CITT/ICTS News Column
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2024 Editions


Winter 2024

Celebrating 10 years of EXPO-SCÈNE in the heart of Montreal

by CITT/ICTS National Office Staff


Spring 2024

No CITT/ICTS News Article
for this issue.

Thank you

Summer 2024

Not published yet.

Fall 2024

Not published yet.

2023 Editions


Winter 2023

Canadian event professionals gather in Calgary to talk safety

by Janet Sellery, CRSP, CHSC, ESA Canada


Spring 2023

CONNECTing to address a generational crisis

by Paul Fujimoto-Pihl, Chair of the CITT/ICTS Ontario Section


Summer 2023

Rendez-vous Annual Conference and Trade Show returns to Toronto

by Paul A. Del Motte, Matt Frankish and CITT/ICTS National Office Staff


Fall 2023

CITT/ICTS President's report at the Annual General Meeting

by Paul A. Del Motte and CITT/ICTS National Office Staff

2022 Editions


Winter 2022

EXPO-SCÈNE 2022 - Canada's leading entertainment technology show returns!

by CITT/ICTS National Office


Spring 2022

CITT/ICTS Strategic Plan and More

by CITT/ICTS President Matt Frankish and National Office Staff


Summer 2022

CITT/ICTS Rendez-vous and World Stage Design 2022

by CITT/ICTS National Office Staff and April Viczko


Fall 2022

Past, present and future

by CITT/ICTS National Office Staff, Matt Frankish and Paul A. Del Motte

2021 Editions


Winter 2021

CITT/ICTS President's report at the 2020 Annual General Meeting

by Angela Drainville,
CITT/ICTS Past President


Spring 2021

No CITT/ICTS News Article
for this issue.

Thank you



Summer 2021

An opportunity to change for a better live performing community

by Matt Frankish,
CITT/ICTS President


Fall 2021

CITT/ICTS President’s Report at the 2021 Annual General Meeting

by Matt Frankish,
CITT/ICTS President

2020 Editions


Winter 2020

Respectful Workplaces in the Arts

by Susan Annis


Spring 2020

World Stage Design 2021
in Calgary, Alberta

by April Viczko


Summer 2020

Taking Action and Making a Difference

by CITT/ICTS Members and Staff


Fall 2020

A virtual Rendez-vous

by Matt Frankish

2019 Editions

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Winter 2019

StageFly: Audience development
with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community

by Bill Zeilstra

Spring 2019

Spring 2019

The challenges of training and retaining technicians in Canada's North

by Angela Drainville


Summer 2019

Susan Benson : Art, Design
and Craft on stage

by Patricia Flood

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Fall 2019

What it meant to host Rendez-vous 2019
in Whitehorse, Yukon

by Maryse Dupuis

2018 Editions


Winter 2018

A helping hand: CITT/ICTS's new Mentoring Network

by Andrew King
and Robert Vernon


Spring 2018

2018 Actsafe Event Safety Conference

by Don Parman


Summer 2018

A road map to psychological health and Safety at work

by Ed Mantle


Fall 2018

The CITT/ICTS Rendez-vous
 Conference and Trade Show 2018 Picture Mosaic

by Sara Munčs 

2017 Editions


Winter 2017

Canadian Event Safety Summit:
The conversation continues

by Janet Sellery


Spring 2017

Recent greening efforts in
Canadian production

by Ian Garrett


Summer 2017

No CITT/ICTS News Article


Fall 2017

Flip the Switch receives the
CITT/ICTS Technical Merit Award
at Rendez-vous

by Monique Corbeil
and April Viczko 

2016 Editions


Spring 2016

The Canadian connection

by Monique Corbeil


Summer 2016

Bringing the performing arts
community and entertainment
industry together

by Michael Harris


Fall 2016

Rewarding Canada’s finest at
Rendez-vous 2016
in Winnipeg, Manitoba

by Monique Corbeil

About Protocol:

Protocol is a quarterly publication featuring columns and articles of interest to professionals in the entertainment technology industry on business and technical topics, current standards issues, certification developments, and trade shows. Since its inception in 1994, Protocol has grown to become the leading source of information for businesses in the field of entertainment technology.

To access any past edition from 1996 and up, go to the Protocol Mag website and click on the Protocol Archive link. Then click on the "Archive" tab in the upper right corner of the digital edition home page.

Submission Guidelines and Article Specs:

Submit an article idea to be included in the CITT/ICTS News Column of Protocol. We will review all submissions and select articles based on their relevance to the Canadian entertainment industry. Please send submissions by email.

  • There are 4 editions per year (contact us for deadlines):
    • Winter Issue
    • Spring Issue
    • Summer Issue
    • Fall Issue
  • Length: 600 words
  • Please include:
    • High-resolution photos
    • Author Headshot
    • Author Bio notes (50 words)