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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.…
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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…
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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…
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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.

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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.

Immersive Multimedia Show Brings Roman Colosseum to Life

This summer the Canadian media arts company Graphis Emotions and the Italian company Electa Editore brought the legendary Colosseum in Rome to life with an immersive multimedia production. “Sangue e Arena: the Show” ran from May to October 2018 and will take place annually at the Colosseum in the future. Multimediale show takes visitors back…
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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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