Details Emerging for October’s 3rd Annual IMSTA FESTA Toronto

Monday, August 29th, 2016

14 IMSTA FESTAThe third annual IMSTA FESTA Toronto show will head back to Ryerson University on Saturday Oct. 15, 2016.  Presented by the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA), the IMSTA FESTA events are held annually in Toronto, Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles and showcase the latest music-making and production technologies as well as educational seminars and keynotes speeches and Q&As.

This free IMSTA FESTA event is open to anyone interested in the art of music making; professional and semi-professional musicians, songwriters, music producers, and audio engineers, as well as music students and educators. The day-long event will feature panels, workshops and master classes, demonstrations and more. Organizers say their aim is to host industry experts in an environment where music-makers can network, interact, and learn with them face-to-face.

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Roland Announces 24-Hour Global Music Festival & Product Launch Event for Sept. 9

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Roland_TFR_MapRoland has announced it will hold a worldwide live and online live streaming event on Sept. 9, 2016 called “The Future. Redefined.” It is 24-hour online event streaming live from eight famous cities across the world. A mix of music festival and product launch, this one-off event will introduce and demo 30+ brand-new Roland instruments, including synthesizers, electronic pianos, V-Drums, DJ rigs, guitar accessories from the BOSS brand, and more. Plus, there will also be performances and lectures from well known artists. A teaser video is currently available at tfr.roland.com/ca.

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NAMM Announces Visa Assist Program to Aid NAMM Show’s International Visitors

Monday, July 25th, 2016

IMG_1463The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) has announced Visa Assist, a new support program designed to help international members of the pro audio and music products industry attend and conduct business at the 2017 NAMM Show. The new program aims to offer helpful guidance for international attendees and to streamline the visa acquisition process.

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MDA Schedules Annual Pre-NAMM Show & Tell Event for Jan. 17

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

NAMMThe Musical Distributors Association has announced that the 2017 edition of its annual Show & Tell Day will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17 at the Anaheim Hilton from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

According to the MDA, the Show & Tell event is a one-day, members-only opportunity for suppliers and distributors to network and transact business in a collaborative, focused environment, and get a head start on their NAMM appointments. It will be back at the Anaheim Hilton in the California D ballroom, next door to the Anaheim Convention Center and right in the middle of all the excitement at the 2017 NAMM Show. And MDA’s “Best of Show” secret shopper will be back, too.

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NAMM Show 2017 Badge & Hotel Registration Now Open

Monday, July 18th, 2016

NAMM plazaBadge registration and hotel bookings for the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA is now open. The show will return to the Anaheim Convention Center from Jan. 19-22, 2017.

Last year a record 101,726 attendees explored products from more than 1,700 exhibitors showcasing over 6,000 brands. Plus, attendees were able to choose from 120+ educational sessions and 150+ networking events.

For more information, go to www.namm.org.

GerrAudio to Present Two DPA Microphones Workshops with Gabriel Antonini

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
Gabriel Antonini

Gabriel Antonini

GerrAudio has announced it will co-host two separate events featuring Gabriel Antonini from DPA Microphones.

Day 1 (July 19) Gabriel will be part of The Sound Summit – Toronto. Co-sponsored by DPA, LectroSonic, K-Tek and SoundDevices, The Sound Summit travels across North America and is focused on Location Sound. Experts from each of the sponsoring companies will be on-hand.

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