The inaugural PLASA Focus Glasgow opened its doors yesterday, welcoming the region’s top lighting designers, sound engineers, rigging specialists, stage managers, designers, suppliers, exhibitors, associations, thought-leaders and speakers.
With a wealth of new and exciting products to see, as well as thought-provoking and valuable content within the Professional Development Programme, some of the first day highlights included:
Orbital Sound - showing a range of products from Flare Audio, including the X2 - currently in use at a number of pantomimes in around the UK.
PolarAudio UK - featuring the UK debut of the new Mackie DL32R wireless, iPad controlled mixing console. Also being highlighted is the MiPro range for which Polar Audio is the new UK distributor.
Chauvet Europe Ltd - presenting its DJ and Professional divisions. From the DJ division the PLASA 2014 launched Intimidator Wave IRC is attracting a lot of attention, while the Pro division is highlighting the Rogue R1 and R2 fixtures alongside Nexus panels which come in RGB, Warm White and 4x4 versions.
Safety Lifting Gear - showcasing its unique battery powered chain hoist alongside its range of black painted alloy bow shackles.
Total Solutions Group - focusing its stand on its OV Ground Support Tower System.
Phase 3 - showcasing its range of electrical connectors for the event and entertainment industries. The products are manufactured in Scotland from UK sourced materials.
For those in the region that have been unable to make it to the event so far, the show is open for another day today (Wednesday 3rd December, 2014) at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow.