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NAB Show Opens With Projected 55,000 Attendees; Hollywood’s Focus Includes Cloud-Based and Virtual Production

After a three-year absence due to COVID, the NAB Show has returned to Las Vegas with what the National Association of Broadcasters projects could hit 55,000 delegates — what they point out would be a large number for a pandemic-era trade show. The last time NAB was held in person, in 2019, the event had […]

NAB: David Grindle Named SMPTE Exec Director With Diversity and Inclusion a Top Priority

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has named David Grindle as its new executive director. This weekend at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, the century-old Society introduced the exec, who will start his new role at SMPTE in July after concluding a 12-year tenure as executive director of the United States Institute […]

NAB: MSG Sphere Plans Unwrapped as Studio Explores Collaboration With Hollywood

Delegates who converge on Las Vegas this week for the first NAB Show since 2019 will notice a new addition emerging in the famous skyline — the MSG Sphere at the Venetian, which could usher in a new canvas for filmmakers and all sort of immersive entertainment when it opens next year. During a session […]

Weta FX, Cinionic, AMD Among Advanced Imaging Society Award Honorees

The Advanced Imaging Society recognized nine technical achievements during its 12th annual Entertainment Technology Lumiere Awards, which were presented Saturday during a brunch at the Wynn Resort as the NAB Show kicked off in Las Vegas. The honorees were AMD, Brompton Technology, Cinionic, HP, Prysm Stages/Lux Machina/NEP Virtual Studios, Qualcomm Technologies, Tencent Media Labs, V-Nova […]

Motion Picture Association Reveals Next Steps in Expanded Content Security Program (Exclusive)

The Motion Picture Association has revealed new details and a schedule for its plan to expand its industry-wide content security initiative with emphasis on cloud security in its effort to address piracy. Representatives from MPA will also be on hand to discuss its work later this month at CinemaCon and the NAB Show, both of […]

Avid to Skip NAB, NAMM, IBC Trade Shows Due to Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic (Exclusive)

Due to the current climate surrounding COVID-19, Avid — the maker of entertainment technology including the widely used Media Composer editing system and ProTools audio post technology — is continuing its pause on exhibiting at large trade shows throughout 2022, meaning that it will not host exhibits at the annual NAB, NAMM and IBC events. […]

2021 NAB Show Canceled, Citing “Insurmountable Challenges” From the Pandemic

The 2021 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show has been canceled. The trade show, which had been scheduled to be held Oct. 9-13 in Las Vegas, will not be moving forward, with the trade group saying in a statement Wednesday that “unfortunately, the pandemic and surge of the Delta variant has presented unexpected and insurmountable […]

NAB Show Uncertainty Rises As Sony, Canon Withdraw From Exhibition

The uncertainly surrounding the 2021 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, currently slated to take place Oct. 9-13 in Las Vegas, keeps growing. Sony Electronics — traditionally one of the event’s largest exhibitors — said on Tuesday that it has made the decision to withdraw, followed by another large exhibitor, Canon, which announced that it […]

NAB, Audio Engineering Society to Co-Locate 2021 Confabs In Response to Pandemic

NAB, Audio Engineering Society to co-locate 2021 confabs in response to COVID.

NAB Show Rescheduled; Will Return to Las Vegas in October 2021

The NAB Show is scheduled to return to Las Vegas in October 2021. "The pandemic remains a significant threat and the evidence suggests it will be well into next year before it could be under control in the U.S."

NAB Takes Annual Show Online in May After Las Vegas Event Cancellation

The National Association of Broadcasters has scheduled an online substitute for its annual show, which is set to take place May 13-14.

Canceled NAB Show to Be Replaced by Online Version

Instead of rescheduling the 2020 National Association of Broadcasters Show — which was set to open April 18 in Las Vegas — NAB plans to effectively take parts of its show online, with a digital offering dubbed NAB Show Express. It also wants to expand its NAB Show New York, if it is held Oct. 21-22 as originally scheduled.