The 2005 PLASA Show (September 11-14 at Earls Court, London) will give DJs a chance to check out all the latest gear and mix with some of the best-known names in the business.

"DJ Sunday," the show opener on September 11 sponsored by iDJ Magazine, showcases all the major manufacturers’ new kit and is packed with numerous events, product launches, on-stand demos, giveaways, and workshops.

Major DJ manufacturers including Allen & Heath, Computer DJ, Denon, Gemini, Kam, Numark, Martin Professional, Peavey, Pioneer, Sennheiser, Shure, Stanton, Vestax, and Yamaha will be showing their new wares: decks, mixers, effects, samplers, styli, headphones. More than 300 companies in all are set to roll out over 1,000 ground-breaking new products, including the latest software and MP3 developments, and the first generation of CD players that are truly bridging the gap between audio and visual mixing.

Sessions & Live Events
The free iDJ Talkzone hosts a session with DJs and producers as they discuss making the move from DJ’ing to production. Covering the basics for getting started, kit needs, and how expanding skills to take in production might be the best thing for a DJ career. The 11th annual Gemini "Extreme V" DJ Competition is a major showcase of current and new European talent, visit for full details on the competition.

Although you can register on site, you can pre-register at and check out pricing and timing information on DJ-specific seminars, exhibitor listings, directions to the venue, and many other useful facts.