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Live Design Online



Live Design is the must-read creative and technical resource for live entertainment professionals in lighting, sound, staging, and projection. Live Design provides designers, programmers, and technicians with tips and trends, news and reviews of the latest gear, reports from the field, and industry viewpoint and commentary. From concerts to theatre, houses of worship to clubs, theme parks to corporate events, Live Design is the leading digital resource for live event production technology, featuring new online content daily here at, daily e-newsletters, and a monthly interactive digital magazine that is available for iOS and Android devices.   


Other properties that are part of the Live Design franchise include:

LDI Tradeshow

Since 1988, Live Design International (LDI) has been the leading tradeshow and conference for live design professionals from all around the globe. Attendees come to LDI to see the latest gear in action, refresh their knowledge, and replenish their creativity. It is a great opportunity to provide live demos and the opportunity for face-to-face discussions about your cutting edge gear. For more information, visit


Live Design Events

Live Design’s access to the industry’s top designers and artisans allows us to provide a combination of aesthetic, technical, and practical training, allowing you to target your audience, and maximizing your reach, both in live events and virtual webcasts.

In addition to LDI, Live Design has produced over a decade of master classes, in such disciplines as lighting, sound, and projection for Broadway, concerts, Electronic Dance Music, and other areas of the entertainment design and technology industry. Our roster of speakers comprises an A-list of who’s who in the industry, with dozens upon dozens of top designers, programmers, experts and thought leaders.


Frequently Asked Questions


Where can I find advertising and sponsorship information?

Our advertising section is located here:

For more information on Live Design and LDI digital advertising, please contact:

Joanne Zola

Digital Sales Manager

Phone: +1.415.310.2802


Who do I contact about exhibiting or sponsoring LDI?

Kelly Turner

Sales Manager

Phone: +1.415.455.8305

Fax: +1.913.514.3817

Companies headquartered in Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific Rim countries, and the following states: AZ, AR, CA, CO, ID, IA, KS, LA, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, OR, ND, OK, SD, TX, UT, WA, WY

Kevin McGhee

Sales Manager

Phone: +1.347.501.1227

Fax: +1.913.514.7590

Companies headquartered in Canada, Latin America, and the following states: AL, CT, DE, GA, FL, IL, IN, KY, ME, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV



Who do I contact about the Live Design education or conference offerings?

Please contact Creative & Conference Director, Ellen Lampert-Greaux.


Who do I contact about getting a press release published on the website?

Live Design has a section on its website called The Briefing Room, which allows PR people to upload press releases and photos on their own. Check it out, and then please contact Content Director Marian Sandberg to register for a PR account.