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SFM to Distribute Pro Control Products in Canada as of Sept. 15

September 12th, 2016

sfm-procontrol_september122016SFM has announced its appointment as a distributor of Pro Control for Canada. Pro Control is a division of Remote Technologies Inc.(RTI), which SFM also recently took on Canadian distribution for. Effective Sept. 15, 2016, SFM will be responsible for growing Pro Control in the residential, commercial AV, and hospitality markets throughout Canada.

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SFM to Distribute Remote Technologies Inc. (RTI) in Canada

September 8th, 2016

rtiSFM has announced its appointment as a distributor of Remote Technologies
Inc. (RTI) for Canada. The arrangement goes into effect on Sept. 15, 2016. RTI is a control systems manufacturer offering innovative and user-friendly devices for professionally installed electronic systems in the residential, commercial AV, and hospitality markets.

“We’re excited to partner with SFM in Canada and about the potential growth opportunities this new relationship will bring while furthering our commitment to serving our dealers,” says Mike Everett, VP of Sales and Marketing, Americas, for RTI and Pro Control. “SFM’s professional, customer-focused sales staff, marketing team, and service department will be a huge advantage to integrators — providing top-notch service and support.”

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Riedel North Americ Hires New Sales Administrator

September 6th, 2016

Riedel-JakeHelversonRiedel Communications has hired Jake Halverson to serve as sales administrator within the Riedel North America team. Halverson will be responsible for the efficient handling of sales orders in support of outside sales staff, managing customer queries, and in turn improving the company’s ability to offer responsive, high-quality service and support.

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PMC Speakers Appoints Systemes Guinois as Distributor in Canada

September 6th, 2016
Francois Guinois

Francois Guinois

British loudspeaker manufacturer PMC Speakers has appointed Systemes Guinois as its distributor in Canada, with exclusive responsibility for representing PMC’s entire pro audio loudspeaker range.

With demo facilities on site, PMC says Systemes Guinois is ideally placed to showcase its products and currently holds an extensive demo stock of twotwo nearfield speakers and IB1S-A and IB2S-A active full range monitors.

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AtlasIED Hires Dean Standing as International Sales Manager

September 6th, 2016

Dean StandingAtlasIED has appointed Dean Standing as its international sales manager. A commercial audio industry veteran for over 30 years, Standing was most recently the director of sales at Rane Corporation. In his 21-year role at Rane, Standing built and managed their global distribution network and internal sales/marketing teams. Prior, he was the export and national sales manager for Carver Corporation.

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Erikson Pro Promotes Connie Fontanella & Names New Ontario Sales Rep

September 2nd, 2016
Connie Fontanella

Connie Fontanella

Erikson Pro has announced the promotion of Connie Fontanella to office manager for the Pro & Commercial Divisions. Doubling in her role, Connie will be acting as head-purchaser, oversee retail pricing structures and day-to-day office operations.

Fontanella has been with JAM Industries for 16 years and the company says in a statement that her “natural talent for business and relentless attention to detail are sure to carry us further.”

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Andrew Hope Joins AVL Media Group as Managing Director

September 1st, 2016

Andrew HopeSteve Kosters, CEO of Intellimix and AVL Media Group, has announced that industry veteran Andrew Hope has joined the company in the role of managing director for AVL. Hope comes to AVL after spending more than 25 years with GerrAudio Distribution.

“Bringing with him over 30 years of varied experience in all aspects of professional audio and communications; Andrew enjoys an enviable industry-wide reputation for his professionalism, business acumen, and solution-oriented approach. We at AVL are thrilled to welcome Andrew as managing director,”  says Kosters.

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Rycote Announces ADI as New Canadian Distributor

September 1st, 2016
ADI Pres. Richard Lasnier

ADI Pres. Richard Lasnier

Rycote, the U.K.-based manufacturer of microphone windshields and suspension systems, has announced the appointment of Audio Distributors International (ADI) as its new Canadian distributor.

Speaking of the new appointment, Rycote Managing Director Simon Davies says, “we are thrilled to work with ADI and we look forward to a long and successful partnership in this important and exciting market. This appointment reflects our long term growth ambitions, and having an established Canadian distributor to serve our Canadian dealers will be to the benefit of all. ADI are very well known in the retail audio, video and music sectors in Canada, and have a real passion and dedication for customer service.”

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

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.

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Mira Wölfel Named Head of Sales & Planning Department at Musikmesse & Prolight + Sound

August 30th, 2016

Mira_Wölfel_(c)_Messe_FrankfurtMira Wölfel has assumed responsibility for the new Sales & Planning Department of Musikmesse and Prolight + Sound. She is now responsible for the sales activities, customer support, and planning and organisation of the two fairs with particular emphasis given to opening up new markets and customer segments. In this position, Wölfel reports to Michael Biwer, Group Show Director of the ‘Entertainment, Media & Creative Industries’ Business Unit.

Wölfel studied International Relations at Saint Joseph University in Beirut and has been with the Messe Frankfurt Group since 2005. She initially worked in the Visitor Services Department before moving to sales in 2011. As sales manager in the ‘Consumer Goods’ Business Unit, she was responsible for the consumer-goods fair, Ambiente, and the related Tendence trade fair. In July 2015, she moved to the Prolight + Sound Sales Team where, most recently, she was in charge of the audio section.

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