CRS announces virtual 2021 conference

Newly launched Streaming Summit kicks off expanded four day agenda

The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. has announced Country Radio Seminar (CRS) 2021: The Virtual Experience. The revised annual event will take place Tuesday, February 16th, through Friday, February 19th, adding an extra day of content and a newly launched Streaming Summit.

The in-person Country Radio Seminar agenda has been judiciously modified and expanded to an online-only experience. CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience will feature a curated, jam-packed schedule that includes Country Radio Seminar’s most anticipated events, including educational panels, virtual networking, and workshops designed to provide instant, actionable takeaways. CRS 2021 will continue to be the ultimate Country music showcase, with every registration including access to the New Faces of Country Music Show, Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley, and daily label lunchtime performances.

“While we can’t be together at the Omni, we can still celebrate CRS together online. I look forward to seeing you all there…for CRS 2021!” says Kurt Johnson, CRB/CRS Board of Directors President.

Country Radio Seminar is already releasing details surrounding the CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience program. Country music superstar, Luke Bryan, has been confirmed for the annual “CRS Artist Interview,” sponsored by BMI. Bryan will sit down for a rare and exclusive Q&A session discussing his continuous success at Country radio, and the expansion of his recording, touring, and entrepreneurial ventures. Also announced, a new-for-2021 Streaming Summit, held on Tuesday, February 16th. The streaming summit will feature industry professionals and platform experts providing insights on trends, strategies, and best practices to optimize digital assets and streaming platforms.

“Now, everybody can come to CRS,” comments CRB Executive Director RJ Curtis. “Our expanded, four-day ‘CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience’ will be an uncompromising event, providing attendees with more than 14 educational sessions, four morning networking events, three lunchtime performances, four interactive workshops, all-day networking, Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley, and, for the first time in CRS history, a New Faces of Country Music® ticket with every registration.”

Early Bird Registration for CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience will open on October 28th at 1 pm ET at $149 per person and will be offered through November 4th. The registration rate will increase to $199 on November 5th. All registrations include access to the 2021 New Faces of Country Music Show.

A CRS360 Webinar Session will be held at noon ET Wednesday, October 28th, offering additional details, answering questions, and revealing more content featured at CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience. Only a limited number of slots are available for CRS360 and are based on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1969 to bring radio broadcasters worldwide together with the country music Industry to ensure vitality and promote growth in the country radio format.

Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention that gathers key business leaders in various radio and music industry fields, featuring presentations on best business practices, emerging technology, personal career development, and new music showcases.

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