Showtools’ LSS at 2023 AFL Grand Final

As we close the 2023 AFL Grand Final, great congratulations are in order for Collingwood on their victory! Whilst most of the focus was on the sportsmen, let’s take a little look behind the scenes at some of the people that made the final a lot more entertaining!


Taking a closer look at the pre-game show, we have to applaud Mushroom Group for providing the pre-game entertainment and more importantly, LED Strip Solutions (LSS) by Showtools International for supplying the Finished surfaces amongst the stage and Hexagon pods as well as all the cladding and logos for KISS at the Pre-Game Entertainment. LSS has a stellar reputation in providing custom Solutions right across the Asia Pacific.


Graphics & Custom Brushed Flooring:

( Brushed Silver Clear Lam / Black )

– Custom Main Floor Logo ( 14.64 metre Long * 7.32 metre Wide )

– Hexagon 01 – The “Demon” ( Simmons )

– Hexagon 02 – The “Starchild” ( Stanley)

– Hexagon 03 – The “Catman” ( Singer)

– Hexagon 04 – The “Spaceman” ( Thayer)


Other Areas:

– Supplied 650SQM of Finished Surfaces

– Perimeter of Stage Covered in Silver Mirror to hide Wheels ( 137 Linear Meters )

– In House Welded Aluminium Frames for Fixing Colorblaze Fixtures to Pods. ( 17 Units )

– In House Welded Aluminium Frames for Vertical Rear Towers ( 6 Units )


Client: Mushroom Events

Lighting Designer: Simon Johnson

Lighting Operator: Chad Spencer

Lighting Supplier: PRG Australia

LED Screen Supplier: CT Group

Pyro: ShowFX

Stage Supplier: Prostage

Custom Manufacturing / Set Build: LED Strip Solutions

Decals Supplied by: Epic Visuals