Mackie and Ampeg “Movin’ On Up”
to NAMM 2nd-Floor Demo Rooms
Free Wi-Fi and social media contest connects demo room visitors to brand fans worldwide
Anaheim, CA - January 13, 2011 - Mackie and Ampeg announced their new demo-room-only location at the 2011 Winter NAMM show in the Anaheim Convention Center. In lieu of a booth on the show floor, both brands will hold new product presentations and artist performances/signings in demo rooms 209A & B. Visitors will also enjoy a free Wi-Fi connection and participate in a groundbreaking social media contest: “Play. Connect. Share.”
“We set out to create a demo-friendly environment that gives attendees a chance to play our gear, connect to the internet and easily share their experience,” remarks LOUD’s VP of Marketing, Adrian Bell. “And through our ‘Play. Connect. Share’ social network contest, we will extend the NAMM experience to all Mackie and Ampeg fans worldwide.”
The new Mackie/Ampeg demo room will also provide a live stage for performances from top-flight artists like King’s X, Animals as Leaders and more. Artist autograph sessions will include Cliff Williams (AC/DC), Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel), DuG Pinnick (King’s X) and more. Bass icon Stanley Clarke will appear in his first official event since signing on with Ampeg.
Visit Mackie and Ampeg at NAMM in room 209A/B from January 13-16, 2011 in Anaheim, CA and via the web at www.mackie.com and www.ampeg.com.
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 and 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, European Union and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
About LOUD Technologies Inc.
As the corporate parent for world-recognized brands Alvarez®, Ampeg®, Blackheart®, Crate®, EAW®, Mackie® and Martin Audio®, LOUD engineers, markets and distributes a wide range of professional audio and musical instrument products worldwide. Our product lines include sound reinforcement systems, analog and digital mixers, guitar and bass amplifiers, and acoustic and electric guitars. These products can be found in professional and project recording studios, video and broadcast suites, post-production facilities, sound reinforcement applications including houses of worship, stadiums, nightclubs, retail locations, and on major musical concert tours. The Company distributes its products primarily through retail dealers, mail order outlets and installed sound contractors. The Company has its primary operations in the United States with operations in the United Kingdom, Canada and China. For more information, please see our website: www.loudtechinc.com.
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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