12noon until 4pm


Please report to Gateway 97.8 @ Eastgate Centre, Upper Galleries, Basildon SS14 1AE (Level D) for car parking, where you will be taken to the launch conference room.

12 noon – Networking – tea and coffee

12.45pm – Danny Lawrence presentation on the Radio Hub and its functions

12.55pm – Introductions around the room, who is here and stations represented, plus stations to give a brief synopsis of their station

Today’s session is funding

1.15pm – Dom Chambers – CRF and its plans, followed by questions and
answers, also The Radio Academy representation

1.45pm – Break with tea/coffee and sandwich

2.00pm – John Sketchley – presentation on Hermitage FM

2.30pm – David Harber – Radio response plus questions and answers

3.15pm – Future Hub dates announced and theme, and invite stations to
host future

3.20pm – CMA – Update on Ofcom related matters

3.25pm – General discussion

3.30pm – Networking until 4pm

Yvonne Williams will invite guests to a tour of Gateway 97.8

Please note the next Hub will meet at Radio Lab Luton 21st May,
Lawrie Hallett will give a talk on LOW POWER DAB TRIALS

And we are hoping that some of our suppliers will showcase radio equipment that they provide for FM Stations

Updated by Shahzada Choudhury on 9 February 2016.