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CITT Labels Expo-Scène A Success

Monday, March 30th, 2015

ADD1 ExpoScene 1CITT/ICTS rolled out the red carpet to welcome over 1,000 visitors and 50 exhibitors at its inaugural Expo-Scène show, held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal on March 26th and 27th.

Organizers describe the event as a huge success with positive vibes and a great overall atmosphere. CITT National Coordinator Monique Corbeil says the quality of the exhibitors and the visitors clearly demonstrates the need to produce and hold a trade show of that scale for the entertainment industry in Quebec. In addition to a sold-out exhibit floor showcasing pro audio, lighting, video, staging, and multimedia products and services, the event also featured seven educational sessions covering topics such as system networking, intercom over IP, training in production and stage techniques, and more.

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USITT 2015 Breaks Attendance Records

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

USITT DAApanelUSITT 2015 broke all previous attendance records, attracting nearly 5,500 people to Cincinnati’s Duke Energy Center last week for the backstage industry’s biggest annual event. Over 280 exhibitors staffed booths with the latest entertainment products for the largest Stage Expo ever – and 170-plus have already signed on for USITT 2016 in Salt Lake City, according to organizers.

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CITT Expo-Scene Set For Inaugural Run

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Montreal-skylineCITT/ICTS is presenting the inaugural edition of Expo-Scene, which will take March 26 and 27, 2015 the Palais des congrès in Montreal. This will be the only Greater Montreal-area event showcasing pro-audio, lighting, video, staging, and multimedia products and services.

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REfficient Expands its AV Equipment Division

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

REfficientREfficient in Hamilton, ON has launched an expanded AV gear division, which includes more used commercial AV gear available for sale at deep discounts for bands, nonprofits, and more. The division also includes AV-specialized staff to handle questions.

REfficient sells refurbished, used, and surplus new telecom and AV products. The company provides quality equipment at affordable prices, such as set top boxes, modems and more, to Canadian and other telecom service providers. REfficient has grown to have customers in nine Canadian provinces, three Canadian territories and 11 other countries.

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PS 2014 Supplier Service Survey

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

For the December 2013 issue, PS surveyed audio professionals across Canada to find out their thoughts and preferences with regards to their working relationships with manufacturers and distributors. The same survey was sent out this year in order to see if opinions and experiences have changed. Here are the results…

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Inaugural Expo-Scene Heading To Montreal in March

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

exposcene_banner_webCITT/ICTS is presenting the inaugural edition of Expo-Scene, which will take March 26 and 27, 2015 the Palais des congrès in Montreal. This will be the only Greater Montreal-area event showcasing pro-audio, lighting, video, staging, and multimedia products and services.

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PS Recorded Sound Market Survey Results

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Professional Sound polled recorded audio professionals working in Canada to determine the current trends affecting the recorded sound market. Here are the results…

Which of the following product categories do you feel has made the most impressive technological progress over the last three years?

Mixing consoles – 45.12%

Monitors – 2.44%

Digital Audio Workstations – 23.17%

Plug-ins – 25.61%

Microphones – 2.44%

Other – 1.22%

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LDI 2014 Set To Embrace EDM Boom

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

01 LDI AThe 27th LDI Trade Show and Conference for live event professionals, where more than 9,700 attendees from 88 countries will come to see the 350-plus exhibitors, will be taking place on Nov. 17-23, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

This year, LDI introduces its new focus on the exploding phenomenon of electronic dance music (EDM). Penton/LDI and Marked Events, which produces the BPM and PRO trade shows in the U.K., will present EDM@LDI. This will be a special section of the LDI show floor dedicated to EDM, DJ, VJ, lighting, projection, audio, and staging products. EDM@LDI will also include live demos, performances, and club tours.

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Expo-Scene 2015 In The Works For Montreal

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

04 MontrealskylineCITT is presenting the inaugural edition of Expo-Scene 2015, which will take place at the Palais des congrès de Montréal on March 26 and 27, 2015. This will be the only Greater Montreal-area event showcasing audio, lighting, video, staging, and multimedia products and services.

An array of industry seminars and product demonstrations in French and English will be held during the two-day show, which will cover the latest in lighting, audio, staging, and video technologies. Further details and registration will be available at www.citt.org. Special rates are available for downtown Montreal hotels.

Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are available to industry manufacturers and suppliers. For more information, contact CITT: 613 482-1165, info@citt.org, www.citt.org.

AES 137 Gears Up For L.A.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

01 AES135The 137th AES International Convention will be taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Centre in the city’s revitalized Live District from October 9-12, 2014. The AES Convention brings audio professionals from around the world together for four days of exhibits, product demonstrations, seminars, paper presentations, and other special events.

The convention’s focus this year will be networked audio and its integration into standard workflow, with particular attention to standards such as AES67, MADI, and other networking protocols that the AES has played a part in shaping. As well, AES 137 will present the inaugural Raw Tracks series that will look at the making of various recordings by influential artists spanning decades and genres, including tracks from David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. As previously announced, the popular Project Studio Expo (PSE) will return, which serves as a venue for focusing on some of the most timely and relevant areas of interest facing today’s personal and project studio users.

The convention’s opening keynote address will be given by Neil Portnow, president and CEO of The Recording Academy.

For full convention details, go to www.aes.org.

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