Station Summie 2017

 

DISCOVER INNOVATIVE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Bold ideas from the big thinkers shaping the future of our industry.

Dr. Phil

THE BIGGEST NAMES IN BROADCASTING ARE HERE

With every network, program distributor, and major station group gathered under one roof, Station Summit is the only place to explore the trends, platforms, and ideas to Create What’s Next for your stations and yourself in a changing media landscape.

COMPANIES REPRESENTED AT OUR 2016 CONFERENCE INCLUDE:

Companies

MORE REASONS TO COME TO LAS VEGAS:

Networking

THE BEST NETWORKING IN THE BUSINESS

Marketing and promotion colleagues from every market, station group, and networking across the industry will be under one roof for the four days of Station Summit.

Awards

THE PROMAXBDA AWARDS AT STATION SUMMIT

Celebrate the year’s best campaigns and spots from across North America at our gala ceremony.

Showcase Your Brand

SHOWCASE YOUR BRAND

Get noticed by America’s broadcasters. Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact stephen.earley@promaxbda.org to learn more

In-person registration is now available at The Mirage. Visit the PromaxBDA Registration Desk, across from the Terry Fator Theater.

On-site registration hours:

Monday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday thru Thursday: Open from 7:00 a.m.

Please contact Anush Payaslian with any questions: anush@promaxbda.org or 310.789.1509.

schedule

Monday, June 19
     
2:00 - 6:00PM
Registration Desk 1
 

Registration Open

Obtain your conference badge or ask questions. PromaxBDA staff are always available at the registration desk.

     
9:00AM - 4:00PM
FPEC
Check with FOX
 

Broadcast Network Affiliate Meetings

Check with network for specific information.

     

Tuesday, June 20
7:00AM - 7:00PM
Registration Desk 1
 

Registration Open

Obtain your conference badge or ask questions. PromaxBDA staff are always available at the registration desk.

     
7:15 - 8:00AM
Rotunda
 

Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by:

Mixpo
     
8:00 - 9:00AM
Mirage Events Center A

Keynote
 

Official Station Summit Open

Don't miss the official introduction to Station Summit, including our opening video, presented by our official design partner, Buenos Aires-based Superestudio. Opening remarks by PromaxBDA Chair, Scot Chastain, and PromaxBDA President and CEO Steve Kazanjian.

Speakers:
Scot Chastain, PromaxBDA Chair; EVP, Affiliate Marketing and Development, NBC Television Network
Steve Kazanjian, President and CEO, PromaxBDA


KEYNOTE: Innovation by Design: Designing Your Own Future

Fasten your seat belts! Erik Qualman, best-selling author of "Socialnomics," takes you on a wild ride into the future of television. To get there, you must understand social shifts and instill a culture of creativity around you. This fun, engaging keynote presentation looks at future trends and their impact on your organization. Acquire a road map for getting to a future state faster. Leap over pitfalls of incremental change, and land on a foundation of practical innovation principles. Now is the time to make sure you are the disruptor and not the disrupted. Your future's so bright . . . . well, you know what you gotta do.

Speaker:
Erik Qualman, Best Selling Author & Motivational Speaker

     
9:00AM - 4:00PM
 

Broadcast Network Affiliate Meetings

Check with your network for specific information

Mirage Events Center B

Montego A/B/C/D

Grand Ballroom

Mirage Events Center C1 & C2

     
6:00 - 8:00PM
1 OAK
 

Welcome Reception at 1 OAK

1 OAK brings a unique combination of art, fashion, and celebrity status to the nightclub world. Celebrate the start of Station Summit at Las Vegas' premier nightclub destination, courtesy of Atlas Talent Agency.

Station Summit registered attendees only; conference badge required for entry. 1 OAK is located inside The Mirage.

Sponsored by:

Atlas Talent Agency
     

Wednesday, June 21
7:00AM - 6:00PM
Registration Desk 1
 

Registration Open

Obtain your conference badge or ask questions. PromaxBDA staff are always available at the registration desk.

     
7:15 - 8:00AM
Rotunda
  Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by:

CBS Television Distribution
     
8:00 - 9:00AM
Mirage Events Center A

Keynote
 

KEYNOTE: Dr. Phil McGraw: Fifteen Years and Counting!

Twenty years into his career, Dr. Phil McGraw sits atop one of the most burgeoning and prolific brands in our industry today. Executive Producer and host of his eponymous #1 show in daytime, Executive Producer of Emmy award-winning THE DOCTORS, and Executive Producer and Creator of the #1 new primetime series, BULL, he is also launching DAILY MAIL into syndication this Fall. Keeping it all in the family, he works alongside son Jay at Stage 29 Productions with multiple projects in development, a publishing company boasting multiple New York Times #1 bestsellers, and a market-dominant smartphone app, DOCTOR ON DEMAND, revolutionizing the medical space. Add a music publishing and performing company with son Jordan, and a record-breaking lifestyle brand and charitable foundation with his wife, Robin, and you just begin to understand the reach and influence of the iconic brand. And in today’s can’t-miss keynote, he will pull the curtain back and share his unique insights and core strategies so you can be a force for change in your family, your life, and your organization.

Speaker:
Dr. Phil McGraw, Host and Executive Producer

     
9:00AM - 6:00PM
 

Program Distributor Day Meetings & Events

Check with your program distributor partners for specific information.

             
  Grand Ballroom A/F & D/E  
  Montego A/B/C
             
  Barbados A/B  
  Martinique A/B
             
  St. Croix  
  St. Thomas A/B
             
  Bermuda A/B        
             

Hospitality Suites

Visit PromaxBDA Registration Desk for more information.

   
   
     
9:00AM - 6:00PM
Antigua A/B
 

Telemundo Affiliates Meeting

Check with Telemundo for more information.

     

Thursday, June 22
7:00AM - 5:00PM
Registration Desk 1
 

Registration Open

Obtain your conference badge or ask questions. PromaxBDA staff are always available at the registration desk.

     
7:15 - 8:00AM
Rotunda
 

Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by:

comScore
     
8:00 - 9:00AM
Mirage Events Center A

Keynote
 

KEYNOTE: State of Our Art

This perennial favorite of The Conference is a true celebration of the best of the best in promotional content creation. As our world seemingly becomes more divided and fractured than ever, one global constant connects us -- our art. Art inspires us. Art entertains us. Art can move us to tears, to laughter and to act. This year, we circle the globe and look at the video content on TV and online that is inspiring action and change. This is the State of Our Art.

Speakers:
Rachel Mizuno, SVP, Marketing, U.S. Distribution, Sony Pictures Television
Scott Rowe, SVP, Communications & Domestic Marketing, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Marketing

     
9:15 - 10:00AM
Grand Ballroom F

Leadership
 

Food for Thought: Turning Information into Action

Drowning in data? What are all these numbers trying to say? And how do you turn information into action? Meet Dwight Riskey, PhD, the former CMO for three business divisions at PepsiCo and godfather of the SunChip. After a lifetime immersed in data and consumer behavior in the snack food industry, Dwight shares his winning formulas for marketing success in this example-packed session. See how to unleash your brand potential. Find out what it takes to really understand consumers. And discover how advertising works. Bring an appetite for innovation, and get ready to taste success at your station. Yes, snacks will be served.

Speaker:
Dwight Riskey, Founder, Riskey Business Solutions

     
9:15 - 10:00AM
Montego A/B/C

Innovation
 

OTT and Me

Only 23 percent of personal screen time is now live linear TV. Gone are the days when viewers flipped through the dial looking for your station. What can you do to future-proof your brand? In this information-packed session, the international research and consulting company SmithGeiger shares the latest OTT trends and reviews the impact that new viewing habits are having on linear TV. Learn about the OTT behavior of key daypart audiences, gain insights into your new competitive set, understand the need for an aggressive OTT strategy, and explore the way OTT is fundamentally changing linear TV promotion on air, online, and in social media. You'll walk away with new data, new insights into the future, and new inspiration for the possibilities of your team not just surviving but thriving in a world of ever more on-demand video content.

Speaker:
Andrew Finlayson, EVP Digital and Social Strategies, SmithGeiger

     
10:00 - 10:30AM
  Networking Break

Sponsored by:

     
10:30 - 11:15AM
Montego A/B/C

Innovation
 

Extending Your Digital Dollars

Digital resources are figuring into media planning more than ever. How do you pick the right outlets and measure success? Find out how digital placements can stretch your budget and where social media fits into your media mix. Meet some of the best in our business in this information-packed session, and learn hot new trends and best practices for this year and beyond.

Moderator:
Merry Aronson, Founding Partner, MerryMedia

Speakers:
Adrianne Anderson, VP, Creative Services, KTLA, Los Angeles
Molly Kelly, Corporate Director of Media Strategy, Weigel Broadcasting Co, Chicago IL
Ari Pitchenik, VP, Affiliate Marketing & Co-Op, Warner Bros. Worldwide TV Marketing

     
10:30 - 11:15AM
Grand Ballroom F

Craft
 

It's Raining Spots!

As Mark Twain once said, "Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it." Until now. Weather is probably the single most important content category at your station, but the fact is your meteorologists haven't changed their tactics in 20 years! Now, in this example-packed session, evil mind manipulator Greg Derkowski reveals tactics that work in a multiplatform world. You'll learn the essential elements for driving audience retention and weather tune-in—transforming typical teases into irresistible reasons to watch your station's weathercast—now! It's a how-to guide you can put to work immediately.

Speaker:
Greg Derkowski, Audience Retention Specialist, 602 Communications

     
10:30 - 11:15AM
St. Thomas A/B

Leadership
 

Lessons to Lead By: Valari Staab

Valari Staab is President of NBCUniversal Owned Television stations, a division of NBCUniversal that includes 30 local NBC and Telemundo owned stations, a regional news network and two national multicast networks, COZI TV and TeleXitos. Since she joined NBCUniversal in 2011 as President of NBCUniversal’s local stations division, Staab has strategically used NBCUniversal’s investment in its stations to spearhead efforts that have helped to reinvigorate NBC and Telemundo station newsrooms all across the U.S. and in Puerto Rico. Under her leadership, the stations have experienced a complete transformation and have unveiled first-of-its kind weather technology to help viewers stay ahead of severe weather threats, expanded or launched investigative and consumer units that are shedding a light on questionable practices and affecting positive changes in local communities, as well as expanded local news programming and debuted digital products to help audiences stay informed on-the-go. Staab launched her career in broadcasting as a college student. She worked in marketing and research for KLTV in Tyler and then KPRC in Houston, Texas. Before joining NBCUniversal, Staab primarily was with the ABC Owned Television Stations for 23 years, where she ran research; creative services and served as President and General Manager of three stations. In “Lessons to Lead By,” Staab will share advice that has helped her manage her career, achieve business goals and craft her own leadership style.

Moderator:
Scot Chastain, PromaxBDA Chair & EVP, Affiliate Marketing and Development, NBC Television Network

Speaker:
Valari Staab, President, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations

     
11:30AM - 12:15PM
Montego A/B/C

Leadership
 

Countdown to Success: How to Launch Your Personal Leadership

Who are you as a leader? What are your core values? How do your words and actions impact those around you? Above you? Meet Judy Goldberg, world-renowned leadership and productivity expert. Now, in this personally challenging and inspiring session, take a deep dive into you. Discover key principles for leading up, across, down, and outside an organization. Leave with stories, practical tools, and a few techniques that will help you become the leader you want to be.

Speaker:
Judy Goldberg, Founder, Wondershift Ltd. 

     
11:30AM - 12:15PM
Grand Ballroom F

Craft
 

Zero Budget Magic: Doing More With Almost Nothing

You've seen State of Our Art, the PromaxBDA signature showcase of the very best marketing and creative services in the world. It's inspiring for sure, but how do you take that inspiration and put it into practice with limited station resources? Welcome to Zero Budget Magic, the newest can't-miss Station Summit signature showcase. Suzanne Grethen from Hearst and Marty Frey from NBC have teamed up to present great work from around the broadcasting industry with only one thing in common: zero budget. Learn ways to creatively expand your resources without expanding your budget. Will you see something that sparks a fresh idea? You can take it to the bank!

Speakers:
Marty Frey, Senior Director, NBC Affiliate Marketing & Special Projects, NBC Universal
Suzanne Grethen, VP, Promotion and Marketing, Hearst Television

     
12:30 - 2:00PM
Mirage Events Center A
 

The 2017 PromaxBDA Awards at Station Summit

Who will take home the gold? Join us as we celebrate the outstanding creativity of our marketing and promotion community.

Hosted By:
Mario Lopez, Host, Extra, the Emmy® Award–winning entertainment news program

     
2:15 - 4:15PM
Bermuda A/B
 

The CW Affiliates Meeting

Check with The CW for specific information.

     
2:15 - 3:00PM
St. Thomas A/B

Craft
 

Adobe Premiere Pro: Tips and Techniques to Rock Your World

Are you ready to take your editing skills to the next level? Have you heard about Adobe Creative Cloud, but you're not sure it's right for your station? Learn how solutions like Adobe Premiere Pro and Team Projects (beta) allow you to collaborate on news stories, commercials, or promos and share faster than current workflows. This session is designed for technically minded marketing and creative services managers looking to sharpen their skills and improve productivity. Take what you learn back to your station, and get ready to rock!

Speaker:
Maxim Jago, Adobe Master Trainer, Filmmaker, and Futurist

     
2:15 - 3:00PM
Montego A/B/C

Innovation
 

Finding Engagement: How to talk to Your Audience on Social Media

Viewers are glued to a screen—but it's not necessarily the television. If you have trouble figuring out the difference between a promo, a tweet, and a post, then let social media guru Bex Schwartz guide the way. Find out how to talk to your audience while they're busy doing other things. How can you promote your brand without seeming like a shill? What's the best voice to use on each platform? Get tips, techniques, and best practices for using social media to turn eyes back onto the screen that counts.

Speaker:
Bex Schwartz, ECD of Awesomeness, Alkemy X

     
3:15 - 4:00PM
St. Thomas A/B

Craft
 

Avid Media Composer: Supercharge Your Edit

Fasten your seat belts, and get ready to take your skills to the next level. Avid Media Composer® is the tool embraced by top movie, television, and broadcast editors. But are you making the most of it? Our product specialist will share top tips and tricks for improving efficiency and will run through the latest features, including ScriptSync, PhraseFind, Source Browser, LUTs, color tools, graphics, titles and more. This session is designed for technically minded marketing and creative services managers. Take what you learn back to your station, and get ready to power through HD and high-res editing faster and easier than ever before.

Speaker:
Michael Krulik, Avid Principal Solutions Specialist, Avid

     
3:15 - 4:00PM
Montego A/B/C

Leadership
 

Getting it Done on a Deadline: Confessions of a Project Manager

You're already doing more than one job. Now you suddenly find yourself in charge of launching a multiplatform brand campaign. Or maybe installing a new set and putting it on the air. How do you juggle major station projects PLUS do your day job? Let Larry show you the way. Larry Shenosky is a station veteran and a trained project manager with a career of completing complex projects for companies like TEGNA, Discovery, and CNN. Learn the essential ingredients of a project plan. Avoid the pitfalls that derail TV station projects. And learn the secrets for delivering projects on time and on budget.

Speaker:
Larry Shenosky, Professional Services Manager, Cutting Edge

     
4:00 - 4:30PM
Caribbean Court
 

"NewsReady Guitar Giveaway"

Sponsored by:

     
4:30 - 5:15PM
Grand Ballroom F

Craft
 

Battle of the Promo Superstars!

The Promo Superstars are back! You told us how much you loved this session last year. Now we're back in 2017 with a whole new battle. The same ground rules apply: our Superstars are given the exact same news story (TSR), along with a tight deadline to turn around a tune-in promo for television. See how each team tackles the challenge. Music, announcer, copy, and editorial all come into play. Let the battle begin!

Moderator:
Dave Baumann, Marketing & Creative Director, Stephen Arnold Music

Speakers:
Scott Altus, Director, Creative Services and Marketing, KOMO-TV, Seattle WA
Kellen Dargle, Director of Promotions & Creative Services, WKYT, Lexington KY
Jamie Holmes, Director of Marketing, Programming and Creative, FOX 12 Oregon and PDX TV, Portland OR
Robyn Keeney, Director of Creative Services, KOVR-CBS13 / KMAX-CW31, Sacremento CA
Larry Watzman, Director of Marketing and Creative Services, WBNS-TV, Columbus OH

     
4:30 - 5:15PM
St. Thomas A/B

Innovation
 

Iceberg or Titanic? Your Choice

After years of dominance, marketing and content creators are more threatened than ever. Fragmentation continues, trust questions dominate, and the gap between news consumers and local television newscasts widens even more. Nik Thompson and Jim Thomas from Magid are back with actionable answers for your marketing challenges. Lead your station through the adaptable, evolving, and ever-changing future. See survey results, share ideas, and plot your course for future success. We promise five takeaways to stop the leaking at your station right away!

Speakers:
Jim Thomas, VP, Marketing, Magid
Nik Thompson, Magid

     
4:30 - 6:00PM
Boardroom
 

Broadcaster Roundtable (Invitation Only)

Invited guests: please visit the PromaxBDA Registration Desk with any questions.

     
5:30 - 7:00PM
Promenade outside Montego
 

Happy Hour and a Half

Unwind after three days of meetings with a colleagues and friends — old and new!

Sponsored by:

     

Friday, June 23
8:00AM - 12:00PM
Registration Desk 1
 

Registration Open

Obtain your conference badge or ask questions. PromaxBDA staff are always available at the registration desk.

     
9:00AM - 4:00PM
 

Station Group Meetings

Check with your station group for specific information

     

speakers

2017 speakers will be announced soon.

sponsorship

For information regarding sponsorship opportunities at PromaxBDA Station Summit 2017, please contact Stephen Earley at stephen.earley@promaxbda.org.


Program Distribution Partners


Twentieth Television


 
Twentieth Television
Disney ABC


 

Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution

Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution is the in-home content distribution arm for The Walt Disney Company within North America. The division provides top-tier motion pictures and television programming to a wide spectrum of traditional and new media platforms including Blu-ray/DVD, electronic home video, video-on-demand (residential and hotel), subscription video-on-demand, pay television, basic cable, broadcast television, online and other digital technologies.

CBS Television Distribution


 
CBS Television Distribution
Debmar-Mercury


 

Debmar-Mercury

Debmar-Mercury is an innovative leading media company that produces and/or distributes sitcoms, talk shows, game shows and movie packages for syndication, network, cable and ancillary markets. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lionsgate.

Entertainment Studios


 

Entertainment Studios

Founded by Byron Allen in 1993, Entertainment Studios is a fully integrated global media production and distribution company with 8 HD networks, dozens of first-run syndicated shows, over 5,000 hours of HD programming, a film distribution company, a podcast network, and more to come.

NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution


 

NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution

The NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution division is responsible for the sales and distribution of NBCUniversal product to broadcast television within the United States. The division develops and produces first-run programming and distributes these shows, along with off-network content, to broadcast syndication.

Sony Pictures Television


 

Sony Pictures Television

Sony Pictures Television is one of the television industry's leading content providers, producing and distributing programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform.

Warner Bros.

 

Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution is a leading supplier of programming to the domestic television marketplace across a multitude of established and emerging platforms throughout the U.S. including local broadcast television, pay, cable, SVOD, digital, satellite and broadcast network.


Broadcast Network Partners


ABC


 
ABC

 

CBS


 
CBS
CW


 
The CW


Fox


 
Fox
NBC


 
NBC

 

Telemundo
 
Telemundo

 


Sponsors


Atlas Talent Agency


 

Atlas Talent Agency

Since 2000, the bicoastal ATLAS TALENT AGENCY has represented the strongest client roster voicing Television/Radio Affiliates, Network/Cable Promos, Documentaries, Animation, Commercials and Video games.

Videohelper


 

Videohelper

VideoHelper is an independent production music library in New York City that specializes in making promo-centric production music for people who hate production music.

Stephen Arnold Music


 

Stephen Arnold Music

Stephen Arnold Music is known as the most-heard, least-known composers in America, and is a world leader in sonic branding. Stephen Arnold Music creates memorable music brands and music packages for U.S. and international networks and more than 300 local TV stations nationwide, and offers high-quality ready-to-license tracks through its library, "The Vault."

Avid


 

Avid

Avid offers comprehensive tools and workflow solutions for news, sports and studio productions, giving broadcasters the freedom to create, distribute and optimize media with powerful visual impact.

FX Design Group


 

FX Design Group

FX Design Group - an award winning design company which includes Giant Octopus. Offering the creative synergy of set design, motion graphics and lighting design all from one great company. We specialize in TV, News, Sports and Entertainment.

Warner Bros.


 

Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution, through its domestic and international distribution arms, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and Warner Bros. International Television Distribution, licenses feature films, television programs and animation to the global television marketplace (broadcast, pay cable, basic cable, satellite, pay-per-view, subscription video-on-demand and digital platforms).

comScore
 

comScore

comScore is a leading cross-platform measurement company, which measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior. With more than 3,200 clients and global footprint in more than 75 countries, comScore is delivering the future of measurement.

Mixpo
 

Mixpo

Mixpo is the leading creative management platform for digital publishers. Our state-of-the-art studio gives publishers the tools to easily produce compelling video and rich media ads, and a simple interface from which to manage, measure and optimize campaigns in real time, at scale. Mixpo combines their technology with best-in-class customer service to support sales, creative services, and ad ops teams.

Steve Kamer Voiceovers
 

Steve Kamer Voiceovers

Steve Kamer's voice can be heard on network, syndicated, cable, and local promos, across the United States and Canada. Steve takes great pride in the diversity and range of his numerous clients. Whether it's a station in Las Vegas or Philadelphia, or his beloved New York Yankees and the Rio Olympics, he always strives to give a "Gold Medal" performance.

Ross Video
 

Ross Video

Ross Video delivers the right tools and services to solve your creative, business, and technology challenges for live video production. Learn more at www.rossvideo.com.

ShedRain
 

ShedRain

ShedRain is the oldest and most honored umbrella company in the U.S., leading the industry in design, innovation and customer care.

Adspace Networks
 

Adspace Networks

Adspace's location-based network, the largest in the country (Source: Nielsen), delivers full motion video impressions with audio, and reaches your DMA in America's best malls

Me-TV Network


 

Me-TV Network

Me-TV is America's #1 all classic TV network. Me-TV presents 50 of the greatest TV shows ever produced each week. MeTV is Memorable Entertainment Television.

Steve Stone | Voiceovers


 

Steve Stone | Voiceovers

Steve Stone is one of the top TV affiliate promo voices. His time sensitive sound is a potent fusion of energy, attitude and emotion.

The Nielsen Company


 

The Nielsen Company

Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance.

NATPE


 

NATPE

NATPE is the premier global business forum for content producers, distributors and buyers across all platforms.

Liquidus


 

Liquidus

Liquidus drives higher ratings and viewership through precise audience targeting, cost-effective programmatic media buying and expert management of your digital tune-in promotions.

Devlin Design Group


 

Devlin Design Group

DDG creates game-changing, high-impact, storytelling scenic design that will challenge the way you approach your newscasts. DDG establishes tangible points of visual difference between you and your competition, and distinguishes you in a marketplace where TV news has become a commodity, and methods of presentation are all too similar to distinguish.

Z Space Creative


 

Z Space Creative

Your collaborative Set Design partner, offering 30 years of design experience and an innovative approach with award-winning results that power your content.

FirstCom Music


 

FirstCom Music

FirstCom Music empowers creativity and captivates audiences in virtually every major broadcast market. We offer 35 diverse catalogs with 225,000+ tracks and 9,000+ new releases every year. E+O Insured.

Wondershift


 

Wondershift

Wondershift educate, motivate, and empower individuals, teams, and organisations to reflect on what is working, what is not, and encourage action for long term change. We believe that powerful questions lead to powerful conversations and that these powerful conversations lead to shifting mindsets and stimulated workplace productivity.

Broadcasting & Cable


 

Broadcasting & Cable

BROADCASTING AND CABLE is the leading voice of the television industry, serving the broadcast, cable and program syndication communities on a daily basis. The publication celebrated its 85th anniversary in 2016.


Official Music Sponsor





 

Warner/Chappell Production Music

Warner/Chappell Production Music unites successful independents Non-Stop Music, 615 Music, Groove Addicts, V – the production library and many more to bring you the very best catalog, custom and news music in the industry.


Design Partner


Superestudio


 

Superestudio

SUPERESTUDIO is a global Brand and Creative Agency. From the Buenos Aires office to around the world, SUPERESTUDIO delivers avant-garde branding at its best since 2002.

We have secured special discounted rates for Station Summit 2017 at our host hotel, the Mirage Hotel and Casino.

The Mirage Hotel and Casino

The Mirage Hotel and Casino
3400 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Executive Members

Executive Members enjoy enhanced networking and elevated access at PromaxBDA: The Conference.

Executive Member Party

THE EXECUTIVE MEMBER PARTY

Celebrate in style at this exclusive event on the eve of The Conference. Last year took us to New York’s Legendary Rainbow Room. Details on this year’s party will be announced soon. Executive members may bring one guest to the party.

PromaxBDA Leadership Institute 2017

INVITATION ONLY WORKSHOPS AND ROUNDTABLES

Agency and network leaders and executives gather with their industry peers at our invitation only workshops and roundtables at The Conference featuring provocative and innovative ideas for developing effective leadership styles, growing your business, and discovering the latest best practices. 2017 details coming soon. PromaxBDA Executive Members and invited guests only.

Opening Night Party

THE OPENING NIGHT PARTY

Our biggest bash of the year. Executive members enjoy VIP access to this can’t miss event. Stay tuned for details.

Executive Member Lounge

THE EXECUTIVE MEMBER LOUNGE

Executive Members enjoy access to this private lounge throughout PromaxBDA: The Conference. Relax, charge your devices, check up on the office, or hold quiet business meetings just steps from the main ballroom.

Check In

FAST TRACK CHECK-IN

Enjoy the red carpet treatment at registration with a dedicated check-in line reserved exclusively for Executive Members.

More Info on Executive Membership

FAQs

STATION SUMMIT 2017 CANCELLATION POLICY

Should you be unable to attend this event and desire a refund, we require notice of such in writing on or before 5PM PST, May 26, 2017. Cancellations made after this time will not be eligible for a refund. All cancellations are subject to an administration fee equal to 30% of the invoiced purchase price. All prices are quoted in USD$. Should you wish to transfer your registration to another person within your same company, we require notice of such in writing, a minimum of 48 hours prior to the event. Registrations are not transferable outside of the company who purchased it. If for any reason whatsoever the conference is cancelled, producer shall have no liability in excess of a conference fee reimbursement. Producer reserves the right, with reasonable notice, to change program dates and venues and assumes no liability for the changes.

HOW DO I REGISTER AS PRESS FOR THE STATION SUMMIT?

PromaxBDA invites working journalists representing accredited media outlets to apply for credentials to cover Station Summit 2017. Qualifications of all media outlets will be determined by PromaxBDA, and the association reserves the right to revoke credentials at any time. Press credentials do not guarantee admission to all sessions, programs, events, and parties associated with Station Summit.

Employees of media outlets who do not work in an editorial capacity will not qualify for a press credential including: Art Directors, Graphic Designers, Publishers, Managers, Marketing, PR, Sales, and Senior Level Managerial staff.

Employees of creative agencies engaged in blogging to promote their company’s work, clients, and activities will not qualify for a press credential.

To apply, please email max@promaxbda.org with the following:
A bylined entertainment marketing and design-related article from your publication written by you and published within the past three months (the copy must clearly show the name of the publication and your byline). Freelance journalists: please also send a letter from your editor on publication letterhead stating that you will be attending Station Summit on assignment.

REGISTRATION

In-person registration is now available at The Mirage. Visit the PromaxBDA Registration Desk, across from the Terry Fator Theater.

On-site registration hours:

Monday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday thru Thursday: Open from 7:00 a.m.

Please contact Anush Payaslian with any questions: anush@promaxbda.org or 310.789.1509.

 
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