New research and special presentations at RAIN Summit West

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Special presentations are important parts of RAIN Summit West, April 12 in Las Vegas.

RAIN Summits are famous for their thought-leadership discussion panels, and six of them will anchor RAIN Summit West in Las Vegas this Sunday. Panels give industry leaders and attendees a chance to settle into deep dives around streaming audio, advertising, and legal subjects. In addition, the day is highlighted with special presentations. (CLICK HERE for registration and info.)

Pecha Kuchas: These remarkable, fast-paced presentations are hallmarks of RAIN Summits. The Pecha Kucha is a standardized format in which 20 slides are advanced in 20-second intervals. the presenter has no time for loitering, and neither does the audience’s attention span! They are compressed, entertaining, deeply informative short presentations. RAIN Summit West features three brave Pecha Kucha presenters:

  • Amanda Brown (COO, AudioBoom)
  • Pat Higbie (CEO, XAPPmedia)
  • Matt Saraceni (Head of Content, Omny Personal Radio)

New knowledge from Edison Research: Edison President Larry Rosin will present new data from the recently released Infinite Dial 2015 study.

POV from WideOrbit: This 15-minute “Point of View” presentation (Why Programmatic Will Increase the Value of Audio) dives into programmatic advertising, with Brian Burdick (EVP, Digital and Programmatic, WideOrbit)

Internet Radio & Streaming Report: Brad Hill (VP & Managing Editor, RAIN) presents results of a recent survey of RAIN News readers on future trends and industry insights.

Kurt Hanson: RAIN News founding editor Kurt Hanson gives his renowned State of the Industry speech, a RAIN Summit tradition, and one of the most anticipated events of the day.

RAIN Summit West keynote: This year, Rdio CEO Anthony Bay delivers the keynote.

RAIN Summit West is the preeminent information and networking event for the streaming audio industry. It is co-located with the NAB Show, April 12 in Las Vegas. CLICK HERE for more information about panels and speakers, and to register.


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