What: SMPTE/SBE Holiday Party
When: November 28, 2018 6:00 PM
Sponsor: Multiple Sponors. See text!
Our annual holiday bash was another great success! It was organized by SMPTE Washington DC Section, along with assistance from SBE Chapter 37, the AES DC Section, and the many generous sponsors listed below. We enjoyed an evening of great food and drink but what made the event truly special was the comradery and engaging conversation with our industry colleagues.
This year's gala was held at Corduroy, 1122 9th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001 (just across 9th Street from the DC Convention Center), on the first day of the Governemt Video Expo. Dinner was provided by our genereous event sponsors, which we wish to thank:
- Anywave Communication Technologies
- AWS Elemental
- Beck TV
- Black Magic Design
- Broadcasters General Store
- Chesapeake Systems
- Dielectric Inc.
- Digital Video Group
- Enensys Technologies
- Happy Robotz LLC
- Imagine Communications
- Pro Audio.com
- Radio Frequency Systems
- Utah Scientific
- Vertical Technology Services
Organizers of Holiday Party 2018:
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 is the professional organization of television and radio engineers and those in related fields. The SBE has more than 5,000 members in 115 chapters across the United States and in Hong Kong. There are also members in more than 30 other countries. Most chapters meet monthly and offer educational programs and an opportunity to network with other broadcast technical professionals. SBE offers the preeminent technical broadcast certification program in the U.S. and an expansive list of educational programs for broadcast engineers, operators, technicians, and broadcast IT professionals.
The Audio Engineering Society is the only professional society devoted exclusively to audio technology. Founded in the United States in 1948, the AES has grown to become an international organization that unites audio engineers, creative artists, scientists and students worldwide by promoting advances in audio and disseminating new knowledge and research.
Currently, over 12,000 members are affiliated with more than 75 AES professional sections and more than 95 AES student sections around the world. Section activities may include guest speakers, technical tours, demonstrations and social functions. Through local AES section events, members experience valuable opportunities for professional networking and personal growth.