WASHINGTON, DC - NAB2006, the worldâ€™s largest electronic media show, is reaching out to churches and religious institutions with the Technologies for Worship Conference, being held in Las Vegas April 22 through 27. The six-day program is designed to give a variety of congregations a hands-on understanding of the latest audio, video and broadcasting trends, products and services.
"With nearly half of all Americans tuning in monthly to a televised religious program, houses of worship are embracing the latest technologies to spread their messages throughout their communities," said Chris Brown, senior vice president, Conventions & Expositions, NAB.Â "At the Technologies for Worship Conference, weâ€™re bringing together all the latest resources in a format that addresses the specific needs of congregations and shows how to achieve the maximum impact in their ministries."
The Technologies for Worship Conference at NAB2006 will feature high-energy seminars and workshops, hands-on technology clinics, and all-day sessions. Representatives of houses of worship of all sizes will come away with a broader vision of how technology can maximize their outreach potential. The agenda covers a wide spectrum of topics, covering everything from the special sound system, lighting, and video projection needs of worship broadcasts to how-to sessions on applying technologies like HDTV, digital audio, and internet broadcasting.
NAB2006 will take place April 22 - 27, 2006 in Las Vegas (exhibits open April 24). It is the world's largest electronic media show covering the development, delivery and management of professional video and audio content across all media.
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at www.nab.org.