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4 September 2013

PLASA Announces Finalists for 6th Annual Rock Our World Awards

NEW YORK, NY - PLASA is pleased to announce eight finalists in the sixth annual Rock Our World Awards, to be presented at the PLASA Cocktail & Awards Reception at LDI 2013. 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 sixth annual Rock Our World Awards are:

  • GBLOCK - Gallagher Staging and Productions, Inc.

  • GCT™ (guy cable tensioner) - TOMCAT USA

  • Mbox Extreme Media Server as used on Oblivion - Production Resource Group

  • TiMax2 SoundHub and TiMax Tracker - Out Board

  • AsteraTouch™ - Astera LED-Technology

  • dmXLAN v4 Software - ELC Lighting

  • Royal Opera House Muscat - Theatre Projects Consultants

  • London Olympics Opening Ceremonies

Winners will be selected by a top-notch panel of industry judges and be announced at the PLASA Cocktail & Awards reception on Thursday, November 21 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Las Vegas Hotel during LDI 2013. Reservation forms are available at

For further information please contact:

Lori Rubinstein, PLASA
Tel: +1 212-244-1505

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.