September 24-25, 2020
Louisville, Kentucky

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NAB values your support of the Small Market Television Exchange (SMTE) and we want to make your planning process simple. This guide will help you locate applicable deadlines, planning forms and other important elements necessary to the successful execution of your tabletop exhibit or event sponsorship.

For information on available exhibit, advertising or sponsorship opportunities, contact Austin MacCubbin at or call (202) 429-5322.

For questions regarding your current exhibit or sponsorship, contact Ame Petry at or call (202) 429-5390.


Book your hotel room

The NAB group discounted rate for the J.W. Marriott is $299 per night plus taxes. Hotel reservations must be made by Wednesday, August 21 in order to guarantee a room at this discounted rate. After August 21, reservations will be accepted by the hotel based on availability. All final guest names must be provided to the hotel by August 1.

Exhibitor and Sponsor Resources

Check out the floor plan

All tabletop exhibit purchases include the following:

  • One (1) 6’ draped table and two (2) chairs.
  • One (1) complimentary registration with option to purchase two (2) additional registrations at the member rate.
  • Company listing in Online Small Market Television Exchange Directory.
  • Access to the post-show mailing list, which includes email addresses for all registrants who have opted to share information.

Rules and Regulations:

  • Exhibitors are permitted to bring one (1) pull-up banner or ad panel to be placed behind table. Pull-up banners and ad panels should be no wider than six feet. They should not infringe on neighboring tabletop exhibit space and cannot extend into the aisles.
  • All other costs associated with tabletop exhibit (including electrical, internet and A/V equipment) will be the sole responsibility of the exhibitor.
  • Late set-up or early breakdown will not be permitted.

Order Forms:

All audio-visual, internet and electric can be ordered from Markey’s using the order form located below. Once completed, please return the form to

Markey's Order Form


The exhibit hall is located in the JW Grand Ballroom. There will be overnight security monitoring the area. However, NAB strongly urges you to store valuable items (laptops, etc) in your room at night.

Shipping Information:

Items will need to be shipped to the FedEx located inside the JW Marriott. Detailed instructions on where to ship your items and any costs or fees can be found on the FedEx form.

All boxes should be labeled as follows:

Hold For Guest: (Guest Name) (Guest Cell Number)
c/o FedEx Office at JW Marriott Austin
110 E 2nd Street
Austin, TX, 78701
(NAB/Small Market Television Exchange / Exhibitor Name / Exhibitor Tabletop #)

Exhibitor Shipping Label

Exhibit Hall Schedule

Move In:
2 - 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Exhibit Hall Show Hours:
8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 12, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2019

Move Out:
6:30 - 7:45 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2019