Momentum 2013

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Momentum 2013, CMB’s premier event held at the Disney Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center was a great success! We continue to be humbled and blessed by the showing of attendees that come from all aspects of the Christian music broadcasting industry as a whole. We’ve continued to see significant growth in both our organizational membership and event attendance. CMB Membership is over 380 members strong and Momentum 2013 attendance pushed closer than ever to that 600 attendee mark! We are thrilled with our solid turnout and growth as we continue to seek feedback through our post conference survey. This helps us strive to meet the needs of our members and conference attendees. We are looking forward to 2014 and plans are already underway for the Sep 3-6, 2014 event!



There is nothing better for a person than to enjoy their work..
Ecc. 3:22 (NIV)

Jason Sharp_pictureRead more HERE about the heart behind this years conference from
CMB Educational Track Chair / KTIS GM – Jason Sharp! 


is CMB’s premier event held Sep 4-7 at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center!  Attendees can expect more of what they want once again as speakers and conference format have been tailored to meet their needs based on last years survey results and feedback.  This year our education team is working hard to bring in speakers that will fill your INSPIRATION, COMMUNITY & EDUCATION ‘buckets’ that may be empty when you arrive.  We know the day to day can be a struggle and Momentum 2013 is CMB’s vision to meet your needs right where you are through building community with fellow industry professionals, great artists and performances and giving you tools to take back and begin using the day you walk back into the office.  We hope you will join us and attend Momentum 2013!  You’ll be glad you did!


Thank you to everyone attending!  We’ll see you in Orlando!

Gold Members: FREE
Silver Members: $499
Non-Members: $649
Spouses/Guests: $299 *For spouses/family members
Day Passes: $199
Student Registration: $99 *Limited availability & for full time COLLEGE students ONLY.

Badge required to attend all CMB events.

Everyone must be pre registered. No walk ups allowed.

Sponsored in part by…

Momentum 2013

Walt Disney World Resort Yacht & Beach Convention Center

September 4-7, 2013

For Hotel reservations at this time CALL 407-939-4686!
CMB does receive ‘convention’ discounted tickets to all of the Disney theme parks, CLICK HERE to purchase park tickets for your family if you plan to visit the parks during your stay.


Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort
1700 Epcot Resort Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Conference Schedule posted HERE.  Conference Registration desk will open Wednesday Sep 4th at 1PM – with events beginning at 4:30PM.  Each day is a full schedule with events beginning as early as 7:30AM running until late evening.  All meals are included with full conference registration purchase.  *See registration link for tickets and pricing.  Momentum will conclude on Saturday Sep 7th at NOON.

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Momentum 2013 Worship!

CMB’s commitment to Christ-centered excellence and influence in you is why Momentum begins with worship. CMB and Essential Worship host an evening of worship with Casting Crowns, Matt Maher, Elevation Worship, One Sonic Society, and speaker Steven Furtick, lead pastor of Elevation Church in Charlotte, NC.  Momentum Worship is Wednesday night September 4th!

Sign up to have a Momentum 2013 Mentor!

If you are a Momentum first timer or you’ve been before but still crave networking and getting more plugged in, then you NEED A MENTOR for Momentum 2013!  It’s CMB’s desire that every attendee walk away feeling connected, informed and have access to leaders and mentors within our industry.  If you would like to be paired with a mentor, CLICK HERE to email our Event Manager, Michelle Younkman for more info on how to get paired with a mentor during the Momentum 2013 conference!


Momentum 2013 Volunteers!

Attending Momentum 2013?  Interested in SERVING by volunteering some during the conference?  It really does ‘take a village’ to make a conference like Momentum run smoothly from start to finish!  Some of the areas we could use your help in are:

*unloading the truck / set up
*punching meal tickets
*setting tables with sponsor products
*passing out NOJ tickets
*greeting attendees and ‘directing’ traffic for sessions, breakouts and meals
*tear down / clean up post-conference

Thank YOU for considering being a Momentum Volunteer!!

Momentum 2013 – Air Check Clinic!

For Momentum 2013, CMB is excited to offer you an exclusive talent coaching session from today’s esteemed consultants. We are proud to welcome Alan Mason and John Frost from Goodratings, Chuck Finney, of Finney Media and Audience Development Group’s Brian Wright. All generously have offered their valuable services to provide one-on-one 20 minute coaching sessions for on-air talent AND their PD! These sessions will be held Friday, September 6th from 9am – 4:00pm.

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Friday Night Of Joy!

Registrant / Attendee Tickets Sponsored by… 

Momentum Attendee’s only – you may purchase additional NOJ tickets for your family or for Saturday NOJ at a CMB Conference discount


*For more answers to your questions read our FAQs!
CLICK HERE to read our FAQs! (Frequently Asked Questions)

If you have additional questions regarding Momentum please contact one of our CMB support team members!

Michelle Younkman
Lori Cline


Refund requests received by 5PM, Aug. 15th will be honored.  After Aug 15th, 2013 – no refunds available. (Transfers) Any person unable to attend or use their existing registration may contact to request a possible registration transfer to someone else within their organization only.  If the registrant wishes to ‘sell’ their registration to someone all information must be transferred and made known to lori@cmbonline no later than Aug 15th, 2013.



Doug Erickson  •  @dougerickson1
Content Consultant, Erickson Media

Doug is a former Major Market award winning Program Director of the Year. He was VP of Programming for one of the first large consolidated radio companies before leaving to open his consultancy. He works with most of the largest media companies in the world but, uniquely, he consults everyadult format, including News/Talk, where his stations have won the distinguished Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in journalism. Doug helped NOSTALGIE, an OLDIES-based station in Paris, become the fastest-growing radio station in French history. While you are in Nashville, you can hear one of his American clients, MIX 92.9! Also uniquely, Doug limits his client list to 8 per year so that each gets virtually unlimited market access.



John Frost  •  @JohnFrost3
Partner, Goodratings Strategic Services

John Frost has been a successful major market disc jockey and program director for such companies as CBS, Gannett, Cap Cities, Westinghouse, Multimedia, and Sandusky during his 40+ years broadcast career. In the last decade and a half, John has been involved in the dramatic growth of Contemporary Christian radio, bringing mainstream programming strategies and research principles to help grow and develop some of America’s most successful Christian music stations including Z88.3 in Orlando, Salem’s Fish stations in Los Angeles, Portland, and Atlanta, CRISTA’s Spirit stations in Austin and Seattle, and many more. CMB honored John in 2004 with the Scott Campbell industry achievement award. Radio and Records and Christian Radio Weekly have recognized John as one of the most influential people in the Christian music industry.



Justin Wise  •  @JustinWise
Founder/CEO, Think Digital

Justin Wise helps people share what matters most. As the Founder & CEO of Think Digital, Wise and his team help clients through online coaching programs and done-for-you digital marketing. He speaks on the topic of digital marketing strategy at national conferences such as the Digital Media Summit, CLA Internet & Ministry Technology Summit, and the Nonprofit Leadership Academy. Wise lives in Des Moines, IA (by choice), with his wife and three children.



Wally  •  @wallyshow
Morning Show Host, WAY-FM

Wally hosts mornings on the WAY-FM radio network. He’s been entertaining listeners for more than two decades with the belief that “Content is King”. Wally came to Christian radio as host of “Total Axxess” on WAY-FM in 2007. Since then, The Wally Show has grown to air during morning drive on the entire WAY-FM network, plus other affiliate stations across the country.



Louie Giglio  •  @louiegiglio
Pastor, Visionary Architect and Director of the Passion Movement

Louie Giglio is Pastor of Passion City Church in Atlanta, GA, and the Founder of Passion Conferences, a movement gathering collegiate-aged young people since 1997 in events across the US and around the globe. Most recently, Passion hosted over 40,000 people at Passion 2016 in Atlanta, GA and Houston, TX, uniting students in worship and prayer, and raising awareness for modern-day slavery. In 2008, Louie and his wife Shelley led the team that planted Passion City Church, a local community of faith with the DNA of the Passion movement. Their desire is to inspire this generation to live for what matters most.



Rick Dunham  •  @rjdunham
President & CEO, Dunham+Company and ShareMedia

Rick is a 38-year veteran in fundraising and organizational development for nonprofit organizations. After serving for 11 years in nonprofit management and fundraising leadership roles, Rick began his consulting career in 1989. In 2002 he founded Dunham+Company, which has become a global leader in providing fully integrated fundraising strategy for nonprofit organizations. Today, Dunham+Company serves over 50 organizations in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, South Africa, and Australia, providing integrated fundraising and marketing strategies. Rick is the author of Secure: Discovering True Financial Freedom and If God Will Provide, Why Do We Have to Ask for Money? He has also been published and quoted in USA TodayDallas Morning NewsWashington Post and numerous other publications.



Ty McFarland & Sterling Tarrant
@TyMcFarland  •  @sterlingTKSBJ

Ty is the Program Director at KSBJ in Houston, and over the last 27 years, has enjoyed serving alongside the talented crews at WGTS in Washington, D.C., K-LOVE/Air1, and KTSY/KTFY in Boise/Twin Falls. He loves radio, and the opportunity to make a difference in a format that points people to the Lord. He admires creativity that connects to people’s hearts, for a good purpose. Ty is married to his high-school sweetheart, Tonya, and has a daughter, Audrey, 11, who is his favorite kid in the whole world.


Sterling Tarrant has been in Christian radio since 1988. He’s worked at stations in Indianapolis, Orlando, Rapid City, Colorado Springs, and Houston. From 1998 to 2008 he was the Senior Creative Producer in Broadcasting at Focus on the Family where he was in charge of all the Creative and Dramatic promos and radio spots. Sterling is a Certified Professional Commercial Copywriter from the Radio Advertising Bureau, a graduate of Roy Williams “Wizard of Ads” Academy, and winner of multiple awards. Sterling has also been a Program Director, Music Director, Special Projects Director, Account Executive, and an On-Air Personality, but his first love is production. He loves to create messages that connect to people’s hearts, and for decades he’s honed that craft. Since 2008 he’s been leading production at KSBJ in Houston.



Dan Young  •  @DanonSOSRadio 
SOS Radio Afternoon Show Host – Music & Creative Services Director

Dan Young is the Music and Creative Services Director for SOS Radio Network, based in Las Vegas. His 15-year radio career includes awards from CMB, NRB, and GMA. Edison Research named him one of their ’30 Under 30′ up-and-coming broadcasters in 2011. He started out in mainstream radio, but likes Christian radio better. Dan also serves as a host and coach for ShareMedia, and repeats toll-free phone numbers in his sleep.



Matt Stockman  •  @mattstockman 
Director of Programming, CRISTA Media (KCMS, KFMK, KWPZ, KCIS, Pure Music Radio, Sky Country Radio)

Matt has served as the Director of Programming for CRISTA Media for over 4 years, leading a team of talented communicators to create compelling radio, so that people who are lost might encounter Jesus. Matt and the CRISTA Media Programming team have recently been recognized with the CMB Major Market Radio Station Of The Year Award for 2016, for their efforts at SPIRIT 1053 in Seattle. Prior to joining CRISTA, Matt served on the mission field leading a Christian radio network in Barcelona, Spain, and with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in Western North Carolina. He’s most passionate about using his talents and experience in communication and development to help others (whether broadcasters, missionaries, or church leaders) connect in meaningful and authentic ways with the cities they’re called to serve.



Brant Hansen  •  @branthansen 
Storyteller, CURE International, Radio Host, & Author

Brant is the host of the creatively titled “Brant Hansen Show”, which is syndicated on more than 200 stations. He’s also an author for HarperCollins Christian Publishers. His second book is due out this fall: Blessed are the Misfits (Great News for Believers Who Are Introverts, Spiritual Strugglers, or Just Feel Like They’re Missing Something). He and his wife, Carolyn, live in Harrisburg, PA near the headquarters of CURE International.



Randy Lane  •  @TheRandyLaneCo 
Talent Coach, The Randy Lane Company

Randy’s radio career began as a DJ in college where he became fascinated with Top 40 morning legends Rick Dees and Scott Shannon. Alongside his on-air work, Randy has served as Program Director at KYSR/Los Angeles, WKQX/Chicago and WRQX/Washington, D.C. The Randy Lane Company was launched in 1996 and has directed radio and TV personalities including Ryan Seacrest, Jimmy Kimmel, Kidd Kraddick, Jamie & Danny Bonaduce, Billy Bush, Mancow, The Bert Show, Lex & Terry, Mark & Brian, Ace & TJ and scores of others in every format.



Lisa Williams  •  @godsradiogirl 
Host, Life with Lisa Williams

Early in 1990, Lisa was begging God to tell her why she is on the planet. After pounding on Heaven’s door for several weeks, she clearly heard “Christian Radio”. She has been pounding on PD’s doors ever since. God has allowed her to do radio from Missouri, Iowa, North Carolina, Florida, New Jersey, California, Indiana, and now in Colorado where she creates a daily syndicated show for Christian music stations. Privileged to have worked with extraordinary PDs and coaches, Lisa loves loving her listeners by being a human being alongside them. Podcasting, talent coaching, improv, and publicly speaking also fill her time. She’s Darin’s wife, JD & Jesse’s mom, and GodsRadioGirl. You can find her at



Mandy Young  •  @air1Mandy 
Middays, Air1 Network

The oldest of 6 kids, Mandy fell in love with radio at Cedarville University. After graduating in 2000 with a degree in Communications, an internship landed her a full time job at WJQK in Grand Rapids. She worked her way up from voicing commercials to the morning show…where she spent 5 years as co-host. In 2009 she became the morning show co-host for the Air1 Radio Network. 8 years later, she’s still at Air1, but now in mid-days…the dark circles under her eyes thank her for the shift change. Like most in radio, Mandy has a side gig. She started “Young Productions” in 2005 and has voice tracked for 15 stations, done voice work for radio dramas, tv and radio spots and 2 books. Spending time with her family is her favorite. Her husband Rod and kids Jack (15) Owen (13) and Mamie (4) provide her with love, laughs and a ton of show prep!



Lisa Barry  •  @labarry
Middays – 98.5 KTIS/Minneapolis and Spirit 105.9/Austin

Lisa Barry is the Midday radio host at 98.5 KTIS in Minneapolis/St. Paul and on Spirit 105.9 in Austin Texas.  She was worked with Eisabeth Elliot for 9 year as the announcer and copywriter for Gateway to Joy.  Lisa has a passion for radio education and inspiring the next generation of DJ’s.  She has bachelors degree in Communication with an emphasis in Broadcasting and has more than 30 years of experience in radio.   She lives in Minneapolis ‘where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average’ (said Garrison Keillor).  She and her husband Ken have three daughters.

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