The Broadcast Engineering Society (India) was established in 1987 and is registered with the Registrar of Societies, Delhi, India. The Society has it’s headquarter at New Delhi and has 12 Local Chapters spread across the country.
The main objectives of the BES(I) are:
To promote the advancement and dissemination of knowledge & practices of broadcasting in the field of Radio, Television and other media.
To enhance the knowledge of broadcast engineering professionals.
To meet these objectives, the Society conducts conferences, seminars, tutorials and exhibitions regularly. The signature event of the society, BES Expo, an International conference and exhibition, is conducted every year in New Delhi. All major Exhibitors, delegates and visitors from India and abroad participate in this event. Every EXPO has a theme on the current broadcast situation.
BES EXPOs have been approved by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India and endorsed by the International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers (IABM) and DRM. These events have been supported by Prasar Bharati, ABU, UNESCO, Society of Broadcast Engineers, USA, Ministry of Communications & IT, Govt of India and IGNOU.
The Society has over 2,500 Life Fellows/Members. 37 leading organizations in the country are its Corporate Members. The Society brings out a quarterly technical journal, known as BES Review it has also brought out other publications.
Society also promotes technical innovations and excellence, by facilitating prestigious BES Awards to individuals for their outstanding contributions in the field of Broadcast engineering every year.