Industry Events Align With NAB Show

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The number of co-locating events planned around NAB Show continues to grow each year, solidifying its place as the nucleus of the media and entertainment community.

The NAB Show exhibit floor is open to all those registered for these events.


IABM Training Academy

Saturday, April 11–Sunday, April 12

~Broadcast Technology Workflows

See how broadcasters and service providers need different types of products and services than in the past, and what impact the need for automation will have on understanding customers’ changing requirements.


~Understanding File Formats

Learn how file formats are used from production through the broadcast chain, including QC and post production and onto delivery and archive. See how broadcast files have replaced traditional tape-based video and audio workflow together with the advantages gained through this transition.

Click here for more information or to register.




Saturday, April 11–Wednesday, April 15

From the BEA Festival of Media Arts to the latest academic research projects, today’s top publishers to free software training labs, career advice for students to cutting-edge speakers, this is the one place where electronic media professionals and educators converge. Visit the website for more information.



34th Annual ABA/NAB/FCBA

“Representing Your Local


Sunday, April 12

Join your legal colleagues for an information-packed event, featuring timely and in-depth discussions of numerous programming and regulatory issues. Separate registration is required. Click here for a preview brochure of the event.



RAIN Summit West

Sunday, April 12

RAIN Summit West is the world’s leading conference specifically devoted to the topic of Internet radio. Broadcast radio executives, Internet radio entrepreneurs, sales executives and technology visionaries convene for a day-long event of panels, research presentations and talks by industry leaders. Topics range from programming and marketing, to business strategies and international opportunities. You’ll find more information here.



Alliance for Women in Media

Women’s Room

Monday, April 13. 8 a.m.

The Alliance for Women in Media will host the Women’s Room in Ballroom A of the Westgate (formerly the Las Vegas Hotel). The one-hour program offers participants the opportunity to network and get their NAB Show experience off to a great start. Participants can update their headshot, receive quick feedback on their social media profile and make high-impact connections with fellow media women. The $75 registration fee includes breakfast, the professional headshot and more. Click here to register.



New Media Expo

Monday, April 13—Wednesday, April 15

NMX features some of the most recognized bloggers, podcasters, Web TV content creators and social media visionaries. The conference will include more than 100 educational sessions within new media exhibits and the popular Speed Networking sessions. For more information and to register, click here.



New York Festivals International

Film & TV Awards

Tuesday, April 14

The New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards recognizes the “World’s Best Television & Film” in all areas of programming. Now entering its 58th year, the total number of entries continues to grow, representing more than 50 different countries, making the NYF Television & Film Awards one of the most well-known competitions on the globe. Categories mirror today’s global trends and encourage the next generation of storytellers: News, Sports, Documentary, Reality, Drama, Feature Films, Telenovelas, Webisodes, Promo, Music Videos, Corporate Films and Animation. Click here for more information.



Pitch TV Bootcamp

Tuesday, April 14

Hosted by TV pitch experts Mark and Jeanne Simon, co-CEOs of Sell Your TV Concept Now, this Bootcamp will guide attendees through the strategies of the perfect pitch. For more information or to register, click here.



Women in Technology

Leadership Award

Tuesday, April 14

The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) will again partner with TVNewsCheck to host the Women in Technology Reception. Each year, this reception honors a woman who has contributed significantly toward technologically advancing the industry.

The Women in Leadership Technology Award also supports the NABEF’s Technology Apprenticeship Program, which places young engineers who are women or people of color in broadcast industry internships.

TVNewsCheck also recognizes three Technology Women to Watch, which goes to women engineers who show potential for making significant contributions to the advancement of their industry, and recognizes women in TV, radio and online technology.


Career Day

Wednesday, April 15, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

The NAB Education Foundation will host its annual spring Career Day produced in partnership with the Broadcast Education Association. Career Day, provides an excellent opportunity for media companies to network with experienced professionals, college students and entry-level job seekers interested in advancing a career in the broadcast industry.

In addition to a variety of media recruiters, Career Day includes a series of informative sessions and one-on-one career coaching. For more information, visit the website.