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2024 Live Production Summit Celebrates Touring & Live Event Professionals

Jan 24, 2024

This post originally appeared on livedesignonline.com

Live Production Summit (LPS), formerly known as Tour Link, has welcomed touring and live entertainment production professionals at its annual conference for over 20 years.

This year's event, which encompassed all areas from production management, technology, event design, travel and hospitality, logistics, safety, finance, health, diversity and inclusion, took place in Palm Springs, CA, from January 18 to 20.

The networking, business, and educational summit featured panels on emerging technology, increasing diversity, mental health and the future of the industry, in addition to training opportunities from, among others, PK Sound, disguise, and Lightswitch.

The event culminated in an awards gala for the LPS 2024 Pinnacle Award Winners.

Ground Transportation: Beat the Street

Air Charter: Private Jet Services

Coach Company US: Beat the Street

Coach Company International: Beat the Street

Coach Driver US: Clarence Walters

Coach Driver International: Michael “FISH” McCartney

Trucking Company US: Upstaging

Trucking Company International: Fly by Nite UK

Lighting Company: Upstaging

Freight Forwarding: Rock It Cargo

Travel Agent: Debra Copeland

Entertainment Hotel East: Thompson – Nashville

Entertainment Hotel West: Sunset Marquis

Entertainment Rep East: William Bullens

Entertainment Rep West: Klaus Messner

Favorite Venue: Red Rocks Amphitheater

Case Company: R&R Cases

Catering: Eat Your Heart Out

Pyro-Special Effects Company: Pyrotek Special Effects

Radio & Communications Company: Road Radio

Regional Production Company West: 3G Productions

Regional Production Company East: Clearwing

Rehearsal Facility: Rock Lilitz

Rigging Company: SGPS

Staging Company: Tait Towers

Sound Company: Clair Global

Video Company: Gateway Studios & Production Services

Backline Tech: Darren Hurst

Front Of House Engineer: Chad Olech

Monitor Engineer: Travis White

System Tech of the Year: Randy Weinholz

Lighting Director: Cosmo Wilson

Lighting Designer: Cosmo Wilson

Production Designer: Sooner Routhier

Video Director: Mike Duque

Rigger: Clay Hutson

Stage Manager: Steve Roman

Tour Security: Rich Martish

Merchandiser: Cat Berling

Promoter Rep: Karen Schneider

Tour Accountant: Josh Gelfand

Wardrobe: Melissa Doss Diwa

Production Coordinator: Sinead Madden

VIP Rep: Marita Taglialatela

Tour Manager: Marty Hom

Tour Support Company: Master Tour

Production Manager: Phay MacMahon

Credentials: All Access Pass & Design