WABE (Western Association of Broadcast Engineers) is pleased to announce that its exhibit hall is sold out and education sessions are filling up for its annual convention, taking place Oct. 4-5 in Calgary. In addition, WABE is also extending its early bird delegate registration deadline for another week. Those who register by Sept. 9 will get the discounted price. This is also the deadline to book your hotel room at a discounted price. Please visit wabe.ca for more details or email email@example.com. We look forward to seeing everyone back together again for learning and networking!
The Association of Central Canada Broadcast Engineers (CCBE) held their annual Career Development Conference, August 26-27, at the Kingbridge Centre in King City, ON. The first in-person conference since 2019, attendance exceeded expectations with over 100 registered delegates. The CCBE Engineering Excellence Award was presented to Brian Hinz, Senior Engineering Manager of Blackburn Media. The Bob Norton Ambassador of the Year Award went to Ted Paley of Ron Paley Broadcast, while the CCBE Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded to Roger Cole, Chief Engineer of Television and Radio for Kingston and Peterborough at Corus Entertainment. A graduate of the Electronics Technology program at St. Lawrence College, Roger started his career at CKWS Kingston before moving on to Brockville, Chatham and finally, back to Kingston where he has been for the last 30 years. Read more here.
Shutterstock has rebranded The Newsroom as Splash. The editorial content hub, launched in May 2021, was bolstered by the acquisition of Splash in May of this year, a leading source for image and video content across celebrity, red carpet and live events. With the rebrand to Splash, Shutterstock customers retain access to breaking news, as well as an archive of over 30 million images, with a live feed of 40,000 images uploaded per day from a network of over 4,000 photographers. That’s combined with The Vault, Shutterstock’s archive of over 60 million photo and video assets from AP, ITV, The Condé Nast Collection, and The A+E Networks® Archive.