Co-Located Events

Co-Located Events

Explore Key Partnerships

2019 co-located events will be announced soon!

NAB Show partners with related organizations and provides a setting for them to co-locate their events. Registrants of co-located events also get free access to the NAB Show Floor.

Most co-located events require separate registration.

Registration to co-located events includes complementary access to NAB Show exhibits.

2018 Co-Located Events

Session Highlights

Avid Connect

Friday, April 6, 2018

Avid Connect 2018 celebrates the 5th annual gathering of the Avid Customer Association (ACA), an innovative community of over 20,000 members representing the world’s most influential media industry leaders. Dedicated to addressing the needs of the industry, Avid Connect 2018 will be two-and-a-half days of thought-provoking, future-shaping experiences. This year, attendees will get the insights they need to go bigger, go faster and go farther – More simply, more efficiently, and more affordably. Join us to hear how those at the cutting edge of media innovation are rethinking content creation, re-engineering content distribution and reimagining content monetization.

Separate registration required.

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Technology

Fri 6
- Sun 8

BEA 2018

Saturday, April 7, 2018

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.

Separate registration required.

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The M.E.T. Effect

Sat 7
- Tue 10

CDSA Content Protection and Cybersecurity Summit

Sunday, April 8, 2018

This half-day, pre-NAB Show summit is where you’ll meet the experts who protect our industry’s most valuable assets, our content.

Separate registration required.

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The M.E.T. Effect

Sun 8

Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Technology and Engineering Awards honor development and innovation in broadcast technology and recognize companies, organizations and individuals for breakthroughs in technology that have a significant effect on television engineering.

Separate registration required.

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The M.E.T. Effect

Sun 8

Devoncroft Executive Summit: The Business of Media Technology

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Half-day program dedicated to the latest market research and industry trends.

Separate registration required.

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Media

Sun 8

IABM Voice of the Customer Creative Collaboration

Sunday, April 8, 2018

This is a must-attend session on the eve of NAB Show where technology suppliers and end-users come together to discuss and define the future of our industry. As well as arming delegates with the insights they need to drive their business forward, it also offers a unique networking opportunity to make new contacts and strengthen relationships.

Separate registration required.

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Technology

Sun 8

IABM State of the Industry Breakfast

Monday, April 9, 2018

The transformation of our industry continues apace, impacting both technology vendors and their broadcast and media customers. At the show-opening IABM State of the Industry Breakfast session, delegates will learn from IABM’s latest research how this is affecting business and get the inside track on how to move forward successfully. An interactive panel follows, entitled “It’s Not All About the Cloud” with a panel of installation experts - all with decades of experience and currently engaged in projects.

Separate registration required.

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Technology

Mon 9

4K 4Charity Fun Run

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The 4K 4Charity Fun Run is a 4km (2.49-mile) run and walk event that offers show attendees a healthy alternative to traditional networking, while raising much needed funding for diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Separate registration required.

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The M.E.T. Effect

Tue 10

New York Festivals International TV & Film Awards Gala

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

New York Festivals World's Best TV & Films competition honors programming in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. The Awards Gala will feature award-winning guest presenters from around the globe including prominent media executives, broadcast journalists, talk show hosts, and content creators all representing the multi-faceted media industry.

Separate registration required.

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Entertainment

Tue 10

#GALSNGEAR

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

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.

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The M.E.T. Effect

Tue 10

The Imaging Alliance Board Meeting and Reception

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The Imaging Alliance will gather for a board meeting and to celebrate Imaging Innovation with a networking reception for their members and future partners at NAB Show 2018.

Separate registration required

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Media

Tue 10

IABM 2018 BaM Awards Party

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Join us for the presentation of The Broadcast and Media awards (BaMs™) at an event that brings together 30 shortlisted companies, leading figures from within the broadcast industry as well as experts from the wider business world together with members of the press.

Separate registration required.

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Technology

Tue 10

Career Day

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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.

Separate registration required.

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Media

Wed 11

Travel Video Awards

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Presented by Citizine and NAB Show these awards honor high-quality travel videos produced by filmmakers and brands – stories about people, places and experiences that inspire us to explore.

Separate registration required.

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The M.E.T. Effect

Wed 11

Supercharging Advanced TV: Executing with Content+Technology+Data

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Join us at NAB with industry-leading executives and speakers from around the world in a working group session defining the Data Infused Advanced TV Opportunity and how technology vendors and TV companies can work together and create a community to make it a reality.

By invitation only. Separate registration required

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Media

Wed 11

The Amateur Radio Operators Reception

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The Amateur Radio Operators Reception, draws hundreds of broadcasting's best and brightest for a relaxed evening talking shop, enjoying the fellowship of the radio amateur community and winning incredible prizes. 

Sponsored by Broadcast Supply Worldwide and Turner Engineering 

All-Badge Access

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The M.E.T. Effect

Wed 11

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