Latest headlines: Nathan Haynes on mentorship in the AV industry, plus news from Marshall Electronics, Meyer Sound, Bose Pro and more
October 30, 2020 | Volume: 14 | Issue: 20
Another week in the books, #AVtweeps.
As we carry on through what’s often a sneaky-busy time of year, with brands hoping to squeeze in any and all 2020 messaging before they lose our attention to the holidays, we’re rounding the corner. In this week’s issue, you’ll find one column, three case studies, three industry-news stories and quite a few Rental [and Staging] product news updates — like Bose introducing new portable line array systems (one weighing in at only 38.9 pounds).
If you’re all jazzed up from a full week of the Almo E4v, keep the momentum going by registering for Futuresource Consulting’s Nov. 4-5 event, Audio Collaborative 2020. It’s all about — you guessed it — the future of the audio industry.
Ponder on this: The next time we talk to you, it’ll be November. What a year.
We’re seeing leading voices in AV take packages and buyouts, or just flat out retire and focus on golf swings and garage studios. So it’s no wonder I’m constantly being asked for referrals for reputable lead technicians from companies across North America and the United Kingdom. Ironically, the jobs are there, but no one’s sending resumes or CVs. So where are the technicians? Or, maybe, where’s the knowledge or path getting lost? So here we are, my point: Where are the mentors?