The Midwest Broadcast & Multimedia Technology Conference (MBMTC) provides a full day of learning and networking (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) – designed specifically for broadcast engineers – giving you the opportunity explore best practices, compliance guidance and the latest technology and equipment available.

The conference is a joint effort of the Ohio Association of Broadcasters, the Indiana Broadcasters Association and Kentucky Broadcasters Association and features:

• A full day of sessions for radio, television and IT engineers and technical staff
• Dedicated time to explore the Exhibit Hall and check out the latest equipment.
• Opportunities to network with colleagues from three states.
• Complimentary continental breakfast, morning break and lunch in the Exhibit Hall.
• Door prize giveaways.


• OAB/IBA/KBA Member – $60
• SBE/SMPTE Member – $60
• Nonmember – $80
• Exhibitor Showcase only – $40

Conference registration includes access to all sessions, exhibit hall, continental breakfast, lunch and parking.

Hotel Information

We have reserved room blocks available to all attendees and exhibitors at two hotels located in proximity to the Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC):

Hampton Inn & Suites (north end of GCCC) – 501 North High St. Columbus, OH 43215
• Room Rate: $159/night for Oct. 27-28
• Reservation Deadline: Deadline to register has passed, but rooms may still be available.
• Reservation Instructions: Reservations can be made online with the group booking link:, or by calling the hotel at 614-559-2000 and requesting a room in the Midwest Broadcast & Multimedia Technology Conference block – code BMT.

Red Roof Plus (south end of GCCC) – 111 East Nationwide Blvd. Columbus, OH 43215
• Room Rate: $99/night for Oct. 27-28
• Reservation Deadline: Deadline to register has passed, but rooms may still be available.
• Reservation Instructions: Call the inn directly at 614-224-6539 or to the toll-free hotline 800-RED ROOF to secure rooms. Please refer to group name OAOB22.

If you need assistance in getting around the convention center, contact Mariah West, who can make arrangements for you.

Your safety and health are our priority

We will follow all health and safety protocols as outlined by federal and local governments at the time of the conference.


Contact the OAB’s Mariah West at or 614-228-4052.


Thank you to our conference sponsors: