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Worldwide Radio Summit News


7/25/17

WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2018 TO INSPIRE THE FUTURE OF THE GLOBAL BROADCAST INDUSTRY &
RETURNS TO THE W HOTEL HOLLYWOOD


JULY 25th 2017: The eighth annual WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT (WWRS) -- presented by A&R WORLDWIDE and ALLACCESS.COM – has revealed the dates for its 2018 edition. Returning to the heart of HOLLYWOOD, CA, the event will take place May 2nd – 4th 2018 at the W HOTEL HOLLYWOOD.

WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT is the "United Nations of Radio" attended by hundreds of U.S. and international radio and record executives over the past seven years. WWRS 2018 will continue to highlight some of the most important issues and opportunities impacting radio today and tomorrow, as well as focus on the future of this crucial broadcast medium that is the world's largest communicator and platform for music discovery. Among the topics being addressed are: 

*Advances in digital, streaming and mobile audience engagement

*New ways to enhance audience interaction via all touch-points

*Innovative ways to build new revenue streams

*Evolving programmatic sales and revenue sources

*Winning with new music discovery & innovative programming

*Radio and its evolution in the digital age of the auto industry

*Social/digital media integration and evolution

*Creative programming locally, regionally, nationally and internationally

*Mobilization- using mobile for all touch points of listener engagement

*Talent & radio brand development

*Podcasting & Vodcasting

*Spoken word – the art and science of audio communication

*New business and revenue models

*Radio's influence across multiple platforms

*New technology/platforms

*Radio device development

AND MUCH MORE!

WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2018 will kick off on WEDNESDAY, MAY 2nd with a special Opening Night Reception event at the HARD ROCK HOLLYWOOD. During WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017's kick-off party, AJRBAILEY BRYAN AND OCEAN PARK STANDOFF performed. The 2018 program will again aim to showcase even more future global radio music stars!

And on THURSDAY, MAY 3rd and FRIDAY, MAY 4th we'll have two more evening cocktail parties including live entertainment featuring some big name acts as well as the crème de la crème of emerging U.S. and international talent. 

Over the last seven years, the WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT has attracted hundreds of broadcasters, music executives and digital/social industry leaders from companies including: ABSOLUTE RADIO INTERNATIONAL (UK, AUSTRALIA), ARABIAN RADIO NETWORK (UAE), BBC RADIO (UK), BENZTOWN, BMG, BORRELL & ASSOCIATES

CBS, COCA-COLA, COX, CUMULUS, DELTA AIRLINES, DMR INTERACTIVE, EDISON RESEARCH, EMMIS, ENTERCOM, ESPN RADIO, FLUXFM (GERMANY), FORD MOTORS, GREATER MEDIA, HIT FM (CHINA)

iHEARTRADIO, JACOBS MEDIA, FUTURI, MARK RAMSEY MEDIA, MARKETRON, MIX GROUP, MTV/VH1 RADIO, NIELSEN, NELONEN MEDIA (FINLAND), NUVOODO, P4 (NORWAY), P3 (SWEDEN)

PANDORA, PBS, POLLACK MUSIC & MEDIA GROUP, PREMIERE NETWORKS, PROMOSUITE, RAB, RADIO DOBLE NUEVE (PERU), RDIO, REYNOLDS MEDIA

SHUMAN CONSULTING, SIRIUSXM, SLACKER, SONY MUSIC (COLUMBIA, EPIC, RCA), SOUNDCLOUD, SOUNDOUT, SPECTRUM MEDYA (TURKEY), TOKYO FM (JAPAN), TRIPLE J RADIO (AUSTRALIA), TRITON MEDIA

UMG (INTERSCOPE, DEF JAM, REPUBLIC, CAPITOL), VIRGIN RADIO, WESTWOOD ONE, WMG (ATLANTIC, WARNER BROS.), XFM (UK), Y MUSIC, YAHOO!, 5FM (SOUTH AFRICA) and hundreds of others. 

The WWRS 2018 event will focus on bringing together an even greater collection of radio, digital and music minds that will make the WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT, once again, the must-attend global radio event for anyone who has an interest in the world's most powerful medium to break artists, build audience and generate revenue. 

The architects behind the WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT include the world's most successful, respected and influential, independent, international talent discovery, development and consulting firm, A&R WORLDWIDE, which produces the annual MUSEXPO and consults numerous music industry events around the globe; and the world's largest online radio/music industry information and news resource, ALLACCESS.COM

WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2018 will follow the highly-respected independent global music, media and technology conference MUSEXPO, which celebrates its 14th year in 2018, as well as its 20th edition globally, and has been hosted on three continents (N. AMERICA, EUROPE and AUSTRALIA). 


The WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT's purpose is to unite broadcasters from the U.S. and other nations in an inclusive manner to showcase new creative and business models that will help this essential communicator of music, talk, news and sports evolve and thrive for years to come. 

In addition, WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2018 will help radio networks connect with peers and help radio discover and expose some of the best new talent from across the globe to its vast audiences. 

As radio evolves from terrestrial to online, satellite, streaming, digital and mobile, WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT will continue to offer the insight that will keep attendees on the pulse of the future of this essential broadcast medium and provide the chance to interact with those driving the future ideology and content of radio. 

SAT BISLA, President/Founder A&R WORLDWIDE/MUSEXPO, states, "As members and advocates of the global radio and music communities we will once again provide a key forum to bring together radio and those vested in the continuing evolution of this broadcast platform in a way to ensure this medium maintains its importance as the primary communicator of sound to billions around the world. I am very pleased again to be working with JOEL DENVER and his great team at ALLACCESS.COM, who possess a similar passion and vision for radio as A&R WORLDWIDE does: to help deliver an event that will bring broadcasters and music enthusiasts together for the betterment of radio, the listener and the music community." 

JOEL DENVER, ALLACCESS.COM President & Publisher, notes, "The ALLACCESS.COM team and I are always thrilled to work with SAT BISLA and his knowledgeable team at A&R WORLDWIDE in presenting WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2018. We work together to bring the best speakers, thought leaders, and experts that are willing to share their unparalleled knowledge of radio, digital technologies, music and successful, innovative methods of ways of driving new revenue streams so that radio executives around the world can tap into these rapidly evolving new frontiers of interaction and communication with their audiences both in broadcast and in emerging digital platforms. As always, WWRS 2018 will not be a rehash of the same old stuff you've seen elsewhere. WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2018 will be another example of must-see, must-hear, must-attend content. We so look forward to your presence at WWRS 2018."

Early Bird Registration is now open at www.worldwideradiosummit.com

For more information contact: 

Joel Denver (jdenver@allaccess.com) or +1.310.457.6616 

Sat Bisla (sat@anrworldwide.com) or +1.323.782.0770 

www.worldwideradiosummit.com