The number of co-located events planned around NAB Show is a constant 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. Visit the NAB Show website for more information.
Sunday, April 17–Wednesday, April 20
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.
RAIN SUMMIT WEST
Sunday, April 17
This full-day conference on Internet radio is packed with presentations, panels, research and networking. Featuring a keynote from Hubbard Radio CEO Ginny Morris and multimedia radio star Zach Sang, the day includes lunch and a poolside cocktail reception.
IABM TRAINING ACADEMY — UHD & HEVC — WHAT DOES 4K GLASS TO GLASS REALLY MEAN?
Sunday, April 17
Arm yourself with the knowledge needed to go beyond the hype. Being prepared for UHD is a must with the growth in sales of 4K sets. UHD is rich with benefits, yet still can be compatible with HD. This special course gives you the complete glass-toglass UHD picture including the basics of the new HEVC codec. You will learn how to mix and match with HD, use 4K equipment, understand current and future program compatibilities and take advantage of 4K production techniques for improving your HD programs.
THIRD ANNUAL NAB U.S. MILITARY VETERANS OUTREACH TO INDUSTRY SYMPOSIUM BEYOND INTENT: HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY RECRUIT AND RETAIN VETERAN EMPLOYEES
Monday, April 18 | 4 p.m.
Join the discussion about why companies should actively seek to hire veterans, and how to effectively implement a Veterans hiring and retention initiative in your organization. With representatives from the U.S. Armed Forces, the U.S. Dept. of Labor and private industry, the panel will discuss and answer your questions regarding veteran skills, government resources available to support employers and how to create a “Veteran Ready” corporate environment. Immediately following the program will be a free informal reception where you can interact with panel members and guests.
THE WOMEN’S ROOM AT NAB SHOW — ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA
Monday, April 18
For the fourth year in a row, the Alliance for Women in Media is hosting The Women’s Room @ NAB, a power breakfast to connect and empower females in the media industry before NAB Show kicks off. This event will feature a light breakfast (sponsored by Patrick Communications), professional headshots (limited to the first 50 who reserve a spot), roundtable discussions on personal branding, online networking guidance and more.
BRAZILIAN SOCIETY OF TELEVISION ENGINEERING (SET)
Monday, April 18–Wednesday, April 20
The Brazilian Society of Television Engineering (SET) is celebrating its 25th anniversary of collaboration with NAB Show and will again host daily morning breakfasts that will include sessions presented by international industry experts focused on new products and new business models for Open TV. These sessions are open to all Latin American attendees. Registration is required.
Tuesday, April 19 | 8:30-10 a.m.
NAB Show Studio1, Central Lobby
#GalsNGear is a pop-up event that brings professional women in the technical fields of video, film and digital media together with the tools and skills to thrive in their chosen craft. #GalsNGear is a national initiative of Women in Film & Video (DC) and is focused on creating new opportunities for women DPs, gaffers, editors, special effects designers, sound engineers, drone operators and more. WIFV is proud to be launching its first #GalsNGear Live! event at the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas, live-streamed by Broadcast Beat Magazine.
CHINA (BEIJING) BROADCASTING TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR
Tuesday, April 19 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | N110
In the China (Beijing) Broadcasting Technology Seminar, Chinese industry experts have been invited to provide a state-of-theindustry report and current trends in China’s broadcasting industry. Speakers also will share information on Chinese market policies and current dynamic industry sectors. Selected international broadcasting industry experts will analyze specific hotspots and trends in Europe and the United States while Chinese industry enterprises will introduce their business models and strategies to access global market to introduce their products and technical solutions to the industry.
NEW YORK FESTIVALS INTERNATIONAL FILM & TV AWARDS
Tuesday, April 19 | 6-9 p.m.
The New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards honors the World’s Best Television & Film in all areas of programming. Dedicated to both the TV and Film industries, categories mirror today’s global trends and encourage the next generation of storytellers: News, Sports, Documentary, Reality TV, Live Events, Drama, Feature Films, Telenovelas, Webisodes, Promos, Corporate Films and Animation. As part of their event, New York Festivals will honor David Hill, legendary sports television executive and father of FOX Sports with the 2016 New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement Award.
SHELLY PALMER INNOVATION SERIES BREAKFAST
Tuesday, April 19 | 7:30-9 a.m.
In his annual NAB Show address, Shelly Palmer will explore the dramatic impact streaming technologies, new production tools, virtual reality and data-driven distribution will have on the television business in the very near future. He’ll also highlight the most interesting technology at NAB Show and what it means for your business.
WOMEN IN TECHNOLOY AWARD RECEPTION
Tuesday, April 19th | 6 p.m.
TVNewsCheck will present its sixth annual Women in Technology Leadership Award to Michelle Munson, president, CEO and co-founder of Aspera, an IBM Co. TVNewsCheck also will present its fourth annual Technology Women to Watch Award to Jennifer Leung, director of product for the National Football League. The awards turn a spotlight on women who show significant promise of advancing their industry technologically, and support the NAB Education Foundation’s Technology Apprenticeship Program, which trains engineers who are women and minorities and places them in industry internships.
CAREER DAY Wednesday, April 20 | 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
The NAB Education Foundation will host its spring Career Day in partnership with the Broadcast Education Association. This annual event 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.