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Expo-Scene Welcomes AVL Industry Back to Montreal
After a two-year hiatus , CITT / ICTS welcomed the North American entertainment technology industry back to the Palais des congrés de Montreal on April 13-14 , 2022 , for Expo-Scène . More than 60 exhibitors filled the show floor , who welcomed over 1,500 industry professionals from the pro audio , sound , lighting , video , audiovisual , and multimedia industries .
“ After a two-year pause , we are delighted with the success of Expo-Scène 2022 ,” CITT / ICTS National Coordinator Monique Corbeil tells Professional Lighting & Production . “ The show also featured product demos and offered unique educational sessions with the return of the TEC Talks . It was an exciting and vibrant show , everyone was pleased to be back in-person to connect and network once again ! We are already working on the next edition , and we will be looking forward to seeing everyone again !”
During the two days of the show , two TEC Talk rooms hosted educational and professional development sessions from NWC Publisher Jim Norris on the future of live events , audiologist and Sensaphonics Founder Michael Santucci on IEMs , Dominique Rivard from Vectorworks , Dave Muscat from 3 DOT Technologies on indoor video wall displays , Thierry Roger from Waves Systems on dynamic display and interactive media players , CAST Software ’ s Stuart Green on creativity and communication , and more .
On the morning of the second day , also on offer for Expo-Scène attendees was an exclusive backstage tour of the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier of the Place des Arts . There were also private demos rooms from Avid , d & b audiotechnik , GerrAudio , and Meyer Sound .
“ As the first production industry trade show in Canada post-pandemic , Expo-Scène 2022 had a real sense of reconnection for the industry ,” CITT / ICTS President Matt Frankish tells Professional Lighting & Production . “ CITT / ICTS was pleased to welcome back the returning exhibitors and welcome some great new exhibitors . The show was very successful and we look forward to continuing that success both next year and at Rendez-vous 2022 in Calgary this August .” Next year ’ s Expo-Scène will be held on April 13-14 , 2023 , once again at the Palais des congrès de Montréal . For more information , contact exposcene @ citt . org or
go to www . citt . org / exposcene .
Anolis Reveals New Brand Identity
LED and architectural lighting brand Anolis , a Robe business , has launched a new brand identity and optimized website ahead of the release of its Calumma range of products . Anolis has been around since 2005 .
This follows the expansion of Anolis ’ business over the last two years and its close alignment to and connection with entertainment brand Robe . The new , streamlined , and contemporary Anolis look reflects the changing nature of installation lighting and technology , the company says . It adds that the new brand underlines its enhanced commitment to sustainability , creativity , and invention .
The new brand identity is designed by creative agency KHS and is led by a new logo . The original chameleon is retained as a fine detail in the form of a stylized eye in the upper right-hand corner .
The new identity is visible throughout the new product catalogue , and is tailored to the creativity of architectural lighting design . Swiss Style has been applied “ with typically clean fonts and a pure grid layout with simplified icons for more emphasis . Architecture – the art and science of designing buildings and other physical structures – is supported via each chapter title and the main ideas behind each product .”
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