Prolight + Sound Shanghai 2017: New zones and enlightening fringe events keep attendees abreast of market dynamics

SHANGHAI, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Prolight + Sound Shanghai, the leading fair for Asia's entertainment and event industry, will return with an enlarged area of 45,000 sqm in four halls. Held from 11 - 14 October 2017 at the Shanghai New Expo Centre, the 15th edition will stage new product zones and technology-oriented events that highlight cutting edge expertise from across the entire entertainment industry.

Less than two months ahead of its opening, the show has already garnered extensive support from some of the industry's biggest names. Participating companies and brands include: Audio-technica, AV Link, AVID, BBS, Beta-3, Concord, DGX, DPA, Eastern Edison, Fidek, Funktion-One, GLP, Great Wall, Harman, HDTZ, KV2 Audio, LD Systems, Maquinas Iberica, Midas, Neutrik, Next-Pro audio, Phonic, Plustruss, Restmoment, SAE, SE Audiotechnik, Soundking, Superlux, Takstar, Tonwel, TW Audio, Voice-Acoustic, VUE, Yamaha and Zsound. Newcomers to the edition also include: Digisynthetic, EM acoustics, ENEWAVE, Lavoce, LYNX, Riedel and Show Tex.

To cope with the industry's ever-evolving demands, the show will introduce two brand new zones this year for AV entertainment solutions and stage machinery. The Recording and Production Zone will also be expanded to accommodate the burgeoning demand in the recording sector.

Recording and Production Zone (Hall N1)

This year, the expanded area will feature more leading international brands, as well as a   comprehensive fringe programme that looks to enhance industry innovations. 

AV Entertainment Solution Zone (Hall N2)

The brand new "AV Entertainment Solution Zone" will showcase a diverse range of entertainment solutions with KTV kiosks, mini theatres, karaoke servers, headphones, speakers and microphones. Cutting-edge technologies in virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and 4D motion seats will also be incorporated to create a cinematic experience for attendees.

Stage Machinery Zone (Hall N4)

To promote the use of more credible and reliable stage products, the Stage Machinery Zone will be launched to house over 20 leading stage machinery brands specialising in truss, electric hoists, curtains and lifts.

During the four-day run is a series of inspiring fringe events to keep attendees informed of the entertainment market:

  • Dante Certification Training
  • VPLT International Audio Training Course
  • Recording Technology Forum
  • National Music Mixing Contest Award & Launching Ceremony
  • Sound Studio @ PLSS
  • Concert Sound Arena

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Media contact: Vicky Fu