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Product of the Year Awards

The official show awards that recognize innovative new products at the 2020 NAB Show: the premier launchpad for breakthroughs at the intersection of media, entertainment and technology.

The 2020 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards recognize the most significant and promising new products and technologies being showcased by exhibitors at the show this April.


April 21, 2020 | 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.


Westgate Hotel, Ballroom A


Winners will be named in each of the following categories. There may be more than one winner per category:

  • AI/Machine Learning
  • Asset Management, Automation, Playout
  • Audio Production, Processing and Networking
  • Cameras
  • Camera Support, Control and Accessories
  • Cloud Computing and Virtualization
  • Display Systems
  • Digital Signage
  • Graphics, Editing, VXF, Switchers
  • Hardware Infrastructure
  • IT Networking/Infrastructure & Security
  • Studio Lighting
  • Location Lighting
  • Grip Equipment
  • Streaming
  • Radio
  • Remote Production
  • Storage
  • Test Equipment
  • Video Transport

Best Overall:

  • Acquisition
  • Production
  • Delivery

All submissions will automatically be eligible for the best overall award categories and will be selected by judges.

Benefits of Participating

Benefits of Participating in the 2020 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards:

  • Nominee counter card for use on your 2020 NAB Show booth
  • Enjoy use of award logo all year long on your nominated or winning product
  • Recognition in press release issued by NAB and on 2020 NAB Show website
  • Opportunity to network with industry peers and stakeholders at the exclusive April 21st award ceremony and cocktail party

Awards Ceremony

The 2020 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards will be announced on April 21, 2020 at a ceremony to be held at the Westgate. Nominees must be present to win.


The 2020 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards will open at 11 a.m. EST on January 9, 2020 and will end March 27, 2020 at 5 p.m. EST (the “Entry Deadline”). All entries must be received by the Entry Deadline.


Competition fee is $295 per entry/product. Companies may nominate more than one product in one or multiple categories, but each product must have its own paid entry form. No refunds of entry fees will be issued.  Each entry comes with 2 tickets to the awards ceremony.