WHAT’S NEW AT AXPONA 2018

RECORD FAIR, MASTER CLASS THEATER, EXPANDED EXHIBIT HALL, INDUSTRY LOUNGE AND MAJOR PRODUCT DEBUTS 

AXPONA Attendees to Experience New Highlights at North America’s TOP Audio Show, April 13-15 

SCHAUMBURG, IL (February,  2018) – – AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) will open April 13-15 in a new location at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center, boasting fresh and exciting features and dedicated areas to highlight breakthrough products in the music world. The 2018 show will include a Record Fair, Master Class Theater, expanded Exhibit Hall, Industry Lounge, 100’s of Product Debuts, and Seminars by TOP leaders in the industry. Now in its ninth year, AXPONA is the defining, high-end audio show in the United States, which caters to dealers, distributors and manufacturers, as well as music-loving consumers.

 

NEW AND DEDICATED AREAS:

The AXPONA Record Fair: Vinyl collectors can browse and shop for vintage vinyl, CDs, SACDs and downloads in a centrally located pavilion. Exhibitors include Music Direct, Elusive Disc, Acoustic Sounds, Delmark Records among others.

Master Class Theater: This world class, open theater located in the Exhibit Hall will feature curated content presented by industry experts including US Sound Labs, Perfect Seal, and Rutherford Audio.

 Expanded Exhibit Hall featuring Ear Gear Expo: One of the fastest growing areas at AXPONA, the Exhibit Hall will encompass 30,000 square feet to accommodate MORE exhibitors. See the newest and coolestturntables, cables, accessories, racks and stands, tonearms, cartridges and headphones and associatedequipment. Top manufacturers exhibiting this year like AudioQuest, Empire Ears, Kimber Kable, Morrow Audio, Pro-Ject, Sennheiser, SOTA, and U-Turn Audio will unveil NEW Products never seen before.

Listening Rooms: The 2018 event will be the LARGEST show to date, offering attendees access to 150Listening Rooms. Sit, relax and surround yourself with the best in high-end audio equipment and gear by theworld’s most prestigious manufacturers: Acoustique Quality, Bandwidth Audio, Doshi Audio, ELAC, Emotiva, Empire Ears, Exogal, Fern & Roby, Luxman, Magico, LLC, Martin Logan, Pass Laboratories, PS Audio, Vandersteen Audio, Wilson Audio, and Zesto Audio.

 

Industry Lounge: A new space for members of the audio industry including exhibiting and attending manufacturers, dealers, and distributors to connect, network, and develop partnerships.

 

Open to the public, AXPONA offers a variety of ticket options for attendees. One day passes are $25 two day passes are $40; and three Day are $50. Gold passes are available for $95; industry passes (offering admittance for three days) are $50; and student passes for one day is $10. All tickets include free self-parking each day.

 

All general admission tickets grant access to the exhibits including Listening Rooms and Exhibit Hall. as well as educational seminars, live music in the lounge, and special events.

AXPONA will be open Friday and Saturday 10 am – 6 pm; Sunday 10 am – 4 pm. The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel is located at 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60173

To purchase tickets or for more information about the event, please visit www.axpona.com or call 203-371-6322.

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