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  • Wednesday, November 18, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/18/15 08:29 AM,
    QSC announces the appointment of Cory Schaeffer as director of systems solutions for QSC Systems. Schaeffer has been tasked with strengthening QSC’s presence in the systems market. In her new role, she will be applying her vision and thought leadership to the development and execution of end user strategies and forging relationships with consultants. In addition, she will be a key contributor to QSC’s product development efforts and various marketing initiatives to ensure QSC’s continued success in the AV space.… View this post
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  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/17/15 01:34 PM,
    The 139th Audio Engineering Society Convention (held Thursday, October 29, through Sunday, November 1, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City) was the place to be for anyone involved with the audio industry. The exhibit floor, panels and technical sessions were packed all four days, and highlights included the Project Studio Expo, Live Sound Expo, GRAMMY SoundTables panel, and the lighting of the Empire State Building in blue and white in AES’s honor. Registration was near 18,500, with… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/17/15 10:37 AM,
    Biamp Systems announces that in celebration of the company’s 40-year landmark, it is introducing a refresh of the Biamp brand. Simple, elegant, and modest, the new logo echoes the company’s vision that focusing on the needs of the customer is still a main driver for market-leading innovation. “For almost forty years, Biamp has been in the business of creating useful, reliable, and great-sounding audio products for our customers,” said Steve Metzger, president and CEO, Biamp Systems. “In line with the… View this post
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  • Monday, November 16, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/16/15 02:57 PM,
    Neutrik announces the appointment of Robin Fraser to the position of regional manager. In her new capacity, Fraser will be responsible for sales activities throughout the Southern region of the United States, including Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Florida. Fraser’s appointment commenced in early October. She is stationed in Atlanta, Georgia. In her new position, Fraser will oversee customer relationship initiatives, including new product introductions, ensuring customer satisfaction, overseeing promotional and training activities, and managing… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/16/15 07:16 AM,
    Renkus-Heinz has again expanded its engineering team with the appointment of Lorenzo Rene Barrios, Jr. to the position of loudspeaker engineer. Barrios joins Renkus-Heinz after a successful tenure at Walt Disney Imagineering, where he served as principal audio/video specialist, working on projects at Disney theme parks in the U.S. and Asia. He has also held high-level design engineering positions at QSC Audio, as well as JBL. In his new position, Barrios will report to senior VP Ralph Heinz, and be… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEngineerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, November 12, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/12/15 09:43 AM,
    NSCA announces that entries are being accepted for its second annual Excellence in Product Innovation awards. This recognition program honors products that have a profound impact on systems integrators. Any manufacturer that produces low-voltage products for installation by integrators in the commercial space is eligible for this award. Industry manufacturers may nominate their own products.  One winner will be named in each of the following categories, along with one overall Grand Prize Winner:—Installer-Friendly—Interoperability—Retrofit-Friendly—New Revenue Potential—Recurring Revenue Potential—Ease of Customization Additional… View this post
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    Bruce Main 11/12/15 06:40 AM,
    We’re currently in-between touring seasons. Cables and snakes have been tested and repaired, wood painted, and cases treated to fresh new stenciling. All racks have been repackaged to their standard configurations, trucks subjected to annual maintenance, and warehouse floor swept - twice. Aside from a stray show here and there, for many hire companies, things are pretty quiet. Yes, these are the days that turn sound company owner and manager thoughts to Alternative Revenue Sources (ARS). The contracting/install market is… View this post
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  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/11/15 11:34 AM,
    Shure Incorporated announces that president and chief executive officer Santo (Sandy) LaMantia intends to retire, effective July 1, 2016. As part of a planned succession, he and Mrs. Rose L. Shure, Chairman, will appoint current executive vice president of Global Operations, Marketing, and Sales and chief operating officer Christine (Chris) Schyvinck to succeed him as president and CEO. On Jan. 1, 2016, Schyvinck will take on the added title of president, and will serve in this role until her appointment… View this post
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    M. Erik Matlock 11/11/15 11:13 AM,
    Riley Vasquez has deep roots in the music business and production work. The grandson of Bill Hardin, founder of Bill Hardin Music stores, he grew up in Georgia surrounded by instruments, gear and musicians, and with a foundation in church production, he quickly learned the ropes and discovered a passion for mixing live shows at front of house. After graduating from Middle Tennessee State in 2011, Vasquez quickly established himself as a tour manager and engineer for the likes of… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/11/15 10:57 AM,
    VUE Audiotechnik announces Sinergie Group S.r.l., based in Palermo, Italy, as its official distributor for the country. This move will help build sales and provide local support for VUE users in Italy. The company will maintain a complete range of VUE products inventory including smaller a-Class and i-Class systems, along with the h-Class Premium Powered Systems and al-Class Scalable Line Array Systems. Sinergie Group has been a leader in the design and supply of high-profile events and trade shows as… View this post
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