AXPONA 2020 Show Report --
Audio Expo North America
AXPONA (Audio Expo North America)
2020 will be held from April 17th through 19th at their permanent home at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center.
This year is AXPONA's eleventh anniversary, marking its
largest show to date! AXPONA This event is for audiophiles, music lovers, and manufacturers will showcase more than 200
listening rooms, an expanded Expo Hall featuring the ever popular Record Fair, a
new Ear Gear Experience, Master Class Theater, robust seminar schedule, and
live concerts nightly.
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More About AXPONA 2020
AXPONA is North America's largest event for audiophiles, manufacturers of high-end audio equipment, musicians and music lovers. The three-day experience features over 200 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.
High-End Audio Seminars
In additional to Thursday night's industry festivities, AXPONA
2020 seminars offer three jam packed days of key education featuring leaders in the music and audio industries.
When the show closes, the party kept going with live music nightly.
Stay tuned as the musical lineup has not been named yet. We'll update you as
soon as we know.
Expanded Exhibit Hall Featuring Ear Gear Expo
The new Expo area will feature an Ear Gear Theater, Industry Talks, two Networking Lounges, a Café and the latest and greatest in 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 Schiit Audio, Focal Naim North America, Audeze, Jerry Harvey Audio, HIFIMAN, Astell & Kern, Lenbrook and more will debut new products and have dedicated booths on the expo floor.
The new Ear Gear Theater gives attendees an opportunity to see the latest product launches and hear from industry experts. The theater will also feature daily meet-ups on a variety of topics to give the personal audio community a chance to network with each other and industry experts.
There will also be a Café to purchase beverages, two lounges to take a break, and the Ear Gear & Beer Tastingon Saturday, April 17 with a local craft brewery.
The Ear Gear Advisory Board is comprised of industry leaders in personal audio who advise on industry trends and provide expert opinion on programming and panels for the new Ear Gear Experience. The Board consists of the following members:
• Wally Kilgore, Sennheiser
• Bevin Mehrbach, ZMF
• Owen Kwon, Astell & Kern
• Denise Martin, Schitt Audio
• Andy Regan, Dan Clark Audiou
AXPONA 2020 Ticket Information
The Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center
1551 N. Thoreau Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Friday, April 17 10am-6pm
Saturday, April 18, 10am-6pm
Sunday, April 19 10am-4pm
1 Day - $20 Early Bird, $25 in advance; $30 onsite
2 Day - $30 Early Bird, $40 in advance; $60 onsite
3 Day - $40 Early Bird, $50 in advance; $90 onsite
Student Pass - $10
Grab your 2020 Early Bird Tickets, which expire Sunday, February 2.
AXPONA's Gold Pass is $98 in advance ($125 onsite). A Gold Pass allows admission all three days of AXPONA along with a
collector's badge, official AXPONA t-shirt, 2020 collector's pin, a reusable AXPONA water bottle, access to the AXPONA Gold Lounge with VIP check-in, coat check, refreshments,
Wi-Fi, and an Happy Hour with wine and beer on Friday, April 17 and Saturday April 18 from
5pn to 7pm. PYou also get access to the Gold Hospitality Suite in the Hotel
Tower with seating, water, snacks, and a restroom. In addition, Gold Pass
holders have a VIP line for the evening concerts so you can be the first to find your seat for the show!
There are a limited number of Gold Passes available so get yours asap.
For more information on ticketing and ticketing options, please visit
Previous AXPONA Show Reports
Enjoy the Music.com's previous coverage includes AXPONA
2019, AXPONA 2018,
2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 coverage.