Nashville, TN (December 26, 2013)—New exhibitors and seminar speakers have been confirmed for PLASA Focus: Nashville 2014, scheduled for February 18 and 19, 2014 at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium.
The latest exhibitors to sign up include: AC Lighting, Apollo Design Technology, Doug Fleenor Design, ETC, LSC America, Philips Entertainment Lighting, Show Sage and Link. They will share the show floor with Aeson, ETC, Bandit Lites, Group One, Chauvet Professional, Lightronics, Elation Professional, Creative Stage Lighting, and Applied Electronics.
Three new sessions have been added to the PLASA Focus: Nashville 2014 Professional Development Program, a two-day program of free educational seminars and workshops running alongside the event.
Ben Jumper, the owner of Soundcheck, will present ‘After the Flood’ on Tuesday, February 18 at 9 a.m., discussing how the live event production community pulled together following the horrible flooding in Nashville in 2010.
Industry veterans Eric Elwell and Chris Sullivan will present ‘A Tale of Two Audio Engineers’ on Wednesday, February 18 at 2 p.m. Between them, Elwell and Sullivan have done it all, from front of house engineering, to studio support, to designing and installing systems, and over the years they have mixed many artists, including Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Steven Curtis Chapman, Point of Grace, and Willie Nelson. Using real-life examples ,they will explain why the little things are important if you want to have a successful career as an audio engineer.
Representatives from the Event Safety Alliance (ESA) will present ‘Getting Home Safely’ on Wednesday, February 19 at 2 p.m. The ESA is a not-for-profit trade organization committed to ensuring that life safety becomes and remains the number one consideration when producing and staging live events. Directors Charlie Hernandez and Stuart Ross will discuss the development of the newly-released Event Safety Guide and how you can help make safety a top priority.
Visitors need to register online for their free tickets in order to sign up for the sessions they wish to attend – seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional sessions will be added to the program in the coming weeks.