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Following the show’s theme of business networking, music education and culture appreciation, Music China’s fringe program is set to engage show participants with content-rich forums, workshops, master classes, stage performances, and concerts in the four-day show which will be held from October 26 – 29 2016 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. 

Read more: Music China 2016 Fringe Program Confirmed

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The NAMM Foundation has announced  nominees for its 32nd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards in the categories of Outstanding Technical and Creative Achievement.

Read more: 32nd Annual NAMM TEC Awards Nominees Announced

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For the first time in the company’s history we have decided to establish Ashdown USA LLC. Effective immediately. We have set up warehousing logistics and service facilities in California to ensure that we provide the best levels of technical and customer service, distribution and support.

Read more: Ashdown Establishes Ashdown USA LLC

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Guitar Center has announced the appointment of retail veteran Tony Truesdale as chairman of the Board of Directors. The current chairman, Norman Axelrod, will remain as member of the board.

Read more: GC Names Truesdale Chairman of the Board of Directors

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Alvarez continues to increase their global reach, teaming with Neworld Music to expand their reach into Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Read more: Alvarez Expands to Latin America with Neworld Music Distribution

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The 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) begins September 24 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Through a partnership with the League of American Orchestras, NAMM will be advocating for issues of potential impact to the music products industry.

Read more: New Rosewood Proposals at Conference of the Parties

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Responding to the rapidly increasing demand for its lighting and trussing products in Mexico, Chauvet has opened a new office, warehouse, service center and showroom in Lerma, just west of the nation’s capital.

Read more: Chauvet Opens Larger Showroom In Mexico

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Roli, maker of Seaboard Rise, announced the purchased of fellow London-based plugin company FXpansion on September 1.

Read more: Roli Acquires FXpansion

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Effective immediately, the German cable manufacturer Cordial assigns overall responsibility for distributing their cable products for the MI sector in the USA to Davitt & Hanser.

Read more: Davitt & Hanswer Named U.S. Distributor for Cordial

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This summer, the board of directors for the Retail Print Music Dealers Association (RPMDA) met to plan the organization’s 2017 convention, which is scheduled for April 26–29, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Peachtree in Atlanta, Georgia.

Read more: RPMDA Board Plans 2017 Convention

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