Prolight + Sound Shanghai, Asia Pacific’s leading event for pro-audio, lighting, entertainment and event technology, will take place from 11 – 14 October at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, China. Organised jointly by Messe Frankfurt (HK) and INTEX, Prolight + Sound Shanghai has been an entertainment technology hub for 10 years, offering a comprehensive mix of audio, lighting, AV and stage technology products.

More than 400 exhibitors have signed up for the 2012 show, including 4-acoustic, Aboutshow, ADJ, Behringer, Coolux, DTS, Elation, JBL, Laserworld, Martin Professional, Pangolin, Sennheiser, Taiden, TW Audio and Xilica. Commenting on the show’s development, Mr Evan Sha, General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd said: “Over the past 10 years, Prolight + Sound Shanghai has taken many initiatives to strengthen and enhance the Chinese entertainment technology industry, not only by offering a marketplace for exhibitors to showcase their products, but also to give access to encourage the exchange of ideas.’

Leading brands continue to support Prolight + Sound Shanghai

Sennheiser, a long term German exhibitor is optimistic about the company’s performance in China. Mr Marc Vincent, President of Greater China, Sennheiser said: “We foresee a 20 percent growth per annum in the coming three years, which will rank Sennheiser Greater China as either the third or fourth largest sales subsidiary worldwide by end of 2015.’ At the show, the company will introduce the new XS Wireless Series microphone and Neumann Capsule Heads for the Sennheiser 2000 Series Wireless System.

LAX is a leading Chinese audio manufacturer for large international events and in June this year they organised the pro-audio system for the official opening and closing ceremonies as well as all competitions for the 2012 Asian Beach Games held at Haiyang, China. The company has been an exhibitor at Prolight + Sound Shanghai for seven years. Mr Ken Lau from LAX’s International Affairs Department remarked: “Shanghai, being one of the most important commercial cities in China, is an important window to reach the global market and Prolight + Sound Shanghai allows us to get closer to our target with direct access to international buyers, as well as to know the needs of buyers.’

First time exhibitor Martin Professional will celebrate its 25th anniversary at Prolight + Sound Shanghai. The company claims that Prolight + Sound Shanghai is an effective promotion channel. Mr Andrew Kong, Marketing Manager for Martin Professional (HK) said: “Prolight + Sound Shanghai is a good platform to showcase the latest Martin’s products. The show also helps expand the network with industry users as well as end users from lighting designers to theatre academies.’ Martin Professional will be reviewing their company history and development in the past 25 years and introducing some new products such as spotlighted moving heads MAC Viper Profile, stage lighting MAC III AirFX and haze machine Jem Series.

Prolight + Sound Shanghai runs concurrently with Music China, Asia’s largest international exhibition for musical instruments and accessories. For more information, please visit: or email: