Ahead of the second edition of Prolight + Sound coming up in Dubai next month, Country Representative for Messe Frankfurt, who heads, Exhibition and Trade FairLimited, 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 prioritized.
Considering growing demand for audiovisual technology to meet budding events, culture, tourism and sporting industries, Itoya –Abanokwu said the trade fair, which holds from 17- 19 October 2017 could offer Nigeria’s economy leapfrog as it 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 to expand their frontiers.
The inaugural edition of Prolight + Sound Middle East featured 37 exhibitors from 11 countries representing more than 120 brands, while more than 1,577 trade visitors from 50 countries passed through the buzzing hall at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
“The event is a must for stakeholders, who want to grow their business because it presents stunning opportunities to expand business and network in the MENA region,” she said.
The event would feature products groups such as theatre, studio, auditorium, club, disco and stage lighting, Trussing and rigging systems, stage technology, stage machineries, lasers and special effects as well as audio, visual, among others.