Panasonic Set to Host Global Streaming Webcast, ‘LIVE @ NAB’

A-List panel of industry experts, never-before-seen content headline Google+ Hangout sessions

LAS VEGAS, NV (April 2, 2014) – Panasonic System Communications Company of North America announced plans to host a global, interactive webcast, titled ‘LIVE @ NAB,’ on April 7 during the 2014 NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show. Highlighted by a ‘can’t miss’ lineup of expert panelists, the interactive webcast is designed to entertain and inform by dissecting and discussing the hottest industry topics.

Panelists include, world-class film producer Lawrence Bender; Sports Video Group editor-in-chief Ken Kerschbaumer; Adobe’s Dave Helmly; celebrity photographer and director Michael Grecco; and representatives from the Philadelphia Eagles and Arkansas Razorbacks. The global webcast begins Monday, April 7 2014 at 10:00am PT, with remarks from Panasonic System Communications President Rance Poehler.

Produced straight from the floor of the NAB, the world’s largest electronic media show, ‘Live @ NAB’ will be comprised of five 30-minute segments:

‘LIVE @ NAB’ Google+ schedule

“Building on the success of ‘LIVE @ CES,’ which brought the excitement of the show floor directly to viewers at home, we’re aiming to deliver the same unique experience to industry members at the NAB Show,” said Panasonic Corporation of North America’s Chief Marketing Officer Betty Noonan. “We want to engage audiences and provide solid entertainment with exclusive participation from industry leaders, such as Lawrence Bender, Ken Kerschbaumer and representatives from professional and college sports, the leaders who are driving today’s innovation with the latest video technologies.”

Industry members listening at home can view and interact with the streaming broadcasts through Panasonic’s microsite, Participants can also Tweet their questions to session speakers by using the hashtag #PanasonicNAB and in the process, become eligible to win a Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 grand prize. The entrant judged to having submitted the most relevant and creative question will be awarded the camera. Tweets must be entered by April 7, 5:00 pm PT. (See for full rules and details).

‘LIVE @ NAB’ hosts Cali Lewis (@CaliLewis) and John P. (@JohnPoz), co-hosts of GeekBeat.TV, will be on hand to meet with Google+ Hangout guests and interact with online participants. The broadcast duo bring years of tech expertise to ‘LIVE @ NAB,’ as hosts of one of the world’s most recognizable technology news brands.

For those unable to attend 2014 NAB, visiting ‘LIVE @ NAB’ will grant access to exclusive content and discussions from anywhere in the world.

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About Panasonic Corporation of North America

Panasonic Corporation of North America provides a broad line of digital and other electronics products and services for consumer, business and industrial use. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation, and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. branding, marketing, sales, service and R&D operations. In Interbrand’s 2013 Annual “Best Global Green Brands” report, the Panasonic brand ranked number four, the highest ranked electronics brand in the report ( As part of continuing sustainability efforts, Panasonic Corporation of North America relocated its headquarters to a new facility built to meet LEED certification standards, adjacent to Newark Penn Station in Newark, NJ. Learn more about Panasonic at

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