In November & December, we (SFM) embarked on our signature cross-Canada roadshow kicking off from the West Coast in Vancouver, British Columbia with a stop in Winnipeg, Manitoba and finishing in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Bringing in tow over 40 years of legacy, our platform offers a not-to-be-missed opportunity for Pro Audio & Pro Visual professionals to get hands-on demos and information on the latest products from industry leading brands such as Shure, QSC, EAW, Elation Professional, Christie and ADJ.

The Roadshow speaks to our tradition of offering up products and services that help inspire, share and exchange new ideas across the Canadian Pro Audio & Pro Visual industry.

This year’s Pro Audio lineup features the world’s leading Pro Audio technology and products that showgoers had the opportunity to experience in a live setting such as:

  • Shure Axient® Digital – the most innovative wireless audio technology in the world that defies the limitations for both RF and audio quality. With impressive low latency, transparent frequency response and wide dynamic range, Axient Digital makes everything perfectly clear.
  • QLX-D® & ULX-D® Digital Wireless Systems – offer outstanding wireless functionality for demanding live sound events and installations; from conferencing spaces to schools and houses of worship.
  • NEW! CP Series – standing for Compact Powered, the latest from QSC offers a powered loudspeaker solution for anyone seeking QSC quality and reliability at a value price point – making it the best loudspeaker in its class.
  • K.2 Series – advanced control and functionality are the hallmarks of what has made the K.2 Series quite simply, an industry standard in powered loudspeakers for today’s most demanding audio professionals.
  • TouchMix – go beyond mixing with the world’s most powerful small-format digital mixer series that boasts the perfect mix of flagship features, compact size and professional tools that help both seasoned audio professionals and novices get great results.
  • RADIUS – smarter sound, made simple that couples unique and intelligent features with EAW’s signature solutions for rental firms and system integrators.
  • Avante Audio’s debut product series – The Achromic Series, a new voice in professional grade active loudspeakers.

Also on the SFM Roadshow lineup is a QSC CP Launch Party to help celebrate QSC’s latest release.

This year’s Pro Visual line up featured a perfect combination of the latest tech, inspirational new features and leading classics. Some of the products debuted for the first time in Canada ever, aiming to inspire and spark the imagination of Canadians in the business of Pro Visual. Showgoers had the opportunity to get visual demonstrations of the following products:

  • Vizi Series – professional & potent moving heads.
  • AV4IP – high resolution, outdoor rated video panels.
  • Par Z Series – feature the latest LED technology providing an updated staple for theatre, concert and nightclub.
  • HS Series – features Christie’s highest-performance 1DLP®laser projectors yet. Ranging in brightness levels from 7,000-20,000 lumens and resolutionS including WUXGA, HD and 4K UHD, this series offers a powerful, reliable and cost-effective option for almost any high-use application such as for live events and conferences, rental and staging, exhibitions and more.
  • First time across Canada! SEVEN Series – RGBAWUV + Lime LED PARS & BATTENS.
  • First time across Canada! Artiste Series – from Elation Professional’s award-winning series of creative, full-featured moving heads comes the new Picasso & Davinci moving heads.
  • Proteus Hybrid – IP65 outdoor rated 3-in-1 hybrid moving head beam, spot and wash luminaire.
  • First time across Canada! Smarty Hybrid – a compact, full featured new hybrid moving head that produces high output with an efficient, long life solution 6,000-hour lamp life.
  • TVL Series – theatre-style cyclorama wall wash and soft light luminaires with dynamic LED array panels.
  • Antari Fog Machine – from a brand that is the world renowned leader in atmospheric effects, the new FT-200 introduces new technologies to offer one of the worlds most rugged and advanced smoke generators.

Also joining us on the road were some of the world’s most valued brands that we simply could not do this without such as Digiflex, Antari, Global Truss, König & Meyer & SKB Cases.