At NRB 2024, new Professional Connection Centers will help you find, connect, and start conversations with Christian media professionals with similar interests.
The Professional Connection Center, located just beyond Fresh Brew in the rear of the Ryman C exhibit hall, will host 45-minute meet-and-greets themed around specific topics and interest areas.
AI Uses in the Workplace
Wednesday, February 21, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the workplace, including the realm of media and broadcasting. If you are curious about AI’s applications in your work or looking to connect with experts in this field, this meet-and-greet is the place to be! Here, you can engage in informal discussions with professionals actively using AI and those eager to explore its potential in their organizations.
Wednesday, February 21, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
For program distributors and media buyers, the Distributors Connection Center offers a relaxed setting to connect with peers and explore potential partnerships. It’s a valuable opportunity to gain insights on distribution opportunities and make meaningful connections in the industry.
Wednesday, February 21, 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
Advocacy plays a crucial role in shaping the legislative, legal, and regulatory environment and maintaining access for Christian communicators. At the Advocacy Connection Center, meet individuals who are engaged in advocating for the industry’s interests and learn how to get involved.
Wednesday, February 21, 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Senior-level leaders within organizations will find the Executive Leadership Connection Center a valuable resource. Engage in informal discussions with fellow executives from various sectors, share challenges, and exchange insights. This is a hub for like-minded leaders to connect and share ideas.
Wednesday, February 21, 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
For professionals working or supporting international ministries, the International Ministry Connection Center is a hub for sharing experiences and building connections. Whether you work outside of the United States or collaborate with international ministries, this center provides a space to discuss successful strategies, seek assistance in various areas related to international ministry, and offer encouragement to fellow professionals.
Thursday, February 22, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
For content producers across platforms, including creatives, writers, producers, and directors, the Program Creators Connection Center provides an opportunity for informal discussions, idea sharing, and networking.
Women in Ministry and Media
Thursday, February 22, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Get to know fellow Christian women who are active in the media, ministry, and communications fields.
Distribution and Media Buying
Thursday, February 22, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
An inclusive center for everyone associated with distributing programming or buying media on all platforms.
Thursday, February 22, 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
The Technology Connection Center is a must-visit for those interested in the hardware and software aspects of content creation and distribution. Meet and engage with individuals from hardware and software companies, distributors, and those who share a passion for technology’s role in media.
Thursday February 22, 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
The Intercollegiate Connection Center welcomes students and faculty focusing on Christian media. It’s a chance for industry professionals to offer encouragement, suggest internships, and explore potential future employees within the academic realm.
Agencies & Marketing
Thursday, February 22, 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
The Agencies & Marketing Connection Center connects individuals and companies facilitating collaboration between creators and distribution platforms. Explore networking opportunities with like-minded Christian professionals in this field.
Friday, February 23, 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Professionals involved in fundraising for ministries or programming can utilize this informal networking opportunity to connect and share fundraising strategies.
Friday, February 23, 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Whether you’re seeking employment or looking to fill a position, the Job Connection Center provides a platform for informal networking to meet potential candidates or employers.
Digital Content Creators
Friday, February 23, 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
For content creators who specialize in designing content for social media platforms like YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and more, the Digital Content Creators Connection Center is the place to be. This informal networking hub offers a space where individuals can connect with fellow creators, share experiences, and exchange ideas.
NRB Executive Committee Meet and Greet
Friday, February 23, 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
Members of the NRB Executive Committee will be available for informal networking with NRB 2024 attendees. This special meet and greet offers a chance to connect with decisionmakers in Christian media.
Don’t miss out on the chance to make valuable connections and gain insights into the ever-evolving world of Christian media and broadcasting at this year’s NRB Convention, February 20-23 in Nashville, Tennessee. Learn more and register at www.nrbconvention.org.