MediaMotion Ball

The MMB is celebrating 20 years in 2017. Monday night April 24th during NAB. This is the one NOT to miss.

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In 2017 the MediaMotion Ball is celebrating 20 years... yes 20. Twenty years of this not for profit, all volunteer organized user event - the longest running of its kind at NAB. We hope to see you for what will be a super special night, brought to you in part but our new platinum sponsor The event itself will be on the 24th of April, 2017 during the NAB show.

We are very excited to announce our 2017 keynote speaker, who happens to be a founding member of the community: Brian Maffitt. Full details here

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The MediaMotion Ball is the longest running all volunteer and not for profit event for production professionals each year at NAB. First held in 1998, the MMB has grown to be the one dinner you 'need' and 'want' to be at during NAB.

The MediaMotion Ball is the industry's finest gathered at a relaxed event that provides the opportunity and time to meet and talk with the 'who's who' of the video production, motion graphics, colorist and 3D fields.

This years MMB featured an amazing keynote from... well someone special - who? That's a surprize. You'll have to wait and find out.

The 2017 MediaMotion Ball

Attendees will enjoy a fine multi-course sit down dinner & dessert, mingling with their industry friends & peers and also participate in the drawing for our huge prize pool.

The MMB is always brought to you by the International Media Users Group (IMUG) and the AE-List - totally independent, non profit and volunteer organizations.

Need more information about the MediaMotion Ball? Go here to find out what it's all about or here for more NAB info and more details about other events at NAB or here to see the prize list from 2016. 


The MMB is at the Monte Carlo Hotel. 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South
on Monday night and doors open at 5:30pm.

6pm is the best time to arrive.
The main part of the evening begins at around 6:40pm.

We are in the East Ballrooms at the Monte Carlo - accessed via the Casino floor. This is different from 2016 - our usual location is being rebuilt.

If you have any trouble - hassle a hotel employee for help.
Hotel map:
Bring your MMB ticket and present yourself to our friendly all-volunteer door staff.
They will check you off the list and give you a name tag and a prize entry form.

Fill in the Prize entry form and drop it into the prize barrel near the bar.
You must be present to win. One entry per attendee (+ entry into 20th anniversary 'special' prize pool).
If for some reason you cannot make it to the MMB please give your ticket to someone else and contact us (below) to have the name changed you may also request a refund up until April 18th.
What happens at the MMB?
Relaxed sit down dinner with wine courtesy of Maxon, cash bar, many prizes, live music and great dessert including our signature Bananas Foster and the Balckmagic Design Chocolate Cake. Plus a bunch of super creative people to talk to.
Our sponsors will also have tables where you can ask about their products. Please visit them and say hi. They make the MMB possible!

Look over the prize table and drool over what you might win. Remember, the MMB is a winners choice prize system. If your name is drawn YOU get to choose your prize from those remaining on the prize table.

Schedule of Events for 2017 (may vary)

5:30pm - doors open, meet and mingle. Bar open.
6:00pm - Have your Red Carpet' photo taken. Sponsors available to talk one-on-one.
6:40pm - sit down at tables
6:50pm - MMB starts with a brief word from our Platinum sponsor & first prize draw.
7:10pm - Dinner with superb wine supplied by Maxon, makers of Cinema4D.
8:15pm - Dessert, then brief word from our Gold Sponsors and more prizes
8:25pm - Short Keynote Presentation from Brian Maffit
8:45pm - break
8:50pm - Silver Sponsors draw prizes
9:00pm - 20th Anniversary 'special' prize draw
9:20pm - All the rest of the prizes from our wonderful sponsors
9:30pm - MMB then winds down for another year!
9:45pm - Head off to your next party or gathering

We are excited every year but this is going to be a brilliant 20th anniversary for the MMB.

Steve Griffiths
Event Coordinator
MMB Team 2017
Contact: if you have any queries.

The MediaMotion Ball is a non-profit, all volunteer run event created and organized by the International Media Users Group. Would you like to join our email lists? All the details here: - for the IMUG Email List - for the After Effects Email List