Free Registration for MESA Members for NAB Show New York


Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) can now register for free to attend NAB Show New York, being held Oct. 17-18 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.

The show will see Google and Microsoft among the 67 companies exhibiting for the first time, and will also have a dozen MESA members on hand, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental, Avid, Caringo, IBM Aspera, Ooyala, Qumulo, ThinkAnalytics, Thinklogical, Verizon Digital Media Services and Western Digital.

“The addition of these new exhibitors reflects NAB Show New York’s continued growth and uniqueness to the overall media, entertainment and technology industries,” Chris Brown, NAB EVP of conventions and business operations, said in a recent news release. “We have a great mix of companies and technology. It is balanced and dynamic, reflecting the industry’s most important innovations displayed by its most progressive players.”

The show’s Core Program will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 17-18 and includes a fireside chat with CBS Interactive COO and president Marc DeBevoise; a session on the challenge of content monetization featuring Tim Jackson, Globecast SVP of sales and marketing for the Americas; and a live entertainment presentation by Ooyala chief revenue officer Steve Davis.

Ad-ID executive director Harold Geller and Entertainment Identifier Registry Association (EIDR) executive director Will Kreth, Ken Klaer, SVP of strategic infrastructure at Comcast Technology Solutions, and Evan Statton, AWS Elemental principal specialized solutions architect, are also presenting during the Core Program.