BCAB – February Update

Preparations are now well underway for the BCAB 69th Annual Conference set to take place May 17-19 in Penticton. The Board of the BCAB has lined up an excellent slate of presenters along with the social opportunities we all wish to take advantage of.

The BCAB Lineup of speakers includes:
Ron Bremner
Fred Jacobs
Sean Ross
Daniel Anstandig

And a few more speakers yet to be named (and though unlikely, the above lineup is subject to change).

The BCAB will also recognize Quarter Century and Half Century Club inductees. If there are any potential inductees in your operation, be sure to have them visit www.bcab.ca in order to be recognized this May.

Registration is NOW open for several Conference options including:
Early Bird Conference Registrations (including optional Golf and Poker Tournament): Click here
Awards of Excellence (Now through March 14, 2016): Click here

I look forward to seeing you in Penticton this May!

Kevin Gemmell
British Columbia Association of Broadcasters
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Awards of Excellence

The BCAB has been recognizing the “Best in Province” for radio and television commercials, station imaging, community service and news reporting for more than 50 years. Awards are presented to both large and small/medium market stations at the Awards Gala during the annual conference.

This prestigious competition is open to all members and associate members of the BCAB and celebrates outstanding achievement in several areas:

  • Best Commercial Creative – Radio & Television
  • Best Station Imaging – Radio & Television
  • Community Service Award – Radio & Television
  • Excellence in News Reporting – Radio & Television

And don’t forget about the individual awards. These are free categories, so nominate a deserving someone (or more) from your station!

  • Broadcast Performer of Tomorrow
  • Performer of the Year
  • Broadcaster of the Year

Award Submissions are open now through Monday March 14th 2016

Special Incentive for 2016:

For 2016, for every paid entry submitted, up to a maximum of 10 entries, you may purchase an equal number of tickets to the President’s Dinner and Awards Gala at a special reduced rate of $75 per ticket (regular price $98 – limit of 10 reduced rate tickets per account.) More details will be provided in the “welcome” email you receive when you register to submit entries.

Click here to find out more

Back by popular 24f6322f-f1c6-4243-a3ee-73af7993d827demand is the BCAB Poker Tournament! This year there are a maximum of 33 seats available.

Your $50 entry fee includes:
-Social and Training
-Chips in the Tournament
-Cash Prizes for the Winners

Defending Champion Jerome Gignac MUST be defeated!
Sign up to play NOW to do your part!
Find out more – Click Here

2be30694-255f-4e1c-b529-3558e28565bfWe tee it up a the Twin Lakes Golf Course to kick off the 69th Annual Conference. You can register to golf as a single, or as a foursome. Plan to spend an extra day in Penticton and enjoy some of the BEST Golf in Canada.


Find out more – Click Here

3d3e0e2e-3809-41ce-b0bc-0b17acbc4268The BCAB Legacy Awards recognize 25 years and 50 years of service to the broadcasting industry. Each new Quarter Century Club and Half Century Club member recieves a Certificate of Recognition and a QCC/HCC Pin at the annual BCAB Conference held each spring.

Please take a moment to pass this information around your companies. Any staff completing 25 or 50 years can apply. It’s FREE and you don’t HAVE to attend the conference to apply.

Apply now! – Click Here