The EnnesWorkshopsTM were created in 1991 through the Ennes Educational Foundation TrustTM in an effort to bring affordable education to members locally. The Ennes Educational Foundation Trust, through its Education Foundation Committee, offers periodic workshops and seminars around the United States. Programs are typically one day in length (app. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.) and are very affordable. These programs feature multiple topics and speakers that provide television and radio engineers with the latest information in broadcast and media technology.
“I thoroughly enjoyed the Cleveland Ennes Workshop! I appreciated the diversity of information and the people in attendance from different areas of broadcast technology. It is always nice to congregate with your peers in technology. Sometimes the individual personal experiences shared in person can be just as educational as the program that brought you together!”
— Louis Johnson IV, CPBE
- What are Ennes Workshops?
- Upcoming Workshops
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- Bring an Ennes Workshop to Your Area
- What Past Attendees Had to Say
- Justifying Professional Development
Reserve Your Spot for the SBE Chapter 41 Ennes Workshop: “Transitioning to ATSC 3.0”
Friday, August 27, 2021, in Harrisburg, PA – 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA 17011.
Interested in hosting an Ennes Workshop? Contact Cathy Orosz at 317-846-9000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attending an Ennes Workshop qualifies for 1 credit, identified under Category G of the Recertification Schedule for SBE Certifications.
NOW ACCEPTING PAPERS FOR THE ENNES WORKSHOPS
The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) offers non-commercial, technical workshops throughout the year. Ennes Workshops are designed to attract broadcast engineers and engineering management from within several hundred miles to a one-day educational program.
Attendance ranges from 35-65. Workshops are planned in several cities across the U.S. each year. At times these are done in conjunction with a larger show, event or state broadcaster’s association event. Attendees are often engineers and others who do not go to the NAB Show or fall conventions.
Typically, presentations are around 45 minutes in length and there are separate radio and television program tracks for much of the day. We have great flexibility and encourage more tutorial-oriented programs of greater length, as well as topics of interest to both radio and television attendees. Presenters are selected based on providing a well balanced, informative and interesting program for those attending.
The SBE realizes that presenting at the Ennes Workshops requires a commitment of time and expense and we appreciate your contribution. This is an unique opportunity to reach a group of engineers on a personal basis in an educational setting.
To submit your topic, please send your idea in writing to:
SBE Education Director Cathy Orosz, email, 317-846-9000
Submissions should include:
Name of Presenter
Approximate length of presentation in minutes
Day-time telephone number and e-mail address of presenter
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What Past Attendees Had to Say
“The best broadcast engineering education for the money!”
San Diego Ennes Workshop Attendee, October 2010
South Florida Ennes Workshop Attendee, March 2010
“The Ennes Workshop plays a very important part in keeping up with today’s technological advances in the broadcasting industry.”
– Norbert Miles
El Paso Ennes Workshop Attendee, May 2012
“Topics were timely, substantive and efficiently presented…very cost-effective format. Kudos to all involved.”
– Edward J. Miller, CPBE
Cleveland Ennes Workshop Attendee, June 2012
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