The National Association of Broadcasters announced today preliminary registered attendance of 103,443 for the 2017 NAB Show, the world’s largest annual convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. The exhibition featured 1,806 companies spanning 1,091,792 net square feet of exhibit space.
"Once again, NAB Show is the premier destination for content creators, producers and distributors exploring the evolving world of media, entertainment and technology," said NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton. "We thank our exhibitors, program partners, speakers and attendees for their support in making NAB Show the must-attend event for bringing content to life."
TOTAL REGISTERED ATTENDEES: 103,443
INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEES: 26,714
COUNTRIES REPRESENTED: 161
NEWS MEDIA ATTENDEES: 1,518
The 2016 NAB Show final attendance was 102,513 with 26,781 international attendees. Total exhibit space was 1,063,380 net square feet.
International and news media attendance figures are included in the overall registration number. All numbers are based on pre-show and onsite registration and subject to an ongoing audit.
About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 22-27, 2017 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest convention encompassing The M.E.T. Effect, the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. With 103,000 attendees from more than 160 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways. For complete details, visit www.nabshow.com.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television 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.