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Fred Foster, keynote speaker for ETC CUE 2015ETC's recent CUE conference boasted the highest number of classes, events and lighting professionals and students from numerous countries. This year's conference included keynote addresses from ETC CEO Fred Foster, as well as Josh Allen and Al Crawford.

Read more: ETC CUE 2015 Celebrated as Large Success

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The new U.S. exclusive distributor of PLUSTRUSS is Mega Systems, Inc.Mega Systems, Inc. recently announced its new position as the U.S. exclusive distributor of PLUSTRUSS. 

Read more: Mega Systems, Inc. Announced as Exclusive Distributor of PLUSTRUSS in the U.S.

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4Wall Entertainment supplied the Chauvet Professional COLORado 1-Quad Tour LED fixtures for the productionLighting Designer William Kenyon selected Chauvet Professional COLORado 1-Quad Tour LED fixtures for Bucknell University's production of the Stephen Sondheim musical 'Company'.

Read more: 'Company' Production at Bucknell Lit with Chauvet Professional Gear

Changing Roles

Karl Haas, Architectural National Sales Manager, ETCETC announced the recent appointment of Karl Haas to Architectural National Sales Manager.

Read more: Karl Haas Named as ETC Architectural National Sales Manager

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Stockholm Stadsteater Chicago (c) Petra HellbergStockholm Stadsteater announced its recent purchase of 12 Robe BMFL Blades. 

Read more: Robe BMFL Blades Purchased for Stockholm Stadsteater

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ArKaos Pro MediaMaster at work on Ohio University Commencement CeremoniesJeremy Schaffer, Associate Director of Operations and Production for Event Services at Ohio University, credited ArKaos' MediaMaster Pro as both versatile and user friendly for a variety of events staged on campus. The technology supports productions staged at the school's Baker University Center.

Read more: Ohio University Gets Visual Assist with ArKaos MediaMaster Pro

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Tour School LogoThe first in a series of Stage Technician Education and Development Intensive courses (STEADI) is set to take place Aug. 3-6 2015 at Solotech in Las Vegas. ETCP-recognized trainer Richard Cadena will lead the course on behalf of Tour School co-founders Ed Wannebo and Dr. Susan Ullrich.

Read more: Stage Technician Education and Development Intensive (STEADI) Set for Aug. 3-6, 2015

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“Compared to other hoists on the market, the Benchmark is smaller, lighter and much easier to use and service, without compromising on any safety aspects,” Guilford Young College's campus in Glenorchy, New Zealand recently completed its new performing arts center. The school, an affiliate of the Catholic secondary school based in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, was outfitted with Jands' new Benchmark hoists. 

Read more: New Zealand Secondary School Installs Jands Benchmark Hoists


DNJ Pro LogoDNJ Pro, a Baltimore-based distributor for professional entertainment products across North America, has also become a Pledge-a-Product Partner with the industry's Behind the Scenes charity. DNJ Pro has pledged to donate a percentage of the profits from sales of the Novalight Nova-Scope fixture.

Read more: DNJ Pro Named Behind the Scenes Pledge-a-Product Partner


Dante media networking plays a key role in the university’s goal of complete immersion across various research, experimental and live performance projects taking place in The Cube – while reducing overall costs and labor in the process.Virginia Tech's Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology has a unique four-story performance space/research facility dubbed "The Cube." It has already been used for OperaCraft, a virtual opera in Minecraft, performed live, and also by The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore and Dr. Steve Forbes to get a better understanding of the tornado that plowed through Moore, OK in 2013. It was outfitted with a Dante media networking system.

Read more: The Cube at Virginia Tech Hosts Virtual Operas, Tornados with Dante Media Networking

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