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14 Nov 2014

PLASA Events Announces Partnership with Show Ready Events

PLASA Events is pleased to announce the partnership with Show Ready Events, an event planning and management organization, who will assist with the 2015 PLASA Focus shows in Orlando, Florida and Kansas City, Missouri.

"We are delighted to be working with Steve Krawic and his team at Show Ready Events. From our very first meeting, Steve showed an immediate and insightful understanding of our events and the industry that PLASA represents. We are confident that we have found the right partner to succeed in Show Ready Events who will join our other partners in playing a significant part in delivering to our exhibitors and members the best possible experience and business opportunity through PLASA Focus Events in North America," says Christopher Toulmin, PLASA's Director of Events.

Steve Krawic, president and CEO of Show Ready Events says, "Cultivating partnerships with our clients is what Show Ready Events is committed to. After our initial meeting with Laura Hoepker, Chris Toulmin and members of the PLASA Team, we knew this was a winning combination! We are looking forward to joining forces and continued future success!"

Show Ready Events is a full service event management company founded on the principle that successful events transpire through constant communication and true partnerships. From conception to onsite execution, Show Ready Events is beside you every step of the way listening, talking and asking the right questions. In an average year, Show Ready Events plans and manages over 75 events in more than 50 cities.

PLASA Events is the exhibition and conference division of PLASA, producing a portfolio of events designed to profile all aspects of the entertainment and installation industries. The key exhibition is the internationally respected PLASA Show, held in London every year. Visitors can look forward to new products, world-class speakers, co-located conferences & special events, live demo areas and the industry's best networking opportunities. PLASA Focus is a strand of regional exhibitions, intended to provide members and the industry with a series of networking events operating purely at a regional level.

PLASA Focus: Orlando will take place on February 17 & 18, 2015, and PLASA Focus: Kansas City will take place on May 20 & 21, 2015. For more information visit

For more information about exhibiting, please contact: Laura Hoepker,, 608-237-8561.

For further information please contact:

Katie McCulloh
PLASA, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 609, New York, NY 10036, USA.
Tel: +1 212-244-1505 : Email:

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.