AXPONA 2019 Show Report --
Audio Expo North America
AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) returns
April 12th through 14th, 2019 to its permanent home at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center for its tenth anniversary, marking its
largest show to date! This epic event will once again showcase more than 185 Listening Rooms, an expanded Expo Hall featuring the ever popular Record Fair, a NEW hall dedicated to Ear Gear Expo, Master Class Theater, robust
seminar schedule, and live music nightly.
AXPONA 2019 Show Coverage
Enjoy the Music.com's AXPONA 2019 show report will be online shortly after
More About AXPONA 2019
AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) will celebrate its 10th anniversary April 12th
through 14th at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center, marking the biggest show to date with
new and exciting features. The 2019 show will include an Ear Gear Hall dedicated solely to
headphones, a mobile app to help navigate the show, guest speakers at seminars,
live music nightly, major international exhibitors, and 100's of product debuts
from top manufacturers. Now in its tenth year, AXPONA is the premier, high-end audio show in the United States, which caters to dealers, distributors and manufacturers, as well as music-loving consumers.
Free Food, Drinks, Music And Fun
Enjoy the Music.com is once again honored to be
sponsoring the Thursday night press and industry party plus all seminars as we
did for Rocky Mountain International Audio Fest 2018
(RMAF). Free food, drinks, music and fun will be enjoyed by leading
industry review experts, audio engineers, and worldwide distributors. We welcome
everyone within the industry to come and join us at AXPONA's very special
Thursday night festivities, all of which is being sponsored by us.
High-End Audio Seminars
In additional to Thursday night's festivities, all AXPONA
2019 seminars are sponsored by Enjoy the Music.com. AXPONA offers three jam packed days of
Seminars featuring leaders in the music and audio industries including Paul Reed Smith, founder of PRS Guitars,
and Andrew Jones Chief Engineer with ELAC. AXPONA is a powerful source of innovation
– a launch pad not only for new products, but for not to be missed educational
When the show closes, the party keeps going with live music nightly. This year Seth Walker, an American electric blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter, will headline on Friday, April 12th. Walker just released his tenth studio recording,
'Are You Open', which includes bold and infectious songwriting. Saturday night's concerts will be announced soon.
Expanded Exhibit Hall Featuring Ear Gear Expo
Due to high demand, there will be a dedicated hall for Headphones featuring more than 50exhibitors like ZMF Headphones, FOCAL,
HiFiMAN, and Schiit Audio. Try on and test the latest Headphones from open back to wireless options. There is something to fit
everyone's taste and budget.
AXPONA 2019 will be the largest
show to date, offering attendees access to 150 Listening Rooms. Sit, relax and surround yourself with the best in high-end audio equipment and gear by the
world's most prestigious manufacturers.
In addition to enjoying music within listening
rooms, press members can find a quiet space within AXPONA's industry lounge. A new space for members of the audio industry including exhibiting and attending manufacturers, dealers, and distributors, to connect, network, and develop
AXPONA is known for featuring world-renowned companies and manufacturers, showcasing the most innovative products and services in the high-end audio industry. It is the place where manufacturers and dealers unveil their latest offerings, and this year AXPONA will welcome over 40
NEW exhibitors from around the globe including: Gill Audio, Fyne Audio, Block Audio, MEE Audio, Weiss Engineering, Laufer Teknik, ABYSS Headphones, Grandinote, Tenacious Sound, Klipsch,
More than 500 manufacturers chose AXPONA to unveil the latest Headphones, Speakers, Turntables, Cables, Accessories, Streaming Music, Racks and Stands, Tonearms, Cartridges and more. Touch, test and shop the best in high-end audio equipment and gear by the
world's most prestigious manufacturers.
AXPONA 2019 Ticket Information
The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center
1551 N. Thoreau Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Friday, April 12 10am-6pm
Saturday, April 13 10am-6pm
Sunday, April 14 10am-4pm
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.
AXPONA's Gold Pass Package $98 in advance ($125 onsite) 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
Wi-Fi, 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!
Student Day pass is available for any of the three days for attendees ages 15
through 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.
For more information on ticketing and ticketing options, please visit
Previous AXPONA Show Reports
Enjoy the Music.com's previous coverage includes AXPONA 2018,
2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 coverage.