Professional Lighting & Production - Fall 2017 - Page 13

Best of BEIT to Launch at NAB Show New York The Best of BEIT is launching at the NAB Show New York with a track of sessions highlighting outstanding research and timely presentations initially featured at the flagship Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology (BEIT) Conference, held at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Best of BEIT will take place from October 18-19 during the 2017 NAB Show New York at the Javits Convention Center. Produced by the National Association of Broad- casters (NAB), the annual NAB Show New York welcomes around 9,000 attendees and more than 360 exhibitors to showcase next-generation technology for media, entertainment, and telecommunications professionals. Best of BEIT sessions, held on the TECH FWD Stage, will address ultra-high-definition (UHD) technology, Next Gen TV/ATSC 3.0, cybersecurity, and big data. For more information, go to CETEC Group Now Canadian Manufacturer’s Rep for Optec Displays Wayne Korhonen, the principal and owner of The CETEC Group Inc., has announced a Canadian manufacturer’s representative agreement with Optec Displays, which manufactures large-format LED displays. “The CETEC Group’s expansion to represent Optec Displays inte- grates our client-focused technical, design, and support capabilities CETEC Pres. Wayne Korhonen and value to integrators, specifiers, and resellers,” says Korhonen. For more information, contact CETEC Group: 888-759-1170, SFM Adds Perry Yee to British Columbia Sales Team SFM has announced that Perry Yee has joined its Custom Installation Solutions (CI) Division’s sales team in British Columbia. “We are very pleased to have the opportu- nity to work with a seasoned veteran like Perry who definitely has his finger on the pulse of the custom in- tegration market in British e S FM ’s Per r y Ye Columbia,” says Steven Freytag, GM of SFM’s CI division. “I’m confident that Perry’s 30 years of experience along with his intimate knowledge of some of our brands and strong relationships [within the industry] will serve our dealers, integrators, and va lued vendors well.” Yee can be reached at 604-727-0184 or For more information, contact SFM: 514-780-2070, FAX 514-780-2111,, Fall 2017 | 13