Join us for RAIN Summit Europe
-- the largest gathering of Internet radio professionals in Europe! RAIN Summits
are the premiere educational and networking events for the Internet radio and digital audio industry. Featuring panels and presentations, speeches and networking. 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
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This year's RAIN Summit Europe
will take place in Brussels, Belgium, at the Hotel Bloom.
Join RAIN: Radio and Internet Newsletter Publisher Kurt Hanson
and RAIN Summits/Audio4cast president Jennifer Lane
for a full day of informative panels, presentations and networking at the second annual RAIN Summit Europe.
Top Radio Vermarktung
Director -Brands, Content & Digital
Head of Radio
Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa
Radio Futurologist & Managing Director
VP Ad Sales
CEO & Founder
CCO/ GM Data & Measurement
Radio Play- SBS Discovery Media
Head of Online and New Business International
VP Business Development
Panasonic Automotive Systems of America
Executive Director, Product Planning & Innovation
Head of New Media
International Business Development Director
RMS Radio Marketing Service
Head of Business Development, Digital Media
VP, Sales & Marketing
Director, New Media
Head of Music & Management Team Member
Senior VP/ General Manager -International Markets
Lagardére Active CR
Director of Digital Vision
What are the best practices for monetizing Internet radio and online audio? We'll hear from experts on the selling and buying side who will discuss ways to build advertiser investment in streaming audio.
Panelists: Patrick Roger (Adswizz), Jean Pierre Cassaing (Havas Media), Lars Peters (RMS), Lubor Zoufal (Lagardere Active CR).
Moderator: Nicolas Moulard (Actuonda).
Repositioning Radio: SBS Discovery Media's Radio Play project aims to reposition commercial radio in the online space and build a new platform for its future distribution. Radio Play's Nordic Manager, Simon Gooch, delineates his company's radical new strategy."
This panel will consider the best ways to measure the online audio audience. Is there a standard for Internet radio audience measurement? Are agencies comfortable with the metrics?
Panelists: Robert Favre (TritonDigital), Erik Barraud (Adswizz), Frederic Antelme (Top Radio Vermarktung), Pushkar Kulkarni (Kantar Media), Jean-Luc Halleux (Casterstats) .
Moderator: Matthew Carver (EGTA).
David Deslandes, VP Ad Sales at Deezer will discuss the business of web radio and Deezer in Europe.
From personalized streams to simulcasts of broadcast content, there's a wide range of streamed audio content available - what are the pros and cons of these approaches in terms of growing your listener base?
Panelists: Ben Drury (7digital), Christian Schalt(KISS FM, rs2), Kjartan Slette (WiMPmusic), Steve Whilton (Last.fm), Alexandre Saboundjian (Radionomy).
Moderator: Sven Andrae (RCS Works).
RAIN publisher Kurt Hanson will deliver his annual address about the global Internet radio industry.
Content providers often utilize several technologies to reach their audience. How does this impact the listener and what challenges does it create for the advertiser? How can stations build a relationship with listeners across these platforms?
Panelists: Thomas Serval (Radioline), Caroline Grazé (Energy.de), Joël Ronez (RadioFrance) , Ali Abhary (Spectrum Medya), Jan Willem Brüggenwirth (538.nl).
Moderator: Jay Supovitz (Triton Digital).
The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media Branding
How can radio brands - broadcast and online - best use social media to relate with other brands. What tools can they employ to drive conversations around their brand?
How are people listening to the radio on their phones and what clever things are broadcasters on all platforms doing to ensure the future of radio as a medium? See ideas, research and case studies from across the world.
Presented by: James Cridland, Radio Futurologist and Managing Director, Media UK.
Alain Reyes, COO of NRJ Audio will discuss the NRJ Group Digital platform and their extensive presence throughout Europe.
More people than ever are listening to Internet radio on mobile devices. From smartphones to tablets - and even connected cars - streaming is available everywhere; and with color screens and in-built GPS, radio apps offer significant extra revenue opportunities. This panel will explore best practices for attracting and monetizing this device-diverse audience.
Panelists: Christian Ritcher (Spoiled Milk), Hakan Kostepen (Panasonic), Dave Haynes (Soundcloud), Holger Weiss (Aupeo), Ulrich Koering (Kronehit).
Moderator: James Cridland (Media UK).
Please join us for our networking Cocktail Party!