The convention hotel is the historic Chase Park Plaza where the rooms have been recently updated. In addition, the hotel also boasts a movie theatre, pool and plenty of places to relax and network with industry peers, according to the organization.
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) has hired Ethan Kaplan as its first Chief Digital Products Officer. Kaplan will be tasked with building a new global digital products division to support the long-term growth and expansion of the Fender brand and to create deeper connections with its global community of players.
“We are very pleased to add Ethan to our management team,” says Andy Mooney, Fender’s CEO. “We see a tremendous opportunity to expand the brand into new digital product categories and services that will build on our leadership position with consumers and help us realize the full potential of the brand. Ethan’s experience and skillsets make him a great addition to the team and will serve us well as we work to build and better serve a more connected and engaged community of players globally.”
TC Group has issued an update regarding the Canadian distribution of its brands. This follows Music Group’s acquisition of TC Group in May of 2015. For the Tannoy, Lab Gruppen, TC Electronic, and TC Helicon brands, TC Group’s independent rep firms, BG Media, MM Technologies, and Connect West, have resigned the lines as of Sept. 30, 2015.
Presently, Music Group brands, Behringer, Midas, and Turbosound are distributed through Intellimix/AVL. TC Group Americas CEO Marc Bertrand says”we will be conducting business as usual between now and October 31st, meaning that all TC orders will be coming into our Kitchener office and invoiced/fulfilled as usual with Intellimix/AVL acting as our reps. Over this six week period we will be preparing for moving full Canadian distribution to Intellimix/AVL and their new state of the art facility in Montreal.”
Ronald McDonald House Charities Toronto to get Pocket Concerts Series Courtesy of Yamaha Music CanadaMonday, September 21st, 2015
Join Re:Sound has announced a fundraising concert benefiting the Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund. It will be held at Adelaide Hall in Toronto on Thursday, Sept. 24th.
Putting a twist on the traditional, instead of musicians taking the stage, music industry professionals from Re:Sound, The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency, and other organisations will reveal their hidden musical talents for attendees’ entertainment.
There will be prizes to win and of course, all of the proceeds will go to The Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund, a charity that uses music to heal.
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