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Audio Biz University - Chicago - PRODUCTION WORKSHOPS -PRESENTED BY SHURE, ALLEN & HEATH, BLIZZARD LIGHTING, PROFESSIONAL WIRELESS SYSTEMS, AND LINK CONNECT.


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AUDIO BIZ UNIVERSITY- PRODUCTION WORKSHOPS

PRESENTED BY SHURE, ALLEN & HEATH, BLIZZARD LIGHTING, PROFESSIONAL WIRELESS SYSTEMS, AND LINK CONNECT.

Chicago Location- Randall Oaks Golf Course & Banquets 4101 Binnie Rd, West Dundee, Illinois 60118

Come spend the day and learn about the best brands in the industry and their latest products and innovations

End customers and end users welcome at event

DAY 1 LOCATION: RANDALL OAKS GOLF COURSE

8-9AM - Registration/Open Tradeshow

Explore what our vendors have to offer.

9-12PM - Shure Wireless and Workflow. Presented by Eric Reese & Jason Waufle

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to get exclusive tips and techniques from the industry pros from Shure that will help you get the most out of your wireless microphones. The Shure Market Development and Product Marketing team will cover:

·      Radio wave properties     

·      Wireless system characteristics

·      Frequency coordination

·      Effective antenna setup

·      Tips and Tricks for Optimization of your wireless system

12-1PM - Lunch and Open Tradeshow

Join us for a lunch and spend some time talking with vendors

1-2pm Myths, Challenges, and Advances with Power, Speaker & Signal Distribution for Live Productions. Presented by Bob Vanden Bergt

"Digital networking, speaker cabling, and power distribution requirements have changed substantially in the "live space" over the past decade. The tight integration of lighting, media, video, and audio in live productions continues to present unique challenges with reliability, simplicity, and portability. In less than 30 minutes, we will consider three short subjects; where to use CAT6 cable, what signals (including power) can be combined, and how to optimize speaker connections."

2-4PM - A&H SQ overview and system design overview. Presented by Pat McConnell (AKA Johnny Sparkle).

This presentation will take a deep dive into the SQ series of mixers from Allen & Heath. We will go over the operation of the desk from set up to show. System design with remote I/O and personal mixing stations.  

4-5PM – Open Trade Show and cocktails

Stay and have a drink on us and talk with vendors and dive into any questions you might have from the days presentations.

DAY 2 – LOCATION RANDALL OAKS GOLF COURSE

8-9AM - Open Tradeshow

Explore what our vendors have to offer.  

9-12PM - Shure Wireless and Workflow. Presented by Eric Reese & Jason Waufle

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to get exclusive tips and techniques from the industry pros from Shure that will help you get the most out of your wireless microphones. The Shure Market Development and Product Marketing team will cover:

·      Radio wave properties     

·      Wireless system characteristics

·      Frequency coordination

·      Effective antenna setup

·      Tips and Tricks for Optimization of your wireless system

12- 2:30PM - Lunch and Open Tradeshow

Join us for a lunch and spend some time talking with vendors

12:30-1:30pm Myths, Challenges, and Advances with Power, Speaker & Signal Distribution for Live Productions. Presented by Bob Vanden Bergt

"Digital networking, speaker cabling, and power distribution requirements have changed substantially in the "live space" over the past decade. The tight integration of lighting, media, video, and audio in live productions continues to present unique challenges with reliability, simplicity, and portability. In less than 30 minutes, we will consider three short subjects; where to use CAT6 cable, what signals (including power) can be combined, and how to optimize speaker connections."

1:30-5:30PM – A&H dLive certification. Presented by Michael Bangs

Aimed at sound engineers, audio operators, contractors, rental companies and audio consultants, this free event will provide basic and advanced information and understanding about the system and related technologies.

Hands-on sessions on using and configuring the system will include operation of the mixer, setup, scene management, multitrack recording, audio networking and more. 

Course Outline:

  • Allen & Heath history of innovation

  • dLive concept

  • dLive Mix Racks

  • dLive Surfaces

  • dLive ecosystem

  • dLive system building- Demo

  • Operating dLive- Hands on session (~2-3 hr)

  • I/O Ports and audio networking- Live Demo

  • dLive Editor & iOS apps -Live demo

Tradeshow Vendors

Shure

Jason Waufle, Market development specialist, and Eric Reese, Product manager for Shure’s Pro Audio division will be showcasing Shure digital wireless products (QLXD, ULXD, Axient Digital) and Personal Monitoring Systems (PSM300, PSM900, PSM1000) and associated accessories that can improve your workflow.

Allen & Heath

Pat McConnel, regional sales manager, and Michael Bangs, Touring/Production specialist will be showcasing the full line of digital mixers (QU, SQ and dLive) and peripherals (I/O boxes, Personal mixing stations, option cards).  

Blizzard Pro

Jeremy Zuelger , National Sales manager will be showcasing the Blizzard Video wall product Iris and Insite. He will also be showing the award winning Lightshark lighting console a several of Blizzard LED lighting fixtures.

Link

RJ Kenny, Technical Sales Manager, and Diane Jenson will be showcasing several of the unique solutions that Link has to offer. From speaker cable, digital audio, signal & power hybrid cables to motor controllers and distros for lighting and audio.  

Professional Wireless Solutions

Philip Van Peborgh of PWS will be showcasing some of their top notch RF distribution products all designed to help you with achieve the best RF performance of your gear though distribution system, filtering and antennas.