LDI Circle Bar and Lounge


Friday, November 18, 6pm-8pm, LDI Circle Bar + Lounge


Hard Rock’s Circle Bar may be gone but we have recreated that iconic LDI gathering place right on the show floor. Now that the industry is in swing again, we’re ready to party at the After-Hours Industry Party. Crews are back to work, so it’s the perfect time to reconnect with the friends and colleagues you haven’t seen in 18 months. Join us at the LDI Circle Bar + Lounge for drinks and food immediately after the show floor closes. Dine with us! Tacos, steak sandwiches, sliders, empanadas, nachos, spring rolls, salads and more!

The Circle Bar is also open during all show hours.

LDI New Technology Breakfast

New Technology Breakfasts 

Included with your Expo Hall badge

Start your day with a cup of hot coffee and continental breakfast and a sneak preview of the cool new technology on the show floor. 

  • Lighting & Projection: From the newest LED fixtures and consoles to state-of-the-art projectors and pixels, hot new technology to put you on the cutting edge.
    Friday, November 18, 9:00am–11:00am
  • Audio, Staging & Rigging: New technology to be pitch perfect in terms of audio gear, that also meet the latest standards for staging and rigging.
    Saturday, November 19, 9:00am–10:00am
  • Special Effects & Lasers: A truly eye-popping display of pyro, lasers and effects that add panache to productions.
    Saturday, November 19, 10:00am–11:00am
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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Friday, November 18, 11:00am

Join the crowd as we cut the ribbon to launch LDI2022!



LDI Portfolio and Website Review: Lighting and Projection

Friday, November 18, 2022, 12pm to 4pm

All students and young professionals are invited to participate in the LDI Portfolio and Website Review.  

Bring your portfolio and/or device to get tips one-on-one from the industry's top professionals. Co-moderated by Brackley Frayer and Deanna Fitzgerald. Reviewers' list coming soon!

Registration: Coming Soon!

All participants receive a free floor pass to LDI2022.

LDI After Dark

LDI After Dark

Las Vegas opens its arms – and dance floors – to LDI2022 attendees.

Present your LDI2022 badge for free entry into the hottest clubs in town. It’s the perfect way to check out the gear as you dance the night away. Each night will have exclusive VIP expedited entry and access to special VIP table booking options.


Industry After Party Schedule: Coming Soon!

Sponsored by: TAO Hospitality and Hakkasan


Lumen Brothers Light Talk Podcast

Lumen Brothers Live @LDI: Light Talk

Friday, November 18, 4pm to 5pm

The Light Talk podcast features seasoned professional lighting designers and educators— the original three Lumen Brothers Steve Woods (SMU), Stan Kaye (University of Florida), David Jacques (California State University Long Beach), plus Brackley Frayer (UNLV) as well as designers Zak Borovay and Driscoll Otto, and honorary Lumen Sisters Ellen Lampert-Gréaux (LDI/Live Design) and Ann McMills (San Diego State University)—who discuss the latest topics and developments in the world of entertainment and architectural lighting design and offer sage, and sometimes controversial advice to professionals and students of lighting design. Nothing is Taboo, Nothing is Sacred, and they can be as silly as they are informative. Join us for a live taping and toss out questions and topics at LDI.

Fostering the Future Reception


Friday, November 18, 11am-12pm, New Technology Breakfast Room

Join us right after Friday's New Technology Breakfast for a special meet and greet with the next generation of designers, technicians, and creators from LDI's Young Career Professionals Program, including the 2022 Pat MacKay Diversity In Design Scholarship recipients. An A-list of industry experts will host round tables and share advice and insights as we "foster the future" of entertainment design and technology.

Diversity Fireside Chat


Saturday, November 19, 1:30pm, LDI Circle Bar + XR Lounge

Join us in the LDI Circle Bar + XR Lounge for a conversation on the need for increased diversity, equity, and inclusion in the live events industry, an important issue the industry is facing and there is so much more to learn. 



LDI Awards

Diversity in Design Scholarships & LDI Product and Booth Awards Ceremony

Saturday, November 20, 6pm, LDI Circle Bar + Lounge  

Support diversity and inclusion as we acknowledge and celebrate the 2022 recipients of the 4th annual Pat MacKay Diversity In Design Scholarships, sponsored by LDI. Followed immediately by the LDI2022 Booth and Best Debuting Product Awards, which honor technological advances in new products from our exhibitors and those companies who excel in their booth design.