Momentum is where Christian music broadcasters get inspired!

Christian Music Broadcasters’ premiere event, Momentum, is a 4-day conference packed with applicable best practices, actionable advice and multiple networking opportunities. Momentum represents 700 radio and record industry professionals dedicated to the success of Christian music broadcasting. Since Momentum’s inception in 2009, it has attracted hundreds of industry leaders representing 30 million weekly listeners. This is the only conference devoted solely to Christian music broadcasting, showcasing radio’s favorite artists and equipping our attendees for excellence in radio. It is a memorable experience!

We are excited that Momentum 2017 will take place at Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando™ from Wednesday, September 6 through Saturday, September 9. 

• 2017 Gold Member – *Included with $1029 Gold membership Purchase // Please register your free admission.

• 2017 Silver Member – $389 (This is the EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT savings of $100 for the first 100 registrants.)

• NON-Member – $575

• Spouse/Child 12+ – $389

• International Attendee – $389 *includes Silver Membership with Momentum registration

• Full Time College Student – $169

College Professor with CMB Scholarship – $169  •  Click here to apply for the Carl Fletcher Scholarship.

• ONE DAY ONLY – $299

Full Momentum Registration includes the following: Meals from Wednesday night through brunch on Saturday, along with all sessions and one ticket to Friday’s Rock the Universe at Universal Studios (must attend Acoustic Café to receive your ticket).

*Please note: the cutoff for registration is August 25th. No walk up registrations will be accepted. 

To learn more about CMB Memberships, click here. To learn more about our CMB Scholarship program, click here.

Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando™

6300 Hollywood Way • Orlando, FL 32819 • (407) 503-3000

$170/night + tax  •  Reservation cutoff date: August 6, 2017.

Book Now!  •  FREE parking onsite for Momentum attendees staying at the hotel.

Suggested Arrival/Departure:  Make travel plans to be on-site by Wednesday, September 6th by 1:00pm to get checked in and start networking. We suggest you book your return flight after 3pm on Saturday, September 9th to make sure you get the most out of your Momentum experience. You don’t want to miss anything! 

 

Airport:  Orlando International Airport (MCO)

 

Ground Transportation:  There are a few ground transportation options to/from the airport and the host hotel. They all range in pricing and travel time.

 

Shuttle:  Mears Transportation offers a shared-ride airport shuttle from Orlando International Airport to Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Tickets are available at the Mears Transportation counters located inside the baggage claim area on level two, as well as on level one where the shuttle departs for Loews Royal Pacific Resort every 30 – 40 minutes. Reservations are not required.

          • One-way fare: $20 adult or $15 child (ages 3 – 9)

          • Round-trip fare: $32 adult or $24 child (ages 3 – 9)

Mears Transportation also offers a direct service airport shuttle from Loews Royal Pacific Resort to Orlando International Airport. Travel time is approximately one hour. Reservations are required. Visit or call the concierge at 407.503.3200 at least 24 hours prior to departure.

 

Taxi: Taxis are on standby at Orlando International Airport, offering service to and from Loews Royal Pacific Resort for an approximate fare of $55 each way, depending on traffic conditions. Standard taxis can accommodate up to four people. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes.

 

Uber: In Orlando, Uber only allows UberSELECT from the airport (which is about a $50-$60 ride, one-way).

What does the move to Universal mean?

 It means more room for growth and an opportunity to serve our attendees in a more significant way.

Will the dates change?

Nope! Momentum will remain the week of Labor Day, September 6-9, 2017.

What all is included in my Momentum 2017 full registration?

Meals from Wednesday night through brunch on Saturday are included, along with all educational sessions, music performances and one ticket to Friday’s Rock the Universe at Universal Studios (must attend Acoustic Café to receive your ticket)!

Do you offer any discounts?

We offer CMB Member, Spouse/Child 12+, Student and International discounts. Click here for pricing and details.

Does my wife or child need a ticket? Can they eat with me at the meals if they aren’t registered?

We do have a conference Spouse/Child 12+ rate available. If you would like to purchase just a meal ticket for any additional guests, the cost is $65 per meal. Click here for pricing and details

Please note: Extra meal tickets must be purchased in advance and are not available for purchase during the conference.

Do I need a ticket for session admission or for meals?

No. Your registration badge is your ticket. You must have your badge on at all times in order to get access to the sessions or meals.

Are there any food options for those that have special dietary needs?

Yes. Please make sure to let us know about your needs when you complete your Momentum registration form. You can also let Mimi Renew at mimi@cmbonline.org know about your specific needs.

Where do I book my hotel and can I book it now?

Reservations can be made by calling the Group Call-In Center Toll Free: 1.866.360.7395 or by going here: https://uo.loewshotels.com/en/Royal-Pacific-Resort/GroupPages/CMB

The CMB discounted rate for hotel reservations ends August 4, 2017.

What is the best way to get from the airport to the hotel?

Shuttle: Mears Transportation offers a shared-ride airport shuttle from Orlando International Airport to Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Tickets are available at the Mears Transportation counters located inside the baggage claim area on level two, as well as on level one where the shuttle departs for Loews Royal Pacific Resort every 30 – 40 minutes. Reservations are not required. 

  • One-way fare: $20 adult or $15 child (ages 3 – 9) // Round-trip fare: $32 adult or $24 child (ages 3 – 9)
  • Mears Transportation also offers a direct service airport shuttle from Loews Royal Pacific Resort™ to Orlando International Airport. Travel time is approximately one hour. Reservations are required. Visit or call the concierge at 407.503.3200 at least 24 hours prior to departure.

Taxi: Taxis are on standby at Orlando International Airport, offering service to and from Loews Royal Pacific Resort for an approximate fare of $55 each way, depending on traffic conditions. Standard taxis can accommodate up to four people. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes.

Uber: In Orlando, Uber only allows UberSELECT from the airport (which is about a $50-$60 ride, one-way).

What time do doors open? When will I be able to check in?

Momentum 2017 check in will begin Wednesday, September 6th at 1pm at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal. The registration desk will be open every day of the conference. The conference kicks off with the Momentum Welcome & 101 that starts at 3pm followed by the CMB Town Hall Meeting at 4pm.

Where is a schedule of events?

A full schedule (including details on educational sessions, artist performances, and networking activities and events) will be released closer to the event. Make travel plans to be on-site by Wednesday, September 6th by 1pm to get checked in and start networking! We will wrap things up by noon on Saturday, September 9th.

Will we be able to get liners or interviews from artists?

Please contact your record label rep to request and schedule artist liners or interviews.

Will there be things for my family to do?

Absolutely! Universal offers many options for families. Take a look here: https://www.universalorlando.com/Home.aspx. They can even participate during Momentum by purchasing a Spouse/Child ticket. Or they can join in during special Momentum events like the Women in Radio Party that is for any ladies connected to radio and the Momentum 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk that Saturday. Please contact Mimi Renew at mimi@cmbonline.org to find out pricing, details and what works best for you and your family.

This is my first time, how do I know where to go and what to do?

CMB hosts an All Things Momentum webinar on July 12th with detailed information about the conference to help you get the most out of your experience. You will also want to make sure to attend the session during the conference, Momentum Welcome & 101, at 3pm on Wednesday, September 6th. Additionally, CMB partners each first timer with another radio professional who can be your Momentum Guide. This is done prior to Momentum by going here: https://cmbonline.org/momentum-guides/.

Are we still going to Night of Joy on Friday night even though we are now at Universal?

This year we will be going to Rock the Universe at Universal Studios instead! It’s the same concept – take part in amazing attractions while your favorite Christian music artists perform on stages throughout Universal Studios™.

When will we get our Rock the Universe™ at Universal Studios™ tickets?

Rock the Universe at Universal Studios tickets will be distributed after the Acoustic Cafe on Friday afternoon. You MUST be present at the Acoustic Cafe to receive your tickets.

How can I participate in the Momentum 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk?

The cost is $10 for Momentum 2017 attendees and $35 for friends and family.  The run/walk will be on Saturday, September 9th and we are excited to announce that the course will go through Universal.

What does the discounted Momentum attendee rate of $10 for the 5K cover?

This covers admission to the 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run, shirt and medal.

Can I get a refund or exchange?

Refund requests received in writing by 5pm on August 11th will be honored minus the processing fees and a cancelation fee of $50. After August 11th, no refunds will be given. However, any person unable to attend or use their existing registration may contact mimi@cmbonline.org to request a possible registration transfer to someone else within their organization only (transfer fee of $40 per registration). If the registrant wishes to ‘sell’ their registration to someone all information must be transferred and made known to mimi@cmbonline.org.

"Momentum sets the standard of excellence for a conference. I speak all over the world, and this event is by far one of the best organized & produced." Paul Jacobs, Jacobs Media

MOMENTUM 5K & 1 MILE RUN/WALK

Join us on Saturday morning, September 9th for CMB’s Annual Momentum 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk. We are excited to announce that the course this year will go through Universal StudiosThis is a special opportunity to participate with some of your favorite Christian music artists! CLICK HERE for more information.


AIRCHECK CLINIC

Christian Music Broadcasters is proud to once again offer exclusive talent-coaching sessions at Momentum 2016! The Aircheck Clinic will offer talent feedback and coaching techniques to both On-Air Hosts and Program Directors.

MOMENTUM GUIDES

CMB’s mission is to encourage, engage and equip our attendees. We place a high value on this mission. There are leaders in our industry that want to invest in others by being a “mentor” or “guide” at Momentum.  If you are new to Momentum, a college student or just want to get to know others by having CMB pair you up with a Momentum Guide please CLICK HERE.


LEADERSHIP COACHING SESSIONS

Thank you for your interest in the Leadership Coaching Sessions. Due to the overwhelming response, we are no longer able to take sign ups. Christian Music Broadcasters has teamed up with Brian Burger, Executive Coach & Consultant with REFLECTNEXT, to offer custom 45-minute Executive/Leadership Coaching & Consulting sessions at Momentum 2016!

If you are interested in partnering with us in reaching radio’s decision makers, let us know!

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