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Solotech, a world leader in audiovisual entertainment and technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bob Leonard as the Vice President of Operations, Sales and Systems Integration Division, USA, starting September 5th, 2023.
Effective immediately, A.C. Lighting Inc. is the single, exclusive distributor across the United States and Canada for Wireless Solutions and LumenRadio products.
Mark Moore has recently joined Matrix as the Toronto Branch Manager. After 25+ years in the Television Broadcast and AV industry, working on projects all over the world, Mark is excited to bring his knowledge and experience to the Ontario market.
Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) presented the recipients of the 50th Annual Illumination Awards on Thursday, August 3, during the 2023 IES Annual Conference. Nine projects including two Special Citations, six Awards of Excellence and the coveted Award of Distinction were recognized. Also presented during the evening’s events were the recipients of the 2023 Brandston Award and the Besal Lighting Education Fund 2024 Scholarships. This year’s recipients represent some of the most innovative and inspiring work found anywhere in the world of lighting.
The RENDEZVOUS Annual Trade Show is open to all and completely free for visitors. It will be featuring countless networking opportunities, a Sound Speaker Demo and a TEC Talk Series (45 mins presentations on a variety of topics related to the industry).
To all of you creatives out there, we see you. And we raise you the all-new Photo+Video Lab at NAB Show New York!
With just 8 weeks to go, IBC2023 is just around the corner, and we cannot wait! There’s so much to see and do. From the new tech and innovation from our 1,000+ exhibitors, the insight and knowledge delivered through the IBC content programme along with features including the return of the Future Tech Zone, the Accelerator Innovation programme and much more …
On Tuesday, July 18 at 2pm EST join us for an in-depth conversation to improve your lighting rig and understand DMX control.
Soundwise is a busy Aarhus, Denmark-based full production rental company which was founded by Lars Thorsager in 2001, initially, as you might expect from the name, as an audio specialist. Their client base includes music and cultural shows and events, touring and corporates, the latter being a rapidly expanding sector.
Midwich, a global specialist audio visual (“AV”) distributor to the trade market, is pleased to announce that it has acquired SF Marketing Inc (“SFM” or “the Company”), a value-added distributor of AV technologies to the Canadian market.
Registration for NAB Show New York is open and with it comes fresh perspectives, amazing people and all kinds of new-to-you and new-to-market tech. That’s right. This is where thousands of just-like-you content economy professionals gather to access pivotal insight and get hands-on.
Co-located with CEDIA Expo, Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 (CIX23) is the first and only dedicated event just for commercial system integrators and technology managers looking for new products, networking and the hottest trends and insights.
CITT/ICTS Rendez-vous 2023 will be held August 16 to 19, 2023 at the Meridian Hall in Toronto, Ontario, with pre-conference workshops on August 15 and 16, and industry Trade Show on August 17 and 18.
InfoComm 2023 brought together the pro AV industry for a vibrant week of showcasing incredible technology innovations, a wide-ranging education program, and numerous networking events on June 10-16 in Orlando, Florida.
Solotech, a global leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of John “Jack” Steinhauer as Vice President, Global Markets, Sales and Systems Integration. This newly created role based in the US is a pivotal leadership position in the Sales and Systems Integration Division.
A.C. Lighting Inc., distributor of world-class lighting and rigging technologies, is pleased to announce that Mike Farmer has joined the team as U.S. Sales Representative – Southeast.
SC Media Canada is thrilled to announce that we have entered into a strategic partnership with Roland Canada to represent their Professional products in Canada. SC Media Canada will act as sales representative for Roland Pro A/V.
Solotech, a global leader in AV entertainment and technology, has announced the opening of a new business office in Frankfurt, Germany.
Robe Lighting, the world’s leading entertainment lighting manufacturer, has agreed to acquire Avolites, leaders in the design and manufacture of lighting and video control products. The agreement was reached in the UK yesterday.
Fast forward to 2023 and you will find TeamBoard now designs and manufactures interactive flat panels for the corporate, government and education sectors. With its headquarters in Toronto, Canada serving a growing international customer base through a global network of distributors.
Elation Professional is extremely pleased to announce that Koy Neminathan has joined the company as Director of Business Development. The accomplished industry veteran comes to Elation from lighting console manufacturer Avolites, where he worked for over 23 years in sales and business development, the last decade as Sales Director.
SFM is very honoured to announce that is has been named as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the fifth consecutive year in a row, designating them as a Gold Standard winner of this business excellence award given by the Best Managed Companies program sponsored by Deloitte Private, Salesforce, The Globe and Mail, and TMX Group. SFM has achieved its prestigious Gold Standard status by receiving this award every year for more than 4 years in a row.
In just a few days, LightFair will electrify the Javits Center, New York with all things lighting. Looking for innovation, education, collaboration? You belong at LightFair.
Uniguest, a global leader in digital engagement technology to multiple end markets, has announced the acquisition of Bunch, an enterprise video and collaboration provider specializing in delivery of video-based engagement solutions for business.
Managing Multiple Priorities: How to Balance It All
This year’s edition of EXPO-SCÈNE took place April 13 and 14 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal and featured over 50 trade show exhibitors, educational TEC talks, demo rooms and networking opportunities to nearly 1600 attendees over the show’s two days.
It's almost time! Registration for the 2023 IES Street & Area Lighting Conference will be opening soon. Get ahead of the game by booking your hotel room today at our host hotel, the JW Marriott Indianapolis!
By registering early for IALD Enlighten Europe 2023, you're not only saving on the cost of your badge for this eagerly-awaited and rapidly approaching conference experience, but you're also letting peers and colleagues know that you're at the leading edge of the advancement and evolution of the lighting design industry.
Depeche Mode is back touring in a big way with their “Momento Mori” world tour with lighting design by Jason Baeri and lighting supply by 4Wall. Elation lighting features in Baeri’s design, including three fixtures from the award-winning Artiste series of LED movers—Monet, Mondrian and Rembrandt—along with Elation’s new Proteus Rayzor Blade.
At the 74th Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards ceremony on April 16, 2023, ARRI was honored with an Emmy for the technical achievement of a digital cinema camera mounted video extender for live audiences. This prestigious accolade, awarded by the National
InfoComm 2023, June 10-16 (exhibits 14-16) in Orlando, Florida, will present a wide-ranging digital signage program, featuring in-depth workshops, the D=SIGN conference, show floor tours, and networking mixer at Vū Orlando.
SFM is proud to announce that ICE Cable Systems has joined its family of quality brands and is now the exclusive Canadian distributor of ICE Cable products. The Austin-Texas-based manufacturer offers complete lines of quality cables and accessories for hassle-free installations in residential and commercial audio video (AV), alarm and security, electrical contracting, and data centers.
InfoComm 2023, June 10-16 (exhibits 14-16) in Orlando, Florida, will spotlight AV products and solutions that will transform the future of learning environments, from presentation aids to streaming distribution systems. The show will feature a rich education program, expert-led tours of learning solutions on the trade show floor, and tours of innovative solutions at the University of Central Florida (UCF).
A.C. Lighting Inc., a distributor of world-class lighting and rigging technologies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Manali Dhaduk as Inside Sales Representative for Canada.
Martin Tremblay, President and CEO of Solotech, announced today the appointment of Martin Carrier as President of the Live Productions Division in Canada.
Four grants of $30,000 each and four awards of $5,000 have been distributed by The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education for 2023, totaling $140,000. This year’s grants and awards brought the Fund’s total distribution to over $1.85 million.
Canada’s leading entertainment technology show is back and ready to make Montreal vibrate with its mix of trade show exhibiting hundreds of brand products, lively demo rooms, exceptional TEC Talks and unique networking opportunities.
The Behind the Scenes Foundation has added a number of new Board Members over the last six months intended to broaden industry representation and ensure continuity for future generations of entertainment technology professionals.
The industry is getting ready for four full days of business, networking and positive energy. At Prolight + Sound (25 to 28 April), visitors can discover all the latest trends and technologies for spectacular events.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today announced that SMPTE President Renard T. Jenkins will serve as the keynote speaker for the inaugural Public Media Technology Summit (PMTS) preceding the 2023 NAB Show and for the 2023 NAB Show’s Broadcast Engineering and IT (BEIT) Conference during its opening session. Jenkins is senior vice president of production integration and creative technology services at Warner Bros. Discovery.
Women in AV/IT (WAVIT), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and empowering women in the AV and IT industries, has officially launched its speakers bureau to help give women a greater share of voice in the ProAV and IT industries.
The Canadian Live Music Association (CLMA) announced today it will offer two critically important virtual training opportunities as part of its commitment to fostering a healthier, safer live music community in response to harassment in Canada’s live music industry: Bystander Intervention Training and Civility & Respect in the Workplace.
As the new Senior Director of Business Development covering the United States and Canada, Sal Amato is the new point of contact for all things Kramer.
CHCH, a television station located in Ontario, Canada, produces unique local news content every week, positioning itself as a prominent news source for Hamilton and the surrounding areas. To enhance its broadcasting capabilities, the station recently inaugurated a versatile studio space and equipped it with broadcast-optimized lighting from Elation Professional.
A.C. ProMedia, distributor of state-of-the-art audio, video, control, and networking products and solutions, is pleased to announce the promotion of Shane Shah to Brand Manager of AUDAC and CAYMON product lines.
Sound Future Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization harnessing the influence of the live event industry to accelerate and catalyze climate innovation, has announced the appointment of its new Board of Directors. The Sound Future Board comprises nine members of diverse experience and background, spanning top creatives, technical experts, industry professionals, and climate financiers, all dedicated to shaping an environmentally sound future.
A.C. ProMedia, distributor of state-of-the-art products and solutions aimed at the commercial and pro-AV installation markets, is pleased to announce its partnership with CAYMON as the exclusive North American distributor
A.C. Lighting Inc., distributor of world-class lighting and rigging technologies, is pleased to announce Darrell Barnes’s appointment to Brand Manager for PROLIGHTS.
Christie® is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph M. Conover as its new director of sales for live entertainment and events, for the Americas
Do you want to share your professional knowledge and experience with your peers? Do you have a topic of importance to the industry? A great desire to impart information or teach? Now is your opportunity to submit a session proposal for LDI 2023!
Registration is officially open for InfoComm 2023, set for June 10-16 (exhibits 14-16) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The show will explore pro AV solutions that accelerate productivity and create unforgettable in-person experiences.
The IES Illumination Awards provide a unique opportunity for public recognition of professionalism, ingenuity, and originality in lighting design based upon the individual merit of each entry judged against specific criteria. This program is not a competition.
The National Lighting Bureau is hosting its Annual Lighting Forum in the coming weeks. The aim of these discussions is to share valuable insight with industry decision-makers and the general public about lighting and its effect on society’s human performance, health, safety and commerce.
Registration for InfoComm 2023 opens Feb. 14, 2023. InfoComm has partnered with NSCA, the National Systems Contractors Association, on education for InfoComm 2023, which takes place June 10-16 (exhibits 14-16) at the Orange County Convention Center.
Elation Professional is excited to announce the promotions of Eric Loader to Global Vice President of Sales & Marketing and John Dunn to Director of Sales – U.S. The promotions reflect not only their exceptional performance and leadership within the company but also their ability to think strategically in order to move Elation forward.
We invite you to submit your ideas for the 2023 IES Annual Conference. This year’s theme, Light Responsibly, focuses on the responsibility that the lighting industry has to itself, to the architectural and construction industry, and to the world at large to ensure that lighting has a net positive impact on the built environment.
GLP Inc. has appointed Tyler Wise as its new director, sales & marketing (Americas). He brings more than 20 years of experience spanning the entire production management spectrum – in particular within the live events, integration and entertainment technology sector.
TEC Talks are a fantastic opportunity for our visitors to access some free professional development, and they also help you promote your business, service or product in an educational format and thereby expand your reach in the Canadian market!
Elation announces the addition of Nick Saiki to the company’s U.S. sales team as Product Application and Customer Experience Specialist – PACE. Additionally, Bob Mentele is transitioning from his role as Elation Vertical Market Manager to join the company’s product development team as Associate Product Manager for Stage Lighting.