An emerging trend in the live sound industry is the rapid adaption of 3D sound technology. 3D sound or is conceived to better connect and immerse the audience in the audio and or visual experience. Increasing the sweet spot for the live audience and giving the artist onstage a greater pallet of sonic tools to create and engage with the patrons. The change to 3D audio in live, broadcast, and stage monitoring will present challenges in mix and system designs for both creative and objective reasons. This workshop seeks to provide good advice on how to move into the world of 3D audio from experts who have been a part of the transition.