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 and the LDInstitute™.

LDI Professional Training

LDI's comprehensive professional training program includes 100+ sessions in the LDInstitute and the LDInnovation Conference, the week of November 14-20, 2022. 

Pick the training that best suits your quest for new skills and let your imagination soar:

  • LDInnovation™ Conference — Three days of 30-minute to 90-minute sessions on important topics from all aspects of the entertainment design and technology industry from The Art of Programming for lighting consoles, to rigging and production techniques, lighting, audio, projection, virtual production and XR, as well as special sessions for houses of worship, plus a deep dive into the metaverse and fan experiences with [email protected]  View LDInnovation Conference Sessions.

  • LDInstitute™ — From the latest software to hands-on training on lighting consoles, 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. This year the LDInstitute includes our LDIntensives, in-depth sessions on specific topics such as project management, ethernet for entertainment, projection mapping, and LDI’s second annual Young Career Professionals Program. Check it all out and register for the sessions that intrigue you. All attendees who register for one or more LDInstitute classes will receive a 50% discount for an LDInnovation Conference.  View LDInstitue Sessions.

  • Young Career Professionals Program - LDI is committed to helping young professionals advance their careers through diversity scholarship opportunities, hands-on real-world training, and connecting them with mentors and leaders in the live events industry in our Foster The Future initiative. This includes the exciting Young Career Professionals Program.

    If you are 18-25, with an interest in the live events design and technology industry, make LDI an important stepping stone and get a jump start on your career! Open to all those starting out in the industry, this program includes an LDInnovative Conference pass, all LDI special events, New Technology Breakfasts, a Foster The Future Round Table, Portfolio Review, URTA Design Showcase, a Digital Signage Experience conference badge and show floor access, and the chance to network with seasoned professionals and your peers.

LDI19

LDI is the catalyst that connects the entire entertainment design and technology community with manufacturers of state-of-the-art gear. Join us at #LDI2022, 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.