The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB), a division of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC), will host the 47th Annual Fall Broadcast & Media Management Conference and 23rd Annual Power of Urban Radio Forum Wednesday, October 4 through Friday, October 6, 2023 at the Washington Marriott Georgetown Hotel.

The NABOB & Power of Urban Radio Conference is the only media conference 100 percent dedicated to the growth of Black owned media!

Conference programming features knowledge-based sessions and workshops for broadcast radio, broadcast television, digital publishing, and media sales professionals.

The three-day event brings together Black broadcast media owners, senior advertising and marketing executives, local sales management, leading on-air talent, policy leadership, entrepreneurs, cultural creatives, corporate executives, and more!

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Black owned radio, the conference theme, ‘Undeniable 75: 75 Years of Black Owned Radio’s Resilience, Impact, and Influence’ will recognize key contributors, contributions, and key moments in the evolution of Black owned radio. Festivities will also include an ode to Black radio DJ’s during the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop “Salute The Dj” kickoff reception!

The NABOB & Power of Urban Radio Awards and The Power of Urban Radio Forum are signature conference experiences that recognize exemplary achievement in advertising and marketing to the Black consumer market by utilizing Black owned media.

At The Power of Urban Radio Forum, hear from chief executive officers and leadership from Radio One, iHeart Media, Perry Broadcasting, Beasley Broadcasting and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB). Senior media and marketing executives from dentsu, Publicis Media, GroupM, AARP, American Urban Radio Networks (AURN), and Hearts & Science will also be on-site to discuss the status of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) commitments made to Black owned media! The Power of Urban Radio Forum will conclude with the Undeniable 75 Legends reception!

Tarshena Armstong, Director of Diversity Marketing & Development at General Motors will deliver the keynote address at the 2023 NABOB & Power of Urban Radio Awards.

General Motors will also receive the esteemed Marc Pritchard Corporate Impact Award.

NABOB will honor Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Jr., President of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) with the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Doug Rozen, CEO at dentsu Media Americas will be honored with the 2023 National Service Award.

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY to connect with fellow media owners, agencies, advertising professionals, and entrepreneurs!

Take advantage of the $250 Early Bird General Admission Pricing Today! General Admission pricing increases to $300 on September 1, 2023.

NABOB & USBC Members receive specialty pricing at $200!

To view our growing speaker lineup, click HERE! For an event overview, click HERE!

BOOK YOUR STAY TODAY! The discounted NABOB room block rate of $309 is not available after September 6, 2023!


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