Autumn Session of Interface Festival Edition Prolight + Sound

The Autumn session of Interface Festival Edition Prolight + Sound will take place at the confrence hall 3 on September 13th from 2 PM to 6 PM. The shirt-sleeve meeting will include fascinating discussions, seminars for event managers and technical specialists.

The key topic of upcoming session will be relationships between technical contractors and customers


They will view the subject from different angles and will bring up the following topics:

- Most common mistakes in drafting of technical projects,

- CTO profession - when is necessary and where to get,

- Training programms for organizer-company employees. 

By the end of the session the technical tour around the Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia exposition is planned to be for all participants and listerners. 

Randell Greenlee, Director of Commerce and International Relations at VPLT will hold the seminars within the Festival

Randell Greenlee

- European Standards CEN/TC 433 – Entertainment Technology „Codes of Practice - Part 5: Lifting and Moving Operations in the Event Industry“

This code of practice should provide a set of guidelines for lifting and motion operations related to machinery and machinery installations used in staging and production facilities for events. This document covers the use of machinery employed in the event industry including machinery defined in point j Article 1.2 of Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC): “machinery intended to move performers during artistic performances”. The standard should be under public review at the time of the conference.

 - German Industry Standards: IGVW – Entertainment Technology: SQP5 – Construction and Operation of Mobile Stages and Stage Roofs

This standard was released in April of 2018 and deals with: Administrative Procedures and Authorizations – Notices for Authorities and Planning – Installation and Operation – Action Plan to halt Operation due to Weather Events

The IGVW, Interessensgemeinschaft Veranstaltungswirtschaft is a community of interests representing 12 different associations in the event and live performance sector in Germany. Since the 1990s, the IGVW has been publishing industry standards that are recognized by the German employer's liability insurance agencies (VBG/DGUV) and authorities having jurisdiction.



The Russian Rental Companies Association, Advancing the equipment and event rental community.