Future Hub focuses on the next generation of the industry. Learn more about Future Talents, the job market and many other themes at Prolight + Sound.
Prolight + Sound offers a glimpse into the future of professional AV media technology, display and projection technology and system integration. Digital and interactive signage, AVoIP, digital audio networking, projection mapping and UC&C are just some of the developments that are currently having a major impact on the industry. The fair not only showcases the technologies, but also gives exhibitors the opportunity to present their projects and best practice directly in live demonstrations.
Focus on young professionals – the new area for newcomers.Find all information about the Future Hub here.
Young and innovative Start-ups from all segments of the event-technology sector, can present their products and solutions in the Start-up Area. When it comes to stand construction, Messe Frankfurt attaches particular importance to sustainability with elements such as frames, fabric coverings, doors and walls, as well as carpeting, being made of fully reusable materials. The electricity supply is generated by photo-voltaic cells on the roof of Hall 12.0 – and rounded off by the use of low-emission and solvent-free paint for the backwalls of the exhibition stands.Become an exhibitor at the Start-Up Area
Campus powered by VPLT
The Prolight + Sound Campus powered by VPLT offers a presentation area for colleges or universities. Inform yourself about your job- and education opportunities in the event sector and use the Prolight & Sound to make first personal contacts in the industry.
Career Centre - our new Job market
The Career Centre is the meeting place for companies with vacancies to fill and for specialists looking for new challenges. Organised in cooperation with the German Media and Event Technology Association (VPLT), the result is a presentation platform for exhibitors whose focus is on recruiting well-trained staff. Additionally, visitors can use touch screens to find out about situations vacant in the entertainment-technology sector.To the Job market
A place to relax, talk shop and make contacts. In the heart of the Future Hub, the Networking Lounge is the ideal setting for discussions in a peaceful atmosphere. Moreover, coffee and snacks are available to ensure the strength and endurance necessary for a successful time at the fair.
Future Talents Day - 13. April
For many years now, Prolight + Sound has focused strongly on the talents of tomorrow. Whether networking with experts, exchanging ideas with exhibitors or gaining insights into the latest trends in the event industry, a visit to Prolight + Sound provides young people with an all-round view. Especially the Future Talents Day and the Futura Talents Project are important components for the promotion of young talent.
Media + Future Stage
You will find the main lecture stage Media + Future Stage of Hall 11.0 in the immediate vicinity of the Campus. One of the main themes to be covered is career planning. The seminar programme is being organised in cooperation with associations, universities and companies. Participation is free of charge for all Prolight + Sound attendees. Innovations in professional media technology will be presented by our exhibitors’ product specialists and other industry insiders .
Cooperation with IABM
IABM (International Trade Association for Suppliers of Broadcast and Media Technology) will be supporting Hall 11.0 complementary programme with a lecture series on innovative AV and radio applications. Some of the key areas of the content will include IP-based broadcasting technologies, interoperability between AV devices, the ever more complex landscape of competing standards and specifications, as well as general trends in media technology. IABM will also be represented with an exhibition stand in Hall 11.0.
New: Safety + Security special area
Dedicated area for companies focusing on safety and security at events and occupational safety in Hall 11.0