26. October 2020 - 13:30
Bosch Communications Systems (Electro-Voice) World Headquarters
United StatesBurnsville12000 Portland Ave South

The Lighting Symposium presented by CHAUVET DJ & The Audio Symposium presented by EV, Bosch Communications Systems (Electro-Voice) World Headquarters, Monday, 26. October 2020

Every year's event sold out - book your ticket now!  Two great events under one roof.  Attend one or both!  Lighting Symposium dates are 4/20/20 to 4/21/20 and the Audio Symposium is 4/22/20 to 4/23/20.

The Lighting Symposium offers comprehensive presentation on event lighting, including: selling, programing, design and marketing.  

Attendees will learn about:

Physics of light

Addative and subtractive colormixing

Using textures and patterns to create depth in design

Creating focal points


Choosing the right tools for the job

DMX programming

Monogram projection

Upselling your lighting packages for profit


Monday, April 20, 2020

8:30    Welcome and Introduction8:45    Fundamentals of DMX and ART-NET - Ben Stowe9:45    Open Idea Sharing - Mike Fernino10:45   Break11:00   Mapping and Projection Pt 1 - Donnie Lewis12:00   Lunch (Provided)13:00   Mapping and Projection Pt 2 - Donnie Lewis14:00   Chauvet DJ - Ric Peeples14:30   Ape Labs - Owen Blevins15:00   Transformative Lighting - Henry Cowen

17:00   Bus from EV to hotel

18:40   Minnesota Twins vs Seattle Mariners (Optional - Not included in ticket price)

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

8:30     Eternal Lighting - Mark Maillet9:00     DMX programming Pt 1- Kyle Curtis10:00   Break10:15   DMX programming Pt 2 - Kyle Curtis12:00   Lunch (Provided)13:00   Theatrical & Creative Lighting - Jeremy Martarano15:00   Break15:15   Physics and Psychology of Light - Ben Stowe16:45   Presentation of Certificates

17:00   Bus from EV to Hotel

18:30   Bus from Hotel to First Ave (Tour / Dinner)

23:00   Bus from First Ave to Hotel

Plus, enjoy a tour through one of the most advanced audio engineering facilities in the world at the Electro-Voice world headquarters andnetworking with other lighting professionals from around the country.


The Audio Symposium - Brought to you by Electro-Voice and NLFX Professional - is one of the most comprehensive learning events for the portable PA market!

Learn professional level tips, tricks and best practices from some of the industry's leading experts.  Presenters will include touring engineers, applications engineers, product design engineers and more!!  The information presented will be hard-hitting, but presetented to ensure that even a novice can learn and apply it.  Attendees will enjoy hands-on labs in one of the world's most advanced loudspeaker engineering facilities.

 Wednesday, April 22, 2020

8:30     Audo Definitions & Terminology - Ben Stowe10:15   Spec Sheets - What's BS? - Mike Doucot11:15   Break11:30   Dynamics in Music - Quality vs Quantity - Ryan Nelson12:30   Lunch (Provided)13:30   Gain Structure - Ben Stowe14:30   Break14:45   Compression, EQ & Using a Live Mixer - Ben Stowe16:15  Q&A and EV Facility Tour

17:00   Bus from EV to hotel

Thursday, April 23, 2020

8:30     Choosing wired and wireleless microphones - Mike Doucot9:30     Voiceover work / Vocal Production - Mike Vincent11:15   Break11:30   Advanced Wireless Operation - Ben Stowe12:30   Lunch (Provided)13:30   Speaker Placement - AJ Peterson15:00   Using DSP to optimize your sound - Ryan Nelson16:00   Break16:15   Identifying frequencies - use your ears - AJ Peterson

17:00   Bus from EV to hotel*Schedules subject to change

Host Hotel: Country Inn & Suites Bloomington at Mall of America

2-room King Suite; King Bed and a separate living room space with sofa sleeper - Symposium Special rate will be available.

All rooms include a microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, hairdryer, iron and ironing board.

Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet that consists of hot and cold cereal, fruit, yogurt, bread items and pastries, coffee, cocoa, milk, tea. There are a few hot items as well that include: freshly made waffles, either scrambled eggs or omelets, and sausage patties, daily. 6am-9:30am.

The Mall of America is just across the street, a 5-minute walking distance. We have complimentary shuttle service to and from the Mall at the top of every hour from 10AM to 11PM.

Complimentary airport shuttle service is available 24-hours. Shuttle to/from Symposium site at scheduled times.

Breakfast-To-Go is available complimentary if flights leave before 6am.

The hotel has 2 pools and 2 hot tubs open until 11PM for person under the age 18 and Midnight for adults, 18 and over.

24-hour Fitness room

2 restaurants attached to the hotel by hallway: TGIFriday’s and a 24-hour IHOP (International House of Pancakes) both provide room service.

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Monday, 26. October 2020, Bosch Communications Systems (Electro-Voice) World Headquarters, The Lighting Symposium presented by CHAUVET DJ & The Audio Symposium presented by EV

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