It is with great pleasure that the CPDJA formally welcomes Debbie Russell to the Executive Committee level of association management. Debbie was the backbone to what made the 2018 Online Auction come to life and she continues to play that role in developing and managing implementation of the recently launched membership management software, website and future phases of both. For those who don't know this ballroom dance aficionado, here are a few parts to her great story.
In Part 1 we went over how to get the CPDJA logo, access the insurance program and we learned where to purchase CONNECT Music Licensing licenses from. Now it's time to share a few other member need-to-knows: networking nights, automatic event subscription and CWDJC Replays...
You're a member of the Canadian Professional Disc Jockey Association...what are some quick and easy things you should know? This is part one of a couple of posts that'll detail out where you can quickly access frequently requested parts of the website and member benefits. This post will touch on where you can find the CPDJA logo for use on your website and where insurance info is located and how to purchase CONNECT licenses.
With Valentine's Day just hours away, it's time to kick off our own celebration of LOVE here at the Canadian Professional Disc Jockey Association! This is your opportunity to have some fun sharing your CPDJA story and to be entered to win copies of Mike Walter's new book, On This Date In Music! Read on to find out how you can share your story and win!
For approximately 18 months we have been working on a complete overhaul of the information management system for the CPDJA and a new website. We are thrilled to report, phase one is now complete! Welcome to the new!
The single largest piece of infrastructure that enables the functional operation of the Canadian Professional Disc Jockey Association made the full transition to it's next life just a few days ago. After a nail biting 24 hours of waiting for the website to populate all over the web, it is finally live and ready for interaction with all of you!
Since the very beginning of the Canada Wide DJ Call, DJs have been asking for access to replay the broadcasts of these popular calls. Today, we have great news about just that!
What was first started by the Lincolnshire County Council (UK) in 2016 (BBC article) has now become a global phenomenon. The #askforAngela initiative is a global safety campaign to ensure both women and men have an easy way out of awkward dating situations. Both the CBC and Global News have reported on the program being implemented in various establishments in Canada.
Many DJ publications have been spreading the word as well, in case a DJ is asked the question by a guest where they might be working.
The following text has been making it's way through DJ Facebook groups and other publications as well. The original author is unknown, but the story (whether fictional or not) illustrates how the program works and is something all DJs should be aware of.
Allied Members of the CPDJA