Supporting the industry on the road to recovery – Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2020 concludes successfully
Quality buyers and new business opportunities; amid a challenging global business environment and pandemic prevention and control measures in China, these were the key ingredients that exhibitors were pleased to find at Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2020 (PLSG), which gathered a total of 41,556 visitors and 677 exhibitors for its 18th edition at the China Import and Export Fair Complex. Concluding on 24 August, the event was the first major industry trade fair of its kind to return in China following the COVID-19 outbreak, providing an effective and high quality business platform for professionals in the entertainment, media and AV industry to reconnect, rebuild and network.
The first pro lighting and audio trade fair to return to business in China: Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2020 opens on 21 August
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou (PLSG), the only major international trade fair for the entertainment industry in 2020 kicks off for four days of business on 21 August at the China Import and Export Fair Complex. The organisers, Messe Frankfurt and the Guangdong International Science and Technology Exhibition Company, have put all of the necessary safety precautions in place to provide a safe and effective business platform for the industry. Participants will be able to reconnect with industry peers and explore sourcing and networking opportunities to help the industry reboot. 677 exhibitors will utilise 80,000 sqm across eight halls. The fair will also provide enhanced services including online participation to facilitate interactions between buyers and exhibitors. Furthermore, over 40 seminars, forums and product demonstrations will be featured concurrently, highlighting the latest industry knowledge in the entertainment, media and AV sectors.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou to leverage its fringe events and online platforms to support industry recovery
The weeks are counting down before the rescheduled 2020 edition of Prolight + Sound Guangzhou (PLSG) opens its doors from 21 – 24 August. Following a challenging start to the year, industry stakeholders are searching for new channels to stimulate their businesses. With this in mind, the organisers of PLSG have been exploring novel ways of bringing the industry together, both offline and online.
The 18th edition of Prolight + Sound Guangzhou rescheduled to 21 – 24 August 2020
In recent months China has taken a range of steps to successfully curb the COVID-19 outbreak. In view of the improving domestic situation, the Guangzhou Municipal People’s Government is encouraging the gradual resumption of business. Accordingly, the organisers of Prolight + Sound Guangzhou (PLSG) 2020 have announced new show dates. The previously postponed show will be held from 21 – 24 August 2020 in Areas A & B of the China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2020 postponed
To support the government’s efforts in controlling the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, the Prolight + Sound Guangzhou organisers have decided to postpone the 2020 fair, originally scheduled to be held on 19 – 22 February at Area A & B China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou. The new show dates will be further announced by the show's organisers Messe Frankfurt and Guangdong International Science & Technology Exhibition Company (STE).
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2020 highlights digitalisation and the rising female force in the industry
The 2020 edition of Prolight + Sound Guangzhou (PLSG) is approaching rapidly. With six weeks to go until opening day, the organiser is ready to publish this year’s fringe programme. From 19 to 22 February, a well-designed string of events will appeal to both newcomers and experienced professionals. This combination of courses and workshops will reflect the show’s comprehensive approach to educating industry professionals. It will cover technical trainings and innovative topics on digitalisation, system integration and future technologies, next to a set of events that will focus on the female professionals creating impact in the current industry landscape. With the ‘Tech meets culture’ highlight, PLSG will underline the growing importance of synergy between the cultural and technical sectors in the entertainment industry. Visitors will be able to experience this synergy through a series of interactive, digital concepts in the new Digital Media Lab.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou reveals 2020 roadmap at annual gala dinner
As a long-standing tradition and a token of gratitude, the night of 16 December was reserved for the Prolight + Sound Guangzhou (PLSG) annual gala dinner. About 600 exhibitors, supporting associations and media were cordially invited to the Westin Pazhou Hotel in Guangzhou to connect and enjoy the evening together. The organisers took the opportunity to announce the ground plan of the 16 halls and the highlights of this year’s fair, and also to go into detail about the ‘First International 3D Visual Lighting Competition’ that will take place during the show.
PLSG2020 highlights digital trends and extends product range
Dedicated to providing the global entertainment industry with invaluable opportunities for business networking and technology-oriented education, Prolight + Sound Guangzhou (PLSG) will take place from 19 to 22 February at Area A and B of the China Import and Export Fair Complex. Over 1,500 exhibitors will gather on the fairground to showcase an extended and versatile product range, covering audio, lighting, theatre and stage technology, AV media technology, communication and systems integration. Visitors will be able to source and discover products and technologies in 16 themed halls, while submerging themselves in innovative and creative AV concepts. With the introduction of the Digital Media Lab, PLSG recognises the importance of new formats in light, sound, visuals and art for audiences, and the need for a close collaboration between the cultural and technological players of the entertainment industry associated with that development.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou continues to expand in scale, reflecting current market trends
To respond to the transformation in China’s growing entertainment market, towards digitisation and systematisation, the 2020 edition of Prolight + Sound Guangzhou (PLSG) will start off the year with an extension of the exhibition area and a new hall arrangement. The fair will contain more show content and an enhanced technological level in the entire product range. This year’s edition will also offer a more elaborate seminar programme to inspire participants and allow them to boost their knowledge about specific industry know-how. Spreading over 15 exhibition halls, PLSG will gather more than 1,500 exhibitors at Area A & B of the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou from 19 to 22 February 2020.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2019 concludes with record high participant figures
As the curtain fell on Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2019 (PLSG), show organisers announced a new record of 1,353 exhibitors who flocked to the annual event from 25 countries and regions, along with 81,154 professional visitors (7% up) from the entire professional lighting, audio, event management, stage design, system integration and AV technology industry chain. Combined with an overall exhibition area of over 130,000 sqm, this marks the largest ever edition of PLSG to date.
In the spotlight: Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2019 to boast international brands, buyers and businesses
This Sunday, China’s first professional lighting and audio industry fair of the year, Prolight + Sound Guangzhou (PLSG), will gather 1,353 exhibitors and trade visitors from around the world, across four days of business. The upcoming show will offer unparalleled sourcing and networking opportunities in education, information and technology exchange across the entertainment, event, stage design and integration sectors at the China Import and Export Fair Complex.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2019 unlocks industry trends in advanced fringe programme and star speakers
China’s much-touted industry platform Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2019 (PLSG) will take place from 24 – 27 February 2019 at Area A of China Import and Export Fair Complex. The variety of activities continues to make the fair a more exciting platform in education, information and technology exchange, nourishing visitors across the entertainment, event, stage design and integration sectors.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2019 to inculcate full solutions for the entertainment industry as hall space sells out
This year’s edition of Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2019 (PLSG) will broaden buyers’ sourcing options by featuring 1,350 exhibitors across 13 thematic halls and in the Y-Channel demonstration area. The highly anticipated show will take place from 24 – 27 February 2019 at Area A of China Import and Export Fair Complex.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou achieves sustainable growth amidst a dynamic industry shift
With 1,300 exhibitors and 75,993 professional buyers and industry players worldwide attending the show’s most recent edition, Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2019 (PLSG) is set to be yet another phenomenal industry event to kickstart the year in Asia. There are less than five months to go, and close to 80% of available space has already been booked.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018: standing out from the crowd for audio and visual integration
Last week, Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018 presented the world’s audio and lighting industries with largest edition in its history, after a total of 75,993 visitors (+2.7%) flocked to Area A of the China Import and Export Fair Complex for the four-day event.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou opens on 10 May with record-breaking exhibitor participation and association support
This week, Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018 will welcome 1,300 exhibitors from 25 countries and regions, a 4% increase on its previous edition.
PLSG Annual Training Course offers global perspectives on live event production and industry developments
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018 will welcome uprising talents with a series of top level industry seminars during next month’s show. The concurrent fringe programme will feature the highly anticipated signature PLSG Annual Training Course.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou fringe programme to facilitate industry development and converge talent
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018 will continue to uphold its philosophy of attracting technology pioneers to share their industry insights this year, with a series of concurrent activities exploring technical advancements and solutions in the cultural, entertainment and broadcasting area.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018 gala dinner concluded with success
The Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018 gala dinner was held on 18 January at the Westin Pazhou Hotel in Guangzhou, as a token of appreciation for the unwavering support of industry peers to the show’s upcoming 16th edition.
15th year of Prolight + Sound Guangzhou biggest edition to date, past records shattered with 8.1% surge in visitor attendance
Held from 22 – 25 February 2017 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, the 15th anniversary of Prolight + Sound Guangzhou surpassed industry expectations with a shattering attendance of 73,986 visitors, marking an 8.1% increase from 2016.
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou’s 15th edition garners extensive support from 1,250 worldwide exhibitors
Teeming with much enthusiasm, Prolight + Sound Guangzhou will open from 22 – 25 February 2017 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex.
Integrated fringe programme highlights the best of industry knowledge and expertise
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou, one of the most anticipated shows of the year for the pro audio and lighting community in China, is set to open its doors from 22 – 25 February 2017 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou.
International key brands eager to explore market potentials in China
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2017, the prominent trade fair for the pro audio and lighting industry in China, is fully booked three months prior to its opening from 22 – 25 February 2017 at Area A of the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou.
2017 marks Prolight + Sound Guangzhou’s 15th anniversary
Starting from its first edition in 2003 to celebrating the 15th anniversary in 2017, Prolight + Sound Guangzhou has successfully transformed from a regional to an international business platform for the pro audio and lighting industry through the strategic partnership formed between Messe Frankfurt and the Guangdong International Science and Technology Exhibition Company (STE) four years ago.