Radio Ink is proud to announce that Forecast 2019 will be co-chaired by Caroline Beasley, CEO of Beasley Media Group. A partner co chair will be announced shortly.
Forecast is the radio industry’s most respected and influential annual financial conference, bringing broadcast executives, investors, and advertisers together to discuss the trends, influences, and policies that will shape radio in the coming year.
“I am extremely pleased to have the opportunity to work with Caroline Beasley on Forecast 2019,” says Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti. “Caroline’s background in the financial side of the business will provide an excellent perspective, especially this year, in creating a timely and provocative agenda. She provides a rich resource we are fortunate to be able to tap. And considering this year one in which much could change over the coming months, Caroline’s astuteness in this area will allow us to maintain a nimble approach in making sure any late breaking important developments that could impact our attendees and how they manage their assets and resources next year will be well covered.”
“It is an honor to be co-chairing this year’s event,” said Beasley Media Group Chief Executive Officer Caroline Beasley. “From big data to big numbers, we’ll talk about important trends and opportunities that will have a direct impact on the radio industry in 2019 and beyond.”
Caroline Beasley was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. on January 1, 2017, previously serving as interim Chief Executive Officer from March 18, 2016 until December 31st, 2016 and as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary beginning in 1994. She has served as a Director of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. since she joined the Company in 1983.
She currently serves as the Joint Board Chair of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Board of Directors and is a past Chairman of the NAB Radio Board. In addition, Ms. Beasley is a member of the BMI Board of Directors and the Broadcasters Foundation of America Board of Directors.
In 2017, she was honored by Radio Ink magazine as “Radio Executive of the Year”. Ms. Beasley was named one of the “40 Most Powerful People in Radio” in 2011, 2012, 2016 and 2017. In addition, she has been recognized in the magazine’s “Most Influential Women in Radio” listing on an annual basis since 2003.
Forecast brings together the best and brightest talent in broadcasting and advertising to forecast the coming year, to discuss the trends and momentums that will affect ratings and revenue. From Washington to Wall Street, automobiles to mobile devices, Forecast focuses on what’s ahead in the broadcast community’s future and how to prepare for its opportunities and challenges.
This is the industry’s only forum that allows radio owners, CFOs, group executives, managers, and Wall Street analysts to gather for an open exchange on conditions and expectations for the coming year.
The conference concludes with the networking event of the year, the annual “Top 40” cocktail reception, honoring Radio Ink’s 40 Most Powerful People in Radio.
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