Access and Registration Hours

Information about special-access passes, registration locations and registration and access hours.

Registration/Show Floor Access Rules:

  • If you wish to continue setup outside of these hours, you must get an Off-Hours Work Pass from the office, C102 during office hours, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • EAC’s may not access the hall during show hours
  • Saturday, October 9 – Exhibitors and pre-registered EAC’s with Saturday target move-in only
  • Sunday, October 10 – Exhibitors must have a badge to access the hall on and after this date
  • Sunday, October 10 – All EACs must be out of the hall by 11 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 14 – EAC’s and Exhibitors can pick up Thursday and Friday wristbands

Please note, these hours below are for the 2021 NAB Show.

Special-Access Passes

The passes below can be picked up at C102, Central Hall. Passes are only valid DAILY. Special-access is limited to the following Hall entrances:

  • North Hall (N1)
  • Central Hall (C1)

Off-Hours Work Pass (Move-in)

If you need to complete work outside scheduled move-in and move-out hours, you can obtain an Off-Hours Work Pass in room C102, Central Hall from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Special Event Pass (Show Days)

If your company has been pre-approved to host a special event before or after Show hours, you can pick up passes for your event guests in room C102, Central Hall from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Booth Maintenance Pass (Show Days) and Access Hours

Exhibitor Appointed Contractors are allowed access to the Exhibit Halls during move-in and move-out only. For morning and evening access on Show days, you must obtain a Booth Maintenance Pass from C102, Central Hall from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, October 10
7am – 11am ; 6 – 8 p.m.

Monday, October 11
7 – 9 a.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.

Tuesday, October 12
7 – 9 a.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.

Wednesday, October 13
7 – 9 a.m.

Exhibitor Registration and Show Floor Hours

Move-In

DayRegistration HoursRegistration LocationsShow Floor AccessManufacturer Rep HoursFreeman Service Desk Hours
Monday, October 4*wristbands at security8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Tuesday, October 5 – Friday, October 88 a.m. – 5 p.m.Silver Lot7 a.m. – 9 p.m.8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, October 97:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.Silver Lot7 a.m. – 9 p.m.12 – 6 p.m.7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Show Days

DayRegistration HoursRegistration LocationsShow Floor AccessManufacturer Rep HoursFreeman Service Desk Hours
Sunday, October 107:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.Silver Lot6:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.6:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday, October 11 – Tuesday, October 127:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.Silver Lot7 a.m. – 8 p.m.7 a.m. – 8 p.m.9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday, October 137:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.Silver Lot7 a.m. – 4 p.m.7 a.m. – 4 p.m.9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Move-Out

DayRegistration HoursRegistration LocationsShow Floor AccessManufacturer Rep HoursFreeman Service Desk Hours
Wednesday, October 134 p.m. – 6 p.m.Silver Lot4 p.m. – 9 p.m.4 p.m. – 9 p.m.4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday, October 147 a.m. – 12 p.m.Silver Lot7 a.m. – 6 p.m.7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday, October 156:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.Silver Lot6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Registration and Show Floor Hours

Move-In

DayEAC Registration HoursRegistration LocationsShow Floor Access
Monday, October 4  8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Tuesday, October 5 – Thursday October 77 a.m. – 5 p.m.Silver Lot7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday. October 8-7 a.m. – 6 p.m.Silver Lot7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, October 97 a.m. – 6 p.m.Silver Lot7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Show Days

DayEAC Registration HoursRegistration LocationsShow Floor Access
Sunday, October 107 – 8:30 a.m.Silver Lot
Monday, October 11- Wednesday, October 13 n/an/a

Move-Out

DayEAC Registration HoursRegistration LocationsShow Floor Access
Wednesday, October 13 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.Silver Lot4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Thursday, October 147 a.m. – 12 p.m.Silver Lot7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday, October 156:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.Silver Lot6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.