NAB Show Hosts 4th Global Next Gen Broadcasting Conference in Partnership with Korea Radio Promotion Association

For Immediate Release
Alex Siciliano
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Perspectives from Republic of Korea, United States, Brazil, Jamaica, and India to be presented

Washington, D.C. — The 2023 NAB Show will host the 4th Global Next Gen Broadcasting Conference, co-produced by NAB and the Korea Radio Promotion Association (RAPA) on Sunday, April 16 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm PT in Room W208/209 in the Las Vegas Convention West Hall.

NAB participated in the first iteration of the conference (originally called the Global UHD Conference) in 2017 in Seoul, as well as hosting it at the NAB Show in 2018 and again participating when it returned to Seoul in 2019.

Many of the promises of Next Gen Broadcasting discussed in the first three conferences have now come to fruition and this 4th conference will celebrate those successes and set a path for future accomplishments. In addition to high level speakers from the Korean and U.S. broadcast industries, attendees will hear from FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington and Jin-Bae Hong, Deputy Minister at the Office of Network Policy in the Korean Ministry of Science and ICT. Representatives from Brazil, India and Jamaica will also present updates on their evolutionary path to next gen broadcasting.

NAB Executive Vice President of Technology and Chief Technology Officer Sam Matheny said, “We are honored and excited to be working with our colleagues at RAPA to produce this timely and important conference at NAB Show. Next Gen broadcasting is revolutionizing terrestrial television broadcast services around the world, and we’re pleased to collect and share those experiences for the benefit of our international audience and broadcasters everywhere.”

RAPA Director, Industrial Development Division, Kang Ok “Jay” Jeon said, “It’s great that we get back together to create new opportunities together, build them together, and succeed together as we are moving into the future together. We are also going to celebrate 100 years of NAB together here in Las Vegas. The most exciting part of this gathering is that we will bring huge updates on ATSC 3.0 in Korea, the U.S, India, Brazil, the Caribbean, and other key stakeholders we have not yet identified in the global community.

Admission to this conference is free to all NAB Show badge holders.

Qualified members of the media may apply for NAB Show press registration here.

About NAB Show

NAB Show, held April 15 – 19, 2023 in Las Vegas, is celebrating its centennial year as the preeminent conference and exhibition driving the evolution of broadcast, media and entertainment. It is the ultimate marketplace for next-generation technology inspiring superior audio and video experiences. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms, NAB Show is where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways.

About NAB

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

About RAPA

Korea Radio Promotion Association is Korea’s broadcasting promotion association. RAPA is an entrusted organization by the Korean ministry of Science and ICT, a central administrative agency in charge of establishing, researching and developing national science and ICT policies, broadcasting policies, and supervising ICT industry. RAPA is a membership organization that serves as a bridge between the broadcasting industry and the government, where its current mission is to promote ATSC 3.0 worldwide. Learn more at