We had an amazing night last night at the MIA Gala Dinner at Shoreditch Town Hall in London! Thank you to everyone who came and supported the evening; around 300 of you from right across the breadth of MI. Plus, a big thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors!
We’d like to congratulate all Winners of the Awards, including the Highly Recommended mentions.
Here is the full list of both People of the Moment Awards and Product Awards Winners:
People of the Moment Winners – Sponsored by Musicguard
Adele Scrivener – Millers Music
Adrian Emsley – Orange Amplifiers
Christopher Boys – Allegro Music
David Marshall – Music for All
Garry Chapman – PMT
Kris Biddiss – Andertons Music Co.
Mary Spender – Shure Distribution UK
Simon Turnbull – D’Addario UK Ltd
Trevor Wilkinson – JHS & Co. Ltd.
Outstanding Industry Achievement Award Winner – Sponsored by NAMM
50th Anniversary – Laney Amplification
Product Awards Winners and Highly Recommended – Sponsored by V12 Finance
WINNER: Yamaha Venova – Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK)
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: D’Addario Jazz Mouthpiece – D’Addario UK Ltd
WINNER: Vintage Roger Williams – JHS & Co. Ltd.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: CF Martin Ed Sheeran Signature Edition – Westside Distribution
Bass Guitar/Accessories :
WINNER: Ibanez SRSC805 – Headstock Distribution Ltd
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Italia Marenello Cavo Bass – JHS. & Co. Ltd
Electric Guitar /Accessories:
WINNER: Shergold Masquerader SM01 Dirty Blonde – Barnes & Mullins Ltd
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Gretsch G6659TG Players Edition Broadkaster JR Cadillac – Fender Musical Instruments Corporation
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: LINE6 HELIXLT – Yamaha Music GmbH (UK)
WINNER: Arturia MatrixBrute – Source Distribution
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: ROLI Seaboard Block – Sound Technology Ltd
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Novation Circuit Mono Station – Focusrite
WINNER: Soundcraft Ui24R – Sound Technology Ltd
WINNER: Focal Professional – Shape Studio Monitors – SCV Distribution
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Sontronics MERCURY – Omnisonic International Ltd
WINNER: TD-50KV with KD-A22 – Roland UK Ltd
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: British Drum Co. ‘Lounge Series’ Kit – British Drum Co.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Paiste 900 Series – KORG UK Ltd
WINNER: Kiyola KF-10 – Roland UK Ltd
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: KORG G1 Air Digital Piano – KORG UK Ltd
WINNER: Stentor Verona Violin – Stentor Music Co Ltd
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: YSV104 – Yamaha Music Europe GmbH (UK)
Amplifier – Guitar & Bass:
WINNER: EVH 5150III LBXII Head – Fender Musical Instruments Corporation
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Orange 4-Stroke-300 – Orange Amplifiers
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: VOX MV50 Series – KORG UK Ltd
Today we will be writing to all the Winners and Highly Recommended mentions to offer them a specially designed personalised logo to promote their success and let the world know that they are a winner! Look out for an email from Alice…