Feb
6
to Feb 7

Bob Kingsley's Acoustic Alley

Sponsored by Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40 and First Tennessee Bank
First drink sponsored by ASCAP

Corey Crowder, Chris DeStefano, Bob DiPiero, Nicolle Galyon, JT Harding, Lee Thomas Miller, Wendell Mobley, Heather Morgan, Jon Nite, Jimmy Robbins, Matt Rogers, Cole Taylor, and are set to perform.

Location:  Omni, Level 2, Legends A-C

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Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

Rebel Engine Happy Hour

Grab a drink before you head to Acoustic Alley at the Rebel Engine Happy Hour. Join the Rebel Engine team and Stephanie Quayle for beer, wine, spirits and the Stephanie Quayle signature "Selfish Whiskey Sour" cocktail.*Cash bar open 11am-2am

Great opportunity to enter for a chance to win the Regions Cruiser Bicycle!  And Shazam for a chance to win a "Selfish Weekend Getaway!"

Location:  Omni Lobby

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Feb
6
5:00 PM17:00

Party Like An Outlaw at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum

Let your hair down, knock back a drink or two, and witness a sneak peak of the upcoming major exhibition Outlaws and Armadillos, which examines the 1970s cultures of corporate-leaning Nashville and fiercely independent Austin. Special performance by Ashley McBryde, Tennessee and Texas-Themed Bites, Brews, and Booze, plus private Museum gallery access make this a night you won’t want to miss.

Location:  Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, Event Hall

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Feb
6
4:30 PM16:30

On-Air Talent Mentoring Happy Hour

Further your growth in the industry with advice from radio's top air talent in a variety of formats. In 5-7 minute increments you'll have the opportunity to interact with as many mentors as you'd like. In addition to air talent, this session is perfect for managers and programmers to ask questions regarding successful promotions, where to get talent from and digital tips. 

  • Braden Gall / WPRT (Sportsradio)
  • Big D + Bubba (syndicated)
  • Danny Dwyer / KUPL
  • Joe Breezy / WNFN (CHR)
  • Skip Mahaffey / K-Love (contemporary christian)
  • Sue Wilson / WQMX
  • Country with Carsen
  • Fitz / Sun Broadcast Group

Location:  Rebel Engine Lobby Bar

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Feb
6
3:30 PM15:30

Keynote Speaker: Radio Today with Cumulus Media CEO, Mary Berner

Sponsored by Parenting Today's Teens

Mary Berner is President and CEO of Cumulus Media, the second largest radio company in the US.
This new broadcast industry leader joins us with her unique insight and winning view for Radio in 2018.
A “must attend” for this year

*Lucchese Boot Giveaway after panel - be sure to drop your card in the boot!

Location:  Omni, Level 2, Legends D-G

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Feb
6
2:30 PM14:30

Small Market 101: Raising Your Bottom Line, One Strategy at a Time

Learn about the strategies and tools that help markets of ANY size create successful promotions and campaigns straight from small market sales & programming teams.  From start to finish, this panel will set you on the road to radio success, no matter what your market size.

 Benefits:

  • Learn to be successful both in strategy and execution
  • Maximize revenue with minimal investment and budget
  • See real life examples of how small staffs have pulled off major events and campaigns
  • Tangible tools to get you started

Panelists:

  • Josh Roberts / PD/MD/OM for WIBL - Bloomington, IN
  • Kate Burcham / GSM for WIBL - Bloomington, IN
  • Fletch Brown / OM/PD for WXFL - Florence, AL
  • Halley Phillips / Digital Mktg Director  for WXFL - Florence, AL

Location:  Omni, Level 2, Legends A-C

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Feb
6
2:30 PM14:30

Facebook: Still Our Strongest Ally

Despite conversations about Facebook decreasing organic reach, teenagers not using the platform, and people migrating to other social networks, Facebook still proves to be one of the most powerful marketing tools for the Country Music format. Join us as we discuss how to best engage audiences, how brands and artists can partner together to create great content, and how we can utilize the platform to generate more revenue.

  • Bryan Moore - Social Media Strategist
  • Jeremy Holley - FlyteVu
  • Ashley Alexander -  Girlilla Marketing
  • Fitz - Sun Broadcast Group

Location:  Omni, Level 2, Legends D-G

 

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Feb
6
2:00 PM14:00

Social Media Headshots

Sponsored by the Texas A&M Digital Media Research and Development Lab

Stop by and get an updated headshot for your LinkedIn, Facebook, and/or Instagram profile!

*One retouched image will be delivered to the email address you submitted through your survey in approximately 2-3 weeks.

Location:  Omni, Level 2, Legends Hallway

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Feb
6
11:30 AM11:30

Team UMG at the Ryman

Kassi Ashton, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Jordan Davis, Travis Denning, Vince Gill, Little Big Town, Brandon Lay, Maddie and Tae, Brothers Osborne, Kip Moore, Jon Pardi, Darius Rucker, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban and more. 

Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and the show will start at Noon. Seminar registrants will receive a boxed lunch prior to the event. CRS attendees will have the option to either walk or use shuttles, provided by UMG Nashville, going from the Omni Hotel to the Ryman Auditorium between 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location:  Ryman Auditorium

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Feb
6
to Feb 7

Rebel Engine Lobby Bar

Come hang at the Rebel Engine Lobby Bar between sessions and events.  Enjoy beer, wine, spirits and the Stephanie Quayle signature "Selfish Whiskey Sour" cocktail!

*Cash bar open 11am-2am

And stop by to enter for a chance to win the Regions Cruiser Bicycle!  And Shazam for a chance to win a "Selfish Weekeng Getaway!"

Location:  Omni Lobby

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Feb
6
10:00 AM10:00

Hocatt USA

What is a HOCATT™ you ask?  The HOCATT™ is the most complete and trusted ozone steam sauna in the world!

The HOCATT™ Ozone Sauna provides wellness, beauty, anti-aging and performance enhancement without ever having to step foot out of the unit. With each 25 to 30-minute session, clients receive scientifically proven modalities that provide advanced detox and oxygenation, beauty and anti-aging benefits, athletic improvement, and an overall improvement of wellness and vitality. It’s exactly what you have been looking for – wellness simplified. 

Only have a few minutes? Check out the HU=GO, which Tony Robbins uses every morning for his daily dose of energy.  And to complete your wellness experience,  build your core with the All Core 360 - a machine that will make you feel like you've held an hour long plank in only 10 minutes!

Email Megan Zarling at megan@hocattusa.com to schedule your appointment, or stop by Mockingbird #2 to experience these revolutionary machines yourself. 

Wellness made simple. Energy that lasts.

Location: Omni, Level 3, Mockingbird 2

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Feb
6
9:30 AM09:30

CRS Research Presentation: Country Radio is at Home with Smart Speakers

The presentation will look at the new devices from the perspective of the Country listener in order to understand how they are already using Smart Speakers and how they use the technology to connect with their favorite radio stations. Edison Research will present ideas on how to use Smart Speakers to strengthen the already strong relationship between the listener and Country Radio. 

Doug Landis is the SVP of SAles Productivity at Box, the largest enterpirse cloud storage company. He's held positions at Salesforce and Oracle and is in charge of making the sales organization more efficient.

10:30-11 am follow up research presentation
Presented by Edison Research

*Lucchese Boot Giveaway after panel - be sure to drop your card in the boot!

Location:  Omni, Level 2, Legends D-G

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Feb
6
9:30 AM09:30

MV2 Entertainment

MV2 Artist Meet & Greet featuring Terry McBride, David Fanning, Nora Collins, & Eric Dodd - 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Terry McBride's "Boots Off" Shoe Shine Stand - 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Location:  Omni, Level 2, Grandview Terrace

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Feb
6
9:00 AM09:00

Social Media Headshots

Sponsored by the Texas A&M Digital Media Research and Development Lab

Stop by and get an updated headshot for your LinkedIn, Facebook, and/or Instagram profile!

*One retouched image will be delivered to the email address you submitted through your survey in approximately 2-3 weeks.

Location:  Omni, Level 2, Legends Hallway

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Feb
6
8:30 AM08:30

Miles Adcox: Intentional Living, How to Get Control of Your Life Back

Miles Adcox is a nationally recognized leader in the fields of emotional wellness, mental health, and entertainment.  His credentials and accomplishments are too numerous to list.

Miles will be addressing the concept of "Intentional Living" which is not only a transformative approach to many psychological issues, it guides us to the core of living a "Centered Life" and teaches us to connect and thrive in today's 100mph multi-tasking environment.

Location:  Omni, Level 2, Legends D-G

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Feb
6
8:00 AM08:00

The Row

1. Riser House Entertainment


2. Westwood One
Come to the Westwood One Lounge area, at the top of the escalator to the right, to mingle with our sales team and to learn how Westwood One/NASH’s Country programming can benefit your station. Stop by, say hello, and drop off your business card for a chance to win an Echo Dot, being given away on Tuesday 2/6 and Wednesday 2/7 at 11 am and 2 pm

But, wait, there’s more! Join us on Wednesday, 2/7, from 4-5 pm and meet our NASH talent – Ty Bentli, Kelly Ford, and Chuck Wicks from Ty, Kelly & ChuckShawn Parr and Elaina D. Smith from NASH Nights Live; and Country Radio Hall of Famer Blair Garnerand Off Eric from The Blair Garner Show. We’re also giving away two more Echo Dots during our meet-and-greet.

At Westwood One, Everyone’s Listening!

3. Jamtraxx Media


4. Yellowtec


5. vCreative
Tuesday:  Stop by the vCreative Lounge from 9a-5p for a cup of coffee or soft drink and see how we’re Rockin’ Radio Forward with Creative Workflow Solutions for Production, Promotions and Digital.
2pm- 6pm:  vCreative Lounge Happy Hour
  We got Game! Literally! Join us for drinks and some friendly competition.  Corn Hole - Cards – Beer Pong - Flip Cup and More!  Let's Play!

Wednesday:  Stop by the vCreative Lounge from 9a-5p for a cup of coffee or soft drink and see how we’re Rockin’ Radio Forward with Creative Workflow Solutions for Production, Promotions and Digital.
2pm- 5pm: vCreative Lounge Happy Hour
  We got Game! Literally! Join us for drinks and some friendly competition.  Corn Hole - Cards – Beer Pong - Flip Cup and More! Let's Play!

Location:  Omni, Level 2, 5th Ave. Pre-Function

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