Work Hard, Play Hard at Live Design International

It’s officially here! LDI 2019 kicks off today and we want to make sure you hit those conference highlights!

From leading industry training to the newest tech in the proAV, we’ve broken down the top 10 things you just can’t miss at LDI 2019.

1. Game-Changing Training

Put on your thinking caps because the #LDIntensives and #LDInstitute tracks offer serious training for the serious-minded industry professional. For the video engineers looking for a deep dive, we recommend you hit the Projection Mapping Summit & Backstage Las Vegas!

2. LDI After Dark

After a long day of checking out the hottest tech be sure to hit the hottest dance floors! LDI After Dark invites attendees to five nights out on the town with exclusive VIP expedited entry! If five nights sounds *exhausting* at least check out the LDI Official Kickoff Party starting on Thursday at Hakkasan Nightclub.

3. New Technology Breakfasts

Rise and shine the LDI way with New Technology Breakfasts! Start your day – and beat the crowds – with the newest tech and a cup of joe on the show floor Friday and Saturday starting at 9:00am!

4. Hang out & Drink Up at Center Bar

For several years now, the Hard Rock Hotel has been the unofficial home of the LDI media server community, and the epicenter of all that action is the Center Bar, where you can talk codecs and render engines with the best of the best. We’ll see you there!

5. Be Immersed in SPLINTR

Avolites is co-hosting the first-of-its-kind interactive immersive art installation in Las Vegas! SPLNTR will take you on a journey where the sights and sounds are all controlled by YOU. This can’t miss installation exhibit is free to LDI 2019 attendees Thursday to Saturday – be sure to RSVP to save your spot!

6. Meet and Greet in the Exhibit Hall

Get your business cards ready for the best networking opportunity in the industry – the LDI exhibit hall! Meet industry insiders and check out the latest lighting, projection, and special effects gear from more than 400 suppliers and brands. Don’t have your expo pass yet? We’ve got you – Get your FREE ticket here!

7. Get 1-on-1 Demos in the D3 Suite

Live the high life in the D3 Suite at the Hard Rock Hotel where you can see exclusive software previews and workflow demos on Friday and Saturday. RSVP is required, so be sure to register for the chance to see familiar faces, meet new ones and share ideas.

8. Learn the Essentials in LDInnovation Panels

LDInnovation brings together the best in the industry to breakdown the latest issues at the heart of our industry! Shameless self-promotion time: be sure to stop by the Art of Programming sessions and hear Visional co-founder and president Kyle Means talk consoles vs. timelines.

9. Celebrate at the LDI Awards 

Once you’ve been properly awed (and overwhelmed) in the exhibit hall, see which booths and products have been voted the best and brightest of the show. LDI Awards start at 5:30pm in the Live Experience Lounge.

10. Drones take LDI 

Intel Drone light shows are everywhere right now and LDI2019 is no exception! The Las Vegas Strip will get even brighter when Intel presents a 20-minute drone show outside of the Convention Center. Be sure to get there early – viewing area no later than 6:15 pm! Want to learn more about the magic behind these dazzling drone shows? Make sure to check out the Intel panel at LDInnovation.