Join us for the industry's best professional training: site-specific, case studies, hands-on technology training, behind-the-scenes tours, and panel discussions. You can select from over 100 sessions from our comprehensive professional training programs, which include the LDInnovation™ Conference, the LDInstitute™ and LDIntensives™.
The Conference portion of LDI offers in-depth professional training options that run from Nov. 15 - 20, 2021.
Choose the training that's right for you:
LDInnovation™ Conference — Three days of 30-minute to 90-minutes sessions on important topics from all aspects of the entertainment design and technology industry from The Art of Programming for lighting consoles and media servers, to rigging and production techniques, lighting, projection, and XR, as well as special sessions for houses of worship and a look at post-pandemic practices from the Event Safety Alliance to name just a few. Grab a conference badge or a six-pack of conference sessions and create your own curriculum!
LDIntensives™— Deep dives into specific subjects for serious-minded industry professional! These half-day, full-day, and two-day sessions challenge your creativity and expand your mind as you explore the essentials of ethernet for entertainment, project management, hybrid horizons, and exciting new technologies.
LDInstitute™ — From the latest software to hands-on training on lighting consoles and media servers, as well as essential rigging and electrical courses, lasers, and our insider club and venue tours, the LDInstitute is the most comprehensive professional training program our industry has to offer. Register for one or more of these courses, roll up your sleeves, and get ready to further your career with new skills and enhanced knowledge.
LDI is the catalyst that connects the entire entertainment design and technology community with manufacturers of state-of-the-art gear. Join us at LDI2021, where the business does business, as live events return after a long intermission.
Learn how to master storytelling via the use of cutting-edge technology.
Network with experts from all aspects of the live events industry.
From professional training to the use of XR and virtual production, learn to enhance audience experiences.
All this and more with safety regulations a priority to ensure a healthy and productive event.
Opening Up to New Experiences
Venture out, meet those who are designing and innovating live experiences with a purpose, have meaningful conversations with strong potential. Be part of a community sharing the latest gear including lighting, projection/video, audio, special effects, staging/trussing/rigging, automation/software, and soft goods leading industry suppliers, distributors and brands exhibiting, with live demos and in-person discussions about the cutting-edge gear they debut exclusively to LDI attendees.
The Live Events Industry Is Poised for a BIG Comeback
COVID’s impact on live experiences forced the entire industry to come up with innovative ways to maintain or generate new revenue streams, update technology, and adjust to new rigorous health and safety regulations. LDI inspires new ideas and brings creative products, services, and solutions to life allowing buyers to dig deep and make intentional purchases.