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“Save The Summer”: Festival-Feeling With Megaforce

Summer, sun, festivals ... unfortunately there is no such thing this year. All big festivals had to be cancelled due to the Corona crisis - a bitter loss for bands, fans and organizers. Megaforce sets a statement and wants to "Save the summer". The specialist for stage construction, event construction and special constructions, initiates the…
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Prolight + Sound Sets The Course For 2021

Following the cancellation of the 25th anniversary edition, Prolight + Sound and the sector are now looking ahead to 2021, a key year for the events sector. Prolight + Sound would like to contribute to stimulate the buying power in this badly hit sector and restore it to its former strength. Large parts of the…
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Osram: “Conversion from an incandescent lamp manufacturer to a high-tech photonics company”

100 years of innovation from the incandescent lamp to the modern LED presented in a multimedia infotainment world. This is the "World of Light" from Osram. For the installation of this multifunctional exhibition, the high-tech photonics company, Osram, has received the Sinus Award. Mark Zwerner, Global Head of Events, Fairs, Special Projects, Strategic Partnerships and…
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Listening Pleasure: The New ProAudio Section

It is said that the wheel does not have to be reinvented. But sometimes it is not so bad to give the wheel a new polish. To mark its 25th anniversary, Prolight + Sound continues to develop and is more strongly divided into the ProStage, ProLight, ProDJ and ProAudio segments. This will consolidate the individual…
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Opus Winner 2020: Italian Opera Work Rigoletto

The 2020 Opus winner has been enchanting since the 2019 season with one of the most popular Italian works. Rigoletto is a breathtaking performance on the Bregenz lake stage, redefining the boundaries of what is possible. The production by Munich director Philipp Stölzl was rightly awarded the Opus - German Stage Prize 2020. At Opus…
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Application Process For mondo*dr Awards 2020 Started

As part of Prolight+Sound 2020, the doors to the mondo*dr Awards will open for the fourth time on March, 31st. The award of the mondo*dr magazine honours the best installation projects worldwide. The award is presented in nine categories. Who can participate? From manufacturers to dealers, from installers to lighting designers, from architects to acousticians,…
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Verity Studios – Drones For The Right Show Moments

They are small, colourful and fly elegantly in Hall 12.1 - at Verity Studios visitors can still experience the small drones in action at Prolight + Sound 2019. The small air projectiles will not only shine in different colours, but some will also be given their own look to set the right accents at shows. In an interview with Katie Cullen Montgomerie, Marketing and Communications Manager, we learn how drones can already be an important component for fascinating effects today... Why don't you stop by the stand at the drones show in Hall 12.1 C82 at 1 p.m., 2.30 p.m. and 4 p.m. today.

Ready & Set – Last Preparations At The Fair

The craftsmen and stand builders are still busy working so that everything is ready for the start of Prolight + Sound 2019. At 10 a.m. on Tuesday the gates of Messe Franlfurt will open. By then the last lifting platforms have disappeared, all the lights and LEDs have been installed and the carpets have been…
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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…
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Young Talent Wanted at SGM New Talents Award

Presenting your own light show to a large audience? Now this is possible for young lighting designers at the 1st SGM New Talent Award. For the first time, the successful provider of professional lighting technology, SGM Germany, is looking for the most creative and best young talents in event lighting design. Winners selected by four-person…
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Swiss Light Distributor EMC opens Showroom

The Swiss Light distributor and general importor Electric Claudio Merlo (ECM) has successfully opened its new location for showroom and training. Around one hundred people experienced product presentations, talks, and an entertainment program at the “open house” premiere in September. Central location for light experts With the new showroom, the Swiss lighting scene receives a…
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World Premiere: ClayPaky Presents ZAC-EYE

World premieres are at the Prolight + Sound again and again. The Italian company ClayPaky had several new items in its luggage - and an impressive show. On the one hand, the stage and event lighting manufacturer presented its ZAC-EYE, an automatic lighting tracking system. On the other hand, the new Axcor 300 series was presented, which includes three LED headlights.
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Evening of Winners: PIPA, MIPA, Opus and Sinus Awards

It has become a fond tradition: the award show ceremony for the PIPA, MIPA, Opus and Sinus Awards. As in years past, the nominees and winners assemble in the Europe Room to honor the most innovative and impressive products and shows together. Award ceremony under the auspices of the music media publisher Opus-Award-Winner Friedrichstadt-PalastIt’s not…
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