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31 August 2012

PLASA Announces Finalists for 5th Annual Rock Our World Awards

NEW YORK, NY — PLASA is pleased to announce six finalists in the fifth annual Rock Our World Awards, to be presented at the PLASA Cocktail & Awards Reception at LDI 2012. The Rock Our World Awards were created to honor ground-breaking achievement by PLASA members and to acknowledge the genius of both the creator of the technology and the designer or integrator who applies it in a real world environment.

The finalists for the fifth annual Rock Our World Awards are:

GLD Digital Mixer - Allen & Heath Ltd.

Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary Celebration - IATSE Local 16

Green-GO Communication System - ELC Lighting

Hot Wheels Fearless at the 500 - Applied Electronics, Entertainment Structures Group

MA onPC command wing - MA Lighting International GmbH

2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara - PRG

Winners will be selected by a top-notch panel of industry judges and be announced at the PLASA Cocktail & Awards reception on Thursday October 18, 2012 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Las Vegas Hotel during LDI 2012. Reservation forms are available at

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.