Special Events

Special Events

Celebrate VIP - Very Important Perspectives!

Special events at NAB Show take lots of forms, from receptions to exclusive summits, but they all have one thing in common – celebrating and sharing the Very Important Perspectives of the industry’s most influential leaders.  

Access varies by event.

Session Highlights

Special Events

NAB Show Live

Saturday, April 7 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Central Lobby

Located in the Central Lobby of the LVCC, the M.E.T. 360 Studio is home to "NAB Show LIVE,” the official live streaming broadcast produced in partnership with Broadcast Beat, capturing the scope and influence of the Show, presenting buzz-worthy moments and hot topics as they happen. 

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Sat 7
- Thu 12

Special Events

Senior Leadership Summit

Sunday, April 8 - 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Wynn Encore Hotel

This invite-only event brings together senior executives from media, entertainment and technology to look at the future and hear from leaders of the financial and creative content worlds.

By invitation only.

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Sun 8

Special Events

Content Creators Celebration

Sunday, April 8 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

South Hall Meeting Rooms

Join your peers Sunday night, April 8th to toast to 15 years of Post|Production World. 

Open to:
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Celebration access is included for P|PW Pass-holders and is available for purchase for those who have purchased a P|PW Session 3-Pack, Field Workshop and/or Hands-On Training.

Technology

Sun 8

Special Events, Main Stage

NAB Show Opening

Monday, April 9 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am

North Hall - Main Stage

Join us for the opening session for the 2018 NAB Show, which will feature the presentation of the Distinguished Service Award to Robin Roberts, opening remarks by Dan May, President of Blackmagic Design, a Keynote Conversation from Kevin Beggs, Chairman of Lionsgate Television Group, and Jordan Wertlieb, President of Hearst Television, and the Opening Keynote and State of the Industry address by Gordon Smith, President and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters.

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Mon 9

Special Events

Global Markets Insight Program

Monday, April 9 - 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, April 10 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

North Hall Meeting Rooms

Introduce your products and services, and global strategy to our international trade and business specialists who are located at more than 25 U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the world. They will provide valuable feedback on: individual market opportunities and challenges in that country, along with market potential for your products and services. Our Global Commercial Specialists will also help your company identify appropriate overseas partners and best practices for licensing and exporting.

Separate registration required.

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Mon 9

Special Events

NAB Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner

Monday, April 9 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Encore Las Vegas

During this celebratory evening, media, entertainment and technology professionals will gather to honor those who have made – and are making – radio and television a vital part of the American lifestyle and earned a place in broadcasting history. This event will also recognize broadcasters' commitment to innovating and creating new opportunities to deliver their highly-valued content to their audiences. 

By invitation only.

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Mon 9

Special Events

International Reception

Monday, April 9 - 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

North Hall Meeting Rooms

Please join NAB leadership along with U.S. Department of Commerce industry experts from more than 25 markets overseas to network with international buyers and businesses with strategic goals for global expansion.

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Mon 9

Special Events, Main Stage

NAB: We Are Broadcasters Celebration

Tuesday, April 10 - 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

North Hall - Main Stage

Highlights during this celebration include the presentation of the TV Chairman's Award to film and television actress and trailblazer Kristen Bell for her impact on the future of television; remarks by The Honorable Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission; the recognition of 10 stations for their tremendous year-round commitment to community service with the Crystal Radio Awards; and the presentation of the Engineering Achievement Award to individuals for their outstanding accomplishments in the broadcast industry. Emceed by 94.7 Fresh FM morning show host Tommy McFLY, the event features a special live performance by 2016 ACM New Group of the Year, country music band Old Dominion, known for chart-topping hits like “Break Up With Him” and “No Such Thing As A Broken Heart.”

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Tue 10

Special Events

SPROCKIT Happy Hour Reception

Tuesday, April 10 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

North Hall

Join us in the SPROCKIT Hub for a happy hour reception.

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Tue 10

Special Events

Streaming Summit Beer Garden Reception

Tuesday, April 10 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Silver Lot Beer Garden

Join Dan Rayburn and fellow attendees on Tuesday, April 10 from 5-6pm for the Beer Garden Reception.

Sponsored by
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Tue 10

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Content Creators Celebration

April 8 | South Hall Meeting Rooms, S219

 

Technology

Global Markets Insight Program (GMIP)

April 9 - 10, 2018 | North Hall Meeting Rooms

 

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International Reception

April 9, 2018 | International Trade Center

 

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NAB Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner

April 9, 2018 | Encore Las Vegas

 

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NAB Show Live

April 7 - 12, 2018 | Grand Lobby

 

The M.E.T. Effect

NAB Show Opening

April 9 | North Hall

 

The M.E.T. Effect

NAB: We Are Broadcasters Celebration

April 10, 2018 | North Hall

 

The M.E.T. Effect

Senior Leadership Summit

April 8, 2018 | Wynn Encore Hotel

 

The M.E.T. Effect

Streaming Summit Beer Garden Reception

April 10, 2018 | Silver Lot Beer Garden

 

Media