USITT Conference & Stage Expo 2021 - United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Mar 10 - 13, 2021 Online
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Why Attend

Event Overview:


USITT’s conference offers education and training for every stage of your career in a variety of formats.  Whether you’re just entering your career or are looking for deeper skill building trainings, USITT is the place to find it all.

Why Attend?

Interested in meeting the best and brightest in technical theatre, getting hands-on with the industry’s hottest new products, and immersing yourself in fast-track sessions? If so, grab a ticket to the USITT 58th annual Conference & Stage Expo.

Spanning over four full days, this event will showcase speakers, demos, top product developers, inspiring keynotes, and opportunities to network with equally passionate professionals and hiring managers worldwide.

This event focuses on top-notch education with top trainers, topic-driven panels, workshops, and opportunities for performing arts communities to address key industry and professional challenges.

With learning opportunities across 13 session tracks including lighting, sound, scene design, costume, architecture, stage management, and house of worship, USITT is the event you’ll be talking about for the next 12 months.

We promise you you’ll leave with a list of creative techniques and inspirational ideas you can make work right away.

Exhibitor Information:

Stage Expo delivers a wide range of attendees; from designers and venue managers, to business owners, students and educators. USITT produces a show like no other. 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.

Exhibiting at USITT allows you to find organizations that are creating productions today, and to educate the minds of tomorrow's designers and managers about your products. Stage Expo is a singular resource they use to find all the products and services they will need to create world class productions as they advance their careers.  Our exhibiting companies offer products and services to create the complete event for the entertainment professional:


Video Projection


Tools and Equipment



Show Control


Higher Education


Scenic Elements



Special Effects

At USITT we are mindful of the costs for our exhibiting companies. We have negotiated with our official Stage Expo contractors to ensure the best possible value for your marketing dollars. At no other show will you find a higher return on your investment!


USITT Stage Expo welcomes people from all aspects of the entertainment industry and all levels of experience. Whether just beginning to learn about products and services or having produced on Broadway, USITT is the event where the entertainment industry gathers.

Decision makers of today and tomorrow

39% of USITT Conference & Stage Expo attendees are students and educators. Today’s education leads to tomorrow’s sales. Be the first to create mindshare with Production Managers, Scenic Designs, Technical Directors, and more.

All Inclusive

At USITT you can plan on reaching your audience from a variety of locations and associations. USITT attendees come from all 50 states and 26 countries, from a variety of disciplines.  In addition to USITT members, partner organizations join and co-convene at the USITT event annually. Organizations include the American Society of Theatre Consultants (ASTC), the Production Manager’s Forum (PM Forum), and the American Institute of Architechture (AIA) to name a few.

About USITT:

USITT was founded in 1960 as an organization to promote dialogue, research, and learning among practitioners of theatre design and technology.

Today it has grown to include members at all levels of their careers and has embraced the new technologies being used in entertainment.  USITT is now the leader in life-long learning opportunities for the entertainment design and technology industry.


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