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Radiodays Asia begins today

Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Radiodays Asia begins today.

It is still possible to register for the virtual online conferene and exhibition, which is just a fraction of the usual conference price.

Use this partner discount code for a further $10 off: ARTODAY21.

Registered participants also have catch-up access to all sessions for a few days after the conference finishes via the interactive conference platform.

Watch the live stream, join a video networking table, leave questions for the speakers and watch on Catch Up here, once registered. The event is best viewed via a computer using Google Chrome or Firefox browsers.

Conference times are in the Malaysian (Perth) timezone.

Radiodays Asia Virtual Day 1 - Wednesday 24th March


Welcome to Radiodays Asia 2021 - Ezra Zaid (Host and Journalist, Malaysia)
Audio Consumer Trends 2021 - Tom Webster (VP Strategy and Marketing, Edison Research, USA)


Radio Challenges 2021 - Abraham Thomas (CEO, Big FM/Reliance Network, India)
Asian-Pacific Radio Summit
Strategy for Commercial Talk Radio - Greg Byrnes (Group Content Director, Nine Network, Australia 


Singapore: Launching New Channels - Loretta Lopez (PD, Money FM, Singapore), Jing Yun (Senior PD, Hao FM, Singapore)
How Radio Rose to the Coronavirus Challenge - Ken Benson (Partner/Co-Founder, P1 Media Group, USA)


Christian O'Connell – How to Make it Small in Radio - Christian O'Connell (Gold 104.3, Melbourne, Australia) with Jack Post


Podcasting in India: A Growing Industry with Untapped Potential - Mae Mariyam Thomas (Journalist and Podcaster, “Made in India”, India)
Tech Overview: What´s New in Audio? - Jaime Chaux (Head of Digital, Commercial Radio Australia, Australia)

12.30-13.00 - Meet up - Join one of the break out groups to talk with other attendees.


Sound Advice for Powerful Radio - Valerie Geller (President, Geller Media, USA)
The Challenges of Disinformation during the PandemicMarianna Spring (Reporter, BBC News, UK), Shruti Menon (Fact checker, BBC News Online, UK)


Building the Future of Radio’s Business Model - Brian Gallagher (CSO, SCA, Australia), Pete Whitehead (CCO, ARN, Australia), Peter Charlton (CEO, NOVA, Australia)
Tuning into China - Tracy Ta (General Manager, Mindshare, China)
Focus: Japan – the Radio Landscape - Miki Simiyushi (Radio/TV Host, Interviewer, Narrator, Writer, Tokyo FM), Guy Perryman MBE (Inter FM, Japan), James Ross (HK, China)

15.10-16.00 - Meet up - Join one of the break out groups to talk with other attendees. 


Radiodays Asia Virtual Day 2 - Thursday 25th March


Introduction to Day 2 - Ezra Zaid (Host and Journalist, Malaysia)
Radio Measurement & Trends in the Age of Covid:

Malaysia - Lee Risk (Commercial Director, Media A-P, GfK, Malaysia)
Australia - Deb Hishon (Media Measurement Director ANZ, GfK, Australia)

How Radio can Beat the Top 40 Crisis and Connect with Gen Z - Francis Currie (International Consultant, UK), Gemma Fordham (Head of Content, Hit Network, Australia), Alex Agishev (Head of Content, Virgin Radio Dubai) and Lawan (Lina) Chumsay Na Ayudhya, (General Manager, Tero Radio Company Limited, Thailand)


Talking Covid – the Personal Experience
Radio Update Asia


How Covid has Affected Markets - Jane Ractliffe (Managing Director, SMI, Australia) 
Radio Sales – Winning the Battle of Relevance with AgenciesJamie Wood (Sales Director of Agency, ARN Brisbane, Australia)  


Five Things We MUST Do in 2021 to Succeed in Direct Sales - Pat Bryson (Radio Sales Consultant, USA)  
Underserved Audiences: Boom Radio - Phil Riley (Broadcaster, Broadcaster, Boom Radio, UK)


Meet up - Join one of the break out groups to talk with other attendees.


Understanding Podcasting: The Global Podscape - James Cridland (Editor, Podnews, Australia)
How Podcasting Makes Money - Bryan Barletta (Editor, Sounds Profitable, USA)


Podcasting in Asia - Ron Baetiong (Podcaster & Entrepreneur, Podcast Network Asia, Philippines), Anita Xu (B2B Content Marketer, Pod Fest China), Norman Chella (Chief of Business Development, Renegade Radio & Podlovers Asia, Malaysia)


Australia: Collaborating to Grow the Podcast Industry - Rachel Corbett (Head of Podcast and Digital Content, NOVA, Australia), Henrik Isaksson, (Regional Managing Director, Acast, Australia), Corey Layton (Head of Digital Audio, ARN/iHeart, Australia), Tanya Nolan (Head of Audio News, ABC, Australia)


Creative Podcasting: Fact and Fiction - Nikesh Murali (Podcaster, Indian Noir, India), Anna Priestland (Podcaster and Writer, Australia), Jon Manel (Podcast Commissioning Editor, BBC World Service, UK)
Stories with Brands - Remahtullah Sheikh (Producer, Pacific Content, Canada)

15.30-16.00 - Meet up - Join one of the break out groups to talk podcasting with other attendees.


Radiodays Asia Virtual Day 3 - Friday 26th March:  Workshops and Masterclasses


Masterclass 1: The Art of the Interview

Workshop: Triton Digital - Hear What’s Next: The Future of Podcasting

Workshop: Benztown - How to Create World-Class Radio Imaging in Seconds with Andreas Sannemann and Masa Patterson

Masterclass 2: How to Start a Podcast

Workshop: Fabrik - Unlock the Power of Your Community

Workshop: Xperi - What Does Your Station Look Like on Digital Platforms?

Masterclass 3: Radio Content Management and Leadership

Workshop: Triton Digital

Masterclass 4: Podcasting – Episodic Factual Storytelling

Workshop: Fabrik - Unlock the Power of Your Community

*Conference programme is subject to change. See all sessions in the full program here.




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