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RAIN Summit Dallas
September 18, 2012
Hilton Anatole, Dallas, Texas

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Join us for RAIN Summit Dallas
Hilton Anatole
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Holton Anatole Join us in Dallas this fall for another gathering in our growing series of world-class Internet radio conferences. RAIN Summit Dallas is shaping up to be one of the premiere learning, sharing, and networking events of the year for Internet radio professionals.

Click here to register!

Two-for-one Radio Show discount: The Radio Show is currently offering a special two-for-one discount if you plan to attend both the Radio Show and RAIN Summit Dallas! Getting the discount is easy: when registering for the Radio Show, be sure to select the "Radio Show/RAIN Summit Two for One Discount" option.

This year's RAIN Summit Dallas will conclude with the presentation of the third-annual RAIN Summit Awards. You can find out more right here.

Broadcast radio executives, Internet radio entrepreneurs, and sales and technology visionaries will convene at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, TX for engaging panels and presentations on technical and legal aspects of the business, programming expertise, and business strategies.

Join RAIN's Kurt Hanson, Paul Maloney, Jennifer Lane and a slate of industry leaders for a packed afternoon of information and networking.



RAIN Summit Dallas speaker list
More coming soon!
Tim Castelli
KEYNOTE: Tim Castelli
As one of the industry's top digital media sales executives, Castelli ensures the close integration of Clear Channel's national sales & partnership operations, including Digital, Strategic Partnerships, Clear Channel Radio sales & Premiere Radio Networks sales and others.
Brian Berner
BRIAN BERNER
Spotify
Regional Vice President, Midwest
Tom Brophy
TOM BROPHY
Raditaz
Founder & CEO
Karen Cuskey
KAREN CUSKEY
TBS Promotions
Vice President
Stephanie Donovan
STEPHANIE DONOVAN
Triton Digital
VP/Director of Sales NA, Streaming Division
Mike Dougherty
MIKE DOUGHERTY
Jelli
Founder/ CEO
Kelly Ellis
KELLY ELLIS
knowDigital
Senior Research Analyst
Manolo Espinosa
MANOLO ESPINOSA
SoundCloud
Head of Audio
Scott Fleischer
SCOTT FLEISCHER
TuneIn
Senior Manager, Programming
Johnie Floater
JOHNIE FLOATER
Live365
GM
Owen Grover
OWEN GROVER
Clear Channel Media + Entertainment
SVP of iHeartRadio Network
Dan Halyburton
DAN HALYBURTON
CBS Radio Dallas
Business Development
Shannon Haydel
SHANNON HAYDEL
The Richards Group
Group Media Director
Susie Hedrick
SUSIE HEDRICK
Marketron
SVP of Sales and Business Development
Paul Heine
PAUL HEINE
Inside Radio
Senior Editor
Michael Hill
MICHAEL HILL
UK Radioplayer
Managing Director
Bob Kempf
BOB KEMPF
NPR
Vice President, Digital Services
Jim Kerr
JIM KERR
Triton Digital
VP Business Strategy, Applications & Services Division
Barry Leffler
BARRY LEFFLER
WCHL and Chapelboro.com
CEO and Managing Partner
Kim Luegers
KIM LUEGERS
Pandora
Director of Mobile Marketing
Angie May
ANGIE MAY
Emmis Digital
Vice President
David Oxenford
DAVID OXENFORD
Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer, LLP
Partner
Elizabeth Pardieu
ELIZABETH PARDIEU
TargetSpot
Vice President of Publisher Development
Greg Riggle
GREG RIGGLE
SESAC
Vice President, Industry Relations & Business Communications
Sean Ross
SEAN ROSS
Edison Research
Executive VP of Music & Programming
Colin Rushing
COLIN RUSHING
SoundExchange
General Counsel
Walter Sabo
WALTER SABO
Sabo Media
CEO
Cory Smith
CORY SMITH
ESPN Radio
Director of Digital & Print Media Revenue & Operations
Kevin Straley
KEVIN STRALEY
Tunein
Vice President, Programming
Michael Theodore
MICHAEL THEODORE
IAB
Vice President, Member Services
Lee Triggs
LEE TRIGGS
JWT
Senior Account Executive
Jeffrey Ulrich
JEFFREY ULRICH
Cox Media Group
Senior Director, Digital Sales, Strategy and Training
Dave Van Dyke
DAVE VAN DYKE
Radiate Media
General Manager, Affiliate Relations
Taylor Wood
TAYLOR WOOD
GroupM
Supervisor, National Radio
RAIN Summit Dallas 2012 agenda
More details soon!
12:15pm
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12:30pm
RAIN Summit Dallas Opening Remarks
RAIN Publisher Kurt Hanson deliver opening remarks, followed by introductory comments by Sabo Media's Walter Sabo.


12:30pm
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1:00pm
PANEL: Innovating Online Content
There's a lot more to streaming than repurposed over the air content. This panel will hear from platforms with creative offerings including artist programmed channels, live acoustic hours, interactive news channels and more.

Moderator: Sean Ross (Edison Research).
Panelists: Michael Hill (Radioplayer), Scott Fleischer (Tunein), Bob Kempf (NPR), Cory Smith (ESPNRadio).
1:05pm
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1:35pm
PANEL: Identifying Opportunities for Advertisers in Internet Radio
What advertisers are using Internet radio successfully? What do they like about it? We'll hear from agency folks who are using the medium. (Special thanks to Triton Digital, Pandora, Katz360 and Targetspot for their help with this panel).

Moderator: Michael Theodore (IAB).
Panelists: Karen Cuskey (TBS Promotions), Shannon Haydel (The Richards Group), Lee Triggs (JWT), Taylor Wood (Group M).
1:40pm
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2:15pm
KEYNOTE: Kurt Hanson on The Future of Radio
RAIN Publisher Kurt Hanson will present his semi-annual State of the Industry presentation.
2:20pm
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2:50pm
PANEL: Social Radio
It's what everyone's talking about. From song sharing to recommendations to listening rooms, social tools are having an enormous impact on brand awareness and audience growth. We'll hear from experts on this new trend in online radio.

Moderator: Jim Kerr (Triton Digital).
Panelists: Manolo Espinosa (SoundCloud), Mike Dougherty (Jelli), Owen Grover (Clear Channel Media + Entertainment), Tom Brophy (Raditaz).
2:50pm
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3:15pm
NETWORKING BREAK
Sponsored by DOT.fm.

3:15pm
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3:45pm
PANEL: Monetizing Mobile
With more and more listeners streaming on smartphones, the key to a successful model relies on the ability to monetize mobile inventory. Who is doing this well and what can we learn from them?

Moderator: Paul Heine (Inside Radio).
Panelists: Brian Berner (Spotify), Susie Hedrick (Marketron), Kim Luegers (Pandora), Kevin Straley (TuneIn), Jeffrey Ulrich (Cox Media Group).
3:50pm
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4:10pm
PANEL: Music Licensing Roundtable
The experts will discuss music licensing topics - maybe you'll get some free tips!

Moderator: David Oxenford (Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP)
Panelists: Colin Rushing (SoundExchange), Greg Riggle (SESAC), Johnie Floater (Live365).
4:10pm
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4:20pm
RESEARCH: Successful Streaming Audio Strategies
knowDigital's Kelly Ellis will present the company's latest findings on what streaming services are building strong brands.
4:20pm
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4:25pm
PECHA KUCHA: Radionomy
Presented by Thierry Ascarez, VP Business Development at Radionomy.

4:30pm
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5:00pm
KEYNOTE: Tim Castelli
Clear Channel President of National Sales, Marketing and Partnerships Tim Castelli will deliver the keynote presentation of RAIN Summit Dallas.
5:05pm
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5:35pm
PANEL: Online Strategies for Local Broadcasters
Some say streaming makes no sense for local broadcasters while others are thriving and building multi media assets online. Let's hear from the folks that are making it work.

Moderator: Dan Halyburton (Texas State Network, CBS Radio Dallas).
Panelists: Stephanie Donovan (Triton Digital), Dave Van Dyke (Radiate Media), Barry Leffler (Chapelboro.com), Angie May (Emmis Digital), Elizabeth Pardieu (TargetSpot).
5:35pm
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5:50pm
Presentation of Triton RAINmaker & RAIN Awards
This year's winners of the RAIN Internet Radio Awards and Triton's RAINmaker award will be announced.
5:50pm
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7:30pm
Cocktail Reception
Takes place in the Verandah Shelbourne Room (located on the 2nd floor of the Verandah Health Club). Sponsored by Pandora.