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Prolight + Sound

(26 April 2022 - 29 April 2022 )
Venue: Messe Frankfurt
Location: Germany , Frankfurt am Main

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Prolight+Sound 2022 will take place at Messe Frankfurt in Germany. The event will be held between the 26th and 29th of April 2022. The fair will be in in-person format with a strict COVID-19 safety plan implemented at the venue. The safety guidelines will be published on the official websites of the event and messe.  

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Prolight + Sound is the global media and entertainment technology industry's main event. It is the showcasing location for the best practices and latest technological solutions. This allows visitors to experience the effects of the newest innovations. The fair offers a wide spectrum of products and is where many decision makers meet. These include venue operators, corporate event managers, stage designers, and studio operators. The fair places a strong focus on the exchange of information and ideas. It also focuses on networking. The fair is held at Messe Frankfurt and is among Frankfurt’s key events. 

Business profile of the event

The Prolight+Sound event is a valuable source of new contacts and information. The event receives delegates from educational institutions, public authorities, and commerce industry professionals. Event venue managers are also among the attending. Likewise, architectural/engineering/planning services providers, and music industry professionals visit the fair. Event service organisers, media, skilled trades, and music therapy specialists also attend. Among the notable companies that have attended is A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd.

What is new for Prolight+Sound 2022?

The 2022 edition of Prolight+Sound will have several new additions to the fair’s program. The topic of focus for the edition will be the ProStage sector. In the area, attendees can examine several events of interest. These include product presentations by key sector players and a comprehensive education programme. The keynote of the programme will be the main stage (The Stage). During the keynote, brands will present themselves via various product demonstrations. Also, The Stage will include an extensive series of lectures and workshops. The focus of the workshops and lectures will be innovative stage production solutions. 

The fair will also include a new zone known as The Future Hub. This zone will focus on aspiring companies and innovators via focus spaces. This includes the Start-up Area where new enterprises can present themselves. There is also the “At the Campus” universities will present event courses of study. The Career Centre area is also worth visiting. This is where professionals can meet with companies searching for new candidates. The keynote of the new zone will be the Green Event Space Contest. The Contest will award prizes to presentations oriented towards a green future. Such presentations will focus on ecological sustainability and social aspects. They must also have a limited budget as part of the project challenge. 

The ProAudio zone will include a new area of interest – the ProStudio Village. The area will contain professional music and audio production solutions. It will also serve as the ideal location for showcasing products from the Musikmesse. This will include synthesizers, signal processors, controls and recording hardware and software. 

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Prolight+Sound is an event fair with several industry goals as its intent. These include networking. Additionally, the event aims to help start-up companies gain recognition. The fair also encourages information exchange among professionals. 

To achieve its goals the event includes a wide range of events and zones. The zones include the ProStage, Prolight, ProAudio, ProMedia and ProEvent zones. These zones often include new locations such as the Pro DJ SMF. The exhibition space of the fair can also include new zones such as the Future Hub. Each of the zones has its own focus area and program. 

The fair also includes a series of conferences. Among the notable ones that act as keynotes is the Manufacturer’s Forum. Each of the keynotes has several main topics. 

The fair’s main program also includes ample opportunities for gaining recognition. Among them is the award ceremonies. These include the Sinus and Opus Awards.  The Sinus Awards for example honour creative, and artistic solutions in audio-visual installations. 

Professionals from many sectors can gain useful information from attending the fair. Such include full-time musicians, DJs, and music producers. Also, event managers and service providers can learn new valuable solutions. Music therapy specialists can gain new insight from attending. So will professionals who work in the architectural/engineering/planning services.

Your Hotel Room in Frankfurt

Invest in your business trip with hotel accommodation selected to meet your specific needs. Travel 2 Fairs ltd works with you to send you hotels in Frankfurt with an ideal location and price tag. This will allow you to select the hotel offers that work best for you. Such as placing you near Messe Frankfurt for a quicker commute. We have experience in working with large groups, so you can query for parties of twenty people and more. The whole process of registration can take up to a day, and you can leave all details to us. Also, Travel 2 Fairs ltd can assist with logistics as well. For instance, you can request an airport transfer or a rent-a-car in both directions, whether it is private or shared.


Prolight+Sound is an annual event hosted at Messe Frankfurt for 4 days. Messe Frankfurt Exhibition Gmbh organises the fair. The fair’s visiting hour for the first 3 days is between 10 am and 6 pm. The last day of the fair takes place between 10 am and 5 pm. Messe Frankfurt has a strategical and convenient position within Frankfurt. It is close to main transport hubs such as the airport and central railway station. Likewise, the exhibition centre is close to the city centre. Reaching the venue from these main hubs and areas is easy as there is a wide range of alternatives. For instance, from the airport to the messe, the travelling time is 20 minutes by taxi. Alternatively, the same distance via the S-Bahn train or by bus would take 35 minutes. From the Central Station or Hauptbahnhof, you can reach the messe in 16 minutes via the S-Bahn. The same distance via taxi would take between 9 and 11 minutes. And should you opt to travel the distance on foot, you would need 32 minutes to reach the venue.

Frankfurt has around 10 000 hotels rooms available through the city. Many of the hotels are in areas such as the city centre, near the airport or in districts such as Westend. Smaller cities such as Kelsterbach are also a suitable choice.

Audience and Statistics

ProLight+Sound has a high rate of attendance. For instance, its 2019 edition was attended by 85000 visitors and 1606 exhibitors. Attendees came from 131 countries including the Netherlands, China, Italy, and Switzerland. They also visited from states such as France, Belgium, UK, and Austria. Furthermore, delegates from Russia and Spain attended the fair during its 2019 edition.  Both visitors and exhibitors represented a large group of industries. These included commerce, the music industry, lighting, broadcast and television technology, and media. 






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