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NAB Show 2021 Las Vegas

NAB Show 2021 Las Vegas

NAB Show 2021 Las Vegas is the ultimate marketplace for people passionate about media, entertainment and technology. For 5 days this coming October the world's most talented and celebrated directors, producers and creators come to Las Vegas to discover new technologies, share their experiences and knowledge, make new connections, hear from global thought-leaders and discover innovative ways to advance their knowledge.

At the upcoming NAB Show 2021 Las Vegas, expect thousands of exhibiting companies, from established global brands to up-and-coming innovators, showcasing the latest trends and technologies driving the future of media and entertainment across 4 exhibit areas on over 1,080,000 square feet of exhibit space at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

As an attendee, you will be awed at a floor space filled with the latest technology, hardware, software and products driving the next generation of storytelling and a sea of people trying to see it all.

Breaking attendance records year after year, the 2019 NAB Show saw approximately 91,000 attendees, over 1,700 exhibiting companies, including 224 first-time exhibitors and over 650 international exhibitors representing 160 countries. Among them were the world's leading brands and companies, including Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, Cisco, Amazon Web Services, Blackmagic Design, Sony, Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Grass Valley, Adobe, Vimeo, ATOMOS, MediaKind, and Avid.

NAB Show 2021 Las Vegas will also feature a conference program with over 200 Sessions to choose from across popular programs like Post Production World and new programs like Content Strategies for Podcasting.

NAB Show 2021 Las Vegas:
October 9 - 13, 2021 (Sat-Wed)

Education / Conference Dates: Saturday, October 9 - Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Exhibit Hall Dates: Sunday, October 10 - Wednesday, October 13, 2021

NAB Show Las Vegas Address
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 892-0711


Mark your calendars
NAB Show 2021 Las Vegas Exhibit Hall Hours
 
Sunday, October 10
12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday, October 11
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday, October 12
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday, October 13
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
NOTE: The show floor in 2021 will open on Sunday, October 10, 2021, instead of the usual Monday morning opening.

NAB Show Las Vegas Campus

NAB Show Las Vegas Venues

2021 NAB Show Attractions and Pavilions

Below are the display sections at the NAB Show 2021 Campus in Las Vegas

North Hall and Central Lobby

Esports Experience
Tap into the latest content delivery technologies at NAB Show's biggest Esports and gaming pavilion.
Location: North Hall

Future of Delivery
Home to Future of Content Creation and Delivery, Futures Park is a showcase of advanced projects featuring demos of high-tech media developments in the pipeline, prototypes, and products not yet available for sale from academic, government and commercial research laboratories in the US and around the world.
Location: North Hall

Futures Park
See the future of content and delivery at Futures Park, the one-stop for presentations of media-related research and development projects from around the world.
Location: North Hall

In-Vehicle Experience
See firsthand from today's leading manufacturers, technologists, and content creators why connected vehicles are being lauded as the next horizon for content consumption.
Location: North Hall

Innovation Pipeline Theater
Look to the future and explore a showcase of the latest innovations featuring demos of high-tech media developments in the pipeline, prototypes, and products not yet available for sale from academic, government and commercial research laboratories in the US and around the world.
Location: North Hall

Main Stage
Main Stage is the location for The NAB Show Opening, select All-Badge Access Sessions and the NAB: We Are Broadcasters Celebration. Dates: TBA
Location: North Hall

NAB Show LIVE Studio
The Broadcast Studio is home to NAB Show LIVE - the official live streaming broadcast produced in partnership with Broadcast Beat. Explore the state-of-the-art studio and watch IP production workflow solutions on the Show floor come together in this can't-miss destination.
Location: Central Lobby

NAB Show Store
The NAB Show Store consists of 3 locations, each featuring show branded merchandise, books, and other unique gifts.
Location: Central Lobby and South Hall Bridge

Sprockit
Sprockit is "By Invitation Only". Here you'll find startups with proven products, customers and services that are ready to scale. SPROCKITĀ® help companies find the right startups to bring the right products,services and revenue models to the market at the right time.
Location: North Hall

Startup Loft
This is a launchpad for new companies, where you can get the first look at product and service offerings that have recently hit the market.
Location: North Hall

Podcasting Pavilion
A collection of companies providing podcasters with the latest tools to create and commercialize audio content. Whether you're looking to improve audio quality or listenership, have an established podcast or you are looking to start your own podcast, you'll find everything you need here.
Location: North Hall

The Streaming Experience
This new hands-arena gives you access to more than 40 streaming video platforms and devices. From smart TVs and streaming boxes to phones and tablets, you can test the services side-by-side and get your questions answered.
Location: Central Lobby

Central Hall

IP Showcase - RealTime Meda
IP Showcase Real-Time Media is designed to guide industry professionals on the advantages of switching to IP, how to implement new infrastructure and how to make the shift as securely as possible. A must visit for broadcast engineers and IT, CEOs, TV producers and beyond.
Location: Central Hall

CineCentral
The crossroads of major changes in preproduction, production and post today.
Location: Central Hall

South Hall (Upper)

Advanced Advertising Theater
From automation and AI to optimization and monetization, here you'll find a collection of leading companies showcasing their latest innovative tech and tactics in an effort to reach audiences at the right place and right time on all the latest platforms.
Location: South Hall (Upper)

Connected Media IP | Debate and Presentation Theaters
The solutions destination for creating the ultimate multiscreen viewing experience. Here you'll find exhibits and a full education program. Expect to gain the knowledge needed to deliver the best viewing experience for your audience.
Location: South Hall (Upper)

South (Upper) Lobby Theater
Take in sessions and demos at NAB Show's newest theater!
Location: South Hall (Upper)

South Hall (Lower)

Post-Production
Location: South Hall (Lower)

International Pavilions
Pavilions of companies based and operating outside the U.S.
Bavarian Pavilion
Beijing Pavilion
Belgium Pavilion
Brazil Pavilion
French Pavilion
Great Britain Pavilion
Location: All Halls

Outdoor/Mobile Media

Outdoor Exhibit Space
Post-Production

NAB Show Networking Areas

International Trade Center (ITC)
Dates / Location: TBA | North Hall Meeting Rooms
Meeting spot for all Non-U.S. visitors. Conduct business meetings, catching up on emails, planning your day, networking with other Attendees or just to take a break from the action.
Access: Open to all registered attendees

NAB Member Lounge
Dates / Location: TBA | North Hall Meeting Rooms
Learn more about members-only benefits and how NAB is advocating for you in Washington DC.
Access: Open to NAB Members.

North Square
Dates / Location: TBA | North Hall
Meet-up destination for networking, recharging and casual collaboration.
Access: Open to all registered attendees.

Orange Lot Beer Garden
Dates / Location: TBA | Orange Lot
Outdoor beer garden in the Silver lot where you can grab a drink.
Access: Open to all registered attendees.

Premier Access Lounge
Dates / Location: TBA | Central Hall
Enjoy complimentary refreshments and a private meeting room for you and up to 3 guests.
Access: Exclusively available to Premier Access holders.

South Square
Dates / Location: TBA | South Hall (Upper)
Grab a bite to eat, hold a casual meeting or catch up on email.
Access: Open to all registered attendees.

Silver Square
Dates / Location: TBA | Silver Lot
Access: Open to all registered attendees.

North Hall Meeting Rooms

NAB Show Conference Programs

Conference Program
Date
Location
Broadcast Engineering and Info Tech Conference
TBA
North Hall Meeting Rooms
Business of Media
TBA
North Hall Meeting Rooms
Content Strategies
TBA
North Hall Meeting Rooms
Digital Futures Exchange
TBA
North Hall Meeting Rooms
NXT Tech Symposium
TBA
North Hall Meeting Rooms
The Influencer Series:
Sports & Entertainment
TBA
North Hall Meeting Rooms
International Trade Center (ITC)
TBA
North Hall Meeting Rooms
Note: Conference Programs is open to Conference Flex and Conference Flex Session 3-Pack holders.

Learning Labs - TBA | North Hall Meeting Rooms
Bonus Programs - TBA | North and South Hall Meeting Rooms

Birds of a Feather
A new forum for the cinematic community to connect, collaborate and innovate with the debut of the Birds of a Feather (BoF) education and networking program. Dates: Dates: TBA
Location: North Hall Meeting Rooms, N243

South Hall Meeting Rooms

NAB Show Conference Programs

Conference Program
Date
Location
Creative Master Series
TBA
South Hall Meeting Rooms
Future of Cinema Conference
TBA
South Hall Meeting Rooms
Note: Conference Programs is open to Conference Flex and Conference Flex Session 3-Pack holders.

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Navigating NAB Show Las Vegas 2021 - Tips & Tricks

NAB Show Las Vegas 2021 will span 2.5 million net square feet of exhibit space at the Las Vegas Convention Center. understanding how to work the exhibit floor and how to get from point A to B efficiently is important. Follow the steps below for some time saving and money saving tips and tricks

1 Wear comfortable walking shoes
The average NAB Show Las Vegas 2021 attendee will clock in approximately 2 - 3 miles walking the exhibit space alone. Plan to arrive in Las Vegas with the most comfortable walking shoes you can get. (Your feet will thank you later)

2 Pick up your badge off-site, if possible
Save yourself some time and pick up your badge at the Airport, LVCC Monorail station or one of the participating hotels before arriving at the show.

3 Allow extra time for everything
Plan ahead and allow extra time for everything. With so much to see, navigating your way around the crowds of people can be a challenge. Expect long lines and thick crowds at the NAB Show Las Vegas 2021. Also be prepared for long cab lines or rental car check-in lines.

4 Plan Ahead
With so much to see, your greatest challenge might be managing your time at the NAB Show. Plan ahead and avoid burnout. Prior to getting to the show, sit down with the exhibitor list and make a "Must See" list, noting where each exhibitor is located so you can plan your route.

5 Download the NAB Show Las Vegas 2021 App
The official NAB Show Las Vegas 2021 app will have everything you need at your finger tips to make the most out of your NAB Show Las Vegas 2021 experience.

Google Play Store
Apple App Store

6 Take the FREE Shuttle
Each morning and afternoon during the NAB Show Las Vegas will offer complimentary shuttle bus service between the Las Vegas Convention Center and official hotel partners. Take advantage of these FREE shuttle buses when you can.

7 Drink plenty of water
The daily temperature in Las Vegas in early April can get as high as 80°F / 27°C. Drink plenty of water and schedule breaks now and then. Sitting in on one of the many demonstrations is a great way to recharge

8 Sleep
Vegas is a 24 hour city. Get some sleep whenever you can.

NAB Show All-Badge Access Programs

Main Stage
AWS Hands-On Workshops
Learning Labs
Stages and Theaters
Note: Open to all registered attendees.

All-Badge Access Programs
NAB Show Associated Programs

Broadcast Engineering and IT Conference
TBA | North Hall Meeting Rooms

Cybersecurity & Content Protection Summit
TBA | Westgate Las Vegas

Digital Futures
TBA | North Hall Meeting Rooms

Executive Leadership Summit
TBA | Encore at Wynn Las Vegas

NAB Small Medium Market Radio Forum
TBA | Westgate

NSPIRE
TBA | North Hall Meeting Rooms

Post|Production World
TBA | South Hall Meeting Rooms

Streaming Summit
TBA | North Hall Meeting Rooms
Note: Each Associated Program is separately ticketed.

Show and Sell Program
If you purchase products from exhibitors booth as part of this years Show and Sell Program, you will be required to pay 8.25% Nevada State Tax on the items. You will also need to show their receipt upon exiting the show floor.

Navigating NAB Show 2021 - Tips & Tricks

NAB Show 2021 - Tips & Tricks
NAB Show 2021 - Tips & Tricks

Use these NAB Show Survival Tips for some time saving and money saving tips and tricks

NAB Show 2021 Survival Tips

How to Get Around NAB Show 2021
Getting Around NAB Show Las Vegas

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