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.

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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

For more information, contact A.C. Lighting: 416-255-9494,,

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,,

LDI A Wrap For 2014

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

ADD01 LDIaThe 27th annual LDI Trade Show and Conference returned to the Las Vegas Convention Center for its run from Nov. 17-23, 2014. This year, LDI hosted over 10,000 live production industry attendees from over 75 countries while more than 350 exhibiting companies provided live demos and the opportunity for face-to-face discussions.

For this year’s edition, LDI introduced a new focus on the electronic dance music (EDM) market with the EDM@LDI show floor section. The LDI pro training schedule included the LDInstitute for comprehensive technical training while the LDInnovation & Technology Conference provided three and a half days of technical sessions focused on design tips and techniques, new technological breakthroughs, and the latest projects.

The LDI Show will be returning to Las Vegas next year but running a month earlier, from Oct. 23-25, 2015. For more information, go to

Education Line Up Announced for ISE 2105

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

ISE15InfoComm International, which co-owns of the Integrated Systems Europe tradeshow (ISE), has announces its most comprehensive InfoComm University training to date at ISE 2015. ISE 2015 takes place from Feb. 10-12, 2015, at the Amsterdam RAI.

As in previous years, InfoComm is providing members and guest members with unlimited free access to its on-site InfoComm University education programme. Members and Guests who pre-register for ISE 2015 using an invitation code will receive complimentary access to seminars of their choice on a first come, first serve basis. Two courses not eligible under the free voucher programme are CTS Study Session and the new Master Class.

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PLASA Announces Sponsorship Opportunity for LDI PLASA Booth

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

PLASAPLASA is now accepting applications to sponsor the PLASA Member Lounge at LDI 2014.

Located within the PLASA booth, the lounge is a popular spot on the show floor where Members can meet with colleagues, clients, and friends, grab a cup of coffee or a cold drink, and catch the buzz about the show.

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