Radio Ink is proud to announce that Forecast 2019 will be co-chaired by Marci Ryvicker, managing director of equity research at Wolfe Research. She joins Caroline Beasley, CEO of Beasley Media Group, in co-chairing the annual industry summit.
Forecast is radio’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.
“It is a real privilege to have Marci Ryvicker, one of the most highly recognized industry analysts, co-chair Forecast 2019, along with Caroline Beasley,” said Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti in making the announcement. “Both women are dynamic and acknowledged leaders in their respective industry roles. Especially this year, with so much attention on the financial health and future of the industry, their particularly strong backgrounds in areas of finance will greatly enhance the 2019 Forecast agenda.”
Ryvicker said, “I am excited for Forecast 2019 and am honored to co-chair this event with Caroline Beasley, whom I have always admired. With the interest from equity investors heating up, it is crucial that we show Wall Street just how resilient the radio industry has been and will continue to be, and I look forward to sharing the knowledge from all of radio’s important constituents.”
As Managing Director and Senior Equity analyst of Wells Fargo Securities, Marci Ryvicker covers the media sector with specific focus on diversified entertainment, broadcast, outdoor, and cable/satellite. She began her career as a certified public accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC and earned her MBA degree from Harvard Business School. Marci holds a BS in economics with a concentration in accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is a certified public accountant and a CFA charterholder, as well as a member of the CFA Institute, the New York Society of Security Analysts, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Forecast brings together the best and brightest talent in broadcasting and advertising to forecast the coming year, and 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.
Seating at the event is limited. You can save $200 if you register now at the discount early bird price. Click here.
Radio Ink has secured a block of rooms at the Mansfield Hotel, directly across the street from the Harvard Club. Please click here to book your room today.
November 14, 2018