News: Over 200 First-Time Exhibitors Join 2017 NAB Show
More than 200 companies will exhibit for the first time at the 2017 NAB Show, the world’s largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. These companies will offer a first-look at new products and technologies through interactive exhibits and demonstrations. NAB Show is held April 22-27 (exhibits April 24-27) in Las Vegas.
The 215 first-time exhibitors will join a wide variety of exhibiting veterans on the 1 million+ net square feet of space that make up the NAB Show exhibit floor. Examples of the debuting companies include Google, Gearhouse Broadcast, Aeson LED Display Technologies, ALC NetworX, Sigma Corp of America, MX1, Vimeo and TiVo, among others.
“This influx of new exhibitors highlights the unique position of NAB Show at the center of the convergence of media, entertainment and technology,” said NAB Executive Vice President of Conventions and Business Operations Chris Brown. “These companies, along with specialized exhibit areas and leading brands from around the world, will showcase cutting-edge technologies and innovative new products that are reshaping the industry and the consumer experience.”
The 2017 NAB Show exhibition will comprise 1,700+ companies, including 751+ international exhibitors and some of the world's leading brands and companies, including Akamai Technologies, AWS Elemental, AVID, Blackmagic, Canon U.S.A., Cisco, Comcast, Ericsson, Evertz, EVS, General Dynamics, Grass Valley, Harmonic, IBM, Imagine Communications, JVCKenwood, Microsoft Corporation, Oracle, Panasonic, Ross Video Limited, SAM, Sony, Teradek, The Vitec Group, Verizon and Vizrt.
NAB Show will also feature several new technology-focused pavilions and destinations: the Facebook Live Video Solutions Pavilion, featuring numerous vendors demonstrating tools associated with the social platform’s engagement function; the Cybersecurity and Content Protection Pavilion, hosting companies leading the way in asset, data and network security; an IP Showcase that will provide an industry-wide perspective on recent developments with Internet Protocol technology; the NextGen TV Hub: Powered by ATSC 3.0, showcasing the latest developments associated with the new broadcast standard; and the Connected Car Hackathon. Driven by Ford, a competition among developers centered on the increasingly autonomous capabilities of vehicles.