Musikmesse, the annual trade fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production, and music business connections, will return to Frankfurt, Germany from April 5-8, 2017. It will provide a comprehensive overview of the latest products on the musical instrument market coupled with a complementary program of events. Tickets are now available via the Musikmesse website. Visitors who buy their admission ticket online profit from a significant discount over the price on arrival at the fair.
Godin Guitars has announced the promotion of Carl Langevin to the role of North American sales manager.
Langevin has been with Godin since last June and has over 25 years of experience in the music industry and 10 in MI. He worked as a full time guitarist playing in world music, blues, and rock and roll bands. He continues to perform across Quebec with a group called the Unplugged Band. As of 2017, he is celebrating his 10th year in the music products industry and has covered many positions in MI, including seven years at Roland Canada as a BOSS and amplifier sales specialist.
On March 17th, Canada will set out to attempt the Guinness World Record for the Longest Concert by Multiple Artists. Organized by Kevin Ker and Epidemic Music Group, and hosted at the Earl of Whitchurch in Stouffville, ON (40 minutes north of Toronto), the event will run for 16-plus days, ‘round the clock.
Fishman has launched Up To Speed, a new product sales training program for authorized Fishman dealers. Up To Speed provides the necessary information needed to effectively understand, discuss, and sell Fishman products.
Company President Larry Fishman greets participating salespeople in the training program’s introduction video: “Our goal is to create a communication directly with you, our dealers and our salespeople, that benefits you on an ongoing basis to become the most confident and trusted salespeople in the industry.”
Teye Guitars of Nashville is excited to announce that their full line of premium hand built guitars will now be represented across Canada by Grant Ivens at Say What! Music in Markham, ON.
This new alliance between Teye Guitars and Say What! Music will focus on bringing these made-in-USA” instruments to the premium Canadian guitar market.
After completing his studies in Film, Potvin began working as an advisor at Musique Richard Gendreau in Quebec City, where he rose to the position of Manager. In August 2016, Potvin joined the Roland Canada team as the Sales Representative focusing on Eastern Quebec. As of Jan. 1st, Potvin’s territory expands to include Eastern Quebec, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.