NRB 2020 - Convention Registration
 
November 30th, -0001.
February 24th, 20208:00 am - 7:00 pmExhibit Booth Staff Registration Open
February 24th, 20208:00 am - 7:00 pmMembership Center & Information Desk Open
February 24th, 20208:00 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Open
February 24th, 20207:00 pm - 9:00 pmiNRB Boot Camp - 10 Keys To Get Your Entertainment and Media Career Moving Forward [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Shur Gopal, iNRB Chair & Professor, North Greenville University
Speaker: Phil Cooke Ph.D., Founder-CEO, Cooke Media Group
February 25th, 20207:30 am - 7:00 pmExhibitor Booth Staff Registration Open
February 25th, 20207:30 am - 7:00 pmMembership Center & Information Desk Open
February 25th, 20207:30 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Open
February 25th, 20208:00 amAffiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
February 25th, 20208:00 am - 8:30 amMorning Devotion and Prayer [More Info]
Session Leader: Stuart Epperson Jr., President, Truth Network
February 25th, 20208:00 am - 8:45 amConvention Orientation [More Info]
February 25th, 20208:00 am - 9:00 amiNRB Meet and Greet [More Info]
February 25th, 20208:00 am - 7:00 pmClub 44 Open [More Info]
February 25th, 20208:00 am - 7:00 pmPress Center Open [More Info]
February 25th, 20209:00 am - 10:30 amNRB Business Meeting [More Info]
*Operation Care International, Sponsor, NRB Business Meeting
February 25th, 202011:00 am - 12:30 pmMedia Awards Luncheon - Ticket Required [More Info]
Sponsor: *Galcom International, Sponsor, Media Awards Lunch
Sponsor: *Holman Bibles, Sponsor, Media Awards Lunch
February 25th, 20201:00 pm - 2:30 pmNRB Board Meeting [More Info]
February 25th, 20202:00 pm - 3:00 pmGreat Commission Reception [More Info]
February 25th, 20203:00 pm - 5:00 pmGreat Commission Forum [More Info]
Speaker: Andrew Brunson
Musician: REBORN, Music Missionaries "Musicianaries", REBORN Music Group - Non-Profit
Panel Participant: Jennifer Epperson EdD, Director of Research, Christian Healthcare Ministries
Panel Participant: Dr. Chuck Thomas Pollak, Founder/President, Sharing International
Panel Participant: Dr. Ron Harris, Founder & President, MEDIAlliance International
Panel Participant: Ashvin Dhyriam, Managing Director, GoodNews Channel
Moderator: Wayne Pederson, Executive Liaison, Far East Broadcasting
*The John Ankerberg Show, Sponsor, Great Commission Forum
*Evangelism Explosion International, Sponsor, Great Commission Forum
February 25th, 20207:00 pm - 9:00 pmOpening Session [More Info]
Speaker: Ravi Zacharias, Chairman of the Board, Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM)
Speaker: Janet Parshall, Syndicated Radio Host, In the Market with Janet Parshall
Musician: Jonathan & Emily Martin, Worship Leaders, Jonathan & Emily Martin ("The Word in Worship")
*Mercy Ships, Sponsor, Opening Session
February 25th, 20209:00 pm - 10:30 pmIndustry Networking Reception [More Info]
February 26th, 20207:00 am - 8:30 amNRB Breakfast to Honor Israel - Ticket Required (no cost) [More Info]
Speaker: Honorable Gary Bauer, Member, US Commission on International Religious Freedom
Musician: Aaron Shust, Dove Award Winning Songwriter and Musician
*Combat Anti-Semitism, Sponsor, Israel Breakfast
*International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, Sponsor, Israel Breakfast
*NRBTV, Sponsor, NRB Breakfast to Honor Israel
Musician: Joshua Aaron, Award Winning, American-Israeli Singer and Integrity Music Songwriter
February 26th, 20208:00 amAffiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
February 26th, 20208:00 am - 5:00 pmExhibitor Booth Staff Registration Open
February 26th, 20208:00 am - 5:00 pmPress Center Open [More Info]
February 26th, 20208:00 am - 5:00 pmPress Conference Room
February 26th, 20208:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration Open
February 26th, 20208:00 am - 7:00 pmClub 44 Open [More Info]
February 26th, 20208:00 am - 7:00 pmMember Center and Information Desk Open [More Info]
February 26th, 20208:30 am - 9:15 amMorning Devotion [More Info]
Musician: Erskin Anavitarte
*Lifeway Worship, Sponsor, Morning Devotional
February 26th, 20209:30 am - 10:45 amMorning Forum - Policy [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ)
Speaker: The Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education , US Department of Education
February 26th, 202010:55 am - 11:00 amExhibit Hall Ribbon Cutting [More Info]
February 26th, 202011:00 am - 4:00 pmExhibit Hall Open
February 26th, 202011:00 am - 4:00 pmNRB Talks Session Stage [More Info]
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 26th, 202011:00 am - 4:00 pmWorkshop Session Stage [More Info]
February 26th, 202011:15 am - 11:45 amNRB Talks - Critical Insights for Leading Creative People [More Info]
Speaker: Phil Cooke Ph.D., Founder-CEO, Cooke Media Group
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 26th, 202011:15 am - 11:45 amWorkshop - How to Make an Internal/External Digital Media Communication Plan [More Info]
Speaker: Dayna Lovelady MBA, Digital Communications Specialist, The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN)
February 26th, 202011:30 am - 4:00 pmLearning Arena (Exhibitor Sessions) [More Info]
February 26th, 202012:00 pm - 12:30 pmNRB Talks - Music Licensing: Keeping Up with Key Developments in the Ever-Changing World [More Info]
Panel Participant: Bill Velez, Executive Director, Radio Music License Committee
Panel Participant: Janet E. McHugh, Executive Director, Television Music License Committee LLC
Panel Participant: Karyn Ablin, Partner/Member, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC 
Moderator: Russell R. Hauth, Senior Vice President, Salem Media Group
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 26th, 202012:00 pm - 12:30 pmWorkshop - Demystifying Facebook Audiences [More Info]
Speaker: Chad Williams, CEO, Five Q
February 26th, 202012:45 pm - 1:15 pmNRB Talks - Podcasting [More Info]
Speaker: Carl Barnhill, Creative Director/Owner, Twelve:Thirty Media
Speaker: Luke McElroy, Founder/Visionary, SALT Conferences
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 26th, 202012:45 pm - 1:15 pmWorkshop - Subject Lines: 5 Mental Levers that Anyone Can Use to Get More Opens and Donations [More Info]
Speaker: Nathan Hill, Marketing Director  , NextAfter 
February 26th, 20201:30 pm - 2:00 pmNRB Talks - Emerging Trends for Digital Fundraising Growth [More Info]
Speaker: David Wollen, Vice President, Client Services, Douglas Shaw & Associates
Speaker: Amy Sewell, Vice President of Digital Solutions, Douglas Shaw & Associates
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 26th, 20201:30 pm - 2:00 pmWorkshop - Music Royalties - Broadcast and Digital [More Info]
Panel Participant: Elizabeth Meyer, Music Licensing Manager, NRBMLC
Panel Participant: Timothy Smith, Lead - Key Account Services, ASCAP
Panel Participant: Travis Ploeger, Director, License Management, SoundExchange, Inc.
Moderator: Scott Hunter, Executive Director, NRBMLC
February 26th, 20202:15 pm - 2:45 pmNRB Talks - How to Mimic Secular Digital Advertising Techniques to Maximize Gospel Reach to Millennials [More Info]
Speaker: Greg Sukert, Executive Director, Anchored North
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 26th, 20202:15 pm - 2:45 pmWorkshop - Grow Your Ministry Through Non-Cash Gifting Strategies [More Info]
Speaker: Valerie Neff Hogan J.D.; CFP, Relationship Manager , National Christian Foundation
February 26th, 20203:00 pm - 3:30 pmNRB Talks - Five Fresh Digital Fundraising Approaches [More Info]
Speaker: Ron Weber, Chief Operating Officer, Trinet Internet Solutions, Inc.
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 26th, 20203:00 pm - 3:30 pmWorkshop - The Importance of Knowing Your Audience [More Info]
Speaker: John Turver, President & Founder, INFORM Media & Analytics
February 26th, 20204:00 pm - 5:30 pmAfternoon Forum [More Info]
Speaker: The Honorable William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States
Panel Participant: Steven Waldman, Author of Sacred Liberty: America’s Long, Bloody and Ongoing Fight for Religious Freedom
Panel Participant: Asma Uddin, Fellow, Aspen Institute
Panel Participant: Craig Parshall, NRB, General Counsel
Moderator: Janet Parshall, Syndicated Radio Host, In the Market with Janet Parshall
*Save the Persecuted Christians, Sponsor, Wednesday Afternoon Forum
February 26th, 20206:00 pm - 8:00 pmMedia Leadership Dinner - by invitation only [More Info]
Speaker: Shane Pruitt, Next Gen Evangelism Director, North American Mission Board
Speaker: Ben Watson, Tight End for the New England Patriots
*Christian Healthcare Ministries, Sponsor, Media Leadership Dinner
*North American Mission Board (NAMB), Sponsor, Media Leadership Dinner
February 26th, 20208:00 pm - 10:00 pmiNRB Awards Ceremony [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Shur Gopal, iNRB Chair & Professor, North Greenville University
February 27th, 20207:00 am - 8:30 amAffiliate Breakfast
February 27th, 20207:00 am - 8:30 amWorld by Media - by invitation only
February 27th, 20208:00 amAffiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
February 27th, 20208:00 am - 5:00 pmExhibitor Booth Staff Registration Open
February 27th, 20208:00 am - 5:00 pmPress Center Open [More Info]
February 27th, 20208:00 am - 5:00 pmPress Conference Room
February 27th, 20208:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration Open
February 27th, 20208:00 am - 7:00 pmClub 44 Open [More Info]
February 27th, 20208:00 am - 7:00 pmMember Center and Information Desk Open [More Info]
February 27th, 20208:30 am - 9:15 amMorning Devotion [More Info]
Musician: Seth & Nirva, Seth & Nirva, Music Artists
*Lifeway Worship, Sponsor, Morning Devotional
February 27th, 20209:30 am - 10:45 amMorning Forum - Technology [More Info]
Speaker: Derral Eves, Founder & Video Marketing Strategist, Creatus
Speaker: Allie Stuckey, Podcast Host, "Relatable"
Speaker: Gordon Philip Borrell, CEO, Borrell Associates Inc.
February 27th, 202011:00 am - 4:00 pmExhibit Hall Open
February 27th, 202011:00 am - 4:00 pmNRB Talks Session Stage [More Info]
Emcee: Kenny Jahng, Founder & CEO, Big Click Syndicate
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 27th, 202011:00 am - 4:00 pmWorkshop Session Stage [More Info]
February 27th, 202011:15 am - 11:45 amNRB Talks - Leadership in a Digital Age [More Info]
Speaker: Chad Williams, CEO, Five Q
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 27th, 202011:15 am - 11:45 amWorkshop - Taking Control of your Distribution Strategy in a World of Digital Disruption and VOD Streaming Wars [More Info]
Speaker: Jared Geesey, Principal, The Geesey Group
February 27th, 202011:30 am - 1:30 pmFilm Screening - Alaska Long Hunters [More Info]
February 27th, 202011:30 am - 4:00 pmLearning Arena (Exhibitor Sessions) [More Info]
February 27th, 202012:00 pm - 12:30 pmNRB Talks - Creating the Right Content for the Right Audience [More Info]
Speaker: Natchi Lazarus, Author, Speaker and Consultant, The Connected Church
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 27th, 202012:00 pm - 12:30 pmWorkshop - From College to Career: Breaking into Christian Media [More Info]
Panel Participant: Michael Shelley, General Manager, New Life Radio
Panel Participant: Yvonne Carlson, Director of Digital Strategy and UX , Moody Radio
Panel Participant: Phil Cooke Ph.D., Founder-CEO, Cooke Media Group
February 27th, 202012:45 pm - 1:15 pmNRB Talks - Practical Ways to Communicate the Gospel Values in Cultural Engagement [More Info]
Speaker: Detective J. Warner Wallace, Dateline featured Cold-Case Detective and Christian Apologist, Cold Case Christianity
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 27th, 202012:45 pm - 1:15 pmWorkshop - Leadership Endurance [More Info]
Speaker: Brian Sanders, Executive Vice President, Positive Alternative Radio
February 27th, 20201:00 pm - 3:00 pmiNRB Student Feedback & Standing Committee Meeting [More Info]
February 27th, 20201:30 pm - 2:00 pmNRB Talks - Being a Christian in Hollywood (and in the secular world) [More Info]
Panel Participant: Mark Fincannon, Casting Director/Executive Producer, Fincannon & Associates/Luminarium Pictures
Panel Participant: Ashley Bratcher, Actress, Producer
Panel Participant: Nicole Weider, Producer, Project Inspired and Weider Entertainment
Moderator: Evelyn Carroll, Host of Movieguide TV, Movieguide
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 27th, 20201:30 pm - 2:00 pmWorkshop - On Air Fundraising Done Internally [More Info]
Speaker: Troy Kriechbaum, President & CEO, Encouragement Media Group
February 27th, 20202:00 pm - 4:00 pmFilm Screening - Against the Tide [More Info]
Special Guest Appearance: Kevin Sorbo
February 27th, 20202:15 pm - 2:45 pmNRB Talks - The One-Minute Messaging Makeover [More Info]
Speaker: Tim Miles, Founder & Head Custodian, Good Company Consulting
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 27th, 20202:15 pm - 2:45 pmWorkshop - Google vs God: Leveraging the Best SEO and CRO (Conversion Rate Optimization) Tactics in a Hostile Anti-Truth Environment (HATE) [More Info]
Speaker: Greg Outlaw, President & CEO, All About GOD Ministries, Inc.
February 27th, 20202:15 pm - 3:45 pmFilm & Entertainment Advisory & Standing Committee Meetings [More Info]
February 27th, 20203:00 pm - 3:30 pmNRB Talks - Bringing Young Talent into the Industry [More Info]
Speaker: Dan Vallie, President, National Radio Talent System, Founder, Vallie Richards Donovan Consulting
Speaker: Pavlina Osta, Executive Director and Producer of National Podcasts / Media Personality , Salem Media Group
*Abide, Sponsor, NRB Talks
February 27th, 20203:00 pm - 3:30 pmWorkshop - Taking It Live – How Live and Evergreen Digital Fundraising Events are Revolutionizing Ministry Fundraising [More Info]
Speaker: Ron Weber, Chief Operating Officer, Trinet Internet Solutions, Inc.
February 27th, 20203:00 pm - 4:30 pmChurch Media Advisory & Standing Committee Meetings [More Info]
February 27th, 20204:00 pm - 4:30 pmAfternoon Forum - Public Policy Update [More Info]
Speaker: Craig Parshall, NRB, General Counsel
February 27th, 20204:30 pm - 5:00 pmAfternoon Forum - Transhumanism Debate [More Info]
Debate Participant: Peter Clarke, Journalist
Debate Participant: Dr. Fazale Rana, Vice President of Research and Apologetics , Reasons to Believe
February 27th, 20205:00 pm - 5:30 pmAfternoon Forum - The Future of the Entertainment Industry – How Will the Current Disruption Affect Christ-Followers? [More Info]
Moderator: Dr. Theodore "Ted" Baehr, Chairman / Publisher, The Christian Film & Television Commission™ / MOVIEGUIDE®
Panel Participant: Paul Castro, Co-founder/Chief Creative Officer, Torchlyte
Panel Participant: Michael Van Dyck, Founder, Inspired Entertainment
Panel Participant: Dave Alan Johnson, Partner - Writer / Producer / Director, Blue Canopy Media
February 27th, 20205:30 pm - 7:00 pmDigital Media Advisory & Standing Committee Meetings [More Info]
February 27th, 20205:30 pm - 7:00 pmTelevision Advisory & Standing Committee Meetings [More Info]
February 27th, 20207:00 pm - 8:30 pmRadio Advisory & Standing Committee Meetings [More Info]
February 27th, 20208:00 pm - 9:30 pmICVM Ice Cream Social (Affiliate Event - Open to all Film Industry Attendees) [More Info]
Speaker: Jared Geesey, Principal, The Geesey Group
February 28th, 20207:00 am - 8:30 amBott Radio Network Breakfast (Affiliate Event - invitation only)
February 28th, 20207:30 am - 8:30 amAffiliate Event - Global News Alliance: SMARTPHONE story-telling secrets [More Info]
February 28th, 20208:00 amAffiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
February 28th, 20208:00 am - 3:00 pmClub 44 Open [More Info]
February 28th, 20208:00 am - 3:00 pmExhibitor Booth Staff Registration Open
February 28th, 20208:00 am - 3:00 pmRegistration Open
February 28th, 20208:00 am - 5:00 pmMember Center and Information Desk Open [More Info]
February 28th, 20208:00 am - 5:00 pmPress Center Open [More Info]
February 28th, 20208:00 am - 5:00 pmPress Conference Room [More Info]
February 28th, 20208:00 am - 6:00 pmInformation Desk Open
February 28th, 20208:30 am - 9:15 amMorning Devotion [More Info]
Speaker: Mike Harland, Director of Worship, Lifeway Christian Resources
Musician: *Lifeway Worship, Sponsor, Morning Devotional
February 28th, 20209:30 am - 10:45 amMorning Forum [More Info]
Speaker: Honorable Mike Huckabee, Host of Huckabee on TBN, TBN
Speaker: Honorable Marsha Blackburn, Senator, US Senate
February 28th, 202011:00 am - 11:45 amWorkshop - How to Pitch Your Script [More Info]
Speaker: Catherine Clinch, Content Creator / Social Media Specialist, Clinch Digital Media / California State University Dominguez Hills
February 28th, 202011:00 am - 3:00 pmExhibit Hall Open
February 28th, 202011:00 am - 3:00 pmNRB Talks Session Stage [More Info]
February 28th, 202011:00 am - 3:00 pmWorkshop Session Stage [More Info]
February 28th, 202011:15 am - 11:45 amNRB Talks - A 2020 Vision For Christian Radio [More Info]
Speaker: Sean Ross, VP of Music & Research , Edison Research
February 28th, 202011:30 am - 3:00 pmLearning Arena (Exhibitor Sessions) [More Info]
February 28th, 202012:00 pm - 12:30 pmNRB Talks - Video Did Not Kill the Radio Star: Moving Forward in a Digital World [More Info]
Speaker: Michelle Younkman, Executive Director, Christian Music Broadcasters
February 28th, 202012:00 pm - 12:30 pmWorkshop - How to Succeed in Hollywood without Losing Your Soul [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Theodore "Ted" Baehr, Chairman / Publisher, The Christian Film & Television Commission™ / MOVIEGUIDE®
February 28th, 202012:45 pm - 1:15 pmNRB Talks - Wisdom for Effective Communication [More Info]
Speaker: Chuck Finney, President, Finney Media
Speaker: Jan Shober, Vice President Strategy, Finney Media
February 28th, 202012:45 pm - 1:15 pmWorkshop - NEXT GEN TV / ATSC 3.0 - How the New Emerging Broadcast Standard Impacts Christian TV [More Info]
Speaker: Josh Weiss Ph.D. ABD, Co Founder & CMO, ARK Multicasting, Inc.
February 28th, 20201:30 pm - 2:00 pmNRB Talks - The Future of Christian Film Panel [More Info]
Panel Participant: Rich Peluso, EVP/Head of AFFIRM Films, AFFIRM Films/Sony Pictures
Panel Participant: Cary Solomon, Writer/Producer/Director
Panel Participant: Chuck Konzelman, Writer Director Producer
Moderator: Evelyn Carroll, Host of Movieguide TV, Movieguide
February 28th, 20201:30 pm - 2:00 pmWorkshop - Standing Your Ground as a Christian: Practical Principles for Dealing with Negative Backlash [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Carol Miller Swain, Former University Professor and Host of Be the People Podcast and Radio Show, Carol Swain Enterprises, LLC
February 28th, 20202:15 pm - 2:45 pmNRB Talks - The Future of Film Marketing [More Info]
Panel Participant: Paul Lauer, CEO / President, MOTIVE
Panel Participant: Jonathan Bock, Founder & President, Grace Hill Media
Panel Participant: Ash Greyson, Founder, Ribbow Media Group
Moderator: Evelyn Carroll, Host of Movieguide TV, Movieguide
February 28th, 20202:15 pm - 2:45 pmWorkshop - Church Media Resources: Tips and Tricks for Churches Large and Small [More Info]
Speaker: Josh Weiss Ph.D. ABD, Co Founder & CMO, ARK Multicasting, Inc.
February 28th, 20203:00 pm - 5:00 pmInternational Advisory and Standing Committee Meetings [More Info]
February 28th, 20203:30 pm - 5:30 pmFilm Pitch-a-thon
February 28th, 20203:30 pm - 5:30 pmTV Showcase
February 28th, 20206:00 pm - 9:00 pmClosing Gala Dinner with Special Service Awards - Ticket Required [More Info]
Musician: Keith & Kristyn Getty, Getty Music
Speaker: Anne Graham Lotz, President, AnGeL Ministries
Sponsor: *Far East Broadcasting Company, Sponsor, Closing Gala

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