Annual Convention

The 2021 MAB Convention is back on the books for January 10-11 at the IP Casino in Biloxi.

Please contact the IP Casino Resort and Spa Biloxi, MS to reserve your room and get the $69.99 rate. Call 888-946-2847Our code is S210140.

Conference Schedule


2:00pm – 4:00pm Board Meeting – Penthouse Suite
4:00pm – 5:00pm Board Photos
4:00pm – 6:00pm Registration available
5:00pm – 6:30pm Welcome Reception sponsored by Mississippi Power
6:30pm Bus leaves IP for Mary Mahoney’s
7:00pm – 9:00pm Board and Past Chair Dinner sponsored by Maggie Clark Media Services


7:30am – 8:30am – Registration

8:30am – 9:30am – Hot Breakfast, Annual Business Meeting and Memorial Service

9:45am – 10:30am – Session 1
(Sales Radio) Jim Sherwood – Generating More Visitors and Revenue with Your Radio Station Website
(Sales, News & Management) Kevin Benz – Content Marketing and Native Advertising: Balancing Bucks with Integrity
(Engineers- Ennes Workshop) Fred Baumgartner – NextGen Broadcasting
(Talent) Randy Lane – Talent Coaching and Branding Session

10:30am – Break 1
Visit our vendors during the Mimosa and Bloody Mary’s break!

11:00am – 11:45am – Session 2
(Sales) Speed Marriott – Generational Marketing
(News) Kevin Benz – Covering Polarized Issues
(Management) MAB Attorney, Anne Crump – What the FCC Is Focused on This Year
(Engineers – Ennes Workshop) QForce Drones
(Talent) Randy Lane – Talent Coaching and Branding Session

12:00pm – 1:45pm – Hall of Fame Luncheon sponsored by CSpire
Joe Turner – Making the Magic Happen

2:00pm – 2:45pm – Session 3
(Sales) Speed Marriott – Generational Marketing
(News) Gerard Braud – Protecting Your Revenue, Reputation & Brand Management
(Management) Kevin Benz – What Do We Do Now? A Conversation about the New Normal
(Engineers – Ennes Workshop) Charlie Wooten – Disaster Preparedness
(Talent) Randy Lane – Talent Coaching & Branding Session

2:45pm – Break 2
Visit our vendors during the Mexican Fiesta Break

3:15pm – 4:00pm – Session 3
(Sales) Mandi Stanley – Executive Presence for Sales Professionals
(News) Gerard Braud – Protecting Your Revenue, Reputation, and Brand
(Engineers – Ennes Workshop) OTA Receptions, Rooftop Antennas, Smart Combiner and Redoing the Station Viewers OTA
(Management) Randy Lane – Talent Coaching Guidelines

6:00pm – 80th Anniversary Celebration

Conference Registration

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