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Interview with Lerisson Vincent – Opus Award winner 2019

In the category "Tour-Lighting Design" the Opus 2019 goes to Vincent Lerisson (alias Lewis) for the extraordinary and variable lighting design of the "Woman Worldwide" Tour of the French electric band "Justice". Lerisson is a permanent member of the band as a lighting designer. We interviewed the "third band member" about the success. 1.You are…

Program Highlights for Audio Professionals

Visitors from the professional audio sector can look forward to numerous new highlights and product innovations. The Messe Frankfurt is fulfilling a central wish of exhibitors and visitors by presenting the entire product range from “Audio, Sound + Recording” in Hall 8.0, the largest ground-level hall area on the exhibition grounds. This brings together all…

Opus Award 2019: Winners have been announced!

The "Opus – German Stage Prize" will be awarded once again this year to two projects: In the category "Theatre - artistic and technical realization," Opus awards the innovative stage play "Die Parallelwelt" (The Parallel Word). The winning project in the "Tour - Lighting Design" category is the "Woman Worldwide Tour" by the French band…

PA Systems and Line Array Systems in practical situations

The open-air grounds at Prolight + Sound have always been an attraction for sound lovers. Huge sound systems sound the visitors of the trade fair under practical conditions. The Outdoor Live Sound arenas traditionally belong to Prolight + Sound. On the F10 and F12 open-air exhibition grounds of Messe Frankfurt, large stage structures are set…

Sinus Award 2019: Winners have been announced

In addition to promoting young talent and networking, every year Prolight + Sound also features special talents from the fields of live entertainment and system integration. Of course, the mothers of all awards: Sinus and OPUS Award must not go unmentioned. The winners of the first award have recently been announced: EUMETSAT's Mission Control Center…

Extensive Program for DJs

As one of the largest trade fairs in the event industry, Prolight + Sound is increasingly interesting for DJs. Once again, this year the fair has plenty to offer disc jockeys – from specialized lectures to equipment and festivals. DJCON in Halle 4.0 Saal Europa Cassey Doreen at DJCon during Prolight + Sound 2017 With…

I-ESC Presents New Format

The International Event Safety Conference (I-ESC) is one of the traditional conferences at Prolight + Sound and this year is presenting a new format. For the first time ever, the entire event will take place bilingually. Space for discussion and networking The I-ESC provides international speakers for event security space to discuss current industry security…

A Look Behind the Scenes: Guided Tours at Prolight + Sound

These tours are among the highlights of the trade fair, and not only for school classes and young technicians in the live entertainment and live entertainment sector: the guided tours at Prolight + Sound. Initiated by EVENT PARTNER, these guided tours are available for interested participants at the fair. Once again, this year the guided…

Immersive Technologies in Kunstkraftwerk Leipzig

As last year, immersive technologies will also be a major component of Prolight + Sound in 2019. The aim is transporting the audience into seemingly completely new worlds with the help of technical solutions. This feeling is also conveyed by the Kunstkraftwerk in Leipzig with its new exhibition on Renaissance art Renaissance in the 21st…

New Highlight: “Insider” Special Offer

In 2019 visitiors at Prolight + Sound have something extra to look forward to: Messe Frankfurt has launched the “Insider” benefits program. Personal support on site This program offers dealers and purchasing decision-makers from the fields of music and event management not only personal on-site support, but also free admission to all four days of…

New at Prolight + Sound 2019: the Circle Stages

In the middle of things, live and up close: these are some of the central charateristics of Prolight + Sound. Trade visitors should not only look at new products in a similar way to in a museum, they should also get a feeling for sound, light or other effects that are so important in the…

Focus on young talent: Future Talents Day

For many years now, Prolight + Sound has focused strongly on the talents of tomorrow. Whether networking with experts, exchanging ideas with exhibitors or gaining insights into the latest trends in the event industry, a visit to Prolight + Sound provides young people with an all-round view. Especially the Future Talents Day and the Futura…

A Glimpse Behind The Scenes: Catering For Exhibitors

A day at Prolight + Sound is not only full of impressions, it also makes you hungry. Exhibitors therefore have the opportunity to take advantage of accente’s catering service to give themselves or visitors a little refreshment. Ilka Roßmann, Head of Catering at Accente Gastronomie Service GmbH, will be there to give exhibitors advice. 1.…

d&b audiotechnik presents new KSL system

The German firm d&b audiotechnik will present its newly developed KSL system to a wider audience at the end of January. The new system is a high-quality addition to the SL series, which enriches the line array family. The little brother of GSL The innovative KSL system is the multifaceted little brother of GSL. The…

Find Suitable Specialists Easily on the VPLT Job Market

In cooperation with Prolight + Sound, the Association for Media and Event Technology launched the "VPLT JOBmarket" a year ago. Since then, employers and specialists from the media and event industry have been brought together here. One of the platform’s big advantages is that it not only offers vacancies on the German job market, it…

Prolight + Sound And Musikmesse Wish You a Merry Christmas

Christmas madness? The Prolight + Sound and Musikmesse teams are already in the middle of preparing for the upcoming fairs, even in the middle of the hustle and bustle in the Christmas season. Exhibitor questions, stand bookings, press enquiries – all of these have to be coordinated before Christmas. However, there is still a little time reflection.


The period leading up to Christmas is also the time for looking back and taking stock. Once again: here are the highlights of Prolight + Sound 2018, to shorten the wait until April.