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NYC 79th Annual International IBS Conference - New York, NY

79th Annual IBS New York City Conference is focused on New Trends in School/College Radio/TV/Webcasting!

Located at Hotel Pennsylvania, across from Madison Square Garden and PENN Station

Featuring over 150 speakers, over 100 sessions and tours, and 1,600 attendees from all over the world!

This is the largest IBS conference of the year! Part of our IBS 2018-2019 coast-to-coast conference series!

  • Attend seminars on what you need to know now in radio, tours, and live music events!
  • 2019, Celebrate over 75 years of IBS Radio/TV Conferences
  • IBS Continues Hotel Pennsylvania 6th floor conference center and the 18th floor ballrooms.
  • Early Bird Registration Rate:
  • Now, through December 31, 2018
    $80 per delegate/$480 for a group of six or more
  • Registration Rate:
  • December 31, 2018, through February 7, 2019
    $95 per delegate/$570 for a group of six or more
  • Late Registration Rate:
    February 7, 2019, through the conference IBSNYC2019
    $110 per delegate/$660 for a group of six or more

Register by Check/Purchase Order - Download this registration Form and process through your system (click here)

2018 79th Program - Sessions - Dates/Times/Rooms - Schedule


  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 1 - 3, 2019, Registration opens 8 am Friday, March 1, 2019, on the 18th floor


  • New York's Hotel Pennsylvania (IBS Conference home for over 30 years!)
  • To register for the Hotel PENN at low IBSRADIO room block rates call 1-800-223-8585
    The hotel is across 7th Avenue at 33rd street from Madison Square Garden and Pennsylvania Railroad Station.
  • Book New York's Hotel Pennsylvania online at our very low IBSRADIO per night room rate at this link:
  • Online bookings start at room rate ($159+ per night): and ask for FREE WiFi, FREE Phone, FREE Fitness - including lap pool, etc.
  • All room levels are available in QUAD configuration. As QUADs our per person room rate is $40 - $50 per nght at IBSRADIO rate. O

Become an IBS Conference Sponsor/Exhibitor/Member ($625 a year)(2018)(Includes IBSNYC2018)


IBS Awards


The IBS Trophy Awards honor excellence in programming, air personalities, public service efforts, and outstanding stations. Our 2019 winners will be announced and trophies presented FREE to all finalists and winners registered for IBSNYC2019, March 1-3, 2019, during the conference!

IBS presents IBS Golden Microphone Trophies FREE to winners/finalists that attend our IBS International Conference IBSNYC2019 at the Hotel Pennsylvania, NY City. For those finalists that did not attend, or for those winners/finalists that would like duplicate IBS Golden Microphones you may pay $39 per trophy to have IBS ship UPS your trophy to you.

If you want to order your trophy, or a duplicate trophy, shipped UPS to you for $39 click here:

All WINNERS and FINALISTS present will receive IBS Golden Microphone Trophies, like the one pictured on the left.