Bob Romeo Announced As 2013 CRS President’s Award Recipient

Bob Romeo Announced As 2013 CRS
President’s Award Recipient
To Be Honored At Country Radio Hall of Fame Ceremony, February 27
(Nashville, TN – Jan 23, 2013)  Country Radio Seminar has announced music industry executive and Academy of Country Music CEO Bob Romeo as the recipient of the 2013 CRS President’s Award.
The award will be presented during the Country Radio Hall of Fame
Dinner and Awards ceremony held on Tuesday, February 27, 2013, at 6 p.m.
CT in the Nashville Convention Center Ballroom. 
The President’s Award is presented to an individual who has made a
significant contribution to the marketing, production, growth and
development of the Country Radio Seminar and the multiple services that
Country Radio Broadcasters provides to the Country radio and music
“Bob Romeo truly represents the spirit of the President’s Award,”
said CRS President Mike Culotta.  “As well as having a great deal of
passion for the music, he has proven himself to be a great friend to
Country radio in general and the Country Radio Seminar in particular. 
It’s an honor to announce him as our 2013 President’s Award recipient.”
As previously announced, the 2013 Country Radio Hall of Fame inductees are Gaylon Christie as the Radio category inductee, and Dr. Don Carpenter, Crook & Chase, Eddie Edwards and Bill “Dex” Poindexter are the On-Air category inductees.  
The Country Radio Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony
unofficially kicks off Country Radio Seminar each year.  CRS 2013 is
held Feb. 27-March 1, 2013.
For information about Hall of Fame Tickets, contact the CRS offices at 615-327-4487.
Bob Romeo, CEOAcademy of Country Music:
Over the past 30 years, Bob Romeo has established himself as one of
the top talent buyers and promoters in the business while maintaining
the genuine values that the Nashville and music community cherishes. As
CEO for the Academy of Country Music, a post he has held for nearly 10
years, his television producing credits include the “Academy of Country
Music Awards,” “ACM Presents: Artist of the Decade, Honoring George
Strait,” “ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn – The Last Rodeo,” “ACM
Presents: Girls’ Night Out – Superstar Women of Country,” and “ACM
Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends in Concert.”  Romeo has executive
produced and consulted on television projects including “High Country
Hits” and the TNN concert series “On-Stage.”  Romeo owns and operates Romeo Entertainment Group,
an award-winning full-service talent buying agency through which he has
been instrumental in boosting many country music superstars’ careers,
including Kenny Chesney, among others.  He’s merited multiple accolades
for his achievements in talent buying and booking, including two ACM
Awards for Talent Buyer/Promoter of the Year and the CMA Talent
Buyer/SRO Award. He has more than three decades of experience in buying
talent, two decades of serving as an ACM board member and eight years of
being the Academy’s Chairman of the Board (prior to becoming CEO).  In
every conversation he has and to every room he enters, Romeo brings
profound business acumen, sharp intelligence and a keen interest in
helping friends and acquaintances alike to grow personally and
professionally. His passion for entertainment and good works — along
with his wicked sense of humor — is legendary.     
About Country Radio Seminar:
Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to educate
and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in the Country
music industry, with specific emphasis on issues relevant to Country
radio.  CRS 2013 will be held Feb. 27 – March 1, 2013, in downtown
Nashville, Tenn., at the Nashville Convention Center.  $499 Regular Rate
Registration is now available.  Visit for more information.

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