2019 #NABShow: Broadcast Education Association: Education & Industry #BEAvegas

The Broadcast Education Association is a festival of media art that focuses on academic research projects. This is a must for educators and students alike to receive free software training labs, career advice to budding students (our future) and it takes place from April 6th to 9th at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort.

Working in conjunction with #NABShow 2019, this is the place where the focus is on electronic media professionals and educators. There is a ton of workshops and special events, and highlighted sessions. The BEA2019 Convention Spotlight is….. Education & Industry: Mediating the Nexus — This year’s spotlight aims to increase the dialogue between the academy and the industry to help scholars build new partnerships and expand existing industry relationships, develop curricula in such a way that the insights gained from theory feed into practice, and identify research gaps and foster collaborative research projects with industry partners.

BEA introduced the Career Fair/ Graduate School Showcase last year, this showcase in which 30 schools participated was in part of the Graduate School Showcase.  This year BEA is expanding it to reach a broader audience.  BEA2019 will host the Graduate School Showcase on Tuesday, April 9 again, but this year it is being combined with the NAB Show’s Career Fair. This one day single event will offer schools a greater chance to target prospective graduate students through a larger pool of individuals that are attending BEA2019 and the NAB Show.  Co-produced with National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF), the event will also feature panel discussions, one-on-one career coaching, resume workshops, and hiring opportunities for various careers within the broadcasting industry.

Each year, BEA’s convention attracts over 1,300 media faculty members to learn and see the latest advances in the field from the perspectives of educators and professionals. We have over 400 students attend our conference alone each year and NAB Show has around a thousand attendees that attend the Career Fair each year.


To view pricing and registration for the BEA2019 go here: All rates are early-bird pricing which expires on March 6, 2019.

About #BEAvegas 2019:

The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the premiere international academic media organization driving insights, excellence in media production and career advancement for educators, students and professionals. From the BEA Festival of Media Arts to the latest academic research projects, today’s top publishers to free software training labs, career advice for students to cutting-edge speakers, this is the one place where electronic media professionals and educators converge – all for an affordable price.

About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 6th-11th, 2019 in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms. With 103,000 attendees from 166 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, #NABShow 2019 is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways.

About NAB 
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


Broadcast Beat is the Official Broadcaster of the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas and the Producer of NAB Show LIVE. 

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