TechCon takes place April 4-6 at the Mirage in Las Vegas. For travel purposes, the conference begins at 2pm on Wednesday, April 4 and runs through Friday, April 6. (PLEASE NOTE THAT THE EARLY BIRD DEADLINE AND HOTEL DEADLINE HAVE PASSED.)

TechCon Registration is now closed and will reopen on site; hours below.

  • Wednesday, April 4-8:00am-6:30pm
  • Thursday, April 5-7:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday, April 6-7:00am-5:30pm

CURRENT RATES (available for purchase on site, plus an additional $75 processing fee):

PBS Member Stations    $710.00
PBS Small Station (must be on CPB's approved list)    $600.00
PBS Staff    $710.00
APT    $710.00
APTS    $710.00
CPB    $710.00
NETA    $710.00
NPR    $710.00
Nonmembers (Consultants, Vendors, Speakers, non-sponsors)    $975.00

Early Bird registration deadline is Friday, March 9, 2018. Advance Registration closes Wednesday, March 21, 2018. After this date, registrations must be made on site at the registration desk and include a processing fee.

Early Bird Registration ends Friday, March 9, 2018. After this date, registration costs increase by $100.

Advance Registration closes at noon on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. After this date, registrations must be made on site at the registration desk and include a processing fee.

See below for NAB details.

All registrations for the 2018 PBS Technology Conference must be pre-paid. Each completed online registration form must be completed with credit card information or preceded by a check. We regret that purchase orders cannot be accepted. Company or personal checks are accepted, as are American Express, MasterCard and Visa credit cards.

***We encourage you to register by Friday, March 9 in order to receive the Early Bird price.***

- Complete the online registration form for the 2018 PBS Technology Conference.

- Charge the registration fee to your credit card (this is a secure site).

- Once you have registered, you will receive an e-mail registration confirmation.

ARE YOU PAYING BY CHECK? PBS must receive your check before you register. Once your check is received, you will be emailed a code that will allow you to register for the event. The check must be received on or before March 9 to receive the Early Bird rate.

Please make the check to: PBS Technology Conference

Check Memo: Your name / 2018 PBS Technology Conference

Mail check to:
Mary Vertucci
Meetings and Events Planner
PBS Meetings & Events
2100 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA 22202
Memo: Your name / 2018 Technology Conference

When your registration is complete, you will receive an email confirmation. If you register online and do not receive a confirmation within 24 hours, please contact Mary Vertucci at or 703-739-8464.

Registration cancellations and requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to Mary Vertucci at . Registration cancellations postmarked on or before March 9 will receive a full refund. Registration cancellations postmarked between March 9 and March 21 will receive a full refund minus a $100 cancellation fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations beginning March 22, or for conference no-shows.

Badges will not be mailed in advance. You may pick up your credentials at the registration desk on-site at the conference.


NAB is providing a discounted registration for NAB Show to PBS station TechCon attendees.

NAB Members will receive the Conference Flex Pass for $300, which is $205 off of the member full price of $505.

Non-members will receive the Conference Flex Pass for $605, which is $100 off of the non members full price of $705.

(NAB Members - please have your NAB Member ID ready at time of registration.)

The availability of press registration to the PBS Technology is extremely limited. Please submit your request by contacting Jennifer Byrne, Vice President, PBS Corporate Communications, at

Contact Mary Vertucci at or 703-739-8464 with questions about registration.