Power of Urban
Radio Forum spotlights trillion-dollar black consumer market
16, 2014) Thursday, October 2, 2014 the 14th Power of Urban Radio Forum
will be presented in Washington, D.C. at the Westin City Center by
Kizart Media Partners, Inc. in partnership with the National Association
of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB).
The 2014 forum will focus on the strategic importance of the $1 trillion
African American consumer market. Managing Partner and Founder of Common
Ground, Sherman Wright (pictured), will deliver the keynote address. Commonground
has emerged as one of the leaders in multicultural marketing strategy
with clients such as Coca Cola, Miller Beer and Verizon.
Edna Kane Williams, Vice President of African American Marketing for
AARP, and Jim Colon, Vice President of African American Strategy at
Toyota USA, will receive National Marketer Awards. Media Agency
Activation leaders of OMD, Media Vest USA, Agency of Others, Lintas
Campbell Ewald, and Optimedia will discuss and give insight into how
they invest their client's budgets.
Global marketing leaders from Tracfone, L'Oreal, Toyota USA, AARP, and
American Family Insurance will discuss the strategic importance of the
$1 trillion African American market. Erica Farber, President and CEO of
the Radio Advertising Bureau will provide an overview of the radio
industry. She will also lead a panel discussion with executives from
Emmis, Service Broadcasting, Radio One, Perry Broadcasting and Clear
Channel Media and Entertainment. Federal Communications Commission
Chairman Tom Wheeler will deliver a special address.
Co-chairmen for the forum are Alan Leinwand, Vice President & Market
Manager for Radio One, Jim Watkins, General Manager for WHUR and Steve
Swenson, Senior Vice President & Market Manager for CBS Radio.
"We bring together national leading advertisers, media agencies and
broadcast executives for an event that has been called best in class,"
states urban sales and media expert Sherman K. Kizart, founder and
managing director of Kizart Media Partners, Inc.
Register now for the 14th Power Of Urban Radio Forum by calling
202-463-8970, or on-line at www.nabob.org.
Contact Sherman Kizart at 312-421-4803, ShermanKizart@att.net.
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