SFM Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for Third Year in a Row

Montreal, Quebec ─ May 5, 2021 ─ It’s a three-peat. SFM has once again been named one of Deloitte Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2021, its third year participating in the program. Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is the leading business awards program and is open to Canadian-owned, private businesses as well as businesses with Canadian-based headquarters. The program recognizes excellence in the following areas: overall business performance and sustained growth, and the efforts of the entire organization. Beyond that, the program measures more than financial performance. Applicants are evaluated against four pillars to determine whether they [...]

2021-05-05T12:06:57-05:00May 5, 2021|

SFM Welcomes Sarah Lima to the Pro Audio Team

Montreal, Quebec ─ April 9, 2021 ─ SFM is pleased to welcome Sarah Lima to the pro audio division as Market Development Specialist – Systems & Control. Sarah will be working directly with the Systems brands to develop marketing plans, training programs, tradeshow presence, as well as to expand the network of dealers and pro-users across Canada.  “I look forward to being a part of the SFM team and growing the AV Systems business while fostering great partnerships with our brands,” says Sarah.  Over the past decade, Sarah has developed extensive experience in medium and large-scale audio/video projects [...]

2021-04-15T13:38:10-05:00April 14, 2021|

SFM Congratulates Richard Boileau on His Retirement

Montreal, Quebec ─ March 10, 2021 ─ SFM announces the retirement of Richard Boileau or Mr. Shure Canada as he's often referred to amongst his peers in the industry, after 25 years of service at SFM. Richard started working for SFM in 1996 as a Pro Audio Technical Support Specialist. He has since made a tremendous contribution to the Shure brand and the Canadian pro audio industry. As a market development specialist, his passion and knowledge of audio were second to none. Anyone who worked with Richard was witness to his warmth, enthusiasm, and go-getter attitude. He could [...]

2021-03-25T08:38:54-05:00March 25, 2021|

SFM Congratulates Lisa Griffiths on her Promotion to Director of Marketing

Montreal, Quebec ─ March 17, 2021 ─ SFM is pleased to announce the promotion of Lisa Griffiths to Director of Marketing. Lisa has been involved in many facets of SFM over the years and has been instrumental in the growth of the company. She started as a Marketing Project Manager for the MI, CI and Lighting divisions in 2011, then moved over to managing corporate and Shure marketing projects in 2012 and was promoted to SFM Marketing Manager in 2015. Lisa reflects, “One of my biggest passions is working collaboratively to bring ideas to life. Since day one, [...]

2021-03-19T09:24:17-05:00March 19, 2021|

SFM Congratulates John Warwick on His Retirement

Montreal, Quebec ─ February 23, 2021 ─ We would like to congratulate John Warwick on his recent retirement after 37 years of dedicated service. John joined SFM on April 1, 1984 as the company’s first sales representative in Western Canada and was instrumental in building the foundation on which SFM was built. John has contributed to all aspects of the business through strategy, sales, marketing, and operations. His keen intellect, wide-ranged curiosity, wicked sense of humour, and technical prowess in everything from audio production to data structures has imprinted itself on the organization to such an extent that [...]

2021-03-10T10:50:35-05:00February 26, 2021|

SFM Congratulates Erik Lind on His Promotion to Manager, MI BU

Montreal, Quebec ─ February 8, 2021 ─ We are pleased to announce the recent promotion of Erik Lind to Manager, MI Business Unit. Erik Lind started with SFM 14 years ago as product manager. He was instrumental in the development of several brands and in fostering strong relationships with suppliers and industry personnel. With the addition of Erik’s talent and past experience as a gigging guitarist, he understands both the musical journey and practical aspects of the business. "I'm lucky to work alongside a group of dedicated, talented colleagues at SFM," said Lind. "Our tightly-knit MI team brings excitement [...]

2021-02-11T15:29:00-05:00February 11, 2021|

SFM Congratulates Gregory Rushton, CTS-D on receiving AVIXA’s Young AV Professionals Award.

Montreal, Quebec, May 27, 2020 ─ SFM Congratulates Gregory Rushton, CTS-D on receiving AVIXA's Young AV Professionals Award. On May 19, 2020, AVIXA revealed the recipients of the 2020 AVIXA Awards which recognize outstanding AV professionals for their contributions to the industry. Gregory Rushton, CTS-D, Vice President, Mulvey & Banani Audio Visual Inc. represents Canada among the twelve honorees who will be recognized in a virtual ceremony during InfoComm 2020 Connected on Wed., June 17 at 5 p.m. EDT. Rushton graduated with honours from the Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology (OIART). He joined Mulvey & Banani [...]

2020-05-27T08:40:39-05:00May 27, 2020|

SFM requalifies in 2020 to maintain their status as a Best Managed company

Deloitte Canada has released the winners of the 50 Best Managed Companies for 2020 and SFM has once again been named for its second year in the program. Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is Canada’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in private Canadian-owned companies. SFM provides customized go-to-market solutions to global brands within the audiovisual (AV), live entertainment, and media production industries and maintains a portfolio of 70 brands, holding exclusive Canadian distribution rights for top-tier brands like QSC, Shure, and Pioneer DJ throughout its pro audio, pro visual, CI (custom installation) and MI [...]

2020-03-06T09:46:55-05:00March 5, 2020|

SFM Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2019

Montreal, Quebec, March 7, 2019 – SFM, a leading Canadian product distributor and provider of customized go-to-market solutions to global brands within the audiovisual (AV), live entertainment, and media production industries, has been named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for 2019, a recognition sponsored by Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX. Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is Canada’s leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in private Canadian-owned companies. Each year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies undergo a rigorous application process that evaluates four categories within each [...]

2020-05-12T08:28:28-05:00March 7, 2019|
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