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GIANT d&b SYSTEM AT ICC SYDNEY THEATRE

GIANT d&b SYSTEM AT ICC SYDNEY THEATRE

THE VENUE ICC Sydney is a venue like no other. As Australia’s premier go-to convention centre for all manner of high-profile events and conferences, the $1.5b precinct is a showpiece of cutting-edge design, architecture, and AV technology. 1000 wi-fi access points gives you an idea of its scale. All up ICC Sydney has three expansive
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July 17, 2017 Projects

SMPTE17 CONFERENCE AT ICC SYDNEY

SMPTE17 CONFERENCE AT ICC SYDNEY

The SMPTE17 Conference will be running from July 18-21 at ICC Sydney in conjunction with the SMPTE17 Exhibition. Offering a variety of sessions, the conference will cover a range of media, content, broadcasting, regulatory, and developing technology issues. Content creators, technologists, suppliers, and students will all have a great opportunity to hear and learn from
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July 6, 2017 News

THE P.A. PEOPLE HELPS PREP NEW SAE SYDNEY CAMPUS

THE P.A. PEOPLE HELPS PREP NEW SAE SYDNEY CAMPUS

SAE has opened the doors to its impressive new Sydney education facility located at 39 Regent St in the inner-city creative hub of Chippendale and next to Central Station. It’s a $12m, seven-story campus complete with a rooftop recreational space where students can enjoy 360° skyline views across the CBD. General Manager of SAE Australia,
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June 26, 2017 News

TDC AT VIVID SYDNEY 2017

TDC AT VIVID SYDNEY 2017

Technical Direction Company deployed Barco’s UDX 4K32 in a world-first large-scale laser projection at Vivid Sydney 2017 at the Museum of Contemporary Art for ‘Organic Vibrations’ a collaboration between Julia Gorman, an Australian, and Paris-based creative and artistic collective, Danny Rose. Michael Hassett, CEO of TDC, said, “When Barco previewed the technology at the ISE
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June 23, 2017 News

INFOCOMM & DIVERSIFIED COMMUNICATIONS LAUNCH AV USER FORUM

INFOCOMM & DIVERSIFIED COMMUNICATIONS LAUNCH AV USER FORUM

InfoComm International and Diversified Communications Australia announce the launch of the AV User Forums across Australasia. The forums aim to inform and educate on the role of AV in increasing business revenue for organisations of vertical markets. In the run-up to Integrate Expo 2017, the AV User Forums invite all AV technology managers, decision-makers, and
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June 5, 2017 News

SCENE CHANGE WITH ADAMSON S10

SCENE CHANGE WITH ADAMSON S10

Who doesn’t love a good PA shootout? Bay 17 at Sydney’s Carriageworks recently hosted an epic battle between PAs from three of the big brands, organised by Aussie AV firm Scene Change. Each PA was represented by its Australian distributor, with technical experts on hand to show Scene Change staff how to prep, configure, rig,
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May 24, 2017 News

OPERA HOUSE BEGINS JOAN SUTHERLAND THEATRE RENEWAL

OPERA HOUSE BEGINS JOAN SUTHERLAND THEATRE RENEWAL

The Joan Sutherland Theatre (JST) will be closed for seven months as the Sydney Opera House prepares to start work on its first major Renewal project replacing the JST’s theatre machinery that has reached the end of its operational life. The $45m JST machinery upgrade has been self-funded by the Opera House to ensure the
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May 11, 2017 News

DAVID CLARINGBOLD TAKES POSITION AT d&b

DAVID CLARINGBOLD TAKES POSITION AT d&b

d&b audiotechnik has hired David Claringbold as its new chief marketing officer. The former director of the Sydney Opera House has served as part of the d&b advisory board since last year. The new role sees Claringbold relocate to Germany to work out of d&b HQ. The position entails leading marketing communications, public relations, brand
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March 31, 2017 News

AV DYNAMICS WINS SOFITEL CONTRACT

AV DYNAMICS WINS SOFITEL CONTRACT

Audio Visual Dynamics has won the contract to become the exclusive preferred AV provider for the Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour hotel. The soon-to-be-completed five star hotel is located next to the new International Convention Centre and will undoubtedly rank among the go-to conference hotels in Sydney. The new Sofitel is part of the broader $3.5b
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March 14, 2017 Industry

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