Radio Advertising Bureau and Capital District Radio Association in Participation with the Albany Ad Club Highlight Radio’s Local Impact to the Capital District

New York, NY, November 18, 2014 -- Albany area radio stations gathered together to host local advertising agency, marketing and client executives last Thursday, November 13 for Radio: It’s On! In the Capital District - a thought leadership, content infused networking seminar in partnership with the Radio Advertising Bureau, Capital District Radio Association and the Albany Ad Club.

Featured speakers included Grey Persons, Director, Borrell and Associates; Bill Rose, SVP, Nielsen Audio and Kim Vasey, Managing Partner/Director of Radio, GroupM.
The lively discussion concluded with the Capital District’s top on-air talent including: Brian Cody (WFLY), Danie B. (WAJZ), Kelly Lynch (WGY), Walt Adams (101.3 The Jockey), Rodger Wyland (Fox Sports), Dr. John Cooper (PYX), Sean & Richie (WGNA), moderated by Warren Garling, voice coach and past president of the Albany Ad Club.

“This was a great opportunity for local business owners, advertising agencies, and marketers to hear from local on-air talent and leading marketing research and agency executives,” noted Erica Farber, president and CEO of the Radio Advertising Bureau, “together we shared radio’s positive story in Albany.”

“Reaching out and connecting with existing clients and prospects is critical for every radio market,” said Kristen Delaney, president, Capital District Radio Association, and regional market manager, iHeartMedia. “This custom tailored event delivered just that and gave us a great opportunity to showcase the power of local radio within our region to new customers.”

About RAB
The Radio Advertising Bureau serves more than 6,000 member Radio stations in the U.S. and over 1,000 member networks, representative firms, broadcast vendors, and international organizations. RAB leads and participates in educational, research, sales, and advocacy programs that promote and advance Radio as a primary advertising medium. Learn more at www.rab.com.

About the Capital District Radio Association
Capital District Radio Association promotes and encourages of the use of radio as an advertising medium in the Albany and surrounding areas.  In addition, it is the purpose of the Capital District Radio Association to be involved with community programs and to promote better community awareness.  Encouraging and providing educational programs for member stations to enhance the professionalism in all departments of radio operations.

About Albany Ad Club
The Capital Region's leading ad professionals came together in 1961 to found the Albany Ad Club Association of Professional Communicators. Ever since then, professionals in advertising, PR and marketing have built their networks and their careers through The Ad Club. Today, The Ad Club is a member of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the nation's oldest national advertising trade group—and the only one representing all facets of the industry