Alun Hughes, Managing Director of MIA Member British Band Instrument Company Ltd was presented with the 2020 Believe in Music Award by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) at The 2020 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. The award is given annually to individuals who have dedicated years of service to the music products industry and was presented to recognise Alun Hughes for his contribution to music products export markets on behalf of the global industry…
“As with our past Believe in Music award winners, Alun Hughes represents the heart and soul of our community,” shared Dan Del Fiorentino, Music Historian at NAMM. “We wanted to thank Alun for his service to our industry and for assisting NAMM in documenting and preserving our industry’s rich history by supporting the Oral History Programme!”
British Band Instrument Company Ltd founder, Alun Hughes, has been visiting the developing world for over 30 years. 10 years ago, he formed The British Band Instrument Company, an organisation focused on the supply of military and marching bands in the Middle East and Africa.
Over the past 10 years, The British Band Instrument Company has expanded both into new countries and into the distribution of musical instruments and accessories. The company uses its knowledge, expertise and reputation in the developing world to build sales of their own brands, while continuing to supply government tenders and the world’s finest marching bands.
Congratulations to Alun from everyone at the MIA for his well-deserved award.