Live Events.

Make any seat the best seat. 

Learn how to embrace the latest equipment and systems to enhance your fan experience inside the venue as well as the production technologies to engage fans watching elsewhere. The venue’s capacity now is just a small part of your capacity to build, deliver and profit from live events.  From audio, display, lighting and effects, an exceptional experience for every seat in the house at any live event is crucial.

Live Events

We've curated key sessions, show floor activities and networking events for professionals interested in Live Events. Start planning an experience tailored to address your unique set of questions and challenges today!

Directors • Producers • Lighting and Audio Technicians • Stage Managers • Videographers • Systems Integrators • Facility Managers • YOU

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Live Events on the Show Floor

Bolt High-Speed Cinebot

Central Lobby

This camera robotics display, located in Central Lobby, represents the technology utilized in broadcast studios and at live events around the world.

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Immersive Storytelling Pavilion

North Hall

The source for immersive content.

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Podcasting Pavilion

South Hall Upper

Explore tools to create and commercialize audio content.

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Conference Programs

Live Events in the Education Program

Session Highlights

Conference Programs

A Producer's Guide to Live Events & Streaming

Monday, April 9 - 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

South Hall Meeting Rooms

When producing a live event webcast for corporate, non-profit or association clients, there can be vast differences in expectations, demands and budgets. From creating a production workflow that works for both the house and broadcast to developing a content delivery strategy, there's rarely a one-size-fits-all approach. In this session, Dudley Digital Works and DC Webcasting founder John Dudley will share close to two decades worth of insights from his experience as both a client on the agency side as well as a full-service live-streaming production vendor. 

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Technology

Mon 9

Conference Programs

Keeping It Real: Delivering Live Programming to Today's Sports Fans

Tuesday, April 10 - 9:00 am - 10:20 am

North Hall Meeting Rooms

The king of live television continues to be sports programming. From local high schools, to college, to professional and international sports competitions, every sport has a significant base of loyal fans! Today's loyal sports fans are more demanding than ever before, and they want immediate access to the live sports content they enjoy, anywhere and anytime. Delivering a high-quality live product has a new set of challenges and adapting to these "fan-demands". This panel of leading programming and distribution executives from collage organizations, leagues and networks discuss how the profile of their loyal fans is changing and what each is doing to respond to the fans' shifting behaviors.

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Entertainment

Tue 10

Conference Programs

The Art of Sports Sponsorship: How to Win Friendly Sponsors and Influence Fans

Tuesday, April 10 - 3:20 pm - 4:00 pm

North Hall Meeting Rooms

Sponsorship is the single, biggest source of revenues for the business of sports radio, television and video. The business would likely not exist without the continued support of leading national and local sponsors. This session takes the liberty of adjusting Dale Carnegie's famous book title to get to the heart of the business….and that is, attracting sponsors and targeting fans. Get an insider's perspective from our panel of experts represent various roles in the business of sponsorship, from the sales side to the buying side and then to the implementation of the sponsorships themselves.

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Entertainment

Tue 10

Conference Programs

The eSports Audience: Who They Are and Why They Matter

Wednesday, April 11 - 10:40 am - 11:20 am

North Hall Meeting Rooms

A highlight focus on audiences; who they are, why they are desirable for brands to connect with. Topics to be discussed include demographics related to education, disposable income, categories and brands embraced.

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Entertainment

Wed 11

Business of Sports Entertainment

Explore strategies for engaging and monetizing fan experiences.

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Content Strategies for Podcasting

Explore this expanding medium fueling new revenue streams.

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eSports: Get in on the Action

Learn what matters and how to leverage this growing audience.

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Streaming Summit

The new conference focuses exclusively on the streaming media ecosystem with industry experts sharing their tips, trends and expertise on a wide array of technology, content and business topics....

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