IBA2023 Registration

Annual meeting of IBA members for a day and a half of celebration, education, and inspiration as we recognize local broadcast as the key in rediscovering broadcasters’ super power! Kick off opening night with the President’s Reception at 5:30pm followed by the Chairman’s Dinner and Awards Gala at 6:30pm where we’ll honor Melody Spann Cooper as IBA’s 2023 “Broadcaster of the Year”, Frank Whittaker and Max Armstrong as IBA’s 2023 “Broadcast Pioneers,” and our 2023 “Vanguard Award” honorees followed by a day of catching up on legislative, regulatory, and legal issues impacting broadcasting’s future, seeing  attending presentations from broadcast industry super heroes Bart Feder and Larry Rosin, finding inspiration and learning great ideas from informative panels, learning valuable insight on AI (is it broadcaster’s friend or foe?) and witnessing the 2023 IBA Hall of Fame induction of veteran actor, native Illinoisan, and Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre co-founder, Jeff Perry. Last, but not least, end Tuesday celebrating the best of the best of Illinois’ broadcasters at our new and improved Silver Dome Awards Reception and Awards Presentation! 



Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 201 Broadway Avenue, Normal, IL, 61761


$25.00 to $125.00

Owners/General Managers – $125.00

GM’s pay $125.00 for our “Everything Package” which includes Monday night’s President’s Reception and Chairman’s Dinner & Awards Gala, Tuesday morning’s  “Owners/GMs Legal, Legislative & Regulatory Breakfast” plus all Tuesday sessions and events in addition to Tuesday night’s Silver Dome Awards Reception and Awards Presentation. 

All Other Station Personnel May Purchase A’la carte:

  • Monday night’s President’s Reception, Chairman’s Dinner & Awards Gala – $75.00 
  • Tuesday morning’s Legal, Legislative, & Regulatory Update Breakfast – $25.00 
  • Tuesday’s “Day Pass”Includes all 9a-4:45pm sessions plus Hall of Fame Luncheon) – $35.00
  • Tuesday night’s Silver Dome Awards Reception & Awards Presentation (includes admission to Tuesday afternoon’s 3:45-4:45pm Special Session on AI- “..Friend or Foe“) – $75.00

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