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Audio Brands Australia joins CX Roadshow

20 Jan 2014

Audio Brands Australia has signed on for the CX Roadshow, bringing the exhibitor tally to an impressive 22 companies. On confirming their attendance, Don McConnell from Audio Brands commented: “The CX Roadshow is a unique and proven concept and we’re very excited to be part of it. We’ll be showing  key products from the FBT…

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Staging Sell Dubai

15 Jan 2014

Staging Connections Group Limited has sold its 51% shareholding in the Gearhouse Dubai (“Gearhouse”) operations to their partners in Gearhouse.The sale was made following the Board’s decision to focus on their core integrated event services and exhibitions businesses. The sale proceeds of AED30.0 million or approximately AUD$9.0 million will be applied to debt reduction. This…

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Bjorn Again stars in Canberra

15 Jan 2014

Bjorn Again – The World’s Number 1 ABBA show and most successful tribute band of all time – performed in Canberra in front of ABBA fans at a packed Theatre Centre at Civic Square. Elite Sound and Lighting team were behind the scenes managing the production of the show. They have recently enhanced their extensive…

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SGM at CX Summer Roadshow

13 Jan 2014

SGM and their Australian distributor, ETA, will be participating at this year’s CX Roadshow, which is a combination of lighting and sound industry seminars and tradeshows moving across Australia visiting six of the large cities. On display, SGM will show the LED product range including the new IP65 moving head, the G-Spot, and the new…

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Martin RUSH MH 3 Beams ideal for regional Victoria

13 Jan 2014

Nick Moloney works as a mobile DJ as well as a lighting technician at Victoria’s Colac Performing Arts Centre and recently he treated himself to four Martin RUSH MH 3 Beams. Not only do they add a wow factor to his DJ set up, he can get a return on his investment by sub-hiring them…

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David Guetta dazzles Tasmania with Robin MMX Blades & Pointes

10 Jan 2014

French DJ mega star David Guetta visited Tasmania for the first time for one of the biggest shows that the island has ever seen. “I always just think of making people dance, that’s my first priority”, says David Guetta and that is exactly what he delivered during his spectacular show in Hobart. He expressed such…

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The PA People Showroom …30 years on, now the only full-service Pro Audio retail space in Sydney?

9 Jan 2014

In a city with more gigs and performance spaces than you can poke a stick at, it’s troubling that there is a dearth of professional audio ‘one stop shops’. There is a need in Sydney for retail spaces that an integrator or venue manager can walk in to, get good advice from product-neutral professionals and…

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Lux Events add Clay Paky Sharpys to their stock

9 Jan 2014

Lux Events have added sixteen Clay Paky Sharpys to their inventory and according to managing director Dave Trapp, they are fast becoming a favourite with his corporate clients. “The Sharpy is a light that makes such an impression even our corporate clients comment on them!” he announced. “The Sharpys are well renowned for their brightness…

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Line 6 acquired by Yamaha Corporation

8 Jan 2014

Yamaha Corporation and Line 6, Inc. have announced a definitive agreement for Yamaha to acquire Line 6, a leading manufacturer of innovative solutions for musicians. The acquisition expands Yamaha’s portfolio of modeling guitar processing products as well as pro-audio equipment, and offers new and exciting opportunities for accelerated growth for both companies. Line 6 products…

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Vale Brian Inglis

26 Dec 2013

FUNERAL DETAILS AT END Queensland audio veteran Brian Inglis died in his sleep on Christmas Eve, without indication of illness. He spent the evening watching soccer and went to bed early. Marg his wife woke and noticed Brian hadn’t been up to have his usual cup of tea, and she found him at 5.40am. She…

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Jill Scott Makes A Pointe In Australia

19 Dec 2013

Tucson, Arizona based lighting designer Martin Thomas, of Relentless Lighting Design, used Robe’s new Pointes for the first time for multi-talented  Grammy Award winning singer / songwriter, actress and poet Jill Scott’s recent highly successful Australian tour. Thomas has worked for Jill Scott since 2007, after working with her previous designer, the late Tyrone “Admiral”…

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“Ongoing contents auctions of the Sydney Convention & Exhibition generate strong bids.”

18 Dec 2013

This Press Release just in: The major $1 billion site redevelopment of the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre at Darling Harbour has not been without controversy. Yesterday an article in CX News online website criticised the State Government’s decision to demolish a satisfactory facility and the three-year relocation to Glebe Island as “half baked”. O’Maras…

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