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2023 NAB Show Parties & Events List

If we don’t mention the 2023 NAB Show After-Parties, we would be leaving out a huge chunk of the fun associated with the NAB Show!
Look below and click on the NAB Show party details for more information, as some are either private, by invitation only or have an admission charge.
This is a running list and the most comprehensive you will find! We update as we find or receive info.
Updated: DAILY!
The one thing we’re doing with our NAB Show Party list is updating it with all the other NAB Show After-Parties (Official and Unofficial!).
Our NAB Show Party list is setup in such a way so that you can hit several parties every night!  We will keep re-posting this as more events are discovered! Expect the list to be updated constantly!
E-mail: ryan@broadcastbeat.com 
with NAB Show Parties you don’t see here.
Let’s make this the best 2023 NAB Show Party list!

Sunday, April 16 = 8:00 – 9:00 am

Official

Westgate Las Vegas Resort

Rooms D, E & F

3000 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89109

The ‘State of the Industry’ Breakfast Briefing – Join us for IABM‘s acclaimed State of the Industry Breakfast Briefing. Our expert panel will delve deep into the latest research to deliver actionable insights to help you set your priorities for the coming months. From data-driven looks at business confidence, investment trends, revenue models and more, this unmissable event will be a fresh and authoritative take on the industry as it stands today.

MUST book a spot (click below):

More Info HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 2:00 – 6:00 pm

Official

Located at Booth W3501

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

Free Beer Hours at Varnish Software – This year, we have some very exciting updates that will help you deliver more content, faster, with less hardware and energy.

More Info HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 3:30 – TBD pm

Official

Main Stage at NAB Show – N1039 – North Hall & Central Lobby

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

Sustainability Awards Ceremony – A new awards program to recognize individuals, companies and products for outstanding innovations in media technology that promote conservation and reusability of natural resources and that foster economic and social development.


Sunday, April 16 = 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Official

Located at Booth C2133A

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

NABiQ: Pitch Session and Happy Hour – Come and experience the NABiQ Pitch Session and Happy Hour, hosted by Eddie Vaca from NAB Amplify!

Connect with new people, get inspired by rapid-fire idea pitches, and enjoy drinks in a lively networking environment. You won’t want to miss it!

More Info HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Official

All-Badge Access

Located at Booth C2133B

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

Join #GALSNGEAR and SVG as we kick off a networking Happy Hour celebrating the evolution of sports broadcasting.

More Info HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Official

Located at Booth W1327

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

Happy Hour by NPAW & TouchstreamWhy don’t we meet and discuss how to boost your streaming service with next-gen video business intelligence?

More Info HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Official

All-Badge Access

Located at Booth W3421D

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

CONNECT Experiential Zone Happy Hour

More Info HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Official

Señor Frog’s @ Treasure Island

3300 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV, 89109

NAB Pop-Up Happy Hour – This event is for EGA members & invited guests.

RSVP HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Official

Located at Booth W3815

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

Happy Hour by HESP Alliance & THEO TechnologiesThe High Efficiency Stream Protocol (HESP) is an adaptive HTTP based video streaming protocol which brings superior quality of experience for online viewers, while reducing the cost for scaling media delivery.

More Info HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 5:50 – 7:30 pm

Official

La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway

3131 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Bitmovin Fireside Chat at NAB

Join us for an exclusive VOD Encoding Fireside chat at NAB featuring our CEO Stefan Lederer. Drinks and Canapes provided.

Tickets HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Official

Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel

3400 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169

Key Code Media is hosting its annual CUSTOMER APPRECIATION PARTY! Key Code Media specializes in the hardware, software, training and support services for any size media company or individual.

This is a PRIVATE PARTY!

You MUST contact your KCM Account Manager for details & invitation!

More Info HERE & HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Official

Beerhaus

3790 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV 89109

Steadicam Operator’s Night at NAB – Join us for an evening of great conversations and networking with fellow Steadicam operators.

Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served. Please RSVP if you are interested in attending!

RSVP HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 6:00 – 10:00 pm

Official

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

3987 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89169

iColorist and Colorist Society are back with an in-person Vegas Mixer at last!  Come along, meet colleagues and friends, chat about the industry, and have a good time. Places are very limited so register ASAP to secure your entry.

The $20 contribution is to cover hosting costs and ensure the limited tickets are taken by people who will show on the day – it also includes drink tickets for attendees.

Tickets HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Official

Must add Package

Located at Booth N250

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

Content Creator Party – The party for all content creators attending the show. Get ready to party with us as we celebrate our 20th anniversary at NAB Show in Las Vegas! As we are getting ready to celebrate this milestone, we would like to thank the thousands of attendees who have joined us over the years and helped us remain the largest post-production training event in the industry.

Ticket required

More info HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 8:00 – 11:00 pm

Official

Tom’s Urban,

3790 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Las Vegas, NV 89109

(at New York, New York Resort)

MoGraph Meetup – It’s back! We are excited to welcome everyone to Vegas with the third NAB MoGraph Meetup! Come hang out and talk MoGraph with the crews from School of Motion, Greyscalegorilla, aescripts + aeplugins, Adobe, Action VFX, Puget Systems, MoGraph.com, Pixel Plow, Dell Technologies, Video CoPilot and Maxon! Free, but you must RSVP!

More info HERE


Sunday, April 16 = 10:00 – TBD pm

Official

All-Badge Access

Marquee Nightclub at Cosmopolitan Hotel

3708 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Centennial Nightclub Party – Join us to celebrate 100 years of NAB Show! Learn how to win cool prizes, all the details on the big opening night party and how to become a part of NAB Show history.

Tickets Required

More Info HERE


Monday, April 17 = 2:00 – 6:00 pm

Official

Located at Booth W3501

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

Free Beer Hours at Varnish Software – This year, we have some very exciting updates that will help you deliver more content, faster, with less hardware and energy.

More Info HERE


Monday, April 17 = 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Official

Bar Zazu Las Vegas

3000 South Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89109

LGBTQ+ Ally Tea @ NAB 2023 – This event, hosted by Quickplay and Google Cloud, will be an opportunity to close the gap in diversity and inclusion in media and tech. Connect with the LGBTQ+ ally community to network, swap stories, and pave the way for a more diverse future.

More Info HERE


Monday, April 17 = 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Official

Located at Booth W2051C

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

NABiQ: Pitch Session and Happy Hour – Come and experience the NABiQ Pitch Session and Happy Hour, hosted by Eddie Vaca from NAB Amplify!

Connect with new people, get inspired by rapid-fire idea pitches, and enjoy drinks in a lively networking environment. You won’t want to miss it!

More Info HERE


Monday, April 17 = 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Official

Located at Booth W3031

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

Happy Hour by Dolby – We’re actively involved in helping new creatives find their voice by expanding access to software, making professional technology easier to use and getting artists the resources they need. Stop-by and give us a listen!


Monday, April 17 = 4:10 – TBD pm

Official

All-Badge Access

TBD

TMT Insights Reception – specializing in professional services and software development for the media and entertainment industry, TMT is highlighting its full range of technology solutions and industry expertise at NAB 2023.

More Info HERE


Monday, April 17 = 4:20 – 6:00 pm

Official

Located at Create Inspiration Theater C2133A

(click to view on mapyourshow)

PERG (Production Equipment Rental Group) Reception – The PERG General Membership Meeting is an unequalled opportunity for the principals within the rental community to see colleagues, renew relationships, and make new ones. The reception is followed by a presentation and meeting. The meeting is for PERG members and invited guests, however interested rental companies are welcome. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please RSVP.


Monday, April 17 = 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Official

Located at Booth W1327

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

Happy Hour by NPAW & SVTAWhy don’t we meet and discuss how to boost your streaming service with next-gen video business intelligence?

More Info HERE


Monday, April 17 = 5:00 – 6:30 pm

Official

All-Badge Access

Located within the ALL West Hall Expansion, 3rd Floor Terrace

(No Linkable Map Available)

Streaming Summit Happy Hour – Join the streaming community to discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead of you.  o RSVPs needed and it is open to all NAB Show attendees. Drinks and snacks provided. Come network with your peers, make new connections and have a drink on us!

More info HERE


Monday, April 17 = 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Official

Las Vegas Renaissance Hotel

3400 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169

Exclusive NAB Pool Reception by Lumen – We integrate network assets, cloud connectivity, security solutions and voice and collaboration tools into one platform that enables businesses to leverage their data and adopt next-generation technologies.

Registration Required

More Info HERE


Monday, April 17 = 5:30 – 10:00 pm

Official

Sahara Hotel Las Vegas

2535 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

First held in 1998 the IMUG MediaMotion Ball is now the premier event for post-production, motion graphics, 3D and anyone in the production field attending NAB. This is our 25th Anniversary and last MMB. Yes, all good things come to an end – and we plan on going out with style.

Tickets HERE


Monday, April 17 = 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Official

Flamingo Las Vegas Beach Club

3555 South Las Vegas Boulevard Beach Club Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Great Canadian Suite at NAB 2023The pool, the palms, and the drinks are ready!

The Great Canadian Suite at NAB Show is back for 2023!

Tickets HERE


Monday, April 17 = 6:00 – TBD pm

Official

Westgate Las Vegas Resort

Ballroom A

3000 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89109

The IABM BaM Awards® recognize outstanding technological innovations that deliver real business and creative benefits. The BaMs are the only truly independent technology awards in the industry, and are widely recognized as the gold standard for rewarding Broadcast and Media innovation.

MUST book a spot (click below):

More Info HERE

Book your space today (Limited spaces).

Tickets are available for members and non-members. If you experience any problems booking tickets please contact marketing@theiabm.org


Monday, April 17 = 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Official

Sahara Hotel Las Vegas

2535 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

Join MESA Members and invited guests for an evening of cocktails & conversation. Technology executives from every attending studio, network, and independent meet at this reception, where entertainment companies connect with technology!

Tickets HERE


Monday, April 17 = 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Official

Jalisco Underground

3000 South Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

Cocktails & Connections by Infinitive –  Join us for cocktails, canapes, and conversation! We’re very excited for you to learn more about Infinitive, our partnerships with Nomad and Bitmovin, and our NEW Personalized Premium Content Streaming solution powered by AWS AI technology.

Space is limited so make sure to RSVP today.

If you have any questions about this event, please email marketing@infinitive.com.

RSVP HERE


Monday, April 17 = 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Official

In-N-Out Burger

2900 West Sahara Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89102

In-N-Out NAB 2023 Meetup Hosted by David Altizer

The second annual NAB In-N-Out Meetup! Meet with fellow creators and eat the world’s best fast-food burger!  This is a BYOB (Buy Your Own Burger) event. Bringing camera gear and talking about the stuff you bore your friends at home with is encouraged. Stoked to see you! Feel free to DM me if you have any questions about the event. I’m dragging Connor McCaskill with me as well as my brother. See ya there!

(Last year, we saw this crazy pigeon that we named “Milton.” He became the mascot of this event. So hopefully, he will be there again this year…)

Reserve a Spot HERE


Monday, April 17 = 7:00 – TBD pm

Official

LAGO at Bellagio Resort

3600 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109

COLORFRONT – NAB 2023 DINNER – Always a special treat… relax and unwind with great food, and chat about what’s really happening at the cutting-edge of set-to-screen workflows in film and HETV production.

RSVP HERE


Monday, April 17 = 9:00 pm – 12:00 am

Official

GoGo Karaoke

4550 Maryland Parkway #18 Las Vegas, NV 89119

Just like old times! We’re getting the gang together to sing terribly. No limos this year, unfortunately, but we have a NEW night that may work better for those that can’t start a party at 11PM like they used to. 🙂

RSVP HERE


Monday, April 17 = 10:00 – TBD pm

Official

The Golden Tiki

3939 Spring Mountain Road Las Vegas, NV 89102

Unreal Enthusiasts – NAB! – This is an informal, ad-hoc meetup for Unreal Fellowship people and fellow travelers. It’ll be disorganized, low-key, and fun, also tiki.  Come by the Golden Tiki to have a cocktail with fellow UE-ers. That’s it really. Get off the trade show floor and come have a drink with some fun people. Network if you need to claim expenses.

Reserve a Spot HERE


Monday, April 17 = 10:30 – TBD pm

Official

Must add Package

Jewel Nightclub at Aria Resort

3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158

NAB Amplify+ VIP Party – Join NAB Amplify+ VIPs with expedited VIP entry for Amplify+ pass-holders.

Tickets Required

More Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 3:30 – 5:30 pm

Official

Located at Booth West Hall/W213-W232

(No Linkable Map Available)

TV HAPPY HOUREnjoy complimentary cocktails and entertainment while networking with your TV peers. Entertainment by DJ Thump (Jammin’ 105.7) and presented by ComScore.

More Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Official

Located at Booth W1143C

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

NABiQ: Pitch Session and Happy Hour – Come and experience the NABiQ Pitch Session and Happy Hour, hosted by Eddie Vaca from NAB Amplify!

Connect with new people, get inspired by rapid-fire idea pitches, and enjoy drinks in a lively networking environment. You won’t want to miss it!

More Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 4:20 – 5:00 pm

Official

All-Badge Access

Located at Booth W1143C

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

INTELLIGENT CONTENT Experiential Zone – A Studio, a Vendor, and an Assessor walk into a bar… to discuss how to combat software piracy and ransomware attacks that are costing the content and distribution sectors billions of dollars each year.

Join us for a drink (kindly sponsored by Convergent Risks) while the DPP’s Rowan de Pomerai leads a panel discussion on the importance of having a community ecosystem for
validating and managing security risk and compliance.

The panel of studio and vendor experts will discuss how the MPA’s newly refreshed Trusted Partner Network (TPN) program and TPN+ platform can help Content Owners, Service
Providers and Assessors protect their content from the latest threats in today’s modern workflows.

More Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Official

Located at Booth W1327

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

Happy Hour by NPAW & CastlabsWhy don’t we meet and discuss how to boost your streaming service with next-gen video business intelligence?

More Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Official

All-Badge Access

Located at Booth C8035B

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

CREATE Implementation Experiential Zone Happy Hour – Make new connections and enjoy drinks in a lively networking environment as you explore the Create Implementation Experiential Zone!

More Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 5:00 – TBD pm

Official

All-Badge Access

TBD

OTT Demo Area Happy Hour – TBD


Tuesday, April 18 = 5:00 – TBA pm

Official

Wynn Las Vegas

131 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109

13th Annual Women in Technology Awards

Recognizing women who have contributed significantly to advancing their industry technologically — or who show great promise of doing so — the Women in Technology Awards support the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation’s Technology Apprentice Program

Tickets & Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 5:15 – 6:00 pm

Official

NAB Show Conference Pass

Located at the West Hall Meeting Rooms – Level 2 W213-W215

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

Small & Medium Market Radio Forum Reception – It’s time to meet, mingle and munch! End your time at the Forum connecting with old friends, making new ones, and enjoying some light fare before you head out.

More Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Official

Gatsby’s Cocktail Lounge at Resort World

3000 S Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89109

NAB After Hours sponsored by Coresite & AMD – Nowhere is the virtual production ecosystem more relevant than at NAB Show. So we have gathered key partners from the entire production cycle to bring you the preeminent networking event. Located in the heart of Resort World, Gatsby’s Cocktail Lounge is an upscale escape offering a cache of vintage and rare champagnes, vivid artisanal cocktails and aromatic wines. Together we will be raising the bar on the virtual production ecosystem and bringing the bubbles to this VIP event!

MUST register!

Register HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 6:00 – TBD pm

Official

All-Badge Access

Located at the West Hall Meeting Rooms – W317-W319

(click on the booth number, above, for Show Map)

Amateur Radio Operators (HAM) Reception – A relaxed evening talking shop, enjoying the fellowship of the radio amateur community and winning great door prizes with a total value of over $10,000!

More Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Official

Nevada Brew Works

1327 South Main Street #Ste 160 Las Vegas, NV 89104

Las Vegas Podcasters – Podcast Movement Meetup –

Calling all podcasters!

The Podcast Movement team is in Las Vegas for the NAB Show, and we’re looking forward to hanging out with as many podcasters as possible while we’re in town.

Join us for our annual Las Vegas Meetup!

More Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 7:00 – 10:00 pm

Official

Millenium Fandom

900 S. Las Vegas Blvd #140
Las Vegas, NV 89101

4th & Hoover Ave
Entrance on Hoover

Happy Hour by Demuxed – Come join us for another year at NAB, April 18 at 7pm! We’d love it if you’d come hang out with us. As usual, nothing fancy, just a casual, happy hour with your fellow video technology enthusiasts.

More Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 7:30 – 9:30 pm

Official

Firefly* Tapas Kitchen & Bar

335 Hughes Center Drive Las Vegas, NV 89119

Join #GALSNGEAR & Friends on Tuesday 4/18 during NAB Show to celebrate and network with women in the media and entertainment industry. Sponsored by Signiant, ADOBE, Digital Anarchy and RISE. Availability limited–grab your spot today!

More Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 8:00 – TBD pm

Official

Skyfall Lounge at the Delano Hotel

64th Floor

3940 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Join the CDN Alliance and SVTA at the Streamers Meetup @ NAB! It is an informal gathering in a relaxing atmosphere at the famous Skyfall Lounge at the Delano Hotel on Tuesday April 18 from 8:00pm onward. It is open to everyone that is into streaming to meetup and network with (old) friends and industry peers. No RSVP is needed. There is no hosted bar, so make sure you buy some drinks for the ones you talk to. We hope to see you there!

More Info HERE


Tuesday, April 18 = 10:30 – 11:50 pm

Official

Omnia Nightclub at Caesar’s Palace

3570 S Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109

NAB Show AFTERparty – Mix and mingle with your industry friends with FREE Entry to this exclusive party. You need your NAB Show badge to enter – no additional registration required. There will be a dedicated, expedited entry line until 1 am for everyone with their NAB Show badge. Enjoy a fun-filled night connecting with friends, old and new!

“OMNIA” MEANS “EVERYTHING”

…And true to that name, it is all you want it to be. Conceptualized around the elements of opulent, classic design and modern technology, OMNIA is like nothing you’ve ever experienced before. Enjoy an interactive nightlife experience with the famed kinetic chandelier, world-class service, and an unforgettable night with VIP tables and bottle service.

More Info HERE

 


The one thing I’m doing with MY AfterParty list is updating it with all the other AfterParties I come across, in order for it to be a comprehensive list of ALL the AfterParties, listed in such a way so that you can hit several in a night!
I will keep re-posting this as I add-in more AfterParties, so be sure to keep checking out the Blog as we approach NAB!
Note: Some parties are less formal; however, all guests of Las Vegas Nightclubs must be 21 years or older with valid proof of age and follow the appropriate Dress Codes: i.e., NO shorts, sneakers, flip flops, t-shirts or hats will be permitted; slacks/jeans, collared shirt and closed toe dress shoes for gentlemen are required.
Nightclubs cannot admit patrons if the facility is at an admission hold due to fire code capacity. All entry is at doorman discretion.
*In accordance with NAB’s Health & Safety Guidelines, some venues will be requiring proof of full vaccination or a negative covid test before entry*
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