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RAIN Summit Europe Focuses on Radio”s Future

RAIN Summit Europe Focuses on Radio”s Future

Sep 24, 2014 12:39 PM

LONDON�Internet radio executives from across Europe will meet in London for the third annual RAIN Summit Europe on November 4.

The conference will take place at the 1 Wimpole Street venue in association with the Internet Advertising Bureau UK. The one-day event will feature panels and presentations, as well as networking opportunities for attendees, all centered on the future of radio in the digital world.

�A recent study found that listening to Internet radio represented 11.6 percent of all listening to any audio platform among Americans.� said RAIN Enterprises CEO Jennifer Lane. �Making the most of this rapidly growing platform will be the topic of the day.�

RAIN Summit Europe will feature experts in streaming audio, including Will Page, director of economics, Spotify; Guy Phillipson, CEO, IAB UK; and Kurt Hanson, publisher, RAIN News. Others on the list include: � Simon Gooch, SBS Radio Sweden/Radio Play, Sweden� Christian Schalt, KISS FM/Radio Service Berlin, Germany� Paula Cordeiro, Radio Scientist, Portugal� Robert Proctor, CEO, AudioBoom� Tony Moorey, Absolute Radio, UK� Michael Hill, Radioplayer, UK

�Digital audio is gaining real momentum across Europe and this event will really open up the eyes of marketers and agencies to new opportunities,” said said Kurt Edwards, international commercial director at talkSPORT and co-chair of the IAB Audio Council.

RAIN Summit conferences are presented several times each year in North America and feature top speakers and panelists from around the world.