Main Stage

Sunday, April – Wednesday, April 17 | Central Hall


Big names. Expert insight. Coveted intel. The Main Stage is where it’s at for a most impressive lineup featuring powerful thought leadership, exclusive know-how, aha moments shared by some of Hollywood’s most sought-after cinematographers and more. An open-source playbook for industry innovation, these captivating sessions allow you to capture the pulse of everything –– and everyone –– driving the world of broadcast, media and entertainment forward.


Sunday, April 14

The Marvelous Magic of IMAX and Disney

From Lens to Living Room – The Marvelous Magic of IMAX and Disney

Join top executives from IMAX and Disney to learn about their “pixel perfect” partnership, which spans from lens to living room and beyond. They’ll discuss how they deliver premium experiences to fans around the world – from theatrical releases to streaming platforms – as well as the growing ecosystem of devices that elevate experiences everywhere.

Sunday, April 14 @ 10:30 a.m.

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Excellence in Sustainability Awards

Excellence in Sustainability Awards

Launched in 2023, the Excellence in Sustainability Awards program recognizes individuals, companies, and products/services for outstanding innovations in media technology that promote sustainability and foster economic and social development. The awards ceremony will include a panel discussion, as well as NAB and AWS donation presentation to a charity.

Sunday, April 14 @ 12:30 p.m.

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AI in Media and Entertainment

AI has the potential to transform every industry, but no industry has it been more hotly contested than in media and entertainment. This session will explore the many applications of AI in Hollywood and the benefits and pitfalls of its continued and growing use in productions and development.

Sunday, April 14 @ 2:30 p.m.

Decentralized Pictures and the Future of Fair and Transparent Filmmaking

Decentralized Pictures and the Future of Fair and Transparent Filmmaking

The discussion with the team behind the film “Holy Smokes,” the recipient of the Decentralized Pictures Kevin Smith Comedy Short Film Screenplay Award, offers a unique insight into the evolving landscape of the film industry. By highlighting their experience on the DCP platform, the panelists will shed light on the transformative shift towards greater democracy within the film and TV industry.

Sunday, April 14 @ 4 p.m.

Monday, April 15

Ameca AI Robot

NAB Show Welcome

Includes remarks from NAB leadership, a Fireside Chat with NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt, the presentation of the LABF Insight Award and more.

Monday, April 15 @ 9:30 a.m.

How Generative AI is Changing the Game

Join this session featuring Thursday Night Football’s Kaylee Hartung, AWS’s Dr. Matt Wood, and leaders from the NFL and the PGA TOUR.

Monday, April 15 @ 11:30 a.m.

Sponsored by


Broadcasting Hall of Fame

The NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame recognizes radio and television personalities or programs that have earned a place in broadcasting history.

Monday, April 15 @ 1 p.m.

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Empowering Creative Collaboration: The Future of Production and Post

Take an engaging journey into the future of media production and post-production. Dive deep into real-world challenges and breakthrough solutions that are transforming how we think about and execute media projects.

Monday, April 15 @ 2:30 p.m.

Sponsored by


Connecting Audience and Content: a conversation with Frances Berwick, featuring Terry Crews

NBCUniversal Entertainment Chairman Frances Berwick and by “America’s Got Talent” host Terry Crews discuss the current TV landscape, engaging audiences and connecting content and audiences across NBCU’s television portfolio.

Monday, April 15 @ 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 16

We Are Broadcasters Awards

Includes the presentation of the TV Chairman’s Award, Crystal Radio Awards, Crystal Heritage Award and the Engineering Achievement Award for Radio and Television.

Tuesday, April 16 @ 9:30 a.m.

Sean Evans

Heating Up the Zeitgeist with Sean Evans

Emmy nominated host Sean Evans will discuss the creation and rise of Hot Ones, the show’s core creative choices, the business behind the wings and his personal interview process. Don’t miss this session if you want to learn the playbook for creating a hit IP.

Tuesday, April 16 @ 11 a.m.

Intel AI Platforms and Processors Revolutionize Sports Broadcasting at the Olympic Games and Beyond

Intel, in collaboration with OBS and Deloitte will discuss what they are delivering at the Olympic games and how it is driving the broadcast industry forward and accelerating the future of AI and software-defined broadcasting through real-world deployments.

Tuesday, April 16 @ 1 p.m.

Sponsored By


Jameela Jamil

Maintaining Authenticity Across Platforms with Jameela Jamil

Discover how being authentic fuels success as a content creator. One-of-a-kind multi-hyphenate, Jameela Jamil, will share how she maintains authenticity while working as an actress, writer, host, and activist.

Tuesday, April 16 @ 3 p.m.

NAB Show Product of the Year Awards

Hosted by Main Stage emcee, Shira Lazar, this annual awards program recognizes and celebrates the most significant and promising new products and technologies being exhibited at the show.

Featuring a cocktail reception and ceremony, the event is open to nominated companies only.

Tuesday, April 16 @ 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 17

Casey Neistat

Do What You Can’t with Casey Neistat

Heralded for his motto, “Do What You Can’t,” YouTube star, digital creator, filmmaker sensation and multi-media leader Casey Neistat will discuss the career choices that powered his success, his thoughts on breaking through in today’s creator economy and share actionable lessons on innovation and creativity.

Wednesday, April 17 @ 10:30 a.m.

  • Shira Lazar
  • Main Stage Host

    Shira Lazar
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Speaker Highlights

  •  Mari Jo Winkler-Ioffreda
    Mari Jo Winkler-Ioffreda
    Executive Producer
    HBO’s True Detective Night Country
  •  Aaron Amendolia
    Aaron Amendolia
    Deputy CIO
    National Football League
  •  Adrienne Bankert
    Adrienne Bankert
    Special Projects Anchor
  •  Matt Gregory
    Matt Gregory
    CEO, Co-Founder

Get Your Exhibits Pass

Includes exhibits, attractions & pavilions, Main Stage & on-floor theaters, networking and anything noted as “All-Badge Access.”