Media-Related Research, Creative Work, Panels & Workshops
April 13-16 | Las Vegas
Sessions, Events & Workshops
Faculty & Student Attendees
Submission Deadline: Extended to September 18
BEA invites media related panel and program proposals from academics, students and professionals for presentation during BEA2024.
Programming Opportunities (All sessions are one-hour in length)
- Panel/Research Presentation Sessions
- Technical Demonstration
Submission Deadline: December 1
BEA2024 invites media related research papers from academics, students and professionals for presentation.
We accept research in multiple ways:
Submission window: Nov. 15 – Dec. 15
We celebrate the BEA Festival of Media Arts winners at our annual convention. In 2023, we had 300 student winners from 82 different colleges and universities and 60 faculty winners from 46 colleges & universities! The 2023 Festival winners were selected from a pool of over 1,750 entries, representing over 300 colleges and universities in the following competitions: audio, documentary, film & video, interactive multimedia, news, scriptwriting, sports and two-year colleges.
We know how important networking is at a conference and opportunities are plentiful for faculty looking for advice on tenure and promotion or assessment tools, junior faculty looking to connect with senior scholars for research opportunities and professors interested in connecting with industry professionals.
What sets BEA apart from other conferences is our ability to bring in numerous industry professionals. Each year you will find an assortment of people from the newsrooms to studio lots, and from research labs to corporate board rooms. BEA prides it self on being the intersection of academia and industry.
NAB Show Access
BEA registrants additionally get for FREE access to NAB Show’s exhibit floor and select educational sessions.
Hands-on Training is one of the things that makes #BEAvegas unique to other conferences. We offer a variety of training classes that cover both field and studio work.
Where Academia Meets Industry
The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the premiere international academic media organization driving insights, excellence in media production and career advancement for educators, students and professionals. BEA’s annual convention traditionally produces over 250 sessions on media pedagogy, collaborative networking events, hands-on technology workshops, research and creative scholarship and the Festival of Media Arts. Co-located with NAB Show, where the broadcast, media and entertainment industry converged to experience innovation in action and harness the power of possibility. Everything from creation through consumption — the entire content lifecycle in one exhilarating journey.
- 13 Apr Saturday, April 13th
- 14 Apr Sunday, April 14th
- 15 Apr Monday, April 15th
- 16 Apr Tuesday, April 16th
Arrivals & Registration
Full Day of Sessions, concluding with BEA Awards
BEA Awards Ceremony & Reception
Full day of sessions
Full day of Sessions
Festival of Media Arts
Half day of Sessions