SMPTE NEXTGEN TV Summit

NextGenTVJanuary 16 | 9 a.m.  –   5:30 p.m.

WETA-TV Headquarters 

The SMPTE Washington DC Section in conjunction with SBE and AES present the NEXT GEN TV Summit – an all-day conference covering  ATSC 3.0 television, along with simultaneously emerging 5G broadcast technologies, and their impact on the media industry. With the launch of these new distribution systems, broadcast televsion and wireless services are now both IP delivery platforms for media content with highly differentiated yet complementary capabilities. How should media companies leverage these new technologies to create new consumer experiences and business opportunities?

BIA’s Rick Ducey and Mark Fratrik will be speaking at this event as well as John McCoskey from our affiliate company SpectraRep.

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Info Session: Innovations in Local Radio: Zoned Radio Coverage Areas

September 26 | 12:45 p.m.  –   1:45 p.m.

Hilton Anatole DeSoto A and B

Rick Ducey, Managing Director of BIA Advisory Services will be speaking on a session about how local radio stations are now the last major local ad platform that cannot offer programming to geotargeted zones. However, there is a new solution based on cellular network technology that allows radio stations to create broadcast geotarget zones for ads, news, weather, traffic, and other types of programming. For example, a Dallas radio station could have a “Dallas” zone and a “Fort Worth” zone instead of delivering the same ad or programming to the whole market.

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Market Realities in New York - Cross-Platform Competition

NAB Show New York – NYSBA Digital Leadership Academy 
Jacob Javits Center, NYC
October 16, 2019
11:00 am – 12 pm

In this session on cross-platform competition, Rick Ducey, Managing Director of BIA Advisory Services, will host a panel discussion examining competitive strategies that local radio and TV stations can implement to tap into the total ad spending share of wallet. More about the session here.

DOJ Workshop: Competition in Television and Digital Advertising

The Department of Justice’s public workshop on May 2-3, 2019 will explore industry dynamics in media advertising and the implications for antitrust enforcement and policy, including merger enforcement.

Rick Ducey, managing director of BIA Advisory Services, is a featured speaker and will discuss competitive dynamics of media advertising, in light of the rise of digital advertising, and offer BIA’s forecast for ad spending nationwide and in the D.C. market.

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The NAB Show 2019, April 7-11

Rick Ducey, managing director of BIA, participated in the panel session, Entrepreneurship in Digital Media: Developing and Scaling New Opportunities for Broadcasters. Inside Radio reports on panel discussion here.