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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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April 22nd, 2016

01 Expo SceneThere is only one week left to register for Expo-Scène 2016,which is returning to the Palais des congrès de Montréal from May 2-3, 2016, a month later than last year’s event.

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March 14th, 2016

ADD4 MTLExpo-Scene organizers have arranged special hotel room rates for show attendees at three hotels close to the Palais des congrès. Expo-Scene 2016 will take place May 2nd and 3rd in Montreal.

The three participating hotels are InterContinental Montréal, Holiday Inn Montreal Centre-ville/Downtown, and Hôtel le Dauphin Montréal Centre-Ville / Palais des Congrès. All three are near the show.

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February 16th, 2016
Presenters Andrew King (left) & Jim Norris

Presenters Andrew King (left) & Jim Norris

Jim Norris, who has over four decades’ experience in the music, entertainment, and marketing industries, will be offering a free ‘Be Impossible To Ignore – Self Promotion 101’ webinar on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. To register, just go to www.nwcwebinars.com/promo.

This free webinar will show you how to promote your band, your business, or your career. Learn insider, no B.S. tips that you can put into practice right away.

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