PLASA Show, now 39 years old, is the annual exhibition that connects the international live entertainment technology industry and ranks as one of the premier shows of its kind. It presents ground breaking technology and exciting new launches by the world's greatest designers and engineers to an international audience of pro audio, lighting, broadcast, AV and stage technology experts.


AUDIO AND AV
11:00 - 12:00
Good Sound – What is it, and how can we get it right?
Simon Bishop, sound recordist, and Chairman of the IPS, discusses what is good, and bad, sound. How do we ensure that the sound is good, ...
 Chairman,
 Institute of Professional Sound
12:30 - 13:30
Access and Inclusivity for Design and Technical Teams
Since the Equality Act came into effect in 2010, theatres have been required to make reasonable alterations to their buildings to ensure access by disabled ...
14:00 - 14:45
Is It Time To Say Goodbye To Analogue?
Jon, who is well known for his attachment to his trusty XL3, discusses what role, if any, analogue still has to play in the live ...
 Soulsound
15:15 - 16:00
Pin the Mic on the Actor
A practical demonstration of wireless mic dressing - how to hide them, dress them, colour them. Long hair, short hair, glasses, hats, wigs, ...
 Association of Sound Designers
16:15 - 17:15
AV Installation Strategy for Venue Owners
James Gosney and Emma Bigg talk about the important questions to ask when designing an Audio Visual Installation. They will take you through the necessary ...
 Director,
 Octavius RE
 Head of Sound,
 Stage Electrics
LIGHTING AND STAGING
11:30 - 12:30
Apprenticeships - A new approach to employer-led schemes
A number of employers in the live events sector have been working together under the Apprenticeship Trailblazer programme to develop new apprenticeships. Apprenticeships for technicians ...
 General Manager,
 Production Services Association
13:00 - 13:45
RC4Wireless Presents A Life Untethered: Wireless DMX, Dimming, and Motion for Props, Costumes and Scenery
Wireless DMX has become ubiquitous from London’s West End to Broadway, and all points inbetween. Since 1989, RC4Wireless has been the leader in innovative solutions ...
 Director,
 Lamp and Pencil
 Sales Director,
 RC4 Wireless
14:00 - 17:00
Riggers' Forum
This year the Riggers’ Forum is being held at 2pm on the 18th September at Olympia before the 2016 Rigging Conference on the 19th September.
...
14:00 - 15:30
Inventing The Future: The Story of the National Theatre’s Lightboard
For the opening of Britain’s National Theatre in 1976, theatre consultant Richard Pilbrow specified a new kind of lighting control, capable of dealing with 800 ...
16:00 - 17:00
Broadcasting the Live Stage Picture
Lighting for live performance is created for the audience at the event. Increasingly, shows and events are being broadcast live or recorded for future ...
TRAINING AND TUITION
10:30 - 11:45
Avolites Titan v10 - session 1
Titan v10 packs in over 30 powerful new features including a fully integrated 3D Capture visualiser, Resizable workspace windows, Halo, Intensity Grid window, Web API ...
11:45 - 13:00
MA Lighting dot2 Lighting Console Training - session 1 - FULLY BOOKED - please visit K32 to ask about availability
This free-to-attend 75 minute training session will provide delegates with an overview of all the features of the new MA Lighting dot2 compact lighting console ...
 Ambersphere Solutions
 Ambersphere Solutions
13:00 - 14:15
Ai v9.1.
We will demonstrate the latest version of Ai, version 9.1 as well as providing an overview of some of the forthcoming features in AI 10. ...
14:15 - 15:30
MA Lighting dot2 Lighting Console Training - session 2 - FULLY BOOKED - please visit K32 to ask about availability
This free-to-attend 75 minute training session will provide delegates with an overview of all the features of the new MA Lighting dot2 compact lighting console ...
 Ambersphere Solutions
 Ambersphere Solutions
15:30 - 16:45
Avolites Titan v10 - session 2 - please enquire on stand K52 for availability
Titan v10 packs in over 30 powerful new features including a fully integrated 3D Capture visualiser, Resizable workspace windows, Halo, Intensity Grid window, Web API ...
16:45 - 18:00
MA Lighting dot2 Lighting Console Training - session 3 - FULLY BOOKED - please visit K32 to ask about availability
This free-to-attend 75 minute training session will provide delegates with an overview of all the features of the new MA Lighting dot2 compact lighting console ...
 Ambersphere Solutions
 Ambersphere Solutions

2016 Brands