VLV Spring Conference 2018

Thursday 19th April 2018 10:30 - Thursday 19th April 2018 16:00

VLV will hold its annual Spring Conference and Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting on April 19th 2018 at the Geological Society in Piccadilly, London 10.30 am – 4.00 pm.


We are delighted that Sir David Clementi, Chairman of the BBC, and Damian Collins MP, Chairman of the DCMS Select Committee will be our keynote speakers.

They will be joined by Kevin Bakhurst, Content Group Director at Ofcom, who will update us on BBC regulation now that Ofcom has taken on responsibility for regulating the BBC. In the afternoon we will have a session on the contribution commercial radio makes for UK audiences. Broadcaster Nick Ferrari will join Siobhan Kenny, CEO of Radiocentre, Matt Deegan, Fun Kids Radio and Creative Director at Folder Media and DrTony Stoller, media historian, to discuss the challenges and opportunities for commercial radio in a digital age chaired by Gillian Reynolds, radio critic of The Sunday Times.

After lunch broadcaster Jon Snow will present the popular VLV Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting 2017. The awards, which celebrate both television and radio, are voted on by VLV members.

The conference will be followed by a Members’ Forum.

You can book here or contact the VLV office for more information.

Ticket Prices

Members including lunch                 £50.00

Members excluding lunch                £37.50

Corporate including lunch               £250.00

Charity and others                             £105.00

Students                                               £10.00



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