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Winner of the SGM talent competition chosen

This year, the New Talents Award, initiated by the SGM, took place for the first time. During the grand finale in Cologne, the three finalists presented their lighting designs, which the developed themselves, to a live audience and the jury. The 16-year-old Vikar Porsson from Iceland was able to win out over his rivals Johannes…
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We want your opinion – Topics for the next A3E

After a successful start in 2018, the conference “Future of Audio + Music Technology” organized by A3E will take place again next year. For anyone from the global music industry who is interested, they offer the chance to get information about current trends and challenges and discuss them together. To ensure that the program is…
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New steel tower from MILOS supports big Berlin events

As in previous years, Berlin celebrated the Day of German Unity with numerous occasions and events. On October 3, 2018, more than 600,000 people from various countries came together at the central locations of German reunification. In keeping with the saying, “Only with you” there was a celebration together – despite rain and strong gusts…
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Back to the Roots of Audio Technology with ISDV and VCA

Prolight + Sound is always about the latest technologies, trends and highlights. In spring 2019, however, visitors at the trade fair will also be able to immerse themselves in the world of line arrays and digital consoles. The profession association of self-employed in the event industry (ISDV) and Vintage Concert Audio Show & Experience (VCA) will be presenting 200 exhibits from concert audio history at their joint stand with the Millennials.

Complete systems for logo and architecture projections outdoors

A laser system has to meet special requirements to project illuminations and logos onto facades at night. Laserworld has now presented the PL-5500RGB Outdoor professional laser system, specially designed for outdoor logo, text and architectural projections. Weatherproof housing, laser frames, animations The complete laser system PL-5500RGB OutdoorRain, wind, and snow – outdoor systems have to…
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VPLT Managing Director Linda Residovic: “For us, the trade fair is considered the most important networking platform”

The Association for Media and Event Technology (VPLT) has been a regular cooperation partner for Prolight + Sound for several years. Above all, the association successfully supports the trade fair in the conception and implementation of the extensive conference and lecture program and, for examples, provides interesting conference ideas. In this interview, Managing Director Linda…
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New Master’s Program in Strategic Live Communication

The strategic planning of trade fairs, the perfect staging of new products as well as other visual concepts for captivating audiences in a completely new way: these are not easy tasks. The so-called live communication is a suitable tool for implementing corporate goals. In the new Master’s program Strategic Live Communication (SLK) at the Technische…
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Mondo*dr Award 2019: Application Phase Started

Creative and outstanding permanent installations will once again be honored with awards at Prolight + Sound 2019. The trade publication mondo*dr will be awarding prizes in seven categories next year. Award for the best entertainment installations With this award, the trade publication aims to honor the achievements of the industry as well as the changing…
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New Trade Fair Hall 12 officially opened

Construction has been taking place over the past two year at the Frankfurt Messe fair grounds - Hall 12 is to become a modern and spacious exhibition space for companies and firms. Following an intensive construction phase, Hall 12 has now been officially opened. This ceremony was attended by 2,000 representatives from the realms of…
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Hog Factor Winner – Wave of Success after Award

Only a few months have passed since Nina Mesitz won the lighting programming competition "Hog Factor" at Prolight + Sound. Together with her team “Status Cue,” the Graz-based trainee was able to win over the jury. In terms of her career, this is an event that has opened many doors for the young Austrian. “You…
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Austrian Audio: “Prolight + Sound as Debut For Our Brand”

Every year at Prolight + Sound the latest products and innovations are presented. But companies also use the industry event to present themselves and their products and services. Austrian Audio was founded just over a year ago and will be taking part in the trade fair as an exhibitor for the first time in 2019.…
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Prolight + Sound 2019: Ticket Sales has Begun

It’s a highlight every year: the leading trade fair for event technology in Frankfurt. Prolight + Sound has been attracting the event industry the trade fair city of Frankfurt since 2001. Innovations, talks by specialist, and impressive shows will be presented here in 2019 as well. Whoever doesn’t want to miss out on this industry…
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Sinus Award 2019 – Project Submissions Now Open

The registration deadline has been announced! Companies and professionals from the event industry can now apply for the “Sinus - Systems Integration Award 2019.” Visionary projects in the field of audiovisual communication can be submitted until November 18, 2018. For almost fifteen years now, this award has been an important sign of recognition for the…
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New Platform: book a DJ at Discjockey.de

Events have a special charm when the music in the background isn’t coming from an MP3 player, but a live DJ instead. Yet finding the right DJ isn’t always easy. To help you simplify the choice of DJs, the Berufsverband Discjockey e.V.(BVD e.V.) created a site, discjockey.de, where DJs can be found and booked. DJ…
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Neumann.Berlin Releases Anniversary Bundle

Together with Sennheiser, George Neumann, the world’s leading producer of studio microphones, is releasing a special bundle to celebrate its 90 years of existence: the microphone system evolution wireless ew 500 G4 is currently available with the Neumann true condenser capsule KK 205. The capsule heads were previously reserved for the Sennheiser 2000, 6000 and…
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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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Opus Award 2019 – Apply Now for the German Stage Prize

In addition to innovative products, presentations by international industry experts and networking, the award ceremonies are an important part of Prolight + Sound. The Opus - German Stage Award has been one of the most important awards in the industry since 2002. In order to honor original projects, productions and creative minds in the area…
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