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A.C. Lighting Inc. Named Exclusive Distributor for LumenRadio

Effective immediately, A.C. Lighting Inc. is the single, exclusive distributor across the United States and Canada for Wireless Solutions and LumenRadio products.

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Matt Bauer

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August 31, 2023

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Mark Moore Joins Matrix as Toronto Branch Manager

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.

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Matt Bauer

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August 10, 2023

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A Wise Move for Robe

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.

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Matt Bauer

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July 11, 2023

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Robe Lighting s.r.o. Agrees To Acquire Avolites

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.

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Matt Bauer

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June 6, 2023

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Lighting veteran Koy Neminathan joins Elation as new Director of Business Development

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.

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Matt Bauer

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May 17, 2023

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Enterprise Video and Employee Engagement Specialist Bunch Acquired by Uniguest

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.

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Matt Bauer

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May 2, 2023

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Reservations Are OPEN! Book Your SALC Hotel Room Today

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!

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Matt Bauer

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April 28, 2023

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Jason Baeri Lights Depeche Mode World Tour with Elation Artiste and New Rayzor Blade

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.

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Matt Bauer

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April 24, 2023

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ICE Cable, The Leading Manufacturer of Premium Low-Voltage Wire and Cable Products, Joins SFM's Brand Portfolio

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.

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Matt Bauer

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April 10, 2023

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Chauvet Acquires LynTec

In keeping with its mission of providing customers with cutting edge technological solutions, Chauvet has acquired LynTec, a leading global supplier of electrical power solutions for lighting, video, and audio systems.

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Matt Bauer

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April 2, 2023

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SMPTE President Renard T. Jenkins to Present Keynote Addresses for the Public Media Technology Summit and 2023 NAB BEIT Conference

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.

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Matt Bauer

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March 9, 2023

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WAVIT Establishes Speakers Bureau to Elevate Women in ProAV and IT

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.

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Matt Bauer

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March 8, 2023

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Anthony Stofflet Named Brand Manager - Luminex

A.C. Lighting Inc., distributor of world-class lighting and rigging technologies, is pleased to announce Anthony Stofflet has joined the team as Brand Manager for the Luminex product line.

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Matt Bauer

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March 8, 2023

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Ontario's CHCH Television Unveils New State-of-the-Art Studio with Elation Lighting System

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.

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Matt Bauer

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March 3, 2023

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A.C. ProMedia Promotes Shane Shah to Brand Manager

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.

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Matt Bauer

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March 1, 2023

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CAYMON Professional Racking Equipment now Available in North America

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

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Matt Bauer

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February 28, 2023

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distribution

SFM Becomes Exclusive Canadian Distributor for BirdDog Technology

BirdDog is a global producer of video technology products, such as NDI PTZ cameras and NDI converters.

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Manus Hopkins

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February 2, 2023

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RIP: Robe's John Bilyk has Died

Bilyk passed away at age 70 in December.

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Manus Hopkins

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January 27, 2023

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Call for EXPO-SCENE TEC Talks

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!

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Matt Bauer

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January 26, 2023

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Elation expands U.S. Sales and Product Development Team

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.

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Matt Bauer

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January 24, 2023

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anolis

Anolis Reveals New Brand Identity

This follows the expansion of Anolis’ business over the last two years and its close alignment to and connection with entertainment brand Robe.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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April 4, 2022

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acquisitions

Solotech Acquires XR Studios; Expands Virtual Production Services with LA Campus for Extended Reality

The new venture will augment the company's recently-established Media and Entertainment Technology (MET) Division.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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December 17, 2021

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distribution

Techni+Contact Appointed as Canadian Distributor for Patton Electronics

Patton Electronics, a U.S. manufacturer of pro AV, unified communications, and industrial connectivity products and services, has signed a distribution agreement with Techni+Contact Canada Ltd, to be a national distributor for the commercial AV markets.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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September 27, 2021

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Luminex Announces A.C. ProMedia as Exclusive Distributor

Luminex Network Intelligence has announced an exclusive distributor partnership with A.C. Americas, effective Monday, September 21, 2021. As a part of this agreement, A.C. Americas will now exclusively distribute Luminex products in North America through its two sales divisions: A.C. ProMedia, and A.C. Lighting Inc.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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September 17, 2021

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solotech

Solotech & Waveform Entertainment Present Esports Showcase

The event gave viewers an opportunity to learn about esports and its place in the live event market, as well as experience a Solotech and Waveform esports production first-hand.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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September 17, 2021

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NAB Show 2021 Cancelled Amidst Delta Variant Concerns

The NAB Show announced today that the 2021 event has been cancelled, citing concerns regarding the COVID-19 Delta variant. The 2022 NAB Show is slated to take place from April 23-27, 2022 in Las Vegas.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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September 15, 2021

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