MediaMotion Ball at the 2018 NAB Show: @imug @careyd

Now in it’s 21st year of hosting the longest running not for profit, fully volunteered user event at NAB. The MotionMedia Ball (brought to you with the help from still remains one of the must attended gatherings of #NABShow 2018. The attendees run from email and twitter groups to online forms, and they all have a common thread that these professionals and semi-pro’s alike share whether it be using FCP, Avid, Cinema4D, Resolve or Premiere Pro they are crafting skills and creating dynamic content. As always your tickets include an awesome dinner, beverages and entry to the incredible prize drawing.

So here is a rundown of what your ticket offers:

Advance ticket purchase includes a fantastic sit down and relaxed dinner, wine and entry into the prize draw. There is also a cash bar. You’ll join your peers for a night of socializing and fun and you might just leave with a great prize. Doors open at around 5:30pm for drinks and mingling and the night proper starts at around 6:15pm. Food is served from around 7:15pm. Throughout the night we draw from the sizable prize pool. Ultimately the MMB is about giving everyone the rare chance to meet and mix in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

The MMB is run as a non-profit event and everyone involved is an unpaid volunteer. It’s our way of giving something back to the online communities around the world that help us all everyday in our professional lives. Of course none of this would be possible without the support of our sponsors. Their generosity has contributed to making the MMB one of the longest running events at NAB. Without them we would not be here so please send your business their way. – from MMB

The subsidized ticket price is $58.00 for “end-users” attendees. Note the price will rise to $65.00 on March 19th. Also, Unsubsidized tickets ($110) are also available. These tickets are for owners or full time employees of companies that sell software and/or hardware to people like those who attend the MMB and the company is not a financial sponsor of the MMB.

Tickets are on sale! To grab yours now, go here:

The MMB is at the SLS Las Vegas Hotel – 2535 Las Vegas BLVD. South. Doors open at 5:30pm. Dinner from approx 7pm. The event finishes at about 9:45pm.

About The MotionMedia Ball:

The MMB is created and run by a team of all volunteer and unpaid people who understand the value of an event like ours. That ‘value’ is the opportunity to meet, greet and really connect with others in our industry in a relaxed environment. Our team also really enjoy that the MMB has become an ‘unmissable’ event for so many who come to NAB. The MMB is a not for profit and all volunteer event. We hope to see you this year

MMB Core Team – Robbie Coblentz, Carey Dissmore, Steve Griffiths, Dan Spiess. Houston Wells, Doug Snyder, Tim Jerkovich + 35 or so volunteers during the event.

About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 7th-12th, 2018 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 2018 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


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Matthew has worked in both the private sector and in higher education for over 25 years. He specializes in the areas of digital media project management, broadcast engineering and media production. Matthew has extensive knowledge in digital post production, digital asset management, digital cinema production, and broadcast facility integration. Mr. Harchick actively researches state of the art broadcast, cutting edge digital cinema and smart audio visual technologies for client implementation and is available for your consultation needs.

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