DES-Digital Enterprise Show closed its fifth edition on May 20, becoming the first technological event to be held in person after the health crisis. An edition full of challenges, which brought together 8,134 face-to-face visitors in Madrid for three days to talk about digital transformation, about the technologies that are redesigning industries and economic and social models in today’s world. In addition, for the first time it was carried out in a hybrid format, registering 11,489 unique streaming connections from more than 30 countries this year.

Held at IFEMA (Madrid) from May 18 to 20, DES2021 has hosted more than 434 technology experts who have focused on leadership strategies and technologies. Artificial Intelligence, 5G, Cloud, Cybersecurity and Sustainability were some of the great topics that have been addressed during the three days of the congress.

In addition, this fifth edition has also hosted the celebration of the workshop ‘5G Technology: Opportunities for Industry 4.0’ organized by Barcelona Mobile World Capital, the National 5G Observatory and Nokia. Hand in hand with the VR/AR association, DES2021 has been the setting for the presentation of the project ‘To music with the five senses’ of the Reina Sofía School of Music, which is funded by the Santander Foundation and developed by One Digital Consulting, and that promotes music education through Virtual Reality technologies.

Fluge Audiovisuales, thanks to Nebext’s entrustment, was in charge of managing all the audiovisual services (sound, lighting and video) of six spaces of this DES2021: Main Auditorium, Mastercard Auditorium, Tsystems Auditorium, Pyme España Digital, Digital Market Place and Demo Area. The lighting equipment includes the supply of Clay Paky Aleda, Martin Rush and 2kw Fresnels Leonardo projectors controlled by a Gran MA2 light table. In terms of sound, a d&b Line Array system and more than 60 Shure and Sennheiser wireless microphone systems were used, all controlled by Yamaha and Digico consoles. Finally, the video equipment consisted of 300 modules of 4.8mm G pitch LED screen and 20k and 30k Panasonic laser projectors.