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NAB Show 2016 Wrap-Up

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Team PSE has returned from a week in Las Vegas attending Avid Connect and exhibiting at the NAB Show
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With our infamous PSE shades once again flooding the show floors, it was amazing to meet so many new media creators, put faces to familiar names, connect with partners and clients, and reunite with old acquaintances.

Avid Connect

Our first stop was the Wynn Las Vegas from April 16-17 to attend Avid Connect 2016 - an annual industry-shaping event featuring educational and inspirational sessions dedicated to workflows, pressing challenges and customer insights.

PSE's Licensing Manager, Jeremy Siegel, joined featured speaker Eric Kuehnl (Assistant Director, Foothill College) for the Careers in Audio for Gaming session within the Get your career started track. PSE operations aside, Avid announced NEXIS - exciting stuff!

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Jeremy Siegel (PSE Licensing Manager) and Eric Kuehnl (Assistant Director, Foothill College), sharing a hug  Tony Cariddi (Marketing Director, Audio at Avid Technology) rockin' PSE shades
 

Douglas Price, Founder & President, and Jeremy Siegel, Licensing Manager, at the PSE booth
Douglas Price, Founder & President, and Jeremy Siegel, Licensing Manager, at the PSE booth
 

NAB Show

Then from April 18-21 we hit the Las Vegas Convention Center to exhibit at NAB 2016. With 103,000 attendees from 166 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors at this year's show, NAB is the world's largest annual convention covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums.

Pro Sound Effects has been at NAB in some form or another for over 10 years. This year we were holding it down in the South Lower Hall at booth SL8330. Thanks to all who stopped by to say hello, demo our sound libraries, and enter our giveaway! Here are some highlights from the show:

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Our mission is to develop the most useful libraries that inspire people to take their sound to the next level. So we were excited to offer our NAB visitors a free download of PSE Micro - an introduction to PSE general sound effects libraries.

With 290 sounds (one sound per category), PSE Micro was created to highlight the quality, depth, and breadth of our general libraries. It's the perfect starting point for sound designers and editors in need of a diverse sonic palette. Redeem your code or learn more at prosoundeffects.com/micro.

Hybrid Library + iZotope RX Giveaway

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Congratulations to the winner of our NAB raffle, Angela Kwan! Over 100 attendees entered to win a PSE Hybrid Sound Effects Library (our best value, most reviewed general library) bundled with iZotope RX 5 (award-winning audio repair and noise reduction software).

With many credits already to her name, we're sure Angela will use these new tools to take her sound to the next level!

NAB Special Offers

If you attended the show, shoot us an email at info@prosoundeffects.com to take advantage of special NAB discounts through the end of May!

Thanks again to everyone who stopped by! Be sure to keep up with PSE on Twitter, Facebook, & LinkedIn for industry news and new releases.

Check out more pics from the show below, featuring the PSE shades brigade. See you next year, NAB!

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The Soundrangers: Kevin Tone (left) & Barry Dowsett (right)  Brenda Jaskulske (Audio Coordinator, UNT)
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Quentin Bradley & Bianca Ker ( Muserk)
 Philip Doubronig ( Red Bull Media House)
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David Forshee (PSE Library Specialist) demoing NYC Ambisonics to Hybrid Library user, Carl Edström
 Douglas and David with Rob D'Amico (Product Management Director, iZotope)
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Jeremy resting up before day 1
 Douglas accessorizing the Hybrid Library
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PSE Shades Brigade, pt. 1
 PSE Shades Brigade, pt. 2
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Joe & Andrew exhibiting a fine display of teamwork
 The PSE booth in all its glory