NAB Show: The 13 Innovative Media Companies to Watch (Crystal makes the list!)
Forbes.com | Michael Schein | May 3, 2019
It was just shy of a hundred years ago that the first National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Convention took place in New York City’s Commodore Hotel. It was attended by 23 people. Things have certainly changed. Today the Las Vegas-based NAB Show (as it is now called) attracts more than 100,000 attendees each year from around the world. In addition to myriad keynotes, panel discussions, and networking events, the conference’s exhibition hall spans more than a million square feet and multiple buildings.
I attended NAB Show this past April and was struck by the wide range of hardware, software, and services on display that will no doubt provide the engine on which the media landscape runs over the next few decades. Below are 13 that stood out (in no particular order).