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October 20th, 2016

smtm-3Registration is now open for Norris-Whitney’s free webinar entitled “Show Me the Money: Getting Funding for Your Music, Company, or Organization.” It’ll be held Nov. 17, 2016 and registraiton is available at www.nwcwebinars.com.

Webinar description: 

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October 19th, 2016

audinate-whitepaperAs a follow-up to the webinar held last week with AV Technology and Shure, Audinate has released for download the whitepaper “Implementing Audio-Over-IP from an IT Manager’s Perspective.” Those who missed the webinar can watch a recording of it here.

About the whitepaper

IT managers increasingly expect AV systems to be integrated with enterprise data networks, but they may not be familiar with the specific requirements of audio-over-IP systems and common AV practices. Conversely, AV professionals may not know the concerns of IT managers or know how best to achieve their goals. This whitepaper helps both sides understand each other’s needs.

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October 12th, 2016

panel-show-moneyOn Saturday, October 15th at 2 p.m., Canadian Musician Publisher Jim Norris will present a free professional seminar titled “Show me the Money” at IMSTA Festa 2016. This seminar, held at Ryerson University’s Rogers Communication Building, will look at how to get funding for yourself, your band, your company or your organization and provide direction on how to write a business plan and a funding proposal that get result. Register now for free athttp://ow.ly/wjAr3057326

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October 6th, 2016

13-imsta-festa-toIMSTA FESTA Toronto, which will be held for free at Ryerson University next Saturday, Oct. 15, has announced its fulls schedule of educational panels and masterclasses. The show opens at 10:30 a.m. with a breakfast before exhibits open at 11 a.m. The educational program will begin at noon with a keynote Q&A with Toronto-based Grammy-winning producer Boi-ida (Drake, Eminem, Jay Z, etc.).

The full educational schedule is:

12 noon – Keynote: Boi-1da

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September 12th, 2016

mdcomouthwithlogoAfter 30 years and nine print editions, Norris- Whitney Communication Inc. has announced the launch of Music Directory Canada Online. Music Directory Canada is a guide to all things musical and just as its printed predecessor, this digital version is an easy to refer to directory and the only one of its kind in Canada.

Music Directory Canada Online encompasses over 10,000 industry contacts within more than 60 industry categories from all across the country.

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September 12th, 2016

17-nabSpeaking proposals are now being accepted for the Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC) at the 2017 NAB Show, held April 22-27, in Las Vegas. Proposals for all other conferences and signature sessions open September 22. NAB Show is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms.

The Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference is designed for broadcast engineers and technicians, contract engineers, broadcast equipment manufacturers, distributors, engineering consultants, and R&D engineers. The conference features technical papers addressing the latest opportunities and challenges facing broadcast engineering and industry IT professionals around the world.

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June 29th, 2016

holiday sale bannerThis holiday weekend Music Books Plus wants to help you celebrate. So, it’s having a Holiday Weekend Sale. From today, June 29, 2016 until midnight on July 5th, 2016 – you can SAVE 15% off everything in the store.

Order today at Music Books Plus – www.musicbooksplus.com and simply use coupon code HOLIDAY during check-out to apply the savings.

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June 14th, 2016

neutrik-000145_low-400x253Keep an eye out for the August 2016 issue of Professional Sound, as we’ll be featuring a review of the brand new Xirium Pro products from Neutrik. Xirium Pro is a modular digital wireless audio solution that eliminates the need for cable runs.

Our good friend and prominent live sound professional Richard Forte of Forte Sound had a chance to put the products through their paces during some recent gigs and has plenty to say.

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June 3rd, 2016

Professional Sound Next Generation Survey

Professional Sound surveyed pro sound professionals across the country to get their thoughts and impressions on the younger generation working in the industry as well as the schools/programs that have trained them.  Here are the results: 

Into which of the following age grouping do you fall?

0-19                 0%

20-29               9%

30-39               18%

40-49               15%

50-59               29%

60 and over     29%

Do you currently work on a regular basis with audio professionals under the age of 30?

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May 16th, 2016

MBPAs a special thanks  – Music Books Plus is extending its Expo-Scene exhibition discount until June 30, 2016.

You can browse through the titles available at Music Books Plus, which includes, books and software on pro audio, lighting, video, staging, multimedia, audiovisual, theater, and music.

Visit musicbooksplus.com/exposcene for a full listing of categories and titles.

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