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Linda Hamburger
Linda Hamburger

PTT of Florida Names Linda Hamburger Marketing Communications Manager

Nook Schoenfeld
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DAVIE, FL - PTT of Florida, a leading provider of stagehand labor for live events, named Linda Hamburger marketing communications manager. Hamburger, a well-known publicist and writer, handles PTT’s sponsored on line group, Florida Riggers & Stagehands. She has worked with the company for more than 10 years, initially as a freelancer and now joins the company’s in-house team of professionals.

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 IBS Team accepting their 2016 ILEA Award for Spirit of Excellence
IBS Team accepting their 2016 ILEA Award for Spirit of Excellence

IBS Celebrates 20 Years

Nook Schoenfeld
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DUBAI - The IBS (International Building Services) Group celebrates 20 years at the top of the entertainment production industry in Dubai, having gained a solid reputation for building ambitious bespoke sets, providing detailed and elaborate décor as well as specialist draping and soft goods. The company is headed by Alan Scoley and embraces all types of events … from high profile corporate activations to live performances, cultural shows to conferences and exhibitions to lavish weddings.

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Carlos Zamora de Martino
Carlos Zamora de Martino

Chauvet Names Carlos Zamora de Martino GM of Chauvet Mexico

Nook Schoenfeld
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LERMA, Mexico – Chauvet named Carlos Zamora de Martino general manager of Chauvet Mexico. Prior to joining Chauvet’s Mexican operation, Zamora held senior executive positions at a number of global companies. He was also the co-founder and CEO of Geo Lite LED Lighting.  In his new position, he will be responsible for managing all facets of the Chauvet Professional, Chauvet DJ, Iluminarc and Trusst business in Mexico.

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Adam Vidaurri
Adam Vidaurri

Zenith Lighting, Inc Names Adam Vidaurri as Chief Operating Officer

Nook Schoenfeld
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ORLANDO - FL, - In response to consecutive years of major growth and expanding capabilities, Zenith Lighting, Inc has named long time team member Adam Vidaurri as Chief Operating Officer of the nearly 30 year old event and stage lighting company. Vidaurri joined Zenith Lighting in 2010 and quickly moved into a Sales Manager role and then more recently into the role of General Manager for the company’s South Florida location.

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Arrow Electronics and Harting signed the agreement at the Electronica trade fair in Munich. Arrow Electronics VP/GM John Drabik is pictured here (center), flanked by Harting’s Edgar-Peter Duning (left) and Jon DeSouza (right).
Arrow Electronics and Harting signed the agreement at the Electronica trade fair in Munich. Arrow Electronics VP/GM John Drabik is pictured here (center), flanked by Harting’s Edgar-Peter Duning (left) and Jon DeSouza (right).

Harting Expands Distribution Agreement with Arrow Electronics

Frank Hammel;
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MUNICH — At the Electronica trade fair here, Harting and Arrow Electronics announced and expanded distribution agreement Nov. 10. Arrow Electronics, which has been a Harting distributor in North America for 22 years, will now distribute the company’s products in the EMEA and APAC regions as well.

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KD Productions Partners Ed DiBona and Ken Kepler.
KD Productions Partners Ed DiBona and Ken Kepler.

Two Seasoned Pros Form KD Productions

Debi Moen
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NEWFIELD, NJ - Ken Kepler and Ed Di Bona have formed KD Productions, a full service AV production/rental company serving the Atlantic City/Philadelphia markets. The partners, who started their company two years ago, have a combined 50 years of industry experience. Di Bona was most recently technical director at the Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, NJ. Kepler spent more than 12 years as the lead audio engineer and lead project manager for Showorks Audio Visual.

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Philippe Vitali
Philippe Vitali

Analog Way appoints Philippe Vitali as Marketing and Communications Director

Nook Schoenfeld
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PARIS,– Analog Way, an innovation-driven designer and manufacturer that specializes in computer and video signal processing and distribution, is pleased to announce the appointment of Philippe Vitali as Marketing & Communications Director. Effective November, 2016, Philippe Vitali has been named Analog Way’s Marketing & Communications Director. He will succeed Franck Facon who left the company at the end of October to pursue new opportunities. Philippe Vitali will be based in Analog Way’s headquarters near Paris, France.

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Wenger Acquires Secoa Assets

Nook Schoenfeld
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OWATONNA, MN – Wenger Corporation acquired the assets of Secoa, Inc. of Champlin, MN. The company says the acquisition will expand the products and services now offered for the performing arts market by Wenger and its subsidiary J.R. Clancy.

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Kara Kudzma
Kara Kudzma

Westview Productions Expands Project Management Team with Hiring of Kara Kudzma

Nook Schoenfeld
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DENVER, COLORADO –Westview Productions is pleased to announce the addition of Kara Kudzma as Project Manager for the lighting division. “We are very pleased to enhance our projects team with Kara’s skills. She brings a wealth of industry knowledge and will help our museum and exhibit customers with her extensive projects background,” Eric Bloom, President of Westview Productions said of her arrival. She is a great fit for our team, and brings a lot of jobsite experience with her.”

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Neal Ellsworth
Neal Ellsworth

Core Brands Appoints Neal Ellsworth to Product Manager, New Initiatives

Nook Schoenfeld
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PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, Furthering its commitment to innovating products for the custom installation industry, Core Brands today announced the appointment of Neal Ellsworth to the newly created position of Product Manager, New Initiatives. Effective immediately, Ellsworth will lead efforts to create new categories of products and new products within established categories working under the direction of Mike Jordan, Core Brands’ Vice President of Product Management.

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