The ProAudio segment is being given a central presentation platform at Prolight + Sound. Get practical expert knowledge about mixing, micing and mastering.
Experience the entire product world of professional audio technology. The focus is on live and concert sound reinforcement as well as fixed installations and studio and broadcast solutions. On the outdoor area directly in front of Hall 11, companies will present large PA systems under real conditions. In addition, there is an extensive supporting programme on the new Main Stage (Hall 11.0), which focuses in particular on future topics such as IP-based transmission technology and immersive audio applications.
New: Studio Village
The "Studio Village" offers you affordable, fully equipped stands (stand construction included) in Hall 11.0. Here you can present your products from the product areas studio microphones, amplifiers, mixing consoles and signal processors, recording hardware and software as well as furniture and acoustic elements.
New: Studio Lab
The Studio Lab (Hall 11 Via) offers acoustically separated rooms that can be booked individually by exhibitors for workshops and product demonstrations on music production, instrument miking and mastering. Experience innovations up close, ask your questions directly to the product experts and exchange ideas with other trade visitors.
New: Sound Experience Hub
In an acoustically separated area in Hall 11, a new presentation area for sound reinforcement solutions awaits you. The Sound Experience Hub offers an indoor sound arena where sound systems are presented under real conditions.
Here, exhibitors such as Harmonic Design or KS Beschallungstechnik will present their solutions in a tangible way in workshops and hands-on sessions.
Harmonic Design daily 2:45 p.m., 3 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.:
Hands-on demo hd 12CXN - with Florian Herkert (Welshly Arms, Sasha, Gregor Meyle, Ultimate Whitney, RIIVA …)
Monitor engineer Florian Herkert presents practical tips and tricks for clear and powerful monitor sound using multitrack recordings on the new hd 12CXN Floor Wedge
Product launch hd AudioScreenSys
Robin Maier (chief R&D) gives an insight about the use cases and design concept of the new hd AudioScreenSys – a premium sound system for large screens, lecture halls and classrooms
KS Beschallungstechnik daily 2 p.m. and 2:15 p.m:
At KS Beschallungstechnik Dieter Klein talks about VALTEC at CPD18 – Variable acoustic lens technology in a pointsource, perfect beam steering also in the high range.
New: Performance + Production Hub
-in cooperation with the Sample Music Festival-
At Prolight + Sound 2022 the Performance + Production Hub is an interactive Experience Zone from the fields of audio production, DJing and digital live performance.
The area offers creative input on the use of innovative sound tools. It bundles product presentations, demos, live performances and workshops with artists and experts from well-known brands - plus impressive live visual showcases. The new „Performance + Production Hub“ additionally expands the offer to include forward-looking topics such as live remixing and looping, controllerism as well as the latest software and apps and shows the future of digital sound creation. At the centre of the concept is the combination of product experience, knowledge transfer and entertainment. In an elaborately designed 300 sqm area in the Portalhaus (VIA level), top brands will present their innovations in areas such as mixers and controllers, digital audio workstations, samplers and sequencers, synthesizers, groove boxes and effects units as well as mobile DJ equipment.
On all four days of the fair, the Hub presents a top programme of workshops and showcases by international artists. Among others, ESKEI83 and Josi Miller will each give a showcase on 28 April 2022 starting at 4pm. Learn more about the programme at the button below.
Vintage Concert Audio Show
The special show "Vintage Concert Audio Show" presents more than 200 exhibits from the concert audio history of the last 50 years. You can see what the world looked like before line arrays and digital consoles as well as admire milestones of concert audio history. The organisers have gathered exhibits from all over Europe. Everything from the first WEM, Vox and Marshall vocal systems to Martin Modular, Meyer MSL3, Clairbrothers S4 and the first L'Acoustics line array will be on display, providing a perfect contract to the latest audio trends in the halls.
The Vintage Concert Audio Show not only shows how the world of PA systems has looked and sounded over the last 60 years. People from the business will also tell how it all began, what it was like in the past and why they are still involved today. Entertaining discussions (in German) with interesting personalities from the business are expected.
Live Sound Arena
At the outdoor exhibition areas, the Live Sound Arena will be showcasing ideal stage designs and sound systems under realistic conditions.
Special Event on 27.4. at 1 p.m.: Christian Eigner (Depeche Mode) live on stage
Christian Eigner, drummer of the British band Depeche Mode, will play a 30-minute excerpt from his current solo tour at the Live Sound Arena. Microphones will be provided by Austrian Audio with the OC18 large-diaphragm condenser microphone, the CC8 true condenser microphone and a brand-new microphone making its debut at Prolight + Sound.