Fantasee Lighting will host TechFest 2008, its third annual lighting expo, on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12. The lighting, rigging, and special effects show includes product displays and demonstrations, as well as educational seminars and console training. All events are free.

Representatives from more than 20 suppliers and manufacturers will take part. Featured vendors include:

* Altman Lighting
* ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls)
* Avolites America
* Doug Fleenor of Doug Fleenor Design
* PixelRange
* LeMaitre
* Leprecon
* Apollo Design
* Robert Juliat
* Wybron
* And more

Expo hours:

• Friday, April 11, 11am – 8pm
• Saturday, April 12, 10am – 6 pm

On Saturday, Fantasee will offer a complimentary BBQ lunch for attendees.

Educational seminars and console training by industry professionals will be offered both days to give first-hand experience on the equipment and expand knowledge of products and techniques.

The seminars and training are free and offered on a first-come, first serve basis. Topics include:

* DL2 Capabilities
* Theatrical rigging
* Careers in Lighting
* DMX Basics and Beyond
* And more

All events will take place at the Fantasee warehouse in Van Buren Township, Michigan.