Registration & Logistics

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Badges, Passes, Access & Accommodations

From registration, access and hotel booking information to understanding the different badge and pass types for the Show floor, these specifics will help get you and your team Show-ready.


There are a number of Exhibitor Badge types available to allow you and your extended team to build your booth and maximize your experience at NAB Show. No one will be granted access to the Exhibit Hall without an official Show badge or Pass. Badge types, Passes and allotments are detailed below. Please note: Persons with an Attendee Badge will not be permitted entry into the Exhibit Hall outside published Show Hours. No one under the age of 16 is permitted at any point. To enter the Unites States many international visitors will require a visa. Learn More

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The Exhibitor Badge is for your team members working your booth at the event. This badge gives access to the Exhibit Hall before and after Show Hours. Exhibitor Badges may not be used for outside vendors doing work in your booth or your customers. If Show Management sees that you are using Exhibitor Badges for non-booth staff, Show Management has the right to revoke the badges.

Allotment: 8 Exhibitor Badges per 100 sq. ft. (9 sq. m) of booth space purchased.

All other staff working the event must purchase an Exhibitor Badge for $25. Show Management reserves the right to change this allotment at any time.

Exhibitor Registration

The Exhibitor-Appointed Contractor (EAC) Badge is required for any vendors you hire that is not an NAB Show Exclusive or Preferred Vendor. EACs will ONLY be granted access to the Exhibit Hall if the EAC is registered via the online portal and Show Management has received and approved the Certificate of Insurance (COI) on file.

Allotment: Unlimited

EAC Registration

The Manufacturer Representative Badge is typically for a sales agent who independently sells an exhibiting company’s products, is not a direct employee of the exhibiting company, and may represent multiple companies. Manufacturer Representatives have restricted access to the Exhibit Hall.

Allotment: Unlimited


The Session Pass gives your registered booth staff access to sessions within select NAB Show Conference programs. Session Passes are not required to attend sessions taking place in the Exhibit Hall at the Experiential Zones. Exhibitors do not need to register specific individuals for Session Passes. Once Session Passes are picked up at any registration counter onsite, they may be shared among staff.

Allotment: Based on your booth size:

100 – 400 sq. ft.: 2 passes
401 – 900 sq. ft.: 5 passes
1,000 – 1,999 sq. ft.: 7 passes
2,000+ sq. ft.: 10 passes

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.

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

Exhibitor Appointed Contractors are allowed access to the Exhibit Hall 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.


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Where to Pick Up Badges/Passes & an Overview of Show Floor Access Hours