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Appointment Notices

Atlona Adds Scott Varner to North American Sales Team

Varner will fill the role of regional sales manager, northeast, recently vacated by Adam Griffin; who was promoted to director of sales and business development for North America.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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January 17, 2022

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appointment
Appointment Notices

Meyer Sound Promotes Andy Davies to Senior Product Manager; Gautam Sharma In as Product Manager

Davies promoted to senior product manager; Sharma appointed to newly-created product manager post.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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January 13, 2022

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aes
Appointment Notices

The AES Welcomes Josh Reiss as President for 2022

Reiss’ involvement in the Audio Engineering Society spans over 15 years, including being vice-chair of the Publications Policy Committee, co-chair of the Technical Committee on High-resolution Audio, and a former governor of the Society.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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January 11, 2022

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toa canada
Appointment Notices

TOA Canada Promotes Parth Gadhavi to National Business Development Manager

Gadhavi moves over from his time as Ontario east regional sales manager.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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January 10, 2022

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Solotech Appoints Bryce Jewell as U.K. Managing Director

Jewell's appointment augment's Solotech's European expansion and diversification of activities.

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December 22, 2021

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GerrAudio
Events

A Moment of Re-Connection at GerrAudio Demo Days

Taking place December 14th and 15th at Toronto’s Catch the Fire Church, Demo Days presented a long-awaited opportunity for attendees to network, get hands-on experience with GerrAudio’s product lines, and view engaging, informative workshops on exciting new products and their features.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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December 20, 2021

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appointment
Appointment Notices

Silvio Spina Joins Techni+Contact as Regional Sales Manager for Central Canada

Spina brings over 25 years of experience in AV and channel sales. Spina developed unparalleled market intelligence as the director of sales for the Canadian division of Exertis Pro AV, a position he successfully managed for almost 20 years.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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December 17, 2021

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acquisitions
News

Solotech Acquires XR Studios; Expands Virtual Production Services with LA Campus for Extended Reality

The new venture will augment the company's recently-established Media and Entertainment Technology (MET) Division.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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December 17, 2021

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Niscon
Technology

Niscon Debuts New Raynok Website

This new site features product cut sheets, application examples, technical support information, training programs, and a new members area. Visitors can sign up to gain access to download a demo version of Raynok, product drawings, user guides (including a new 900‐page software guide), and more.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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December 16, 2021

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appointment
Appointment Notices

DiGiCo Names Austin Freshwater as New Managing Director

Freshwater, who has been general manager since 2017, takes the reins from long-serving MD James Gordon, who remains CEO of parent company Audiotonix.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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December 8, 2021

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GerrAudio
Appointment Notices

Adrian Sterling Joins GerrAudio as Ontario Sales and Technical Support Manager

Sterling joins the company with 20-plus years of experience in commercial AV, broadcast, TV & film production, and post-production, where he built a reputation for himself as an expert in the field of audio and communications technology.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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December 2, 2021

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SFM
Appointment Notices

SFM Strengthens Leadership Team with Key Executive Hires

SFM hires Jean Pierre (JP) Filion as VP of revenue & growth, alongside Nader Tadros as VP of digital transformation & marketing.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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December 1, 2021

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citt/icts
Events

Expo-Scène Returning to Montreal in 2022; Show to Take Place April 13 & 14

CITT/ICTS' Expo-Scène entertainment technology show will return to the Palais des congrés de Montreal on April 13-14, 2022 after a two-year hiatus.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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November 30, 2021

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PK Sound
News

PK Sound Launches Reimagined Brand & Website

PK Sound, the robotic line array company, has launched its newly redesigned website at www.pksound.ca. The new site showcases the company’s official rebranding, including a refreshed logo and vision statement, along with its expanded core system offering. Both the reimagined brand and website premiered with a global livestream on Nov. 15, 2021.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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November 18, 2021

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awards & distinctions
Events

AVIXA Announces 2021 AV Professional Awards at InfoComm 2021

During an awards ceremony at InfoComm 2021 on Thurs., Oct. 28, at the Orange County Convention Center, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA) announced the winners of the 2021 AV Professional Awards.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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November 4, 2021

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appointment
Appointment Notices

Adamson Systems Engineering Introduces New Marketing Team

Adamson System Engineering has announced multiple new hires within its marketing department. Nadia Adam will be heading the department as marketing manager, while Aria Poynter will join the team in the position of content strategist. Shabnam Farasat has been hired on as the department’s graphic designer.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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November 4, 2021

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events
Events

Prolight + Sound Returns in 2022 from April 26-29; Show Details Outlined

Prolight + Sound has announced its return from April 26-29, 2022 in Frankfurt, Germany. The 2022 event will offer broad spectrum of clearly-focused content; new hotspots for studio production and digital live performance professionals; drive initiatives to encourage ecological sustainability for the future of the event industry; and high-level knowledge transfer and direct product experience.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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November 4, 2021

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citt/icts
Events

CITT/ICTS & TDArts Education Roundtable to be Held October 29th

Join the CITT/ICTS & TDArts Education Roundtable, a monthly discussion held amongst educators (staff and faculty) of theatre production programs across Canada. This ongoing conversation tackles current and upcoming challenges faced by educational institutions.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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October 26, 2021

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distribution
News

Techni+Contact Becomes Canadian Distributor for Stewart Audio

Stewart Audio, a U.S. manufacturer of amplifiers, electronic audio equipment, and components, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Techni+Contact Canada Ltd., a national distributor of audio-visual equipment for the commercial AV markets.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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October 21, 2021

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appointment
Appointment Notices

PK Sound Appoints Trevor Grenier & Darryl Ross to New Posts

PK Sound, the robotic line array company, has announced the appointments of Trevor Grenier and Darryl Ross to the newly created positions of Senior Partner Support and Senior Applications Support, respectively. The two comprise the core of the company’s Brand Team alongside Andrew King, recently appointed as PK’s Senior Brand Support, and report to Chief Strategy Officer James Oliver.

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October 15, 2021

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acquisitions
News

Sound Devices Joins Audiotonix Group

U.S.-based manufacturer Sound Devices LLC has been acquired by Audiotonix, joining Allen & Heath, Calrec, DiGiCo, DiGiGrid, Group One Limited, KLANG:technologies, and Solid State Logic. Sound Devices co-founder Jon Tatooles has also announced his departure for the company, with partnering co-founder, CEO, and chief engineer Matt Anderson continuing to serve in both roles.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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October 15, 2021

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distribution
News

Techni+Contact Appointed as Canadian Distributor for Patton Electronics

Patton Electronics, a U.S. manufacturer of pro AV, unified communications, and industrial connectivity products and services, has signed a distribution agreement with Techni+Contact Canada Ltd, to be a national distributor for the commercial AV markets.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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September 27, 2021

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podcast
News

NWC & Professional Sound Launch the Professional Sound Podcast

From recording, broadcast, and live sound, to integration, post-production, and everything in between, the Professional Sound Podcast is your inside scoop on the audio industry.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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September 27, 2021

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solotech
News

Solotech & Waveform Entertainment Present Esports Showcase

The event gave viewers an opportunity to learn about esports and its place in the live event market, as well as experience a Solotech and Waveform esports production first-hand.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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September 17, 2021

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News

Luminex Announces A.C. ProMedia as Exclusive Distributor

Luminex Network Intelligence has announced an exclusive distributor partnership with A.C. Americas, effective Monday, September 21, 2021. As a part of this agreement, A.C. Americas will now exclusively distribute Luminex products in North America through its two sales divisions: A.C. ProMedia, and A.C. Lighting Inc.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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September 17, 2021

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covid-19
News

AES Vegas 2021 Cancelled; AES Fall Online 2021 Proceeding as Scheduled

The in-person 2021 AES Show in Las Vegas has been cancelled alongside the co-located NAB Show, in light of safety concerns regarding the COVID-19 Delta variant. The AES Fall Online program will proceed, with events taking place online between October 16 – 31, including a broadly focused technical program October 20 – 23.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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September 15, 2021

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News

NAB Show 2021 Cancelled Amidst Delta Variant Concerns

The NAB Show announced today that the 2021 event has been cancelled, citing concerns regarding the COVID-19 Delta variant. The 2022 NAB Show is slated to take place from April 23-27, 2022 in Las Vegas.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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September 15, 2021

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News

AES Announces Preliminary Program & Highlights for October's AES Show Las Vegas, AES Fall Online Events

The AES is set to welcome attendees to its return to in-person events with the AES Show Las Vegas 2021, being held October 10 – 13, followed by the AES Fall Online 2021, taking place October 20 – 23, together with additional Audio Builders Workshop, AoIP, Immersive Audio and Audio Education online elements completing the 151st AES International Convention program.

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Andrew Leyenhorst

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September 10, 2021

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