Learn Self-Promotion 101 at Expo-Scene

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

SMALL Jim's presentationAt EXPO-SCENE 2015, Jim Norris, President of Norris-Whitney Communications, will be presenting a special seminar – Self-Promotion 101.

This seminar will show you how to promote yourself, your business or your career. Learn insider, no B.S., tips that you can put into practice the next day. You will learn:

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Visit Us at Expo-Scene booth 450

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

PLP issue coverNorris-Whitney Communications is proud to be a media sponsor of EXPO-SCENE, Canada’s largest production trade show – March 26 and 27 at the Palais de Congres in Montreal.

Norris-Whitney Communications will be exhibiting at Booth 450.

On hand will be complimentary issues of Professional Sound and Professional Lighting & Production.

Music Books Plus will be presenting  a great selection of books on live sound, pro audio, lighting, rigging, trussing, theatre and more at special show prices.

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Seminar Schedule & Other Details Set for CITT Expo-Scene in Montreal

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

ADD02 MTLCITT has confirmed the seminar schedule and other details for the inaugural edition of Expo-Scene,  which will take place at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, Thursday and Friday, March 26th and 27th 2015. This will bring together industry members in audio, lighting, video, staging, and multimedia technologies. An array of industry and educational seminars will enhance the experience during the two-day show. In addition to visiting over 50 exhibitors and benefiting from a wealth of networking opportunities, you can attend seminars and workshops on the latest technologies, product innovations and business techniques.

Seminar Schedule:

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InfoComm Issues Request for Information

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

InfoComm graphicInfoComm has issued the following Request for Information (RFI):

As the trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide, InfoComm International must remain at the forefront of technology trends in order to inform its members of new advances and best practices that may affect the way they design and integrate AV/IT systems. To date, InfoComm and its volunteers have collected and disseminated knowledge in the form of books, training, standards, white papers, best practices guides and more.

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LightConverse & High End Systems Lighting Challenge Now Open

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

LightconverseLightConverse and High End Systems are now accepting submissions for the Premier Challenge contest in which lighting designers can submit a video of their work created in LIGHTCONVERSE.


There is no particular theme for the Premier Challenge except that designs must be original.

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IIDEXCanada 2015 Opens Call for Presentations

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

IIDEXCanadaIIDEXCanada – the national design and architecture exposition and conference – has opened its call for presenters. The event takes place Dec. 2-3, 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building.

Thousands of influential buyers and decision-makers of the design, architecture, building, and real estate industries will participate in the over 80 accredited seminars offered by industry leaders.

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February Freeze Returns on Tuesday

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Feb Freeze bannerWilliam F. White International’s 14th annual February Freeze technology showcase is coming up this Tuesday, Feb. 3.   This pre-NAB exhibit, known for bringing together some of the brightest minds in the business with the latest innovations and technologies, will return to Toronto’s largest production support complex, William F. White Centre from 4-8 p.m.

 “February Freeze has become a key destination for the world’s top industry manufacturers to showcase their newest screen-based technologies and advancements,” says Comweb Group Chairman/CEO, Paul Bronfman.  “From students and emerging content creators to seasoned pros, The Freeze offers something for everyone.”

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Enter the Sweepstakes to Win a $300 Music Books Plus Gift Certificate

Monday, December 8th, 2014

KIVK START FACEBOOK 2Here it is….your chance to enter to win a $300 gift certificate from Music Books Plus with the Kick Start Your Career Sweepstakes! Simply like the Professional Lighting & Production Facebook page and enter your info. Build your knowledge and “Kick Start Your Career” for 2015 with all the latest books in the industry available at Music Books Plus.

Go here to enter – http://on.fb.me/12sihLt

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A.C. Lighting Takes On LumenRadio Distribution; Appoints Prolyte Rep

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

04 Adrian PlantWireless lighting controls maker LumenRadio has appointed A.C. Lighting as the exclusive distributor of the CRMX product portfolio in North America. With this, the full LumenRadio product portfolio is now available through A.C. Lighting.

“We have followed LumenRadio’s success with great interest and admiration over the years. We have always had great respect for the company’s products and the market position they have achieved in a very short time,” says JF Canuel, managing director at A.C. Lighting.

As well, A.C. Lighting has appointed Adrian Plant (pictured) as its Canadian sales and North American Prolyte representative. Plant will provide Canadian representation for the full range of brands available from A.C. Lighting. He will also provide representation for the Prolyte staging and trussing range across all of North America. Plant can be reached at 416-937-3611 or adrian.plant@aclighting.com.

For more information, contact A.C. Lighting: 416-255-9494, northamerica@aclighting.com, www.aclighting.com.

Inaugural Expo-Scene Heading To Montreal

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

ADD02 MTLCITT/ICTS is presenting the inaugural edition of Expo-Scene, which will take place March 26 and 27, 2015 at the Palais des congrès in Montreal. This will be the only Greater Montreal-area event showcasing pro audio, lighting, video, staging, and multimedia products and services.

Conference sessions in French and English will be held on current topics such as occupational health and safety, new technologies, and those of the future.

CITT/ICTS President Michael Harris comments, “We are very excited to offer Expo-Scene as a vehicle for our exhibitors to the Quebec professionals in the pro audio, lighting, sound, audio-visual, and multimedia technologies markets. The immediate interest from our exhibitors exemplifies the importance of Expo-Scene and quality of products that will be on hand for our visitors. I look forward to welcoming both visitors and exhibitors to Montreal for the inaugural Expo-Scene Trade Show. See you in March!”

Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are available to industry manufacturers and suppliers. For more information, contact CITT: 613 482-1165, info@citt.org, www.citt.org.