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Exhibitor/Sponsor FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Get set for NAB Show

Questions about booths, registration, hotel, transportation and more? Find answers below.

BOOTH SELECTION

Connect with a member of the NAB Show Sales Team:
Sales Team
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Absolutely! Add your company to the Better Booth List (BBL) through your exhibitor dashboard (when available) and the NAB Show Sales Team will reach out if a better location is open.

Dec 31, 2023 – 100%

Payments can be made through your Exhibitor Dashboard

Please consult the guide for details.

Please reach out to our NAB Show Sales team about any changes to your account. All inquiries can be sent via email.

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NAB Show Rules and Regulations. Exhibitors must comply with all Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) rules and regulations.

Services can be ordered November 1, 2023. The Exhibitor Manual can be accessed here.

As Las Vegas is a union city, be sure to check out the Work Rules and Labor Union Regulations Guide. This is also very helpful for your EAC (Exhibitor Appointed Contractor).

Make your life easier with an NAB Show Turnkey package! Simply show up and focus on gaining leads and expanding your business through one of our turnkey packages today. Freeman’s Product & Services page will provide more information on all the great services you can include in your booth!

REGISTRATION

You receive (8) Exhibitor Badges per 100 sq. ft. (9 sq. m) of booth space purchased. Each additional badge needed can be purchased for a discounted rate of $25 through your Registration Dashboard.

For registration and exhibit hall hours, visit the Logistics & Registration page. A $50 fee will apply per badge reprint. Badge corrections can be made free of charge by bringing the badge with the error to any Registration location.

Each additional badge needed can be purchased for a discounted rate of $25 through your Registration Dashboard for the 2024 NAB Show.

For all registration and exhibit hours, check the Registration/Show Floor Access page.

An exhibitor badge is for company staff who are working the event and gives them access to the Exhibit Hall before and after Show Hours. Exhibitor badges may not be used for outside vendors doing work in your booth. 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 Hall.

Yes, everyone who walks on the show floor needs a badge.  Be sure to register yourself even if you are the main contact, as each person needs to be registered individually.  Exhibitors can register staff through their Registration Dashboard.

You receive (8) Exhibitor Badges per 100 sq. ft. (9 sq. m) of booth space purchased. Each additional badge needed can be purchased for a discounted rate of $25 through your Registration Dashboard.

Your confirmation email serves as a registration receipt, and it has an itemized breakout on it. You can also resend yourself the confirmation email through your Exhibitor Dashboard.

There is a $25 fee for substitutions.  The fee applies when the name on the registration is changed, after it has been completed.  Keep in mind that the $25 fee is less than the fee for an exhibit pass, for those customers who purchased one for $50.

Invite your guests with your customer guest pass code, which can be found in your Exhibitor Dashboard .

SHOW

We will continue to be located at the LV Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada into the foreseeable future.

  • 2025
    NAB Show Dates: 4/6 – 4/9
    Overall Dates: 3/31 – 4/14
    Holidays: Passover 4/12 – 4/20, Easter 4/20

  • Sunday, April 14: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Monday, April 15: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 16: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 17: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Yes, you must be 16 years old in order to attend NAB Show.

The myShow Planner combines planning and logistics into an easy-to-use tool. Use myShow Planner to connect with attendees. NAB Show offers various upgrades to allow you to show pictures and videos and schedule appointments. For more details, go to ‘Advertising & Sponsorship’ in Exhibitor Dashboard.

By registering for NAB Show, you consent to NAB’s Audio / Video Policy. Photography and/or recording (including audio and video) during NAB Show is allowed for personal and private use only, and such photos and/or recordings are the exclusive property of NAB. In addition, any such photos and/or recordings of Exhibits in the Exhibit Halls may require the permission of the Exhibitor. Photos and/or recordings cannot be copied, altered, sold, exhibited or further distributed without NAB’s prior writ.

Freeman is the official general contractor for NAB Show. Contact Freeman at 888 508 5054.

  • Monday, April 8: Targeted Exhibitor Move-In
  • Thursday, April 11: All Lobby booths must be set up by 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 13: All booths must be set up by 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 17: Exhibitor move-out 2-8 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 18: Exhibitor move-out 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, April 19: Exhibitor move-out 6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; All exhibitor material must be removed from the hall by 5 p.m.

Show Rules and Regulations can be found on the Rules and Regulations page. As Las Vegas is a union city, be sure to check out the Work Rules and Labor Union Regulations Guide.  This is also very helpful for your EAC (Exhibitor Appointed Contractor).

HOUSING/TRAVEL

You should fly into Harry Reid International Airport (LAS).

Unfortunately, we do not offer that this year.

Yes! NAB Show works with our official housing partner, Expovision to provide reduced rates and various benefits for staying in the NAB Show Housing Block.

BOOK HOTEL

Please be aware that companies may solicit you and imply or indicate an affiliation with NAB Show, claiming to have hotel rooms available at supposedly significant discounts. These companies are NOT affiliated with NAB Show and therefore you put yourself at financial risk if you provide them your credit card information or complete a wire transfer.

Yes, there are! When available, purchase a pass for a discounted rate through your registration dashboard. Your badge is your monorail pass. You just scan it at the station. Your registration confirmation should note whether there is badge pickup at your hotel.

EXHIBITOR RESOURCES

The Exhibitor Manual can be accessed here.

You can access the Exhibitor Dashboard here and also navigate to it from Exhibitor Resources.

The Exhibitor Dashboard is the best place to start as it includes all information around show services. It is where you will make booth payments, update company profile and have a single sign on to Exhibitor Registration Portal.

The Exhibitor Manual is the Freeman Online Portal which includes ALL show services, even vendors that are not Freeman. If you need floral, internet, security, you can find all of that in the Shop Products and Services section of the Exhibitor Manual.

The exhibitor schedules and deadlines and commonly ordered items serve as a checklist for exhibitors.

Lights Out Requests are available in the Freeman Service Kit.