Spotlight On the Country Radio Seminar 2013 in
Photos by Vince
Country Radio Seminar 2013 was held Feb. 27-Mar. 1, 2013 in
Nashville, Tenn. at the Nashville Convention Center.
This year's event included more than 20 panels, exhibits and
educational presentations, as well as featured speakers and
panelists from all areas of the radio and records industry.
as the biggest Country radio event in the world, the seminar
continued to grow with a cutting edge agenda, with a number of
networking opportunities and performances from some of the biggest
stars in the format.
New Faces Of Country Music Show Closes Out Country Radio Seminar
2013 With Performances and Surprise Guest.
Country Radio Seminar's annual New Faces of Country Music Show
closed out CRS 2013 on Friday, Mar. 1 at the Nashville Convention
Center. The show was co-sponsored by the Muscular Dystrophy
Association (MDA) and the Academy of Country Music (ACM) and
featured performances by Easton Corbin, Florida Georgia Line,
Brantley Gilbert, Jana Kramer and Kip Moore.
In addition, the evening featured a surprise appearance by Taylor
Swift, who took the stage to lend her support to Florida Georgia
Line, who will open select dates on her RED Tour, which kicks off
Pictured below L to R:
CRS President Mike Culotta, Florida
Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley, Easton Corbin, Jana
Brantley Gilbert, Kip Moore, and CRS Executive Director Bill Mayne.
Photo courtesy of Country Radio Seminar
Pictured below L to R:
Big Machine Executive Vice President Jimmy Harnen, Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley,
Big Machine President and CEO Scott Borchetta, CRS
President Mike Culotta, and CRS Executive Director Bill Mayne.
courtesy of Country Radio Seminar
About Country Radio
Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to
educate and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in
the Country music industry, with specific emphasis on issues
relevant to Country radio. Visit www.CountryRadioSeminar.com
for more information.
Country Radio Seminar Increases Attendance For Fifth Straight
This year's Country Radio Seminar experienced a 3
percent increase in attendance, compared to CRS 2012. This is the
fifth consecutive year the event experienced a growth in attendee
A total of 2,995 registrants attended this year's event, which
was held February 27th – March 1st at the Nashville Convention
Center. The figure comprises of 2,276 full registrants (attendees,
exhibitors, panelists and sponsors), and 719 participant
registrants. Participant registrants are defined as attendees that
register for individual CRS events or purchase single day passes
Bill Mayne, CRS Executive Director stated, "The industry has been
very positive about this year's Country Radio Seminar. With the
introduction of new and additional special events this year, there
was a new enthusiasm surrounding the event. We have already put on
our thinking caps for CRS 2014."
CRS President Mike Culotta added, "We felt that there was a new
vitality to the event with the addition of the Grand Ole Opry at CRS
and The Cleveland Clinic Heart Labs Inflammation Testing. In
addition, this year's agenda offered so much for so many to
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