Join us for the USITT19 Conference & Stage Expo

USITT’s Annual Conference & Stage Expo provides education, networking, and hands-on opportunities to theatre and live entertainment industry professionals. Share and explore innovative technologies, new products, and methods while fostering lifelong connections.

March 20-23, 2019 • Louisville

Louisville is Where it All Happens

No matter how you pronounce the name, Louisville is ready for your arrival! Join fellow innovators, designers, technicians, and educators for a week of collaboration, networking, and reunions in the newly remodeled Kentucky International Convention Center in one of America's most inclusive and welcoming cities.

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More than 300 exhibitors will span across 43,000 square feet of Stage Expo floor demonstrating new products, speaking with attendees, and displaying the industry’s latest and greatest.

Four days of technical theatre and live entertainment innovation under one roof makes for an technical theatre industry lover’s dream.

5,000 + attendees will take part in over 200 sessions and educational opportunities providing credits, knowledge, and new tips and tricks.

USITT Conference

We’ve been waiting for you! USITT19 is an extravaganza of technical theatre wonder. The industry’s top companies collide with attendees providing a hub for innovation, new technology, education, and networking. The Stage Expo floor delivers a show like no other while over 200 educational sessions and hands-on training opportunities provide tactile options to all. The diversity of experts from academic institutions, combined with new and seasoned professionals from a broad variety of disciplines, cannot be found at any other event.

New World Rigging Symposium

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN. The second annual New World Rigging Symposium will take place in Louisville during USITT19 giving rigging professionals a twofer

Professional Development Workshops

These hands-on workshops get you up close and personal with the many facets of the technical theatre world

It’s all a stone’s throw away

Stay awhile. Your housing and travel options are only a click away.

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USITT Stage Expo

New and innovative technology rubs elbows with the best products the industry has to offer on the Stage Expo Floor. This industry hub welcomes all levels of experience in one place all with similar goals and passions.

Dark Zone

Are you afraid of the dark? Our lighting exhibitors will leave the light on for you

Interview Area

Looking for a job? Stop by the Expo floor interview area to set up an interview with some of the industry’s top companies

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USITT19 Sponsors

We value our sponsors and want to give them the spotlight. USITT19 is proud to work with these 2019 sponsoring companies. Without them, many opportunities, equipment, sessions and exhibits would not be possible.
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