The Society of Broadcast Engineers will stage its 49th annual meeting this month in Indianapolis, Ind., in conjunction with the annual Broadcast Engineering & IT Workshop presented by the Indiana Broadcasters Association (IBA). The event is being held at the Sheraton Hotel and Suites in the Keystone Crossing area of Indianapolis. The SBE National Meeting will be held October 29-30 and the IBA conference is on the 30th. The local SBE host is Chapter 25 of Indianapolis and Central Indiana.
SBE Membership Meeting - LIVE STREAM will be available on SBE Website
The sessions, trade show, breakfast, lunch and the awards reception and dinner, are all included for $100. Click here to register.
Tuesday, October 29
2-4:00 p.m. - SBE Certification Committee Meeting
Location: Woodfield Boardroom
6-10:00 p.m. - SBE Board of Directors Meeting
Location: Metro Suite
Wednesday, October 30
8-9:00 a.m. - Fellows Breakfast Sponsored by Kathrein Scala Division - by invitation only
Location: Crosspointe Suite
4-5:00 p.m. - SBE Membership Meeting - LIVE STREAM will be available On SBE Website
Location: Metro Suite
Location: Clearwater Ballroom-A
6-8:45 p.m. - SBE Annual Awards Dinner Sponsored by Nautel
Speaker Paul Brenner, senior vice president and chief technology officer for
Location: Clearwater Ballroom A&B
The SBE National Awards Dinner keynote speaker is Paul Brenner, SVP and CTO of Emmis Communications. Brenner is an innovative visionary and the originator of the HD Radio data distribution consortium business model by which he currently serves as president of the Broadcaster Traffic Consortium, LLC (BTC), a partnership of more than 24 radio companies throughout the United States and Canada, formed to distribute data and advertising via FM and HD Radio® technology. BTC serves millions of consumer devices and automobiles with FM and HD Radio data services.
Brenner’s most recent leadership role is related to getting FM Analog and HD Radio standard in Smartphones and using terrestrial radio as the next generation of radio listener and advertiser engagement.
For a listing of events for the IBA IT/Engineer Workshop click here
National Awards Dinner
Awards Reception Fellows Breakfast
View the complete list of SBE National Award recipients. All 2013 award winners will be recognized at the Annual Awards Reception and Dinner on October 30 in the Clearwater Ballroom.
Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel and Suites
8787 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Accommodations: A special guest room rate of $109 per night; mention the Indiana Broadcasters Association. Reservations should be made before October 11th and can be done by calling (317) 846-2700 or click here.
Location: The Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel and Suites is located in the Keystone Crossing area of Indianapolis. The hotel offers free garage parking and is connected to the Keystone Fashion Mall. For driving directions click here.