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AVAD Announces 2009 Vend-O-Palooza Tour Dates

Tour hits 20 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada; Offers Business Workshops, New Product Demos, Access to Manufacturers and Special Pricing for Local Dealers

AVAD LLC, North America’s leading distributor of custom home electronics, has announced dates for 20 scheduled Vend-O-Paloozas in 2009.

Held at local AVAD branches, Vend-O-Palooza helps connect area dealers with leading manufacturers in an interactive forum by offering attendees an opportunity to meet directly with manufacturers, demo new products, participate in raffles and giveaways, and purchase products at special pricing. At Vend-O-Palooza, dealers are able to attend workshops designed to help them successfully manage and grow their businesses. more

NSCA EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS AWARDS DEADLINE APPROACHING

Apply Now to Win Free Registration to NSCA’s Business and Leadership Conference
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, December 15, 2008 — Applications are due December 31, 2008, for NSCA’s prestigious Excellence in Business Awards and the opportunity to receive free entrance to NSCA’s Business and Leadership Conference, sponsored by InfoComm International, February 26-28, in Phoenix, AZ. more

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NEXO LINE ARRAY SYMPOSIUM HELD AT CERRITOS CENTER

nexo-dealers-and-end-users-at-ycas-hq.jpgBUENA PARK, Calif.─Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. (YCAS) pulled out all stops when it brought key dealers, contractors and end users to the Cerritos Performing Arts Center for two-day demonstrations of NEXO line arrays including GEO T, GEO D, GEO S8 and the new GEO S12 Series. The demonstrations were held in mid-November at the performing arts venue located in Cerritos, California. “Speakers were powered by the new Yamaha and NEXO NXAmp as well as Yamaha Tn amplifiers and also included a preview of the new Yamaha SB168-ES Stage Box. more

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STIERNBERG CONSULTING LAUNCHES WHITE PAPER SERIES

John StiernbergFirm dispenses wisdom, identifies trends, examines paradigm changes around the world

SHERMAN OAKS, CA, December 1, 2008—Stiernberg Consulting brings real and valuable counsel to a global community of clients within the converging entertainment technology, music products, and electronic systems industries. As the firm closes out this, its 15th anniversary year, it continues to invest in the industry at large by introducing Stiernberg Consulting White Papers—Connecting the Dots, a free, online resource. more

THE WHITE SPACE RULING: CHICKEN LITTLE CAN TAKE A DEEP SIGH OF RELIEF

joe_ciaudelli_new.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – NOVEMBER 2008: Following the recent ruling by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding proposed “white space” consumer devices, Sennheiser is taking steps to assure users of wireless audio products that the sky will not fall after February 17th (the deadline for the digital TV conversion). The anticipation of these changes has caused a great deal of anxiety for many customers. However, not only have a variety of safeguards been put in place by the FCC ruling to help prevent interference between the unlicensed consumer devices and RF wireless microphones, but Sennheiser is launching enhanced customer service and support programs. As a first level, Sennheiser is offering a free initial consultation service via phone to answer questions from users or dealers and to address each individual situation. Anyone wishing to receive a call from an RF specialist regarding the operation of any wireless mic or monitoring equipment after February 17, 2009 may sign-up on the company’s dedicated website www.sennheiserusa.com/spectrumreallocation. Higher level services will include on-site spectrum analysis, frequency coordination, as well as service contracts. more

NESCOM DISCOVERS THE API 1608 CONSOLE

nescom_1608.JPGBANGOR, MAINE – NOVEMBER 2008: The New England School of Communications (NESCOM) awards Associate and Bachelor Degrees to one hundred undergraduates a year in concentrations ranging from audio engineering to marketing communications, and from live sound engineering to video production. The school’s expansive facility boasts seven fully-appointed control rooms with all the latest gear and technologies, in addition to a fully-appointed live truck and a brand new 500-seat theater complex. To stay current, the faculty conducts a console search every year, such that no console is older than approximately five years. Their most recent search turned up API’s new 16-channel 1608 small-frame console with a 16-channel expander. more

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Elite Screens Announces StarBright Whiteboard Projection Screen

ELITE SCREENS, INC. ANNOUNCES STARBRIGHT WHITEBOARD SCREEN FORCLASSROOMS AND BOARDROOMS

New Material Eliminates Need For Ambient Light Control

CERRITOS, Calif., November 12, 2008 — Elite Screens, Inc. an innovative company that specializes in affordable, high quality projector screens, today announced its StarBright Whiteboard Screen, an innovative solution that merges its StarBright premium grade ultra-high gain reflective material with a dry erase whiteboard for classroom and boardroom presentations in environments with bright ambient light. more

YAMAHA COMMERCIAL AUDIO SYSTEMS TRAINING GROUP OFFERS DIGITAL SR101 COURSE

BUENA PARK, Calif.─Back by popular demand, and beginning in January 2009, Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Seminars (YCATS) will offer Digital Sound Reinforcement 101 (DSR101) as part of the course selection now offered throughout the year both regionally and at the Buena Park, CA headquarters. The two-day class, which was instituted about two years ago, will provide complete audio system design and networking solutions. Sponsored in part by Shure Microphones, the seminar will focus on set up techniques ranging from microphones to large scale speakers. Topics include: gain construction, attenuator settings, SPL estimation, spec analysis, using Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, NEXO and Shure products. more

NSCA University Names 2008 Educator, Instructors of the Year

Dan EricksonStudents gain valuable knowledge from University courses

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, November 4, 2008 —Dan Erickson of General Communications was recently named NSCA University’s Educator of the Year. Erickson received NSCA’s top education award based on student feedback from his course, “Networking Issues that Impact AV Integrators and Designers,? which he taught for the College of System Design during NSCA University™ at InfoComm 08. more

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YAMAHA COMMERCIAL AUDIO TRAINING RETURNS TO NEW YORK CITY WITH SHURE MICROPHONES

BUENA PARK, Calif.─On November 4th & 5th, Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Seminars (YCATS) will be held in New York City in collaboration with Shure Microphones, offering a unique two-day comprehensive Sound Reinforcement seminar that will include:

- Wired and wireless microphone types, use and selection/applications
- Digital snakes and applications more

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