Federal Reserve’s Adrienne Slack to Discuss Monetary Policy during MFM & BCCA’s 59th Annual Conference


Annual financial confab scheduled for May 20-22 in New Orleans


Northfield, IL. – April 23, 2019 – Vice President and Regional Executive of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, New Orleans Branch, Adrienne Slack will offer a keynote address entitled “What the Fed is Watching” during the 59th annual conference for the Media Financial Management Association (MFM) and its BCCA subsidiary, the media industry’s credit association.  The conference will be held May 20-22 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA. With the theme Big Ideas in the Big Easy,” it is a must-attend for all media and entertainment finance professionals. 


During her opening day keynote Slack will explore the national and regional economic factors that the Federal Reserve Bank is currently monitoring, and how those factors may affect future monetary policy.  She is responsible for the Branch's board of directors and the District's Energy Advisory Council oversees the Branch's economic and financial education programs, advises on regional Community and Economic Development matters, and provides regional input into the Atlanta Fed's monetary policy process.


“Our Annual Conference offers participants of the moment financial insights from leading experts in the field,” said Mary M. Collins, president, and CEO of MFM and BCCA. “ Slack will be providing actionable data, in real time, that will benefit all of our conference attendees.” 


About Media Finance Focus 2019

Chaired by Ralph Bender, CFO of Manship Media and vice chair of MFM’s board of directors, and co-chaired by Melissa Mitchell, corporate controller for Bonneville International and MFM board secretary, Media Finance Focus 2019 will feature presentations from more than 150 industry experts, who will provide timely information on topics relevant to media industry finance professionals, including accounting, economic projections, valuations, M&A, taxes, human resources, regulatory and technological developments, and internal audit. BCCA, the media industry’s credit association, will provide a full track of sessions designed to meet the needs of today’s order to cash professionals. The event will also offer formal and informal networking activities to foster idea-sharing and will host an exhibit hall featuring the latest in products and services for addressing the industry’s financial management and credit and collections requirements. Registered participants can earn 20 or more CPE credits. Information and a current draft of the agenda can be found on the conference website – https://www.mediafinancefocus.org


About MFM and BCCA:

Media Financial Management Association (MFM) is the premiere 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: https://www.mediafinance.org and via its updates on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter. 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 https://www.bccacredit.com and Https://www.mediawhys.com as well as its updates on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter.