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The Ontario Association of Broadcasters’ CONNECTION 2018 will be held on Thursday, November 8th.   For program information click the details button.

OAB Awards - Enter today!

The Ontario Association of Broadcasters Awards are now closed.  For information and winners, click the details button.  

  • Best In Class Sales Award
  • Community Service Award
  • Creative Award
  • Promotions Award


Career Day 2019

Save the Date:  Career Day 2019 will be held on Monday, March 4th!  Details will be sent to participating colleges early in the new year.

Career Day provides a relaxed forum where post secondary students can meet with experienced broadcasters to hear first hand what their jobs are really like!  Students sign up with their program coordinators.  Broadcasters who would like to volunteer for this fun and rewarding event can contact memberservices(at)oab.ca.

How Canada Listens

Radio is a local medium and reaches listeners in every corner of Canada regardless of the size of the market. Radio’s reach is at 87% of Canadians 12+, which translates to 27.4 million people each week. Time spent per listener at 16.6 hours per week. Nearly half of radio tuning is done at home, over a third in the car and 20% at work.

About Us

The Ontario Association of Broadcasters was established in 1950, originally as the Central Canada Broadcasters Association, to serve the common interests of privately owned radio and television station operators in the province. Membership is open to Radio and Television stations licensed in Ontario. Post-secondary schools, businesses and organizations with an interest in the broadcast industry are eligible for associate membership.

Annual General Meeting

Each year the Ontario Association of Broadcasters holds an Annual General Meeting. The OAB Financial Statements are reviewed and Committee Chairs will overview their respective committee’s year and future plans. This is also a time when nominees are presented by the...

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NEW OAB Awards

The Ontario Association of Broadcasters is proud to announce TWO NEW awards, recognizing the talents of station Creative staff and Sales staff!  The OAB Creative Award will be awarded to the person who creates the best 30 or 60 radio ad that inspires action, evokes...

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CONNECTION 2018 Tickets

Registration Open
Connection 2018 – November 8

Book a Room

OAB Conference Group Rate $169/night
Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel, 901 Dixon Rd