parshall, Senior Vice President & General Counsel; Director, John Milton Project for Free Speech, National Religious Broadcasters - Speaker

Janet Parshall, Nationally Syndicated Talk Show Host

Kelly Shackelford, President, CEO, & Chief Counsel, Liberty Institute - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Thinking Biblically about New Media

Tim Challies

We rely upon computers, cell phones, and the Internet for communication, commerce, and entertainment. Yet, even though we live in this "instant message" culture, many of your constituents may feel disconnected. Tim Challies, author of The Next Story: Life and Faith After the Digital Revolution, provides a framework you can apply to an... See more


Tim Challies, Author & Blogger, Challies.com - Speaker

Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: The Cost of Cultural Relevance: Revealing the Main Message of Christian Music On-Air Personalities

Ripley Smith Mark Seignious

Ever since a landmark 2002 study identified a stigma with Christian radio, the industry has turned toward a more culturally relevant approach. Now, Christian music radio has become a proven powerhouse.  Recent Arbitron ratings confirm it as one of the fastest growing formats.  However, new research reveals some surprising (concerning?)... See more


Mark Seignious, Associate Professor, Northwestern College - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: Using Twitter for Good

Claire Diaz-Ortiz

In this session, Claire Diaz-Ortiz will outline the 5-step model for success on Twitter that she teaches in her book, Twitter for Good. The session will be jam-packed with tactical tips and tricks with the aim of taking your individual or organizational Twitter account to the next level. 

Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Social Innovation, Twitter, Inc. - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: TV's Incredible Future? TV Anywhere; TV Everywhere and TV on Any Device!

Steve Burzynski Jason DeMeo


Part A:  We're on the cusp of a new revolution in television.  TV will be viewed on phones, tablets, computers, and even on special glasses.  Television is becoming common on wired and wireless Internet.  New set-top boxes can bring hundreds of channels from around the world right to your living room.&nbs... See more

Jason DeMeo, President & CEO, Omniverse One World Television - Speaker


Steve Burzynski, President & Founder, IMAVEX - Speaker


Add to MyShow 3:30 pm - Educational Session: FCC - Part A

Joe Chautin Jeff Southmayd Harry Martin Craig Parshall


As a broadcaster, ensuring that we are in compliance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations and dictums can be daunting. Join us for this back-to-back session (90 minutes) highlighting a panel of three of the top FCC attorneys as we review some of the latest regulatory developments at the FCC and what it means to yo... See more

Craig Parshall, Senior Vice President & General Counsel; Director, John Milton Project for Free Speech, National Religious Broadcasters - Speaker

Harry Martin, Attorney, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC - Speaker

Jeff Southmayd, Attorney, Southmayd & Miller - Speaker

Joe Chautin, Attorney, Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: The Future of Search & Where Google Is Headed

Rob Saliterman


Hear from a Google representative directly on the latest developments in search, things you need to be doing right now to rank in search results, and what is on the horizon. Learn secrets to display and pay-per-click ads, how they are evolving and ways organizations can take advantage of the suite of Google applications. If you are not fa... See more

Rob Saliterman, Senior Account Executive, Google - Speaker


Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Your Audience Is Everywhere: Driving Multichannel Relationships through Social Gaming Innovation

Tim Kachuriak Rebecca Gregory


Your audience is everywhere.  The question is: how do you engage them in your ministry’s efforts? We believe experience is a powerful teacher.  Local radio is now global media.  Social media has knocked down borders and connected our world.  We need to start thinking about broadcast media differently, and start e... See more

Rebecca Gregory, Executive Vice President, Services, Pursuant / KMA - Speaker

Tim Kachuriak, Innovation & Optimization Officer, Next After - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: TV's Incredible Future? TV Anywhere, TV Everywhere, and TV on Any Device! - Part B

Steve Burzynski Jason DeMeo


We're on the cusp of a new revolution in television.  TV will be viewed on phones, tablets, computers, and even on special glasses.  Television is becoming common on wired and wireless Internet.  New set-top boxes can bring hundreds of channels from around the world right to your living room.  Whether you'... See more

Jason DeMeo, President & CEO, Omniverse One World Television - Speaker

Steve Burzynski, President & Founder, IMAVEX - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: Don't Drop the Ball: Ethical Challenges Still Exist in Christian Media

Mitch Land, Ph.D. John Stonestreet Jennifer Epperson, Ed.D.


Behavior unbecoming, slander, financial misappropriation: Ethical lapses just happen in "the secular world," right?  Wrong!  Sometimes, when we least expect it, we in the Christian media can be faced with an ethical dilemma that requires a quick, but informed decision.  Are we prepared to handle these challen... See more

Jennifer Epperson, Ed.D., Station Manager, Moody Radio - South Florida - Speaker

John Stonestreet, Speaker and Fellow, Colson Center for Christian Worldview - Speaker


Mitch Land, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, Regent University - Speaker

Add to MyShow 4:30 pm - Educational Session: FCC - Part B


This is the Part B of the FCC.  Speakers are Harry Martin, Attorney, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC; Joe Chautin, Attorney, Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP; and Jeff Southmayd, Attorney, Southmayd & Miller.  See bios at the 3:30 p.m. session listing.



As a broadcaster, ensuring that w... See more

Add to MyShow 5:00 pm - Career Hour: How Can I Hire High Achievers?

Brod Boyd Brian Burger
Brian Burger, Vice President Human Resources, K-LOVE / Air1 Radio Networks - Speaker

Brod Boyd, Sr. Consultant, Abram-Leslie New Media Consulting - Speaker

Add to MyShow 7:00 pm - An Evening with Authors and Artists


A Special Reception for all NRB Members

The staff of NRB invites NRB members to join them for a special time of fellowship and appreciation. In addition to the live music, delicious desserts and prize drawings, a number of authors and art... See more

Add to MyShow 8:00 pm - Night of Entertainment

The Nate Terry Band Michael Jr. Dennis Swanberg Chonda Pierce

Join us for a night of comedy!

Chonda Pierce, Comedian, Second Row, Inc.

Dennis Swanberg, Comedian, Swanberg Ministries

Michael Jr.

The Nate Terry Band - Artist/Comedian

Add to MyShow 8:00 pm - Affiliate Event: Turning Point Reception*

* By Invitation Only

Add to MyShow 9:00 pm - Affiliate Event: FamilyLife Game Night*

*Open Event

Monday - March 4, 2013

Add to MyShow 8:00 am - Women's Breakfast

Music - Nichole Nordeman Jennifer Rothschild

Enjoy a delicious breakfast, excellent fellowship, music and an inspirational message, all at one event!

Jennifer Rothschild, Speaker and Author, Jennifer Rothschild Ministries - Speaker

Music - Nichole Nordeman, Worthy Publishing (EMI CMG Distribution)

Add to MyShow 8:00 pm - Night of Entertainment

The Nate Terry Band Michael Jr. Dennis Swanberg Chonda Pierce

Join us for a night of comedy!

Chonda Pierce, Comedian, Second Row, Inc.

Dennis Swanberg, Comedian, Swanberg Ministries

Michael Jr.

The Nate Terry Band - Artist/Comedian

Monday - March 4, 2013

Add to MyShow 10:00 am - Keynote Session

Rob Saliterman Katie Harbath Claire Diaz-Ortiz

Hear Google, Facebook and Twitter speakers share new trends along with effective use of the various social media platforms to help you leverage the reach of a traditional broadcast network.

Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Social Innovation, Twitter, Inc. - Speaker

Katie Harbath, Manager for Policy, Facebook - Speaker

Rob Saliterman, Senior Account Executive, Google - Speaker

Monday - March 4, 2013

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Contagious! How to Build a YouTube Platform and Make Your Video Go Viral

Matthew Robertson Jeff Bethke

From the Old Spice Guy to Kony 2012, viral videos are in the news and making an impact. With millions of views, these videos have a much larger audience than most radio or television programming. You’ll discover some proven strategies to help your germ of an idea spread into a full-blown contagion! Matt Robertson and Jeff Bethk... See more

Jeff Bethke, Poet, Jeff Bethke - Speaker

Matthew Robertson, Video Producer, CIK Productions - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Re-Imagine Constituent Engagement with Mobile Apps and the Mobile Web

Gabe Cooper


Smartphone apps and the mobile web represent the Wild West of the digital world.  Mobile initiatives can be unpredictable and risky - but they also have great power to ignite massive new movements for your organization or cause.  Smartphones follow us into the most intimate moments of our lives and they connect us like... See more

Gabe Cooper, Brushfire Mobile - Speaker


Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Developing a Brand that Yields Great ROI

Charles Lee


A brand is so much more than great looking design or a clever marketing message. It’s not your mission nor your vision. It actually captures the soul and personality of your company. Your brand has the potential to build barriers or bridges to those who may benefit from your work. Your brand is present in every touch point that cust... See more

Charles Lee, CEO, Ideation Consultancy, Inc. - Speaker

Add to MyShow 1:30 pm - Educational Session: Making Wise Buys

Brod Boyd


You could be the best preacher, teacher, or children's ministry expert.  How do you reach the world?  Where do you go?  With billions of videos online, how are you seen?  Brod shares a practical and strategic approach to increasing your message and brand beyond just your family members and how investing in the... See more