- About PLDC
- Conference programme
- Pre-convention meetings
- Keynote Speakers
- Evening events
- Warm-up events
- Gala Dinner and PLDR Awards
- Convention venue
- Sponsors' exhibition and more
- Press area
- Steering Committee
- PLD Magazine
- Comments and contact
PLDC Steering Committee Chair
Mr. Joachim Ritter
Marienfelder Str. 18
Phone: +49 5241 307 26 0
Wednesday opening reception
On Wednesday, 30. October, 2013 the event will be officially opened with a cocktail reception. Joachim Ritter, editor-in-chief of the Professional Lighting Design magazine and Chair of the PLDC Steering Committee and representatives from the Platinum Sponsors will welcome all attendees. The reception and subsequent get-together is co-hosted by the partner for the evening, Selux. The opening reception offers a platform for communication and for sharing first thoughts about the pre-convention meetings that occurred during the day and expectations of the coming convention!
The opening reception is open to all conference ticket holders.
Thursday evening get-together
After a full day at the convention centre, conference attendees will be invited to the trendy nightclub Toldboden, Nodre Toldbod 24, 1250 Copenhagen, for an evening get-together! In a relaxed atmosphere, guests will have the chance to enjoy the rest of the day with chilled drinks and cool sounds. The get-together starts at 19.00!
Friday – ‘free’ evening
It has become a tradition that the Friday evening during PLDC is free for attendees to spend as they wish. You may like to attend one of the events organised by the sponsoring manufacturers or co-ordinate your evening with friends and business partners.
Sponsors’ evening events:
Fagerhult: Light, Darkness and Champagne
Friday, 1. November, 2013: 19:30 - 22:45
What to expect: Lounge atmosphere, Keynote Address by Malcolm Innes, champagne and snacks
Access: Please register by e-mailing Vivi Dam at email@example.com – limited number of places available
Address: Rundetaarn, Købmagerade 52A, 1150 Copenhagen
More information about Fagerhult's light, darkness and champagne event here.
Louis Poulsen: Wine party
Friday, 1. November, 2013: 18:00 - 22:00
What to expect: Lovely wines, small Italian snacks, coffee and lounge music and a special prize to be drawn: a famous PH Artichoke
Access: no registration required
Address: Gammel Strand 28, 1202 Copenhagen, buses will also leave from the Bella Center at 18.45 and 19.15
More information about Louis Poulsen's wine party here.
Martin Professional: Site visit Industriens Hus
Friday, 1. November, 2013: 18.00 - 20:00
What to expect: Tour of the recently completed Industriens Hus project, followed by a drinks reception and networking
Access: Please register at the PLDC information desk or at the Martin Professional stand.
Address: Vesterbrogade, opposite the town hall square
Modular: After work party
Friday, 1. November, 2013: 17:30 - 22:00
What to expect: Belgian beers – good music and good food
Access: Pick up an entrance card at the Modular booth at the convention
Address: Klubiensvej 22, Pakhus 48 – Frihavnen, 2100 Copenhagen
Osram: Who works hard deserves to party hard as well - Osram & guests @ TØjhusmuseet
Friday, 1. November, 2013: 19:30 – 00:00
What to expect: Lounge atmosphere & music in a unique historical building, fine drinks & food
Access: Contact Andreas Siegmund firstname.lastname@example.org or pick up an entrance card at the Osram booth – limited number of places available, registration required
Address: TØjhusmuseet – the national armory museum, TØjhusgade 3, 1220 Copenhagen
Xicato: Free your Colour party for lighting designers
When: Friday, 1. November, 2013: 19:30 – 23:00
What to expect: Colourful conversations, incredible Indian food, delicious drinks and a stunning secret activity - free your colour!
Access: Contact Shaina Pinell at Xicato for more information
Saturday Gala Dinner
PLDC concludes with a Gala Dinner on Saturday, 2. November, 2013.
The seated dinner provides a framework for closer networking with colleagues and business partners in a special location.
The main focus of the evening is the Professional Lighting Design Recognition Awards ceremony. The PLDR Award recognises those individuals, practices, institutions or industry partners who have contributed most in their work, actions and deeds to the advancement of Architectural Lighting Design as a recognized profession.
The PLDC organisers have re-designed the Awards ceremony, which will be incorporated into an exciting cultural programme. The hosts for the evening are looking forward to welcoming guests to a memorable show!
PLDC 2013 party
Following the Gala Dinner and Awards Show, the evening will finish with a PLDC 2013 Party, offering all lighting enthusiasts the opportunity to celebrate light on the dance floor!
All Gala Dinner guests and ticket holders will have an entrance pass to the PLDC 2013 Party.
Tickets for the party only, can be reserved. Registration will be online from February onwards.