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September 9th, 2014

5409e69e15910-ERIKSONENTRYPGErikson Audio has launched its new Home Recording Sweepstakes contest with a prize pack worth over $1,000.

The prize pack includes:

  • – AT2020 Cardioid Condenser Microphone
  • – ATH-M50X Professional Monitor Headphones
  • – 2 x RP5-G3 Studio Monitors
  • – AudioBox-USB Recording System
  • – LaunchKey49 MIDI Keyboard Controller

For more information and/or to enter, go Erikson Audio’s Facebook page HERE.

September 3rd, 2014

TO_hoverAt the upcoming IMSTA FESTA show on Sept. 6 in Toronto, Canadian Musician Publisher Jim Norris will be giving a free seminar that 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 the next day.

At Self Promotion 101, you will learn:

– How to develop a product, service or act that everybody wants
– How to price yourself and be competitive
– Where to locate your business, your band or yourself and how to discover new markets
– How to use all the best tools available to get the word out
– How to prevail and outlast all your competition

Saturday, September 6, 4:00 PM at IMSTA FESTA, Ryerson School of Media, Toronto

Details at: http://www.imsta.org/imsta_festa_2014_TO.php

Register for IMSTA FESTA at: http://imsta.org/imsta_festa_2014_TO.php

August 28th, 2014

biamp paperBiamp Systems announced the launch of its new white paper, “Huddle Spaces: Bridging the Gap Between Desktops and Large Conference Rooms.” Written by Frost & Sullivan in collaboration with Biamp and now available for download, the paper explores how organizations can expand the desktop into a conferencing space by pairing high-quality audio and video with traditional desktop services to enable state-of-the-art collaboration in huddle rooms — spaces for up to five people, connecting with their remote colleagues and working together on various projects.

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July 30th, 2014

MetalworksMetalworks Institute and Erikson Audio have teamed up to offer folks a chance to win a complete Digital Music Production Studio.

The prize package is valued at $1,750 and includes:

• Korg MicroKorg Limited Edition
• Ableton Live 9 Intro
• Novation Launchpad S
• Audio Technica AT2020
• 1 Pair KRK New Generation 3 RP5 Monitors
• 1 Scarlett 2i2 | Focusrite Interface

The final day for submissions is August 31, 2014. For more information and/or to enter, go to Metalworks’ Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MetalworksInstitute.

July 16th, 2014

Johanne interviewAndrew King, the Editor of Professional Lighting & Production sat down with Johanne Bélanger, the president of both InfoComm International and Freeman Audio Visual Canada, during the 2014 edition of the InfoComm Show.

Find out about current and upcoming initiatives from InfoComm, some trends the organization is identifying in the global AV industry, and a lot more. Click the link below to view the video or copy/paste the URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMgbsssDQuQ

Q & A with Johanne Bélanger, Pres. of InfoComm International & Freeman Audio Visual Canada

June 26th, 2014

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June 13th, 2014

giada-infocomm-las-vegasIn cooperation with InfoComm, Professional Sound magazine invites all Canadian InfoComm visitors to attend the InfoComm International Reception. The reception takes place 5:30  to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 18 at LVH (formerly the Las Vegas Hilton), in Pavilion One.

This is a unique chance to network, relax and socialize with Canadian AV professionals, production companies, consultants, educators, manufacturers, distributors, and reps.

Visitors will have a chance to meet Johanne Belanger, the new president of InfoComm and president of Freeman Audio Visual Canada.

We are looking forward to seeing you on the 18th.

May 16th, 2014

09 AVGolfMembers of the pro AV community will come together on May 29, 2014, for the 14th annual Pro AV Golf Tournament at the Glen Eagle Golf Club in Caledon, ON.

All the money raised from the tournament will go to Friends of Music Therapy, which supports the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children Music Therapy Program. The registration fee for golfers is $145 and that includes green fees, power carts, lunch, and a barbeque dinner, plus all taxes and gratuities.

Glen Eagle is a 27-hole championship golf course northwest of Toronto, which has been one of the premiere courses in the Greater Toronto Area for more than 40 years.

For more information and/or to register for the Pro AV Golf Tournament, go to www.proavgolf.com.

April 22nd, 2014

GerrDemoGerrAudio Distribution will be hosting Demo Days IV from April 29-30 at The Church on the Queensway (Toronto, ON).

Demo Day’s is a “hands-on” way to learn about new professional audio products and core technologies from ClearCom, DiGiCo, DPA, and Outline. Attendees are invited to sign up for training with guests from Denmark, England, Italy, and the U.S.

This year’s show will focus on four areas.

1 – Outline array loudspeaker demonstrations

Firstly, the Queensway Cathedral Sanctuary will be filled with new Outline Speakers. Along with conventional Outline products, operational line arrays will be featured. The new GTO C12 (High Power Touring Line Array), the MANTAS, the uniquely configurable MiniCompass, and economical EIDOS 265 Line Array.

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April 3rd, 2014

Remix-the-LegendsTo promote its new range of professional DJ and mixing headphones, Sennheiser has teamed up with DJs Bob Sinclar, Luciano, and DJ Fly for an exclusive Facebook contest. From the March 19, music fans, creators, and disciples are invited to remix one of the tracks provided by these DJs. After a four-week contest period, the winners will receive an exclusive meet and greet with their DJ idol at a live gig.

The remix introduces Sennheiser’s new DJ and mixing headphones; the HD8 DJ, HD7 DJ, and HD6 MIX. “Excellent, tight sound: the Sennheiser HD8 DJ headphones are the perfect tool when you’re laying down grooves that will make the crowd go wild”, says Bob Sinclar, star DJ and one of the ambassadors of Sennheiser’s mixing contest.

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