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

Co-located Events

Co-located Events

Held in conjunction with NAB Show®, we invite you to consider attending these co-located industry events:

4K for Charity

4K Charity Fun Run

Tuesday, April 25

The 4K 4Charity Fun Run is a great way to celebrate advancements in video technology while exercising, networking and doing good for others. All proceeds will benefit Mercy Corps, a global humanitarian aid agency, and Women Who Code, a local Las Vegas-based charity. Learn More

Motivating this year’s race: Facing the Challenge of Diversity and Inclusion. Learn More


Ad Innovation Lab

Ad Innovation Lab

The Advertising model is changing, for buyers and sellers, for TV and Video, for Radio and Audio, for linear and digital. Do you need to know how? Join the leading buyers and sellers of Advertising, Media, and Tech at The Ad Innovation Summit. MORE


Avid Connect 2017

Ad Innovation Lab

Saturday, April 22 – Sunday, April 23

Avid Connect, the most unique gathering of media professionals, is being held the weekend prior to NAB Show in Las Vegas for its 4th year. Join industry leaders as they come together to experience the cutting-edge and prepare for the year ahead. Be there to strengthen your skills, network with collaborators and to try new tools and technologies. Learn more



Broadcast Education Association

Saturday, April 22 – Tuesday, April 25

From the BEA Festival of Media Arts to the latest academic research projects, today's top publishers to free software training labs, career advice for students to cutting-edge speakers, this is the one place where electronic media professionals and educators converge – all for an affordable price. MORE


Career Day

National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation

Tuesday, April 25 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Westgate Pavilion 4 – 8

The NAB Education Foundation in partnership with the Broadcast Education Association will host its spring Career Day featuring panel discussions, one-on-one career coaching, resume workshops, and hiring opportunities for various careers within the broadcasting industry. Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet with major industry recruiters including CBS News, Hearst Television and ION Media. Admission is free for job seekers, but registration is required. Recruiters will have the chance to fill open positions and receive Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) credit for their participation.

Job seekers and recruiters can register here.



Gals N Gear

#GALSNGEAR will host another pop-up event at NAB Show this year on Tuesday, April 25.  The event will kick off with an 8:30 a.m. Networking Coffee co-hosted by SAM and BlackMagic Design at the M.E.T. 360˚ Studio powered by NeuLion in the Central Lobby.  From 9 - 10 a.m., #GALSNGEAR will host lively discussions and gear demos with female industry leaders on NAB Show LIVE! — women from across the spectrum of technical jobs in production and post. The show will be available via live stream, produced by Broadcast Beat Magazine and co-hosted by Adryenn Ashley, CEO of Crowded TV and Amy DeLouise, Independent Director/Producer. 

Last year’s networking event drew hundreds, the livestreamed show was seen by thousands, and the #GALSNGEAR hashtag did more than 2 million impressions over 9 days, with a reach of more than 295,000 accounts. The goal of #GALSNGEAR, launched by Women in Film & Video (Washington, D.C. chapter) is to ensure women in the technical fields of media production get high level networking, access to gear and the latest industry technology, and visibility at major industry events.

Sponsored by

Snell Advanced Media        Blackmagic Design


IABM Industry Breakfast

IABM Annual NAB Show Conference 2017

Monday, April 24 | 8 - 10 a.m. | N235/N237

Hosted by IABM North American Director Caryn Cohen, this event is sure to be one of the highlights of the NAB Show, where we can take the pulse of our whole industry as it stands now and gain insight into where it is heading in the future in a stimulating conversation. We will be hosting a distinguished panel of industry luminaries who will debate the current situation in, and future prospects for, the media technology sector. Open to all NAB Show attendees. Learn More


Innovation Series Breakfast: TV in the Age of Autonomous Vehicles and 5G

Shelly Palmer Strategic Advisors

Monday, April 24 | 7 - 9 a.m. | Westgate Ballroom B

Designed as a "must attend" networking event for NAB Show. Guests will include leaders in technology, media, entertainment, marketing, government and finance. The program will focus on innovations that are most likely to have an impact on the business of broadcasting. From self-driving vehicles to anticipatory computing to mixed reality to natural language processing, these mega-trends are converging and the world will never be the same. Open to all registered NAB Show attendees. Request an Invitation


New York Festivals International TV & Film Awards

New York Festivals

Since 1957, New York Festival’s International TV & Film Awards has honored content in all lengths and forms and today we celebrate the exceptional and innovative programs being created today on all continents and seen across all platforms. Our categories salute the global story-tellers and talent in Animation, Corporate Image, Drama, Documentary, Live Events, Miniseries, News, Promos, Reality TV, Sports, Telenovelas, Video Art & Experimental Films, and Webisodes. MORE

As part of their event, New York Festivals will be honoring Tony Petitti, Chief Operating Officer of Major League Baseball, with the 2017 New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement Award. Read Press Release