Sound Summit Set For Chicago

DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices will host the Sound Summit, Chicago on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. The event will present an informal mixing and discussion, along with informational presentations, food and social time. It will take place at the Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Ballroom on the west side of downtown Chicago.
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Chicago, IL (April 8, 2015)—DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices will host the Sound Summit, Chicago on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. The event will present an informal mixing and discussion, along with informational presentations, food and social time. It will take place at the Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Ballroom on the west side of downtown Chicago.

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All three companies create products for use in professional location audio capture, such as DPA’s d:screet 4061 and 4071 Miniature Microphones, d:screet Necklace Microphone and d:dicate 4017B Shotgun Microphone; Lectrosonics’ L Series units, SSM "Super Slight" micro transmitter and SR Series receivers with SuperSlot compatibility; and Sound Devices 688 Field Production Mixer with SL-6 SuperSlot accessory and the 970 64-Track Dante and MADI Audio Recorder.

The event will be held from 3-8 p.m., with short informational presentations from each of the manufacturers from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., followed by food, refreshments and social time. Presentations by location sound practitioners will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Representatives from all three companies will be available throughout the event to discuss best practices for utilizing all three brands during a production.

“Following the open dialogue we had at our first event in Los Angeles, we recognize how valuable the Sound Summits are to our sound mixing user base and were inspired to improve and develop new products for, and communications to, the industry,” says Christian Poulsen, CEO of DPA Microphones. “We’re very much looking forward to this Chicago event, as well as future Sound Summits, such as the one planned for Atlanta later this year. We’re confident each one will only grow larger and more popular.”

“We're extremely excited to host the second Sound Summit event because it allows us to share ideas and learn from the community in a relaxed setting,” says Karl Winkler, director of Business Development at Lectrosonics. “We anticipate the Chicago event to be very valuable and to be able to host future events in other large metropolitan areas in the coming year.”

“It’s always great to have the opportunity to get together with our users and peers to discuss and learn more about the current trends in sound mixing,” says Paul Isaacs, vice president of Marketing and Product Design at Sound Devices. “The LA event exceeded our expectations and we can’t wait to meet with our current and potential customers from in and around Chicago.”

Chicago Film Studios Ballroom is located at 2621 W 15th Pl, Chicago, IL.

The Sound Summit, Chicago
http://www.thesoundsummit.org/chicago

DPA Microphones
www.dpamicrophones.com

Lectrosonics
www.lectrosonics.com

Sound Devices, LLC
www.sounddevices.com