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Mackie “20 Years Running Contest” Concludes – Winner Announced
Woodinville, WA – July 2, 2009 - Today Mackie announced the winner of the “20 Years Running Contest”. Marking Mackie’s 20th anniversary, the contest encouraged Mackie customers worldwide to submit product stories, photos and videos highlighting their jaw-dropping experiences with Mackie gear over the years. Entrants had a chance to win a new Mackie live sound system featuring the new HD High-Definition Powered Loudspeakers.
“We’re always stoked to hear about the beatings our gear survives, but some of these contest stories were totally insane,” said John Boudreau Music Gear Group VP at LOUD Technologies. “We had fun going through all of the entries, but the final decision was tough…especially when you get stories like a VLZ surviving a dishwasher’s pots and pans cycle. But we had to give the winning prize to Badger Koon with his ‘muddy’ disaster story – check it out on our contest page [www.mackie.com/20yr].” Badger’s prize consists of a pair of Mackie’s all-new HD1531 High-Definition Powered Loudspeakers and a 1604-VLZ3 Compact Mixer. Prize valued at $4,000 USD.
In fact, the contest stories were so great that Mackie will keep the contest gallery page up indefinitely. While newly submitted stories are no longer eligible for the contest, anyone who wants to submit their Mackie product story can get it published on www.mackie.com by going to http://www.mackie.com/20yr.
To see Badger’s story and others please visit www.mackie.com/20yr.
Mackie, a LOUD Technologies Inc. brand, is known worldwide as a leading developer and marketer of high-quality, affordable professional audio systems. Mackie products can be found in professional and project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post production facilities, sound reinforcement applications including churches and nightclubs, retail locations and on major musical tours. For more information visit: www.mackie.com.
Mackie is a registered trademark of LOUD Technologies Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
About LOUD Technologies Inc.
LOUD Technologies Inc. (www.loudtechinc.com) is one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of professional audio and music products. As the corporate parent for world‑recognized brands including Alvarez, Ampeg, Crate, EAW, Knilling, Mackie, Martin Audio, SIA and TAPCO, LOUD Technologies produces and distributes a wide range of digital recording products, loudspeakers, commercial audio systems, audio and music software, guitars, guitar and bass amplifiers, and orchestral string instruments. LOUD Technologies' brands can be found in professional and project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post-production facilities, sound reinforcement applications including churches and nightclubs, and retail locations and on major musical tours.
For more information please contact: LOUD Technologies Inc. – 16220 Wood-Red Road N.E. – Woodinville, WA 98072 – Phone: (425) 487-4333 – Fax: (425) 487-4337 – Internet: www.loudtechinc.com
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