BVE 2013: numbers and highlights

A move to ExCeL doesn't seem to have deterred visitors to this year's BVE, as the show is reporting an overall increase in visitors, and a record number of on-site bookings for next year's event.
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BVE is reporting a 5% increase in visitors to this year’s exhibition at its new ExCeL home. Unofficial numbers show more than 15,000 visitors over three days (to be confirmed by ABC audit), with a 57% increase in international visitors. In addition, a record number of current exhibitors have already committed to 70% of the floorspace for BVE 2014, which takes place from 25-27 February next year. Highlights for the pro-audio community included Optocore’s opening day announcement that it has appointed Sound Network as its new distributor in the UK. The two companies began seriously discussing a partnership at last year’s IBC in Amsterdam. Also noteworthy was the arrival of father-and-son outfit Live Band Audio, which aims to deliver USB stick-format recordings to fans “within three minutes” of the final encore. The business is run by Adam and Garry Mardell. James Rowley-Ashwood, event director, BVE, said, “The show was a phenomenal success for both exhibitors and visitors. The feedback we have received has been overwhelmingly positive and constructive, and footfall shows that the industry supports the move to ExCeL. It has given us a great foundation to build on for next year’s event.”


Glensound, Lawo, Soundfield make BVE debuts

This year's Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) attracted 60 new exhibitors and a 13% increase in visitor numbers. Audio exhibitors BCD Audio, CEDAR Audio, Glensound, Harman International, Lawo, Soundfield and Trilogy Communications all made their BVE debuts.


Registration open for BVE 2014

“This year’s event is truly a must-attend for anyone with an interest in creating and delivering compelling content on any medium," said BVE event director James Rowley-Ashwood.

Audio highlights at BVE 2012

The 2012 BVE (Broadcast Video Expo) show takes places at Earls Court in London from 14th to 16th February and audio will have a high profile, both on the exhibition floor and in the seminar sessions, writes Kevin Hilton.


BVE puts emphasis on sound

Audio will have a high profile during next week’s Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) in London, with the UK launch of the Stagetec On Air 24 among the highlights, writes Kevin Hilton.