FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 12, 2016
Ann Marie Cumming
–Simultaneous events will bring over 25,000 audio and video professionals to New York–
WASHINGTON, DC — The Audio Engineering Society (AES) East Coast convention in October 2017 will co-locate with NAB Show New York at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, event organizers announced today. The AES annual fall USA convention will be held October 18-21, 2017, and NAB Show New York will be held October 18-19, 2017. The adjacent location of these events creates the most comprehensive and largest media and entertainment event held on the East Coast with more than 600 exhibitors.
“Audio is the expertise of the AES, and NAB Show New York highlights expertise in video and content distribution. For today’s media professionals, it makes perfect sense for these two events to take place side-by-side, complementing each other’s missions, benefitting each other’s memberships and increasing the opportunities for all attendees,” said Bob Moses, executive director, Audio Engineering Society.
NAB Show New York showcases the best in next-generation technology for media, entertainment and telecom professionals, with conferences and workshops focused on television, film, satellite, online video, live events, corporate A/V, production and post. In 2015, the event hosted more than 7,200 attendees and 300 exhibitors.
The Audio Engineering Society is a member organization of audio professionals and students with more than 12,000 members from across the globe. The society’s annual conventions are the largest gatherings of audio professionals in the world and include workshops, tutorials and technical papers. The 2015 AES Convention in New York had nearly 18,500 registrants and 300 audio-centric exhibitors.
“The co-location of NAB Show New York with the AES New York convention will create a powerful, exciting and more comprehensive fall opportunity for media professionals,” said NAB Executive Vice President of Conventions and Business Operations Chris Brown. “Given the co-dependence of audio and video, we see this as absolutely the right thing to better serve the industry overall. We expect it to drive an enhanced experience for all involved.”
About NAB Show New York
Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters and held November 9-10 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, NAB Show New York, formerly Content and Communications World (CCW), brings the power, passion and connection of NAB Show to the thriving New York media and entertainment market. With more than 7,000 attendees and 35+ educational sessions, NAB Show New York is the leading media and entertainment technology event on the East Coast. Learn more at www.nabshowny.com.
About the Audio Engineering Society
The Audio Engineering Society was formed in 1948 and now counts over 12,000 members throughout the U.S., Latin America, Europe, Japan and the Far East. The organization serves as the pivotal force in the exchange and dissemination of technical information for the industry. Currently, its members are affiliated with more than 75 AES professional sections and more than 95 AES student sections around the world. Section activities may include guest speakers, technical tours, demonstrations and social functions. Through local AES section events, members experience valuable opportunities for professional networking and personal growth. For additional information visit http://www.aes.org.
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.
Article Courtesy NAB