The National Association of Broadcasters has canceled its annual convention in Las Vegas, one of the largest annual trade shows in the U.S., over a rise in Covid-19 infections.The Delta variant surge has wreaked havoc with a number of plans across all of society, but especially in the media business and for large gatherings.
Based in Washington, D.C., the NAB is the broadcast industry’s trade group and lobbying organization. While local and network TV have faced intensifying struggles as streaming becomes a major form of distribution, the NAB remains a force in the D.C.
media mix.Gordon Smith, the former Republican Senator from Oregon, has led the NAB since 2009. In a statement, he expressed regret about the cancellation. “It is with aRead more on deadline.com