Show Policies

By registering for NAB Show® New York, you consent to the following Show Policies:

Age Limits

No one under the age of 16 is permitted in the Expo or Sessions.


All badges must be picked up onsite and a valid Photo ID is required to pick up your badge. Badges will not be mailed in advance. Each registered Attendee must pick up his/her own badge.

Cell Phones

Please be courteous — turn off or set your cell phone to vibrate when attending all NAB Show New York sessions and events.

Data Collection

By registering for NAB Show New York, you consent to NAB's collection and storage of the data on the Registration Form in the United States.

No Smoking

Smoking is strictly prohibited in the Javits Convention Center.

Photography Disclaimer

From time to time, NAB or its contractors record, photograph and/or stream the various aspects and activities of NAB Show New York for both archival and promotional purposes. By attending NAB Show New York, Attendees give NAB and its contractors permission to use any attendee's voice and image in any such archival or promotional recording, photograph or streaming activity without any compensation or credit to the attendee.

Photography and/or recording is prohibited in NAB Show New York meeting rooms.

Streaming at NAB Show New York is prohibited except for those under contract with NAB.

Promotional Offers

Promotional offers can only be used with new registrations and are not valid on existing registrations. Offers cannot be combined with any other promotions or discounts.


To receive a refund, a cancellation request must be made in writing and emailed to NAB Show New York no later than October 7, 2016. The following administrative fees will apply: Core: $25. Conference/Workshop: $100. No refunds will be given for cancellations requested — or new registrations made — after the October 7, 2016, deadline. Email refund requests to NAB reserves the right to cancel any program and assume no responsibility for personal expenses.

Signs/Other Solicitations

Only authorized convention and show management signs are permitted. All other signs, posters, etc. will be discarded. Distribution of leaflets, pamphlets or other materials in the Javits Convention Center is strictly prohibited.​

Substitutions / Replacements

There is a $25 fee for substitutions. There is a $50 fee for badge replacements. Corrections to your badge/record are free of charge.