April 22 - 27, 2017 | Exhibits April 24 - 27 Las Vegas Convention Center

All-Badge Access Sessions

All-Badge Access Sessions

Take advantage of the following Sessions that are open to all NAB Show® registrants.

NAB Show Opening

NAB Show Opening

Monday, April 24 | 9 - 10:15 a.m. | Westgate Paradise Ballroom

Join us as NAB President and CEO Gordon H. Smith kicks off the 2017 NAB Show, the world's leading convention for professionals, who create manage and distribute entertainment across all media platforms. The NAB Show Opening event will be emceed by "CBS Sunday Morning" host Jane Pauley, renowned Journalist and Host of "CBS Sunday Morning", followed by Smith's State of the Broadcast Industry address, a celebration of excellence as we honor NAB's Distinguished Service Award (DSA) winner, and an executive Q&A with keynote Steven Swartz, President and CEO, Hearst, interviewed by Rebecca Jarvis, Chief Business, Technology & Economics Correspondent, ABC News.

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General Sessions

M.E.T. Talks

Monday April 24 - Wednesday, April 26 | Various Locations

General Sessions celebrate the industry and set the tone for each day of NAB Show. High-profile speakers bring a 360-view of the state of broadcasting, feature filmmaking, and new media platforms. Attendees will leave General Sessions equipped with the key perspectives they will need as they navigate sessions, the Show Floor, and interact with their colleagues.

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Sponsored Super Sessions

Sponsored Super Sessions

Monday, April 24 – Wednesday, April 26 | S222 - S223

Media, Entertainment and Technology are converging and becoming something greater than the sum of their parts. The Sponsored Super Sessions series will showcase thought leaders from leading companies redefining the landscape of the media and entertainment industry.

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Info Sessions

Info Sessions

Monday, April 24 – Wednesday, April 26 | North Hall Meeting Rooms

Info Sessions are prepared and produced by NAB Show Exhibitors and Sponsors, and provide drill-downs in to specific market-based solutions that help media professionals maintain competitive advantage.

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Advanced Advertising Pavilion

Advanced Advertising Pavilion

Monday, April 24 – Thursday, April 27 | North Hall

Sessions in the Advanced Advertising Pavilion focus on the key technologies and leaders building a true cross-screen advertising environment, allowing broadcasters, digital publishers, radio stations and multi-platform content creators to monetize their content and optimize their advertising client campaigns.

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Amazon Alexa Boot Camp

Amazon Alexa Boot Camp

Saturday, April 22 | N238-N240

Produced in partnership with Amazon, this Boot Camp will teach you to build, customize and submit an alexa skill for certification. Limited seating is available.

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Connected Media|IP Pavilion

Connected Media Live

Monday, April 24 – Thursday, April 27 | South Upper Hall

Connected Media|IP features a unique series of on-floor Sessions in the CM|IP Theatre including presentations from exhibiting companies, industry experts and thought leaders who will cover the latest technologies and trends in connected media.

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Cybersecurity Pavilion

Cybersecurity Pavilion

Monday, April 24 – Wednesday, April 26 | Central Hall

As the world continues to be increasingly dependent on the cloud and digital platforms, the need for elevated cybersecurity is at an all-time high. The Cybersecurity Pavilion features the leading companies securing the future of a digital world. Come learn how to protect your most valuable assets, programs, networks, data and ultimately your business from malicious activity.

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Destination: NXT

Destination: NXT

Monday, April 24 – Wednesday, April 26 | North Hall

See what’s NeXT. From concept to consumer-ready, the North Hall is home to three eXTreme destinations spotlighting tomorrow’s technologies and solutions: Futures Park, StartUp Loft and SPROCKIT. Hear what’s NeXT. In this Theater, featuring a series of thought leadership sessions, these future-focused companies come together to inspire, ignite and accelerate your business.

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Facebook Live Video Solutions Pavilion

Facebook Live Video Solutions Pavilion

Monday, April 24 | South Upper Lobby

Facebook Live enables people and publishers to share experiences, impactful moments and compelling programming with a global audience on Facebook. Much of the content now appearing via Facebook Live has become highly-produced, driving even deeper engagement with audiences. Facebook has identified a set of tools and platforms that help publishers optimize their Facebook Live broadcasts. At the 2017 NAB Show, a selection of vendors will be on-hand to demo these tools and platforms, which can help take your Facebook Live productions to the next level.

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Global Business Opportunities for U.S. Exporters

Department of Commerce International Trade Administration

Wednesday, April 26 | N221

Using the expertise of the U.S. International Trade Administration (ITA), these short presentations will highlight trade data and economic indicators to provide you with valuable insight into some of the top global markets in the M&E Industry. Information shared in this session will provide tools to help you evaluate how and where your company can expand your brand and explore new business opportunities.   

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Global TV Tech Day

Global TV Tech Day

Saturday, April 22 | N260

PILOT presents a day of presentations from various standards development organizations and industry forums, considering the current and future landscape of digital television technology around the world.

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IP Showcase

IP Showcase

Monday, April 24 – Wednesday, April 26 | North Hall

New in 2017, the IP Showcase will offer you a holistic view of industry alignment, action and transformation thanks to internet protocol technology. With leadership from AES, AIMS, AMWA, EBU, IABM, MNA, SMPTE and VSF, the industry has developed this pavilion to help everyone from broadcast/IT engineers to CEOs to TV producers determine how they can best reap the benefits of IP.

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Media Technologies for Military & Government

Media Technologies for Military and Government

Monday, April 24 – Wednesday, April 26 | N255

Media Technologies for Military & Government offers the unique opportunity for professionals from the government and commercial sectors to discuss needs and solutions based on cutting-edge commercial broadcast technologies. NAB Show has long been the premiere event for those immersed in digital media hardware and software applications. This program focuses on the challenges faced by government and industry, identifies solutions for those challenges, and looks toward future opportunities.

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Media Technology Business Summit

Devoncroft Partners

Executive Perspectives on the Media Technology Sector

Sunday, April 23 | N249 - N251

The annual Media Technology Business Summit is a thought-provoking kickoff to the NAB Show for those interested in understanding the executive perspective on business developments in the media technology sector. In order to separate technology hype from practical business realities, the Summit will offer the audience candid assessments of vendor CEOs, technology decision-makers from broadcasters, and executives from media service providers. Complementing the panel discussions is a preview of the findings of the 2017 Big Broadcast Survey, the industry’s definitive demand-side market report.

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Post|Production Campus

Post|Production Campus

Monday, April 24 – Thursday, April 27 | South Hall Lower

Stop by the Campus for the latest tips and tricks for content creators…shoot to post. Curated in partnership with Future Media Concepts, this learning and networking area of the Show floor will feature 30-minute sessions, presented by certified instructors, creative sessions by noted editors, daily happy hours, raffles and birds-of-a-feather meetups.

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Promax Digital Salon

ProMax Digital Salon

Monday, April 24 – Wednesday, April 26 | Rainbow Room, Renaissance Hotel

The ProMax Digital Salon Session program explores a series of solutions for professionals in the creative media industry. Program topics include developing workflows your team will adopt and use, editing in 4K, preping media in a shared production environment and more.

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VR Pavilion

VRAR Pavilion

Monday, April 24 – Thursday, April 27 | North Hall

Come see how the world, as we know it, is changing.  Get your hands on the latest augmented and virtual reality equipment and software. This new medium is impacting all aspects of filmmaking, storytelling, cameras, lighting, sound, production, special effects (VFX), editing, distribution, coding and consumption. The Pavilion features the leading content producers and tech companies building the future and changing the way we consume information. The future is here and happening now. See it for yourself.

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Young Professionals (YoPro)

Young Professionals (YoPro)

Monday, April 24 – Thursday, April 27 

The purpose of the YOPRO program is to give Young Professionals a platform to a powerful and diverse professional network by enhancing their NAB Show® experience through exclusive access to high-level speakers, YOPRO focused sessions, networking opportunities, private meet-ups with exhibitors, special giveaways and more.

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