West Michigan to host Michigan Broadcasters’ annual convention on March 10 and 11




1,000 People Connected to Michigan’s Broadcasting Industry To Attend the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference and Expo at the Devos Place in Grand Rapids

The Midwest’s premier broadcasting conference is moving locations for the first time in 19 years and West Michigan will be the beneficiary. More than 1,000 people connected to the broadcasting industry are expected to attend The Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) annual Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & Expo (GLBC) on March 10 & 11 at Devos Place in Grand Rapids.

“We are thrilled to bring this exciting event to West Michigan,” said MAB President & CEO Karole White. “We think broadcasters will enjoy the many enhancements we’ve made to GLBC, including interactive exhibits as well as a roster of nationally known speakers.”

GLBC 2008 entitled Michigan Broadcasting: A Sure Bet has numerous program highlights including:

• The Future of Michigan’s Economy: A Dialog with Michigan Industry Sector Giants (March 11, 8:30 a.m.). The general public is invited to attend this important event, and can acquire a free exhibits only pass to participate

• The Broadcast Excellence Awards Presentation, which recognizes outstanding news and programming and public service performances by Michigan radio and television stations (separate registration required)

• The MAB Foundation Career Fair, which will allow students interested in the industry to meet and obtain advice from broadcasters

• The MAB Foundation’s Michigan High School & College Broadcast Awards;

A complete program listing for GLBC and registration information can be found on the MAB web site at www.michmab.com.







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