New York, NY (December 12, 2005)–Don’t miss out on the 7th Annual Surround Conference and Expo, produced by CMP Entertainment Media, which will take place December 15-16, 2005 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. You can still register at www.surroundexpo.com/register.shtml. The 4th Annual Surround Music Awards will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, December 15, with Jackson Browne receiving the 2005 Surround Artist of the Year, and Phil Ramone presented the 2005 Surround Pioneer Award. For a full list of this year’s awards nominations see: prosoundnews.com/articles/article_2813.shtml.
Surround 2005 continues the tradition of providing techniques, opinion and prognostication by industry luminaries alongside cutting edge technology. The surround market has matured, and new and dominant vehicles for the proliferation of surround audio have emerged. Surround 2005 will examine the current state of the market, share the most recent techniques for surround capture, mix and dissemination, and look to the future of surround.
Making a return, by popular demand, to the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, and to its traditional December time slot, Surround 2005 promises to build on established strengths-stimulating presentations, the sharing of vital information, the opportunity to experience the latest in surround capable hardware and software, and unprecedented networking opportunities.
In addition to the panels and presentations, the Technology Expo will be brimming with new tools and toys to help you get the most out of your surround productions. The interface opportunities with the designers and distributors of the hottest surround hardware and software are unsurpassed. To cap it off, the 4th annual Surround Music Awards, a celebration and recognition of the finest surround releases of the past year, will take place Thursday evening. The SMA’s are always exciting, and guest artists who’ve performed in the past include Graham Nash and David Crosby, Dweezil Zappa and Herbie Hancock.
For more information on the Surround Music Awards and the Surround 2005 Conference and Showcase, visit www.surroundexpo.com.