PLASA Announces First Professional Development Program Seminars for 2015

Monday, July 6th, 2015

PLASA seminarThe PLASA Professional Development Programme will once again bring global experts together to share their insight and experience at the 2015 PLASA Show, which takes place at London’s ExCel from Oct. 4-6, 2015. The first tranche of seminar sessions has just been announced, featuring a wide range of subjects.

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New Events & Training Opportunities Announced for InfoComm Show

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

15 InfoCommSeveral news event and training opportunities have been announced for the 2015 InfoComm Show, which will welcome 980 AV exhibitors and more than 37,000 attendees from 110-plus countries to Orlando, FL from June 13-19 at the Orange County Convention Center.

Opening Keynote: The Internet of Things

Tuesday, June 16 – 4-5:30 p.m.

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Westbury to Host ‘Imagine’ Technology Showcase in Toronto

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Westbury National will be hosting its first Imagine Technology Showcase at the Carlu event space in College Park in Toronto on April 28, 2015 from 2-7 p.m. Westbury describes Imagine as an “opportunity to see, touch, and interact with the latest innovations in audio, audiovisual, and lighting technology, and network with professionals from the pro audio, audiovisual and event industries.”

Over 30 exhibitors have been confirmed so far, including Christie Digital, AMX, Panasonic, Creston, Meyer Sound, and Avolites. The event will feature technology exhibits, as well as demonstrations, seminars, and speakers. Admission is free.

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ETC Announces Third Annual CUE Conference

Friday, April 17th, 2015

ETC CUE 2013_Eos-family trainingETC’s CUE (Create. Understand. Experience.) professional-development conference is to be held June 2628, 2015 in Madison, WI. Organizers say it will have something for designers and programmers of all skill levels, whether they have years of experience in the most well-known venues, are just getting started in their careers, or consider lighting to be their hobby or side job. The conference is designed to be beneficial for professionals who work with all different kinds of lighting, including for theater, houses of worship, broadcast, dance, academic institutions, architecture, live events, and more.

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Terrence Spivey Calls for More Diversity in Theatre Tech in USITT Keynote

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

USITT Terrence SpiveyTerrence Spivey, artistic director of Cleveland’s Karamu House, urged all technical theatre practitioners to recruit and mentor more students of colour in his Keynote address at USITT 2015 in Cincinnati on Wednesday.

Spivey opened USITT’s 55th Annual Conference & Stage Expo at the Duke Energy Convention Center with a speech reflecting on the history of black theatre in the U.S. and Karamu House’s success as the nation’s oldest black theatre.

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LFI 2015 Speakers & Events Announced

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

08 LFILighting and design professionals from around the world will converge for networking opportunities, presentations by industry thought-leaders, and event experiences at the LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. LFI takes place May 3-7 at New York’s Javits Center (Pre-Conference LIGHTFAIR Institute: May 3-4; Trade Show & Conference: May 5-7).

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PLASA Focus: Orlando Starts in One Week

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

PLASA Focus Orlando 2015PLASA Focus: Orlando is coming up next on Tuesday, Feb. 17 and Wednesday, Feb. 18 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel. It is a two-day event showcasing the newest technology, regional dealers, and free educational seminars (listed below), featuring professionals in lighting, video, and stage technologies.Free registration is still open HERE.

The free educational seminars will include:

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5th LED professional Symposium +Expo: Call for Papers Now Open

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

lps_header_280x124The international program committee for the fifth LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS) has opened the “Call for Papers”. The LpS 2015 will take place from September 2224, 2015, in Bregenz, Austria. Authors from science and industry have until Feb. 20, 2015 to submit their drafts on the subject of “Trends & Technologies for Future Lighting Solutions”.

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February Freeze Details Released

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

FebFreeze14William F. White International has announced the return of its yearly technology showcase, The February Freeze.  Now in its 14th year, 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, on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, from 4-8 p.m.

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Canadian DJ Show Returning to Toronto in March 2015

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

CDJ Show 2014The Canadian DJ Show presented by Pioneer DJ is returning to Toronto in 2015 and organizers say it will be the largest CDJ Show yet. Taking place March 13-15, 2015, a third day of events and activities has been scheduled and several guest speakers and performers from across the globe have been added in addition to more exhibitors.

The venue for the 2015 show is the Hilton Toronto at Richmond and University, in the heart of downtown. It is a large venue with space to accommodate more exhibits, special features, and guests.

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