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Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank to be Keynote Speaker at EMRG Media’s Annual 2018 New York Event Planner Expo

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year EMRG’s Media Event Planner Expo in New York City has been extended to two days of networking and education for those in the event planning industry. The event will kick off on October 2, 2018 with an educational series at TKP New York Conference Center followed by a day of meeting with exhibitors on October 3 at Metropolitan Pavilion.

Sparktacular FX Machines Reveals New Line of Cold Spark Technology Products, Prepares to Revolutionize the Entertainment Industry

PALM BEACH, Fla., April 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Palm Beach-based pyrotechnics company Sparktacular FX Machines today announced three new Cold Spark Technology (CST) pyrotechnic simulators scheduled to drop in early June. These new patented and trademarked CST machines use Spark Pack Granules that are heated and propelled into the air and react with oxygen to produce the spark effect that has previously only been seen in Gerb pyrotechnics.

Patrick Macdonald-King Joins Hyperion Media Group as Strategic Advisor

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Exiting his role as Prime Focus Technologies President after completing his earn out and roll-out of the company’s award-winning DAX Platform, Patrick Macdonald-King has agreed to join the Advisory Board of film and tech finance firm Hyperion Media Group to help create a fund focused on content, and the intersection of content and technology.

Actors, Authors, Artists and Advocates Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today launched #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. The autistic are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying. The campaign brings together voice, stage and film actors, children’s authors, comic artists and autistic advocates who activate their voices for autism, speaking out for acceptance and inclusion.

The Event Planner Expo 2017 Presents Opportunities for New York City Event Planners to Make Connections and Increase Business

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EMRG Media is excited to announce it’s hosting the fifth year of the Event Planner Expo, a premier events and hospitality tradeshow. This year its speaker lineup is more impressive than ever and will take place on Oct. 4, 2017, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

DJ SPLASH Expands to Full-Service for Weddings and Special Events

MONTVILLE, N.J., April 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DJ Splash, a premier entertainment service for weddings, corporate events and private parties across the New Jersey/New York Metro area, is now offering one stop shopping for wedding and special events with new expanded services including: a full photo and video production department, event lighting crew and photo booths.

Voices.com Announces Industry Roadshow, LevelUp

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The largest voice-over marketplace in the world, Voices.com, has announced the launch of an industry roadshow, set to take place across the United States this upcoming Spring 2017. The event is LevelUp – a fast, 1-day information sharing event that will bring voice actors, coaches, and clients together like never before for a fast-paced day of workshops and networking.

The Event Planner Expo Speaker Series – Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Event Planner Expo, is back! This Wednesday, October 5, 2016, EMRG Media is hosting The Event Planner Expo at The Metropolitan Pavilion. The Event Planner Expo is known to have the best venues and services in the event planning industry as well as an exclusive speaker series.

Voices.com Secures $2 Million in Capital Investment from BDC Capital

LONDON, Ontario, April 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, the go-to online marketplace for voice-over, is pleased to announce a $2 million working capital investment from BDC Capital. The company will use this capital to acquire additional space, tools, and hire more people to maintain momentum as it is working to solidify its leading market position.

Civic Resource Group International Launches CivicConnect Project Audience on the Salesforce AppExchange, the World’s Leading Enterprise Apps Marketplace

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group International today announced it has launched CivicConnect(TM) Project Audience on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering and enabling arts and cultural organizations and businesses operating in the public sector to connect and provide rich services and cultural experiences to citizens through a variety of digital channels.

The Harman Press Acquires A&I

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a move that continues the expansion of its commercial printing business, The Harman Press has acquired AandI Photographic and Digital and its staff, effective February 13, 2015. AandI is expected to move operations from its current Burbank address to The Harman Press facility in North Hollywood before the end of March. The announcement was made by AandI co-owners Baret Lepejian and Vic Lepejian together with The Harman Press president Phillip Goldner.

Next Generation Talent Agents Tay Smith and Christopher Young Celebrate Black History Month at J Pervis Talent Agency

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Talent agents Christopher Young and Tay Smith are noticeably the hardest working, African American TV/film agents in the entire southeast area. A dynamic duo, working under the banner of the J Pervis Talent Agency, Smith and Young have created a vortex of synergy that is fueling theatrical bookings with new flair and fresh faces.

Distribute Royalty Reports via the Cloud

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Softworks, LLC released their latest enhancements to DashBook Royalty Pro, and it makes creation and distribution of royalty reports cover the broad range needs of many different businesses. Although DashBook could upload reports to Box and Google Drive before, the new support for local synchronizing folders provides complete flexibility in choosing a preferred cloud service.

Colin Cowie, Celebrity Event and Wedding Planner to the Stars, Hosts New York Event Planner Expo, October 8 at Metropolitan Pavilion

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New York Event Planner Expo, sponsored by EMRG Media, is proud to announce its celebrity host, Colin Cowie, in the upstairs VIP Lounge, for this year’s Expo at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, on October 8, 3-8 p.m. Mr. Cowie is a contributor to NBC’s The Today Show and a popular personality on HSN, as well as the party planner of choice for celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston, Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lopez, and Kim Kardashian.

Utelogy and Australia’s Integrated Media Pty. Ltd. Announce Partnership

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy, which makes software for control, management and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Integrated Media Pty. Ltd in Adelaide, Australia.

Prime Focus Technologies Completes Acquisition of DAX

MUMBAI and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus (BSE code: 532748) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of DAX, a leading provider of cloud-based production workflow and media asset management applications to the entertainment industry.

Athletes and Executives Team Up for Business Alliance – New Group Provides Up-Close Access to Sports Stars

MANASQUAN, N.J., Sept. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Executives now have a unique new weapon in their marketing arsenal: The Athletes and Business Alliance. This newly-formed network enables accomplished business professionals and pro athletes to build personal relationships and discuss success strategies in a symbiotic environment which includes one-on-one meetings and lunches, conferences, and personal appearances.

EMRG Media Hosts Premier New York City Event Planner Expo

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While Labor Day may signal the unofficial end of summer, it also signals the beginning of the event planning season. That’s why EMRG Media is excited to announce the Event Planner Expo – a premier event planner networking event to take place in New York City at the Metropolitan Pavilion on October 2 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

IntransaBrand VideoAppliance and Hitachi Data Systems Provide a Complete Video Surveillance Solution

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was announced today that IntransaBrand(TM) products combined with Hitachi Unified Storage create a powerfully integrated video server and storage solution for video system integrators and enterprise customers. IntransaBrand products are manufactured and supported under license from Viakoo, Inc.

DAX ‘Bitten’ in Canada – New TV series is among those lining up for DAX Cloud

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, June 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAX Cloud ULC, the Canadian arm of DAX, the Los Angeles-based provider of cloud-based production and post-production services, has booked BITTEN, the 13-part werewolf series produced by Vancouver’s No Equal Entertainment and Hoodwink Entertainment, and Toronto’s Entertainment One (eOne) in association with Bell Media. The hour-long drama will air on Space in Canada in early 2014.

Phillips Productions of Dallas Changes Company Name to Phillips MediaSource

DALLAS, Texas, June 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phillips Productions, Inc., a recognized leader in television program development and HD video production, today announced its new company name, Phillips MediaSource. With clients across the state of Texas using its various video content development strategies, high definition video production services, and integrated marketing communications consulting, the company is changing its name to better reflect the company’s comprehensive portfolio.

Voices.com Celebrates 100,000th Voice Talent with New Responsive Website

LONDON, Ontario, June 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Industry-leading Voices.com is celebrating the registration of its 100,000th voice talent member with the launch of a new website, rebuilt from the ground up. Part of the project included the implementation of ‘responsive design,’ a design technique that accurately resizes the contents of a web page to any screen, regardless of its scope or device.

Take 5’s ‘Vikings’ Sails with DAX Cloud ULC

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAX Cloud ULC, the Canadian arm of DAX, the Los Angeles-based provider of cloud-based production and post-production services, has booked the hit historical drama ‘VIKINGS’ as its first major Canadian production.

AC Talent Agency Partners Up with NEXT Models

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AC Talent Agency and Next Model Management have formed a strategic partnership, as of April 29th, 2013. Anna Chudoba Womack, founder of AC Talent, will be in charge of theatrical and commercial bookings for SAG/AFTRA projects for Next.

DAX Wins StudioDaily Prime Award – Leading Cloud Workflow Platform Cited for Ease of Use

CULVER CITY. Calif., April 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAX (formerly Sample Digital), the Los Angeles-based provider of cloud production workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content, has been awarded the StudioDaily Prime Award for ‘Ease of Use.’

DAX Launches Canadian Operations: Los Angeles-based Production Workflow Company Marks International Expansion

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, April 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAX, LLC (formerly Sample Digital), the Los Angeles-based provider of cloud workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content, has launched Canadian Operations and its first international office in Toronto, Canada. Use of the new Canadian entity, DAX Cloud ULC, by U.S. clients shooting in Canada, and by Canadian clients shooting worldwide, will avail clients to Canadian tax credits.

DCIA Announces CLOUD COMPUTING CONFERENCE Speakers – Third Annual Conference within the NAB Show Expands to Two Days

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Distributed Computing Industry Association (www.DCIA.info) today announced the first wave of speakers to participate in its CLOUD COMPUTING CONFERENCE at the 2013 NAB Show, the third annual DCIA event within the NAB Show, taking place on Monday and Tuesday, April 8-9, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

DAX Launches DAX 4.0 – New Workflow Platform to be released at NAB

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAX, LLC (formerly Sample Digital), the leading provider of cloud workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content, is launching the latest version of its platform at NAB 2013 in Las Vegas, April 8.

DAX’s Macdonald-King on Film and TV Digital Workflow Future keynotes Cloud Computing Conference @NAB 2013

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Patrick Macdonald-King, CEO/President of DAX, LLC (formerly Sample Digital), the leading provider of cloud workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content, will be a keynote speaker at the Cloud Computing Conference, a feature of this year’s NAB in Las Vegas.

Darian Capital Services Addresses JOBS Act and AIFMD Changes to Private Fund Marketing

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Darian Capital Services today announced the launch of two services to address impending United States and European regulations that will change the way hedge and private equity funds are marketed. In the U.S., such ‘private’ funds have been barred from ‘general solicitations’ or any wide-net advertising. Some interpretations of this bar have meant hiding even basic fund information and performance from the public.