CITT/ICTS is preparing to welcome more than 60 exhibitors and over 1,200 visitors to Montreal for the third annual Expo-Scène trade show and conference, which is returning to the Palais des congrès de Montréal from April 12-13, 2017. Expo-Scène is currently the only major Canadian event dedicated to professionals in the pro audio, lighting, audiovisual, video, and multimedia technology markets.
Summer NAMM will once again return to the Music City Center in Nashville, TN from from July 13-15, 2017. For NAMM members, badge registration opens this Wednesday, March 29 at 8 a.m. PDT. Those interested must be active NAMM members to register for their free badges. If their membership is not active, they’re asked to visit NAMM’s Membership renewal page.
Cordoba Music Group (CMG) has announced that Rick Gagliano has been named director of brand management. With over 25 years in musical instrument retail, product development, and management, Gagliano will oversee the entire product life cycle for CMG’s growing portfolio, which includes Cordoba, Guild, DeArmond, and HumiCase.
Gravity is the new Adam Hall Group brand for stands that comprises products for all stage and studio needs. Designed and engineered in Germany, this new brand was launched in 2015 after more than two years of research and development. They feature powder-coated metal with double-injection-molded ABS plastic, die-cast zinc components, and soft touch rubber-coated clamps and knobs. The brand specific multi-colored “G-Rings” are designed to add style, as well as convenience.
Former director of finance at TC Electronic, Jesper Dalum, has teamed up with the Danish guitar pedal brand LunaStone. Jesper Dalum will head the finance operations and has also invested in the company as part of a long-term commitment.
Last year, former TC VP of Marketing, Allan Strand, became CEO of LunaStone pedals, and he says is excited to reunite with a former colleague.