ALL THINGS DISTRIBUTION AND DELIVERY
This is where content moves next. Here you’ll find cloud computing and media infrastructure pushing the boundaries of content delivery anytime, anywhere. This is the place for people who want to boost their productivity. Want to leverage emerging tech to reach new audiences? Want to get hands-on with the right tools to make content distribution easier? Whatever you seek, you’ll discover it here.
Key trends include:
- Acceleration of ATSC 3.0 use cases and rollout
- The continued expanse of audio entertainment
- Reaching new audiences through VR and metaverse experiences
- How to stand out in a melting pot of DTC and OTT offerings
- Changing in-vehicle listening habits and how traditional radio is responding
- Reaching your audience in a world of social influencers
Discover the Connect Collection
Featured exhibitors include Viking Satcom, Gerling & Associates, Inc., Sat-Lite Technologies & more.
West Hall Floorplan
The West Hall is home to CONNECT, INTELLIGENT CONTENT, Tech Pavilions and Experiential Zones.
CONNECT Exhibitor List
CONNECT features companies including Dell, Evertz, Wide Orbit, BroadView Software & more.
CONNECT Inspiration Zone
Listen as global industry leaders share insight and tactics on advancing in a new media market.
Featured Destination: Future of Delivery Pavilion
PREPARE FOR IMPACT AS NEW DISTRIBUTION TECHNOLOGIES ARE POISED TO RESHAPE ENTIRE INDUSTRIESLearn More
NABIQ: Create the d&d team manifesto for the next five years
How might you attract new talent and bridge knowledge gaps to generate a competitive advantage? What values, skills and purpose would you prioritize for the next five years? During this 90-minute facilitated challenge, you’ll delve into those questions and design solutions with your peers. This is one of three NABiQ challenges in CONNECT and one of nine cross-collection. Each workshop will accommodate up to five teams of six participants each (paired at random) who will compete for the winning solution.
RECHARGE AND RECONNECT WITH MORE NETWORKING THAN EVER BEFORE
Digital/Broadcast Content Distribution Tour
Learn new technologies that will help you reach viewers where they want to consume their content.
What is Beyond Video Streaming? Roundtable
Will television lose its place in the home? What role will mobile play?
CONNECT Happy Hour
Reunite with friends and colleagues. It’s time to celebrate being together again!
Streaming Summit Happy Hour
Join the streaming community to discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead of you.
On the Main Stage: NAB Show Welcome
In his first ever state of the broadcast industry remarks, NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt will share his vision of NAB’s role in strengthening the future of the broadcasting industry and address the issues impacting local radio and television stations. NAB will also present the NAB Distinguished Service Award, which is given to broadcasters who have made significant and lasting contributions to America’s broadcasting industry and the National Radio Award, which honors outstanding leadership in the radio industry.
Featured Conference: Broadcast Engineering & IT (BEIT)
Technical presentations consider pressing issues facing today’s media professionalsLearn More
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EXPLORE NEW EXPERIENTIAL ZONES
NextGen Now will help broadcasters understand the challenges in implementing the standard in local markets.
Protecting Your Content from Cyber Threats
Tuesday, April 26
While reviewing recent cyber-attacks against broadcasters as a backdrop, discover the potential risks stations face in the cyber realm, learn the most common attack vectors for broadcasters, understand common misconceptions that need to be corrected and learn about actionable steps and readily available tools stations can deploy to protect their content and their infrastructure.
2022 PILOT Innovation Challenge Winners: Michigan Radio and Townsquare Digital
Tuesday, April 26
The Innovation Challenge is designed to identify startups and growing companies providing solutions to some of the key challenges and opportunities facing broadcasters over the next two to three years. The winners were selected by a panel of broadcast industry representatives.
How to Build a Compact LIVE Streaming Kit
Live streaming can scale from your kitchen table to a multi-million dollar studio. Let’s explore low cost, compact streaming solutions, for those who want to focus on quality without breaking the bank or taking over your entire living room.
Expand Your Reach and Revenue
Media consumers today get their content on air, online and on the go. The CONNECT destination at the 2022 NAB Show will showcase the infrastructure and solutions that enable this dynamic world of content delivery and consumption. It speaks to the challenge of bringing content to viewers when, where and how they want it. Thanks to the proliferation of content across various platforms, from broadcast to streaming to connected devices, this has become a complex undertaking.