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RAIN Summit Europe
October 5, 2012 (9am - 5pm)

nhow "Berlin" -
The Music & Lifestyle Hotel Berlin

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Join us for our first European conference!
nhow "Berlin" - The Music & Lifestyle Hotel Berlin
Friday, October 5, 2012
Join us for RAIN Summit Europe -- our very first European conference! RAIN Summits The nhow in Berlinare the premiere learning, sharing, and networking events for the Internet radio industry. We host multiple conferences in the U.S. throughout the year, one in Canada and now in Europe as well. This Summit is shaping up to be one of our biggest and most exciting yet!

Broadcast radio executives, Internet radio entrepreneurs, and sales and technology visionaries will convene in Berlin, Germany at the nhow "Berlin" - The Music & Lifestyle Hotel Berlin for engaging panels and presentations on technical and legal aspects of the business, programming expertise, and business strategies.

To register, choose one of two options:

  • Register using Amiando (accepts credit cards from European users)
  • Register using Eventbrite (only accepts PayPal from European users)


  • Join RAIN publisher Kurt Hanson, RAIN executive editor Paul Maloney, RAIN Summits president Jennifer Lane and a slate of industry leaders for a full day of information and networking.

    RAIN Summit Europe 2012 speaker list
    More to be announced soon
    Jonathan Forster
    KEYNOTE: Jonathan Forster
    Spotify
    General Manager Europe & VP Ad Sales (Sweden)

    Jonathan is responsible for the overall development of Spotify's European business, managing Spotify's workforce across the region.
    Ali Abhary
    ALI ABHARY
    Spectrum Medya
    CEO
    Turkey
    Mike Agovino
    MIKE AGOVINO
    Triton Digital
    Founder & COO
    United States
    Erik Barraud
    ERIK BARRAUD
    Product Manager
    Adswizz
    Belgium
    Duff Borer
    DUFF BORER
    MediaVest
    Business Director
    United Kingdom
    Peter Burgner
    PETER BURGNER
    BMW Group
    Project Manager, Music Services & Web Radio Germany
    Jean Pierre Cassin
    JEAN PIERRE CASSAING
    Havas Media
    Head of Radio
    France
    David Deslandes
    DAVID DESLANDES
    Deezer
    Deputy GM, Head of Ad Sales
    France
    Clive Dickens
    CLIVE DICKENS
    Absolute Radio
    COO
    United Kingdom
    Elisa Escobedo
    ELISA ESCOBEDO
    Audioemotion
    CEO
    Spain
    Alison Fennah
    ALISON FENNAH
    IAB Europe
    Vice President, Research & Marketing
    Xavier Filliol
    XAVIER FILLIOL
    ADSRADIOS
    Cofounder- CEO
    France
    Caroline Graze
    CAROLINE GRAZE
    NRJ International
    Head of Internet & New Business Intl.
    Germany
    Klaud Goldhammer
    KLAUS GOLDHAMMER
    Goldmedia GmbH Strategy Consulting
    Goldmedia-Holding GmbH
    Managing Director
    Germany
    Andreas Hamdorf
    ANDREAS HAMDORF
    pilot
    Director, Ad Operations
    Germany
    Franck Si-Hassen
    FRANCK SI-HASSEN
    Médiamétrie-eStat
    Director
    France
    Michael Hill
    MICHAEL HILL
    UK Radioplayer
    Managing Director
    United Kingdom
    Christian Lea
    CHRISTIAN JONAS LEA
    cjlea.com
    Owner
    Germany
    Zachary Lewis
    ZACHARY LEWIS
    Liquid Compass
    CEO
    United States
    Stefan Möller
    STEFAN MÖLLER
    AER Association of European Radios
    President
    Finland
    Simon Moran
    SIMON MORAN
    Last.fm
    Managing Director
    United Kingdom
    Frank Nolte
    FRANK NOLTE
    RMS.de
    Head of Sales & Digital Media
    Germany
    Patrick Reynolds
    PATRICK REYNOLDS
    Triton Digital
    Executive Vice President of Marketing
    United States
    Patrick Roger
    PATRICK ROGER
    Adswizz
    Vice President of Sales & Marketing
    France
    Carl Rohling
    CARL ROHLING
    TuneIn
    Vice President, Sales & Business Development
    United States
    Alexandre Saboundjian
    ALEXANDRE SABOUNDJIAN
    Radionomy
    CEO
    Belgium
    Gerrit Schumann
    GERRIT SCHUMANN
    simfy
    CEO
    Germany
    Nikhil Shah
    NIKHIL SHAH
    Mixcloud
    Co-Founder
    United Kingdom
    Holger Weiss
    HOLGER WEISS
    Aupeo
    CEO
    Germany
    Brian Whitman
    BRIAN WHITMAN
    The Echo Nest
    CTO
    United States
    Wolfgang Zehrt
    WOLFGANG ZEHRT
    DAPD Media Holding, DDP Direct
    Board Member, Director
    Germany
    Tim Zeiger
    TIM ZEIGER
    RTL Radio Center Berlin
    Platform Manager
    Germany
    RAIN Summit Europe 2012 agenda
    More details soon!
    8:30
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    9:00
    CHECK-IN


    9:00
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    9:15
    INTRODUCTION
    Welcome to RAIN Summit Europe!

    9:15
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    9:55
    PANEL: Measurement Options for Streaming Audio
    What tools are available to help content providers and advertisers quantify streaming audio audiences? What are the best practices, and possible pitfalls? Moderated by Triton Digital's Patrick Reynolds.

    Panelists: Ali Abhary, Spectrum Medya (Turkey); Erik Barraud, Adswizz (Belgium); Franck Si-Hassen, Mediametrie (France); Tim Zeiger, RTL Radio Deutschland (Germany).
    10:00
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    10:20
    Research Presentation: Online Radio in Germany
    Prof Klaus Goldhammer, Managing Director of Goldmedia will present "Web Radio Monitor 2012, new study on online radio in Germany"

    10:25
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    11:05
    PANEL: Monetizing Digital Audio
    Hear business executives from around Europe discuss the challenges and successes of growing revenue for their streaming audio businesses. Hosted by Christian Jonas Lea, cjlea.com (Germany)

    Panelists: Alexandre Saboundjian, Radionomy (Belgium); Caroline Graze, NRJ International (Germany); David Deslandes, Deezer (France); Frank Nolte, RMS.de (Germany); Zachary Lewis, Liquid Compass (U.S.).
    11:05
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    11:30
    NETWORKING BREAK


    11:30
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    12:00
    KEYNOTE: The State of the Industry
    RAIN publisher Kurt Hanson will present his popular "State of the Industry" address.
    12:05
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    12:45
    PANEL: Personalized Radio
    This panel discussion will focus on individualized listening options available in streaming platforms. How has this impacted the listening experience? Hosted by Xavier Filliol, AdsRadios (France).

    Panelists: Holger Weiss, Aupeo (Germany); Brian Whitman, The Echo Nest (US); Simon Moran, Last.fm (UK), Gerrit Schumann, simfy (Germany), Nikhil Shah, Mixcloud (UK).
    12:45
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    2:00
    LUNCH
    Sponsored by BRS Media.

    2:00
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    2:40
    PANEL: Agency Roundtable - Internet Radio Advertising
    Who is using streaming audio for ad campaigns and what's the return? What's the value proposition for the advertiser? A pan-European group of ad agency executives will discuss the benefits and challenges of streaming audio as an ad medium. Hosted by Elisa Escobedo, CEO of Audioemotion (Spain).

    Panelists: Andreas Hamdorf, Pilot (Germany); Duff Borer, Starcom (UK); Jean Pierre Cassaing, Havas Media (France).
    2:45
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    3:15
    KEYNOTE: Jonathan Forster
    Spotify's General Manager Europe & VP Ad Sales will deliver the keynote presentation of RAIN Summit Europe.
    3:20
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    4:00
    PANEL: Targeted Advertising & Listener Registration
    Targeting is an important asset in digital content platforms. This panel will discuss listener data collection and tools for targeted ad delivery. Hosted by Patrick Roger, Adswizz (France).

    Panelists: Allison Fennah, iAB Europe (UK); Clive Dickens, Absolute Radio (UK); Mike Agovino, Triton Digital (US); Stefan Möller, AER Association of European Radios (Finland).
    4:00
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    4:20
    NETWORKING BREAK


    4:20
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    5:00
    PANEL: The Connected Dashboard
    The ability to stay connected while driving will radically change listening options in cars. Experts on auto connectivity and its impact on the internet radio industry will discuss the progress and potential impact of this shift.

    Panelists: Carl Rohling, TuneIn (US); Michael Hill, Radioplayer UK (UK); Peter Burgner, BMW Group (Germany), Wolfgang Zehrt, DAPD Media Holding, DDP Direct (Germany).
    5:00
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    5:15
    CLOSING REMARKS


    5:15
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    6:15
    COCKTAILS
    More info coming soon!



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