PALME Asia 2013, the 27th edition, is South-east Asia’s most established international professional audio, lighting, AV, systems integration, music software and entertainment technology exhibition. The PALME Asia series of shows have since year 2000 been on a circuit around Asia, and they are back in Singapore this year!
This year, PALME Asia 2013 will be held concurrently with INSTALL Asia 2013 & LED Asia 2013. INSTALL Asia 2013, the 8th edition, is the unique showcase of AV installation and systems integration technologies and applications for commercial and residential projects. LED Asia 2013 is the inaugural international exhibition on LED Technologies.
PALME Asia 2013 will be taking place from 17 – 19 July this year, at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The event will be featuring a myriad of over 200 established brands and companies from over 30 countries spread over an estimate of 5,000 square meters of exhibit space.
Look out for a range of products being showcased for the first time in South-East Asia!
In line with the emerging trends in South-east Asia, the 6 key focus areas of this year’s show are:
1. Live Event Staging,
2. LED Technology,
3. Architectural Lightings,
4. Houses of Worship,
5. Music Software and
6. Information & Communications Technology.
These specialized key focus areas will pave the way for our exhibitors to bring to life the practical applications of their latest state-of-the-art technologies and solutions.
Alongside the exhibition, a full-fledged seminar programme, hands-on training workshops and exciting activities on the show-floor such as the following, is being planned:
1) Conferences & Seminars: Safety in the Entertainment Industry, Live Events, Sound Reinforcement Design, Eco Technology, Architainment & Lighting Technology and Houses of Worship Technology;
2) Smart Technology Showcase: Architainment Lighting & Classroom Technology;
3) Education: DJ Competition & Education Hub;
4) Buyer/Seller Program: Industry Night, Great PALME Sale (GPS) & Happy Hour @ PALME Lounge; &
5) Live Demo & Hands-on Session: Live Performance@5, Manufacturers’ Presentation/Hands-on Demo Area
Seminar Programme @ PALME
A series of seminars and workshops presented by key expert speakers from the industry will take place during the exhibition. Visitors can expect to engage themselves in the Core Principles of Audio training by renowned audio education specialist SynAudCon who will be presenting for the first time in Singapore.
There will be 2 full day seminar sessions on Safety in the Entertainment Industry and a dedicated Safety Forum brought together by the following technical directors and safety experts: Roderick van Gelder, Chairman of Events Safety Alliance Australia and Risk Manager & WHS Consultant at Stage Safety P/L; Bill Sapsis, Sapsis Rigging (USA); Thomas Scelo, Senior Consultant, Associate & Manager from Marshall Day Acoustics (Hong Kong); Chris Hannam, Author of Health and Safety Management in the Live Music and Events Industry, Health & Safety Consultant at Stage Safe (United Kingdom) and many more.
In addition, a full day seminar session on Eco-Solutions for the Entertainment Industry will also be presented to you by Adjunct Associate Professor Robert Kevin Fleming from NUS Business School; Craig Gamble, Associate specializing in performing arts venues from Entertech (Australia) and others.
Visitors will also be able to network and learn how to make the most of the AV technology in their own houses of worship by attending the half day workshop on Houses of Worship Technologies conducted by Robert Soo from Cogent Acoustics and EC Tan from Full Gospel Assembly. Whatever your faith, advanced technology can help you most effectively deliver your message.
Last but not least, hear about the latest Lighting Technologies shared by reputable lighting experts during the full day seminar session. New technologies are becoming increasingly important, sometimes replacing conventional lighting and, most significantly, also creating new and sustainable design possibilities.
Manufacturers and Distributors will also be conducting their hands-on product workshops, featuring their innovative solutions and cutting edge technologies. Visitors can expect to obtain a greater insight and knowledge of the latest offerings from the various leading manufacturers and distributors.