Industry Calendar

Get In Media’s Industry Calendar is a list of essential conventions, trade shows, and festivals for working media professionals. To submit an event, contact us.

CES

January 6 - 9, 2015
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
The International Consumer Electronics Show attracted more than 140,000 attendees in recent years, and is where companies like Toshiba, Palm, and Intel come to preview new innovations in technology.

Sundance Film Festival

January 22 - February 1, 2015
Park City, UT
Sundance is the largest film festival in the U.S. dedicated to independent film. Here, both Hollywood’s elite and industry hopefuls mingle to network, share, and enjoy new work from rising stars.

The NAMM Show

January 22 - 25, 2015
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA
The convention features workshops, seminars, and new product demonstrations in sound reinforcement, recording, lighting, and instruments.

Millennium Music Conference and Showcase

February 20 - 23, 2014 
Harrisburg, PA
Meet with professionals from every facet of the music industry, from talent buyers to recording engineers. The event showcases 300 new acts at more than 30 venues and includes discussion panels, mentoring sessions, and a trade show.

SXSW

March 7 - 16, 2014
Austin Convention Center
Austin, TX
The expansive conference and festival joins together music, film, and interactive media under one banner. It is impossible to see and do everything during the nine-day event, but attendees can immerse themselves in independent film screenings, new product expos, thousands of music showcases, and workshops catering to every facet of the entertainment and media industry.

Game Developers Conference

March 17 - 21, 2014
Moscone Center
San Francisco, CA
The GDC is a forum for professionals in every segment of the game development industry—last year the event hosted more than 450 discussion panels, lectures, tutorials on new development tools, and roundtable discussions. Also featured is the Independent Games Festival and technology expo.

Winter Music Conference

March 21 - 30, 2014
Miami Beach Convention Center
Miami Beach, FL
Annual event joins new artists, fans, and industry professionals for new music showcases, discussion panels, and networking parties. Workshop topics include event promotion, distribution, publishing, A&R representation, and audio technology.

CinemaCon (formerly ShoWest)

March 24 - 27, 2014
Caesar’s Palace
Las Vegas, NV
Expected to be the largest theater owners’ convention to date, CinemaCon will host a new product trade show, preview of upcoming feature films, and seminars on publicity and advertising, distribution, and social media.

NAB Show

April 5 - 10, 2014
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
The National Association of Broadcasters Show offers targeted conference programs for broadcast engineering, management, and digital cinema, as well as training and certification in production and postproduction technologies. The new technology exhibition is an opportunity for networking and demos of products from every area of consumer media.

Tribeca Film Festival

April 16 - 27, 2014
Tribeca Area
Manhattan, NY
The Tribeca Film Festival was founded in 2002 by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal & Craig Hatkoff to foster cultural and economic revitalization of Lower Manhattan after the tragedy of September 11, 2011. Though the Festival is headquartered in Tribeca, numerous events take place in neighborhoods throughout Manhattan, including film screenings, concerts, a family street fair, panel discussions, and other special events.

Cine Gear Expo

June 5 - 8, 2014
The Studios at Paramount
Hollywood, CA
This entertainment industry event caters specifically to the film, video and digital media industry. In addition to the product expo, the four-day conference offers master class seminars, film competition, 3D technology symposium, and a content development workshop.

InfoComm

June 14 - 20, 2014
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
Each year professionals in the audiovisual and communications industry converge for a first look at new products from more than 900 manufacturers. The InfoComm Academy offers product training, workshops, development labs, and an opportunity to network with colleagues from around the world.

E3

June 10 - 12, 2014
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA
One of the world’s largest computer and video game trade shows, this is the place the industry gathers to show off new products and get a first look at the competition. This event is only open to professionals in the interactive entertainment industry.

Los Angeles Film Festival

June 11 - 19, 2014
Los Angeles, CA
Film Independent hosts the Los Angeles Film Festival, and is the producers of the Spirit Awards and Project:Involve. The festival attracts independent filmmakers from all over the world, as well as Hollywood celebrities and executives of major motion picture studios.

SIGGRAPH

August 10 - 14, 2014
Vancouver Convention Center
Vancouver, BC
The international conference on computer graphics and interactive technology is an intensive educational experience that draws industry leaders and enthusiasts alike. The event features the SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival, and tech talks from the creative minds at Pixar Animation Studios, Intel, Carnegie Mellon Entertainment Technology Center, and DreamWorks Animation.

ShowEast

October 27 - 30, 2014
Westin Diplomat Resort
Hollywood, FL
The convention and trade show is dedicated to the movie theater industry. Events include previews of upcoming feature films, independent releases, and seminars on digital cinema and international marketing and distribution.

American Film Market

November 5 - 12, 2014
Santa Monica, CA
This is not a film festival, but a bazaar of independent film. Directors, writers, producers, distributors, and financiers come from over 70 countries to pen distribution deals on completed films and seek production financing for new projects.

LDI

November 21 - 23, 2014
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
The live entertainment production trade show offers a vendor exhibition hall, master classes, discussion panels, and hands-on demos of the latest gear. Presented by Live Design Magazine and open to the public.