The Radio Advertising Bureau have today unveiled the full line up for their Autumn conference, Catch the new radio wave. The conference, which will be held at the London IMAX on Thursday 1st November, will be hosted by RAB chairman Martina King.
Camelot CEO, Dianne Thompson will open the morning’s proceedings giving a personal insight into radio. GCap’s deputy chairman and former ITV executive, Richard Eyre will speak to delegates about radio within the context of the evolving media ecology.
The mid morning conference session will focus on engaging new listeners in the new radio landscape and will hear from a range of industry talents. GCap’s Fru Hazlitt will talk about mobilising radio communities off-air and Channel 4 Radio’s Natalie Schwartz about bringing listeners to Commercial Radio. Classic FM’s Darren Henley, veteran DJ Simon Bates, Virgin Radio’s Christian O’Connell and Nick Hewat will reveal how they use new radio technologies to engage listeners.
Simon Redican, RAB managing director said, “We’re really pleased with the conference line up — we’ve got a great list of speakers who are really passionate about radio and its strengths. This event will showcase the progress the sector is making and highlight the opportunities that the radio industry is embracing to help advertisers achieve more creative and successful communications solutions.
The RAB have also announced that one lucky delegate will win a surfing holiday for 2 in Hawaii.