NRB 2021 - Christian Media Convention
 
Sunday 06/20/2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pmLonghorn DE Registration DeskBooth Staff Registration Desk for Exhibitors
8:00 am - 5:00 pmNo locationInformation Desk (Level 3)
8:00 am - 5:00 pmLonghorn Marble FoyerMember Center & Information Desk (Level 1)
8:00 am - 5:00 pmLonghorn Marble FoyerRegistration Open
 
Monday 06/21/2021
7:30 am - 7:00 pmLonghorn DE Registration DeskBooth Staff Registration Desk for Exhibitors [More Info]
7:30 am - 7:00 pmCenter Pre-functionInformation Desk (Level 3)
7:30 am - 7:00 pm-Member Center & Information Desk (Level 1)
7:30 am - 7:00 pmLonghorn Marble FoyerRegistration Open
8:00 am-Affiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
8:00 am - 8:30 amTexas 3-4Morning Devotion and Prayer [More Info]
8:00 am - 8:45 amTexas 1-2Convention Orientation [More Info]
8:00 am - 9:00 amFort Worth 5iNRB (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 pmGrapevine 4Press Conference Room [More Info]
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
1:00 pm - 3:00 pmTexas 1-3TV Showcase
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
*Mercy Ships, Sponsor, Opening Session
 
Tuesday 06/22/2021
7:00 am - 8:45 amGrapevine Ballroom ACSalem Breakfast (invitation only)
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 DeskBooth Staff Registration Desk for Exhibitors
8:00 am - 5:00 pmLonghorn Exhibit Hall DEFMember Center and Information Desk (Level 1) [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmGrapevine 6Press Center Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmGrapevine 4Press Conference Room [More Info]
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 - 8:00 pmCenter Pre-functionInformation Desk (Level 3)
8:15 am - 8:45 amTexas 3-4Morning Devotion - Trusting God through Life's Uncertainties [More Info]
Speaker: Erik Reed, Lead Pastor of The Journey Church, Founder of Knowing Jesus Ministries
9:00 am - 9:45 amTexas Ballroom ABCDNRB Forum: Christian Film and TV Distribution in Our Post-COVID Culture [More Info]
Moderator: Joseph Battaglia
10:00 am - 10:45 amTexas Ballroom ABCDNRB Forum: Platform Censorship, Section 230, and the Future of Social Media [More Info]
Moderator: Allie Stuckey, Author, You're Not Enough & That's Okay, Host, Relatable
Panel Participant: David French, Senior Editor, The Dispatch
Panel Participant: Jason Thacker, Chair of Research in Technology Ethics, The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission
Panel Participant: Lila Rose, President and Founder, Live Action
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
11:15 am - 11:45 amLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Protecting What Matters Most: How Your Ministry Can Avoid Mission Drift [More Info]
Speaker: Becca Spradlin, Founder, On Mission
11:15 am - 11:45 amLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - How to Build a Podcast Audience [More Info]
Panel Participant: Rob Kirkpatrick, Executive Director, Audio Content Creation, 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 - The Future of Fundraising: Value is Vital [More Info]
Speaker: Mike Smith, General Manager, DonorDirect
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, Executive Director, Kinship Radio
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 - Measuring and Pursuing Spiritual Fitness through Learner-Centered Digital Platforms. – Unique Perspectives from a Researcher and a Pastor [More Info]
Speaker: Arnie Cole, Chief Executive Officer, Back to the Bible
Speaker: Pastor Nat Crawford, Bible Teacher & President of Back to the Bible Division, Back to the Bible
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 - Anatomy of a Music Licensing Dollar: Where . . . Exactly . . .Does All My Money Go? [More Info]
Panel Participant: Elizabeth Sheard, Music Licensing Manager, NRB Music License Committee and Salem Media Group
Panel Participant: Scott Hunter, Executive Director, NRBMLC
Panel Participant: Bill Harrier, Vice Chairman, NRB Non-Com Music License Committee; Network Compliance Manager, Radio Training Network
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm-Television Meet & Greet [More Info]
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - YouTubing Your Journey and Journal for King Jesus [More Info]
Speaker: Trey Van Camp, Church Planter, Passion Creek Church
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 - 4:30 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDNRB Forum: Part 1 [More Info]
*Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), Sponsor, Tuesday Afternoon Forum
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDNRB Forum: Safeguarding Religious Liberty for Christian Organizations and Nonprofits [More Info]
*Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), Sponsor, Tuesday Afternoon Forum
Moderator: John Stonestreet, President, 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 the Center for Biblical Worldview, Family Research Council
Panel Participant: Star Parker, Founder and President, The Center for Urban Renewal and Education
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: Pastor Patrick Dopson, Director, Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Worship
 
Wednesday 06/23/2021
7:00 am - 8:30 amTexas Ballroom ABCDBreakfast Honoring Israel [More Info]
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 DeskBooth Staff Registration Desk for Exhibitors
8:00 am - 5:00 pmGrapevine 6Press Center Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmGrapevine 4Press Conference Room [More Info]
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-functionInformation Desk (Level 3) [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pmCenter Pre-functionMember Center and Information Desk (Level 1) [More Info]
8:15 am - 8:45 amTexas 3-4Morning Devotion [More Info]
9:00 am - 9:30 amTexas Ballroom ABCDNRB Forum: How Technology Equips the Church [More Info]
Speaker: Bob Pritchett, CEO, Faithlife
9:30 am - 10:30 amTexas Ballroom ABCDNRB 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 - 12:00 pmLonghorn Exhibit Hall DEFDigital Media Meet & Greet [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
11:15 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, Altus Marketing
11:30 am - 4:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Learning ArenaLearning Arena (Exhibitor Sessions) [More Info]
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Building a Healthy Multiethnic Church: Mandate & Commitments of a Diverse Congregation [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Mark DeYmaz, Directional Leader / President and Co-Founder, Mosaic Church of Central Arkansas / Mosaix Global Network
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 Teens' 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
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm-Digital Media Advisory & Standing Committee Meetings [More Info]
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 - Hiring Policies and Practices that Preserve Religious Liberty [More Info]
Speaker: Mr. Kelly Shackelford, President/CEO/Chief Counsel, First Liberty Institute
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
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Grass Roots Marketing: Audience and Donor Growth [More Info]
Speaker: Gary Zelasko, President, Lasting City Marketing
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - Key Developments in Music Licensing: What's This Going to Cost Me in 2022 and Beyond? [More Info]
Panel Participant: Karyn K. Ablin, Partner/Member, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC 
Panel Participant: Scott Hunter, Executive Director, NRBMLC
Panel Participant: Harv Hendrickson, Chairman, NRB Music License Committee; ‎Consultant, Northwestern Media
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - The ABCs of NEXT GEN TV and ATSC 3.0 [More Info]
Speaker: Josh Weiss Ph.D. ABD, Co Founder & CMO, ARK Multicasting, Inc.
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm-Television Advisory & Standing Committee Meetings [More Info]
4:00 pm - 5:30 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDNRB Forum: Technology - Session 1
6:00 pm - 7:45 pmTexas 4-6Affiliate Event - Tithe.ly Customer Appreciation Dinner (by invitation only)
8:00 pm - 10:00 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDICVM Crown Awards Show [More Info]
 
Thursday 06/24/2021
7:00 am - 8:30 amGrapevine Ballroom ACAffiliate Breakfast (tbd)
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 DE Registration DeskBooth Staff Registration Desk for Exhibitors
8:00 am - 3:00 pmLonghorn DEF - Club 44Club 44 Open [More Info]
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 3-4Morning Devotion [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Jim Denison, Co-founder and Chief Vision Officer of the Denison Forum, Denison Forum is part of Denison Ministries
9:00 am - 9:30 amTexas Ballroom ABCDNRB Forum: Israel, the Abraham Accords and International Religious Freedom: A Conversation with Joel Rosenberg and former Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo [More Info]
Interviewer: Joel Rosenberg, Editor in Chief, ALL ISRAEL NEWS
Speaker: The Honorable Michael R. Pompeo, Former Secretary of State
9:30 am - 10:30 amTexas Ballroom ABCDNRB Forum: One in Christ: Christian Unity in a Divisive Age [More Info]
Panel Participant: Billy Hallowell, Journalist/Author
Moderator: Dan Darling, Senior Vice President of Communications, NRB
Panel Participant: Trillia Newbell, Author and Speaker
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 pmCenter Pre-functionInformation Desk (Level 3)
11:00 am - 3:00 pmLonghorn Exhibit Hall DEFMember Center and Information Desk (Level 1) [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, Founder, 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: Aaron McClung, CEO, AM Agency
12:45 pm - 1:15 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks -
12:45 pm - 1:15 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Session
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: Bryce Johnson, President & Host, UNPACKIN' it Ministries
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmLonghorn DEF - Talks StageNRB Talks - How To Make Movies and other Entertainment that Reaches Millions Outside the Christian Community [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Theodore aka Ted Baehr, Chairman of Good News Communications, Inc dba MOVIEGUIDE® dba Christian Film & Television Commission(R) , Good News Communications, Inc dba Christian Film & Television Commission(R) dba MOVIEGUIDE®
2:15 pm - 2:45 pmLonghorn DEF - Workshop StageWorkshop - Video and Lighting Tricks of the Trade for Making the Stream Look Good for Everyone [More Info]
Speaker: Jim Hutchison, Chief Marketing Officer, Amazing Industries
Speaker: Sean Cagney, CEO and Founder, Amazing Industries, Inc.
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmFt. Worth 5-6International Advisory and Standing Committee Meetings [More Info]
3:30 pm - 5:30 pmGrapevine Ballroom ACFilm Pitch-a-thon
6:00 pm - 9:00 pmTexas Ballroom ABCDClosing Gala Dinner with Special Service Awards - Ticket Required [More Info]
*D. James Kennedy Ministries, Sponsor, Closing Gala
Speaker: Dr. Os Guinness, Author
 
Friday 06/25/2021
8:00 am - 11:00 amDallas 1Radio Advisory & Standing Committee Meetings [More Info]

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