PLASA, the professional lighting and sound association, is the lead international membership body for event, entertainment and installation technology professionals, from iconic brands to hard-working freelancers.
PLASA is a valuable network, support and voice for all of those involved in the industry with the common commitment of growing and evolving our industry together.
PLASA membership provides a key advantage when operating in this highly competitive industry. As well as offering exclusive services and benefits, PLASA is on hand with personalised support and guidance.
PLASA loves to bring its members together by organising backstage tours, industry panel discussions, friendly meet-ups and much more.
PLASA’s successful media division is responsible for publishing the industry-leading magazines Light & Sound International (LSi) and Lighting&Sound America (LSA)
LSi and L&SA are industry-focused magazines which cover theatre, live touring, clubs, corporate events, houses of worship, installations and themed venues, alongside in-depth features and profiles of the companies and people who create the magic.
PLASA is committed to supporting the technical skills, creative talents and business acumen of its members by developing qualifications and certifications and running a variety of training events.
PLASA offers Professional Development Training focusing on business matters for companies and entrepreneurs wishing to stand out and get ahead in the increasingly competitive marketplace. The first training events of 2018 are Brand, Communication and Strategy on 28 February, and Sales Management Training running 20 March and 8 May.
Additionally, PLASA has developed the National Rigging Certificate, recognised nationwide as the professional benchmark in rigging.