ShowTex: Innovative Stagecraft and Light Design

Gigantic shows and innovative fair booths often cannot do without flame retardant fabrics and motion control systems. The Belgian company ShowTex has both the technology and the experience to provide customers with a wide range of solutions to meet the most challenges in the set up and design of stages and fair booths. In the follwing interview Bo Bettens, Marketing Manager at Showtex, reveals where the company's roots lie and how the industry has changed in recent years.

Sarah Cox of d3 Technologies: “Worthwhile investment“

This year, the British company d3 Technologies was making its fourth appearance at the Prolight + Sound. With a 13 x 4-metre stand and a 21-strong team manning it, the company could hardly pass unnoticed at this gathering of movers and shakers within the industry. We spoke to Sarah Cox, d3 Technologies' Sales Director EMEA,…

Fabio Prada: “Thankfully, We Have Very Talented Teams”

Milos, one of the largest truss manufacturers in Europe, has launched a new series of trusses made of special, ultra high strength steel alloys. With their load bearing capacity up to 2.7 times higher than aluminum traverses with similar dimensions, Milos Steel Trusses are particularly suitable for demanding projects and extreme loads. The company, which…

Terror – How Safe are Large Events?

The word “terror” causes great fear with many people and leaves a bad taste in one’s mouth. Especially in regards to large public events with many visitors, the question arises: how safe are we actually? The events in Manchester at the Ariana Grande concert or the interruption of the festival “Rock am Ring” cause the…

Adam Hall Group Invests in Repositioning

The Adam Hall Group, leading German producer and distributor for event technology solutions, has announced a repositioning aimed at growth. With a new Corporate Identity, an image campaign as well as a series of expansion measures, the company is focusing on business clients and aims to increase the transparency of its portfolio as well as…

View Behind the Lens: Interview with Marco Justus Schöler

We recently reported on the exhibition “Faces Behind The Voices,” which is currently touring around Germany. We spoke to the photographer Marco Justus Schöler so we could find out more about the creation of the pictures and the creative process behind the special project. Editors: How did you get the idea for the special photo…

Does Not Leave Anyone in the Rain

in the rain

Works quite well in rain: the waterproof DS Light headlights from Guangzhou Desheng Photoelectric Technology. The 3-in-1 Moving Light is not only waterproof, it is made out of fireproof and UV-resistant material, so it can withstand any weather condition without losing power. The spotlight combines beam, spot and wash functions in one unit and is thus multifunctional. Further information can be found at Guangzhou Desheng in Hall 4.0 at booth H65.

Nicoline Refsing: Storytelling Has to Work Live and on Screen

Copenhagen 2014 - Conchita Wurst wins the Eurovision Song Contest. The show is incredible and reaches millions of viewers. Responsible for the production of the Eurovision Song Contest is Rockart Design with Nicoline Refsing as the founder and creative head behind the team. As Creative Director and Content Producer for the Eurovision Song Contest in Kopenhagen, the team was responsible for delivering creative direction, screen content and smaller sets for the 37 countries participating.

At Prolight + Sound Nicoline Refsing spoke at Eventplaza about the Eurovision Song Contest. In our interview she talks about the differences between live shows and award shows as well as about her inspirations.

1, 2, 3, 4 … Counting and Winning

How many R-clips are in this container? CGS Licht- und Tontechnik uses this question for a lottery. Visitors can win a Bavarian Speanferkel meal including draft beer in the new CGS warehouse.

Anyone who wants to join and win can do so today in Hall 4.0 at Stand A26.

Let’s Car Race!

car race

At the booth of LEDCON in Hall 4.0 visitors can play a few rounds of car racing. Up to four players drive the LED-cars via controller around the LED-racing track. 3-2-1 ... Go!

Bigfoot Sighted


A bigfoot was sighted at Prolight + Sound! He has been seen in hall 5.0 at the booth of Steinecke. There they present their new series "Bigfoot".

Nobody needs to fear the "big foot" - he is just prefect for cuddling.

Sound of the Wall

Sound of the wall

The visitor strolls past a stand and suddenly a voice comes out of the giant decoration of the exhibition stand. However, it is not a simple decoration. Those are high performance acoustic panels from Vicoustic. They are designed for the most demanding interior designers. They combine high performance sound absorption with an innovative seamless design. Behind the panels is a loudspeaker. The ambient noise is thus absorbed and the speaker can be understood perfectly.

Images in Motion at the Moving Picture Pavilion

Pictures move Prolight + Sound. Once again, “Moving Pictures” are the focus of Hall 4.1. The systems supplier Teltec, together with the organizer Prolight + Sound, are once again organizing the moving.picture.pavilion and presenting products and trends on the topic of moving pictures and distribution. Video live production and streaming In hall 4.1 visitor can…