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Techni+Contact Adds to Technical Sales Support Team Techni+Contact/AMX Canada has announced two new appointments to its technical sales support team. Judson Wong has joined as product specialist and Daniel Brassard is lead- ing business development. Wong brings 22 years of technical experi- ence to the role and is tasked with assisting the sales team with technical support on projects across Canada on all the company’s audio lines, as well as AMX. Brassard has 20 years of experience in AV/IT technology and will be responsible for DANIEL BRASSARD developing relationships with consultants and market development in central Ontario on all audio lines and AMX. Wong can be reached at 514-695-4883 or Brassard can be reached at 604-671-5805 or For more information, contact Techni+Contact Canada: 514-695-4883,, Peavey Once Again Selling Direct to Canadian Dealers Peavey Electronics has announced that it will once again be selling directly to Canadian dealers. The company will now process orders from its Meridian, MS cor- porate office and fulfill orders from a new warehouse hub in Ontario. The change includes the Peavey-owned brands Trace Elliot, Budda, and Composite Acoustics. Peavey COO Courtland Gray says, “The opportunity to go direct to dealers allows Peavey to further expand our presence and provide better pricing throughout our full line of amplification and instrument brands. We look forward to once again having a direct connection HARTLEY PEAVEY with our dealer network in Canada.” For more information, contact Peavey Electronics: 601-483-5365, cus-, INTELLIMIX’S DARREN DESOUZA (LEFT) & AVL MEDIA GROUP’S ERIC MONGRAIN Intellimix Now Distributing Audix in Canada Intellimix is now the exclusive Canadian distributor for Audix’s complete line of professional microphones for the live, studio, retail, and install markets. “We are very excited about this opportunity with Intellimix,” says Gene Houck, national sales manager for installed sound at Audix. “Having Intellimix as our partner in Canada enables Audix to better serve our customers in this important market.” “Audix microphones and wireless systems have an excellent reputa- tion for their innovative design, quality of manufacturing, and exceptional performance overall. We are delighted and eager to begin distributing these amazing products in Canada,” adds Steve Kosters, CEO of Intellimix. For more information, contact Intellimix: 514-457-9663, FAX 514-457- 0575,, SLM Welcomes J. Hayes as Alvarez Brand Development Manager St. Louis Music and Alvarez have announced the return of J. Hayes as brand development manager for Alvarez Guitars. Hayes is an accomplished and professional guitarist who worked for SLM for many years prior to 2005. “I’m thrilled to return to SLM because it’s my home,” says Hayes. “I’ve been playing Alvarez guitars since the ‘70s and it feels great to return and be able to take the brand to new heights.” SLM’S J. HAYES Hayes has travelled the world exten- sively as product support manager for Paul Reed Smith Guitars and Blackstar Amplification. In his new role as Alvarez brand development