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TDC AT VIVID SYDNEY

TDC AT VIVID SYDNEY

Australian entertainment technology company TDC (Technical Direction Company) is providing large scale projection mapping and technology for this year’s Vivid Sydney, which takes place over 23 nights from 25 May – 16 June. This year Vivid Sydney celebrates its tenth anniversary. “This year, visitors to Vivid Sydney can expect even brighter, clearer, better-defined projection from
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June 1, 2018 News

PROTEC BEGINS OPERATIONS IN BIRMINGHAM

PROTEC BEGINS OPERATIONS IN BIRMINGHAM

As New Year announcements in the events industry go, one that will certainly shake things up in the UK and Europe is Protec’s latest statement. Having established itself as a global powerhouse in staging and event technology services, the Dubai headquartered company is now strengthening its presence in the UK with its acquisition of Birmingham
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January 22, 2018 Industry

GEARHOUSE BROADCAST ACQUIRES STRANGER DESIGNS

GEARHOUSE BROADCAST ACQUIRES STRANGER DESIGNS

Gearhouse Broadcast has again expanded its Event Communications Division with the acquisition of leading industry RF, radio mic and IFB specialists Stranger Designs. This key acquisition now makes Gearhouse Broadcast the only company in Australia that can offer the entire end-to-end comms chain, in particular for live events, sports and reality television. Manager — Event
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November 7, 2017 News

ALLEN & HEATH APPOINTS CHRIS PYNE

ALLEN & HEATH APPOINTS CHRIS PYNE

Allen & Heath has strengthened its team in the Asia Pacific region with the appointment of technical marketing director, Chris Pyne. Born in Australia, Pyne has three decades of experience in the pro touring and event industry as sound engineer for artists including Kylie Minogue, Jennifer Lopez, IL Divo, Sir Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Westlife, and Asian
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March 10, 2017 News

THE STAR HIRES STEVE CHEZZI, TECHNICAL MANAGER

THE STAR HIRES STEVE CHEZZI, TECHNICAL MANAGER

Sydney’s The Star Event Centre has welcomed seasoned industry expert, Steve Chezzi, as Technical Manager to lead its team of over 50 audiovisual event professionals. With over 16 years of technical event management and broadcast experience, Chezzi brings knowledge working for a diverse range of clients in multi-disciplinary production and event environments. Having previously held
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October 7, 2016 News

PLUG INTO SOMETHING BIGGER

PLUG INTO SOMETHING BIGGER

When you next check in on the new Midwich Australia website you’ll be plugging into something bigger. It feels like you need to run to stay still in the professional AV game. New products are released faster than anyone can keep up with, and the underlying technologies are often becoming more specialised and complex. Midwich
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July 12, 2016 News

4412 MERGES WITH ELITE SOUND & LIGHTING

4412 MERGES WITH ELITE SOUND & LIGHTING

Two of Canberra’s AV companies, 4412 and Elite Sound & Lighting, are merging and will commence trading as Elite Event Technology on 1st July 2016. The merger pools the collective skills of the companies’ directors Darren Russell from Elite, and both George Chrysostomou and David Bowron from 4412. Both from Canberra, David and George are
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June 16, 2016 News

THE P.A. PEOPLE: BEHIND THE GRAND PRIX

THE P.A. PEOPLE: BEHIND THE GRAND PRIX

Celebrating its 20th year at Melbourne’s Albert Park, this year’s Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix is the first in the FIA Formula One World Championship season. The race in Melbourne is followed by twenty-one Grands Prix, finishing in Abu Dhabi on 27 November 2016. The P.A. People, a Sydney based event communications company, has been
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June 15, 2016 Industry

TDC DAZZLES AT VIVID SYDNEY

TDC DAZZLES AT VIVID SYDNEY

Technical Direction Company’s technical wizardry is dazzling audiences of millions at Vivid Sydney. In 2016 the grand spectacle of light, video and music is extended from 18 days to 23, with video projections over nine sites including the Royal Botanic Garden and Taronga Zoo. Michael Hassett, CEO at TDC said: “TDC works on the latest
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June 9, 2016 News

MEYER SOUND GROWTH SPURS NEW HIRES AND PROMOTIONS

MEYER SOUND GROWTH SPURS NEW HIRES AND PROMOTIONS

 Spurred by worldwide growth, Meyer Sound has announced a number of new hires and promotions, creating a technical solutions team that adds depth to the company’s respected global technical solutions and support program. John Monitto, an 18-year veteran of Meyer Sound, has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Technical Solutions. In
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March 31, 2016 Industry, News