FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2020
NAB Show and Audio Engineering Society to Co-locate Conventions in 2021
Washington, D.C. — The 2021 Audio Engineering Society (AES) fall convention will co-locate with NAB Show, October 11–13, 2021 in Las Vegas. The co-location brings together the premiere convention for pro audio professionals with the world’s largest convention encompassing media, entertainment and technology. The AES Show will take place at the Westgate Hotel, adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center where NAB Show will be held October 9–13, 2021.
The AES fall convention was previously co-located with NAB Show New York at the Javits Convention Center annually in October from 2017–2019. The two events were held virtually in 2020.
The AES Show is the preeminent pro audio convention comprising leaders in audio engineering, exclusive technical presentations, as well as education and networking opportunities. The event focuses on myriad audio disciplines and applications, including cinema, broadcast and online delivery, immersive audio, sound recordings, productions and live events. The AES Show draws more than 15,000 attendees and more than 300 exhibitors, on average.
“Our October co-location with NAB Show New York for the past few years has proven mutually beneficial for attendees and exhibitors alike,” said Colleen Harper, AES Executive Director. “We all miss the engagement and excitement of the in-person AES Show and look forward to once again interacting at the convention with professional audio manufacturers and our colleagues.”
“We are excited to be building the most significant, in-person media and entertainment event of 2021 and are ready to bring the industry together once again at NAB Show in October,” said NAB Executive Vice President of Conventions and Business Operations Chris Brown. “Together with AES, we will provide unparalleled access to critical information, inspiration and solutions for audio engineers and content creators.”
As previously announced, the 2021 NAB Show will also co-locate with the Radio Show as well as NAB’s Sales and Management Television Exchange.
About NAB Show
NAB Show, held October 9 – 13, 2021, in Las Vegas, NV, USA, is the world’s largest and most comprehensive convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. With more than 90,000 attendees from 160 countries and 1,600+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and fuel the digital storytelling economy. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.
About the Audio Engineering Society
The Audio Engineering Society (AES) was formed in 1948 and now counts over 12,000 members throughout the U.S., Latin America, Europe, Japan and the Far East. The organization serves as the pivotal force in the exchange and dissemination of technical information for the industry. Currently, its members are affiliated with more than 75 AES professional sections and more than 95 AES student sections around the world. Section activities may include guest speakers, technical tours, demonstrations and social functions. Through local section and regional events, topic focused training and workshops, international conferences and conventions, AES provides the industry valuable opportunities for professional networking and personal growth. For additional information visit www.aes.org.