BCCA, the media industry’s credit association, has announced the agenda and presenters salted for the BCCA Media Credit Seminar, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the New York offices of Lowenstein Sandler LLP in mid-town Manhattan. The event focuses on high-level credit-related issues for the media industry’s credit professionals, including those serving […]
BCCA, the media industry’s credit association, has announced the agenda and presenters salted for the BCCA Media Credit Seminar, which will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at the New York offices of Lowenstein Sandler LLP in mid-town Manhattan.
The event focuses on high-level credit-related issues for the media industry’s credit professionals, including those serving its magazine, newspaper, television, radio, cable, out-of-home, interactive and digital media segments. Topics and presenters will include:
8 – 8:30 a.m. — Registration Desk Opens, Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. — Introduction & Welcome, Seminar Committee, Chaired by Edward Mockus, Director Ad Sales Credit & Collections, Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI).
8:45 – 9:45 a.m. — Opening Keynote: “Amazon-Effect, Natural Disasters, and the Economy: Trends Now and Beyond,” Richard Hastings, Macro Strategist for Seaport Global Securities, Sponsored by ABC-Amega
9:45 – 10:15 a.m. — Break w/ Exhibitors
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. — “Options for All,” an update on Media Whys and BCCA,” Arcelia Pimentel, Director of Sales, BCCA/MFM; andMark Kohls, National Account Executive, Business Credit Reports (BCR); and Edward Mockus
Noon – 12:45 p.m. — Lunch, sponsored by Szabo Associates
12:45 – 2 p.m. — “Dodging the Bankruptcy Bullet: Spotting and Reacting to Warning Signs of Financially Distressed Customers and Risk Mitigation Tools,” Bruce Nathan, partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP and Wanda Borges, principal member, Borges & Associates
2 – 2:50 p.m. — “Agency Policies and Procedures,” a best practices exchange with agency panelists
2:5 – 3:10 p.m. — Break – Vendor Exhibits Open
3:10 – 4:10 — “Future of EDI – Linear and Digital” Warren Lamb, President/CEO, Warren Lamb & Associates
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. — Cocktail Reception
“Thanks to the leadership of Ed Mockus and members of our Media Credit (formerly BCCA) Committee, George Lynch, WGN America; Robert Rollins, Raycom Media; and Carmen Reyes, Turner; we have assembled a lineup of experts to address the top issues currently affecting media credit and collections practices,” said Mary M. Collins, president-CEO of BCCA and MFM, the Media Financial Management Association. “We are very pleased to provide this annual one-of-a-kind educational event for the industry’s credit and collections professionals.”
Confirmed sponsors and exhibitors for this year’s event include ABC-Amega, A. G. Adjustments, Altus GTS, AnchorOps, BARR Credit Services, BCCA/Media Whys, Lowenstein Sandler LLP, National Media Credit Professionals and Szabo Associates. Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are still available by contacting BCCA.