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20 January 2014


PLASA Focus: Leeds 2014 launches today with free registration and a new website. The leading event for entertainment technology in the north of England will be held on 29 – 30 April, 2014, at the Royal Armouries at Clarence Dock, only a short distance from the centre of Leeds, West Yorkshire.

With a fully sold out floorplan the annual event looks set to continue its success story. Long-standing exhibitors returning include; AC Entertainment, Adam Hall, AED Distribution, Artistic License, Avolites, Bose, Chauvet, Clay Paky, d&b audiotechnik, ETC, Hawthorn, J&C Joel, Martin Audio, Martin Professional, Midas, Nexo, Philips Lighting, Robe, Sennheiser, White Light and Yamaha. New exhibitors include; Actus Industries, Citronic, Coda Audio, ELC, Line 6, Sound Directions, Source Distribution, Universal Stars and Warehouse Sound amongst many others. Chauvet Professional are also confirmed as this years Platinum sponsor.

The show will see many new products making their UK debut, following their international launches at ProLight + Sound and ISE. In total 130 brands will exhibit across two sold-out halls, and the highly acclaimed Professional Development Programme will run alongside the event, providing visitors with free access to over 20 seminars and product demonstrations.

Director of Events Chris Toulmin comments, "This year will see the expansion of the Professional Development Programme in Leeds, providing visitors with more sessions to choose from than ever before, all delivered by respected industry figures."

Last year's show attracted over 2500 members of the North's theatre and event production community, and organisers PLASA Events expect to see this increase, as has been the trend year on year since the shows inception in 2009. The informal atmosphere the show is renowned for will remain in place, with free refreshments and socialising areas, making PLASA Focus: Leeds 2014 the ideal place to network, do business and meet new people.

Free registration is open now, so visit to sign up for your free ticket and to receive announcements in the coming weeks.

Notes to Editors:

PLASA is the lead professional body for businesses that supply technologies and services to the event, entertainment and installation industries. Operating from offices in Europe and North America, the Association provides business support services to its growing worldwide membership, writes industry standards, leads the development of qualifications and focuses on improving the business practices adopted by the industry. With over 1100 members worldwide, it represents one of the largest member networks in the industry.

PLASA also runs successful media and events divisions and is responsible for the industry-leading magazines Lighting&Sound International, Lighting&Sound America and Protocol and the PLASA Show in London, together with the European and North American regional PLASA Focus events.