By Lucky Adams
COUNTRY Repre sentative for Messe Frankfurt, Omon Itoya-Abanokwu, has said that Nigeria’s economy will see a boost if the prospects of emerging sectors such as light and sound are prioritised. She said that when the growing demand for audiovisual technology meets budding events, cultural, tourism and sporting industries, the economy will experience a turnaround.
Abanokwu made the statements, ahead of the second edition of Prolight + Sound coming up in Dubai next month,
Itoya-Abanokwu, who heads, Exhibition and Trade FairLimited, of Messe Frankfurt, stated that the inaugural edition of Prolight + Sound Middle East featured 37exhibitors 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 would feature products, groups such as theatre, studio, auditorium, club, disco and stage lighting, trussing and rigging systems, stage technology, stagemachinery, lasers and special effects as well as audio, visual, data conferencing equipment, cables, controllers, connectors, switchers, communication systems, monitoring systems, audio networking, audio visual systems and technologies.
It would also showcase TV and media technology, digital signage, video walls, LED and Display systems, projection systems and technology, lighting control and automation, among other technologies.