NAB Show 2021 Las Vegas is the ultimate marketplace for people passionate about media, entertainment and technology. For 4 days this coming October the world's most talented and celebrated directors, producers and creators will 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.
The upcoming NAB Show 2021 Las Vegas is gearing up to be the most significant, in-person media and entertainment event of 2021. Held in conjunction with the 2021 NAB Show in Las Vegas will be two signature events, the annual Sales and Management Television Exchange (SMTE) taking place October 8–9, 2021 and the Radio Show, co-produced by NAB and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), which will be held October 13–14, 2021.
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Below are the display sections at the NAB Show 2021 Campus in Las Vegas
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.
The crossroads of major changes in preproduction, production and post today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 October can get as high as 81°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
Vegas is a 24 hour city. Get some sleep whenever you can.
One on One with Nick Cannon
Nick Cannon will discuss his long-running career in television during NAB’s Sales and Management Television Exchange (SMTE).
Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
NAB Show Main Stage
Nick Cannon will also appear during an NAB Show Main Stage celebrity session.
Known around the world for his unique brand of humor, don't miss an exclusive evening with Jim Gaffigan as part of his “The Fun Tour” comedy tour.
When: Sunday, October 10, 2021
Where: Main Stage in North Hall at 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Open To: All Registered Attendees
Following the show, all attendees are invited to drinks & bites at the NAB Show Sunday Kick Off Party in Silver Lot.
Make sure you have a face mask. ALL SHOW ATTENDEES will be required to wear a face mask at all times. Masks will also be provided, if one is needed.
Daily temperature screenings will be conducted upon entry to the Las Vegas Convention Center for EVERYONE. You may not enter the show if you have a high temperature.
Please follow all recommended Health & Safety Measures including: Stay at least 6 feet from one another, wash your hands often, cover your cough or sneeze, and stay home if you are sick.
For more information, visit the NAB Show Resource page
NAB Amplify™ is a digital platform designed to extend the impact of NAB Show throughout the year by providing opportunities for networking, discovery and education.
Designed to keep you engaged in real time, 365 days a year, NAB Amplify is your digital destination where meaningful connections between industry peers, customers in search of innovative products, and businesses seeking collaborative partnerships takes place year-round.
The platform features targeted networking forums, regularly updated educational content, and an extensive online marketplace showcasing diverse media and technology companies ranging from leading global brands to up-and-coming start-ups.
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 your receipt upon exiting the show floor.
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