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29 August 2013

Exclusive Pre-Show Party and Backstage Tour

New York, NY - All PLASA Focus: Austin visitors and exhibitors are invited to attend a pre-show backstage tour and live music event at ACL Live in the heart of downtown Austin on Monday, September 9, from 5pm - 7pm.

ACL Live is one of the best-known concert venues in Austin and the home of Austin City Limits - the longest running music show in television history. All PLASA Focus: Austin 2013 visitors and exhibitors are invited to take part in an intimate backstage tour of ACL Live at the Moody Theatre, hosted by production manager Bill Heaslip and ACL lighting designer Walter Olden. Local Austin band the Jitterbug Vipers will also be performing a live set and there will be a cash bar.

This event is free to attend and PLASA Focus: Austin 2013 visitors and exhibitors are welcome. The number of places available on the backstage tour is limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up at the PLASA Focus: Austin website;

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.