Prolight + Sound

Packing in New Dimensions – a Stage Hits the Road

The last few months have been very intense and full of heavy lifting for the workers at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. This means packing up props, packaging light installations in such a way that they can’t be broken, and wrapping sets so that they aren’t damaged, even when roughly handled. The reason is…
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Get ready! for Prolight + Sound 2018

"I am ready ..." for innovation, creativity, technology, tools, loud and soft tones, lasershows and floating lights. "Get ready" for Prolight + Sound 2018. The first moving image illustrates impressions of products, events, lectures, awards and business meetings at the event of the industry. The following movie already eagerly anticipates four days of shows, highlights, new products, technologies and services for entertainment, integrated systems and creation in Frankfurt. Be inspired by the pictures.

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Tips for the Right Sound Check

Sound plays the most important part with live performances and other musical events. The right sound check forms the foundation for testing how musicians can optimally fill a space with sound. The test will go off without a hitch if you follow these tips. At the beginning, was the sound check... Sure, for a sound…
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These tools are essential for event technicians

Event technicians go above and beyond, connect, program. They’re the brains behind technical conception and realization of events. This job is very diverse and simultaneously demands high dexterity. Four Facts about Event Technicians Event technicians need a great spectrum of skills for their job. What should be particularly appreciated: there’s no single day like another!…
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Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia 2017 offers professional fair tours

The next industry highlight is just around the corner. Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia 2017 will open its doors on September 14 at the ECC Sokolniki in Moscow. There will be professional fair tours offered for professional visitors for the first time. Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia 2017: New Products and a Broad Business and…
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Young Talents: The Winners of Future Talents Project

Fashion that makes sounds and frequencies visible, an innovative measurement method for event spotlights, and a self-composed piece of film music – these are the winners of this year’s annual Future Talents Projects. Among other thing the awardees of the youth talent competition could look forward to a guided tour on Young Talents Day Prolight…
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Prolight + Sound 2018: Get Your Early Bird Special

Although there’s around ten more months until Prolight + Sound 2018, the preparations for the fair are already in full swing. The first exhibitors have already booked their stands in the halls of Messe Frankfurt in the past weeks – and took advantage of an early bird special. Until July 31st exhibitors can book their…
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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,…
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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…
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Mira Wölfel: “Listening Is Essential”

After the fair is before the fair – this is especially true for the employees of Messe Frankfurt. For Mira Wölfel the preparations for next year’s fair have already started while the current Prolight + Sound is still open for visitors and exhibitors. In the following interview, the head of Sales & Planning reports what…
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Five Spectacular Shows at Prolight + Sound 2017

Bright colors, astonishing effects and crazy shows – by now, these three elements have become firm components of Prolight + Sound. Many exhibitors use these presentations to introduce, live and on location, new product developments in the area or event and show industry. This was also the case this year, whether laser show, 3D-projections or…
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More Prolight + Sound in Social Media Channels

Prolight + Sound 2017 has been over for nearly six weeks – the next fair is months away. If you can’t get enough of trends, shows, and innovations, our social media channels are exactly the right place for you. In addition to our blog, these channels are the perfect place to get information, fascinating videos,…
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Exhibition: “Faces Behind The Voices”

We recognize them exactly, and immediately know when they’ve been replaced in movies – the dubbed voices for Hollywood stars like Brad Pitt, Adam Sandler, or Jennifer Lawrence. However, only the fewest know the person behind the voice. Dubbing voice artists usually operate in the background, although they are fundamentally important to the movie´s success…
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Sinus Award Winner: Media Installation from Hilti AG

This year the Sinus – Systems Integration Award 2017 was awarded to the media installation at the Hilti AG headquarters in Liechtenstein. The winners are the Stuttgart-based company Ranger Design (design and general execution), the engineering studio Techniz (media technical planning), the commissioning firm Hilti as well as the participating companies Bellgardt Medientechnik, Madiasens, and…
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Looking for a New (Career) Challenge

You would like to follow a new career path? You have the feeling you’d like to strike out in a new career direction? Of course there are numerous job market formats that are able to provide a wide range of advertisements. But often the media and event industries are only halfheartedly represented. The new Jobmarket…
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Save the Date: Prolight + Sound 2018

After the exhibition is before the exhibition - that is why we want to present you the new date for the next Prolight + Sound: April 10th - 13th 2018! So mark your calenders to save the date. Even better: the planning for the next event has already started und first exhibitors have already shown…
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Moving Pictures: Impressions of Prolight + Sound 2017

Although Prolight + Sound 2017 is finished, exhibitors and visitors can already mark a new date in their calender: Prolight + Sound 2018 will be 10 to 13 April 2018 in Frankfurt.

To shorten the waiting time, you can enjoy some of this year's highlights with our video.