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NAB Show Releases Attendance Numbers

WASHINGTON--Attendance at the 2018 NAB Show was down 10 percent, according to numbers released by NAB this week. 

Here is the breakdown (with 2017 numbers in parenthesis)

TOTAL REGISTERED ATTENDEES: 93,171 (103,443) 

INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEES: 25,550 (26,714) 

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED: 153 (161) 

NUMBER OF EXHIBITORS: 1,718 (1,518) 

SQUARE FEET OF EXHIBIT SPACE: 1,020,247 net square feet (1,063,380) 

Tom has covered the broadcast technology market for the past 25 years, including three years handling member communications for the National Association of Broadcasters followed by a year as editor of Video Technology News and DTV Business executive newsletters for Phillips Publishing. In 1999 he launched digitalbroadcasting.com for internet B2B portal Verticalnet. He is also a charter member of the CTA's Academy of Digital TV Pioneers. Since 2001, he has been editor-in-chief of TV Technology (www.tvtechnology.com), the leading source of news and information on broadcast and related media technology and is a frequent contributor and moderator to the brand’s Tech Leadership events.