Professional Lighting & Production - Summer 2017 - Page 11

FMAV Wins AV Production Company of the Year at Live Music Industry Awards Audiovisual and event technology company FMAV was awarded the AV Production Com- pany of the Year honour at the 2017 Live Music Industry Awards, held during Canadian Music Week. “It’s truly an honour to share the stage with some of the best and brightest in the Ca- nadian music scene,” says Dave Corkum, GM of FMAV’s Halifax location, who received the award from show host Paul Shaffer. FMAV maintains a long standing track record in the live music scene supporting venues, events, and festivals across the country, including the TD Halifax Jazz Festival, Celtic Colours, and the David Foster Foundation Gala. For more information, contact FMAV: 888-287-3687, connect@fmav.ca, www.fmav.ca. DAVE CORKUM OF FMAV CHAUVET CEO ALBERT CHAUVET & VP BERENICE CHAUVET Chauvet Completes Purchase of ChamSys Chauvet & Sons LLC has completed its acquisition of ChamSys Ltd., a U.K.-based designer and manufacturer of lighting con- trollers. ChamSys provides Chauvet a stron- ger presence in the controller market and complements its lighting fixtures and video panels, according to the company. “ChamSys has a well-deserved reputa- tion for innovation, quality, and value, the same principles that are at the heart of our own Chauvet brands,” says Albert Chauvet, CEO of Chauvet & Sons. “Together, ChamSys and Chauvet are now in a position to better cover and serve worldwide markets.” ChamSys will continue to operate as an independent business unit from its facility in Southampton, U.K. The ChamSys MagicQ series of lighting control products will continue to be sold by the company’s current network of distribu- tors, except in the U.S., where Chauvet will sell and support ChamSys products from its Sunrise, FL headquarters. Theatrixx Tech- nologies distributes ChamSys products in Canada. For more information, contact Chauvet Lighting: 954-577-4455, www.chauvetlighting.com. PROFESSIONAL LIGHTING & PRODUCTION • 11