NATEAC Announces Reynold Levy as Keynote Speaker

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
Reynold Levy, President , Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Reynold Levy, President , Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

The North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC) has announced that Reynold Levy will offer the 2016 keynote address to open NATEAC on Sunday morning, July 17th.

Levy, author, philanthropist and an arts management icon, is probably best known to the live performance industry as the president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts from 2001 to 2014.   During his tenure at Lincoln Center, award winning and critically acclaimed programs flourished. Simultaneously, a $1.2 billion physical transformation occurred. Levy authored an account of the transformation in his book, They Told Me Not To Take That Job: Tumult, Betrayal, Heroics and the Transformation of Lincoln Center.

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WFW’s February Freeze Breaks Records in 2016

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Feb Freeze 3William F. White’s 15th annual February Freeze technology showcase broke all previous records for the event, according to organizers. Taking place Feb. 9 at the William F. White Centre in Toronto, February Freeze 2016 welcomed over 1,000 attendees for the first time while the number exhibitors grew from 38 in 2015 to over 50 this year.

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LFI Announces IoT & Smart Lighting Forum

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

10 WHILDSHOT LFILIGHTFAIR International has announced the creation and launch of the LFI IoT & Smart Lighting Forum, a new one-day series of six 60-minute sessions designed to explore the impact of Internet of Things (IoT) and how it relates to smart lighting.

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2016 LED professional Symposium +Expo Opens Call For Papers

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
kongresskultur bregenz LED-symposium

kongresskultur bregenz

The 2016 LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS), the annual international conference that addresses solid-state lighting technologies and its applications, will take place Sept. 20th to 22nd in Bregenz, Austria. Experts from the fields of industry and academia are invited to submit an abstract to present their latest developments and expectations for future lighting trends and innovations to a highly qualified audience. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 19, 2016. The papers will be published in the LpS 2016 proceedings booklets.

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Date & Details Announced for WFW’s 15th Annual February Freeze

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

FebFreeze 1William F. White has announced that its 15th annual of February Freeze show will be held Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at the William F. White Centre (800 Islington Ave.), which is the largest production support complex in Toronto. The show will be open from 3-8 p.m. This annual pre-NAB technology showcase is known for bringing together production professionals with the latest innovations and technologies.

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SMPTE & NAB Renew Technology Summit With 2016 ‘The Future of Cinema Conference’

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
Richard Welsh moderates a panel at the 2015 NAB Show

Richard Welsh moderates a panel at the 2015 NAB Show

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has announced that the newly crafted NAB Show’s ‘The Future of Cinema Conference: The Immortal Movie,’ produced in partnership with SMPTE, will explore how content creators and storytellers combine artistry with motion-imaging technology to thrive now and into the future. Scheduled for April 16-17 during the 2016 NAB Show, the refocused technical conference will examine this topic with an emphasis on the work and inspiration of the industry’s newest generation of filmmakers. Registration for the conference opens on Dec. 21.

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Expo-Scène Returning For Second Edition In May 2016

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Expo SceneFollowing the success of its inaugural 2015 edition, CITT/ICTS has announced that Expo-Scène is returning to Montreal for a second edition on May 2nd and 3rd, 2016. The show will be held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal and bring together professionals in the pro audio, lighting, audiovisual, and multimedia technology industries. They will have the opportunity to see, hear, and test new technologies available on the market.

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LFI 2016 Conference Details Released

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015


10 WHILDSHOT LFILIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2016 will present the largest Conference offering in its 27-year history, according to organizers. The conference’s lineup of more than 140 speakers will share the latest knowledge with industry professionals from across the globe in San Diego, CA at the San Diego Convention Center from April 24-28 (Pre-Conference LIGHTFAIR Institute: April 24-25; Trade Show & Conference: April 26-28).

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USITT 2016 Registration Now Open

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

07 USITTOnline registration for USITT 2016 in Salt Lake City, UT is officially open. Those interested can register and find hotels at USITT’s 2016 Annual Conference & Stage Expo runs March 16-19 in Salt Lake. Very early registration, by Dec. 3, 2015, saves the most money, with the lowest rates.

The 2016 show features over 200 educational sessions and a showcase of the latest in live entertainment technology at Stage Expo.

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LDI Show To Bring Lighting World To Las Vegas

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

01 LDIThe 2015 LDI Show is set to return to the Las Vegas Convention Center from Oct. 19-25, 2015.

Now in its 28th year, LDI will host over 10,000 attendees working in theatre, concerts, clubs, theme parks, houses of worship, and a wide range of international live and broadcast venues. Attendees from more than 88 countries will come to LDI to see the latest gear, refresh their knowledge, and replenish their creativity. More than 350 companies are set to exhibit this year, providing live demos and the opportunity for face-to-face discussions about their products and technologies.

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