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Third Annual Knight of Illumination Awards Program Gets Underway

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 22, 2010
LONDON - The third annual Knight of Illumination Awards will be held Sept. 12, 2010, the first day of PLASA 2010. Organized by STLD, ALD and Clay Paky, the awards ceremony honors U.K.-based lighting designers. Applications for the awards are now being accepted. The application deadline is May 31, 2010. Read More...

311 Day Concert in Las Vegas Lit with Coemar Gear

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• April 19, 2010
LAS VEGAS - After selecting Coemar lighting fixtures for alternative/funk party band 311's 2008 and 2009 tours, lighting designer/director Joe Paradise once again chose a complement of Coemar Infinity XLs and ACLs for the band's 2010 311 Day Concert. Read More...

Martin Names Regional Sales Manager, Embarks on Road Show

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• April 19, 2010
AUSTIN, TX - Martin U.S. named Jeff Washburn regional sales manager for Martin's Central U.S. territory. Washburn, a 15-year lighting industry veteran, previously worked for Barco/High End Systems and LED Source. The company has also embarked on a 15-week, 15,000-mile Road Show tour that will see Martin personnel traveling to 30 cities across the country and holding over 120 events for local customers. Read More...

Luminale 2010 Serves Up Visual Feast during Light+Building Trade Fair

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 16, 2010
FRANKFURT, Germany - Luminale 2010, Lighting Culture Biennale took place from April 11 to 16, running in parallel to the Light+Building trade fair. Over 150 artistic lighting installations, open to the public, were on display in Frankfurt and Offenbach. Read More...

Peter Mayer Group Tours with Chauvet Rig

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• April 15, 2010
MARION, VA - Stewart Sound Inc. used an all-Chauvet rig to light the latest string of performances by The Peter Mayer Group featuring Peter Mayer of Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band. Read More...

Donations Still Being Sought for By Design Day 2010, Set for April 24

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• April 15, 2010
NEW YORK - By Design Day 2010, which is set to raise money for Behind the Scenes in the U.S. and Light Relief in the U.K., is April 24. To date, over 30 of the industry's top designers have pledged a day's royalties to the two charities. Read More...

American DJ Europe Names Simon Fletcher Sales Manager For Southern U.K.

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• April 15, 2010
KERKRADE, The Netherlands - American DJ Europe has tapped Simon Fletcher, who is a DJ himself, to be the area sales manager of its southern U.K. sales district. Fletcher will be responsible for looking after the sales of the American DJ family of products in this region. Read More...

Lightronics Names Architainment Resources New Rep Firm

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• April 15, 2010
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - Lightronics named Andy Broitman with Architainment Resources as the company's new architectural representative for the state of Virginia. Architainment Resources will serve as Lightronics' representative agency for the architectural, education, worship and performance lighting industry. Read More...

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition Set for June 9-12

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• April 15, 2010
GUANGZHOU, China - The Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, Asia's longest running trade fair targeting lighting manufacturing developments, is celebrating its 15th edition. Organized by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, the fair will be held from June 9-12, 2010, at the China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex. Read More...

Trump Plaza Gets Rigging Control Makeover from J.R. Clancy

PLSN Staff •
  • News
• April 15, 2010
SYRACUSE, NY - After more than 20 years of rigging control system challenges, the showroom at Trump Plaza Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., has a new control system provided by J.R. Clancy, Inc. Read More...

PSI, John Gallagher Light “All Ireland Talent Show”

PLSN Staff •
  • International News
• April 15, 2010
DUBLIN - Production Services Ireland (PSI) supplied all lighting equipment - including new Vari*Lite 2500 Spots - for the second year running to Ireland's televised All Ireland Talent Show, with lighting designed by John Gallagher. Read More...

Proel Expands Distribution in Asia with KEC

PLSN Staff •
  • On the Move
• April 14, 2010
BANGKOK, Thailand - Proel Group named Kamol Sukosol Electric Co., Ltd. (KEC) exclusive distributor for all Proel products and accessories for Thailand. TEC, founded in 1974, operates Kamol Pro Audio, a pro-audio division, and runs a separate division for consumer audio. Read More...

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