NAB Takes Wraps Off NAB Express Streamed Conference

The National Association of Broadcasters has unveiled details about its NAB Show Express, its online version of the April NAB Show in Las Vegas that had to be scrapped due to COVID-19

NAB Show Express will be May 13-14 and, unlike the NAB Show, will be free, offering 24-hour access to curated content. 

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That will comprise three "channels," on-demand content and exhibitor product information and demos. NAB said each channel will feature eight hours of streamed content daily on demand and the NAB Show podcast. 

NAB Express will include: 

"[L]ive, scheduled and on-demand videos covering everything from tech to distribution to content creation. 

"[A] Solutions Marketplace featuring exhibitor profiles, company-hosted events, press conferences and special offers for those interested in exploring new products and exhibitor news. 

Related: NAB Show Won't Be Rescheduled

"[A] Resource Library where partner organization[s] have contributed timely industry-related white papers, eBooks, guides, and research reports." 

Registration, which opens April 20, is at

There will be three separate registrations for executive leadership and training events, an executive Leadership Summit (May 11), a cybersecurity summit May 12 and post-production event May 17-19. 

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.