Friday, September 11th, 2015
U.K.-based specialist lighting manufacturer i-Pix has announced that Florida-based Inner Circle Distribution (ICD) as its exclusive distributor in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and South America for its new db1 video/beam effect light-source.
The db1 was launched in April this year. i-Pix’ Chris Ewington explains that he specifically sought an independent and specialist distribution company to represent the brand and support and promote i-Pix products and concepts.
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
George Koumis (left) and Tim Brooksbank
Calibre has appointed George Koumis as technical business development manager with focus on Calibre’s OEM business and sales channels in the Americas.
Koumis is based out of Sacramento, CA and will focus on building OEM relationships. Koumis started his professional career in design engineering of video scan convertor boards at General Electric. He also has 20 years’ experience working for Barco in business development, design engineering, and product management for image processing technology including at Folsom.
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
Speaking proposals are now being accepted for the 2016 NAB Show, which will be held April 16-21, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV. In addition to the world’s largest expo of media and entertainment technologies, NAB Show offers educational opportunities that demonstrate how innovations in digital media may generate new business and career opportunities.
Friday, August 28th, 2015
LDI Show 2015 organizers have released some details for the upcoming LDInnovation & Technology Conference, which features three days of sessions on the issues important to the lighting, production, and staging industry. The 2015 LDI Show will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from Oct. 19-25. The conference portion will be held from Oct. 19th to 25th and the exhibition portion will run from the 23rd to 25th.
Thursday, August 27th, 2015
On Sept. 1st and 2nd, AMX Canada and Techni+Contact we will be launching the second leg of their cross-Canada product conferences near Montreal to showcase all their commercial lines.
These events will entail an intense half-day of workshops from manufacturers, table top presentations, and demos. Snacks, refreshments, and lunch will be provided as well as door prizes and giveaways.
There will be four identical sessions over two days. Seats are limited so those interested are encourage to register soon, say the companies.
Presentations and Technology Showcases to include:
- “Video & Network Media over IP Networks” by Jamie Trader – AMX by Harman
- “Managing AV in the Connected Enterprise” by Justin Kennedy – AMX by Harman
- “Sound Masking Solutions” by Matt Ransom – Cambridge Sound Management
- “Conference systems” by Natalie Scalise, Techni+Contact Canada Ltd
- “Art of Mixing: Digital vs Analog” by Dave Nicholas, Techni+Contact Canada Ltd
- “Muxlab Connectivity Solutions” by Pascal Gaudrault, Muxlab Inc.
- “Media Matrix” by Natalie Scalise, Techni+Contact Canada Ltd
When: Sept. 1-2, 2015
Where: Pearson Electrotechnology Centre, room C201
5000 René-Huguet, Lachine, QC, H8T 1M7
*enter by the main entrance.
Registration is available, HERE.
Thursday, August 27th, 2015
This Monday, Aug. 31st, is the last day that visitors can pre-register for free entry to PLASA Show 2015, one of the largest annual business events for the live entertainment technology industry. Organizers say international pre-registrations are at their highest level since the show moved to ExCel on London, England in 2013, with registrations coming from over 90 countries so far.
Monday, August 24th, 2015
Terrier Marketing’s Graham Likeness
After a five year hiatus, Terrier Marketing Inc. has reopened up shop, providing both manufacturer representation and marketing consulting for entertainment services and technology markets. Led by industry veteran Graham Likeness, Terrier Marketing says it is positioned to support companies of all sizes.
Friday, August 21st, 2015
SC Media Canada has announced the addition of David Gardner to its Ontario sales team.
With over 20 years of sales experience behind him, we are proud to have David join our team.
Sami Midani, SC Media VP of sales and marketing for Harman Pro, explains, “Our business in Ontario is growing and our product catalogue is expanding. SC Media felt a need to add more resources for our Ontario customers. David Gardner is a passionate individual that is recognized by Ontario’s audio, video, and lighting community for his professionalism, dedication, and technical knowledge. His professional background and track record is impressive. His skills and expertise will nicely compliment the work of Jeremy Power and David Petican in Ontario. We are quite excited to have David join our team.”
Thursday, August 20th, 2015
Solotech has announced that Claude Regimbald has been appointed as the company’s director of business development, Quebec territory.
Regimbald founded Specs Audio in 1979, a company he successfully led for over 30 years. Following the acquisition of Specs Audio by Solotech in 2012, Claude spent three years as general director of the Solotech office in Gatineau and Ottawa. As part of his new role, Régimbald will be responsible of developing new market segments and collaborating with the Montreal, Quebec, and Saguenay sales teams.
Monday, August 17th, 2015
Freeman Audio Visual has announced the appointment of David Campbell as executive vice president and chief operating officer of its Canadian division, effective immediately. Campbell has spent nearly 30 years in strategic leadership roles, including seven as vice president and general manager of a large audio visual firm.
“Never resting on its laurels, Freeman is a dynamic enterprise that nurtures and embraces the entrepreneurial spirit,” says Campbell. “My approach to business strongly aligns with the core values of the company, and I look forward to working with this incredible team to further build upon its history of success and leadership in Canada.”
As the Canadian audio visual division’s most senior executive, Campbell is responsible for developing strategies, driving continuous growth, maintaining operational excellence, and ensuring customer and employee satisfaction. He will set the company’s short- and long-range goals related to sales, operations, financial performance, and quality.