Lighting, sound, production, and staging professionals will discover the latest trends and products for working in live entertainment venues at the Entertainment Technology Show-LDI 2005 at the Orange County Convention Center, Nov. 7-13.

Focus On Sound
The tradeshow continues to broaden and deepen its focus to reflect the trend towards convergence of technologies in the industry. This year, a further focus on live sound will include expanded audio education with seminars presented by Syn Aud Com, along with a full menu of Live Sound conference sessions and specialized audio classes for Worship Venues (sponsored by Technologies for Worship Magazine). Technologies for Worship Magazine will offer complimentary hands-on training in their "Hands-Up, Hands-On" sound mixing workshops.

ET-Live: Real-World Stage Demonstrations
Rounding out this year’s live sound focus is ET Live, an opportunity to view and listen to product demonstrations in a real-world concert environment featuring up to seven stages, line array speaker systems, FOH consoles, large screen monitors and lights. Current manufacturer sponsors include: Aggreko Event Services, DiGiCo, Digidesign, L’Acoustics, Lighthouse Technologies Limited, Meyer Sound, Mobile Stage Rentals, Nexo, Pro Staging, QSC, Stageline, Vari-Lite, Vision Fab and Yamaha Commercial Audio.

Alliance With Pro Light and Sound Frankfurt
This year’s alliance between The Entertainment Technology Show-LDI (ETS-LDI) and Musik Messe’s PL+S Tradeshow and CAVIS represents a major step towards creating a bridge between Europe and the United States in the entertainment technology industry. Messe Frankfurt’s Prolight+Sound (PL+S) is one of the world’s biggest international trade fairs for event and communication technology, audio-visual production & entertainment. ETS-LDI, with more than 11,000 professional attendees is the largest US tradeshow and conference serving entertainment technology professionals. Together, PL+S and ETS-LDI provide attendees and exhibitors unsurpassed access to products, service and markets.

Full Access to Industry Resources and Education
The intensive LDInstitute™ pre-conference workshops are highly focused conference sessions that allow professionals to explore a particular technology or topic in detail. Conference sessions offer attendees case studies, problem-solving techniques and technologies covering the entire spectrum of tools and applications. The Backstage Orlando Tours feature face-to-face education in a selection of Orlando’s top venues.

More than 400 exhibiting companies transform the exhibit hall floor into a vibrant emporium and provide attendees with their only annual opportunity to compare the industry’s top products and services side-by-side. A full list of products and services available at ETS-LDI can be seen at