Work In a Fun Environment, Data Dicing, & Talent Tells All: Sessions Revealed for CRS 2017!

  Staff   Oct 14, 2016   News   0 Comment

Early Bird and Digital Liners Registrations ENDS This Thursday, Oct. 13; Register TODAY at!

The Country Radio Seminar 2017 agenda is coming together and is packed full of educational presentations, countless networking opportunities, performances, informative panels, and more.  With the three-day event approaching, Country Radio Seminar officials are starting to release agenda details, starting with the announcement of three panels: Victory in the Hallways: Creating a Positive Work Culture; Embracing the Data to Predict Hits; and Coaching the Coaches: Top Talent Tell How to Motivate them Best. All three panels support the organization’s mission to educate and motivate.

Victory in the Hallways: Creating a Positive Work Culture, scheduled for Feb. 23, 2017 from 2:30 p.m.-3:20 p.m., will spotlight market managers and leaders outside of radio. Together, they will offer tips and examples on how to create positive and impactful moments that lend a positive team spirit and good company culture. Confirmed panelists are Scott Bernard (Rite-Aid), Debbie Kenyon (CBS), and Sean Shannon (Cumulus).

Embracing the Data to Predict Hits, scheduled for Friday, Feb. 24 at 9:30 a.m.-10:20 a.m., will review platforms like Shazam, Sirius XM, and Spotify along with the information they provide, and how to determine if these songs are making an impact on an artist or their record.  Confirmed panelists are Steve Blatter (Sirius XM), Jeff Green (Stone Door Media Lab), John Zarling (BMLG), and more to be announced.

Coaching the Coaches: Top Talent Tell How to Motivate them Best, scheduled for Feb. 24 at 2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m., will feature talent discussing what motivates them best; real stories, from real talent, with real results. Confirmed panelists are Kirk Herbstreit (ESPN/ABC) and Robin Meade (HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade), with more to be added.

Talent lineups and more agenda specifics will be released leading up to the event. 

The CRS early bird registration rate ($529) deadline is set for this Thursday, Oct. 13.  If you wish to save $70, please register at prior to the deadline.  Oct 13 also marks the deadline to register for digital liners.  Interested parties must submit digital liner scripts to Ashley Silver at by end of day Thursday, Oct. 13.

Country Radio Seminar will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22 through Friday, Feb. 24 at the luxurious Omni Nashville, in the heart of downtown Nashville.  Register to attend CRS 2017 today by visiting or by calling the CRS offices at 615-327-4487. 

About Country Radio Seminar: Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in the Country music industry, with specific emphasis on issues relevant to Country radio. CRS 2017 will be held Feb. 22-24, 2017. Visit at for more information. Like CRS on Facebook and follow CRS on Twitter. (Hashtag #CRS2017).

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