Bankrate.com’s Mark Hamrick to Discuss Trends Impacting Media Advertising at MFM D.C.-area Localism Event on February 12

D.C. Area Localism Event first for 2019
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Mark Hamrick, Senior Economic Analyst, Washington Bureau Chief, Bankrate.com will be the keynote speaker for Media Financial Management Association’s (MFM) Localism Event on February 12. Entitled Consumer Purchasing and Other Trends that Affect Media Advertising, the luncheon will be held at the new WTOP studios in Chevy Chase, MD. The event is free to MFM members who pre-register; it will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Hamrick, a national award-winning business and financial news journalist, is best known for his analysis of the economy, including the job market, and the Federal Reserve and writes about those subjects for Bankrate. The former head of business news for broadcast at the Associated Press offers his analysis regularly on radio, television and in print.

MFM’s Localism events are designed to offer members an opportunity for education and networking in their local community. Events are typically planned and sponsored by area members. Most Localism events also provide the opportunity for attendees to earn one Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit.

“We are pleased to host Hamrick for our first Localism Event of 2019,” said Mary M. Collins, President, and CEO of MFM and its BCCA subsidiary. “His insider knowledge of the media and advertising landscape will provide useful insights to our members and to guests who are interested in learning more about MFM programs.”

MFM’s 2019 Localisms will take place in Washington DC, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, and New York City. Events are free to attend, but participants must pre-register.

About MFM and BCCA

Media Financial Management Association (MFM) is the premier resource for financial professionals for media industry education, networking, and information sharing throughout the U.S. and Canada. More information about MFM is available on its Web site www.mediafinancefocus.org and via its social media updates. Its BCCA subsidiary serves as the media industry’s credit association. BCCA’s revenue management services encompass a variety of credit reports on national and local media advertisers and agencies, including Media Whys, a credit report for media businesses which offers a credit score based on industry-specific aging combined with trade data from Experian or D+B. More information about BCCA is available at www.bccacredit.com as well as its updates on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. 

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