PLASE SHOW 2022, 3‐5 November 2022, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
The 7th PLASE Show ‐ Vietnam's only international exhibition of professional performance equipment ‐ was held from 3‐5 November in Ho Chi Minh City.
Due to the impact of the Covid‐19 pandemic for two years, the country's live event and nightclub and bar sectors suﬀered heavy losses and almost died out, and only recently showing signs of rebirth. The 7th Plase show in Saigon also showed a change in the professional audio market, Vietnamese producers "resurged" strongly, producing many lines of professional speakers for domestic demand .
Although this year's show floor decreased to only 1/3 compared to the same Pre‐Covid event in 2019, the 2022 show still put up a good event with over 30 brands participating in an area of more than 1,000m2. The crowds that filled the hall over the three days thoroughly enjoyed watching the various technical presentations and live performances from sixty‐six booths indoor while the outdoor live demonstration featuring nine line array systems was the star of the event.
While the size of the show has scaled down somewhat, it was good to see that PLASE show still attracted some famous global audio brands to participate. Some of these brands are: NEXO, Adamson, Turbosound, YAMAHA, Wharfedale, d&b audiotechnik, Coda, and Midas. Besides imported brands, there are Made in Vietnam brands such as: Viet KTV, SmartK, A Au, Prosing, PSD, Fill Acoustic, TCB, Titan.