Annual Conference – Schedule


Tuesday, July 10
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM: F/ACM Board Meeting
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM: ACM Board Meeting
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Registration Opens
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM: Orioles Vs. Yankees

Wednesday, July 11
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM: Registration
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM: Birds of a Feather Meeting Space
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM: ACM Day on the Hill
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM: In-Depth Workshop: Getting Started Fundraising
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM: In-Depth Workshop 2: Topic TBA
11:30 AM – 7:30 PM: Exhibit Hall Open
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: First Time Conference Attendee Welcome
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Lunch Break- on your own
11:40 AM – 12:55 PM: Exhibitor Presentations
12:30 PM – 3:00 PM: In-Depth Workshop: Annual and Planned Giving
12:30 PM – 3:00 PM: In-Depth Workshop 2: Topic TBA
1:05 PM – 3:05 PM: Exhibitor Presentations
3:10 PM – 3:15 PM: Break
3:15 PM – 4:15PM: Region Meetings
4:15 PM – 4:45 PM: Break
4:15 PM – 4:45 PM: Exhibitor Presentation
4:45 PM – 6:00 PM: Opening and Keynote Address
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Opening Reception
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM: F/ACM Fundraising Event

Thursday, July 12
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM: Registration
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM: Exhibit Hall
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Breakfast
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Birds of a Feather Meeting Space Open
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Plenary Discussion: The Future of Local
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Break
10:40 AM – 11:10 AM: Exhibitor Presentation
11:00 AM – 11:45 PM: IEE Caucus Annual Meeting
11:20 AM – 11:50 AM: Exhibitor Presentation
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM: Break
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM: ACM Membership Meeting
1:30 PM – 1:45 PM: Break
1:45 PM – 3:15 PM: Concurrent Sessions:
Creating Powerful Partnerships
Navigating Media Rights
Small Station Solutions
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM: Break
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Exhibitor Announcements and Raffles
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Concurrent Sessions:
Successful Special Events
Legal Questions for Every Media Center
Closed Captioning
4:30 PM: Exhibitor Break Down
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Hometown Media Awards Celebration

Friday, July 13
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Birds of a Feather Meeting Space Open
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Registration
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Concurrent Sessions:
Getting Started with Major Gifts
Federal Policy Affecting Community Media
Branding and Mission
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM: Break
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM: Grants 101
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM: Concurrent Sessions:
State Policy Affecting Community Media
Film Festivals
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM: Break
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Awards Luncheon