This market research report on the global stage lighting market offers analysis on market size & forecast, market share, industry trends, growth drivers, and vendor analysis. The market study also includes insights on segmentation by product type (light fixtures (based on light type, light source, & fixture movement) and lighting control systems), by end-user type (touring rental and fixed installation), by application type (large venues & events and architainment), and by geography (APAC, Europe, North America, Latin America, and MEA).
The increasing use of innovative, spectacular lights display for concerts, plays, operas, dance performances, theatre, and other performances is attributing to the growth of the global stage lighting market. The intensity, color, distribution, direction, and movement impact the theatrics of performance and boosts the demand for this lighting equipment in the global market. These light fixtures are used to shape the audience’s focus, drawing their eyes across the stage and often communicating emotions with a light design, color, and type. These products illuminate not only the stage or room but also can be used to enlighten the mood of the audience, and the effective use of stage spotlight can transform a space into a lively place. Various sound reinforcement equipment vendors are integrating their product line-up to meet the varied consumer requirements in the global market. The growing demand for innovative products and the increasing end-users’ spending sentiments on music concerts and festivals are the primary factors attributing to the evolution of the global market. The growing popularity of theatre lighting fixtures and control systems across countries such as China, Germany, Japan, and India due to the boom of the commercial real estate, hospitality, corporate, and music industry will create lucrative opportunities for top vendors operating in the market. The drastic shift in consumer behavior, a growing number of live music concerts, and trade exhibitions in developing countries will augment the development of the market. Availability of low-cost LEDs and the development of wireless digital technology will contribute to the transformation of the global stage lighting market.
The futuristic inventions in wireless digital technology and growth in the complementary digital technologies will help increase investments in the global market. The launch of high-quality products that offer ease of usage, connectivity, design, sensor technology, signal transmission, and brightness level will boost the demand for these lights. The global stage lighting market is anticipated to reach revenues of approximately $3 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of around 4% during 2017-2023.
Stage Lighting Market at a Glance
Stage Lighting Market - Overview
The exponential expansion of live performance and the music industry is promoting the growth of the global stage lighting market. The stage equipment is the heart and soul of the live music industry and creates an immersive experience for the end-users and consumers in the global market. The spurt in the growth of the live music concerts and events is resulting in corporate sponsorship for music tours, venues, and events in the global market. The corporate sponsorship of such events grew around 6% in 2016 to reach $1.5 billion from $1.42 billion in 2015. The attendance at these concerts and music festivals is increasing exponentially as the audience get a chance to witness and experience their favorite artists performing on the stage. These events require sophisticated lighting fixtures, lighting control solutions, and other accessories such as cables and sound networking solutions will boost revenues in the global stage lighting market over the next few years. For instance, in the UK, audience attendance at live music events at concerts and festivals (such as Glastonbury) rose by about 12% in 2016, contributing about $5.4 billion to the UK’s economy.
This market research report includes a detailed segmentation of the market by product type, end-user type, application type, and geography.
Segmentation of Stage Lighting Market
Stage Lighting Market – By Product Type
Automated lighting fixtures to gain immense prominence in the global stage lighting market during the forecast period
The global stage lighting market by product type is segmented into light fixtures (based on light type (beam projectors, ellipsoidal, followspots, fresnels, PARs, scoops, striplights & CYC lights), light source (conventional & LED), & fixture movement (static & automated/intelligent)) and lighting control systems (stage lighting controllers & visualizers). The light fixtures segment dominated more than 3/4th of the market share in 2017, growing at a CAGR of more than 4% during the forecast period. The growing popularity of spotlights and floodlights is propelling the growth of this segment in the global market. Spotlights are also referred to as profiles, or spot fixtures, or fixtures with the hard-edged beam and it allows a perfect pool of light or light beam to be projected to mask-off a precise area. The increasing proliferation of automated or robotic or intelligent lights for huge concerts, exhibitions, and trade shows is augmenting the development of the global stage lighting market. The usage of automated fixtures adds adaptability in a show as any last-minute adjustments can be accommodated without any hassle. The increasing proliferation of 3D visualizers will help the visualizers’ segment to gain some market share during the forecast period.
Stage Lighting Market – By Application Type
Construction of new stadiums and game arena to propel the growth of large venues & events in the global stage lighting market
The application type segment in the global stage lighting market is classified into large venues & events and architainment. The large venues & events segment occupied the largest market share in 2017, growing at a CAGR of 4% during the forecast period. The increasing construction of new House of Worships, stadiums and arenas, theme parks, and the rising number of concerts, seminars, trade shows, and exhibitions is augmenting the growth of this segment in the global market. The installation of innovative light solutions in theme parks to facilitate and enhance the consumer experience and transforming the structures into a visual delight will propel the demand for new product launches in the market. The increasing use of LED fixtures in the construction of new stadiums and game arenas worldwide will create lucrative opportunities for top vendors in the global market. With the rise of urban centers and growing consumer confidence, players are focusing on leveraging technologies to supply of-chain efficiency and sustaining the intense competition levels in the global stage lighting market. The increasing use of LED fixtures along with motion sensors in many architectural buildings, monuments, and other facades worldwide will help the architainment segment to increase their revenues in the market.
Stage Lighting Market – By End-User Type
Rising number of music tour shows drives the growth of touring rentals in the global stage lighting market
The global stage lighting market by end-user type is segmented into touring rental and fixed installation. The touring rental segment dominated more than half of the market share in 2017, growing at a CAGR of around 4% during the forecast period. The increasing number of live performances, increasing numbers of music concerts and festivals, and the growth in the number of music tour show by celebrities are the main factors boosting revenues in this segment in the global market. Major companies such as Live Nation or AEG have made it possible to organize global tours for artists in markets. The growing popularity of standalone events such as Coachella, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza is also contributing to the demand for lighting equipment in the market. The increase in the number of live shows across the US has cross 26,000 marks in a year and 80 in a single day in 2017. The growing popularity of the concept of architainment is encouraging the vendors to develop their product portfolio and contributing to the revenues in this segment in the global stage lighting market.
Stage Lighting Market – By Geography
Preference for smart products across North America will contribute to the revenues in the global stage lighting market
The geographical segment in the global stage lighting market is divided into APAC, Europe, North America, Latin America, and MEA. North America occupied the majority of the market share in 2017, growing at CAGR of approximately 4% during the forecast period. The rapid development of the music industry, increasing commercial construction activities, and rising retail expansion is fueling the transformation of this segment in the global market. The high spending power of the millennials and boomers, growing participation in music festivals, increasing adoption of smartphones, inclination toward new technology, and high urbanization are some of the major factors driving the growth of the North American market. The US and Canada are the largest revenues generators in the North American region in the global stage lighting market. North America’s strong intellectual property laws and availability of high-skilled labor are pushing players to retain its R&D facilities in this region. Continual upgrades and replacements are driving the demand for new products in the European market. Countries such as China, Japan, Australia, South Korea, and India are the largest revenues generators in the APAC market.
Key Countries Profiled
Key Vendor Analysis
The global stage lighting market is highly fragmented, with the presence of various regional and local players. The leading vendors are leveraging technology to launch innovations and upgrades in LED fixtures to sustain the competition in the market. The key companies are using new business models and focusing on developing the portfolio of their establishments to gain a maximum number of consumers and gain a larger global market share. The vendors are competing by product/service extensions, technological innovations, and M&A in the global stage lighting market. The adoption rate of various systems among end-users worldwide will create lucrative opportunities for top vendors in the global market.
The major vendors in the global stage lighting market are:
Other prominent vendors include Absen America, Altman Lighting, Antari, Apollo Design Technology, Ayrton, Blizzard Lighting, Chauvet Professional, Chroma-Q, City Theatrical, Core Lighting, Dexel, Eaton Electrical Systems, Elektralite, Elation Professional, ENTTEC, Epsilon Pro Lighting, Electronic Theatre Controls, Electronic Theatre Controls, Golden Sea, Kumho Electric, Leprecon, Litetronics International, Lycian Stage Lighting, MA Lighting, Mighty Bright, MLS, Nicolaudie, 0energyLighting, Pathway Connectivity, PROEL, Red Lighting, Rosco, SGM, Studio Due, Techni-lux, Teclumen, Ultra-Tech Lighting, Ushio Lighting, and Zumbotel Group.
Key market insights include
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