The NAB Show is accepting nominations for the second annual NAB Show Product of the Year Awards.
The awards recognize the most auspicious and innovative new products and technologies being showcased by exhibitors at NAB Show, April 18-22 (exhibits April 19-22) in Las Vegas. This year’s program will include three new “Best Overall” categories and five new product categories.
“Following the success of the first annual program, we have introduced additional award categories to fully encompass the range of new products that premier at NAB Show year after year,” said NAB Senior Vice President of Business Development Eric Trabb. “We look forward to another year of celebrating the most significant breakthroughs in media, entertainment and technology.”
New this year, Best Overall awards will be presented under three categories: Acquisition, Production and Delivery. Product categories new to the 2020 awards program include individual awards for cameras, grip equipment, location lighting, studio lighting and test equipment.
The NAB Show Product of the Year Awards will be selected by a panel of industry experts and announced on April 21 at a reception held at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort. To be eligible for an award, nominated products and technologies must have been unveiled in the prior 12 months, be on display at the 2020 NAB Show for the first time and available for delivery in the 2020 calendar year.
Categories for the awards program are as follows:
- AI/Machine Learning
- Asset Management, Automation, Playout
- Audio Production, Processing and Networking
- Best Overall Acquisition
- Best Overall Delivery
- Best Overall Production
- Camera Support, Control and Accessories
- Cloud Computing and Virtualization
- Display Systems
- Digital Signage
- Graphics, Editing, VXF, Switchers
- Grip Equipment
- Hardware Infrastructure
- IT Networking/Infrastructure & Security
- Location Lighting
- Remote Production
- Studio Lighting
- Test Equipment
- Video Transport
NAB Show is accepting nominations for the 2020 Product of the Year Awards through March 27. For more information, exhibitors can contact Melissa Kittson by email or phone at (202) 429-3924.