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2017 NAMM TEC Awards Nominees Revealed

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
[Photo: Courtesy NAMM/TEC Awards]

[Photo: Courtesy NAMM/TEC Awards]

The NAMM Foundation has announced  nominees for its 32nd annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards in the categories of Outstanding Technical and Creative Achievement. Stand-up comedian and actor Sinbad will return for his third straight year as host. The NAMM TEC Awards are bestowed annually in celebration of the pro audio community by recognizing the individuals, companies, and technical innovations behind today’s sound recordings, live sound, films, television, and video games.

More than 900 products and projects were considered during the nomination process. This year’s Outstanding Technical Achievement Nominees were chosen across 23 categories and include selections in two new categories: Audio Education Technology and DJ Production Technology – Hardware/Software.


Registration Open for IMSTA FESTA Toronto; Boi-1da to Give Keynote

Thursday, September 1st, 2016
Producer Jimmy Douglass at IMSTA FESTA Toronto 2015

Producer Jimmy Douglass at IMSTA FESTA Toronto 2015

Registration is now open for the third annual IMSTA FESTA Toronto show, which is heading back to Ryerson University on Saturday Oct. 15, 2016. As well, organizers have annoucned that Canadian hip-hop producer Boi-1da’s keynote address and Q&A will headline the educational program. Presented by the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA), the IMSTA FESTA events are held annually in Toronto, Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles and showcase the latest music-making and production technologies as well as educational seminars and keynotes speeches and Q&As.


LDI Show to Bring Production & Live Event Industry to Vegas

Monday, August 29th, 2016

14 LDIThe 2016 LDI Show is set to return to the Las Vegas Convention Center from Oct. 17-23, 2016.

Now in its 29th year, LDI will host over 12,000 attendees working in theatre, concerts, clubs, theme parks, houses of worship, and a wide range of international live and broadcast venues. Attendees from around 90 countries will come to LDI to see the latest gear, refresh their knowledge, and replenish their creativity. More than 350 companies are set to exhibit this year, providing live demos and the opportunity for face-to-face discussions about their products and technologies.


Roland Announces 24-Hour Global Music Festival & Product Launch Event for Sept. 9

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Roland_TFR_MapRoland has announced it will hold a worldwide live and online live streaming event on Sept. 9, 2016 called “The Future. Redefined.” It is 24-hour online event streaming live from eight famous cities across the world. A mix of music festival and product launch, this one-off event will introduce and demo 30+ brand-new Roland instruments, including synthesizers, electronic pianos, V-Drums, DJ rigs, guitar accessories from the BOSS brand, and more. Plus, there will also be performances and lectures from well known artists. A teaser video is currently available at tfr.roland.com/ca.


AES 141st International Convention Early Registraiton Ends Aug. 31

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

AES139Early Registration for the 141st AES International Convention t ends next Wednesday, August 31 . AES 141 will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center from Sept. 29th to Oct. 2nd, 2016.

All Access badges are available for access to a diverse program of workshops, tutorials, papers and more on the latest developments in professional audio. All Access badge-holders may attend all convention events. View pricing chart. (Note: AVAR conference events require a separate conference badge.) Tickets for tech tours cost extra and can be purchased on-site.


Steve Wozniak To Speak at Innaugral FUZEnation Tech & Music Summit in Waterloo

Friday, August 5th, 2016
Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak (left) & NAMM CEO Joe Lamond at the 2015 NAMM Show

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak (left) & NAMM CEO Joe Lamond at the 2015 NAMM Show [Photo: Getty Images for NAMM]

Canada’s tech hub of Waterloo, ON will host the inaugural FUZEnation, a consumer tech show and music summit that will unite industry leaders and global visionaries, according to organizers. From Sept. 27th to 30th, 2016, FUZEnation will bring together entrepreneurial icons, computer programmers, gamers, robotics engineers, music and audio professionals, artificial intelligence inventors, virtual reality entrepreneurs, augmented reality innovators, and music enthusiasts from around the world. Tickets for FUZEnation went on sale today, Aug. 5th and are available at via Ticketmaster.


Winnipeg Ready to Host CITT Rendez-vous 2016

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

01 Rendez-vousRendez-vous 2016, CITT’s annual trade show and conference, will be heading to the Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, MB from Aug. 18-20.

Organizers say this year’s event will feature a new schedule for the trade show with visiting hours over a two-day span on Thursday and Friday. Corporate Day with the new Product Show ‘n Tell Breakfast will kick off the Thursday morning. The Education Forum and Roadhouse Roundtable discussion are scheduled for Friday and Professional Development Day will take place on Saturday. The annual general meeting will return to an AGM Luncheon on Friday.


GerrAudio to Present Two DPA Microphones Workshops with Gabriel Antonini

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
Gabriel Antonini

Gabriel Antonini

GerrAudio has announced it will co-host two separate events featuring Gabriel Antonini from DPA Microphones.

Day 1 (July 19) Gabriel will be part of The Sound Summit – Toronto. Co-sponsored by DPA, LectroSonic, K-Tek and SoundDevices, The Sound Summit travels across North America and is focused on Location Sound. Experts from each of the sponsoring companies will be on-hand.


NAB Show New York Opens 2016 Call for Speakers

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

17 NABThe National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is currently accepting speaking proposals for the 2016 NAB Show New York, held Nov. 9-10 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. NAB Show New York is a media, entertainment and communications technology event, focusing on content creation, management, delivery, and consumption.


NATEAC Announces 2016 Details

Monday, June 20th, 2016

NATEACThe 2016 North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC) is set to take place in New York City on July 17-18 at the Roosevelt Hotel. It will bring together over 300 professionals in the architectural, engineering, manufacturing, and consulting fields to discuss the issues faced in designing and building performance venues in North America in the 21st century.



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