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Editing Test 9 With 14,000 professionals registered, Lightfair International has won its bet that Las Vegas would be a good location for its trade show for architectural lighting. Not only is Vegas one of the top trade show cities in the world, but its streets simply shimmer with billions of bright lights. This show is the bigger of the two international lighting shows planned this year. In fact, if it weren’t for the competing smaller regional shows, this would be the largest lighting show ever held. The conference program at this and similar shows offers light designers and architects a chance to earn continuing education credits. None of the sessions is to be repeated, and neither tape recorders nor videotaping is allowed in any session. One highlight of the show is a presentation by Luc Lafortune, lighting director for the Cirque du Soleil. Lightfair also has organized a group trip to see the Cirque du Soleil’s
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Unformatted text preview: permanent Las Vegas show. Lafortune is always a lively speaker, and at last year’s show, it was he who provided a look at the challenges of lighting the dangerous feats of circus performers. There is, for the first time, one session featuring lighting designers who will address the issues of adapting theatrical fixtures for permanent installations. Walt Disney Imagineering is also providing a look at lighting for its themed environments. Lighting designers Charles Stone from London and Rogier Heide from Amsterdam take a look into the crystal ball of lighting for a preview of the future. Stone and he will also answer audience’s questions. Finally, the great Paul Gregory himself talks about project management in a global market....
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  • Fall '11
  • MaryRoth-Davies
  • Cirque du Soleil, Walt Disney Imagineering, Luc Lafortune, smaller regional shows, Lighting designers Charles

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