NAB Show Shanghai Spikes in Attendance
January 21, 2017
WASHINGTON—Word seemed to get around about NAB Show Shanghai, as the National Association of Broadcasters have reported that the show’s attendance increased five times in its second year. The conference, which was co-produced by the International High Tech Cultural Device Cluster, drew more than 5,000 attendees, based on pre-show and onsite registration (numbers subject to change with results of ongoing audit).
Attendance wasn’t the only thing that grew in the show’s second year. A 50,000 square foot exhibit floor was also added to this year’s conference. NAB reports that 145 companies took up spots on the exhibit floor, including the likes of Akamai Technologies, B&H Photo Video, NewTek, Shanghai Media Group, and Sony. The three-day conference also featured a program that included sessions on broadcast, cable, virtual reality, film, OTT and 4K. NAB Show Shanghai launched in 2015 with the goal of gathering media professionals for to emphasize the need of collaborating on emerging technologies and global business solutions.
The 2016 NAB Show Shanghai ran from Dec. 6-9 at the Shanghai National International Expo Center and Kerry Hotel. The 2017 NAB Show Shanghai is already scheduled to take place from June 13-15 in conjunction with the Shanghai International Film and Television Festival.
About NAB Show Shanghai
NAB Show Shanghai is co-produced by TCDIC and NAB. Building on the strength and success of the NAB Show brand and its global influence, 2016 NAB Show Shanghai serves to be the premier event for the global broadcast and trans-media industry in the Asia and Pacific region where professionals will demonstrate and experience innovative technology, learn the latest trends and network with global business and technology leaders. For complete details, visit www.nabshowshanghai.com
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)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
TCDIC is currently located at China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone. It is a national platform specializing in offering services to companies in the cultural device industry. TCDIC serves the businesses operating in the domestic and international cultural device industry. It covers the sectors of broadcasting, cinema, mobile internet, stage, game and amusement attraction and other emerging sectors in the cultural device industry. The mission of TCDIC is to advocate innovation and to promote international trade, exchange, and collaboration for domestic and international businesses registered in the Cluster. The functions of the Cluster are trade and presentation, innovative lab, bonded leasing, technical training and etc. The Cluster is the hub connecting global market needs and integrated technology supply in the cultural device industry.