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

Conferences

Conferences

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Organized by Conference specialty, the NAB Show Conference Program is the industries' gold standard, providing you with a year's worth of intelligence-gathering in your area of expertise, as well as the ultimate learning and networking environment, over the course of six days.

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Media

Business of Broadcast

Monday, April 24 - Wednesday, April 26

Part of the NAB Show’s Media Series of programs, the Business of Broadcast brings together radio and television station management executives, including content delivery and digital executives as well as other areas of expertise such as finance, legal, policy, advertising, marketing, and business development. This program presents new tools, information and ideas for helping your station thrive. Back by popular demand, the Business of Broadcast will once again spotlight Digital Strategies for Radio, presented by PILOT. This track helps non-technical radio managers understand and leverage new digital tools and applications to their advantage. Compare notes with your peers and hear from subject matter experts to propel your station to success in 2017! Learn More

Digital Futures Exchange

Sunday, April 23

Targeting people who drive digital for local media, this event brings them (digital officers, managers, general managers, account managers) together for an interactive discussion of digital trends and strategies for local markets. A diverse combination of bright minds and experts will discuss how future technologies will impact local media and what needs to be done now to take advantage of the opportunities. Learn More

Online Video Conference

Monday, April 24 – Tuesday, April 25

Rapid technology innovation, new online viewer behaviors and unprecedented streaming business models are revolutionizing the TV and video industries. More than ever, industry executives are challenged to make sense of this turbulent landscape to chart a successful path forward. This program brings together experts with front line experience for two compelling days of keynotes, panel discussions and research sharing. Attendees gain the insights and data necessary to capitalize on streaming’s new opportunities. Learn More

Entertainment

Content Strategies: The Future of Entertainment

Monday, April 24 - Tuesday, April 25

This track is best suited for entertainment executives involved in program acquisitions, program distribution sales, program creation, casting, video production, online and linear video distribution technologies, tune-in marketing and promotions, entertainment licensing, network and station management, traditional and targeted programmatic media sales, advertising, brand marketing, publicity, and agencies. Through a mix of keynotes, special presentations and panel discussions, this program addresses revenue strategies related to such topics as targeted advertising across viewing platforms, television content with broad appeal as well as targeted programming, distribution technologies, video production, and tune-in promotion. Learn More

Creative Master Series

Monday, April 24

Go behind the scenes with the creatives and crew responsible for today’s most innovative and popular feature films, TV series and OTT experiences.  Learn how they elicited nuanced performances, choreographed complex shots, accomplished intricate face replacements and balanced scores with dense sound effects.  Hear how they applied the latest technologies to solve workflow challenges, and understand the questions they are asking to reinvent storytelling for new platforms. Learn More

Technology

Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference

Saturday, April 22 – Thursday, April 27

Part of the NAB Show’s Technology Series of Programs, the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC) is designed for broadcast engineers and technicians, media technology managers, contract engineers, broadcast equipment manufacturers, distributors, engineering consultants, and R&D engineers. Technical presentations consider pressing issues facing today’s media professionals, including the ongoing transition to IT- and IP-based systems. Emphasis on next-generation systems throughout the media-delivery ecosystem provides the conference with a decidedly forward-looking focus. Learn More

Future of Cinema Conference

Saturday, April 22 – Sunday, April 23

In the 21st century, cinema is no longer confined to a theatrical setting. With consumers seeking content via myriad distribution outlets, creators are working hard to maintain artistic intent in an ever-evolving landscape. But should that be the highest priority? The Future of Cinema will explore this, and other thought-provoking questions as we examine the future of movie-making and SMPTE’s next 100 years. Learn More

Media Technologies for Military and Government

Monday, April 24

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. Learn More

Next-Generation Media Technologies

Tuesday, April 25 - Wednesday, April 26

Produced in partnership with the Entertainment Technology Center at the University of Southern California, this program spotlights cutting edge technology that is reshaping the creation, distribution and consumption of entertainment content. Join thought leaders and catalysts from the entertainment, consumer electronics, technology, and service industries for an insider’s look into the emerging technologies disrupting everything from the creative process to business models and consumer behavior. This year’s program focuses on the emergence of artificial intelligence, innovations in cloud technology and cyber security, and the continued rapid development of augmented and virtual reality in entertainment media. Learn More

Satellite Technologies

Wednesday, April 26

This specialized track focuses on the role the satellite industry plays in broadcasting and in delivering high quality video content from virtually anywhere to any place on the planet whether it is on land, sea or in the air. The sessions will feature a satellite industry keynote speaker plus three panel discussions that address the role of satellites in the delivery of ultra-HD content, satellite broadband technology and delivery plus In-flight satellite entertainment and connectivity for the aviation industry. Learn More