Broadcast Media's Most Prestigious
Leadership Conference

Panels, Keynotes & Networking

November 16, 2022


Business Growth Starts with Great Information

Forecast Provides the Most Accurate, Up-to-the-Second Data and Trends to Enable You to Plan for the Coming Year.

This conference gathers the smartest minds in broadcast and advertising to forecast trends, expectations, and revenues for the coming year. It is a must-attend event.

Forecast 2023 Agenda Is Live!

The agenda for Forecast 2023 is online. Click here to see the exciting 20th-anniversary lineup, and check back often for additions and updates.

Forecast 2023 Announces Wertlieb As TV Chair

New York, New York (June 30, 2022) – Broadcast media’s most prestigious leadership conference, Forecast 2023, which is celebrating 20 years, is pleased to announce this year’s TV Chair will be Jordan Wertlieb, President of Hearst Television. He joins Honorary Chair Bob Pittman, Chairman/CEO, iHeartMedia, and Radio Chair Greg Ashlock, CEO/Multiplatform Group, iHeartMedia.

“We are thrilled to have Jordan Wertlieb serve as TV Chair for this year’s conference,” says Deborah Parenti, President/Publisher, Radio Ink and Radio + Television Business Report. “He is tremendously admired and respected throughout the broadcast industry, and his insights will be of great benefit in shaping the 2023 Forecast agenda.”

Wertlieb says, “The past two years have been reaffirming for the broadcast industry as radio and television stations throughout the country continue to serve their local communities, providing news, information, entertainment, and the very best advertising proposition for businesses. Broadcasters are the first informers throughout the pandemic, shine a light on the issues of racial injustice and inequity, and bring transparency to geopolitical forces shaping our world.” Read more.

Forecast 2023 Announces 20th-Anniversary Celebration With Honorary Chair and Radio Chair Announcements

Broadcast media’s most prestigious leadership conference, Forecast 2023, celebrates 20 years and announces this year’s Honorary Chair, Bob Pittman, Chairman/CEO, iHeartMedia, and Radio Chair Greg Ashlock, CEO/Multiplatform Group, iHeartMedia. A TV Chair is expected to be announced shortly.

“This marks the 20th year of our annual gathering at the Harvard Club focusing at the top level on the trends, opportunities, challenges, and expectations that lie ahead for broadcasters,” said Deborah Parenti, President/Publisher, Radio Ink and Radio + Television Business Report. Read more.


Very informative conference, I took away great, fresh, new knowledge.

Jeanne-Marie Condo-BucknellSkyview Networks

Wow! Forecast was amazing. The content was spectacular! BRAVO!

Pierre BouvardCumulus Media/Westwood One

Congratulations on a well-executed event. Top to bottom the event was terrific.

Cathy CsukasAdLarge

This is a conference not to be missed.

Justin SassoColorado Broadcasters Association

Forecast 2022 was a great event. Seeing friends in person, gathering to hear industry influencers, and sharing ideas with colleagues felt wonderful! It was a slice of normalcy to the broadcast community that we’ve all missed since March of 2020.

Steve NewberryQuu

Forecast was terrific. The bracing realities broadcasters face were coupled with innovative strategies for growth and diversification. Forecast was thoughtfully structured to make each session valuable. Well done!

Steve JonesSkyview Networks

There was no session that I missed this year. It was one of the absolute best Radio Ink Forecast conferences that I’ve seen to date. They continue to get better every year.

Mike McVayMcVay Media

Here’s a link to a photo recap of previous Forecast conferences.