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Malcolm Weldon, Dave Rat, Roy Bickel to Receive Top Parnelli Honors

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June 3, 2024

The Parnelli Board of Advisors has announced the three top honorees for the 23rd Annual Parnelli Awards: Malcolm Weldon, Lifetime Achievement; Dave Rat, Audio Innovator; and Roy Bickel, Visionary. “This trio of live event professionals have left their mark on our industry beyond their individual prolific careers,” states Terry Lowe, Parnelli Awards Executive Producer, and […]


Marty Garcia, Keny Whitright, Roy Lamb to Receive Lifetime Honors

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July 6, 2022

At the recent 20th Annual Parnelli Awards, Board of Advisors Chairman Marshall Bissett took to the podium to announce the 21st Annual Parnelli Award Honorees: Marty Garcia is the Audio Innovator Award honoree; Keny Whitright is the Visionary Award honoree; and Roy Lamb will be recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Here is a little […]


20th Annual Parnelli Awards Winners

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June 6, 2022

“I am so inspired by the stories of the awardees!” “I love the memories this event conjures from my past.” “This was the best one yet.” It was indeed another magical night. The Parnelli Awards has completed its 20th show, and while it looked a little different from previous ones, it still drew a record […]


Industry Leaders Stepping Up to Support the 20th Parnelli Awards

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March 23, 2022

LAS VEGAS — The Parnelli Awards Board of Advisors are pleased to announce that, as reservations open for the 20th awards gala and voting for the Indispensable Technology (“IT”) Awards get underway, the roster of official Parnelli sponsors also continues to grow. The latest addition: LED display manufacturer INFiLED. “The magnanimous generosity of those industry […]


David Bernstein, Peter Morse and Sam Berkow to Receive Parnelli Honors for Career Achievement at 20th Annual Show

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July 19, 2021

LAS VEGAS – The Parnelli Board of Advisors has announced that this year’s Parnelli honorees for career achievement are David Bernstein of Rock-it Cargo (Lifetime Achievement Award); Peter Morse, who has provided innovative lighting designs for some of the biggest most successful tours in live music history (Visionary Award); and Sam Berkow, who invented the […]


Pro Production Sessions Announced for NAMM/Parnelli Awards

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November 12, 2018

As if you needed another reason to go to the NAMM show besides the Parnelli Awards … our team has put together some must-attend Pro Production Sessions presented by Front of House; Stage Directions, and Projection, Lights & Staging News magazines. Returning to NAMM 2019 with three jam-packed days of exciting learning opportunities within NAMM’s […]


Sponsors Embrace Second Year of Parnelli Awards at NAMM

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July 27, 2018

Plans are well underway for what will be the 2019 Parnelli Awards, and the momentum for this year’s show is already palpable. “It’s an exciting time for all of us on the Parnelli production team as we build on last year’s successful show,” says Terry Lowe, Parnelli Awards Executive Producer and publisher of PLSN/FOH magazines.


Sound Image’s Dave Shadoan on Move to NAMM

December 2, 2017

Recently, Sound Image’s president and member of the Parnelli Board, Dave Shadoan, sat down with NAMM’s oral historian, Dan Del Fiorentino for an extensive interview.