NRB 2022 - Christian Media Convention
 
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New information is being added daily. 
 
 
The convention program runs Tuesday through Friday in 2022. 
 
March 8 = Tuesday (Opening Session)
March 9 = Wednesday (Exhibits, Forums, Talks, and Workshops)
March 10 = Thursday (Exhibits, Forums, Talks, and Workshops)
March 11 = Friday (Exhibits, Forums, Talks, Workshops, Closing Gala)
 
 
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NRB 2022 Schedule
 
Monday 03/07/2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pmDelta C Registration DeskMember Center & Information Desk
8:00 am - 5:00 pmRyman C Exhibit HallRegistration Open
2:00 pm - 7:00 pmDelta A BallroomPress Center Open [More Info]
 
Tuesday 03/08/2022
7:30 am - 7:00 pmDelta C Registration DeskMember Center & Information Desk
7:30 am - 7:00 pmRyman C Exhibit HallRegistration Open
8:00 am-Affiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
8:00 am - 8:30 am-Morning Devotion and Prayer [More Info]
8:00 am - 8:45 amCanal AConvention Orientation [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pmRyman C - Club 44Club 44 Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pmDelta A BallroomPress Center Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pm-Press Conference Room [More Info]
9:00 am - 10:30 amGovernors AB BallroomNRB Business Meeting [More Info]
11:00 am - 12:45 pmDelta CD BallroomMedia Awards Luncheon - Ticket Required [More Info]
1:00 pm - 3:00 pmGovernors AB BallroomNRB Board Meeting [More Info]
1:00 pm - 3:00 pmCanal ATV Showcase [More Info]
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDelta CD BallroomGreat Commission Reception [More Info]
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmDelta CD BallroomGreat Commission Forum [More Info]
Speaker: Ambassador Sam Brownback, Ambassador, The Brownback Group
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmDelta CD BallroomOpening Session [More Info]
Sponsor: *Mercy Ships, Sponsor, Opening Session
Speaker: Michael Youssef PhD, President, Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef
Speaker: Rev. Dr. A. R. Bernard, Founding Senior Pastor, Christian Cultural Center
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm-Industry Reception
 
Wednesday 03/09/2022
7:00 am - 8:45 amGovernors AB BallroomBreakfast to Honor Israel (ticket required)
8:00 am-Affiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pmDelta C Registration DeskMember Center and Information Desk [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pm-Press Conference Room [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pmRyman C - Club 44Club 44 Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pmDelta A BallroomPress Center Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 8:00 pmRyman C Exhibit HallRegistration Open
8:15 am - 8:45 am-Morning Devotion [More Info]
9:00 am - 9:45 amDelta CD BallroomNRB Forum - Public Policy [More Info]
9:45 am - 10:30 amDelta CD BallroomNRB Forum - FCC Policy Power Hour: What Movement in Washington Means For Your Media Company [More Info]
Moderator: Joseph Chautin Esq., Managing Partner, Hardy Carey Chautin & Balkin, LLP
Panel Participant: Scott Hunter, Executive Director, NRB Music License Committee
9:55 am - 10:00 amRyman C Exhibit HallExhibit Hall Ribbon Cutting [More Info]
10:00 am - 3:00 pmRyman C - Fresh BrewFresh Brew Open [More Info]
10:00 am - 4:00 pmRyman C Exhibit HallExhibit Hall Open
10:00 am - 4:00 pmRyman C Exhibit HallPodcast Row
10:15 am - 11:00 amRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - Developing and Maintaining a Healthy Work Culture [More Info]
Speaker: Sandi Brown, President, JOY FM / BOOST RADIO
10:15 am - 11:00 amRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - Artificial Intelligence and Audience Building in Digital Fundraising [More Info]
Speaker: Dave Raley, EVP, Strategic Innovation, Masterworks
11:15 am - 12:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - Podcasting to Radio [More Info]
Moderator: Rob Kirkpatrick, Executive Director, Audio Content Creation, Focus on the Family
Panel Participant: Gordon Marcy, President, Glorystone Podcasts
Panel Participant: Misty Phillip, Founder of Spark Media and Host of By His Grace
Panel Participant: Michael Shelley, Vice President & General Manager, NewLife Radio
11:30 am - 4:00 pmRyman C - Learning ArenaLearning Arena (Exhibitor Sessions) [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - [More Info]
12:15 pm - 1:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - Radio to Podcasting [More Info]
Moderator: Michael Shelley, Vice President & General Manager, NewLife Radio
Panel Participant: Gordon Marcy, President, Glorystone Podcasts
Panel Participant: Misty Phillip, Founder of Spark Media and Host of By His Grace
Panel Participant: Rob Kirkpatrick, Executive Director, Audio Content Creation, Focus on the Family
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - How To Digitally Fish (Evangelism) in a Crowded Pond [More Info]
Speaker: Jon Ralls, Owner, Kavanah Media
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - How to Use YouTube for Digital Discipleship [More Info]
Speaker: Allen Parr, Founder of Let's Equip, Let's Equip, Inc.
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - [More Info]
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - Running Production in a Remote World (tentative) [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - Monetization for Podcasting [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - Getting into the Mind of Your Listeners and Doing It Cost-Effectively [More Info]
Speaker: Chuck Finney, President, Finney Media
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDelta CD BallroomNRB Forum - Big Tech Panel [More Info]
5:00 pm - 5:45 pmDelta CD BallroomNRB Forum - Big Tech Session [More Info]
6:00 pm - 7:45 pmGovernors AB BallroomMedia Leadership Dinner - by invitation only [More Info]
*Christian Healthcare Ministries, Sponsor, Media Leadership Dinner
Speaker: Kirk Cameron, Television/Film Actor and Producer
8:00 pm - 10:00 pmDelta CD BallroomWorship Service [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Robert Jeffress, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Dallas, Pathway To Victory
 
Thursday 03/10/2022
7:00 am - 8:30 amGovernors AB BallroomAffiliate Breakfast (tbd)
8:00 am-Affiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pm-Press Conference Room [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pmRyman C - Club 44Club 44 Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pmDelta C Registration DeskMember Center and Information Desk [More Info]
8:00 am - 7:00 pmDelta A BallroomPress Center Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 8:00 pmRyman C Exhibit HallRegistration Open
8:15 am - 8:45 am-Morning Devotion [More Info]
9:00 am - 9:30 amDelta CD BallroomNRB Forum - Technology [More Info]
9:30 am - 10:30 amDelta CD BallroomNRB Forum - Technology [More Info]
10:00 am - 3:00 pmRyman C - Fresh BrewFresh Brew Open [More Info]
10:00 am - 4:00 pmRyman C Exhibit HallExhibit Hall Open
10:00 am - 4:00 pmRyman C Exhibit HallPodcast Row
10:15 am - 11:00 amRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - The Importance of Sound in Film and TV and How to Make It Better
10:15 am - 11:00 amRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - Engaging Audience: How to Build Your Live Stream [More Info]
Panel Participant: Tim Kachuriak, Chief Innovation & Optimization Officer, NextAfter
Panel Participant: Emily Haring, Digital Content Director, 90.9 KCBI
Panel Participant: Gordon Marcy, President, Glorystone Podcasts
10:30 am - 4:00 pmRyman C - Learning ArenaLearning Arena (Exhibitor Sessions) [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - FCC: New EEO Reporting Requirements [More Info]
Speaker: Joseph Chautin Esq., Managing Partner, Hardy Carey Chautin & Balkin, LLP
12:15 pm - 1:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - Expansion from Broadcast to Digital Platforms: The New World of Presentation [More Info]
Speaker: Rod Hembree, President, Bible Discovery
12:15 pm - 1:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - [More Info]
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - How to Succeed in the OTT World [More Info]
Speaker: Irwin Podhajser, EVP Media & Network Partnerships, Freecast, Inc
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - Underwriting; the Good, the Bad and the Legal [More Info]
Speaker: Mark Levy, President, Revenue Development Resources
Speaker: Chris Kinsel, KCBI Business Relations Director, KCBI
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - Next Generation of Media Distribution - How to get our Movie or Show Out There [More Info]
Speaker: Michael Scott, CEO, Pure Flix Entertainment
3:15 pm - 4:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - [More Info]
3:15 pm - 4:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - Effective Writing: Share Your Faith with the World (tentative) [More Info]
Speaker: Laura Woodworth, Development Executive, Cooke Media Group
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDelta CD BallroomNRB Forum - Technology [More Info]
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmDelta CD BallroomNRB Forum - Technology [More Info]
8:00 pm - 10:00 pmDelta CD BallroomICVM Crown Awards Show [More Info]
 
Friday 03/11/2022
7:00 am - 8:30 amGovernors AB BallroomAffiliate Breakfast (tbd)
8:00 am-Affiliate Hospitality Lounges - Locations and Hours Vary - Click [More Info] for Locations [More Info]
8:00 am - 3:00 pmRyman C - Club 44Club 44 Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 3:00 pmRyman C Exhibit HallRegistration Open
8:00 am - 5:00 pmDelta A BallroomPress Center Open [More Info]
8:00 am - 5:00 pm-Press Conference Room [More Info]
8:15 am - 8:45 am-Morning Devotion [More Info]
9:00 am - 9:30 amDelta CD BallroomNRB Forum - Advice to Connect with and Reach Younger Demographics [More Info]
Speaker: Sadie Robertson Huff, Author, Speaker, and Founder of Live Original, Live Original
9:30 am - 10:30 amDelta CD BallroomNRB Forum - Content/Production [More Info]
10:00 am - 2:00 pmRyman C - Fresh BrewFresh Brew Open [More Info]
10:00 am - 3:00 pmRyman C Exhibit HallExhibit Hall Open
10:00 am - 4:00 pmRyman C Exhibit HallPodcast Row
10:15 am - 11:00 amRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - ATSC 3.0 /NextGen TV [More Info]
Madeleine Noland, President, ATSC
10:15 am - 11:00 amRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - How to Pitch Your Script [More Info]
Speaker: Catherine Clinch, TV Writer/Producer and Micro-Content Creator, Clinch Digital Media
10:30 am - 3:00 pmRyman C - Learning ArenaLearning Arena (Exhibitor Sessions) [More Info]
11:00 am - 3:00 pmDelta C Registration DeskMember Center and Information Desk [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - Movie Budgeting (tentative) [More Info]
11:15 am - 12:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - Metrics and Measurements for Ministry Impact (Focus on digital ministry) [More Info]
Speaker: Chad Williams, CEO, Five Q
12:15 pm - 1:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - The Structure of Your Movie or TV Increases Your Audience and Income [More Info]
Speaker: Dr. Theodore "Ted" Baehr, Chairman of Good News Communications, Inc and Publisher of MOVIEGUIDE(r), MOVIEGUIDE(r)
12:15 pm - 1:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - Cryptocurrencies-Non Fungible Tokens, Bitcoin and New Ways to Fund Ministries [More Info]
Speaker: Nils Smith, Chief Strategist Social Media & Innovation, Dunham+Company
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - [More Info]
Speaker: James Kelly, Founder, FaithTech
Speaker: Adam Graber
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - Music Licensing [More Info]
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmRyman C - Talks StageNRB Talks - [More Info]
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmRyman C - Workshop StageWorkshop - Converting Listeners to Donors [More Info]
Speaker: Paul Virts PhD, Senior Consultant, DickersonBakker Research
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm-Film Pitch-a-thon
6:00 pm - 9:00 pmDelta CD BallroomClosing Gala Dinner with Special Service Awards - Ticket Required [More Info]
*And Then There Were None, Sponsor, Closing Gala Dinner