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Salon Son & Image 2016 Announces Media Partnership with Norris-Whitney Communications

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

MTL Audio ShowNorris-Whitney Communications Inc., publisher of Professional Sound magazine, will be partnering with Salon Son & Image 2016 (SSI) — also known as the Montreal Audio Show — to support its efforts in broadening the show’s audience by incorporating the professional studio industry. The show will be held in Montreal on March 18-20, 2016.

Norris-Whitney Communications publishes Canadian Musician, Professional Sound, Professional Lighting & Production and Canadian Music Trade magazines.

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Long Reach Long Rider 2016 Route & Dates Announced

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

5 The LRLR horde on Sunday morningThe Long Reach Long Riders have announced the dates and route for their next charity motorcycle ride.  This year’s ride, dubbed The Radioactive Ride, is all about New Mexico (plus a little Arizona, Utah, and Texas), the land of Billy the Kid, Georgia O’Keeffe and J. Robert Oppenheimer. From sweeping desert vistas to painted mesas and majestic mountains, from the whimsical aliens of Roswell to the caverns of Carlsbad there is definitely something for everyone.

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CITT & Ryerson U to Present Inaugural Ignition Networking & Training Event

Monday, December 14th, 2015
The CITT/ICTS Ontario Section and the Ryerson Theatre School will present the first edition of Ignition, a networking and training event being held in Toronto on January 9 and 10, 2016.
In addition to hands-on training workshops and sessions, which will be free to all CITT/ICTS members, there will also be four main events open to the public at no charge:

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Expo-Scène Returning For Second Edition In May 2016

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Expo SceneFollowing the success of its inaugural 2015 edition, CITT/ICTS has announced that Expo-Scène is returning to Montreal for a second edition on May 2nd and 3rd, 2016. The show will be held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal and bring together professionals in the pro audio, lighting, audiovisual, and multimedia technology industries. They will have the opportunity to see, hear, and test new technologies available on the market.

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Unison Holiday Schmoozefest being held Dec. 14th

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Unison schmoozeThe Unison Benevolent Fund is holding the Unison Holiday Schmoozefest on Monday, Dec. 14th at the Spice Route in Toronto.

The Unison Holiday Schmoozefest is a chance to celebrate the season with notable Canadian music professionals and artists at Toronto’s chic Spice Route Bistro+Bar. No potluck offering or secret santa gift required! Your $25 ticket goes to support Unison’s programs for members of the music community in their times of crisis. There will be door prizes, a 50/50 draw, and special guest DJs.

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Free Registration For AES 139 Ends Monday

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

AES137Free pre-registration for 139th AES International Convention ends on Monday, Oct 26. This free pass allows attendees to see hundreds of pro audio manufacturer exhibits, learn about live sound and project studio production from experts, hear leading producers and engineers discuss their craft, and more.

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Free Registration for IMSTA FESTA Toronto is Open

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

SMALL-RK-WG-full-roomThe second annual IMSTA FESTA Toronto will head next Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, at Ryerson University and free registration is open.  Presented by the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA), the IMSTA FESTA event 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.

This year’s event will feature a keynote presentation by legendary producers and engineer Jimmy Douglas (Rolling Stones, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Al Green). Additionally, Canadian Musician Assistant Editor Michael Raine will be presenting a seminar on “Getting Your Message to the Media.” Other presentation and seminar topics will be “Composing for Visual Media,” “Dance Music Master Class,” and a “Cooking Beats” workshop.

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AES Toronto October Meeting on Broadcast Audio for PanAm Games Ceremonies

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

01 PanAm1The Toronto chapter of the AES has announced its topic and date for the October meeting. Taking place on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at Ryerson University, the topic will be broadcast audio set up for the PanAm Games’ opening and closing ceremonies.

When: Tuesday October 27, 2015
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: Ryerson University
RCC 361, Rogers Communications Building
80 Gould Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2M7

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USITT 2016 Registration is Now Open

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

07 USITTOnline registration for USITT 2016 in Salt Lake City, UT is officially open. Those interested can register and find hotels at www.usittshow.org. USITT’s 2016 Annual Conference & Stage Expo runs March 16-19 in Salt Lake. Very early registration, by Dec. 3, 2015, saves the most money, with the lowest rates.

The 2016 show features over 200 educational sessions and a showcase of the latest in live entertainment technology at Stage Expo.

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2016 NAMM TEC Awards Nominees Released

Friday, October 2nd, 2015
ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 24:  Guitarists Orianthi, Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter, Slash and Richie Sambora attend the NAMM Tec Awards at the Anaheim Hilton on on  January 24, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAMM)

Guitarists Orianthi, Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter, Slash and Richie Sambora attend the 2015 NAMM Tec Awards (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAMM)

The NAMM Foundation has announced the nominees for its 31st Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards in the categories of Outstanding Technical and Creative Achievement. The awards celebrate the best in professional audio and sound production. Voting begins Dec. 1st, with winners announced at a Saturday evening, Jan. 23, 2016 awards event held in the Anaheim Hilton’s Pacific Ballroom and via a live event web stream during the 2016 NAMM Show.

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