Mark your calendars to spend “Third Thursdays with the MAB” each month throughout 2018. Webinars are free to MAB members. Questions? Contact Jacquelen Timm at 1-800-YOUR-MAB or [email protected]. November 15, 2018 | 2:30pm-3:30pm (*New Time) “License Renewal” with David Oxenford The eight year license term has gone by in what seems like the blink of an eye, but starting in June and extending over the next 3 years, radio stations will be filing their license renewal applications. TV follows just a year behind. With the public file online, broadcaster’s activities will no doubt be subject to scrutiny. What should you be doing to prepare for your license renewal filing? Join David Oxenford for a discussion of some of the issues you should be considering in connection with the upcoming license renewal cycle. Register here. January 17, 2019 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. “On the Spot” sales topic with Paul Weyland In this interactive session, Local Direct Specialist Paul Weyland talks to Account Executives, Production People and Promotions about how to come up with Genius Creative Ideas whether you’re a Creative Genius or not. Once your local client is convinced beyond a shadow of a doubt that your plan for their success is better than their plan, they’ll hold your hand and let you lead. Once Paul shares his Creative Strategy, he’ll open up the conversation to you. Submit any Product/Service Category you’d like, and Paul will come up with a long-term creative idea “On the Spot.” You’ll learn lots of great new things you can share with clients immediately. And because this is a Paul Weyland session…you’ll be thoroughly entertained while you’re learning. Register here. February 21, 2019 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. “Dealing with Consumer Anxiety about Fake News” with Esther Thorson (MSU) Description to come Register here. April 18, 2019 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. “Updating Website TOS Agreements” with Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP Description to come Register here. May 16, 2019 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. “You Are Doing It Wrong” programming with Kevin Robinson Description to come Register here. June 20, 2019 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. “TBD-Engineering Topic” with Jeff Welton, Nautel Description to come Register here. July 18, 2019 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. “Chief Operator Rules” with Larry Wilkins, Alabama Broadcasters Association Description to come Register here. September 19, 2019 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. “TBD-Management” with Laurie, Media Staffing Network Description to come Register here. October 17, 2019 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. “Scarce Talent: Recruiting and Hiring Better Salespeople” with Chris Lytle Description to come Register here. November 21, 2019 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. “TBD-Current Issues” with David Oxenford Description to come Register here.