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Creation & Production • Distribution & Monetization • Content & Consumption

Big picture. Bigger perspectives.

With tons of sessions to choose from, the NAB Show Conference gives you access to thought-leading, unique and powerful industry insights, and the opportunity to build a session lineup that is most valuable to your educational journey.

Tracks include:

  • Business of Media
  • Content Strategies
  • Content, Cable & Connectivity
  • Creative Masters
  • Future of Cinema
  • Tomorrow’s Tech
  • Women Leading Change

Content from this program is now available to watch free on-demand on NAB Show Express.

Conference Streams

Attendees can search by the track of their choice, or curate their own cross-functional experience by searching for sessions built around the conference’s three core streams:

  • Content and Consumption
  • Creation and Production
  • Distribution and Monetization
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Education Partners & Tracks

Business of Media Track

Covering the media landscape across many delivery methods and platforms, the Business of Media track targets radio and television ownership and station management executives, as well as leaders from digital, cable and satellite companies. Sessions drill down into legal, policy, advertising, sales and marketing, and business development.

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Content Strategies Track

Geared to entertainment and program executives involved in the development, distribution sales, licensing, acquisition and growth of content across platforms, the Content Strategies track explores challenges and opportunities specific to lucrative and growing vertical content markets including sports, travel and lifestyle programs, live events, esports and podcasting.

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Content, Cable & Connectivity Track

As the entertainment and media ecosystem continues to thrive, with consumers exhibiting an insatiable desire for more and more content, the competitive environment for buying and selling the most desired content rights for multi-platform distribution has reached a fever pitch. Coupled with critical issues facing subscription TV, from cord-cutting to customer retention, to ad dollar competition, the connection between cable and content has never been bigger.

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Creative Masters Track

Go behind the scenes with the creatives and crew responsible for today’s most innovative and popular feature films, TV series and streaming experiences. Learn how filmmakers and showrunners designed game changing looks on set, elicited nuanced performances, choreographed complex shots, and applied the latest technologies to create a masterpiece.

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Future of Cinema Track

In today’s “always on” world, cinema is no longer confined to just a theatrical setting. With consumers seeking content via a myriad of distribution outlets, creators are working hard to maintain artistic intent in an ever-evolving landscape. But should that be the highest priority? The Future of Cinema track will explore this, and other thought-provoking questions as we examine the future of movie-making and the technologies that are driving tomorrow’s experiences.

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Tomorrow’s Tech Track

Spotlighting cutting edge developments reshaping the creation, distribution and consumption of entertainment content, the Tomorrow’s Tech track brings together thought leaders and catalysts from the entertainment, consumer electronics, technology, and service industries for an insider’s look into the emerging technologies disrupting everything from the creative process to business models and consumer behavior.

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Women Leading Change Track

We’re celebrating #WomenLeadingChange at NAB Show by partnering with top media organizations to showcase the creative women leaders fueling growth and innovation across the media, entertainment, and technology ecosystem to share success stories and innovative approaches to industry and diversity challenges.

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Highlights from Previous Years

Last Year’s Speakers Included:

Matthew Libatique – Birds of Prey, A Star is Born, Native Son, Straight Outta Compton

Jarl Mohn – NPR

Cecilia Vega – ABC News

Melanie McFarland –

Melissa Grego – Hollywood Radio & Television Society

Patrick Hinds – True Crime Obsessed

Cathy Hughes – Urban One, Inc.