Registration for the CBU AGA extended to July 13, 2016

Jun 27, 2016 | News Releases

EXTENSION OF REGISTRATION – Wednesday, July 13, 2016



OCTOBER 24 TO 27, 2016

Dear Colleague,

The CBU Secretariat extends its thanks to delegates, exhibitors and presenters who have already submitted their registration forms for the CBU’s 47th Annual General Assembly, ahead of the original registration closing date of June 24, 2016.

In collaboration with the  main conference hotels, the Secretariat is pleased to advise, the registration period has been extended to Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

However, please note there is a limited number of rooms blocked for Assembly delegates.  After the booking deadline, rooms will be subject to availability, and only at regular rates.

Highlights of this year’s Assembly include a forum on “Media Innovation and Transformation” from the CEO of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, Mr Jimi Matthews; a seminar on Disaster Risk and the Media, to be addressed by Mr Ronald Jackson, Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster and Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA); a spotlight on Digital Radio standards featuring Ms. Ruxandra Obreja, Chairman of Digital Radio Mondiale, as well as a half-day seminar on “Doing Business in Cuba”, hosted by the national Chamber of Commerce.

As always, the best of the media offerings from the region will be celebrated at the Caribbean Broadcasting Awards gala, on the evening of Tuesday, October 25.

The CBU has negotiated a special rate for participants to experience La Parisien at Hotel Nacional, hailed as the best cabaret in Havana.  In addition, all participants are invited to stay after the Members’ session on Thursday October 27, for an afternoon trip to enjoy the art and handicraft at La Feria in Old Havana, as well as a day tour of Pinar del Rio on Friday October 28.

CBU has negotiated discounted airfare for delegates travelling to Havana on the official airline of the event, Copa Airlines.  The discounts are valid for the event attendee and one (1) travel companion, for travel up to 5 days before and after the AGA.

For registration details, including updated information for payment by wire transfer contact or +1(246)430-1007 or check the CBU website at

For more information about the customized packages for sponsors and exhibitors, contact Mrs. Loretta Skeete at or the CBU Secretariat at

Looking forward to welcoming you to Havana, Cuba in October!

Warm regards,


Sonia Gill

Secretary General

Caribbean Broadcasting Union