Lighting, Audio & AV Technology for Events, Rental, Install and Integration.
The 3rd edition of Prolight + Sound Middle East welcomed more than 2,770 trade visitors from 67 countries, hosting 42 exhibitors representing 100+ brands, as well as 15 first-time manufacturers exhibiting from Europe, USA and Canada.
The show hosted conference sessions from industry experts like Ola Melzig, Tim Routledge, Andre Beekmans, Tom Davis and many others, as well as the return of a new Dante Training Workshop from Audinate on the last day. We look forward to welcoming you again to Prolight + Sound Middle East for the 4th edition in 2019 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Cetnre.
Who should visit?
Event & Rental Companies
Dubai being the fastest-growing live event market, visitors can expect the most advanced and purpose-designed equipment rental options, of the highest standards for concerts, awards, festivals, summits, professional conferences and product launches.
Complex turnkey solutions, system upgrades or demand for the latest technology – manufacturers like Monacor and Bosch are just a few of the many exhibitors showcasing products and solutions for system integrators. Auditnate will also return with a new Dante workshop.
End Users & Venues
The show is host to lighting, audio and AV exhibitors that provide permanent solutions for various end users, venues and install markets including nightclubs, theme parks, mosques, concert venues, cinemas and shopping malls within the region.
First time International manufacturers like Celestion, Proietta, Schertler Group, Stageline and more are exhibiting and will be seeking regional partners to establish connections that are productive and profitable. Pre-register and schedule a meeting with these exhibitors and others looking to meet leading regional distributors.
Installation companies providing permanent lighting, sound, LED, stage, AV, truss and rigging solutions can experience and source the latest innovations at the show, directly from international manufacturers.
Such as lighting designers, audio engineers and acoustical consultants. In addition to meeting leading manufacturers, world renown lighting designers like Tim Routledge and Koert Vermeulen, as well many other expert speakers will be hosting key sessions at the conference.
Developers & Project Owners
Wholesalers & Retailers
Government & Associations
Dedicated show guides for:
In the UAE alone, the professional AV market is expected to reach $704 million in 2018.
Product Sections at the show
Spotlights and projectors, multifunctional spotlights, lighting effects and mood lighting, lighting controls, ceiling rail systems, specific accessories for lighting technology.
2018 Featured exhibitors & brands include: Robe, Clay Paky, ADJ, Elation, SGM, Robert Juliant, Chauvet Professional, Proietta
Microphones and accessories, amplifiers, mixing desks and effects, recording and reproduction equipment, loudspeakers and headphones, building and room acoustics, specific accessories for sound and pa equipment.
2018 Featured exhibitors & brands include: FBT, Monacor International, Aaviss, Aimline, Pan Acoustics, Active Audio, Canford Audio, Clair Brothers, Celestion, Provision AVL, Venuetech, Ateis Middle East, ASl
LED Display, projection, 3D mapping, laser projectors, display and advertising projectors, Multivision walls, projections screens, LCD / DLP projectors CRT projectors, digital signage, LCD and plasma displays
2018 featured exhibitors & brands include: Proietta, Hox LED, Gloshine
Laser technology effects.
2018 Featured exhibitors & brands include: Magix FX, Proietta, MDG Fog, LPS Lasyersystems, Showven
Event floors, stage floors, mobile stages, stage construction and canopies, stages platforms and stage elements, grandstands, revolving stages, stage controls, over stage equipment, under stage equipment, lifts, automation, stage-management systems, dance floors, mobile roofing systems, specific accessories for stage technology.
2018 featured exhibitors & brands include: Showven Technology, Stagemaker, Stageline, Prolyte
Trusses and towers, motors and motor controls, winches, chain hoists, lifting gears, fittings, connectors.
2018 Featured exhibitors & brands include: Prolyte, Showtex, Stageline, Stagemaster, Weifa, Weinas
Conference technology, communication technology.
2018 Featured exhibitors & brands include: Bosch, Monacor International, Aaviss, Aimline, Pan Acoustics, Active Audio, Canford Audio, Clair Brothers, Celestion., Sennheiser
Power distribution, flight cases, cables, energy, management, emergency generators, other infrastructure/furnishings, event-service provider.
2018 featured exhibitors & brands include: Showtex, SES Global, Gator Cases
Check out the show highlights
Facts & figures
Download the post show report
- 2018 Post Show Report (pdf, 745 KB)
About Messe Frankfurt
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,400 employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €669 million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).
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About Messe Frankfurt Middle East GmbH
Messe Frankfurt Middle East’s portfolio of 16 exhibitions includes Automechanika Dubai, Automechanika Jeddah, Automechanika Riyadh, Beautyworld Middle East, Beautyworld Saudi Arabia, Hardware + Tools Middle East, Intersec, Intersec Saudi Arabia, Leatherworld Middle East, Light Middle East, Materials Handling Middle East, Materials Handling Saudi Arabia, Middle East Cleaning Technology Week, Paperworld Middle East, Prolight + Sound Middle East, SPS Automation Middle East, The subsidiary also organises a series of conferences and seminars including the Worker Health Protection Conference, the Business in Beauty Summit, Think Light, and the International Conference on Future Mobility. For more information, please visit our website at www.messefrankfurtme.com