Views from the 2008 NAB Radio Show

September 19, 2008


Photos from the 2008 NAB Radio Show, including some shots from the ART Awards reception (see page 3).

Welcome to the 2008 NAB Radio Show.

Welcome to the 2008 NAB Radio Show.

NAB Radio Show
Gary Cavell (center) discusses the revenue potential and logistic hurdles to consider when leasing space on an AM tower.

Gary Cavell (center) discusses the revenue potential and logistic hurdles to consider when leasing space on an AM tower.

Kidd Kraddick originated his show from the convention center lobby on Wednesday and Thursday.

Kidd Kraddick originated his show from the convention center lobby on Wednesday and Thursday.

In his opening comments, David Rehr, president and CEO of the NAB, detailed the status and progress of several NAB projects. He also called on broadcasters to promote a positive attitude about radio and not reinforce the negative feelings that abound.

In his opening comments, David Rehr, president and CEO of the NAB, detailed the status and progress of several NAB projects. He also called on broadcasters to promote a positive attitude about radio and not reinforce the negative feelings that abound.

David Pogue, columnist for the <i>New York Times</i>, provided the keynote speech. He discussed emerging technology and its effects to and opportunities for radio.

David Pogue, columnist for the New York Times, provided the keynote speech. He discussed emerging technology and its effects to and opportunities for radio.



The exhibit floor a few hours before it opened. All dressed up and ready to go.

The exhibit floor a few hours before it opened. All dressed up and ready to go.

The exhibit floor on Thursday afternoon. Exhibitors report that attendance seemed very light this year.

The exhibit floor on Thursday afternoon. Exhibitors report that attendance seemed very light this year.

Serving food from in the exhibit hall brings more people onto the show floor.

Serving food from in the exhibit hall brings more people onto the show floor.

On Thursday morning, Bruce Withers talked with FCC Chairman Kevin Martin about the several issues before the FCC.

On Thursday morning, Bruce Withers talked with FCC Chairman Kevin Martin about the several issues before the FCC.

The Group Heads Super Session brought the executives from six groups together to discuss the current state of radio business.

The Group Heads Super Session brought the executives from six groups together to discuss the current state of radio business.



ART Awards

The first Advancement in Radio Technology Awards were presented at the 2008 NAB Radio Show.

Advancement in Radio Technology Awards reception
Advancement in Radio Technology Awards reception
Advancement in Radio Technology Awards reception
Advancement in Radio Technology Awards reception
Advancement in Radio Technology Awards reception
Advancement in Radio Technology Awards reception
Advancement in Radio Technology Awards reception
Advancement in Radio Technology Awards reception

Radio magazine Editor Chriss Scherer hosted the reception and awards presentation ceremony. The reception was sponsored by Orban.

Advancement in Radio Technology Awards reception

The crowd anticipates the announcement of the winner in the next category.

Three of the Advancement in Radio Technology Award winners

Some ART Awards winners: (left to right) Burk Technology, Enco Systems, Orban.


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