April 7 - 12, 2018 | Exhibits April 9 - 12 Las Vegas Convention Center

Featured Destinations

Featured Destinations

Trends and Tech Fueling The M.E.T. Effect

Explore these Featured Destinations on and off the Show Floor dedicated to spotlighting what's hot and what's next for the Media and Entertainment industries.

Check out the next generation of media consumption at the Virtual and Augmented Reality Pavilion. Relax and recharge at one of the new Quad locations throughout the LVCC. From Advertising to Drones, these Attractions, Pavilions and Hot-Spots should be at the top of your must-see list.

Advanced Advertising Pavilion

North Hall

The Advanced Advertising Pavilion brings together leaders sitting at the intersection of content, marketing and technology as they address the new opportunities being created by a constantly changing landscape. Featuring publishers, broadcasters and multiplatform content creators as they look to reach and monetize audiences, technologists who are looking to integrate solutions that deliver value and marketers who want to create a higher ROI. Learn more

Aerial Robotics and Drone Pavilion

Central Hall

Content creators are always looking for fresh perspectives and new angles to propel their projects to new heights.  The Aerial Robotics and Drone Pavilion always delivers.  Find the industry’s leading experts ready to take you through all the aspects of employing aerial technology and couple that with dynamic exhibitor demonstrations built to give you an up-close and personal look at the latest technologies in action. Learn More

ATSC 3.0 Pavilion

North Hall

This special zone within Futures Park features 10 individual ATSC members or contributors from around the world, each showing ATSC 3.0-related developments. Demonstrations in the pavilion will include low-power, over-the-air transmission and reception of ATSC 3.0 signals. Learn More

Connected Media|IP

South Upper Hall

The multiscreen viewing experience comes to life in connected media|IP. This is the solutions destination that explores the underlying technologies enabling audiences to receive, discover and interact with content across any device, anywhere. It’s all about IP-focused technology including IPTV, OTT, mobile, social and cloud. And it’s all about consumer engagement and the rising importance of brandcasting - bringing audiences closer to the action and today’s leading brands.  Through exhibits and a full seminar program, connected media|IP will provide you with the tools and knowledge to deliver the ultimate multiscreen audience experience. Learn More

Cybersecurity and Content Protection Pavilion

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 and Content Protection 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. Learn More

Facebook Live Video Solutions Pavilion

South Upper Lobby

New!  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. Learn More

Presented by SVG

Futures Park

North Hall

Don't miss Futures Park, a showcase of advanced projects, presented by NAB, powered by PILOT. It features demonstrations of high-tech media developments in progress, prototypes, and products not yet available for sale, from academic, government, and commercial research laboratories in the United States and around the world. Learn More

International Trade Center (ITC)

This centralized complex is available to all international guests and offers the following meeting and business services:

  • Commercial Trade Specialists ready to assist international buyers and NAB Show Exhibitors with securing business opportunities
  • Multi-lingual staff providing translation assistance the following languages: Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese and Korean
  • Complimentary wifi for laptop and mobile users and computer stations
  • Reservable private meeting rooms
  • Complimentary refreshments
  • NAB Show staff to assist with registration and other needs

M.E.T. 360 Studio Powered by NeuLion

Central Lobby

  This state-of-the-art broadcast facility will feature daily interviews with today’s leading brands, personalities and solutions providers who are harnessing The M.E.T. Effect and bringing inspiration and innovation to the media, entertainment and technology industries. The M.E.T. 360 Studio is also home to “NAB Show LIVE” produced by Broadcast Beat. Learn More

NAB Store


The NAB Store has been serving broadcasters' educational needs for decades. Find exclusive NAB research publications, NAB-Focal Press co-published titles and a very comprehensive selection of books and training DVD’s to meet the needs of radio and television broadcasters, film, and electronic media professionals around the world. Find fun and unique custom designed T-Shirts, caps, and other merchandise that are great gifts for yourself, colleagues, family and friends. Learn More

NextGen TV Hub: Powered by ATSC 3.0

Central Lobby

New  Television’s next generation brings broadcast and broadband together with a new, flexible, IP-based system.  Viewers enjoy more vibrant images with High Dynamic Range and 4K Ultra HDTV, immersive audio with new choices, mobile TV and broadcasts to the automobile, and advanced emergency alerting to warn of danger and help find missing children.  The NextGen TV Hub will showcase the many ways that ATSC 3.0 will transform television, with new capabilities for broadcasters and programmers like over-the-air addressable advertising and audience measurement. See how ATSC 3.0 will be delivered to today’s devices in tomorrow’s home, seamlessly mixing over-the-top with over-the-air content in the world’s first Internet Protocol broadcast system.  Television is evolving to give both viewers and broadcasters more of what they love, and a stop at the NextGen TV Hub will show you what’s coming next. Learn More

Post|Production Campus

The Post|Production Campus to learn 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. Learn More


North Hall

SPROCKIT® features the most promising market-ready media and entertainment entities from around the world – the Best of the Best. Our “By Invitation Only” startups have proven products, customers, services and are ready to scale. The industry’s leading media and entertainment companies trust SPROCKIT® to help them find the right start-ups to bring the right products, services and revenue models to the market at the right time. Learn More

StartUp Loft

StartUp Loft is the launching pad for the industry's newly created companies. Get the first look at product and service offerings that have recently hit the market. Learn More

The Quad

The Quad is the place to start and end your journey at NAB Show. To better help you Relax, Recharge, Regroup and Reflect, we have five Quads throughout the Convention Center. From registration, lounges and recharging stations to interactive areas and NAB Store, a quick stop at The Quad is sure to give you a boost. Grab your coworkers, clients and friends and MEET US AT THE QUAD!

Quad Locations

Virtual and Augmented Reality Pavilion

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. Learn More

Young Professionals Lounge

North Hall

Perfect place for young professionals to attend young professional focused educational sessions and network. Learn More