MUMbai: More than 200 companies will exhibit for the first time at the 2014 NAB Show, home to the world's largest gathering of vendors driving the future of media and entertainment. These companies will offer a first-look at new products and next-generation technologies through interactive exhibits, live demonstrations and technology-focused pavilions. NAB Show, held April 5-10 (exhibits open April 7-10) in Las Vegas, is the annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all platforms.
The 2014 NAB Show's 204 first-time exhibitors will join a wide variety of NAB Show exhibiting veterans on the 850,000+ square feet of space that make up the NAB Show exhibit floor. The debuting NAB Show exhibitors include AMD-Advanced Micro Devices, Clearleap, Fujitsu Semiconductor America, Giga Entertainment Media, Siemens Convergence Creators GmbH, This Technology and Ustream. There are also several new exhibitors within Intel's new Partner Pavilion. A full list of NAB Show first-time exhibitors can be found here.
"These are transformative times for professionals who employ audio and video technology to communicate, educate and entertain. Nowhere will that be more evident than at NAB Show," said NAB Executive Vice President of Conventions and Business Operations Chris Brown. "The multitude of first-time exhibitors this year is reflective of NAB Show's ability to adapt and deliver fresh perspectives on the industry's most innovative companies and cutting-edge technologies."
The 2014 NAB Show exposition will comprise 1,550+ companies, including 550+ international exhibitors and some of the world's leading brands and companies, including Accenture, Amazon Web Services, AVID, Canon U.S.A., Cisco, Clear Channel Satellite, Deluxe, Dolby Laboratories, Dome Productions, Ericsson, Evertz, FUJIFILM, General Dynamics, Grass Valley, Harmonic, Harris Broadcast, Hitachi, HP Enterprise Services, IBM, JVC, Microsoft Corporation, Panasonic, Piksel, Ross Video Limited, Sony Electronics, Technicolor, Toshiba, Verizon and The Vitec Group.
Also on the exhibit floor this year, the new Interactive Television Pavilion will present innovations in technology, content/ad applications and services that provide personalized and consumer- controlled video experiences delivered with and through the television, mobile devices, PC and emerging digital video distribution systems. In addition, the expanded SPROCKIT program will feature a pavilion showcasing a unique collection of up to 30 market-ready startup companies positioned to transform the media and entertainment industry.
NAB Show's sales division reports that space is currently sold out for several exhibit communities including: Central Hall (Acquisition and Production, Radio and Pro Audio), Lower South Hall (Post Production and Display Systems) and Outdoor (Mobile Media).