Registration Open For The LDI 2016 Training Programs

Registration Open For The LDI 2016 Training Programs

Held October 17-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, LDI2016 offers the most comprehensive professional training opportunities in the industry, during a full-week of sessions that range from in-depth hands-on courses, to technical updates and panels in a traditional classroom setting; you'll find the best trainers and masters in lighting, projection, rigging, electrics, and software, sharing their expertise.

Attendees can design a focused training program specific to their needs, level, schedule, and interests. Certified riggers and electricians can earn ETCP renewal credits, and all participants benefit from the variety of training: site specific, case studies, step-by-step technology training, behind-the-scenes tours, and panel discussions. You can select from over 80 sessions from our premiere professional training programs that include the LDInnovation Conference™, the LDInstitute™, and LDIntensives™.

LDInstitute™: October 17-22

Roll up your sleeves and get ready to delve into the most comprehensive technical training our industry has to offer—the 2016 LDInstitute™—with intensive half-day, full-day, and two-day options. Get hands-on training on cutting-edge lighting consoles and media servers. Conquer the latest content creation software. Conquer new challenges in the rigging and electrical boot camp. And certified riggers and electricians can earn ETCP credits for almost all of these courses, including one in Spanish as we deepen our commitment to training for the Latin American market. The LDInstitute™ is your ticket to a fabulous future!

LDIntensives™: October 19-20

A new concept at LDI: These courses are a unique mix of training in audio, lighting, projection, Ethernet, and technical direction. We are bringing back the best in audio training with Meyer Sound, delving deeper into the world of Ethernet, putting pixel and projection mapping in the spotlight, presenting our first full-day course for technical directors, and bringing back our fabulous Envision Symposium with a one-day focus on the future of lighting. Serious training for the serious-minded industry professional!

LDInnovation Conference™:  October 20-22

Open to all LDInnovation™ Conference badges and Six-pack conference pass holders, these are three days of essential sessions on the issues at the heart of our industry, with the latest technical updates, production tips and techniques, lighting applications, programming, safety sessions, Ethernet, and technologies for worship.

LDI2016 Club Design & Club Tours: October 20-22

LDI2016 takes you inside some of the hottest clubs in Las Vegas. Our annual Club Tour is a must-do! And new this year, two afternoon in-depth club design sessions; one at Marquee and one at Omnia, where you will meet with the managers, designers, and technicians that make the magic on the Las Vegas club scene. Register for any one of these events separately or for the “LDI Club Combo,” and go on the Club Tour and take part in both design sessions!

LDI: Live Outside: October 20–22

Open to all LDI badge holders, we present you with the perfect opportunity to see the latest outdoor gear and festival services in action with Live Outside, an outdoor event co-located with LDI2016.

Taking place in the silver parking lot in the front of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Live Outside is dedicated to the design, technology, and safety considerations for outdoor events and festivals in a non-permanent concert setting. The non-profit association, Event Safety Alliance (ESA), has teamed up with LDI to present a series of four, one-hour sessions covering the essentials of safety, evacuation, and important weather decisions. Live Outside and the ESA sessions are open and free to all LDI attendees.

[email protected]: October19-20

Save money and time through LDI's special partnership with the University of Florida! Qualified Students can earn transferrable undergraduate and graduate credits in just one or two days at LDI2016, for as little as $332 a class—including lunch! For the fourth year, LDI and the University of Florida School of Theatre and Dance have partnered for an exclusive program that allows undergraduate and graduate students from around the world to take four professional training courses at LDI2016 in Las Vegas. These courses carry university credits that will be accepted by the students’ home institutions towards their degree programs.

All badges also include access to the LDI Exhibit hall, where you can see the latest gear in action, refresh your knowledge, and replenish your creativity. More than 350 companies exhibit, providing live demos and the opportunity for face-to-face discussions about the cutting edge gear they debut exclusively to LDI attendees. For more information, visit

*You must provide a valid student ID to be eligible for the [email protected] pricing and credits. Professionals can register for the same courses at the full rate and receive ETCP renewal credits where applicable. 

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