PLASA Show & Rigging Conference Discount


PLASA Show & Rigging Conference Discount

14 Aug 2015

AEV have partnered with the Rigging Conference and PLASA Show and have been able to negotiate an early booking rate for AEV members to the Rigging Conference, taking place on Monday 05th October 2015 at ExCeL London. AEV members early booking rate is £158 + VAT, which is valid until 11th September 2015 – so get booking now! The standard rate for this conference is £199 + VAT.

Being held on Monday 05th October alongside PLASA Show, PLASA Events presents The Rigging Conference, a unique event for delegates worldwide to come together to share knowledge and opinions on industry updates in the rigging community. Chris Higgs of Total Solutions has curated an exemplary programme comprising of a variety of sessions each dealing with key topics of interest including a keynote speech by Hedwig de Meyer, StageCo’s founder and president, updates on the PLASA NRC, the CDM 2015 a panel session by the HSE and on Truss design (Trusst us, we're engineers) a panel session by Marc Hendricks, Area Four Industries; Nick Barnfield, tertiary qualified structural engineer.

Attracting industry professionals such as practitioners, managers, engineers, safety specialists and policy makers, The Rigging Conference offers delegates the opportunity to keep informed and network with the rigging community, make sure you don’t miss out on the early bird rate of £158 + VAT, lasting until 11th September 2015.

To register for the Rigging Conference, please click here.

PLASA Show 2015 has a progressive new approach introducing Focused Hubs and new sector specific seminar streams, workshops and product demos. With 35 years’ experience, PLASA Show delivers a world-class annual exhibition bringing together the international live entertainment technology industry.

Adopting the successful ‘Focus’ model, PLASA Show 2015 will host Focused Hubs on the show floor for Stage, Lighting, Audio, AV and Live Broadcast to aid navigation. Seminar Streams hosting 150+ industry leading speakers offers visitors the chance stay in touch with the latest developments in the industry free of charge.

Register for free here to see the latest innovations at PLASA Show 2015.



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