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President’s Reception

Friday, May 26 | Sheraton Hotel Toronto, ON

The President’s Reception will be held on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 5:30 pm following the end of day one programming. The event will feature presentations to the recipients of the following awards:

  • RTDNA Canada President’s Award
  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Bill Hutton Award
  • Edward Murrow Award
  • Central Region Lifetime Achievement Awards
  • RTDNF Scholarship Awards in addition to showcasing their outstanding work

This event provides a wonderful opportunity to network with leaders, colleagues, rising stars and other industry players in the broadcast and digital news industry.

Single and group tickets can be purchased online for $80.


*Please click on New Registration button in order to purchase 1 or more tickets

Thank you to the President’s Reception sponsor:



Awards Gala Dinner

Saturday, May 27 | Sheraton Hotel Toronto, ON

The Awards Gala Dinner will be held on Saturday May 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm following the conclusion of the national conference. This event is a celebration of excellence in broadcast and digital news in Canada. RTNDA Members that have been recognized for excellence withing their respective regions (Atlantic, Central, Prairies, BC) are considered for the prestigious National Awards in each category. They, along with Networks Awards winners, are announced during the course fo the evening. Plus we play tribute to this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees from Central Canada along with the inaugural Network Lifetime Achievement Award honourees. Attendance is a must for anyone interested in celebrating and connecting with industry leaders, influencers and decision makers.

  • Awards Gala Dinner Ticket: $160
  • Awards Gala Dinner – Corporate Table of 8: $1500

Corporate Table includes: 8 tickets and a $250 donation to RTDNF. To reserve a table please contact Thespena Kanakos at


*Please click on the New Registration button to purchase 1 or more tickets

Thank you to the Awards Gala Dinner sponsor:




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