2018 CBAA Conference

2018 Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors


Thank you to our sponsors and exhibitors for your support.


Silver Sponsor

Australian Film Television Radio School

As Silver Sponsor, you'll find AFTRS in our exhibition area, as well as a category sponsor in our Awards. The Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) is the country’s leading premier radio school and offers a multitude of courses in both online and on campus formats to suit the aspiring, developing or established radio practitioner. AFTRS offers the Radio Content, Management and Leadership – an online industry validated certificate designed for experienced radio staff working in the commercial, public and community broadcasting sectors wanting to step up into management, content and programming roles. Check out the AFTRS website for many other short and introductory radio and podcasting courses


Major Partner

The Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF) is an independent non-profit funding organisation based in Melbourne. The CBF solicits and then distributes funds that assist with the maintenance and development of community broadcasting in Australia. The mission of the CBF is to assist the Australian community broadcasting sector in becoming well-resourced, independent, diverse and accessible


Lanyard Sponsor

McNair yellowSquares

McNair has the oldest pedigree of any research company in Australia, dating back to the 1930s. McNair is a full-service market and social research company with a commitment to community radio – not just by virtue of supplying the National Listener Survey for the past decade, but also as the leading research agency amongst the diverse groups that listen to community radio, including speakers of languages other than English and Indigenous Australians. McNair has all the quality credentials and resources required, as well as the experience and sensitivity to assist in community research at every level.


Media Lab Partner

Community Media Training Organisation

The Community Media Training Organisation began operating in 2011 and is a Registered Training Organisation, delivering accredited and non-accredited training to community broadcasters around Australia.


Award Sponsors


Established in 1969, the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Limited is a national, non-government, non-profit organisation that represents the interest of record companies and Australian recording artists.

PPCA works together with their licensors, being thousands of Australian recording artists and hundreds of labels both major and independent. While PPCA enables businesses to thrive by playing a repertoire of quality music, they also safeguard the rights of thousands of Australian recording artists and labels, ensuring that they receive a fair return for their music.



APRA AMCOS (the Australasian Performing Right Association and the Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society) is a collective management organisation which licenses organisations to play, perform, copy, record or make available music on behalf of more than 87,500 members and 124,000 licensees with 170 affiliated organisations worldwide.

Deutsche Welle logo

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster and a trusted source for reliable, news and information with content in 30 languages. The flagship channel DW provides analysis and insights to viewers around the globe, reporting on important issues in English 24/7. With continuous news reports, special features and talk shows covering everything from business, science and politics to culture and sports, DW brings people closer to what matters most – made in Germany, made for minds. For more information, visit dw.com.



Hindenburg Systems is a Danish software company specialising in intuitive, portable solutions for storytellers. Our mission is to tear down the technical divide between storytellers and their audience. Innovative technological features allow audio raconteurs to focus on telling great stories, while our software ensures broadcast quality results. Our products are developed in close collaboration with profressional and amatuer users to ensure that our tool provide real solutions - today and in the digital future. 

For more information visit hindenburg.com


C31 #CBAAconf 2018 Sponsor

C31 Melbourne and Geelong is Victoria's non-profit, open-access community television station. C31 supports content creators from all walks of life to connect with audiences in a multi-platform world. With over 1 million YouTube network views and an in-house production team creating community-minded content, there has never been a better time to be involved with C31.



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