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NAB Show 2020 Las Vegas

NAB Show 2020 Las Vegas

NAB Show 2020 Las Vegas is the ultimate marketplace for people passionate about media, entertainment and technology. For 5 days every April 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 2020 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 2020 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 2020 Las Vegas Dates: April 18 - 22, 2020

Conference Dates: Saturday, April 18 - Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Exhibit Hall Dates: Sunday, April 19 - Wednesday, April 22

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

Mark your calendars
NAB Show 2020 Las Vegas Exhibit Hall Hours
Sunday, April 19 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Monday, April 20 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday, April 21 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday, April 22 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
NOTE: The show floor in 2020 will open on Sunday, April 19, 2020, instead of the usual Monday morning opening.

NAB Show Las Vegas Campus

NAB Show Las Vegas 2019 Venues

2020 NAB Show Attractions and Pavilions

Below are the display sections at the NAB Show 2019 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

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. Dates: April 8 - 11, 2019
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: April 8 - 10, 2019
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. SPROCKIT® 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

Road to ATSC 3.0
This Presentation Stage in North Hall will have nearly 20 different presentations and panels that will detail all of the elements of the new broadcast standard.
Location: North Hall

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)


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

NAB Show Networking Areas

International Trade Center (ITC)
Dates / Location: April 18 - 22, 2020 | 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: April 18 - 22, 2020 | 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: April 19 - 22, 2020 | North Hall
Meet-up destination for networking, recharging and casual collaboration.
Access: Open to all registered attendees.

Orange Lot Beer Garden
Dates / Location: April 18 - 22, 2020 | 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: April 18 - 22, 2020 | Central Hall
Enjoy complimentary refreshments and a private meeting room for you and up to 3 guests.
Access: Exclusively available to Premier Access holders.

Silver Square
Dates / Location: April 18 - 22, 2020 | Silver Lot
Access: Open to all registered attendees.

South Square
Dates / Location: April 19 - 22, 2020 | South Hall (Upper)
Grab a bite to eat, hold a casual meeting or catch up on email.
Access: Open to all registered attendees.

North Hall Meeting Rooms

NAB Show Conference Programs

Conference Program Date Location
Broadcast Engineering and Info Tech Conference April 18 - 22, 2020 North Hall Meeting Rooms
Business of Media April 18 - 22, 2020 North Hall Meeting Rooms
Content Strategies April 18 - 22, 2020 North Hall Meeting Rooms
Digital Futures Exchange April 18 - 22, 2020 North Hall Meeting Rooms
NXT Tech Symposium April 18 - 22, 2020 North Hall Meeting Rooms
The Influencer Series:
Sports & Entertainment
April 18 - 22, 2020 North Hall Meeting Rooms
International Trade Center (ITC) April 18 - 22, 2020 North Hall Meeting Rooms
Note: Conference Programs is open to Conference Flex and Conference Flex Session 3-Pack holders.

Learning Labs - April 18 - 22, 2020 | North Hall Meeting Rooms
Bonus Programs - April 18 - 22, 2020 | 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: April 8 - 9, 2019
Location: North Hall Meeting Rooms, N243

South Hall Meeting Rooms

NAB Show Conference Programs

Conference Program Date Location
Creative Master Series April 18 - 22, 2020 South Hall Meeting Rooms
Future of Cinema Conference April 18 - 22, 2020 South Hall Meeting Rooms
Note: Conference Programs is open to Conference Flex and Conference Flex Session 3-Pack holders.

NAB Show Las Vegas 2019
NAB Show Las Vegas 2019
NAB Show Las Vegas 2019
NAB Show Las Vegas 2019

Navigating NAB Show Las Vegas 2019 - Tips & Tricks

NAB Show Las Vegas 2019 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 2019 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 2019. 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 2019 App
The official NAB Show Las Vegas 2019 app will have everything you need at your finger tips to make the most out of your NAB Show Las Vegas 2019 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

Streaming Summit
April 8 - 9, 2019 | Las Vegas Convention Center

Cybersecurity & Content Protection Summit
April 7, 2019 | Westgate

NAB Small Medium Market Radio Forum
April 7, 2019 | Westgate

Executive Leadership Summit
April 7, 2019 | The Wynn Las Vegas
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.

The 2019 NAB Show Complementary Shuttle

The 2019 NAB Show Shuttle Service

Each morning and afternoon during the 2019 NAB Show, complimentary shuttles are provided between the Las Vegas Convention Center and official hotel partners. Below are the shuttle hours:

Hotels to NAB Show Hours
April 8 - 9 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
April 10 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
April 11 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
NAB Show to Hotels Hours
April 8 - 9 3:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m
April 10 3:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m
April 11 2:00 p.m - 4:30 p.m
*All hotel shuttles run on 20 minute intervals

The NAB Show Complementary Hotel Shuttles will run every 20 minutes. Hotel shuttles will carry an average of 55 passengers and will be marked with a route number. Route numbers will coordinate with which hotel properties they service. The route numbers and pick up locations are listed below.

Route# Hotel Boarding Location
Route 11 Aria Las Vegas Tour Bus Lobby
Route 7 Bally's Hotel and Casino Tour Bus Area on E. Flamingo Rd.
Route 12 Bellagio Tour Bus Area
Route 6 Caesars Palace Planet Hollywood Sign
Route 2 Circus Circus Hotel Outside Main Entrance
Route 12 Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Right of Main Lobby
Route Walk Courtyard Las Vegas Convention Center Walk to LVCC
Route 8 The Cromwell Walk to Flamingo
Route 9 Elara PH Tour Bus Area
Route Walk Embassy Suites Walk to LVCC
Route 3 Encore @ Wynn Right of Main Entrance- Bus Area
Route 8 Flamingo Las Vegas Tour Bus Area
Route 8 Harrah's Las Vegas Tour Bus Area
Route 1 Hilton Grand Vacation Convention Ctr. Curbside on Karen Ave
Route 2 Hilton Grand Vacations on the Strip Outside Main Lobby
Route Walk Las Vegas Marriott Suites Walk to LVCC
Route 8 The LINQ Hotel Walk to Harrah's
Route 4 Mirage Hotel Casino North Valet Entrance
Route 9 MGM Grand MGM Grand Garden Entrance
Route 10 New York-New York Main Entrance
Route 5 Palazzo Tour & Travel Lobby
Route 7 Paris Las Vegas Walk to Bally's
Route 10 Park MGM Tour Bus Area
Route 9 Planet Hollywood Tour Bus Area
Route Walk Renaissance Walk to LVCC
Route 9 Signature @ MGM Grand Walk to MGM Grand Garden Entrance
Route 1 SAHARA Las Vegas Tour Bus Area - Las Vegas Blvd.
Route Walk Springhill Suites CC Walk to LVCC
Route 4 Treasure Island Right of Main Entrance, Sirens Blvd
Route 11 Vdara Hotel and Spa Walk to Aria
Route 5 Venetian Tour & Travel Lobby
Route 11 Waldorf Astoria Walk to Aria
Route Walk Westgate Las Vegas Resort Walk to LVCC
Route 7 Westin Casuarina Right of Main Lobby
Route 3 Wynn Las Vegas South Tour Bus Area

Strip & Downtown Express The Strip & Downtown Express (SDX) route will start service at 7 a.m. during NAB Show 2019; - April 8 - 11, 2019

Airport Shuttle Service to McCarran International Airport

Shuttle service to McCarran International Airport (LAS) from the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) will be available every 30 minutes on

  • Wednesday, April 10 | 12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 11 | 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

*All airport shuttles run on 30 minute intervals
Call 1-866-439-8563 for all shuttle inquiries

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