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DECEMBER WEBINAR...Lunch & Learn
Accounting & Reporting Update

Date: Tuesday, December 11
Time: 1:00 Eastern/noon Central/10:00 AM Pacific 

CPE: 1  [Field of Study: AC; Level: U; Prerequisite: None  Delivery: Group Live]

Overview: This webinar will be covering a range of technical topics impacting media and entertainment companies where EY will discuss the latest FASB updates from cloud computing to credit losses to episodic television arrangements. All of the topics will give MFM members insight into changing regulations and how to most strategically move forward and align resources. 

Presenters from EY’s Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) and National Accounting groups include:

Doreen Levine, FAAS Senior Manager
Samantha Tully, National Accounting Senior Manager
Alexander Friend, FAAS Senior Manager
Brian Grant, FAAS Manager

Objectives - After completing this webinar you should be able to:

  • Understand recent developments in Media Accounting 
  • Learn how to take advantage of recent developments in the use of accounting 
  • Understand how your business might be affected by recent rulings and policies

Cost: $FREE to ALL MFM Members; $75 Non-Members
(registration is required to receive dial-in instructions)

Can't make the webinar? Purchase the recorded audio and pdf for $25. This will be emailed to you ~48-hours after the live presentation. CPE is not available for recording. Order online below.

Deadline to register: Friday, December 7
(any registrations received after 5 p.m. Central will be charged $20 late fee) 

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Questions? Call the MFM Office at 847-716-7000. 

JANUARY WEBINAR ... Lunch and Learn
2019 Forecast: Where Local Advertising Is Headed

Date: Thursday, January 17
Time: 1:00 Eastern/12:00pm Central/10:00 AM Pacific

CPE: 1 [Field of Study: SKA; Level: O; Prerequisite: None Delivery: Group Live]

Speaker: Gordon Borrell, President, Borrell Associates

Overview: Borrell is forecasting that local advertising will grow a meager 1.3% in 2019, but the vibe from advertisers indicates there will be hefty declines for some types of media while things like digital and outdoor gobble up all the growth. Join us for this insightful look into Borrell's 2019 forecast, including the fascinating discovery that local businesses are expanding their marketing choices, but reducing the number of media companies they're dealing with.

Cost: $50 MFM Members; $75 Non-Members; $0 MFM Corporate Members*

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what types of media will experience advertising declines;
  • Ability to identify the local businesses expanding their marketing choices 

Click Here for Online Registration

Click Here for Printable Registration   

Can't make the webinar? Purchase the recorded audio and pdf for $25. This will be emailed to you ~48-hours after the live presentation. CPE is not available for recording.  

Deadline to register: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
(any registrations received after 5 p.m. Central will be charged $20 late fee) 

Questions? Call the MFM Office at 847-716-7000. 

*MFM Corporate members (as of Oct. 1, 2018):  Beasley Media Group, Bonneville,  The Dispatch Printing Company (TDPC), Gannett Company, Graham Holdings/Media Group, Gray Television, Turner/ Warner Media, Saga Communications, Nexstar Media, Meredith Local Media Group, Raycom Media, Sarkes Tarzian, Hearst Corporation and Hearst Television.  (All other members/companies are considered individual memberships.)  

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