We are excited to announce we have a special feature amongst our regular programme of events at Showlight 2017 as we host the Neal Preston photographic exhibition, In the Eye of the Rock ’n’ Roll Hurricane from the Lightpower Collection.
Exhibitors are a vital part of Showlight’s winning formula where manufacturers, distributors and lighting practitioners, from all disciplines and levels of expertise, are in the enviable position of being able to discuss ideas in a much closer, more relaxed environment than that offered by large scale tradeshows.
6.2.2017 – Exciting news for Showlight 2017 – Showlight is delighted to announce more illustrious speakers from across our industry who are willing to lend their time and expertise to this unique quadrennial in Florence. The following designers are now on target to entertain us in May:
Andreas, who works for Osram, says that in our industry there is already a lot curiosity but, at the same time, some confusion when we mention the word ‘laser’. On the contrary this kind of light source has a huge potential and there are already several projects running regarding new fixtures that employ this light-source.
Durham will focus on the remarkable story of the Closing Ceremony for the Rio Olympics, rather than the oft-covered Opening Ceremony, and the challenges presented by a budget much smaller than London 2012, a limited number of rigging positions, and no chance of a rehearsal.
19.12.2016 – Looking for a last minute Christmas present? What about a ticket to Showlight 2017?
With Showlight 2017 only 6 months away, plans and preparations are well underway for the next instalment of this industry-favourite lighting quadrennial which takes place from 20-23 May in Florence, Italy.
Speakers are gathering:
The first tranche of speakers were announced at PLASA London with Jeff Ravitz, Mikki Kunttu, Al Gurdon and Luc Peumans named as just some of the illustrious designers who will present papers. A list of speakers, to date, can be found on the Showlight 2017 website (www.showlight.org) and will grow as others are confirmed. The next selection of speakers will be announced early in the New Year.
Don’t forget, for the first time this year, all papers will benefit from simultaneous Italian translation.
13.9.2016 – With the Papers Committee continuing to sift through a swathe of submissions, details of the first speakers for Showlight 2017 in Florence are coming to light. The programme promises to be as fascinating as ever with the following international lighting specialists the first to sign up:
Aldo will share some of his experiences over many years of touring with, and lighting for, Maestro Andrea Bocelli.
Lighting Designer Colin Ball will show how he uses theatre and film lighting techniques to light many buildings, including the Tower of London and the Palace of Westminster.
Declan will tell of his experience of acting as Set and Projection Designer, in addition to Lighting Designer, for an original production of Sister Act in Johannesburg.
19.7.2016 – Showlight is pleased to announce that delegate registration for the tenth Lighting Quadrennial, Showlight 2017, is now open!
The eagerly-awaited event takes place in Florence, Italy at the Palazzo dei Congressi from 20-23 May 2017 and, this year, is delighted to welcome Clay Paky as its main sponsor.
Tickets will sell out fast, so secure a place now by visiting the Showlight website at www.showlight.org. The ‘register’ link will direct you straight to Showlight’s registration page on the Eventbrite website where you can choose your tickets.
24.6.2016 – We are pleased to announce that registration for Showlight 2017 in Florence is now open. Just click on the ‘registration’ link and you will be directed straight to our registration page on the Eventbrite website where you can choose your tickets . . .
Many of you who have attended in the past will know the format in that you can join us for the full event which, as well as all the Papers sessions, includes the Saturday evening reception, the Sunday evening company-sponsored dinners, the Monday afternoon visits and the main Showlight Gala Dinner. For this you need to choose the Full Delegate ticket.
Alternatively, if you just want to attend the Papers sessions on Sunday, Monday morning and Tuesday with, of course, lunch, tea and coffee breaks, you can register for Papers Session Only tickets. These can be purchased for all three days of Showlight or any single day. All tickets are available online. Papers Sessions Only tickets can also be obtained at Showlight on the day, subject to availability.
31.5.2016 – With less than 12 months until the tenth Showlight 2017 lighting quadrennial, over 50% of exhibitor spaces have already been filled.
“We are delighted to see Showlight off to such a flying start,” says Showlight chairman John Allen. “It’s hardly surprising as Showlight is a unique, cross-industry showcase and networking opportunity which offers the chance to spend quality time with designers, manufacturers, practitioners and fellow enthusiasts – many of whom fit into all categories!”
1.2.2016 – Showlight is now inviting lighting designers and directors, associates, programmers, scenographers, equipment manufacturers and others to submit their ideas for conference papers for the 2017 programme. Now is your chance to be part of this prestigious event!
30.11.2015 – With less than eighteen months to go until Showlight 2017 takes place in the beautiful Italian city of Florence, the first exhibitors have already confirmed their attendance. Arri, German Light Products (GLP), Hawthorn and Robe are the first to sign up for the much-anticipated lighting quadrennial, scheduled for 20-23 May 2017, with several other companies already lined up to join them.