• Third Coast Festival
  • Navy Pier
  • 848 East Grand
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • 60611-3509

Third Coast Conference

The Third Coast Conference convenes in the Chicago area for three days every other fall. Radio producers, audio artists, journalists, documentarians, and students come together, listen to each other’s work, share ideas and expertise, and make priceless connections with future colleagues and new friends. Sessions and discussions range from practical topics to philosophical perspectives, and all include plenty of listening.

The weekend culminates with an awards ceremony honoring the winners of the Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.



Registration is now open!

Learn all about plans for the 2014 Conference, November 7-9 in Chicago, at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza. 

The list of confirmed presenters, sessions and other happenings is is growing daily. 

To catch the latest Conference news sign-up for our mailing list.

For information about becoming a sponsor of the 2014 Third Coast Conference, please contact us.




Got a few spare hours? Browse our library and listen to past conference sessions.

2014 Conference Sponsorships

Get in front of 500 producers, reporters and editors with your sponsorship, or ad in the program book. 

Contact us for more information.


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