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January 11, 2023

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190 Listening Rooms, Top Hi-Fi Audio Brands, Thousands of Products and Gear, Educational Seminars and Live Musical Performances

SCHAUMBURG, IL (January 11, 2023) – – The 12th annual AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) will return April 14-16 to the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center offering three jam-packed days of incredible sounds, technology, seminars, networking and the newest products in the industry. AXPONA is the largest high-end audio show in North America, which caters to dealers, distributors and manufacturers, as well as music-loving consumers that can test, touch and experience all that AXPONA has to offer: 190 Listening Rooms, an Expo Hall featuring the ever-popular Record Fair and Master Class Theater, dedicated Ear Gear Experience featuring thousands of headphone gear, robust Seminar schedule, and Live Music nightly.

“After a successful 2022 in-person event, we are excited to once again converge in Chicago to bring together our exhibitors, partners, and attendees from around the globe,” said Liz Smith, AXPONA’s Show Director. “AXPONA is the place to experience the most cutting-edge listening products from the most innovative and celebrated companies in the world.”


The Exhibit Hall, which is home to the Record Fair, will showcase a vast array of turntables, cables, accessories, racks and stands, tonearms, cartridges and new and vintage Vinyl. Top manufacturers exhibiting this year will include SOTA Turntables, Pro-Ject, Acoustic Sounds, Audio-Technica, Zavalinka Records, Emotiva, and Iconoclast Cables.

The Ear Gear Experience will be located in one of the convention center’s large ballrooms to enhance the listening experience for personal audio. Everything from open-back, closed-back, in-ear headphones and accessories, cables and players that go into a personal audio rig will be on display at the Ear Gear Experience.  Leading global brands and manufacturers such as Audeze, ZMF Headphones, Sennheiser, Astell & Kern, Mytek, Cardas Audio, and more will debut new products and have dedicated booths.

Sit, relax and surround yourself with the best in high-end audio equipment and gear by visiting AXPONA’s 190 Listening Rooms. Attendees are encouraged to experience listening rooms by listening and comparing the superbly designed, high performance systems and components from some of the world’s most prestigious manufacturers. In all, more than 500 global manufacturers, retailers and brands will gather at AXPONA, including MBL, PS Audio, Linn Products, DALI, Focal Naim America, Harman International, Magico, Pass Labs, T + A North America and Bermester, all of whom will showcase the newest high-end products and services to attendees.

AXPONA 2023 will also feature Live Concerts nightly. Visit www.axpona.com to learn more about this year’s performers, which will be announced shortly.

Open to the public, AXPONA offers a variety of ticket options for attendees.


1 Day – $25 online, $30 onsite
2 Day – $40 online, $60 onsite
3 Day – $50 online, $90 onsite
Student Pass – $10

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

AXPONA opens Friday, April 14 10am-6pm; Saturday, April 15 10am-6pm; and Sunday, April 16 10am-4pm.

For more information on ticketing and ticketing options, please visit www.axpona.com/register.asp


AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) is North America’s largest event for audiophiles, manufacturers of high-end audio equipment, musicians and music lovers. The three-day experience features 190 high fidelity listening rooms, providing guests the enviable opportunity to experience the newest technology in high-end consumer audio products. Attendees are encouraged to go from room to room and sit, listen and compare the various systems. The Expo Hall and Ear Gear Experience play host to thousands of products and accessories from cables to headphones to LPs and SACDs.  Beyond the exhibits, AXPONA includes live musical performances and educational seminars with industry experts and demonstrations.

For more information including updates on AXPONA’s exhibitors and schedule, visit axpona.com call 203-307-2697.

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