NRB 2021 - Christian Media Convention
 
Sunday 06/20/2021
-SUNDAY
8:00 am - 7:00 pmLonghorn DE Registration DeskExhibit Booth Staff Registration Open
8:00 am - 7:00 pmLonghorn Marble FoyerMembership Center & Information Desk Open
8:00 am - 7:00 pmLonghorn Marble FoyerRegistration Open
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmTexas 1-3iNRB (Intercollegiate) Workshop -
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmTexas 1-3iNRB (Intercollegiate) Workshop - Insight to Mainstream Media Coverage
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmTexas 1-3iNRB (Intercollegiate) Workshop - Breaking into Broadcasting [More Info]
Speaker: Sam Dye, Station Manager and Morning Host, Way True Life Radio
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmTexas 1-3iNRB (Intercollegiate) Workshop - How to be a Successful Executive Producer [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Norm Mintle, Executive Producer
7:00 pm - 8:30 pmTexas 1-3iNRB (Intercollegiate) Boot Camp [More Info]
Speaker: Shur Gopal Ph.D., iNRB Chair & Professor, North Greenville University
 
Monday 06/21/2021
-MONDAY
7:30 am - 7:00 pmLonghorn DE Registration DeskExhibitor Booth Staff Registration Open
7:30 am - 7:00 pmTexas 1-3Membership Center & Information Desk Open
8:00 am-Affiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
8:00 am - 8:30 amTexas 4Morning Devotion and Prayer
8:00 am - 8:45 amFort Worth 5-7Convention Orientation [More Info]
8:00 am - 9:00 amTexas 1-3iNRB (Intercollegiate) Meet and Greet [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Club 44Club 44 Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pmGrapevine 6Press Center Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pmLonghorn Marble FoyerRegistration Open
9:00 am - 10:30 amGrapevine Ballroom ACNRB Business Meeting [More Info]
*Operation Care International, Sponsor, Business Meeting
11:00 am - 12:45 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDMedia Awards Luncheon - Ticket Required [More Info]
Sponsor: *Hope for the Heart, Sponsor, Media Awards Lunch
1:00 pm - 3:00 pmGrapevine Ballroom ACNRB Board Meeting [More Info]
*Evangelism Explosion International, Sponsor, NRB Board Meeting
*The Hope Center, Sponsor, NRB Board Meeting
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmTexas Pre-FunctionGreat Commission Reception [More Info]
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDGreat Commission Forum [More Info]
*The John Ankerberg Show, Sponsor, Great Commission Forum
*Vision Africa, Sponsor, Great Commission Forum
Speaker: Rita El-Mounayer, CEO, Sat-7
Speaker: Dr. Ron Cline, Global Ambassador, Reach Beyond
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDOpening Session [More Info]
Speaker: Mark Jobe, President, Moody Bible Institute
Speaker: Paula Faris, Journalist, Author, Podcaster
9:00 pm - 10:30 pmTexas Pre-FunctionIndustry Networking Reception [More Info]
 
Tuesday 06/22/2021
-TUESDAY
7:00 am - 8:45 amGrapevine Ballroom ACAffiliate Breakfast tbd
8:00 am-Affiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmLonghorn DE Registration DeskExhibitor Booth Staff Registration Open
8:00 am - 5:00 pmGrapevine 6Press Center Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmGrapevine 4Press Conference Room
8:00 am - 5:00 pmLonghorn Marble FoyerRegistration Open
8:00 am - 7:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Club 44Club 44 Open [More Info]
8:15 am - 8:45 amTexas 1-3Morning Devotion [More Info]
9:00 am - 9:45 amTexas Ballroom ABCDMorning Forum - Public Policy - Session 1
10:00 am - 10:45 amTexas Ballroom ABCDMorning Forum - Public Policy Panel: Platform Censorship, Section 2.30, and the Future of Social Media [More Info]
Moderator: Allie Stuckey, Podcast Host, Relatable | BlazeTV
Panel Participant: David French, Senior Editor, The Dispatch
Panel Participant: Jason Thacker, Chair of Research in Technology Ethics, The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission
10:55 am - 11:00 amLonghorn Exhibit Hall DEFExhibit Hall Ribbon Cutting [More Info]
11:00 am - 3:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Fresh BrewFresh Brew Open [More Info]
11:00 am - 4:00 pmLonghorn Exhibit Hall DEFExhibit Hall Open
11:00 am - 4:00 pmLonghorn Exhibit Hall DEFMember Center and Information Desk Open [More Info]
11:15 am - 11:45 amLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Stay Anchored: How Your Ministry Can Avoid Mission Drift [More Info]
11:15 am - 11:45 amLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - How to Build a Podcast Audience [More Info]
Panel Participant: Rob Kirkpatrick, Executive Producer, Focus on the Family
Panel Participant: Craig Denison, CEO, Denison Ministries
Panel Participant: Jason Romano, Host/Producer/Author, Sports Spectrum
Panel Participant: Tara-Leigh Cobble, CEO, D-Group
11:30 am - 4:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Learning ArenaLearning Arena (Exhibitor Sessions) [More Info]
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - “AMEN!”: How to Engage Your Community in Prayer
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - How to Monetize Your Podcast [More Info]
Speaker: Casey Helmick, Chief Strategist, Dunham and Company
12:45 pm - 1:15 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Succession Planning - How to Make Successful Transitions [More Info]
Moderator: Dr. Jennifer Epperson, Media and Research Strategist, Christian Healthcare Ministries
Panel Participant: Brett Larson, General Manager, Crawford Media Group
Panel Participant: Nevin (Nev) W. Larson, Director: C.B.C. Christian Programming, Crawford Broadcasting Company
Panel Participant: Charles Morris, President of Haven Ministries and voice of Haven Today, Haven Ministries
12:45 pm - 1:15 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - How to Use Digital Platforms for Evangelism and Discipleship [More Info]
Moderator: Carl Barnhill, Creative Director/Owner, Twelve:Thirty Media
Panel Participant: Reagan Rose, Director of Digital Platforms , Grace to You
Panel Participant: Arnie Cole, Chief Executive Officer, Back to the Bible & Center for Bible Engagement
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Taking Your Livestream to the Next Level [More Info]
Panel Participant: Clint Lewis, Communications Director, Gateway Church
Panel Participant: Tia Bowen, Director of Digital Strategy, Gateway Church
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Music Licensing Committee Panel
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - YouTubing Your Journey and Journal for King Jesus [More Info]
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Mastering Final Cut Pro [More Info]
Speaker: Jeremy Carroll, Director of Creative Content, Movieguide®
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - VR, AR and More: The Future of Media and Ministry [More Info]
Speaker: Nils Smith, Chief Strategist Social Media + Innovation, Dunham and Company
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Legally Compliant; Rigorously Vigilant. [More Info]
Panel Participant: Joseph Chautin III, Managing Partner, Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin, LLP
Panel Participant: David D. Oxenford, Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
4:00 pm - 4:45 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDAfternoon Forum - Part 1
4:45 pm - 5:30 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDAfternoon Forum - Public Policy Panel: Safeguarding Religious Liberty for Christian Organizations and Nonprofits [More Info]
Moderator: John Stonestreet, President, Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview
Panel Participant: Kristen Waggoner, General Counsel, Alliance Defending Freedom
Panel Participant: Mr. Kelly Shackelford, President/CEO/Chief Counsel , First Liberty Institute
Panel Participant: Brad Dacus Esq., President and Founder, Pacific Justice Institute
Panel Participant: David Closson, Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, Family Research Council
6:00 pm - 7:45 pmGrapevine Ballroom ACMedia Leadership Dinner - by invitation only [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Richard Blackaby, President , Blackaby Ministries International
6:00 pm - 8:00 pmTexas 1-3iNRB Awards Ceremony [More Info]
Speaker: Shur Gopal Ph.D., iNRB Chair & Professor, North Greenville University
8:00 pm - 10:00 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDWorship Service [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Tony Evans, President, The Urban Alternative
Musician: Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Worship, Directed by Pastor Patrick Dopson, Pastor of Worship, Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship
 
Wednesday 06/23/2021
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WEDNESDAY

8:00 am-Affiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmLonghorn DE Registration DeskExhibitor Booth Staff Registration Open
8:00 am - 5:00 pmGrapevine 6Press Center Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmGrapevine 4Press Conference Room
8:00 am - 5:00 pmLonghorn Marble FoyerRegistration Open
8:00 am - 7:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Club 44Club 44 Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pmCenter Pre-functionMember Center and Information Desk Open [More Info]
8:15 am - 8:45 amTexas 1-3Morning Devotion
9:00 am - 9:45 amTexas Ballroom ABCDMorning Forum - How Technology Equips the Church [More Info]
Speaker: Bob Pritchett, CEO, Faithlife
10:00 am - 10:45 amTexas Ballroom ABCDMorning Forum - Technology, Digital Ministry and the Future of the Church [More Info]
Moderator: Dr. Phil Cooke, Producer - CEO, Cooke Media Group
Panel Participant: Tony Reinke, Senior Teacher, Desiring God
Panel Participant: Matt Brown, Evangelist, Think Eternity
Panel Participant: Matt Wood, Vice President of Marketing, RightNow Media
11:00 am - 3:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Fresh BrewFresh Brew Open [More Info]
11:00 am - 4:00 pmLonghorn Exhibit Hall DEFExhibit Hall Open
11:15 am - 11:45 amLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Next Generation of Media Distribution [More Info]
Panel Participant: Jared Geesey, Principal, Geesey Group
11:15 am - 11:45 amLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Fundraising Copy Clinic [More Info]
Speaker: Mark Loux, Vice President of Strategy, ResourceOne Fundraising Group
11:30 am - 4:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Learning ArenaLearning Arena (Exhibitor Sessions) [More Info]
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Media Audience Behavior after Covid
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Protecting Your Computer Network (Practical Cyber Security) [More Info]
Speaker: Matt Birnie, Enterprise Architect, Trans World Radio
12:45 pm - 1:15 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Technology’s Influence Over Children’s and Teen’s Beliefs and Behaviors [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Kathy Koch, Founder and President, Celebrate Kids, Inc.
12:45 pm - 1:15 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Make Your Radio Station the Hub of Your Community – How to Work with Church and Parachurch Ministries to Maximize Your Impact! [More Info]
Speaker: Suzanne Boase Honeycutt, Director, Community Relations, KSBJ/Hope Media Group
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Tell It! Engaging Your Audience through the Power of Story [More Info]
Panel Participant: Mike Cosper, Director of Podcasts, Christianity Today
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Running Production in a Remote World
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Crisis Leadership for Today and Tomorrow [More Info]
Speaker: Mark Levy CRME, President, Revenue Development Resources, Inc.
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - How To Do a Digital Film Launch? [More Info]
Speaker: Gary Zelasko, President, Lasting City Marketing
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Music Licensing Committee Panel
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - NEXT GEN TV / ATSC 3.0 [More Info]
Speaker: Josh Weiss Ph.D. ABD, Co Founder & CMO, ARK Multicasting, Inc.
4:00 pm - 4:45 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDAfternoon Forum - Technology - Session 1
4:45 pm - 5:30 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDAfternoon Forum - Technology - Session 2
8:00 pm - 10:00 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDICVM Crown Awards Show [More Info]
 
Thursday 06/24/2021
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THURSDAY

7:00 am - 8:30 amGrapevine Ballroom ACBott Radio Network Breakfast (Affiliate Event - invitation only)
7:00 am - 8:30 amFort Worth 6 & 7World by Media - by invitation only
8:00 am-Affiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
8:00 am - 3:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Club 44Club 44 Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 3:00 pmLonghorn DE Registration DeskExhibitor Booth Staff Registration Open
8:00 am - 3:00 pmLonghorn Marble FoyerRegistration Open
8:00 am - 5:00 pmGrapevine 6Press Center Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmGrapevine 4Press Conference Room [More Info]
8:15 am - 8:45 amTexas 1-3Morning Devotion
9:00 am - 9:45 amTexas Ballroom ABCDMorning Forum - Content - Session 1
10:00 am - 10:45 amTexas Ballroom ABCDMorning Forum -
11:00 am - 11:45 amLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - How to Pitch Your Script [More Info]
Speaker: Catherine Clinch, TV Writer/Producer and Micro-Content Creator, Clinch Digital Media
11:00 am - 2:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Fresh BrewFresh Brew Open [More Info]
11:00 am - 3:00 pmLonghorn Exhibit Hall DEFExhibit Hall Open
11:00 am - 3:00 pmLonghorn Exhibit Hall DEFMember Center and Information Desk Open [More Info]
11:15 am - 11:45 amLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Optimize Your Fundraising: Lessons Learned from Over 2,500 Digital Fundraising Experiments [More Info]
Speaker: Tim Kachuriak, Chief Innovation & Optimization Officer, NextAfter
11:30 am - 3:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Learning ArenaLearning Arena (Exhibitor Sessions) [More Info]
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - The Right Story: It’s Time to Start Acting, Writing, and Producing [More Info]
Panel Participant: Kathleen Cooke, Co-Founder and EVP, Cooke Media Group and The Influence Lab
Panel Participant: Suzy Sammons, President, Hawkeye.Pro
Panel Participant: Jackelyn Viera Iloff, Senior Advisor, Lakewood Church / Joel Osteen Ministries
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Branding - Learn How to Change Your Branding and Marketing Story from WHAT You Do, to a More Meaningful Conversation That Drives Loyalty [More Info]
Speaker: Tim Trammell, Director of Non-Profit Strategy, AM Agency
12:45 pm - 1:15 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Audience Analytics [More Info]
Speaker: John Turver, President & Founder, INFORM Media & Analytics
12:45 pm - 1:15 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Mastering Pro-Presenter
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Personalization: The Secret to Success in the Technology Age [More Info]
Speaker: Chad Williams, CEO, Five Q
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - From Podcast to Broadcast: Taking Your Podcast Terrestrial [More Info]
Moderator: Michael Shelley, Vice President and General Manager, NewLife Radio
Panel Participant: Lee Ann Jackson, Social Media Manager/Media Strategist , Ambassador Advertising Agency
Panel Participant: Bryce Johnson, President & Host, UNPACKIN' it Ministries
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Session #17
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Session #17
3:30 pm - 5:30 pmGrapevine Ballroom ACFilm Pitch-a-thon
3:30 pm - 5:30 pmTexas 1-3TV Showcase
6:00 pm - 9:00 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDClosing Gala Dinner with Special Service Awards - Ticket Required [More Info]

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