2012 Conference Program for 2013 planning
Midwest Regional High School and College Radio Conference
Sponsored by Radio Department, Columbia College Chicago
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IBS Columbia College Chicago, IL, Conference Seminar Schedule
Most time slots have three to six concurrent sessions
(bring lots of people)
Keynote Speaker/30 Seminar Sessions/ Events
National Speakers and Chicago Area Radio Professionals are panelists!
This exciting Columbia College Chicago - IBS Conference is being held at a working
College Radio Station and Webcasting/ Streaming facility!
This year's conference will feature panels such as:
Making Your Morning Show Matter
Featuring Julian Nieh, Co-Host of the J & Julian Morning Show on Chicago top 40 station WBBM-FM
Breaking Into Sports Radio
Featuring ESPN Chicago Sports Anchor/Reporter Ray Flores
Keeping Your Audience Engaged and Connected
Featuring Scott "Special K" Corchin, Evening Host on Chicago top 40 station WKSC-FM
Programming and Hosting a Show From Scratch
Featuring Steve Edwards, Afternoon Host/ Director of Content Development on Chicago Public Radio Station WBEZ-FM
Producing Radio that Captures Your Audience's Attention
Featuring John "Swany" Swanson, Morning Show Producer on Chicago adult contemporary station WTMX-FM
FCC FM Licenses (renewal)(New LPFM license for your station)(Go FM Now!)
Featuring Allen Myers, 37 years with the FCC, now your IBS VP, for FREE FCC assistance for ALL IBS Members!
Covering and Producing Newsworthy Stories
Featuring Rob Hart, Morning Show Host on Chicago news station WIQI-FM
In addition to panels featuring local and national industry professionals, the conference will offer hands-on workshops in, Voice-Over Techniques, Digital Production and Audio Drama. Also, several panels will discuss topics such as: Starting a High School or College Radio Station, Social Networking for Radio Stations, Streaming for Your Radio Station,
IBS Student Radio Network by Backbone (http://studentradionetwork.org/),
and FCC/LPFM License Renewals.
To register: IBS Member Website: www.collegeradio.tv ($45 per person including lunch)
IBS Conference Hotel (See below)
For those of you where travel requires an overnight stay the IBS Chicago Conference is across the street from Travelodge Hotel Downtown
65 East Harrison, Chicago, IL 60605
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The Conference Hotel is: Travelodge Hotel - Downtown - Chicago, IL
The Travelodge is across the street from Columbia College Chicago
Our SPECIAL room rate is $112.00 plus 16.4% tax per night.
The a standard room with either a king size bed or 2 full beds.
For IBS Group Reservations:
Contact Darren Andrews Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Chicago Time at:
or ALL of the above at once.
You may also make reservations at the main number: 1-312-427-8000
Ask for Group: CGIB12 - IBS - Intercollegiate Broadcasting
Hotel Address is:
Travelodge Hotel, Downtown-Chicago
65 East Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60605
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