The Parnelli Awards Move to NAMM

May 12, 2017

Strategic Alliance to Benefit All Sides of Music and Live Entertainment


The Parnelli Awards Move to NAMM 2018 in Anaheim, CA

April 16, 2017

NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants, and Timeless Communications Corp. (TCC), publishers of Projection Lights & Staging News (PLSN), FRONT of HOUSE (FOH) and Stage Directions, have formed a strategic alliance to promote NAMM’s new initiative to better serve the live event production community at its annual trade show in Anaheim.


Chris Weathers and Mary Conde JoinParnelli Board of Advisors

February 20, 2017

LAS VEGAS — Terry Lowe, executive producer of the Parnelli Awards and publisher of PLSN and FOH magazines, announced that Chris Weathers and Mary Conde have joined the Parnelli Awards Board of Advisors. Weathers, based in Chicago, is a regional director of productions for Live Nation. Conde is Director of Productions for Another Planet Entertainment […]


Missed the Parnelli Awards? Watch the video!

February 7, 2017

Watch video highlights from the 2016 Parnelli Awards


David Haskell, President of Morris, Joins Parnelli Board of Advisors

November 15, 2016

LAS VEGAS — Terry Lowe, Parnelli Awards producer and publisher PLSN of FRONT of HOUSE magazines, announced that David Haskell, president of Morris, the Nashville-based production company that handles lighting, audio, and rigging for a wide range of clients, has joined the Parnelli Board of Advisors.


Tom Petty Lauds Richard Fernandez at 2016 Parnelli Awards Gala

October 24, 2016

LAS VEGAS — Adrian Belew, whose skills as an emcee and comedian, it turns out, rivals his artistry on the guitar, dropped a hint midway through the 2016 Parnelli Awards gala that something special was about to be added to an already extraordinary evening Oct. 22 at the Rio in Las Vegas. The surprise: an appearance by Tom Petty to present the 2016 award for Lifetime Achievement to his longtime tour manager Richard Fernandez.


The PLSN/FOH Parnelli Golf Classic: Once Again, Ready to Shine

September 12, 2016

LAS VEGAS — There will be plenty to look at with this year’s LDI show, with the latest moving lights, video gear, staging and rigging equipment and sound systems competing for attention. But one of the greatest networking opportunities during LDI this year will be taking place not within the distraction-filled convention center, but in the great outdoors. The 2016 PLSN/FOH Parnelli Classic Golf Tournament is set for Thursday, Oct. 20 at Siena Golf Club in Las Vegas..


Parnelli Ballot Finalized, Voting Begins!

September 6, 2016

LAS VEGAS — The 2016 Parnelli Ballot has been finalized, and voting has begun! The ballot, which includes the six North American finalists for the Parnelli Award for Hometown Hero Lighting Company of the Year award (chosen during a separate round of voting in July) is posted online at, and it’s up to YOU, the PLSN reader, to decide who among the nominees will step up to the awards podium at the Rio in Las Vegas on the evening of Oct. 22.


Parnelli Week 2016: Closer Than You Think! Reserve Your Seat, Table (and Golf Cart) Today!

August 29, 2016

LAS VEGAS — Yes, it’s August — and still summertime. But the 2016 Parnelli Awards aren’t some hazy abstraction on the distant horizon. The final awards ballot will be posted online in less than a week. Voting will continue for the month of September. And before you know it, October will be here, and the Parnelli Awards staff will be getting the usual last-minute requests for a seat at this year’s awards gala.


Hometown Hero Finalists Announced; Deadline for Parnelli Nominations is Aug. 24

August 16, 2016

LAS VEGAS — PLSN readers have chosen the six regional winners of the 2016 Hometown Hero Award competition. These top vote getters from each of five U.S. regions plus all of Canada will be automatically entered on the Parnelli Awards ballot. PLSN readers will then get a chance to vote on which regional company will be awarded the coveted honor of Parnelli Hometown Hero Lighting Company of the Year. The 2016 Parnelli Ballot will be posted on in early September. The nominations process for all remaining Parnelli Award categories is now underway. The nominations deadline this year is Aug. 24, 2016.