August 15-16, 2013

2013 Joint Summer Meeting

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NCCTA will host the Joint Summer Meeting for 2013 on August 15-16 at the Inn on Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC.

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Please check back for more announcements of speakers and additional information.

Sponsorships are still available through NCCTA. Current JSM sponsors are:

         NC Army National Guard         BMI

    Inspiration Networks         Jewelry Television

                       Outdoor Channel

Meeting Schedule
(in formation)

Thursday, August 15  
11 a.m.

Golf Outing - Reems Creek Golf Club

$60 includes greens fee, cart & lunch. Transportation is provided and leaves from the Inn at 9:30 a.m.


Tour Biltmore House

$50 for a self-guided tour available throughout your stay
(special JSM rate)

6 p.m.  Welcome Reception -  Lioncrest Veranda
7 p.m.

Awards Dinner & Entertainment

Presentation of NCCTA Partners Award
NCCTA & SCCTA Scholarships
NCCTA & SCCTA Legislator of the Year Award
Entertainment by
Kellin Watson, Courtesy of BMI

 Friday, August 16  
8 a.m. Seated Breakfast


A Conversation With...
The Honorable Howard Coble
, U.S. House of Representatives
Led by Wade Hargrove, Brooks Pierce

8:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker Bernie Goldberg, HBO, Real Sport
Television news reporter, Emmy award winner, & best selling author

9:30 -
11:15 a.m.

 Business Sessions  -  Perception & Perspectives  -  Vanderbilt

  • Changing Channels: The Future of Cable in a Wireless World
    Google. Apple. Sony. Microsoft. Verizon. The biggest and best technology companies in the world are all vying for a bigger piece of the in-home extertainment pie. The fast-rising Millenial generation is disconnecting from traditional TV and cable at record levels. Is it all static for the future of cable? Or, are there opportunities on the horizon? John Martin will share the latet insights based on key trends and current perceptions.
    John Martin, President, Southeaster Institute of Research, Inc., Boomer Project

  • TV Everywhere - What it is, where it's going, & how we get there.Join the discussion as we delve into TV Everywhere from three different perspectives: the cable industry, technology, and the program provider.
    Angie Britt,
    VP of Advanced Products, CTAM
    Mark Mihalevich, VP Marketing, Suddenlink
    James Rollins, Dir. Digital Video Distribution, Disney & ESPN Media Networks


11:15 a.m.

NCCTA Annual Meeting  -  Commodore

SCCTA Annual Meeting -  Hunt


Keynote Speaker

Bernie GoldbergBernard Goldberg, television news reporter and author of Bias, a New York Times number one bestseller, is seen as one of the most original writers and thinkers in broadcast journalism. He has covered stories all over the world for CBSNews and has won 12 Emmy awards for excellence in journalism. Bernie has reported extensively, both at CBS and HBO, on the transformation of the American culture. He now reports for the widely acclaimed broadcast Real Sports.

Entertainment - Courtesy of BMI

Kellin Watson is an internationally touring singer-songwriter, whose award winning sound blends elements of bK WATSON lues, pop, folk, and soul. Hailing from Asheville, NC, Kellin draws on her Appalachian roots to bring both powKELLIN WATSON BWer and rawness to her music. Kellin has performed with or opened for a wide range of notable artists, among them, Amos Lee, Little Feat, Susan Tedeschi, The Duhks, and Sara Evans.

Kellin has performed nationally and internationally playing some of the most respected venues, festivals, events and colleges in the US and Canada including Music City Roots @ The Loveless Cafe in Nashville, TN, Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles, the Alltel Pavilion in Raleigh, NC, and Bele Chere Music Festival in Asheville, NC.     Listen to Kellin here


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