Tourism Technology Asia 2016
20 - 21 July 2016
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore


Exclusive Behind-The-Scenes Site Tours

As part of our activities for Tourism Technology Asia 2016 & Pro AVL Asia 2016, we have specially-arranged backstage site visits to first-class venues in Singapore which have integrated technologies with an edge in “Creating Exceptional Experiences Through Technology”.

This would create several learning and networking opportunities for visitors presenting in-depth knowledge in key areas:

  • Featuring cutting edge technology and products for prime elements in backstage installation, professional audio, visual, lighting, LEDs systems used in world-class concert venues
  • How to incorporate technology in hospitality spaces to provide a more seamless customer’s experience

Pick from our 2-Day Tours to featured venues 

Day 1
(Registration is FULL and CLOSED!) 

ArtScience: 
Guided tour in a spellbinding gallery with high-end projections 

W Singapore Hotel: 
Savvy hospitality features that contribute to customer experience 

Day 2 

The Star Theatre: 
Backstage installations in a Performance Theatre 

The Esplanade: 
Back-of-House in a world-class performing arts centre

 

Day Programme

Tourism Technology Asia 2016 – Pro AVL Asia 2016: BACKSTAGE TECHNICAL TOUR

Day 1: Tuesday 19 July 2016

Time

Activity

Meeting Point/ Venue

3.00pm

Walk to ArtScience Museum

Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Taxi Stand

3.30pm

ArtScience Museum:

Guided tour in a spellbinding gallery with high-end projections

ArtScience Museum

6 Bayfront Ave, S0189741

4.30pm

Bus to W Hotel

Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Taxi Stand

 

5.00pm

W Singapore Hotel: Savvy hospitality features that contribute to customer experience 

Registration is closed

W Singapore Hotel

21 Ocean Way Sentosa, Singapore 098374

 

6.00pm

End of Day 1 Tour

Bus back to Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Taxi Stand

 

Day 2: Wednesday 20 July 2016

Time

Activity

Meeting Point/ Venue

2.00pm

Bus to The Star

Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Taxi Stand

 

2.30pm

The Star Theatre:
Backstage installations in a Performance Theatre

The Star Theatre

1 Vista Exchange Green, S138617

3.30pm

Bus to Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

The Star Taxi Stand

 

4.00pm

The Esplanade:

Back-of-House in a world-class performing arts centre

Registration is closed

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay; Concert Hall

1 Vista Exchange Green, S138617

6.00pm

End of Day 2 Tour

Bus back to Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Taxi Stand

Rate: $40/pax for 1 Day, $80/pax for 2 Days

Cost includes:

  • Entry pass into 2 key venues for $40, 4 key venues for $80
  • Fully-guided tours by industry professionals
  • Chartered transport to all locations and return trip to Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre at the end of the day tour
  • Small group size of 20 pax for conducive interaction

Terms and Conditions:

  • Kindly register under ‘Visiting’ tab as a Visitor before signing up for this tour.
  • Successful registration for this tour is based on a first come first served basis due to limited spaces available.
  • Site tours are subject to cancellation due to venue availability. Full refund will be made in this case. 
  • Cancellation of your registration will be possible before the following dates
  • Cancellation before 15 June 2016: 50% refund of registration fee
  • Cancellation after 15 June 2016: no refund

 

More about the Venues

ArtScience Museum

An iconic presence along the Marina Bay waterfront, ArtScience Museum is a living, breathing embodiment of the ArtScience theme. The museum’s combination of striking architecture, award-winning design, strong curation and intellectual discussions makes it unique internationally. Designed by renowned architect Moshie Safdie, the ArtScience Museum is also the premier venue for major international touring exhibitions from the most critically-acclaimed collections in the world. This would be an eye-opener for general managers, owners, organisers and technical professionals. More info at: http://www.marinabaysands.com/museum.html.

Many exhibits involve digital interaction and augmented reality, using high-end projection in creating real-time effects. One landmark permanent exhibit called ‘Future World: Where Art Meets Science’, is Singapore’s largest digital playground featuring art installations that evolve in real-time through visitor presence and participation. Taking one through a journey in Nature, Town, Park and Space, Panasonic projectors including PT-DZ780, PT-EZ580 and TH-55LFV70 are focal to bring these multisensory arts to life. This tour is generously sponsored by Panasonic Corporation.

Art Science Museum

The lotus-inspired ArtScience Museum has been called “The Welcoming Hand of Singapore” by Mr Sheldon Adelson, the visionary chairman of Las Vegas Corp

Aquarium

ArtWork: "Sketch Aquarium" -- hand drawn pictures are projected (PT-EZ580 x 3) Photo credit: teamLab


The Esplanade

The Concert Hall is Esplanade's crown jewel, which seats 1,630 and another 197 in the gallery. It is one of only five such halls in the world with similar state-of-the-art features, which hosts an array of Orchestral and Choral concerts, amplified performances, award ceremonies, even conferences and product launches. This venue is the master work of the late respected acoustician Russell Johnson of Artec Consultants Inc. whose cutting-edge approach to acoustics resulted in this Concert Hall possessing one of the best acoustics among concert halls around the world. The hall boasts superb acoustics and would be a vital attraction for owners, organisers and technical professionals. Visit www.esplanade.com/ for more information.

Some Highlights of the Esplanade Back-of-House Tour 
Learn about Esplanade's architectural qualities together with the ethos behind the management of the arts centre and  the development of the arts in Singapore. The tour will cover both front-of-house and backstage facilities, and how there facilities support the smooth and seamless presentations of shows. 

Get behind the scenes access to the Concert Hall and Theatre including the orchestra pit, dressing rooms, the artists' lounge and more. You'll be doing some walking, so do come prepared in comfortable shoes. 

Programme highlights: 
- Learn more about the technical acoustic set-up of the Esplanade Concert Hall 
- Dig deep and discover the underpinnings of the Esplanade Theatre 
- Q&A Session after the tour with representatives from Esplanade's Production Team. 

Esplanade

Chosen by Hamburg-based building data company Emporis in 2014 as one of the 15 most beautiful concert halls in the world, Esplanade Concert Hall


The Star Theatre

The key venue at The Star Performing Arts Centre, is The Star Theatre – a dazzling 5,000-seat auditorium equipped with state-of-the-art technology. Designed by Artec Consultants Inc and Andrew Bromberg of Aedas, The Star Theatre is the largest performing arts theatre in Singapore today. It's audience capacity and cutting-edge stage technology is tailor-made for world-class pop concerts, musicals, dance performances, pop orchestras, choirs, houses of worship and large-scale meetings. The Star's design has won them multiple architecture design awards and is a must see for owners, organisers, technical professionals. See www.thestar.sg for more information.

At The Star, you will be able to see:
- Visit to various venues in The Star Performing Arts Centre – including The Star     Theatre, 5000 proscenium arch theatre
- Brief understanding of the different technologies used to put up shows at The StarPAC
- Visit to the seldom seen parts of a performing arts venue such as catwalks and grid

the star

The grand stage and intimate auditorium mark an audio-visual indulgence like no other, The Star Theatre.


W Singapore Hotel

W Singapore-Sentosa Cove’s 240 custom-designed guestrooms are more spacious than city hotels, with more room for vivid interiors, state-of-the-art technology and dreamy amenities. With more than 1,500 square metres of meeting and event space, W Singapore-Sentosa Cove hosts a wide repertoire of business presentations, honorary gala meetings, weddings, soirees, from corporate to cosy functions. This would be an uplifting experience for technical professionals, general managers, banquet & catering managers, owners, organisers. Find out more at http://www.wsingaporesentosacove.com/.

Key attractions to see would be the Starwood Preferred Guest Keyless, being the first and only hotel in Singapore to be using such technology which provides smooth access into the W’s various amenities for its guests

W Hotel

W Hotel entrance LED Lights