LAS VEGAS The National Association of Broadcasters today released its attendance figures for the 2009 NAB Show, the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. Research has shown that exhibitors generate more than $50 billion in sales as a direct result of the NAB Show each year.
"With two days remaining, the NAB Show has been a phenomenal success by any measure in an otherwise challenging economy," said NAB Executive Vice President Dennis Wharton. "We appreciate the strong support of both exhibitors and attendees who continue to make the NAB Show the most important annual event for the electronic media marketplace."
REGISTERED ATTENDEES: 83,842
INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEES: 23,232
NEWS MEDIA ATTENDEES: 1,246
International and news media attendance figures are included in the overall registration number. The figures are based on pre-show and onsite registration. Final registration data will be available following the NAB Show.
About the 2009 NAB Show
The NAB Show will take place April 18 - 23, 2009 in Las Vegas (exhibits open April 20). It is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. As the voice of more than 8,300 radio and television stations, NAB advances their 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 www.nab.org.