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ICC SYDNEY: MEET THE HEAD AV GUY

ICC SYDNEY: MEET THE HEAD AV GUY

The $1.5b International Convention Centre Sydney is quickly taking shape. The word on the street makes for a mouthwatering AV prospect. There will be three theatres: the ICC Sydney plenary-style theatre seating 8000, the 2500- seat Darling Harbour Theatre and the 1000- seat Pyrmont Theatre 1000 and then there’s the 35,000sqm of exhibition space. Some
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July 13, 2016 People

OPERA HOUSE CURTAIN CALL

OPERA HOUSE CURTAIN CALL

David Claringbold has been instrumental in the rise and rise of the Sydney Opera House as a technical and cultural icon as much as it is a architectural one. Here he recalls some highlights of two decades in The House. Text:/ David Claringbold The Sydney Opera House has an enviable reputation for excellence in the
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September 1, 2015 Industry, People

HEWSHOTT COO APPOINTMENT

HEWSHOTT COO APPOINTMENT

Hewshott International has announced the appointment of Joseph Dowse as its new Group Chief Operating Officer. A graduate from Trinity College, Dublin, Joseph has held leadership roles in KPMG, BP and AA Services. He has held leadership roles in a variety of international locations utilising his specialties of financial management, audit, control and business development.
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July 24, 2015 Industry, People

SHRIRO AUSTRALIA EMPLOYS ALDO ALIBRANDI

SHRIRO AUSTRALIA EMPLOYS ALDO ALIBRANDI

Shriro Australia is pleased to announce that industry veteran Aldo Alibrandi has commenced his role in the Casio Projectors Division as the new National Sales & Marketing Manager ANZ for Casio Data Projectors. Aldo comes from over 25 years experience in AV and integration, working with Programmed and NEC Australia most recently. Contact Aldo on
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July 15, 2015 News, People

CLARINGBOLD’S OPERA HOUSE CURTAIN CALL

CLARINGBOLD’S OPERA HOUSE CURTAIN CALL

David Claringbold has called time on his long association with the Sydney Opera House. First darkening the doors as a casual audio desk operator in 1990, Claringbold has occupied the roles of audio supervisor, Technical Director, and most recently, Director of  Theatre & Events with responsibility for over 500 staff and just about everything that
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May 27, 2015 Industry, People

HILLS: CHANGES AT THE TOP

HILLS: CHANGES AT THE TOP

More unsettling news from Hills (after the recent announcement it lost the Ampetronic agency). Hills Limited has given Ted Pretty his marching orders and installed current Hills Chief Operating Officer, Grant Logan, as the CEO with immediate effect. Here’s what the press release said: Ms Jennifer Hill-Ling, Hills Chairman, said “Ted has led Hills through
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May 27, 2015 Companies, People

JANDS PRODUCTION SERVICES CEO HONOURED

JANDS PRODUCTION SERVICES CEO HONOURED

Eric Robinson, CEO of JPJ Audio and Jands Production Services, has been named as the recipient of this year’s Sue Nattrass Award for his long-standing commitment to the live performance industry in Australia. The award will be presented at the 15th annual Helpmann Awards on the set of Cameron’s Mackintosh’s new production of Les Misérables
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April 16, 2015 People

AMX EXPANDS TEAM

AMX EXPANDS TEAM

Niek Groot has joined AMX Australia as the product specialist for integration software, architectural connectivity and user interface products. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge from the UK, with broad industry experience including systems integration and enterprise IT infrastructure.   Groot worked for the past seven years for a systems and user experience
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April 2, 2015 People

MEYER BOLSTERS APAC TEAM

MEYER BOLSTERS APAC TEAM

Meyer Sound is bolstering its Asia-Pacific presence with the addition of John Zhang as Sales Manager, China and Korea, and Tim Boot as Business Development Manager, Asia-Pacific. Zhang and Boot will drive Meyer Sound’s Asian growth, working to expand a user base that included the Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai, the Beijing Auto Show, and Alpensia
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March 20, 2015 People

ULA APPOINTS VUEPIX PRODUCT MANAGER

ULA APPOINTS VUEPIX PRODUCT MANAGER

Australian lighting distributor ULA Group has appointed Nathan Wright as its VuePix product manager. Wright joins the team with more than 18 years of experience in information technology, production management and professional lighting and vision. He will be working at the frontline of customer service, managing VuePix projects and providing technical sales support. “I am
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March 2, 2015 People