The NAB Show® Call for Speakers is now open! More than 93,000 media and entertainment professionals from 156 countries, including more than 1,700 industry press representatives, attended the 2013 NAB Show. We invite you to be part of the 2014 event.
Proposal Requirements and Deadlines
- Proposals featuring original content, research or rarely-seen yet highly regarded speakers will receive very favorable consideration.
- Proposals promoting company products or services will not be accepted; however proposals explaining the underlying technologies used in broadcast products or services will be considered. NAB Show offers Info Sessions on a space-available basis for companies seeking to promote their services. Click here for Info Session particulars.
- Proposals must be submitted by October 18, 2013 to be considered. In order to be fair to all submitters, this deadline will not be extended.
- Proposals are reviewed based on relevant topic and target audience. Review the target audience for each conference per the information below prior to submitting. Click here to view a sample proposal.
- NAB Show reserves the right to include additional speakers, edit titles and descriptions, and replace moderators as deemed necessary for the overall success of the session and accepted proposal. All such improvements will be reviewed with each submitter.
- All submitters will be notified not later than the week of December 31, 2013 of the status of their submission via email to the address submitters provide on the submission form.
NAB Show offers seven Conferences featuring 500+ skill-building sessions covering a wide range of topics in media and entertainment.
Conferences are subject to change.
Select your conference or target audience below to begin the submission process:
- Broadcast Engineering Conference
- Broadcast Management Conference
- Cloud Computing Conference
- Creative Master Series
- Disruptive Media Conference
- Military and Government Summit
- Technology Summit on Cinema
- General Topics of Interest
Those who have submitted proposals will be notified no later than the week of December 31, 2013 via email to the address provided on the submission forms.
Types of Submissions
NAB Show encourages all types of submissions. Technical Papers are offered exclusively within the Broadcast Engineering Conference program.
Formats for Speaker/Session Submissions may be:
- Keynote or Lecture – Solo speaker, suitable for consideration as a Conference Keynote, Super Session or General Session presentation.
- Panel Discussion – Moderator-led panel featuring experts discussing a particular topic. NAB Show recommends no more than four panelists and a moderator for these sessions.
- Round Table Discussion – Facilitator-led round tables featuring dynamic interaction with attendees discussing a variety of related topics.
- Workshop – Structured education presented progressively over the course of 4-6 hours. Typically workshops at NAB Show are presented within one day, but can be broken up across two days if required.
- Case Study – Industry-led success story around a particular project or implementation. NAB Show expects that all case study submissions include participants from the end user (industry) as well as the trading partner for the project or implementation.
Once you have submitted your proposal, you may modify it until the submission deadline of October 18, 2013.
Contact the NAB Show Education Team via email for more information.