The inaugural Pro Sound Awards are just two weeks away, to be held on 19 September at Ministry of Sound nightclub in London. Some 16 different accolades will be up for grabs during the evening. There will also be a complimentary drinks reception and post-awards party. Sony Professional Solutions is sponsoring the Broadcast Audio trophies, which come in three categories: Team of the Year, Facility of the Year and TV Sound Event of the Year.
James Leach, Sony's European marketing manager, told us: “Sony is delighted to this year sponsor the Pro Sound Awards Broadcast Category, highlighting the importance of professional audio solutions within the Entertainment and News Gathering industry.” After a two-month lobbying period, the following finalists are vying for the winning nod: Team of the Year Conrad Fletcher and the Mixbus Audio Team for NT Live The X Factor sound team The BRIT Awards 2013 team Red TX for Strictly Come Dancing Live at Wembley Arena Broadcast Event of the Year ITV Yorkshire for the Live Episode of Emmerdale, October 2012 Riedel for the Red Bull Stratos Project Red TX for Sound of Change Live, Twickenham, UK Sennheiser for the Eurovision Song Contest Facility of the Year Goldcrest Post Hackenbacker BBC S&PP Evolutions Post You can still buy Pro Sound Awards tickets online. For more information, contact email@example.com or on +44 (0)20 7354 6001.