PLASA is the lead international membership body for those who supply technologies and services to the event, entertainment and installation industries.

The association, which operates from offices in Europe and North America, has over 425 members and acts as the worldwide voice for the industry, providing a wide range of business resources, technical support and commercial benefits to its members.

PLASA is also an effective lobbyist on a range of issues, working in partnership with the industry to campaign againstgovernment and regulatory decisions that negatively impact on the sector. In many of its campaigns and consultations it has achieved real change and created greater awareness and understanding of the industry.

The organization works closely with the BSI in the UK and CENELEC in Europe to support the development of standards for theindustry. At a worldwide level, PLASA is a key contributor to the development of ISO international standards and has numerousrepresentatives sitting on standards-making bodies.

The association also actively monitors the work of other relevant regulatory agencies throughout the world, providing members with advice on compliance, as well as guidance on wider technical developments and routes to best practice.