The very latest technology will be showcased by 500+ brands by over 200 exhibitors showcasing state-of-the-art pro audio, lighting, installation and rigging technology at the show for use in live stage shows, entertainment and corporate events, installations in venues like nightclubs/pubs/lounges, houses of worship, broadcast and AV.
The show continues to grow year on year, expanding by another 10% this year, through a 20% increase in new exhibitors from 2016. Companies will showcase cutting edge technology on the expo floor to the 20,000+ visitors, flooding the aisles over three days.
The PALM Conference & Seminar Programme is back with a stellar line-up of expert speakers driving the three day event at the Mezzanine level of hall 1 of the BEC. Support from Platinum Partners Yamaha has provided crucial impetus to the staging of the programme. Yamaha is also Sound Partner for the 2017 PALM Conference & Seminar, providing vital audio services and sound support to the three day programme.
Speakers this year include ace lighting designer Becket Tundatil, top live sound engineer Fali Damania, Mastering Engineer Donal Whelan of Hafod Mastering, UK, Vijay Dayal of YRF Studios, award-winning Bollywood composer Sanchit Balhara, Oscar winner Resul Pookutty, Aditya Modi, of AES, Chairman of AES, India – Uday Chitre, renowned sound engineer Mahesh Amberkar, Michele Marani of Seed Digital, Ashish Barje of HARMAN, and A.R. Chandrashekhar of Anuvin Consultants.
Demo Qubes by Bose, Pope Professional, RCF and Rivera Digitech will once again enable audio companies to demo their sound systems with ease in a very private cube structure that is specially created for this feature, while the ‘Open Air Line Array Demo’ will showcase some of the best line array systems in realistic conditions. The 12 confirmed line array exhibits are from: Audiocenter, Carlton Audio, Stonewater, Ewing, KV Audio, Lloyd Audio, Next proaudio, Nova, Outline, Sound Capital, Star Acoustics and TW Audio.
The PALM Expo also acts as a platform to recognise and honour innovation in technology, quality work and talent and skill of industry professionals, through the PALM Sound & Light Awards and IRAA Awards.
HARMAN PALM Live Arena, one of the most loved exhibitor features at the PALM, will be back once again in Hall 6, BEC with performances from some of the biggest artists and bands.
The PALM Soundscape has now evolved to greater heights with DJ Championship Director Reji, curating the Soundscape sessions too with an amalgamation of power-packed Electronic music and DJ centric panel discussions, and product presentations and a Synthfest.
The first two days of the PALM Soundscape will conclude with the DJ Championship with PALM DJ CHAMPION PREMIUM PRIZE PARTNER – DENON sponsoring the consoles, sound courtesy OHM, DJ gear provided by Pioneer and LED by Video Wall.