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2020 Refund Policy

Exhibits

Applies to all Exhibits, LVCC Meeting Room, and On-floor Meeting Room orders.

Option 1: Receive a 66% Refund Now

Only companies that paid 35% or more for their exhibits order(s) are eligible for this option. Companies that have paid less than 100% of the contracted amount are not eligible to receive the full 66% refund.

If you select this option, we will follow up with you directly within 7 days of receiving your decision to start the refund process. Certain financial documents are necessary. Your refund options were calculated after covering NAB’s expenses incurred up to the time of cancellation to plan and produce NAB Show.

Option 2: Receive a 100% Rollover to Apply to 2021-2023 NAB Show Exhibits (66% applied in year 1, 24% in year 2, and 10% in year 3)

Only companies that paid 100% for their Exhibits order(s) are eligible for this option.

Exhibitors that are not currently contracted for 2020 NAB Show New York exhibits or upgrading currently contracted 2020 NAB Show New York exhibits, have the option to use the full 100% rollover to 2020 NAB Show New York exhibits instead of 2021-2023 NAB Show. This credit can only be applied to the new or upgraded exhibits.

Exhibitors that are not currently contracted for 2020 NAB Show New York exhibits or upgrading currently contracted 2020 NAB Show New York exhibits, have the option to use a percentage of the 66% credit to 2020 NAB Show New York exhibits instead of 2021 NAB Show. This credit can only be applied to the new or upgraded exhibits.

If you select this option, we will follow up with you directly within 14 days of receiving your decision to confirm this process with you.

Additional Exhibits Considerations

  • Exhibitors will earn full Priority Points for 2020 NAB Show participation for each order with 70% or more payment received by March 11.
  • Booth rates will remain flat for all exhibitors that contract for 2021 NAB Show during Space Selection later this spring. Additional details to follow.
  • Revised 2021 Exhibit Space Contract payment terms:  First payment – 25%; Second payment – 35%; Final payment – 40% (dates TBD).

Hospitality Suites

Option 1: Receive a 100% Refund Now

Companies that have paid less than 100% of the contracted amount are not eligible to receive the full 100% refund.

If you select this option, we will follow up with you directly within 7 days of receiving your decision to start the refund process. Certain financial documents are necessary.

Option 2: Receive a 100% Rollover to Apply to 2021 NAB Show Hospitality Suites

Only companies that paid 100% for their hospitality suite order(s) are eligible for this option.

If you select this option, we will follow up with you directly within 14 days of receiving your decision to confirm this process with you.

Additional Hospitality Suites Considerations

  • Companies will earn full Priority Points for 2020 NAB Show participation for each order with 70% or more payment received by March 11.

Sponsorship and Advertising

Does not apply to Printed Show Guide Advertisements and Enhanced Listing Advertising Packages.

Option 1: Receive a 90% Refund Now

Only companies that paid 11% or more for their sponsorship and advertising order(s) are eligible for this option. Companies that have paid less than 100% of the contracted amount are not eligible to receive the full 90% refund.

If you select this option, we will follow up with you directly within 7 days of receiving your decision to start the refund process. Certain financial documents are necessary. Your refund options were calculated after covering NAB’s expenses incurred up to the time of cancellation to plan and produce NAB Show.

Option 2: Receive a 100% Rollover to Apply to 2021 NAB Show Sponsorship and Advertising

Only companies that paid 100% for their sponsorship and advertising order(s) are eligible for this option.

Companies that are not currently contracted for 2020 NAB Show New York sponsorship and advertising or upgrading currently contracted 2020 NAB Show New York sponsorship and advertising, have the option to use the full 100% rollover to 2020 NAB Show New York sponsorship and advertising instead of the 2021 NAB Show. This credit can only be applied to the new or upgraded sponsorship and advertising.

Companies that are not currently contracted for 2020 NAB Show New York sponsorship and advertising or upgrading currently contracted 2020 NAB Show New York sponsorship and advertising, have the option to use a percentage of the 100% credit to 2020 NAB Show New York sponsorship and advertising instead of the 2021 NAB Show. This credit can only be applied to the new or upgraded sponsorship and advertising.

If you select this option, we will follow up with you directly within 14 days of receiving your decision to confirm this process with you.

Additional Sponsorship and Advertising Considerations

  • Companies will earn full Priority Points for 2020 NAB Show participation for each order with 70% or more payment received by March 11.

Unlimited Material Handling

Option 1: Receive a 100% Refund Now

Companies that have paid less than 100% of the contracted amount are not eligible to receive the full 100% refund.

If you select this option, we will follow up with you directly within 7 days of receiving your decision to start the refund process. Certain financial documents are necessary.

Option 2: Receive a 100% Rollover to Apply to 2021 NAB Show Unlimited Material Handling

If you select this option, we will follow up with you directly to confirm this process with you.

Additional Sponsorship and Advertising Considerations

  • Companies will earn full Priority Points for 2020 NAB Show participation for each order with 70% or more payment received by March 11.

You should have received an email detailing the policies above with instructions on how to submit your decision for a refund or rollover. We are asking that decisions be submitted by April 30, 2020.

Email us at exhibit@nab.org if you have any questions or concerns.