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BORRELL DIGITAL BENCHMARKING REPORT

 

 

When: Tuesday, September 16

Time: 2:00pm - 2:50pm Eastern

 

CPE: 1 [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 Members*)

 

Speaker: Gordon Borrell, Borrell Associates

 

Deadline to Register: Friday, September 12, 2014; add $20 late fee to registration after 9/12/2014. No refunds after Friday, September 12, 2014

 

Materials and dialing instructions to be sent on Monday, September 15, 2014

 

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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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RADIO MUSIC LICENSE FEES - LESSONS LEARNED

 

When: Thursday, October 16

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

 

Speakers:  TBA

 

Deadline to Register: Monday, October 13, 2014; add $20 late fee to registration after October 13, 2014. No refunds after Friday, October 10, 2014.

 

Materials and dialing instructions to be sent on Wednesday, October 15, 2014

 

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[Printable Registration]

 

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

 

Speaker:  Eivind Sandstrand, arvato Systems
 

Overview: As your media business grows and becomes more complex across different platforms, how can you utilize existing and new technology to better integrate, manage, and report on your data and support your business processes?  This session will discuss and show examples of how your sales, production, rights, campaign and financial data can be effectively unified. Learn how your processes can be supported across all platforms and systems - existing and new. Technology can integrate all of your organization’s processes to make them more effective in their critical roles in order to build  and maintain  successful relationships and  increase revenue.

 

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]


 

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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