CUE Professional Development Conference

  • CUE Professional Development Conference

    July 19-21, 2019 Madison, WI

    CUE 2019

    Join ETC and High End Systems for the fifth CUE conference hosted by ETC! This professional development conference was created for end users of all skill levels including designers, programmers, educators, and students.

    CUE Sponsorships

    We’re offering a limited number of all-expenses paid sponsorship opportunities for the 2019 Conference. We invite applicants from around the world to participate! If you would like to come to CUE for free, click below to start your application.

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  • Registration opens February 18th, 2019

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  • CUE 2019

  • What’s new at CUE 2019?

    Backstage on CUE

    If you’re a technical director, lighting designer, or student aspiring to start a career in the theatrical or entertainment industry, the Backstage on CUE track of sessions is for you! By the end of the conference you’ll have a well-rounded knowledge of ETC and High End System products, systems, and troubleshooting techniques that you can confidently take to any venue.

    *Please note, beginner and intermediate level console training will take place the two days before the CUE Conference. More details below.

    Eos on CUE: Advanced Eos Programmers Track

    This track is tailor-made for experienced Eos family programmers. Learn strategies to take your career to the next level of speed and efficiency and expand your approach to prepping and programming. Some of the best Eos programmers and developers in the world will be in Madison, Wisconsin to help you excel.

    *Completion of a skills-based test will be required for entry into this track.

    Hog on CUE: Advanced Hog Programmers Track

    Are you ready to take your Hog programming skills to the extreme? If you’ve been programming on a Hog console for years and itching for advanced tips, tricks, and strategies to catapult your career, this track is for you. Some of the best programmers and developers in the world will be in Madison, Wisconsin to help answer any questions you may have.

    *Completion of a skills-based test will be required for entry into this track.


    You asked and we listened. Our console training classes fill up fast so in order to get everyone the hands-on console experience you love, we’re adding two days of pre-conference training classes.

    Wednesday, July 17th & Thursday, July 18th


    Console training classes are always popular at CUE so this year we’re giving you two full days before the event to get in as much console training as possible and maximize your CUE experience.

    Register for two full days of HOG or EOS console training.

    *all pre-event training will take place at the ETC headquarters in Middleton.

    Conference Pricing

    Track Early Bird Pricing Standard Pricing
    Two days pre-event console training Eos or Hog family --- $199.00
    Backstage on CUE Track $199.00 $249.00
    Eos on CUE: Advanced Programmer Track $249.00 $299.00
    Hog on CUE: Advanced Programmer Track $249.00 $299.00

    *additional discounts may be available for students and educators

    Your career growth, right on CUE!

  • CUE 2019

    “One of the best educational experiences available for theatrical lighting, rigging, architectural lighting and electrical geek-type folks everywhere.” – Kristi Ross-Clausen, Sapsis Rigging

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