Austin, TX (January 11, 2012)—PLASA Focus: Austin 2012 is gearing up to make its debut next month, having added new exhibitors and confirmed a sizable seminar program aimed to create a buzz around PLASA’s first U.S.-based event.
Texas entertainment technology guru Richard Cadena comments: “I have been overwhelmed by the wide range of reasons to visit PLASA Focus: Austin 2012. In addition to the world-class lineup of manufacturers and new products, the side-shows will undoubtedly make this a memorable first event for Texas.”
While new audio, staging, lighting and AV products will top the show floor agenda, The Professional Development Program will see educational sessions from PLASA’s partners in the event: The Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas, The Broadway Green Alliance, Austin City Limits Live, The Production Equipment Rental Group, and the Long Centre for the Performing Arts, among others.
Additionally, PLASA has added a range of new exhibitors, which include fog, haze, fire and pyro specialists Ultratec Special Effects; loudspeaker manufacturer d&b audiotechnik; lighting accessories specialist City Theatrical; connectivity company Link; staging, lighting and support systems manufacturers Tomcat, and distributors of stage, studio and event lighting, accessories and consumables, A.C Lighting.
Matthew Griffiths, CEO of PLASA, comments: “The response to the show has already been extraordinary. We hope this underlines the power of PLASA Events to bridge product and market sectors, connect people and deliver a comprehensive mix of business and networking opportunities in a way that no other event organizer can.”
Entry to PLASA Focus: Austin 2012 is free: visitors must register via the website at www.plasafocus.com/austin. With 50-plus exhibitors, two days of free sessions and free refreshments provided, the event is expected to make a splash.
PLASA Focus: Austin 2012