Supporting the Industry

BobHawkins.com strongly believes in the professional development of the disc jockey industry throughout North America. Our staff attend a number of trade conferences including the Mobile Beat Convention in Las Vegas every February.

 

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Canadian Disc Jockey Association

BobHawkins.com was the 15th member to join the CDJA and has been a member in good standing since its founding in 1978. Bob has been the President of the Toronto Chapter and has sat as a member of the National Executive Council. For 5 years, Robert held the position of Secretary for the Toronto Chapter. In 2008, Bob was honored with a lifetime membership in the CDJA for his dedication to the DJ industry in Canada.

 

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Canadian Professional Disc Jockey Association

BobHawkins.com has been a member of this association, originally called the Canadian Online Disc Jockey Association, since its inception in the early 1990s. The CPDJA mission is to promote professionalism in the disc jockey service industry through information, education, training and support for our membership. It strives to maintain the highest standards of service to consumers in planning, organising and coordinating the use of the services of our professional membership. In March 2012 BobHawkins.com was one of the five inaugural recipients - out of all the DJs in Canada! - to receive the CPDJA Community Service Award, an award which showcases the contributions the recipients have made in their communities.

 

Western New York Entertainment Alliance (WNYMEA)

Western New York Mobile Entertainers Alliance

Following the Mobile Beat Summer Conference in Niagara Falls, New York in 2005, BobHawkins.com joined this great group of individuals after experiencing high levels of camaraderie and hospitality. As a member, we were the only company to ever hold two memberships in the organisation. Bob and Robert travelled anywhere between Buffalo and Rochester every month to attend its meetings. Robert sat on the board of officers as the secretary for 5 years straight. Robert was honored with the WNYMEA Member of the Year Award in 2010.

 

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American Disc Jockey Association

The ADJA is an association of professional mobile entertainers whose mission is to help its members to succeed through ongoing education, camaraderie, and networking. The association believes that Disc Jockeys achieve more as a group than they can individually. The American Disc Jockey Association educates it member Disc Jockeys in ethical and professional behaviour, and has a program to educate consumers on how to choose a truly professional Disc Jockey.