NATPE And Realscreen Aligning At Same Venue In Single Week In 2025

IPS Set To Roll Out Pro-Audio Show 2023

The Institute of Professional Sound (IPS) is turning up the volume on its Pro-Audio Show 2023 at Greenford Hall in west London on Saturday, Oct. 14. The IPS Pro-Audio Show […]

NATPE Assets Rescued By Realscreen And Banff Owner Brunico

Brunico Communications, the Canadian company that runs the Realscreen Summit and Banff World Media Festival, has acquired the assets of the bankrupt operation for around $150,000 and NATPE Budapest will take place as planned over the summer. The future of the world-renowned TV industry confab had been up in the air after NATPE filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in October 2022, having cited the impact of Covid-19 while stating it planned to continue holding events. This month’s confab, however, which was meant to shift from Miami to the Bahamas, was canceled just a few weeks later.

Registration Opens For NAB Show New York

Registration opened Tuesday for NAB Show New York, Oct. 17-20 (exhibits Oct. 19-20) at the Javits Center. NAB said the event’s mid-point timing six months following NAB Show in Las […]

Talking TV: What’s The Future For TV’s Big Trade Shows?

TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp talks with Chris Brown, EVP and managing director of global conventions and events about next month’s NAB Show and whether or not the industry still needs a crossroads event such as it has been in year’s past.

Talking TV: Avid Bows Out Of ’22’s Big Trade Shows

TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp talks with Jeff Rosica, CEO of Avid, about the company’s decision to sit out major trade shows including NAB and IBC this year and how such shows may look dramatically different on the other side of the pandemic.

Staff Leave Mip TV & Mipcom-Owner RX France As Post-Merger Restructure Gathers Pace

CTA’s Gary Shapiro On In-Person CES 2022: Time To Get Back To Normal

Consumer Technology Association President Gary Shapiro said exhibitors keep signing up for CES 2022, which launches today (Jan. 5), and that he will feel safer there than he does at his local grocery store. That is according to a transcript from Fox Business News of Shapiro’s appearance Tuesday on the network to talk about CES.

CES Panels Removed From Schedule After Wave Of Cancellations

The CES 2022 schedule is a bit lighter, with much of the action being moved to online video streams and brands’ websites rather than in-person in Las Vegas, and some of the discussions have been removed entirely after many prominent attendees pulled out of the show at the last minute.

Talking TV: The Collapse Of CES?

TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp talks with technology consultant Shelly Palmer about this week’s Omicron-battered CES, the salvageable elements of the in-person show and his dim view of NextGen TV’s hope for momentum there, plus the implications for future large trade shows.

CES Will Close A Day Early Amid COVID Concerns

CES 2022 just became one day shorter. The Consumer Technology Association announced Friday that CES will now close on Jan. 7 as a safety measure amid concerns about spiking COVID-19 infection rates. While the CTA is touting that 2,200 exhibitors are still confirmed to attend in person, major exhibitors like Microsoft, Google, AMD and Intel have either canceled or modified their in-person CES plans.

CES Is Returning To Vegas. Will The Tech World Follow?

Expect a smaller show with some major absences, vaccine passes and a digital component.


IBC 2021: A Bridge To Trade Shows’ Future

IBC will go forward despite an ominous lockdown from the Dutch government running right up against the first day of the show. The conference’s smaller iteration may be a harbinger of trade shows to come.

IBC To Move Ahead With Live Amsterdam Show

The group’s board said it decided to proceed with the in-person show “because it can be delivered safely and create the essential business momentum that the industry needs.”

Crushed By Pandemic, Conventions Mount A Cautious Return

More than a year following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, in-person meetings are on the rebound. In late August, 30,000 masked attendees gathered in Las Vegas for ASD Market Week, a retail trade show. In Chicago, the Black Women’s Expo recently held the largest event in its history, with 432 vendors and thousands of masked attendees. Still, it could be several years — if ever — before conferences attract the crowds they did before the pandemic.

Independent Show 2021 Is Going Virtual

The National Cable Television Cooperative and ACA Connects opt for online-only event in response to shifting COVID-19 situation.

Conventions Lean Toward In-Person Events

With vaccination levels approaching 70% of the adult population, several cable and broadcast conventions, including NAB, CES and SCTE, are planning on making the 2021 slate at least partly an in-person experience for the first time since 2019.

Mipcom/MipTV Boss Laurine Garaude Steps Down After 12 Years

Laurine Garaude, the director of television at Mipcom and MipTV organizer Reed Midem, is leaving after more than a decade overseeing the two Cannes markets.


TVN Executive Session | Virtual CES Foreshadows Post-Pandemic Glimpses

Next week’s CES will feature virtualized presentations of new 8K TV sets, streaming technology and ever-improving home video production tools that will be of interest to broadcasters. Veteran consultant Shelly Palmer says smart TVs will take a leap forward, smartphone tech will pause until post-pandemic mobility returns and huge trade shows like CES itself will never be the same again.