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Press Release Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia. August 2018

Aug 15, 2018

Rapid growth of the exposition – an additional pavilion is open

Fringe program of the fair -  even more practical cases, ready sollutions and educational programs

Less than a month left till the leading event in the industry of professional sound, lighting an stage equipment, multimedia technologies and installations in Russia – Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia 2018. For the seventh time the organizers will bring together the leading manufacturers and brands of professional stage equipment in “Sokolniki” Exhibition and Convention Centre. The exponents are goinf to present new models of sound and lighting equipment, as well as installations and ready-made solutions for various objects.

The exhibition exposition increased by more than 30%, over 100 companies from 9 countries confirmed their participation. Due to a great growth of exhibitors, the organizers launched new pavilions 3 and 4.1. The exhibition will take 4 pavilions:

· Pavilion 3 – Live Sound Demonstartion Hall;
· Pavilion 4 – professional lighting and sound equipment, stage constructions, rigging;
· Pavilion 4.1 – exposition of the fair;
· Pavilion 4.2 – fringe program zone, coference halls;
· Festival square – Concert Sound Demonstartion.

Among the exhibitors there are a lot of loyal companies: OKNO-AUDIO, Asia Music, Show Atelier, Pro Audio and Lighting Systems, MixArt, Contactica and other. Some of the companies returned to the exhibition after a long break – Imlight, Next Hi-Fi, Laser World. And also the are the companies who joined the fair for the firat time: Gala Systems, Epson, Shure, Highlight International, EDS and other.

 An important feature of the exhibition this year will be the emphasis in favor of integrations and ready solutions and projection equipment for various kinds of objects: theaters, concert halls, sports facilities and other structures. AV Stumpfl, CTC Capital, Panasonic, Intmedia, Epson, Best Vision, LTM, MD Technology, LPD Technology and others will fully open these theme. The list of exhibitors is already available on website.

One of the big premier of fringe program this year will be Prolight + Sound NAMM Forum. This is a huge intensive project, where each day of it is united by one theme:

September 13 – Projectors, Education and business;
September 14 – Audio and Lighting equipment;
September 15 – Projects, complex sollutions. Riggings, stage mechanics.

Within three days, leading brands, experts and industry experts will share their experience, analyze practical cases and discuss actual issues.

Besides, one more loud premier of the fair is Live Sound Demonstration of Acoustic Systems in pavilion 3. This will be a good addition to Concert Sound Demonstration at Festival Square of Sokolnili park (the partner of line arrays demonstartion stage is MF Group). The list of participants and description of acoustic systems will be available on the website.

New demonstration point where lighting equipment, consoles and controllers, projectors, truss systems and other equipment could be tested will be organized for the first time on the venue. The “Black Hall” supported by StroyCircus company.

In addition, from 13 to 15 of September will be held Theatre Forum which is already became a traditional event in the frames of fringe program. This year the Forum will be dedicate to theatre technologies, projection and installations for theatres. Theatre Forum will gather at one place suppliers and producers of equipment and representetives of theaters.

28 regional theatres have already proved their participation as well as Deligation of Ministry of Culture of Republic of Crimea. B2B meetings which had a great success last year will be organized once again in the frames of Theatre Forum. Representatives of theatres could join the technical tours around the exposition. 

Research Institute of Building Physics will present the set of rules “Social buildings. Rules of acoustic projection”.

Technical tours for sound engineers, lighting designers and event organisations will by held by top curators – Dmitriy Sukhin sound engineer, David Misakyan lighting designer, production company Max’n’Max.

NAMM Musikmesse Russia, the international fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production and music business connections will be held in parallel with Prolight + Sound NAMM 2018. It will gather together professional and amateur musicians, wholesale companies, retailers, manufacturers of musical instruments, producers, composers, concert and show organizers, event management agencies and other categories of visitors.

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Other Prolight + Sound fairs worldwide:

Prolight + Sound, 2 to 5 April 2019, Frankfurt, Germany
Prolight + Sound Guangzhou, 24 to 27 April 2019, Guangzhou, China
Prolight + Sound Middle East, 23 to 25 September 2018, Dubai, Middle East
Prolight + Sound Shanghai, China, 10 to 13 October 2018, Shanghai, China

Other NAMM shows worldwide

Summer NAMM, 18 to 20 July 2019, Nashville, Tennessee
The NAMM Show, 24 to 27 January 2019, Anaheim, California