IBA2022 in Normal-October 24-25

Third time is a charm! IBA2022 is scheduled for October 24-25, 2022 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Normal, Illinois. Let’s hope that after postponing for the last two years, IBA2022 will be pandemic and mask free.

Monday, October 24th
5:30 pm President’s Reception: Meet and greet fellow broadcasters as the evening celebration includes presentation of the IBA Vincent T. Wasilewski “Broadcaster of the Year” and honors both the Chicago and Downstate IBA W. Russell Withers, Jr., “Broadcast Pioneers” and the debut of the “IBA Vanguard Award” presentation.
6:30 pm Chairman’s Dinner: Join IBA Chairman Melody Spann-Cooper and members of the IBA Board of Directors for dinner and presentation of the above mentioned awards.

Tuesday, October 25th
7:30 am Legal, Legislative and Regulatory Breakfast: Owners and Managers start their day early with this important session that discusses the state of the industry both at the federal and state levels. Panels include Don Craven-IBA Attorney, Scott Flick-Pillsbury Law, John Bradley-IBA Lobbyist and more. Executive buffet breakfast will be served.

9:00 am “Seven Triggers to Yes” with Dawnna St. Louis. This General Session is a must see!
10:15 am Morning Sessions from TVB’s Brad Seiter, RAB’s Jeff Schmidt, and David Rich’s “How to Click with Everyone, Every Time”
10:15 am News Track with Boyd Huppert and Chad Nelson
10:15 am IBA-U Student Session with Dawnna St. Louis followed by Student Silver Dome Awards presentation

IBA Hall of Fame Luncheon: IBA will welcome a new “Hall of Famer” and say goodbye to IBA Chairman Melody Spann-Cooper while welcoming the new IBA Chairman Paul Rennie and board members. Luncheon will showcase the Student Silver Dome Winners with a video presentation.

1:30 pm Afternoon Automotive Panel with industry leaders in auto dealers, marketing, and media sales
1:30 pm News Track continues
2:30 pm Afternoon sessions with TVB, RAB, and an all new panel “Diversity in Media”
2:30 pm News Track continues
3:30 pm Second Street Promotions with Liz Crider. Promotional Ideas for sellers and promotions team to take back and use immediately!
3:30 pm News Track continues with final session

6:00 pm Silver Dome Awards Reception: The evening celebrates all finalists for the Silver Dome Awards as well as the Illinois Army National Guard.
7:00 pm Silver Dome Award Gala: Award presentation will follow dinner.

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