Broadcast Tech & Engineering News – WABE exhibit hall sold out for October event

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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 info@wabe.ca.  We look forward to seeing everyone back together again for learning and networking!

CCBE Engineering Excellence Award winner Brian Hinz (left) with Ron Combden, CCBE President, (right).

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.

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