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Advertising Giant Co-Chair of Radio Ink's Forecast


Jim Palmer, CEO of leading ad agency Lowe Campbell Ewald, has agreed to serve as Advertiser Chair for Radio Ink's Forecast 2014, set for November 20, 2013 at the Harvard Club in New York. Palmer said, "I am honored to join in the conversation regarding the evolution and value of radio," Palmer said. "The innovation in this medium has provided marketers with new and unique  opportunities to deliver cross platform and personalized experiences to engage. This is an exciting time for everyone involved in radio."

Palmer is a 22-year agency vet who served as Lowe Campbell Ewald's chief client officer for four years before moving up recently to CEO. As chief client officer, he was responsible for leading all agency accounts, includingincluding Alltel Wireless, Cadillac, Carrier, Chicken of the Sea, Consumers Energy, General Motors, Ghirardelli, Kaiser Permanente, Olympic Paints and Stains, OnStar, USAA, the United States Navy, the University of Michigan, and Western Governors University. He was also responsible for spearheading the development of the agency's specialty expertise and proprietary research in the areas of marketing to women and youth.

Radio Ink Publisher Eric Rhoads said, "Jim Palmer is not only an advertising icon, he is directing and living the latest trends in advertising. His contribution to the content and direction of Forecast will be powerful."

Streamline Publishing EVP/Radio Deborah Parenti added, "We are thrilled to have Jim Palmer join us as Advertiser Chair. He is a powerful, dynamic leader whose understanding of media and how to grow business will certainly inspire and help strengthen this year's conference agenda."

Radio Ink's Forecast is the radio industry's exclusive financial conference, gathering radio owners, CEOs, CFOs, group executives, and managers with Wall Street and private equity investors and analysts to forecast the upcoming year. Well informed and noted economic, political, and media participants present trends, opportunities, projections, and analytical commentary on the state of business, especially as it impacts media. Now in its 11th year, Forecast has become the premium event in radio financial circles. The event is held at the Harvard Club in New York City and is closed to the press.

Immediately following Forecast, Radio Ink's "40 Most Powerful People in Radio" are honored at an exclusive, invitation-only reception, also at the Harvard Club. Forecast attendees will get the exclusive opportunity to mingle with these industry luminaries. Only registered conference attendees are guaranteed invitations to this premier networking after-party. Attendance is limited to 200.

To register, call 561-655-8778 or go to