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9 August 2013

PLASA London 2013 Confirms Show Sponsors

LONDON, UK - 9 August 2013 - PLASA London 2013 has confirmed that Robe Lighting, Martin Professional Lighting, Clay Paky and Roland will sponsor this year's show. Over 12,000 people have already registered to attend PLASA London 2013, which takes place at the ExCeL Centre, London from 6-9 October 2013.

For the second year, the Platinum Sponsor is Robe Lighting, the Czech manufacturer of innovative, high quality moving lights and digital lighting products for the professional entertainment & leisure, architectural and themed environment industries. Josef Valchar, General Manager, Robe Lighting said, "Our company philosophy is centred around working as closely as possible with our business partners and end users, listening to their needs, thoughts and wishes in order to understand their markets. PLASA London is an essential event for us as it provides the ideal opportunity to meet many of them in person."

Gold Sponsor Martin Professional, a world leader in the creation of dynamic lighting solutions for the entertainment, architectural, and commercial sectors, is marking its 25th year as a PLASA exhibiter. Mike Walker, UK Sales Director, Martin Professional, said, "PLASA London has always been a key date in our diary and we are proud to once again be a sponsor of this important show. We look forward to four stimulating days with our industry friends and sharing with them our broad portfolio of award-winning solutions, which this year includes the newest members of the award-winning MAC Viper Family and our exciting new RUSH range of affordable effect lights. We are also excited to announce a collaboration with a world-renowned night club."

Clay Paky, the manufacturer of professional lighting solutions for the television, theater and concert touring applications, is a long-time supporter of PLASA London and has come on board this year as Silver Sponsor. Pio Nahum, Clay Paky, said, "We're pleased to confirm our support for PLASA London with this sponsorship and look forward to meeting many British and international Clay Paky customers during this important event. We'll be bringing our latest innovations in lighting design and technology and we look forward to celebrating some fantastic lighting work at the Knight of Illumination Awards on Sunday 6 October."

New for 2013, Roland Systems Group, the global manufacturer of integrated audio and video products has signed up as Technical Partner. 'As a provider of total solutions to the live performance and entertainment markets, we are pleased to be working closely with PLASA London to support some exciting new initiatives at the 2013 show. The role of Technical Partner demonstrates our commitment to PLASA London and we look forward to developing this relationship as the show continues to evolve'.

More details about PLASA London 2013 will be revealed in the coming weeks. For up-to-the-minute news visit, or follow the show on Twitter at @plasashow or on Facebook 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.