Fair to boost contribution to economy
Ahead of the second edition of Prolight + Sound coming up in Dubai next month, Country Representative for Messe Frankfurt, Omon Itoya –Abanokwu has said, Nigeria’s economy will see a boost if the prospects of emerging sectors such as the light and sound are given priority.
Considering the growing demand for audiovisual technology to meet budding events, cultural, tourism and sporting industries, Itoya –Abanokwu said the trade fair, which holds from 17 – 19 October 2017 could help Nigeria’s economy leapfrog as its recovers from downturn.
While Africa and Middle East are world’s fastest growing market for audiovisual with the sector hitting $5 billion in 2016, Itoya –Abanokwu said the Prolight + Sound Middle East presents great prospects for players in Nigeria.
Last year, the the inaugural edition of Prolight + Sound Middle East featured 37 exhibitors from 11 countries representing more than 120 brands, while over 1,577 trade visitors from 50 countries participated at the Dubai event.
“The event is a must for stakeholders, who want top grow their business because it presents stunning opportunities to expand business and network in the MENA region,” she said.
The event according to the organisers, would feature products groups such as theatre, studio, auditorium, club, disco and stage lighting, Trussing and rigging systems, stage technology, stage machinery, lasers and special effects as well as audio, visual, data conferencing equipment among others.
, cables, controllers, connectors, switchers, communication systems, monitoring systems, audio networking, audio visual systems and technologies, the organisers said.
It would also showcase TV and media technology, digital signage, video walls, LED and Display systems, projection systems and technology, lighting control and automation.
According to the company, sound and entertainment products such as portable sound, concert sound, installed sound, PA systems, Amplifiers, Microphones, headphones, line arrays, DJ equipment, mixers, consoles, players, controllers, sound reinforcement would also debut at the three days event.