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AVIXA CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS FOR OCEANIA AWARDS 2018

AVIXA CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS FOR OCEANIA AWARDS 2018

Avixa is calling for nominations for the 2018 Avixa Oceania Awards programme. The awards will recognise individual AV professionals for their outstanding contributions, extraordinary commitment or service to the AV industry in the region. Awards nominations are being accepted for the following categories: Oceania CTS Holder of the Year Award, Oceania Educator of the Year Award, Oceania
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March 28, 2018 News

VISION CEILING SPEAKERS GET BLUETOOTH

VISION CEILING SPEAKERS GET BLUETOOTH

Vision’s two 30W powered loudspeakers have just received a Bluetooth upgrade. The new advanced Bluetooth chipset can be renamed and the pin can be set via PC software. The speakers can automatically switch to the Bluetooth input when it pairs. If the paired phone rings during a presentation, Bluetooth reverts to the handset during the
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March 16, 2018 News

BOSCH DICENTIS AT UN CLIMATE CONFERENCE

BOSCH DICENTIS AT UN CLIMATE CONFERENCE

The most recent annual UN climate conference (COP 23) in Bonn-Germany brought 22,000 attendees together from all around the world, supported by 4500 staff members. For the first time the conference venue was the Pacific island state of Fiji. The negotiations were led by the country’s representative at the United Nations, Nazhat Shameem Khan. Germany
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February 21, 2018 News

HILLS FINDS A WAY

HILLS FINDS A WAY

Hills is reporting a solid first half performance in 2017/18, with revenues down a bit (from an underperforming antenna install business, according to the report) and costs down even further. Here’s what Hills had to say about its AV business: Hills Audio Visual (AV) business saw revenues decline slightly, but has maintained solid margins, limiting
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February 21, 2018 Industry

HARMAN AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION SHAKE-UP

HARMAN AUSTRALIAN DISTRIBUTION SHAKE-UP

Harman Professional Solutions has consolidated distribution of AKG, BSS, Crown, dbx, Lexicon, JBL and Soundcraft solutions in Australia by strengthening ties with longtime distribution partners AV Technology (avt) and CMI Music & Audio. Building on 25 years of experience representing AMX audio video control systems, avt will expand its portfolio to include the complete Harman
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December 8, 2017 Industry

VISION FREESPACE NOW AVAILABLE AS AN APP

VISION FREESPACE NOW AVAILABLE AS AN APP

Vision’s room calendar solution Freespace is now sold as an app which runs on the LG 10SM3TB and Philips 10BDL3051T digital signage tablets. Vision will no longer offer its own hardware solution. Philips and LG both launched 10-inch touchscreen tablets which run Android and are perfect as meeting room booking tablets. Both use PoE, and
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June 20, 2017 News

MICROHIRE EXPANDS

MICROHIRE EXPANDS

Microhire has expanded into Fiji, signing a six-year tenure with the Royal International Convention Centre and opening its first international office at the Marriott Hotels’ newest five-star resort at Momi Bay, Fiji. Since its opening six weeks ago, the Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay has already hosted 10 events with the support of Microhire. Shayne Liddell, Microhire
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June 14, 2017 Industry

STAGING CONNECTIONS WINS FOUR POINTS CONTRACT

STAGING CONNECTIONS WINS FOUR POINTS CONTRACT

Four Points, Melbourne Docklands has appointed Staging Connections as the sole in-house event services provider for the brand new venue located in Melbourne Docklands. The recently-opened hotel offers seven meeting rooms across 500sqm of versatile function space, including a unique outdoor decking area for events. The new partnership will see Staging Connections invest in the
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June 2, 2017 News

MADISON TECH OPENS NZ SALES & DISTRIBUTION HUB

MADISON TECH OPENS NZ SALES & DISTRIBUTION HUB

Madison Technologies has opened a new office and warehouse in Penrose, Auckland, NZ. Open for business since late March, the hub will be home to a range of international brands, technologies and applications. New Zealand local Paul O’Neill-Gregory has been appointed as Country Manager and will have overall responsibility for sales, customer services and branch
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April 3, 2017 News

HILLS APPOINTS DAMIEN GLEESON

HILLS APPOINTS DAMIEN GLEESON

Hills is pleased to welcome Damien Gleeson to the fold as National Business Development Manager, based at the company’s Lidcombe offices in NSW. Damien brings 20 years’ experience in the industry, having worked for major national integrators as well as establishing his own integration business, EnVision, in Sydney. Most recently, Damien was the ANZ lead
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February 3, 2017 Industry, News