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Convention notes by consultant Holland Cooke
By Holland Cooke
NEW YORK — It felt eerie stepping into The Javits Center during morning tear-down after Hillary Clinton’s non-celebration the night before. But two levels down, the place was buzzing. NAB Show/New York, now in its second year, is not a radio conference, but as media morph there’s plenty here that radio broadcasters need to hear.
“Primetime is now all the time.”
How does Bob Gruters fit his whole title on a business card? He’s Facebook’s U.S. Group Lead, Tech/Telco, Entertainment, Restaurants, and Multicultural. He defined a term that’s easy to relate to: “Nomobiphobia:” the fear of being without your mobile device. “Mobile has changed us” and “mobile has changed business” he proclaimed. When he shared that the average person looks at his/her smartphone 30 times a day — and young people 127 times – I felt young again.