What’s the Key to a Job in Media? Find Out at GLBC!

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The Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & EXPO (GLBC)
is the Midwest’s premier educational and networking event for radio, television, media professionals and students alike.

What’s the key to succeeding in the broadcast and media industries???
Networking with professionals and learning the skills you’ll need to become competitive!


Have your students come spend the day at the GLBC.
After attending student sessions that will help enhance their knowledge of the industry, they’ll leave with new skills and ideas to improve performance and put them a step ahead of the competition. Students can register to attend GLBC for only $40*!

Invest in yourself and your future… attend the GLBC to be inspired!

Attention Educators: Please share this information with your broadcast and media students!

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS FOR BROADCAST AND MEDIA STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS:

arrowMAB Foundation Student Session

Connecting the Dots: How Social Media, Blogging and Podcasting Fit into a Station’s Digital Strategy
Wednesday, March 8
10:00 -11:00 a.m.
Presented by Seth Resler, Jacobs Media

Seth Resler
Seth Resler

Facebook?
Twitter?
Search engine optimization?
Google Analytics?

With so many new tools available to broadcasters, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. In this student focused session, Seth Resler, Digital Dot Connector for Jacobs Media Strategies, will show you how stations bring all of their different digital tools together in a single coherent strategy that impacts the bottom line.

arrowMAB Foundation Student Session

Picking the College that is Right for YOU!
Wednesday, March 8
11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
College Student Panel

Are you trying to decide if the broadcast industry is where your future lies? Are you a future television or radio star but are not sure which college program will best develop and grow your talent? Then you need to attend the MAB Foundation’s educational session, Picking the College that is right for YOU! During this session, young adults will discuss their college experiences thus far and the opportunities their school broadcasting programs can offer YOU!

  • Which college programs offer hands-on classes?
  • What types of internship programs and requirements are offered at the major Michigan broadcasting programs?
  • What scholarship opportunities does each school offer?
  • Which colleges have the best new-grad hire rates?
  • Which college has the best cafeteria food?

Come prepared with your questions and concerns and learn directly from young adults that were faced with the decision of which broadcasting program to choose, not too long ago.

arrow2017 Michigan Student Broadcast Awards Luncheon

Wednesday, March 8
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

SBAThe 2017 Michigan Student Broadcast Award Winners will be announced at the GLBC during the main luncheon. During the luncheon, students can network with professionals working in the radio and television industry while enjoying a three course meal. Winners will be announced and each student winner will get the chance to walk across the main stage as their name is read aloud to the entire audience. This is the moment everyone’s hard work has finally paid off!

2017 Michigan Student Broadcast Award Winners have been announced online here.  All winners are welcome to attend the awards luncheon for FREE, however registration is still required.

We encourage your family and friends to attend this special event as well!

arrow2017 GLBC Career Fair

Wednesday, March 8
2:00 -3:30 p.m.

Whether you are a junior in high school or a senior in college, networking with professionals is one of the best ways to learn more about the broadcast industry and jumpstart your career.

careerfairphoto_700The GLBC Career Fair is the perfect opportunity to start networking! Industry professionals from media companies, television and radio stations, and colleges and universities will all be there – ready to meet you and answer your questions.

Make sure to bring copies of your resume and samples of your work – there’s always a chance for feedback and suggestions! Dress to impress, and bring a positive attitude – you never know who you’ll meet, and who might remember you when a job opens up.

The best part? The Career Fair is FREE to attend (Registration is still required, just choose “Exhibits Only”). If you want to attend the entire conference, including educational sessions and the student awards lunch, it’s only $40 dollars for students with a student ID.

Don’t miss an opportunity to get your foot in the door!

arrowGLBC Student Registration Rates

Exhibits Only Registration: FREE
Includes admission to the Career Fair and Exhibit Hall (no lunch)

Student Awards Lunch Only: $35
Includes admission to the Career Fair, Exhibit Hall, Student Awards Luncheon and two MABF Educational Sessions

Student Full Conference: $40
Includes admission to the Career Fair, Exhibit Hall, Student Awards Luncheon, two MABF Educational Sessions and all professional educational sessions

Student Award Winner Lunch Only: FREE (a separate registration link will be sent to all student award winners)
Includes admission to the Career Fair, Exhibit Hall, Student Awards Luncheon and two MABF Educational Sessions

Student Award Winner Full Conference: $5 (a separate registration link will be sent to all student award winners)
Includes admission to the Career Fair, Exhibit Hall and Student Awards Luncheon, two MABF Educational Sessions and all professional educational sessions

Register to attend the GLBC HERE.

 

 

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