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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 25, 2017
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NAB Show New York to Feature Two Major New York State Broadcasters Association Events

WASHINGTON, D.C.-- NAB Show New York will include for the first time two signature events of the New York State Broadcasters Association (NYSBA): the NYSBA Digital Leadership Academy and the New York Broadcast Leadership and Hall of Fame Luncheon. Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), NAB Show New York will be held October 18-19, 2017 at the Javits Convention Center.

“We are excited to include these prestigious broadcast industry events as part of NAB Show New York, one of the fastest growing trade shows in the country,” said NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith. “These additions will bring added value to an already terrific line-up.”

“We are honored to be collaborating with NAB to bring two signature events to NAB Show New York. For the past seven years, our NYSBA Digital Leadership Academy has been ahead of the curve in digital sales training and content development. Many national leaders in broadcasting and politics call New York home. We are delighted to celebrate their achievements at the New York Leadership and Hall of Fame Luncheon," said NYSBA President David Donovan. “We look forward to this mutually beneficial partnership.”

NYSBA Digital Leadership Academy (DLA)
Recognized as one of the leading digital training conferences in the country, the DLA will contain several learning tracks, including introductory and advanced digital sales training, as well as digital news and production. The DLA will also focus on new technologies that help stations compete effectively. All sessions will feature leading digital experts and run for a half day on October 18 and a full day on October 19.

New York Broadcast Leadership and Hall of Fame Luncheon
The New York Broadcast Leadership and Hall of Fame Luncheon honors radio and television broadcasters from New York who represent the best of the broadcast profession and those who shape its future, including journalists, entertainers and political figures. Past honorees include Walter Cronkite, Barbara Walters, Al Roker, Seth Meyers and Senator Charles Schumer. It will be the signature luncheon at the conference. Ticket information is available here.

Additional information and registration is available here.

News media registration is available here.

About NAB Show New York
Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters and co-located with the Audio Engineering Society's East Coast convention, NAB Show New York will be held October 18-19, 2017 at the Javits Convention Center. With more than 8,806 attendees and 362 exhibitors, NAB Show New York showcases the best in next-generation technology for media, entertainment and telecom professionals with conferences and workshops focused on television, film, satellite, online video, live events, advertising, corporate A/V, production and post. For complete details, visit www.nabshowny.com.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

About NYSBA
The New York Broadcasters Association, Inc. is a not for profit trade association representing more than 400 radio and television stations throughout the state of New York. Its mission is to help local broadcast stations meet the challenges of an increasingly competitive marketplace. NYSBA also represents its member radio and television stations before government agencies in New York State as well as Washington DC.