ACM West Conference

Conference, Trade Show & Wave Awards Ceremony
February 22-24, 2023 in Santa Barbara, CA

Join TVSB in welcoming the ACM West Regional Conference to the American Riviera while celebrating 48 years of community television in Santa Barbara. Please join us for an Open House, music, food, cocktails and the WAVE Awards. Learn More Here.

Schedule of Events:
Wednesday, February 22, 2023

  • Welcome to Santa Barbara Day!
  • 1-3 pm Open House at City TV
  • 3-5 pm Open House at TV Santa Barbara
  • 6-8:30 PM Welcome Reception at the Historic Cabrillo Pavilion, Santa Barbara’s premier ocean-front venue on the sands of East Beach.

TVSB’s Open House and the Welcome to Santa Barbara reception at the Cabrillo Pavilion are open to the public, but reservations are required and a $25 per person tax-deductible donation is suggested. Please RSVP to

Thursday, February 23, 2023

  • WAVE Awards Ceremony and Reception
  • 5:30 – 8pm WAVE Awards Ceremony and Reception at Mar Monte Hotel’s Pacific Ballroom
  • 8:30 – 10pm Awards Ceremony After Party

Santa Barbara was the site of the first ACM West Regional Conference in 1982, and the first WAVE Awards ceremonies were held in Santa Barbara in 1988. 2023 also marks the 20 year anniversary of TV Santa Barbara becoming a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization.

Contact Erik Davis, Executive Director of TVSB, to support community television with an event sponsorship,

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