The Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. Professional Sound and Visual Division (Pioneer DJ) made a strong showing at this year’s 2013 Winter Music Conference (WMC) International Dance Music Awards held on March 21st, winning four awards, the prestigious Best Manufacturer of the Year award for 2012, the Best New Product award for its RMX-1000 Remix Station, Best DJ Mixer/Controller (DJM-2000nexus) and Best CD Player (CDJ-2000). The awards highlight Pioneer’s technological contributions to the DJ industry and its commitment to bringing the best product offerings and entertainment experiences to the DJ community.
“These awards honor our team of product planners and engineers who continuously turn out technologically advanced DJ products every year,” said David Arevalo, senior marketing manager, Professional Sound and Visual Division for Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. “We’re extremely proud to see that Pioneer gear is highly used by DJs of every skill level, and the IDMA honors we receive each year are the ultimate stamp of approval by enthusiasts, personalities, and the industry.”
WMC is considered to be one of the most popular music gatherings in the world, attracting thousands of DJs, producers and music industry professionals from over 70 countries. More than 100,000 attendees take part in the week-long annual music event held in Miami, Fla. WMC’s International Dance Music Awards (IDMA) is the only longstanding awards event dedicated to the electronic and dance music industry. IDMA highlights innovative artists, products and technologies from the previous year.
More than two million votes were cast from music enthusiasts to recognize the most innovative and elite artists, DJs, producers, equipment, manufacturers and labels in the business in 56 award categories. Pioneer was honored in the following categories at the 28th Annual International Dance Music Awards:
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Pioneer offers a complete line of professional DJ Equipment through its Professional Sound & Visual Division. Its DJ products are industry standards at clubs, studios, mobile rigs and homes around the world, and known for their high quality sound and reliability. For more information, visit www.pioneerdjusa.com.