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ALMA IS EXHIBITING AT THE NAMM SHOW!
Stop by booth #6857 to say hello and get an update on ALMA International's exciting plans for 2016!
Anaheim Convention Center. January 22nd through 25th, 2015. Anaheim, California.
ALMA International Was At CES!
Many thanks to all of the current and future ALMA members who stopped by to chat. It was a great show, but a loooong week in Vegas going from Winter Symposium directly to CES. ALMA is everywhere! Wait till you see where we turn up next. ALMA International is on the move! Join us!
Our intrepid Association Manager manning the The view from our booth was..... not always
ALMA booth at CES optimum?
To all of our exhibitors, attendees, speakers, and guests. YOU made Winter Symposium 2015 our biggest ever, and a huge success. Pictures and reviews to follow soon.
We are already planning a 2016 event that will be a continuation of the momentum begun at WS2015. ALMA International is on the move. Join us!
ALMA International Exhibited At A.E.S. Los Angeles
Two suspicious individuals manning the ALMA booth....
The A.E.S. Show in Los Angeles was by all accounts a huge success. Vice President Mark Beach and Association Manager Barry Vogel manned the ALMA International booth and were kept very busy! Current and future ALMA members stopped by to chat, and very valuable relationships were strengthened and future plans begun. In other words, a huge success for ALMA as well. Now about that L.A. traffic....
A special THANK-YOU! to ALMA member Materion and Board of Directors member Peter Andrews for donating the booth to ALMA International. This would not have happened without you!
What is ALMA?
ALMA- The Association of Loudspeaker Manufacturing and Acoustics International
is a not for profit trade association. ALMA is the only international trade association dedicated to improving the design and manufacture of loudspeakers. Our membership is comprised of loudspeaker designers and manufacturers as well as suppliers of test and measurement equipment and other products, consultants and other service providers to the loudspeaker industry. Individuals, academic institutions, and educators, participating in the loudspeaker industry are encouraged to join. ALMA enjoys and welcomes a global membership. The organization was founded in 1961 as "The American Loudspeaker Manufacturers Association". In 2001, ALMA changed to "Association of Loudspeaker Manufacturing and Acoustics International" to reflect a global reach and to embrace a more diverse membership.
ALMA International's mission statement promises that we will be The Source for all things related to the acoustics, audio, and loudspeaker industry. With that in mind, ALMA proudly announces the introduction of ALMA Business. Our information and content will be divided into two segments; ALMA Business & ALMA Technical. ALMA will continue to bring our members the latest technical information that we have always been noted for. Now we add the business side of our industry to cover all of the bases.
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Excitement and networking was everywhere at Winter Symposium 2014. More pictures click here
ALMA Recognizes Elite Charter Sustaining Members
The ALMA International Board of Directors proudly and gratefully wishes to acknowledge the elite group that will forever be recognized as our Charter Sustaining Members. Thank-you for your support of ALMA International and the Loudspeaker and Acoustics Industry.
Sustaining Membership is open to any regular ALMA member in good standing and will be recognized as Sustaining Members going forward. Click on "member center" above for more information on the benefits of Sustaining Membership.
See us at Winter Symposium Jan 3 & 4
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ALMA International Winter Symposium 2015 Program Is Available Now!
It's Official! ALMA Winter Symposium 2015 Was The Biggest and Most Exciting Event Ever For The Loudspeaker & Acoustics Industry!
"Digitally Driven Loudspeakers. A New Paradigm Demands New Designs"
The current state of digital technology was examnined. Equally important, industry professionals discussed where the industry is going. If you were there, you know! If you missed it; Look for online videos coming soon.
Just a few of the subjects presented:
Build it here or buy it there? The pros and cons of domestic speaker manufacturing versus sourcing overseas.
Standards and specs. Is a universally accepted standard possible?
Speaker science. From concepts and materials to considerations to assure desired results, and more.
Content for Engineers and Designers. Content for Sales and Marketing. Content for CEO's and Execs.