Germany - Roxx has announced the appointment of Michael Staffopoulos as its new global business development manager. In this pivotal role, Michael will spearhead Roxx’ international business expansion. He will be collaborating with key stakeholders, and establishing strategic partnerships to fuel the company's growth.
"We are delighted to welcome Michael Staffopoulos to Roxx,” states Thorsten Sattler, managing director at Roxx. "Michael's extensive experience and strategic mindset align perfectly with our vision for global expansion and innovation. We are confident that he will play a pivotal role in driving Roxx success in new and existing markets."
"I am so excited to join Roxx, a young, fast growing and extremely professional company known for its commitment to in

South Africa - Johannesburg-based MJ Event Gear, the technical supply company founded by Mike Jones in the early 90s, recently invested in lighting and audio equipment from DWR Distribution.
Mike Jones asked his team to come up with a wish list, with a focus on adding essential gear to their inventory. They decided on a grandMA3 compact XT, eight Robe LEDBeam 350s, six Longman F6s, two Le Maitre MVS Hazers, and two Antari M5 foggers. Additionally, they acquired a DiGiCo S21 console with a D2 rack and an Audix DP 5A Drum Kit, catering to their audio needs.
"The Robe LEDBeam 3

Hungary - Lightware Visual Engineering has announced a significant update to its corporate identity. This rebranding reflects Lightware's commitment to continuous innovation and its evolution over the past 25 years.
Lightware's decision to revise its branding and logo was made to better align the company's visual persona with its status as an innovator in the technology sector. The new design retains a connection to Lightware's past while introducing a more modern and streamlined look. This includes an updated colour scheme and a new slogan that highlights Lightware's key values:

Saudi Arabia - Prolights fixtures have transformed the Wonder Garden amusement park in Riyadh into a spectacle of light and colours. The park now boasts a captivating illumination setup featuring the Astra fixtures.
The project features 150 Astra Beam260IP and 50 Astra Hybrid420IP units, arranged to enhance both large and small stages. This extensive installation ensures a comprehensive and immersive lighting experience, highlighting the park's magical and whimsical themes.
The fixtures have been provided by Prolab, Prolights’ distributor in Saudi Arabia, and the lighting

UK - The National Theatre has extended its long relationship with GLP fixtures by becoming the first theatre in the world to take delivery of the manufacturer’s new impression X5 Bar 1000. This has been added to the rig in the Olivier Theatre in time for the staging of The Witches – a musical version of the timeless Roald Dahl tale – which runs until 27 January 2024.
The X5 Bar 1000 is a linear LED batten with 18 powerful 40W RGBL LEDs, a wide zoom range and the new GLP iQ.Gamut colour calibration algorithm, which creates ‘perfect white spectrums with excellent colo

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