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BCCA Media Credit Seminar
Thursday, October 8
Offices of Lowenstein Sandler LLP
New York, NY

Newspaper Fly-In
Thursday, October 22, 2015
at Tribune Tower
Chicago, IL

Distance Learning Seminar/Webinar 
The Evolving World of Retransmission Fees
Thursday, October 22
, 2015

CFO Summit
February 25-26, 2016
W Ft. Lauderdale Hotel
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Media Finance Focus 2016
May 23-25, 2016
Denver, CO






Political Just Part Of Mix For Success In 2016

Although political and the Summer Olympics bode well for local TV, there are a number of factors that will affect advertising in 2016, particularly in markets that don't have tight races. TV stations need to be ready for challenges like changes in ad agency operations and problems with collections, as well as maximize digital opportunities.


By Mary Collins
September 25, 2015


The Presidential election and Summer Olympics are two good reasons to be optimistic about 2016 local TV ad revenues. In fact, Kantar Media’s Campaign Media Analysis Group (CMAG) is forecasting local stations will capture as much as 75% of the $4.4 billion that will be spent on political TV advertising. [full article]




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Committees and committee members are integral to MFM’s success because they ensure the association is focused on the interests of MFM & BCCA members.  Defined by subject area or media business type, committees provide members with a smaller setting in which to meet and discuss industry issues.  Current committees include:  Accounting Standards; BCCA; Cable, Interactive & Digital Media; Membership and Marketing; Newspaper; Radio; Tax Advisory; Television, Young Professionals and the Financial Manager Editorial committee.


Selected committee calls include guest speakers who share their expertise on a topic of the committee’s choosing.  Guest speakers often end up being panelists at the annual conference.  Subjects covered by experts on recent committee calls have included: viewing and distributor trends; how to manage collections, advertising, billing, etc., while avoiding billing confusion; independent contractor issues and employee reclassification; programmatic buying and the future of media; revenue recognition; and digital age strategies and solutions.


In addition, committees are one to the secrets of the success of MFM’s annual conference – Media Finance Focus.  Committee members suggest topics for the conference as well as selecting coordinators and/or moderators for the sessions.


For more information contact caitline.hahne@mediafinance.org or click here for a sign-up form.





MFM Localism Event
August 18, 2015
Atlanta, GA
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Media Finance Focus 2015

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As we get copies of presentations, we will post them on the Media Finance Focus website – www.mediafinancefocus.org. You will find links in the agenda next to the session title; they look like this [Presentations].

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