March 4-5, 2015
Omni Park West
Dallas, TX

The Sports Radio Conference

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The Sports Radio Conference is the radio industry's exclusive Sports and Sports Talk summit. With an agenda focused on growing audience and revenue at Sports-formatted stations, attendees get the chance to hear from a wide range of experts on topics that include programming, promotions, sales, marketing, and digital platforms as well as local, collegiate, and professional sports teams and events. If your station covers any sports or sports talk, the Sports Radio Conference should be part of your game strategy.

See the exciting lineup being planned for the 2015 Sports Radio Conference by clicking on the "Agenda" tab above. And check out some of the highlights from the 2014 Sports Radio Conference below.

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What Are Sports Radio Advertisers Looking For?


Seeking180Advertisers love sports. Some of the biggest advertisers out there rely on sports for awareness and that all-important brand loyalty. How can you make sure your Sports radio station gets its piece of the pie?

At the Sports Radio Conference, set for March 4-5 in Dallas, two top Sports radio advertisers will take part in a frank discussion about what they’re looking for from radio and its digital platforms. They demand a lot from the Sports stations they choose to partner with — but if you hit a home run for them, the rewards can be amazing.

It’s a conversation you’ll want to hear — only at the Sports Radio Conference. Read more.

Texas Motor Speedway President/GM Eddie Gossage Keynotes Conference

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Eddie Gossage, president and GM of Texas Motor Speedway and one of America's greatest racing promoters, will give the closing keynote at Radio Ink's Sports Radio Conference, coming up March 4-5 in Dallas. The famously innovative Gossage is  perhaps the most successful speedway executive in motor sports today. It's a booming business, and he's played a huge part in making that happen.

Under Gossage's leadership, Texas Motor Speedway annually hosts the largest single-day sporting events in the Lone Star State -- and the speedway has hosted the largest single-day crowd in Texas sports history. Read more.

Inspire Success At Your Sports Station



Morris_ChadBlastSizeChad Morris, head football coach at Southern Methodist University, is set to keynote Radio Ink’s Sports Radio Conference, coming up March 4-5 in Dallas. Morris has made a meteoric rise from Texas high school football coach to his current post at SMU, and he’ll talk about the core values that have helped bring him such remarkable success.

As a head coach, Morris is also a manager, and he’s long since proven his ability to turn a program around —  and he’s got a philosophy on finding and hiring talent that’s sure to be of key interest to the managers in attendance at the Sports Radio Conference. 

How To Become A Sports Radio Sales Expert

FootballMoney Sports radio is different. It can be a lot more complex to sell than other formats in a CPP/CPM world -- but it can also be much more rewarding. There's a reason Sports is one of the fastest-growing and most successful formats in radio.

At the Sports Radio Conference, coming up March 4-5 in Dallas, Jay Meyers moderates a panel of Sports radio pros who'll explain exactly how their successful stations are generating maximum local revenue from play-by-play -- and much more. Cover all the bases, including where to score extra revenue with fan loyalty programs, and other innovative options, in both winning and not-so-winning seasons. The panel is called "Five Things You Need to Know to Sell Sports Radio," but we're betting you'll learn more a lot than that. Read more.


Spot & Grow Top Sports Radio Talent

 Sports Talk radio today is just about as competitive as the sports it covers. So what do you need to do to develop a winning lineup? Where can you go to seek tomorrow's top talent? What are the keys to building a strong bench and a super farm team?

At Radio Ink's
Sports Radio Conference, coming up March 4-5 in Dallas, you'll hear from a panel of "Killer Coaches," moderated by leading Sports radio consultant Scott Masteller. These top programming and talent trainers will talk about the sometimes-unexpected ways they've spotted and developed Sports radio superstars. They know how to find the talent that will make yours a top-seeded brand, and you need to hear from them. Read more.
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