Sign up for ProSoundWeb newsletters
Subscribe today!

All Business Posts

  • Thursday, February 14, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/14/13 10:34 AM,
    Community Professional Loudspeakers has announced the appointment of Timothy Dorwart as CEO.  Dorwart brings over 30 years of sales, manufacturing and management experience in the pro audio and music industries. In his new role, he is tasked with overseeing the company’s overall business and sales strategies, and leading Community into a new era of exceptional growth. Dorwart’s previous roles have included director and VP positions with Bose Corporation and DMX Music. Since 2007, he led the Stanton Group through a… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductionAudioAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturer

  • Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    Craig Leerman 02/13/13 05:54 PM,
    We don’t often think of concert and event production as being a dangerous profession, but far too many accidents and injuries - and sometimes even deaths - occur each year in our chosen profession. Most of these accidents are caused by human error and can be avoided if we simply pay attention to what we’re doing and follow basic safety rules.  Here are a few things (and more) to keep in mind: • Always wear eye protection when using tools… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogSlideshowProductionAudioBusinessConcertConsolesEducationEngineerInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerMixerSignalSound ReinforcementStageSystem

  • Tuesday, February 12, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/12/13 06:55 AM,
    MUSIC Group, the corporate parent of Behringer, has announced the immediate appointment of Indiana-based Starin as its exclusive fulfiller for all 50 U.S. states and protectorates. Starin had previously represented Behringer in select territories while the rest of the country was served by Shoreview Distribution. The company reports that Starin has sufficient quantities of product on hand to fill all orders across the country. David O’Kelly, vice president of global sales for MUSIC Group, announced the appointment. “Starin has proven… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessManufacturer

  • Monday, February 11, 2013
    harman pro
    PSW Staff 02/11/13 04:26 PM,
    Harman Professional announced that Ken Freeman has been appointed as senior manager, business development, installed sound, western region (U.S.). He will report directly to Debbie Frantom, regional sales manager, western region, Harman Pro. “Few people have the combination of real-world installed sound system experience and technical management expertise as Ken Freeman,” says Frantom. “He is uniquely suited to provide system designers and integrators with the best audio solutions for their needs as we continue to expand our RSO support capabilities.”… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessInstallationManufacturer

  • avid
    PSW Staff 02/11/13 11:15 AM,
    Avid has announced that its board of directors has appointed Louis Hernandez as president and chief executive officer. Hernandez succeeds former president and chief executive officer Gary Greenfield, who will remain on Avid’s board of directors. Hernandez has been a member of the Avid board since 2008. Most recently, he was also chairman of the board and CEO of Open Solutions, Inc., a technology provider to financial institutions worldwide, which was acquired in January 2013 by Fiserv, Inc. “Louis is… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessManufacturer

  • Saturday, February 09, 2013
    2013 namm
    PSW Staff 02/09/13 02:28 PM,
    It was a packed house, as usual, at the annual Winter NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center in late January, where attendees were treated to a wave of new product introductions and a wide range of live performances. The 2013 edition of the show, which attracted almost 94,000 attendees, included an increased presence of professional sound, lighting and staging manufacturers showing their wares. The show floor hosted exhibits from 1,400-plus companies, with hundreds of new products making their debut.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogSlideshowBusinessSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, February 08, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/08/13 02:00 PM,
    Powersoft has announced the appointment of the company iLED (Pty) Ltd. as its new exclusive distributor for the Republic of South Africa. iLED is a Johannesburg based distribution company which has built a strong reputation in the custom install and home integration markets. With the addition in 2010 of industry veteran Justin Mamulis, iLED has made a push into the pro audio sector and are positioning themselves at the high end of the market with both Powersoft and UK-based Traction… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAmplifierAVBusinessManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/06/13 05:11 PM,
    On February 11 2013, ConcertSound Clair officially changes its trading name to Clair UK and begins the latest chapter of its illustrious life as one of Britain’s first-generation live audio service companies. Founded in 1977 as Concert Sound Limited, the firm evolved from the break-up of Welsh rock band, Man, whose team included manager Barrie Marshall, agent Tim Boyle from the Arthur Howes Agency, tour manager David ‘Tag’ Hall and road crew Jeff Hooper and Robert Collins. At Boyle’s suggestion,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • yamaha
    PSW Staff 02/06/13 06:04 AM,
    In a move to provide live sound engineers with experience with the new CL digital console, Yamaha Commercial Audio has introduced a “test drive” campaign with participating Yamaha CL dealers. The company’s initial test drive campaign was first implemented more than 10 years ago. Beginning now through June 30, participating Yamaha CL dealers are offering a 72-hour CL test drive to live sound engineers free of charge (dealer may require deposit, shipping/delivery fees). The complete system includes a racked, 2RU… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductTrainingAVBusinessConsolesDigitalEngineerMixer

  • prosoundweb
    PSW Staff 02/06/13 05:33 AM,
    Pro audio industry veteran Doug Green has launched DGC Worldwide, a new consultancy to provide strategic business development and sales channel support—with a focus on the installed sound market—for manufacturers and distributors in the professional audio industry. DGC Worldwide is providing these services across international regions, on a customized as-needed basis. “In launching DGCW, I can now leverage the wide array of experiences I have gained over the years in the fundamental business domains of the international pro audio business… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusiness