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inMusic Set to Acquire Rane Corporation

July 6th, 2016

sixtytwodmc_4_900x460inMusic Inc., the corporate owner of 13 music, professional sound, and consumer electronics companies, today announced that co-founders Linda Arink and Dennis Bohn have agreed to sell Rane Corporation to inMusic. The transaction is set to be completed this summer, after which Arink and Bohn plan to retire.

Founded in 1981, Rane Corporation is well-known for its DJ and professional sound products, including DJ mixers, amplifiers, equalizers, networking products, and crossovers.

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GerrAudio to Present Two DPA Microphones Workshops with Gabriel Antonini

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.

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NAB Show New York Opens 2016 Call for Speakers

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.

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NATEAC Announces 2016 Details

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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CITT Rendez-vous 2016 Heading to Winnipeg

June 20th, 2016

07 RendezvousRendez-vous 2016, CITT’s annual trade show and conference, will be heading to the Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg, MB on 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 on Friday and Professional Development Day will take place on Saturday. The annual general meeting will return to an AGM Luncheon on Friday.

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The Long Reach Long Riders Complete 13th Annual Charity Ride

June 15th, 2016
[Photo by Bill Ellis]

[Photo by Bill Ellis]

The Long Reach Long Riders have announced that its 13th annual charity motorcycle ride was a tremendous success. The ride, which was dubbed The Radioactive Ride by ride marshal Loren Schreiber, raised over $45,000 for Behind the Scenes and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, bringing the total raised since the LRLR rides began to well over $550,000.

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InfoComm 2016 Officially the Largest on Record

June 13th, 2016

InfoComm 2016According to organizers, a record 1,000 exhibitors, including 211 new exhibitors, filled the Las Vegas Convention Center on June 8-10 for InfoComm 2016, occupying 527,105 net square feet of exhibit and special events space — also a show record. Attendees registered for more than 12,000 seats at InfoComm University sessions throughout the week, more than double the number engaged in training and education in 2015. Approximately one-third more unique attendees took InfoComm University training at InfoComm than in the past. The spike in training interest was driven in part by the 2,620 seminar and workshop packages sold. InfoComm 2016 was the first time attendees could pay one price and take any of more than 100 courses during exhibition days.

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Shure adds Jamie Griffin as VP of Operations

June 8th, 2016

Jamie_GriffinShure Incorporated has announced that Jamie Griffin joined the company as its Vice President of Operations.

Griffin comes to Shure from Lenovo, where he was director of operations, in its Global Supply Chain organization. Before joining Lenovo, he worked at Pentamaster, a material handling and automation solutions provider, launching and managing three sales and service operations in Europe and the U.S. Previously, he spent 10 years at Dell Computer, holding senior positions in operations and engineering. He designed and launched all of Dell’s manufacturing facilities in China, Malaysia, and Brazil.

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Zoom North America Appoints Intellimix as Canadian Sales Partner

June 7th, 2016
Intellimix’s Kurtis Castello (left) & Andrew Sudlow

Intellimix’s Kurtis Castello (left) & Andrew Sudlow

Japan-based Zoom Corporation has appointed its affiliate Zoom North America as its distributor in Canada, starting with the ARQ Aero RhythmTrak and H4n Pro Handy Recorder products. Accordingly, Zoom North America has appointed Intellimix Corp. as its partner for fulfillment and service in the Canadian marketplace.

Omnimedia, which has represented Zoom in Canada for many years, will continue to operate as the sole distributor of Zoom legacy product (product introduced prior to the 2016 NAMM Show) until July 31, 2016. Intellimix has told Professional Sound that as of June 1st it will be selling the new products off the assembly line and as of August 2016, it will take over fulfillment of orders for all of Zoom products for Canada.

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Frank Loyko Joins VUE to Oversee Global Distribution

June 6th, 2016
Frank Loyko

Frank Loyko

VUE Audiotechnik has announced the addition of Frank Loyko to the position of Vice President Global Sales where he will oversee all of the company’s global sales and distribution activities and initiatives. Based in Seattle, Loyko brings 36 years of executive experience building sales networks at professional audio companies including EAW, RCF, Avid Technology, and the TC Group.

“Having worked with Frank a number of times in the past, I am delighted to have this opportunity to work with Frank again,” says VUE CEO Ken Berger. “There is no one I know with more knowledge and the ability to build a world class sales organization. Additionally, Frank will be working closely with the management team, up to board level, to ensure that we build the best customer focused team in the industry.”

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