Prolight + Sound

International Fair for Technologies and Services for Events, Integrated Systems and Creation

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures4/20164/20174/20181)
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)87.00087.60073.400
space (net)41.04340.11236.656
domestic16.49915.60115.819
foreign24.54424.51120.837
Special show space1.0001.3121.312
domestic1.0001.3121.312
foreign000
Exhibitor stand space40.04338.80035.344
hall space38.56437.25833.569
domestic14.74913.72813.530
foreign23.81523.53020.039
open air1.4791.5421.775
domestic750561977
foreign729981798
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors938896735
domestic355319276
foreign583577459
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)43.796*44.38843.921
domestic20.596*20.41819.489
foreign23.200*23.97024.432
* = determined by a representative survey
1) 2018: joint statistic with Musikmesse
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2018 from 40 countries
Australia: 1; Austria: 9; Belgium: 23; Bulgaria: 1; Canada: 6; China, People's Republic: 91; Czechia: 4; Denmark: 4; Finland: 3; France: 28; Germany: 276; Greece: 2; Hong Kong, China SAR: 6; Hungary: 6; Iran, Islamic Republic: 1; Ireland: 2; Israel: 2; Italy: 54; Korea, Republic: 7; Latvia: 2; Liechtenstein: 1; Lithuania: 2; Luxembourg: 1; Netherlands: 38; North Macedonia: 1; Poland: 12; Portugal: 1; Russia: 3; Serbia: 1; Slovakia: 8; Slovenia: 1; Spain: 20; Sweden: 12; Switzerland: 5; Taiwan: 16; Turkey: 2; Ukraine: 3; United Arab Emirates: 1; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 54; United States of America: 25

FKM Trade visitors profile 2018
Visitors total (number of entries)43.921Proportion of trade visitors82 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)43of which
Nielsen 19
  • Bremen1
  • Hamburg0
  • Lower Saxony7
  • Schleswig-Holstein1
Nielsen 216
  • North Rhine-Westphalia16
Nielsen 3a31
  • Hesse22
  • Rhineland-Palatinate8
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b17
  • Baden-Württemberg17
Nielsen 413
  • Bavaria13
Nielsen 5+610
  • Berlin6
  • Brandenburg2
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt2
Nielsen 75
  • Saxony3
  • Thuringia2
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Retail trade7
  • Wholesale/foreign trade5
  • Skilled trades4
  • Industry4
  • Educational institution18
  • Services/free-lance35
  • Event venue10
  • Media6
  • Other sectors11
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer31
  • Managing director, board member, etc.9
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager4
  • Department head, group head8
  • Other salaried staff, skilled workers10
  • Lecturer, teacher5
  • Trainee5
  • Other position9
  • Student14
  • Other not gainfully employed5
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management25
  • Research/development/design3
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control4
  • Buying/procurement5
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology3
  • Personnel administration, administration1
  • Sales8
  • Marketing, advertising, PR4
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport4
  • Maintenance/repairs4
  • Other area19
  • Student14
  • Other not gainfully employed5
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km8
  • up to 100 km6
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km19
  • over 300 km67
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%) *57of which
  • EU64
  • Other european countries11
  • Africa5
  • North America7
  • South and Central America6
  • South-, East-, Central Asia5
  • Other countries2

* = determined by visitor registration

Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%) *
  • Netherlands8
  • Austria7
  • Italy7
  • Belgium6
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland5

* = determined by visitor registration

Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 432
  • 5 - 912
  • 10 - 4916
  • 50 - 1996
  • 200 - 4994
  • 500 - 9995
  • 1 000 and more6
  • Student14
  • Other not employed5
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively31
  • collectively19
  • in an advisory capacity/organization16
  • no15
  • Student14
  • Other not gainfully employed5
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event43
  • Earlier events56
  • First visit31
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

2.10

Survey conducted by: Wissler & Partner

Industry sectorConsumer Electronics, Multimedia (industry 87), Lighting, Lighting Technology (industry 11), Photography, Film (Technology, Licences), Broadcasting and Television Technology (industry 30), Trade Fairs, Congresses and Events, Event and Stage Technology (industry 60)
Main product groupSystem Components, Installations for Theatre Stages, Decorative Lighting, Presentation Technology, Functional Furnishings, Security Systems, Services, Books, Acoustics Technology, Technical Items for Events, Communication Technology, Disco Equipment, Audio-Visual Technology, Lighting Technology, Displays (LED and LCD), Cables, Conference Technology, Laser Technology, Net Work, Control Systems, Studio Equipment, Fabrics for Industrial Purposes, Sound Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP)
Opening hourstrade visitors:
daily 10:00-18:00 h
Hotel serviceFon: +49 69 21230808
Fax: +49 69 21240512info@infofrankfurt.dehttp://www.frankfurt-tourismus.de
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