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REVENUE RECOGNITION

 

 

When: Tuesday, September 23

Time: 3:30pm - 4:45pm Eastern

 

CPE: up to 1.5 [Field of Study: AC; Level: Overview; No course prerequisites or advance preparation required; Delivery: Internet Based]

Cost: $74 members; $94 non-members ($59 MFM Corporate Member*)

 

Speakers:  Dan Drobac, PwC; Suzanne Tuxill, Salem Communications, and Dwight Delapenha, Deladad Advisory

 

Overview: Revenue recognition continues to be challenging for a number of accountants, especially in the digital media segment. This webinar will examine best practices in accounting for bundled arrangements with multiple elements, the impact of changes to the revenue recognition standards and offer insights into practical applications from industry professionals.

 

Following this session you will be able  to:

  • Determine appropriate accounting treatment for arrangements which include multiple deliverables
  • Utilize appropriate accounting methodology when dealing with non-traditional media revenue
  • Understand the impact of changes to the revenue recognition standards

 

Deadline to Register: Friday, September 19, 2014; add $20 late fee to registration after 9/19/2014. No refunds after Friday, September 19, 2014

 

Materials and dialing instructions to be sent on Monday, September 22, 2014

 

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[Printable Registration]

 

RADIO MUSIC LICENSE FEES - LESSONS LEARNED

 

When: October - TBA

Time: TBA
CPE: up to 1.5 [Field of Study: SKA; Level: Overview; No course prerequisites or advance preparation required; Delivery: Internet Based]

Cost: $74 members; $94 non-members ($59 MFM Corporate Member*)

 

Speakers:  TBA

 

Materials and dialing instructions to be sent on TBA

 

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[Printable Registration] ...coming soon

 

LINEAR TO NON-LINEAR ADVERTISING

 

When: Tuesday, November 18

Time: 3:30pm - 4:45pm Eastern
CPE: up to 1.5 [Field of Study: SKA; Level: Overview; No course prerequisites or advance preparation required; Delivery: Internet Based]

Cost: $74 members; $94 non-members ($59 MFM Corporate Member*)

 

Speaker:  Eivind Sandstrand, arvato Systems
 

Overview: Solving the Conundrum of Unified Cross-Media Traditional TV-to-OTT Advertising

While IP-based VOD and OTT models for broadcasting are racing towards new heights for both audiences and profitability, most linear broadcasters are still struggling with the most important aspects monetization: How can we sell, deliver, track, and bill for advertising campaigns that include both Linear and Non-linear distribution?  The industry still hasn’t created standards for a “unified currency”, so who has the solutions to make cross media ad sales effective and not so complicated that it drains the profit potential?  During this session, we discuss the media industry’s challenge of unifying cross media monetization, and provide ideas for of how all types of broadcasters can find the right approach to a solution.

 

Deadline to Register: Friday, November 14, 2014; add $20 late fee to registration after Friday, November 14, 2014. No refunds after Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

 

Materials and dialing instructions to be sent on Monday, November 17, 2014

 

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[Printable Registration]

 

CYBER SECURITY

 

When: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time: 3:30pm - 4:45pm Eastern
CPE: up to 1.5 [Field of Study: SKA; Level: Overview; No course prerequisites or advance preparation required; Delivery: Internet Based]

Cost: $74 members; $94 non-members ($59 MFM Corporate Member*)

 

Speakers: Melissa Ventrone, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelmann & Dicker LLP; and Sean Letz, ACE Group 

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[Printable Registration]


Deadline to Register: Tuesday, January 20 add $20 late fee to registration after that date. No refunds after Tuesday, January, 13, 2015.

 

Materials and dialing instructions to be sent on Wednesday, January21, 2015


 

For questions on registering or participating in a Distance Learning Telephone Seminar please contact Debi Borden at debi.borden@mediafinance.org. For further explanation or clarification regarding administrative policies such as cancellations and grievances, please call the MFM office at 847/716-7000.

                

IMPORTANT RULES & POLICIES

  • Those that need CPE, please notify Debi Borden at debi.borden@mediafinance.org to receive your CPE certificate or return your CPE Evaluation Form provided in the instruction email. 1 CPE credit = 50 minutes.*
  • You must tell the operator that you are the participant in order to receive CPE credit. You must participate for the full call time.
  • Dialing Instructions will be sent the day before the call.

 

How the Audio Distance Learning Works...

 

Step 1: On the date and time of the Distance Learning, you'll call a special number. You will receive this number in an email from the MFM Office (Debi Borden) the day prior to the call.

Step 2: An operator will answer your call and ask you to provide your unique PIN, your name and company, which were included in the email from the MFM Office the day prior to the call.

Step 3: The operator will connect you to the call. Sit back and listen to the speakers – your line is muted. Q&A will be offered during or at the end of the call. The operator will give instructions on how to ask your questions.

 

The registration fee paid pays for only 1 phone line/web login. If you share the dialing information with others, you will be responsible for paying for any additional lines used by your company or individuals associated with your company.

 

*MFM Corporate members (as of July 1, 2014):  BET, BH Media Group, Bonten Media Group,  Cox Communications/Media/Enterprises/Digital Solutions, Dispatch Broadcasting, LIN Media,  Turner Broadcasting System/Time Warner, Schurz Communications, Saga Communications, Media General, Greater Media, Allbritton Communications, Lincoln Financial Media, Hearst Corporation and Hearst Television. (All other members/companies are considered individual memberships.)

 

 

Media Financial Management Association (MFM) formerly Broadcast Cable Financial Management Association (BCFM) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

 

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