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(19/01/2021)

- Michael T. Strickland Awarded Inaugural Live Design Pandemic Pivot Prize

 Michael T. Strickland Awarded Inaugural Live Design Pandemic Pivot Prize

Bandit Lites announces Michael T. Strickland has been awarded Live Design's Pandemic Pivot Prize, which recognizes an individual for their actions in managing a business or aiding the industry during the COVID-19 crisis. ...More

(13/01/2021)

-Eric McAfee Takes on the Role of Director of Technical Design for Stagecraft

Eric McAfee Takes on the Role of Director of Technical Design for Stagecraft

Stagecraft welcomes Eric McAfee into the role of director of technical design. McAfee holds a BFA in Theatre and has a wide range of experience working as a rigging installer, project manager, and technical designer. He has ...More

(13/01/2021)

-Symetrix Promotes Scott Wrege to National Sales Director

Symetrix Promotes Scott Wrege to National Sales Director

Symetrix, Inc., manufacturer of AV hardware, software, and control systems, announces the promotion of Scott Wrege to national sales director for the US. In this role, he will primarily be responsible for implementing sales ...More

(08/01/2021)

-Clear-Com EMEA Sales Director Accepts New Leadership Roles Within Rise Organization

Clear-Com EMEA Sales Director Accepts New Leadership Roles Within Rise Organization

Clear-Com's EMEA sales director, Nicki Fisher, has gladly accepted an invitation to be the new chair of the board for Rise, a non-profit organization that supports women in the media and entertainment technology sector. She ...More

(07/01/2021)

-Observatory Expands with the Appointment of Simon Harris as Director of Production

Observatory Expands with the Appointment of Simon Harris as Director of Production

Observatory, the creative video specialist which provides award-winning creative visual content innovation for live events, fashion, broadcast, and more, has expanded its senior team with the addition of Simon Harris. ...More

(07/01/2021)

-L-Acoustics Names Dedicated Sales and Application Team to Build Presence in Middle East and India Regions

L-Acoustics Names Dedicated Sales and Application Team to Build Presence in Middle East and India Regions

L-Acoustics announces the appointment of two regional industry experts to support existing partners and grow the company's presence in key vertical markets, as well as with consultants, integrators, sound engineers, and end users in ...More

(06/01/2021)

-Brian Dowd Joins A.C. Lighting Inc. as Sales Representative for Southeastern USA

Brian Dowd Joins A.C. Lighting Inc. as Sales Representative for Southeastern USA

A.C. Lighting Inc.Brian Dowd, a well-respected veteran in the industry, to the position of sales representative, Southeastern USA.
Dowd brings over 30 years of experience and a proven track ...
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(06/01/2021)

-Reed Exhibitions Announces Anna Dycheva-Smirnova as CEO of Reed Exhibitions UK

Reed Exhibitions Announces Anna Dycheva-Smirnova as CEO of Reed Exhibitions UK

Reed Exhibitions announce that Anna Dycheva-Smirnova has been appointed CEO, Reed Exhibitions UK, in addition to her role as CEO of Russia, Turkey, and the Middle East, effective from January 1, 2021. ...More

(05/01/2021)

-Promotions Announced at Available Light

Promotions Announced at Available Light

Available Light announces the promotion of Nastassia Ortiz, jr. assoc. IALD and Dylan Bomgardner, jr. assoc. IALD to associates of the firm.
A graduate of Northwestern University's MFA Stage Design Program, Ortiz ...
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(05/01/2021)

-Stuart Gibbons Awarded with an OBE for Services to International Trade in the Queens 2021 Honors List 2021

Stuart Gibbons Awarded with an OBE for Services to International Trade in the Queens 2021 Honors List 2021

Since Le Mark's founding in 1982, Stuart Gibbons has always had a passion for exporting and expanding the company into international markets. The company has a reputation within the arts and entertainment industry for ...More

(05/01/2021)

-In Memoriam: Arthur P. Siccardi

In Memoriam: Arthur P. Siccardi

Production supervisor Arthur P. Siccardi (better known as "Artie") died December 23 from complications of pneumonia; he was 89. Born in Englewood, New Jersey in 1931, he started out as a minor league baseball pitcher, playing for ...More

(18/12/2020)

-Steve Hoover: Gone But Never Forgotten

Steve Hoover: Gone But Never Forgotten

It is with great sadness and deep remorse that Bandit Lites announces the sudden and tragic loss of industry icon Steve Hoover. Hoover suddenly passed away on December 15. Hoover was a 40-year family member at Bandit Lites ...More

(14/12/2020)

-In Memoriam: Michael J. Hotopp

In Memoriam: Michael J. Hotopp

Scenic and lighting designer Michael J. Hotopp died November 2, 2020, in Rhinebeck, New York. He was 74.
Born in Charleston, West Virginia, he began designing scenery for the Charleston Ballet, the youth theater of the ...
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(11/12/2020)

-Benjamin Olswang Joins Symetrix as Director of Product Management

Benjamin Olswang Joins Symetrix as Director of Product Management

Symetrix announces the appointment of industry veteran Benjamin Olswang as their director of product management, expanding on their focus on new product development and innovation.
"I chose Symetrix because of the people ...
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(08/12/2020)

-Creative Stage Lighting Hires Tracey Cosgrove as Vice President of Sales and Operations

Creative Stage Lighting Hires Tracey Cosgrove as Vice President of Sales and Operations

Creative Stage Lighting Co., Inc. has recently hired Tracey Cosgrove for the position of vice president of sales and operations. Cosgrove will be responsible for Creative Stage Lighting's sales efforts, customer experience, ...More

(07/12/2020)

-David Silvernail Joins VLS Team

David Silvernail Joins VLS Team

David Silvernail has joined Vincent Lighting Systems (VLS) as the manager of product and eCommerce. In November 2020, Canterbury Capital (parent company of VLS) purchased assets of Production Advantage ...More

(02/12/2020)

-Industry Veteran Joins the Ranks at EAW

Industry Veteran Joins the Ranks at EAW

Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) announces the appointment of pro audio veteran Michael Palmer as its director of US sales. The loudspeaker manufacturer's North American sales figures have recently shown a positive growth pattern ...More

(02/12/2020)

-Karan Kathuria Joins Renkus-Heinz with Focus on Asia, Oceania, and SAARC Regions

Karan Kathuria Joins Renkus-Heinz with Focus on Asia, Oceania, and SAARC Regions

Renkus-Heinz, manufacturer of premium professional loudspeakers, have appointed Karan Kathuria to the position of director operating across Asia, Oceania, and SAARC. The role will see Kathuria evolving these regions through ...More

(02/12/2020)

-Ty Robinson Promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing at Symetrix

Ty Robinson Promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing at Symetrix

Symetrix announces that Tylene "Ty" Robinson has been promoted to director of sales and marketing, unifying the Symetrix marketing team with the global salesforce to amplify the brand's reach. ...More

(20/11/2020)

-Full Compass Adds Four Industry Veterans to National Sales Team

Full Compass Adds Four Industry Veterans to National Sales Team

After a nationwide search, Full Compass, a full-service distributor of professional audio, video, lighting, and musical instruments, announces that four leading industry professionals have joined their National Sales Team. This ...More

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