First speakers announced for Tuning In Midlands Radiocentre event

Radiocentre has announced the first speakers for its Tuning In Midlands event, taking place on 7th February at the Everyman Mailbox in Birmingham.

Radio stations, brands and advertising industry professionals in the Midlands can hear about the latest developments in radio and audio, from speakers including Laurence Harrison, Automotive Partnerships Director at Radioplayer who will be discussing the future of radio in cars, and Simon Forster, Regional Creative Director at Global who will share learnings on creative best practice and insights on the future of radio advertising.

Also speaking at the morning event will be Radiocentre CEO Matt Payton with an update on protections for radio in the forthcoming Media Bill, as well as Planning Director Mark Barber and Head of Insight Donna Burns who will delve into Radiocentre’s latest joint research project with System1.

Radiocentre’s Client Director, Lucy Barrett said: “2024 shows all the signs of being a year of great opportunity for radio and audio so we look forward to being in the Midlands next month to showcase the power of the medium”.

Tuning In Midlands comes at a time when commercial radio is experiencing record audiences, offering advertisers the chance to reach millions of listeners with their messages.

If you’re based in the region and want to explore how the industry is rapidly evolving, there are a limited number of tickets still available for this free event. Sign up here.

The confirmed speakers so far are:

• Laurence Harrison, Automotive Partnerships Director, Radioplayer
• Simon Forster, Regional Creative Director, Global
• Matt Payton, CEO, Radiocentre
• Mark Barber, Planning Director, Radiocentre
• Donna Burns, Head of Insight, Radiocentre

More updates will be announced in the next few weeks.