Music Directory Canada Online Version Released

Monday, September 12th, 2016

mdcomouthwithlogoAfter 30 years and nine print editions, Norris- Whitney Communication Inc. has announced the launch of Music Directory Canada Online. Music Directory Canada is a guide to all things musical and just as its printed predecessor, this digital version is an easy to refer to directory and the only one of its kind in Canada.

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Special Hotel Rates Available for Expo-Scene in Montreal

Monday, March 14th, 2016

ADD4 MTLExpo-Scene organizers have arranged special hotel room rates for show attendees at three hotels close to the Palais des congrès. Expo-Scene 2016 will take place May 2nd and 3rd in Montreal.

The three participating hotels are InterContinental Montréal, Holiday Inn Montreal Centre-ville/Downtown, and Hôtel le Dauphin Montréal Centre-Ville / Palais des Congrès. All three are near the show.

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Music Books Plus Launches New Website

Friday, June 5th, 2015

MBPNew HRMusic Books Plus, a division of Norris-Whitney Communications, has launched a new website.

The new site features an extensive list of new titles, fresh, new design, improved navigation and search function and faster checkout.

Included are books, DVDs and software on lighting, staging, rigging, electronics, theatre, video, film production and broadcast.

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Le Maitre Explains How It Improved Productivity

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

gunsThe following was released by Le Maitre to explain how it improved productivity at its U.K. pyrotechnics facility:

In 2013 Le Maitre invested in increasing productivity at its pyrotechnics factory in Peterborough U.K.,  in order to cope with demand. The pyrotechnic manufacturing process is a very labour intensive process and Le Maitre had reached almost full production capacity the year before. The company therefore researched alternative methods, exploring different industries before subsequently identifying a completely new production process which can output 24,000 to 26,000 units per hour, regardless of diameter, and is now resulting in a significant increase in capacity.

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Q & A with Johanne Bélanger, Pres. of InfoComm International & Freeman Audio Visual Canada

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Andrew King, the Editor of Professional Lighting & Production sat down with Johanne Bélanger, the president of both InfoComm International and Freeman Audio Visual Canada, during the 2014 edition of the InfoComm Show.

Find out about current and upcoming initiatives from InfoComm, some trends the organization is identifying in the global AV industry, and a lot more. Click the link below to view the video or copy/paste the URL

Q & A with Johanne Bélanger, Pres. of InfoComm International & Freeman Audio Visual Canada

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Thursday, June 26th, 2014

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Join ‘Professional Lighting & Production’ at the InfoComm International Reception

Friday, June 13th, 2014

giada-infocomm-las-vegasIn cooperation with InfoComm, Professional Lighting & Production magazine invites all Canadian InfoComm visitors to attend the InfoComm International Reception. The reception takes place 5:30  to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 18 at LVH (formerly the Las Vegas Hilton), in Pavilion One.

This is a unique chance to network, relax and socialize with Canadian AV professionals, production companies, consultants, educators, manufacturers, distributors, and reps.

Visitors will have a chance to meet Johanne Belanger, the new president of InfoComm and president of Freeman Audio Visual Canada.

We are looking forward to seeing you on the 18th.