NRB 2021 Convention: Speakers Announced, Schedule Available

NRB | August 20, 2020 | NRB News

NRB has begun rolling out the list of speakers who have confirmed their participation at the NRB 2021 Christian Media Convention taking place June 21-24, 2021, in Grapevine, Texas.

Speakers for NRB 2021 so far include, among others, Tony Evans, President of The Urban Alternative; Mark Jobe, President of Moody Bible Institute; David French, Senior Editor of The Dispatch; Phil Cooke, Producer-CEO of Cooke Media Group; Rita El-Mounayer, CEO of SAT-7; Bob Pritchett, CEO of Faithlife; Kelly Shackelford, President/CEO/Chief Counsel of First Liberty Institute; and Kristen Waggoner, General Counsel of Alliance Defending Freedom.

“We are excited about NRB 2021 and are proud to have all the outstanding speakers who are planning to join us for this Convention,” said NRB CEO Troy Miller. “We have a great program already in place, and more is being added. I know we’re all looking forward to 2021.”

Aside from the main sessions, various sessions led by dozens of speakers await Convention participants. Session types include:

  • NRB Forums, where the “best of the best” in communications, technology, content, production, and policy will discuss latest developments and trends, and how they are or will be impacting the work of Christian communicators;
  • NRB Talks, where speakers from various industry areas – Church Media, Digital Media, Film, International, Radio, and TV – will present valuable insights for those in media and ministry;
  • and “how to” Workshops that will provide information, insights, and new ideas that attendees will be able to immediately implement in order to advance their endeavors.

Other notable events on the NRB 2021 Schedule include the Great Commission Forum & Reception, the Industry Networking Reception, the Learning Arena, Affiliate Events, Morning Devotions, a Pitch-a-thon, a TV Showcase, and so much more!

In addition, hundreds of organizations, products, and services will be on the floor of the award-winning Exposition, including Aberdeen Broadcast Services, Amazing Facts, American Family Association, CrossMedia/Lightcast, Faith Radio, Grace and Truth Radio, Ministry in the Marketplace, RCS, Response Unlimited, SCMS Inc., Shively Labs, SuperChannel WACX-TV, WATC, Westar Media Group, and many more.

As the only annual event where thousands of Christian communicators gather, and hundreds of the world’s leading Christian ministries and media organizations are represented, the NRB Convention provides opportunities like no other!

In short, the Convention is a one-stop venue for strategic networking, learning, and showcasing.

So, make plans to attend NRB 2021 in Texas, June 21-24, 2021.

Registration will open on September 1, 2020, and the first 50 NRB members who register for a full registration will get a $20 per night discount on their room at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center – site of the NRB 2021 Convention.

For hotel information, sponsorship opportunities, exhibit booth reservation, space and event reservation, and more, visit

Please do not make your hotel reservation through any outside organization or service. Unauthorized outside agencies may attempt to contact registered and potential attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors, claiming to offer assistance with hotel room reservations. Some may even claim to be on staff at NRB. Be advised that such outside agencies do not represent NRB or the Gaylord Texan in any manner.

Only make your lodging reservations (at NRB’s discounted rates) through the direct links provided here.

To reserve a hospitality lounge, a lodging suite, or an affiliate event, contact Beth Wakefield at

Also, for opportunities to sponsor and/or exhibit, contact Carlton Capps at

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