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

Locals Day

Locals Day

Thursday, April 27 is Locals Day!

Share code Vegas17 with the whole team and make it a full day of training, networking and exploring hot tech and trends.

Vegas17 will redeem a FREE Exhibits Pass and access to the Show Floor, plus these Events, Sessions and Destinations.

Special Events

Mix Master Mike

Mix Master Mike - Live from the VR Pavilion Main Stage

Don't miss a live performance from Mix Master Mike on the Main Stage of the VR Pavilion in North Hall at 11:30 a.m.! 

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The Quad

Giveaways at The Quad

Drop by The Quad at Conference Corner for giveaways including T-Shirts, sunglasses, koozies and selfie sticks. 

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Virtual and Augmented Reality Pavilion

Happy Hour at the Virtual and Augmented Reality Pavilion

Join us for Happy Hour at the Virtual and Augmented Reality Pavilion at 12:30 p.m!

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Spotlight Sessions

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Live Design is happy to announce a new collaboration between LDI and NAB Show. As the lines between live entertainment and broadcast entertainment continue to blur, there has been a convergence of the tools these content creators employ to create. Broadcast tools can be found in workflows for concerts, theater and large scale events. And the television and film industries are relying more and more on designers who specialize in live events to create content that is more engaging and... Learn More

Once upon a time, satellite was the primary path for contributing content from sports venues, affiliates and remote sites, and for distributing programming to affiliates, cable headends and homes. The growth of gigabit fiber capacity and the rise of CDNs and OTT have changed the landscape forever. But the more things change, the more the fundamental value of the different technologies – and their contribution to the business case – asserts itself. Join service providers and technologists... Learn More

Key media strategists will identify major advancements that will disrupt the production and distribution of entertainment content. Learn how the cloud and machine intelligence combine to open new opportunities for collaboration, new forms of entertainment, and more personalized consumption.

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Tripp and Jenna Watt of ENTROPY spent the summer of 2016 directing and shooting a VR travel series on the small Indonesian island of Lombok for Discovery. Come hear the secrets to "shooting on the fly" with VR gear and learn from our infinite number of mistakes that left us almost stranded, drowned and lost at sea. We'll cover what cameras work for which scenarios (OZO vs Gopros vs Samsung, etc) moving the camera, underwater shots and how to bring it all together into something worth... Learn More

Content is experiencing a revolution with new formats, new business models and new audience behaviors. This collision is causing a cultural phenomenon fueled by hybrid solutions and boundless connectivity that's changing the very nature of how we live, work and play. Join this exciting session as we dig into a number of companies who are exploring new boundaries as media, entertainment and technology collide to cause The M.E.T. Effect℠.

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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 the 2017 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

New in 2017  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

Destination: NXT

North Hall

New Flag Destination: NXT is a brand-new zone launching at the 2017 NAB Show, located in the North Hall. Focused on what’s NeXT, Destination: NXT includes a theater and is home to three extreme destinations spotlighting tomorrow’s technologies and solutions: Futures Park, StartUp Loft and SPROCKIT. See what’s NeXT with these future focused companies and hear what’s NeXT, in the Destination: NXT Theater, packed with leading-edge content and state-of-the-art demos to inspire, ignite and accelerate your business. 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

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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

IP Showcase

New in 2017 The IP Showcase will offer you a holistic view of industry alignment, action and transformation thanks to internet protocol technology. With leadership from AES, AIMS, AMWA, EBU, IABM, MNA, SMPTE and VSF, the industry has developed this pavilion to help everyone from broadcast/IT engineers to CEOs to TV producers determine how they can best reap the benefits of IP. This attraction features a full schedule of must-see IP education sessions within its IP Showcase Theatre along with demonstrations of new applications and the latest interoperability developments. Learn More

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

North Hall

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 Connected Car Experience. Driven by Ford.

North Hall

New  What does the new technology in the automotive industry mean to broadcasters and content publishers? Join NAB and Ford in the Connected Car Experience, a fun and unique new addition to NAB Show where you can explore how access to vehicle generated data and the increasing autonomous capabilities of vehicles will impact the delivery of audio and video inside the car. 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