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The Challenge

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The Challenge

VIA Events is looking for new speakers – young, inspired presenters, the lighting professionals of tomorrow!

The Challenge consists of four Rounds through which the best young designers will be selected. Six experienced designers from different parts of the world will be coaching the students to success!

The best six talents will present their paper in the final round at PLDC 2017 in Paris. A full day track will be dedicated to the newcomers , offering them the opportunity to present to an international and professional audience. The overall winner will be announced at the PLDC Gala Dinner and will receive a money prize.