The Official Media Reception of the 2018 NAB Show



ShowStoppers @ the NAB Show is an invitation-only media reception that enables exhibiting companies to directly meet with more than 300 pre-qualified journalists, analysts and key industry influencers.

Utilize the unique ShowStoppers experience to deliver your message, your way. Inspire new opportunities, and create unlimited global exposure for your brand. Introduce new products and demonstrate exciting technologies for media coverage, interviews and product reviews – away from the noise and distractions of the show floor.

The media comes to ShowStoppers to see the latest digital technologies, products and services aimed at today’s diverse lifestyles, changing workstyles and transformative business models.

At NAB Show , the media also enjoys the premium atmosphere, along with good food and drink. This relaxed ambiance facilitates networking, conversations and relationships that have the potential for extending beyond this one-night ShowStoppers event — for greater media coverage year around.

ShowStoppers makes it easy to participate. It provides a turnkey exhibit stand/table, so that all you need to do is show-up with your products, literature and be prepared to convey your message.


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What does it cost?

ShowStoppers offers two options for exhibiting:

Silver, or 5,000 USD per 6 foot long demonstration space

Platinum, or 10,000 USD 12 foot long demonstration space

What does ShowStoppers provide to its exhibitors? 


Service Silver
5000 USD Space
10,000 USD Space
Table Size Six (6) Feet Twelve (12) Feet
Black Linen Draped Table x x
Electrical Service
120v delivered to exhibit table
x x
Wireless Internet Services x x
Table Signage x x
ShowStoppers List Development For Press Invitations; Promotion Of The Event To Journalists Invited To Attend x x
Lists Of Registered Journalists With Their Contact Information x x
Admission of Company Representatives, including access to food and beverage/open bar Four (4) Eight (8)
Social Media Exposure by ShowStoppers/included in the Twitter Feed generated at the event and also housed on the ShowStoppers Website x
Literature at Press Check-in Desk x
Logo and link included on Pre-Event Promotion to Press and in Press Confirmation Email x
Logo and link on Exhibitor Listing on the ShowStoppers Media Page x
Discounted Video produced by NAPCO (North American Publishing). 750 USD 500 USD


How does the event work?

ShowStoppers combines a product showcase, hands-on demos, and a relaxed reception into one efficient event. It’s an informal ambiance – that includes a buffet and open bars.

Journalists arrive and ShowStoppers checks them in, to ensure they were invited.  During the course of the evening, they meet with exhibitors, as they make their way around the room. Exhibitors arrive 2 to 3 hours prior to the event to set up, and to eat something before the event begins.

What kind of companies participate in a ShowStoppers event?

Aspenta, Dell, Domotz, Ericssson, HP, Honeywell, HTC, Jabra, Lenovo, Microsoft, Mio, Razor USA, Roku, Samsung, Seagate, Sennheiser, Sisvel, Skype, Sonos, SuperTooth, TeleNav, Texas Instruments, Toro, Toshiba, TripIt, Truphone, Viewsonic, Vizmato, Vogel’s, Wacom, Western Digital, WowWee, Yurbuds, ZAGG — as well as innovators, smaller companies, start-ups, and many more!

Does ShowStoppers drive press to the event, or do the exhibitors?  How does this work?

ShowStoppers handles all of the promotion, press invitations, press credentialing and press RSVPs for the event.

ShowStoppers invites the most influential press and analysts from its comprehensive media databases. ShowStoppers events are also listed on an array of domestic international calendars aimed at press.

ShowStoppers also recommends that you reach out to your favorite journalists as well.

Plus, ShowStoppers implements a post-event follow-up, and posts your press kit on its web site, which has become a valued resource for the media, as they prepare their coverage.

How can a company participate in ShowStoppers?

It’s easy to become an exhibitor at ShowStoppers. Simply request a contract here – and  then just email the signed agreement back to Showstoppers at the email address provided on the contract.

Once you’re signed up for ShowStoppers @ NAB, our event staff will contact you regarding all of the logistic details.

Are there any other costs associated directly with exhibiting at ShowStoppers?

Monitor rentals are available to enhance your demonstration.  Cost ranges from $350 to $750 USD, depending upon the selected size.

Internet Services may be purchased. Cost ranges from $350 to $750 USD, depending upon the selected bandwidth.

Can I request a special location at ShowStoppers?

ShowStoppers does its best to honor requests for placement in general areas of the venue, or near/or far from other exhibitors.

Are you affiliated with NAB

Yes. ShowStoppers is the only Official Media Event at NAB

When and Where is ShowStoppers @ NAB?

The press event takes place at the Wynn Hotel on Sunday evening, April 23, 2017 starting at 6pm

How long will spots be available at this event?

ShowStoppers events sell out every year, so we encourage you to book your spot early!

Do I need to exhibit in NAB in order to participate in ShowStoppers?

Depends.   As the Official Media Reception of NAB companies are required to be part of the main show, however there are waivers such as for first time exhibitors. Contact us for more detail.

Are there speaking opportunities?

No. ShowStoppers @ NAB is a demonstration/showcase event. There is no stage for presentations and speeches. Instead, you shake hands and talk with journalists. This face-to-face contact creates powerful opportunities for interviews, product reviews and news coverage.

Press List

More than 300 journalists attended NAB 2017.






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Contact Us

David Leon
Partner – ShowStoppers
Tel: +1 845 638 3527
Cell +1 845 821 6123
Lauren Merel
Sales Associate
Cell +1 908-692-6068

About ShowStoppers

ShowStoppers is the global leader in press and business events, spanning the United States, Europe and Asia for more than 23 years.

It produces events that bring together select journalists, bloggers, media influencers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives — for press conferences, product introductions, sneak previews, hands-on product demonstrations and strategic dealmaking.

It also facilitates company launches and pitch programs for start-ups, and more.

ShowStoppers produces the official press events at CE Week, IFA, Israel Dealmakers Summit, and NAB — and is an official partner of CTA, the Consumer Technology Association.

Event Detail

ShowStoppers @ NAB Show 2018

8 April 2018

Venetian Hotel
3rd Floor
Murano Ballroom

1 pm to 3:00 pm

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