Following a second hectic day at PLASA London 2013, a packed audience gathered on Monday evening in the AudioLab Arena to toast the winners of the PLASA Awards for Innovation.
The awards recognise products that advance the industry by demonstrating a new style of thinking, improving technical practice or taking a key step forward in terms of safety. During the show's opening two days, 45 new products were judged 'live' by an independent panel of expert judges who toured the show floor to view each product presentation.
Eight awards of equal standing were presented to a variety of industry names including Robe, Clay Paky, SGM and Flare Audio. A list of full winners and categories can be found on the PLASA website.
In addition, Jim Bornhorst won the Gottelier Award, which aims to recognise product developers who have made significant and sustained contributions to the advancement of entertainment, presentation or installation technology.
Chris Toulmin, Event Director, PLASA London, said, “Year after year we see the most fantastic products being developed and brought to market that can make a significant difference. Some are industry changers while others, just as importantly, are simply designed to make an engineer’s life that much easier. This year’s winners raise the bar again and we congratulate them all on their achievements.”