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2016 PMBA Annual Conference Registration


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 Fee TypeMember FeeNon-Member Fee
    
 Full Conference Registration (includes Pre-Conference Workshops)*
 Early (before March 31)$495.00$795.00
 Regular (April 1 - May 18):$545.00$895.00
 Onsite Registration (May 31):$595.00$945.00

*Online registration closes Wednesday, May 18. After this date all registrations must be completed onsite.


Paying by Check or Invoice

If paying by check, or if you require an invoice for payment, you will not be able to use the online registration system. Please complete the registration form (PDF) and send it to info@pmbaonline.org to register via check and/or to request an invoice for payment. Call PMBA at (703) 506 - 3266 or info@pmbaonline.org with any questions.


Sid Brown Scholarship

UPDATE: The application process for the Sid Brown Scholarship is now closed.

Since 1996 PMBA has offered the Sid Brown Scholarship, awarding the winner each year travel expenses (hotel and airfare not to exceed $1,000) to the Annual Conference as well as a complimentary registration.  The scholarship honors the late Sid Brown, NPR’s Vice President for Finance and Administration, who died in 1994.

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be employed by a public radio or television station, and must attend the entire conference.
  • Recipient may be asked to participate in a post-conference phone call with the selection committee to discuss the recipient’s experience at the conference.
  • Recipient may be asked to write an article, share notes, or create a resource summarizing content learned at the conference.

Criteria considered:

  • Your public broadcasting experience
  • How attending the conference content relates to your job
  • The benefit(s) you anticipate by attending the conference
  • If your station would not otherwise be represented at the conference
  • Your station’s financial circumstances
  • PMBA membership is not required.                                                                       

Submission:

  • Letters of submission must address the requirements and criteria and include a resume.
  • The deadline to receive submissions is Friday, April 1.
  • The winner will be notified no later than Friday, April 15.

Download the Call for Nominations.

Email submissions to Caroline White, cwhite@pmbaonline.org, or fax to Caroline’s attention at 703-506-3266. Apply today or forward this message to your colleagues who would benefit from the scholarship!


PBS Scholarship

UPDATE: The application process for the PBS Scholarship is now closed.

For this first time, PBS will be offering one full PBS Scholarship and three partial scholarships. In this inaugural year, the recipient of the full scholarship will receive travel expenses (hotel and airfare not to exceed $1,200) to the Annual Conference as well as a complimentary registration. Three recipients will receive a complimentary conference registration.

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be employed by a PBS Member station and must attend the entire conference.
  • Recipient may be asked to participate in a post-conference phone call with a PBS representative to discuss the recipient’s experience at the conference.

Criteria considered:

  • Your public broadcasting experience
  • How attending the conference content relates to your job
  • The benefit(s) you anticipate by attending the conference
  • If your station would not otherwise be represented at the conference
  • If you have ever had the opportunity to attend a PMBA conference
  • Your station’s financial circumstances
  • PMBA membership is not required.                                                                   

Submission:

  • Letters of submission must address the requirements and criteria and include a resume.
  • The deadline to receive submissions is Friday, April 1.
  • The winner will be notified no later than Wednesday, April 27.

Download the PBS Call for Nominations.

Email submissions to John Chen, jchen@pmbaonline.org, or fax to Johns attention at 703-506-3266. Apply today or forward this message to your colleagues who would benefit from the scholarship!