PLASA 2012 Awards for Innovation and Sustainability
24 July 2012
UK - PLASA 2012 is now accepting entries from all exhibiting manufacturers and their representatives for the 2012 PLASA Awards for Innovation and the PLASA Sustainability Award. Do you have a new product that you think deserves special recognition?
With a total of eight Awards for Innovation to judge, and with the option of bestowing a 'Gold' Award on one or more really outstanding entries, PLASA's panel of experts from across the industry are looking for products which "advance the industry by demonstrating a new style of thinking, improving technical practice or taking a key step forward in terms of safety." Entries will be judged on new and original thinking; novel ways of harnessing new technologies, materials or techniques; showing fresh perspectives and improvements in technical practices; original concepts that qualify for new patents or unique intellectual property or any mechanism for the improvement of safety across the workplace in the entertainment sector.
The Awards for Innovation also give special recognition to products that show outstanding development in the area of environmental awareness. The PLASA Sustainability Award allows the judges to acknowledge product that achieve a substantial reduction in power usage for its particular product type or application; show a real reduction in the environmental impact of a product lifecycle or make significantly effective use of renewable energy resources.
All entries get the chance to display their nominated product at the Innovation Gallery right at the heart of the Show in Earls Court 1 alongside the PLASA Bar. The Gallery is a central attraction to PLASA visitors affording nominees the opportunity to display their entries to the widest possible audience. Each nominee will have the opportunity to present their product to our panel of judges, and video footage of the presentations will be made available to all the nominees after the show.
If you want to have an exclusive endorsement of your new product and perhaps join the likes of previous Gold Award winners - Martin Audio's MLA system or Shure's Axient wireless microphone system - then visit: www.plasashow.com/awards to submit your nomination.
A special ceremony to announce the judges' decisions will take place on Monday 10 September at 6pm in the PLASA Bar in Earls Court 1. Winners of the PLASA 2012 Awards for Innovation and the PLASA Sustainability Award will be joined by the recipient of the 2012 Gottelier Award which celebrates one individual's outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry.
Related Stories from LSi Online
7 May 2013
UK - Building on an unparalleled figure of pre-registrations, PLASA Events welcomed a record number of visitors at the Royal Armouries last week as PLASA Focus: Leeds 2013 opened its doors for two days of unique ... More >>
2 May 2013
The Netherlands - Penn Elcom GmbH has acquired Netherlands-based flightcase manufacturer Flightware BV in an amicable agreement which will "strengthen and diversify The Penn Elcom Group's flight case product design ... More >>
1 May 2013
Sweden - There is less than one month to go before the start of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest (14, 16 and 18 May), the most prestigious annual event for the European music industry and the most watched live TV ... More >>
UK - Innovation Productions Ltd is preparing itself for a busy summer with some new additions to its already extensive rental stock. Innovation Productions provide hire and sales of lighting, sound, video and staging ... More >>
29 April 2013
UK / Ireland - Lighting and visuals rental specialist, Blackburn-based HSL, has formed a dynamic new partnership with Production Services Ireland (PSI) - a market leader in the territory with operations in Belfast and ... More >>
Lighting Technology Chicago 2017 (1-2 February 2017)
ProSound + Light Guangzhou (22-25 February 2017)
PLASA Show 2017 (17-19 September 2017)
Page 45: connections ground power and two signal lines wwwtheatrewirelesscom wwwtechnicalppcouk ArcSystem Innovative
Page 86: intensity sustain etc Quite brilliant Within the context of the show set against the sheer quantity
Page 37: the organisation helping theatres to become more sustainable Cabaret is to become the benchmark against which our
Page 106: itself will operate for just a few days per year This makes alert and sustained monitoring essential
Page 10: this city is extraordinary Its sustaining many more companies than ours in all aspects of the industry
Page 100: better than New York LA Paris the event work thats around this city is extraordinary Its sustaining
Page 20: development in a market too small to sustain such investment DiGiCo took a different approach using
Page 28: outlining the transition from smart buildings to sustainable cities and InfoComms sustainability officer
Page 14: entitled Innovations in Power Reducing Costs and Carbon Alongside presentations from four industry experts
Page 21: to be a good thing wwwflashlightnl ArcSystem Innovative · Sustainable · Flexible Introducing a new range