LDI 2017

Audio Makes A Triple Play At LDI 2017

LDI2017 brings audio into the spotlight with Live Outside, a new audio pavilion, and professional training options.

Listen up as LDI2017 tunes into the professional audio market in three big ways:

LDI: LIVE OUTSIDE: The second annual Live Outside event at LDI2017 turns the parking lot at the Las Vegas Convention Center into a dazzling array of technology displays and demos for outdoor festivals and events in non-permanent concert settings. Portable stages provide the perfect showcase for cutting-edge audio gear, teamed up with the latest in lighting and video for a dynamic presentation of the best new products for the festival market. And kick off your #LDI2017 weekend experience with a music festival, including food trucks, bars, and live entertainment!

AUDIO PAVILION: New this year at LDI2017 is an indoor audio pavilion: LDI Amplify, which provides audio manufacturers an opportunity to meet with the more than 13,000 attendees at LDI, more than 30% of which indicate they work with sound gear as part of their job. While Live Outside focuses on products for the outdoor festival market, LDI Amplify takes a look at gear for permanent installations such as theatres, houses of worship, clubs, cruise ships, and theme parks.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING: Audio training is back at LDI with two initiatives in 2017:

  • Sound Tracks: A series of sessions in the LDInnovation™ Conference are targeted at professional live sound engineers. These sessions include a keynote address on the future of the technology and craft of live sound by award-winning engineer Robert Scovill, who has worked at the forefront of touring sound in his four decades mixing artists like Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Rush, and Def Leppard.
  • QLab 4: Used from Broadway to Britain’s West End, QLab4 is a powerful tool for audio, projections, and show control. A full day of hands-on training at LDI2017 teaches the new QLab 4 software for audio control, cue carts, and network functions.

Registration for LDI’s professional audio training will open at ldishow.com in the last week of June 2017.

Audio companies interested in exhibiting at Live Outside or at LDI Amplify, please contact our LDI sales managers: Kelly Turner, Kelly.Turner@penton.com, or Kevin McGhee, Kevin.McGhee@penton.com,  for rates and sponsorship opportunities.

The Live Design brand comprises a full suite of resources for entertainment production professionals. This includes Live Design, a digital interactive magazine, and daily industry news portal, online training and education, and Live Design International (LDI), the leading tradeshow and conference for live design professionals from all around the globe. Live Design and LDI provide vital information and training to more than 50,000 production professionals, working in theatre, concerts, clubs, theme parks, and houses of worship, and a wide range of international live and broadcast venues.  Find out more by visiting livedesignonline.com and LDIShow.com.

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