Prolight + Sound Shanghai 2017 returns in October

Staff Writer

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Photos courtesy of Messe Frankfurt / Prolight + Sound Shanghai

The leading pro audio and lighting exhibition, Prolight + Sound Shanghai 2017, will be held from Oct 11-14 across halls N1 to N4 of the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, China.

This year, the fringe programme will focus on technical training and highlight also the importance of information exchange, along with engaging programme of technology-oriented workshops and interactive demonstrations for the entertainment industry.

Over four days, professional delegates can expect to view latest advancements and ground breaking concepts in 3D audio, acoustics technology, AoIP, studio recording, sound systems, lighting and visual designs, as well as event safety. Each of these will offer unique insights into the dynamic world of entertainment technology.

The trade fair will consist of a wide array of curated programmes such as: the new Dante Certification Training @ Shanghai, the 8th National Music Mixing Contest Award & Launching Ceremony / Recording Technology Forum to promote creative talent and cultivate exchanges in sound production, VPLT International Audio Training Course – 3D Audio, jointly organised with the German Entertainment Technology Association, Hands on Rigging Workshop will demonstrate practical rigging techniques and safety measures during live events, and Shanghai International Film and Television Technology Forum – Sound (IFTT) will feature a series of technology-oriented seminars for recording and production in the film, television and broadcast. 

In addition to the programme line-up, the Concert Sound Arena will be held from Oct 11 – 14, spanning two demonstration areas. Dedicated to international and local audio brands respectively, the outdoor line array will showcase state-of-the-art audio systems from 19 brands, forming one of the largest outdoor showcases in Asia. 

International participating companies include EM Acoustics, ENEWAVE, KV2, LYNX, NEXT, SE Audiotechnik, TW Audio and Verity. Local participating brands include CPL, CVR, DMX, Fidek, Magnetic, QANON, TASSO, Vatasa Audio, YME, ZMS Audio and ZSOUND. 

Catch also the Sound Studio @ PLSS to experience cutting-edge sound technologies available in the market. Newcomers this year include AEA, AMS Neve, Audient, Avid, BAE, Charter Oak, Coleman Audio, Dynaudio, FLEA, GML, Great River, Heritage, Kemper, Latch Lake, MAAG, Melo, Midi Plus, NOS, Phoenix, Teqeler, Ultimate Ears and Wunder.

Vision X Network invites visitors to interact with leading industry players and acquire the latest development in top-notch pro audio, stage and lighting, as well as new media technology.

Prolight + Sound Shanghai 2017 is proudly organised by Messe Frankfurt and Shanghai INTEX, and is a brand event of the annual Prolight + Sound exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany.

For more information about the Shanghai show, please visit, and for Prolight + Sound fairs.

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