Annual Conference

2019 KBA Annual Conference



October 13 - 15, 2019
Belterra Resort & Casino
Florence, Indiana

* All members must log in or create a user account in order to register for the 2019 Annual Conference *

Sunday, October 13, 2019

12:00p Broadcasters Cup Golf Scramble sponsored by KY811
6:00p Kickoff Reception

Monday, October 14, 2019

8:00a Board of Directors Meeting
10:00a Legal Panel Discussion
11:00a Lunch with Exhibitors
12:00p Keynote with former MLB Player, Steve Sax
  • Sales - Chris Lytle, "Getting More First Meetings: Getting Into See Hard-to-See Prospects"
  • Digital - Digital Lab 101 with Adam Armbruster
  • Legal - License Renewal Prep
  • Sales - David Rich, "How to Turn a Contact Into a Connection Into a Customer"
  • Digital - Digital Lab 102
  • Journalism - Ken Paulson, "Revolution, Rights & Rock 'n' Roll: The Hidden History of the First Amendment"

Ambassador’s Reception
7:00p Excellence In Broadcasting Awards
9:00p Awards “After Party” with special entertainment

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

7:15a Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00a Business Meeting
8:15a Fred Jacobs, Jacobs Media, "2019 Tech Survey"
9:30a NY Times bestselling author, Andy Andrews
  • Sales - Tom Ray, Jim Doyle & Associates, "Branding is OUT, Results are IN!"
  • Radio - Fred Jacobs, Jacobs Media, "Radio A-to-Z"
  • Content - Sportscasters Panel Discussion with Tom Leach & others TBA
12:30p Closing Session & Luncheon : "Survive With Great Content"
  • Spots - Paul Weyland
  • Digital - TBA
  • On-Air - TBA


Our goal is to light a new fire in our membership around new emerging technology and how it impacts our work. With this in mind, how we can apply this technology to the strong foundation we have built in order to inspire the next generation of broadcasters. I hope you'll consider joining us this year, and partnering with us to sponsor our 2019 Conference.


There are a variety of new, highly visible sponsorship opportunities available at the 2019 KBA Annual Conference. Spaces are very limited, so don't delay in securing your partnership. 



Thanks to you, we're able to host the 2019 KBA Annual Conference. As the Title Sponsor of the event, your brand will be showcased prominently throughout the entire event!

Additionally, you will receive:

  • Full page ad in the 2019 Awards Program
  • Naming Rights for the main stage
  • On-screen recognition
  • (1) 8' x 16' exhibitor space in the KBA Exhibitor Lounge
  • Opportunity to provide attendees with advertisement or swag items in main stage room
  • Prominent inclusion in all event signage
  • Prominent logo on website

EVENT ELEMENTS - $1,500/$3,000

As the sponsor of one of the 2019 KBA Annual Conference event elements, attendees will enjoy an elevated experience thanks to your generosity. Your brand will be showcased in conjunction with the element of your choosing.

$3,000 Sponsorship Options

  • Kickoff Reception & Exhibitors Lounge
  • Excellence In Broadcasting Awards
  • Awards "After Party"

$1,500 Sponsorship Options

  • Ambassador's Reception
  • Charging Stations 
  • Attendee Breaks (4 total)
  • Monday Lunch
  • Tuesday Breakfast
  • Tuesday Lunch


The KBA Exhibitor Lounge is a space for attendees to network, explore and enjoy refreshments throughout the conference. This space is available to guests throughout the duration of the conference and puts you front & center with 350 of Kentucky's best broadcasters. As an exhibitor at the conference, you will receive an 8' x 8' space with a 6' table to host attendees and share your capabilities with our audience. 

Each Exhibitor will receive:

  • 8' x 8' space to showcase your organization
  • 1/4 page ad in the Awards program

Set-up: Please plan on setting up any materials or branding on Sunday, October 13th between 1pm and 5pm. The Exhibitor Lounge will open to attendees for the Kickoff Reception at 6pm on Sunday.

*Space decorations and/or branding is the responsibility of the exhibitor.


As a contributor to the 2019 KBA Annual Conference, you will be recognized on signage throughout the event and in the Awards Evening printed program.