Winnipeg Ready to Host CITT Rendez-vous 2016

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

01 Rendez-vousRendez-vous 2016, CITT’s annual trade show and conference, will be heading to the Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, MB from Aug. 18-20.

Organizers say this year’s event will feature a new schedule for the trade show with visiting hours over a two-day span on Thursday and Friday. Corporate Day with the new Product Show ‘n Tell Breakfast will kick off the Thursday morning. The Education Forum and Roadhouse Roundtable discussion are scheduled for Friday and Professional Development Day will take place on Saturday. The annual general meeting will return to an AGM Luncheon on Friday.

The conference programming this year includes such topics as Global Networking Through International Organizations, What Are the Skills Needed for the Next Generation?, and a panel discussion on Major Renovations of Existing Theatres.

According to CITT President Michael Harris, Winnipeg is the ideal city for the industry to congregate in the summer. “I am looking forward to Rendez-vous 2016 in such a culturally diverse city,” he tells Professional Lighting & Production. “The Royal Winnipeg Ballet is Canada’s oldest dance company. It’s also the longest continuously operating ballet company in North America. The Winnipeg Art Gallery has the biggest collection of contemporary Inuit art in the world and Canada’s newest national museum – the Canadian Museum for Human Rights – is the first to be located outside of the Capital Region. I welcome you to come to Winnipeg and discover this amazing city and enjoy the 26th Rendez-vous. It’s all about connecting. Soyez branché!”

For more information, contact CITT: 514-504-9998, info@citt.org, www.citt.org.

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