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Sophia Lapat


SCHAUMBURG, IL (January 10, 2019) - - Calling all audiophiles, music lovers, vinyl collectors, audio engineers and musicians, AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) will open April 12-14 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center offering attendees three jam-packed days of incredible sounds, technology, presentations, design, and the very latest products in the industry. Now in its tenth year, AXPONA is the largest high-end audio show in North America, which caters to dealers, distributors and manufacturers, as well as music-loving consumers. AXPONA’s state-of-the-art venue will feature 185 Listening Rooms, an Expo Hall featuring the ever popular Record Fair and Master Class Theater, a NEW hall dedicated to Ear Gear Expo, robust Seminar schedule, and Live Music nightly.

AXPONA will once again offer something for everyone – from the novice music lover to the seasoned audio expert looking to enhance their sound with the latest technology.

The 2019 event will be the LARGEST show to date, meeting the increasing demand from attendees looking for the TOP brands in the music world under one roof, in a central location. 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 be SOTA, Western Electric, Pro-Ject and Tri-Art,. Due to the growing demand for Headphones, the expansive Ear Gear Expo hall features leading personal audio manufacturers including FOCAL, HIFIMAN and Mr. Speakers.

Sit, relax and surround yourself with the best in high-end audio equipment and gear by visiting AXPONA’s 185 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 manufacturers, retailers and brands will gather at AXPONA, including Bowers & Wilkins, ELAC, Martin Logan, Nordost, Pass Labs,  and VAC/Valve Amplification Company all of whom will showcase the newest high-end products and services to attendees.

AXPONA 2019 will also feature live concerts that continue to thrill and entice attendees.

 “As we celebrate our tenth anniversary, we are thrilled to offer our music loving attendees the BIGGEST show yet, with a larger Exhibit Hall, dedicated Ear Gear hall, Record Fair for vinyl collectors, a Master Class Theater to host experts in the audio industry, and 185 Listening Rooms to experience the best sound from the world’s top brands,” said Liz Miller, VP, Event Director, AXPONA.

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

1 Day - $20 Early Bird, $25 in advance; $30 onsite

2 Day - $30 Early Bird, $40 in advance; $50 onsite

3 Day - $40 Early Bird, $50 in advance; $75 onsite

Student Pass - $10

Grab your 2019 Early Bird Tickets, which expire Sunday, January 27.

The Gold Pass Package is a special pass for admission to all three days of AXPONA along with some extra perks! The AXPONA Gold Experience Pass includes: collector’s Badge, official AXPONA T-shirt, access to the AXPONA Gold Lounge with VIP check-in, coat check, refreshments and WiFi, and an exclusive reception for Gold pass holders on Saturday, April 13 from 6:00 – 7:00 PM with special guests. There are only a limited number of passes available, so order soon!

The Student Day pass is available for any of the three days for attendees ages 15 – 25.

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 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 or call 203-371-6322.

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