TLS Productions invited industry professionals to its sixth annual open house and new product showcase on Friday, Sept. 27, 3-9 p.m., at 7350 Eastgate, Suite 160, in Henderson and the event was well attended. Attendees included Las Vegas Mannequins/LV Store Supply owner Alison Wainwright, D.E. McNabb’s Zach Rossetter, Total Show Tech’s Melissa Skipworth, Debbie Somers Furniture rep Christy DiGiambattista, LV Power Professionals’ Leslie Mujica and many more who enjoyed the Cuban theme. The Ann Arbor, Mich.-based TLS Productions specialize in lighting, rigging and audio-visual design and production amd expanded to a 7,000-sq.ft. branch in Henderson, just off Auto Show Drive, two years ago.
Founded in 1954 and with a 55,000 sq.ft. office, warehouse and studio in Michigan,TLS was acquired by Hibino Corp. of Japan in March through its Hibino USA subsidiary, adding value to the company’s tradeshow capabilities.
At the open house, company executives promised a great day of lighting, rigging, A/V and special effects product demonstrations from some of the biggest names in the industry, such as ACT Lighting, Elation, ETC, Green-Hippo, H&X Technologies, High End Systems, Motion Labs, Stagemaker and The Light Source and they delivered. .
Cuban-inspired cocktails and bites were served. (Pictured L-R: ECN Sales Rep Roxanne Tomko and her daughter Lia, TLS Acct. Exec. Emily Ann Jugowicz, ECN Editor-in-chief Jeanne Brei, Toby the TLS Warehouse Tiger, TLS Production Manager Dan LaPorte and ECN Sales/Exec. Asst. Lisa Abrams)
3:00 – 9:00 | Mix + Mingle
4:30 – 4:50 | Stagemaker (SR10, SR1, SR5)
5:00 – 5:20 | Motion Labs (TBD)
5:30 – 5:50 | The Light Source (TBD)
6:00 – 6:20 | Green Hippo (TBD)
6:30 – 6:50 | ACT Lighting (TBD)
7:00 – 7:20 | Elation (Monet, Proteus Product, Seven Series Onyx/Obsidian Control, Fuze Spot/Profile)
7:30 – 7:50 | ETC (Augment3d, PhaseAdept Relevé, Prodigy Fly Pipe)
8:00 – 8:20 | HighEnd Systems (TBD)
TLS Productions offers a turnkey operation, providing consultation and all the necessities to design, rig and light exhibits, productions and permanent installations of any size, including state of the art audio and video elements. TLSP offers equipment rentals and sales encompassing most international brands and both electronic and mechanical repairs are done in house. TLSP also provides theatrical draperies for rental and sale and can fabricate drapery to meet specific needs. For more info, visit https://tlsproductionsinc.com.