September 17–19, 2024 | IEC "Expocentre", Moscow

FEEDBACK OF EXHIBITORS 2023


Yan Marichev, "AMT"

We have only positive thoughts about the exhibition. As always, we presented new products and put on a show at our stand - we had a program of performances scheduled for each day.

Many dealers from all over Russia and end buyers came to us, asking technical questions and inquiring about new products.

We presented a new range of products - the LA 1, LA 2 preamp lines, and this year we brought LA3: the parts are more advanced, more compact, lighter, high-tech.

Alexander Gutnikov, "Joker Guitars"

In my opinion, the exhibition was a success. To be honest, we did not expect so many visitors to our stand and are now pleasantly surprised. Meeting old friends at the exhibition was also pleasant.

In the previous years we acted for another company, then we separated and now we declare ourselves as a new brand.

Almost all models of instruments presented at the stand are new.

There is a shortage of guitar hardware manufacturers on the market now, but it was interesting to find manufacturers we didn't know before at the exhibition.

Grigory Nemirovsky
Marketing Director, "MPC Distribution"

My impressions of the exhibition are the most positive, simply because there are not only few such events - it is the only one. It is always a holiday for all representatives of the industry: for lovers of musical instruments, for sellers, for buyers, for manufacturers, for everyone who is somehow connected with music, pro-audio and other sound equipment.

This year we feel a certain renaissance - the mood is much more positive.

At the booth we presented: French brand Arturia, Italian brand Studiologic, American brands Gemini and MOTU, new products of Axelvox brand and much more.

Our novelties: Arturia's KeyLab Essential mk3 series controllers, which recently had their world premiere. Arturia presented MiniFuse Recording Pack - a set for a sound producer, musician, consisting of a microphone, audio interface, headphones, and all the switching, i.e. such plugandplay - buy it and start recording whatever you want. This is a unique product for Arturia brand, the company has never produced microphones and headphones before, but the debut was impressive.

The exhibition is an event when we can meet and communicate with a huge base of our dealers from all over Russia.

There are a lot of visitors, our direct users, consumers, buyers come to us - we can see the interest. The most important thing is that all the goods presented can be tasted and touched. Not always some products of brands are presented in the showcases of dealers, but at the exhibition - users can come and test any product of interest.

Our stand traditionally hosted master classes and performances all days. Roman Alekseevnin, a jazz musician and teacher from Kemerovo, performed for our visitors with his Lo-Fi project PCHBLK. There was a master class on sound production - how to put together a track in real time: all the guests of the exhibition could contribute to the creation of the track, then at the end we listened to it and had a lot of fun. Anatoly Ais with his topic of sampling from records, and Nick Zavriev gave a super interesting lecture about the history of synthesizer music.

Kerop Vardikian, Start West 94.

My impressions are positive, on the whole.

We had quite a variety of visitors to our stand, mainly representatives of the piano departments of Gnesinka, the Conservatory, and the Central Music School - an audience that knows a lot about piano art.

I saw a lot of interesting things at the exhibition, for example, guitar masters; the Association of Violin Masters; guys from St. Petersburg who make pianos - they started piano production on their own from scratch, without government support.

I would like to mention the manufacturers of Belarus pianos - good instruments, also the inventors and manufacturers of pianos with two-rehearsal mechanics, manufacturers of percussion sets. It was also interesting to get acquainted with the variety of assortment of our neighbors from South-East Asia.

When participants demonstrated their instruments and equipment at neighboring stands, the pavilion became noisy, but this small discomfort was more than compensated by new contacts with professionals from various segments of the instruments and equipment market.

We express our gratitude to the organizers for the diversity and interesting events.
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