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May 11, 2022   

5 Big Questions:  LightFair's Dan Darby

We catch up with LightFair Show Director, Dan Darby, to discuss the momentum building for this year's event and what the future of LightFair might look like.


Topics we explore:

  1. How is this year's show tracking?  (0:54)

  2. If a lighting person is on the fence about attending LightFair what are a couple of lesser-known factoids/features about LightFair 2022 that she should consider?  (2:00)

  3. How does exhibitor's focus on Return On Investment (ROI) affect the trade show?  (5:20)

  4. How has the pandemic changed live business events?  (7:00)

  5. What is Dan's vision? What will LightFair look like 3-5 years from now?  (8:49)

  6. BONUS:  Which Vegas resident concert would Dan most want to attend – Katy Perry, Shania Twain or Aerosmith?  (10:29)


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