NAB 2014 to Address Latest Trends in Media Assets, Distribution and Production

Las Vegas, Nev., March 24, 2014--The NAB Show, the world's largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all platforms, will host sessions and panels devoted to the increasingly critical topic for all producers of content: the future of media asset management, storage and archiving in the quickly-shifting digital world. The convention takes place April 5 – 10 in Las Vegas.

More than 90,000 from 155 Countries Expected to Attend NAB 2014

Las Vegas, Nev. March 20, 2014--The NAB Show will host 62 international delegations, including delegations attending for the first time from Germany, the Netherlands, Panama, Paraguay, Italy and Serbia. Approximately 30 percent of the event's 90,000+ attendees will travel from 155 countries to NAB Show, held April 5-10 in Las Vegas. NAB Show is the world's largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all platforms.

GVF MENASAT @ CABSAT 2014 – The Satellite Interference Summit: Keynote Opening with ITU Space Services Department

by Martin Jarrold

Dubai, UAE, March 3, 2014--This month’s column provides updated information about the GVF MENASAT @ CABSAT 2014 – Satellite Interference Summit, which will take place at the Dubai International Conference & Exhibition Centre (DICEC), in Meeting Room Al-Ain F (above Halls 1 and 2), on 12th and 13th March.

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to Keynote 2014 NAB Show

Las Vegas, Nev., February 18, 2014--Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler will provide the “FCC Keynote” at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today. The address, which will be held Tuesday, April 8, 9:00-10:00 a.m., is expected to provide insight into the Chairman’s views on broadcasting and what his expectations are on the regulatory front in the coming years.

CommunicAsia2014, EnterpriseIT2014 and BroadcastAsia2014 Showcase Breakthrough Technologies for an Increasingly Connected World

Singapore, February 6, 2014 – Social media, big data analytics, OTT, multi-platform screening and CYOD (Choose Your Own Device) have been cited in various industry reports as some of the key trends to watch in 2014. These trends are fuelled by a steep increase in consumption of data and entertainment on mobile devices, with mobile data traffic in Asia Pacific expected to exceed the rest of the world by 2017.  

Global Satellite Community to Assemble at SATELLITE 2014

Rockville, MD, February 5, 2014 – SATELLITE 2014 to be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from March 10-13 in Washington, D.C., is set to host over 12,000 satellite communications professionals with more than 300 speakers in 60 sessions and more than 350 exhibitors displaying the latest technologies in the satellite communications marketplace.

The Satellite Agenda, Next Items in Focus: London & Dubai: ‘GVF Connectivity 2014’ and ‘MENASAT @ CABSAT 2014’

by Martin Jarrold

London, UK, February 2, 2014--My previous column for Satellite Executive Briefing noted that I would be providing an update to the next event in the GVF-EMP Partnership Conference Portfolio, which takes place in London on 11th & 12th February. Connectivity 2014: Creating the New “New” Verticals – Air, Water, Surface & Rail ( is expected to be the first in a new series of the Portfolio, adding to the current series of conferences covering Oil & Gas Communications, Broadband Maritime Communications, and High Throughput Satellites.

Euroconsult to Hold First Latin American Satellite Communications and Broadcasting Summit

Paris, France,  January, 31, 2014 – Euroconsult, a consulting firm specialized in satellite communications and broadcasting, announced the launch of LATSAT – the Latin American Satellite Communication & Broadcasting Summit. The first edition will be taking place in Mexico City on June 4-5 2014. LATSAT is also supported by the Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes (Mexico’s Ministry of Communication and Transport).

Budget Challenges and Game-Changing Technologies in Commercial, Military, and Civil Space Among Hot Topics for Space Tech Conference 2014

Long Beach, Calif., January 28, 2014-- Space Tech Conference 2014 will bring together key military personnel, government officials and private industry executives to discuss the pressing issues facing the space industry from April 1-3, 2014 in Long Beach, California.

2014 International CES Kicks off with Record Amount of Innovation

Las Vegas, Nevada, January 7, 2014--The 2014 International CES® opens today as a record breaking show with more than 3,200 exhibitors across the largest show floor in history – more than two million net square feet of exhibit space – breaking last year’s previously set record of 1.92 million net square feet. Innovation and the promise and power of technology drove this year’s preshow press events that kicked off with CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS on Sunday night with 99 tabletop displays where exhibitors provided a sneak preview of their show floor product launches. Twenty five exhibitors then revealed new products during CES Press Day on Monday.