RAIN Summit Orlando videos

RAIN Summits are popular, world-class Internet radio conferences, the preeminent resource for learning and networking in the field of online audio. RAIN Summit Orlando took place in September, 2013. This page links to conference session videos.

RAIN Summit West will take place on April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Session 1: Alternative Revenue Strategies – This panel explores platforms and strategies that drive incremental revenue for streaming audio companies, including performance based and direct response campaigns, ad exchanges, daily deals, and more. Moderator: Paul Heine (Inside Radio) Panelists: Dan Weiner (Pandora), Ted Gurley (Univision), Matt Cutair (Dial Global) , Daniel Anstandig (LDR Interactive) [WATCH VIDEO]

Session 2: Pecha Kucha – Aha by Harman “Connected Vehicle Conundrum” Presenter: Toby Trevarthen [WATCH VIDEO]

Session 3: Ad Insertion Panel – There has been a lot of discussion as to whether broadcasters should use ad insertion as part of their streaming and online strategy. This panel considers both sides, taking into consideration measurement implications, revenue opportunities, programming issues and available resources. Moderator: Kurt Hanson (RAIN: Radio and Internet Newsletter, AccuRadio) Panelists: Steve Goldstein (Saga Communications), Mike Agovino (Triton Digital), Natalie Swed Stone (OMD), Alexis Van de Wyer (Adswizz), Tom Bender (Greater Media) [WATCH VIDEO]

Session 4 – KEYNOTE: David Field, CEO Entercom [WATCH VIDEO]

Session 5: Building a Top Digital Sales Team – Learn from top digital sales executives how to staff and train your digital sales department. What to look for when hiring, best practices for digital sales training, how to arm them with the best sales tools and optimize inventory. Moderator: Michael Theodore (Interactive Advertising Bureau) Panelists: Kurt Gentry (Radiate Media), Sarah Van Mosel (WNYC), Martin Kristiseter (Marketron), Mort Greenberg (Proxi Digital) , Al Pervin (Intertech Media) [WATCH VIDEO]

Session 6: The Internet Radio Marketplace – This presentation by GroupM Next addresses the future of streaming radio, looking at consumer behavior and implications for brands from the advertising agency perspective. It includes recommendations on ways that streaming content providers can optimize the opportunity for advertisers. Presenter: Steve Sherfy, Jesse Wolfersberger [WATCH VIDEO]

Session 7: The Race to the Dashboard – Presented by Triton Digital, this discussion ranges from best ways for integration to happen (in dash, versus receiver) to identifying aggregators, to discussing best options for both listeners and streaming services during the interim stages. Moderator: Brad Hill (RAIN: Radio and Internet Newsletter) Panelists: Geoff Snyder (Pandora), Scott Burnell (Ford Motor Company), Ted Cardenas (Pioneer Electronics), Kevin Straley (TuneIn) , Steve Cotter (Slacker) [WATCH VIDEO]

Session 8: State of the Industry Keynote  – AccuRadio/RAIN founder Kurt Hanson delivers his annual address about the state of Internet radio. [WATCH VIDEO]

Session 9: Streaming Music Trends – Presented by Securenet Systems, this panel features a discussion of online listener habits and behavior, including genres that are popular, music recommendation technology, best strategies for sharing, listening patterns, and more, by a roundup of key execs at top streaming services. Moderator: Jim Lucchese (The Echo Nest) Panelists: Brian Lakamp (Clear Channel Media + Entertainment), Chris Boyce (CBC Music), Eric Davich (Songza), Philippe Generali (RCS – Media Monitors)

Session 10: Internet Radio Awards: Kurt Hanson bestows the RAIN Internet Radio Awards in several categories. [WATCH VIDEO]

Brad Hill