The Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) has announced that individual tickets and tables are available for the 2018 Country Radio Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Awards ceremony, to be held Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at the Nashville Marriott by Vanderbilt. A cocktail reception will take place at 6 p.m. CDT with the induction ceremony to follow at 7 p.m. CDT.
Individual tickets are $130 each and tables are $2500. Individual tickets can be purchased here or by contacting Darcie Van Etten at firstname.lastname@example.org. For tables and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Holly Freeman at email@example.com or Brooke Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seven on-air personalities and two off-air broadcasters will be honored and include Radio category honorees Michael O’Malley of the Albright, O’Malley & Brenner consulting firm, and the late Lisa McKay, VP/Programming at Curtis Media/Raleigh, who doubled as PD for WQDR. The On-Air Personality category includes Andy Ritchie and Alison Mencer (“Andy & Alison”) formerly of WIVK/Knoxville; Steve Harmon and Scott Evans (“Harmon And Evans”) formerly of KPLX/Dallas and WXTU/Philadelphia; and Bill Barrett, Tim Fox, and Tracy Berry (“Barrett, Fox, And Berry) still active at KKNU/Eugene, OR.
Additionally, special presentations honoring this year’s 2018 CRB Artist Career Achievement Award and 2018 President’s Award will be held. Recipients of these achievements will be released in the coming weeks.
Country Radio Hall of Fame Chairman, RJ Curtis comments, “We gather each year to celebrate the accomplishments of our incoming Hall of Fame Class, President’s Award recipient, and Artist Career Achievement honoree; in the process, the evening inevitably rises to another level, and takes on a greater meaning. This event also serves as an inspirational, invigorating experience for all who attend, reaffirming their passion for radio, and appreciation for the talented, dedicated professionals who make it a necessary, rewarding medium. If you’ve never been to this dinner, you’re really missing out on a special, unforgettable night.”
The Country Radio Hall of Fame is dedicated to the recognition of those individuals who have made significant contributions to the radio industry over a 20-year period, 15 of which must be in the Country format. The Country Radio Hall of Fame was founded in 1974 to recognize outstanding individuals working in the broadcasting industry who are promoting the Country radio format.
The event coincides with the Country Radio Broadcasters annual summer Board and Agenda committee meetings.
The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.® is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization founded in 1969 to bring radio broadcasters from around the world together with the Country Music Industry to ensure the vitality and promote growth in the Country Radio format. More information may be obtained at www.CountryRadioSeminar.com or at the CRB office at (615) 327-4487. Like CRS on Facebook and follow CRS on Instagram and Twitter.