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What: SMPTE/SBE Holiday Party
When: November 29, 2017 6:00 PM
Sponsors: Vertical Technology Services, LLC. , ProAudio.com , and Broadcasters General Store

Our December meeting was an opportunity to meet with the SMPTE Washington DC Section for an evening of great Food, Drink, and Conversation with our Industry colleagues.

This year's gala was held at Gordon Biersch, 900 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004, just four blocks from the DC Convention Center, home of the Government Video Expo held the same day.

Dinner was provided by our genereous event sponsors, which we wish to thank:

SMPTE Washington DC Section & SBE Chapter 37

Organizers of SMPTE Washington DC Section and SBE Chapter 37 Holiday Party 2016:

SMPTE, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, a professional membership association, is the worldwide leader in developing and providing motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. An internationally recognized and accredited organization, SMPTE advances moving-imagery education and engineering across the broadband, broadcast, cinema, and IT disciplines. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has published the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal and developed more than 650 standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines. More than 6,000 members — motion-imaging executives, engineers, creative and technology professionals, researchers, scientists, educators, and students— who meet in Sections throughout the world, sustain the Society. Information on joining SMPTE is available at http://www.smpte.org/join.

The Washington DC Section of SMPTE hosts monthly section meetings featuring technology presentations and facility tours, an annual holiday party and our annual two-day technology conference. More information about our local section and upcoming events can be found here:https://www.smpte.org/sections/washington-dc

The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) Chapter 37 is a very diverse group, including a variety of media professionals in the Nation's Capitol. Our members include local radio and television engineers, national and international network technicians, consulting engineers, electronics manufacturers and Federal employees working in broadcast related positions.

Regardless of your area of broadcast interest, you are sure to find a warm welcome at the Washington DC Chapter of the Society of Broadcast Engineers. More information can be found at www.sbe.org and www.sbe37.org.

Meeting Attendees

Mr. John Aall
Mr. Matt Aurtutine
Mr. Karl Grae Bener
Brett Benson
Rymond Blumenthal
Mr. Joseph Boda
Ms. Anne Brooker-Grogan
Mr. Ed Bukont
Mr. Bob Bush
Ms. Helen Carr
Mr. Eric Carson
Mr. Steve Cooper
Mr. Tom Cubby
Mr. Steve D'Agostino
Mr. Doug Davidson
Ms. Liz Davis
Ms. Melissa Davis
Mr. Ted Dembicki
Mr. Frank Di Ciero
Mr. Greg Doggett
Ms. Gina East
Mr. Jonathan Einersen
Mr. Craig Fingar
Mr. Rob Forman
Mr. Jon Foster
Mr. Larry Gaetano
Giovani Galvez
Mr. Owen Garland
Mr. John Garziglia
Ms. Phoebe Gavin
Mr. Lou Gershenson
J. Nephi Griffith
Mr. Ed Grogan
Mr. Tom Hackett
Mr. Bob Hivner
Mr. J. Eric Hoehn
Mr. Dane Holland
Mr. Daniel Huntzinger
Mr. Spike Jones
Mr. Doug Keltz
Mr. Dave Kerstin
Colin King
Mr. Anthony Klick
Mr. David Kolesar
Mr. Albert Kornak
Mr. Kent Kramer
Mr. Karl Kuhn
Mr. Bruce Lane
Mr. Fee Lee
Mr. Dean Leeson
Mr. James Lien
Mr. John Ludman
Ms. Mary Jo Lyle
Mr. Stephen McErlain
Mr. Charles Motta
Ms. Sarah Nagata
Mr. Robert Nilo
Mr. Steven Nurnighoff
Mr. James O'Neal
Macie Ochman
Mr. Brian Oliger
Cassidy Phillips
Mr. Mike Piroino
Xavier Plater
Lore Potoker
Mr. Eric Radloff
Damon Roach
Mr. Rudy Ruiz
Mr. John Sam
Franco Schultz
Mr. Wesley Scruggs
Mr. Mark Sharp
Mr. Ed Sherry
Mr. Gregg Skall
Mr. Gregory Smalfelt
Mr. James Snyder
Mr. Jonathan Solomon
Mr. Julius Suyat
Mr. Jason Taite
Mr. Dave Thomas
Mr. Christopher Torkelson
Mr. Ted Traniloni
Ms. Gwenn Tune
Ms. Betty Van Etten
Mr. Joel Vera
Mr. John Voorheis
Mr. Tu Vu
Mr. Buck Waters
Mr. David Watts
Mr. Eric Wenocur
Mr. Bill Weston
Mr. Peter Wharton
Mr. Philip Whitebloom
Mr. Fred Willard
Mr. Jeff Williams
Mr. Ron Witko
Mr. Joel Woodruff
Mr. Douglas Wynn
Mr. Eric Zappia