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Audioholics 2012 GTG Event: Live Demos, Meet & Greet, FREE Prizes Food & Drink

by October 01, 2012

We are pleased to report that our Audioholics annual trade show event is back for 2012!

For those that never attended our prior trade show events, check out our music video overviews below:

 Audioholics 2007 SOTU Event Clearwater Beach Florida

Audioholics 2008 SOTU Event Disney Dolphin Orlando Florida

This year, we're bringing it down to earth for a more intimate event that everyone can be take part in.  We are teaming up with our dedicated forum readers and A/V enthusiasts and hosting a "listening" event in appreciation of the audiophile experience.  We'll be gathering at the Lake Tarpon Resort in Tarpon Springs, Florida. We have the entire wing of this lovely resort to host dedicated sound rooms for each participating sponsor and the sky is the limit. We hope you join us to recreate the audiophile experience where you can also meet and greet the Audioholics staff and fans.


The Audioholics GTG Event: What's it all About?

  • Demo Rooms from Some of the Biggest Names!
    Demos demos and more demos!  We are working with our sponsors to put together dedicated sound rooms so you can come and listen to their latest and greatest gear. The event will allow Sponsoring manufacturers to showcase and/or demo their latest products or technologies in live listening rooms. This is a casual event, with no formal dress code or assigned seating.
  • FREE - and Open to the Public
    This event will be open to the public, meshing consumers with manufacturers, dealers, custom installers and Audioholics staff. This will make for a truly diverse audience of consumer electronics professionals and enthusiasts.
  • Casual Fun and Listening - Bring Your Own Music!
    Everyone will be invited to simply register to come, listen, and enjoy good company, food and drink. Soft drinks and water will be served but you are welcome to bring close container beer or wine to our event  (no canned beer please and we like micro brews and wines from Napa Valley and Argentina).  Also feel free to Bring Your Own Music (BYOM) so you can hear all these great product demoed on your favorite and most familiar music selections.

For consumers, this means you get to hear the components, speakers, and accessories you've been considering for purchase. Manufacturers will be able to create "buzz" around their new products from live demos and listening sessions. 

Register NOW by simply posting in our Dedicated 2012 Audioholics GTG Forum thread that you will be coming (including how many people in your party) so we can add you to our list and ensure you get served lunch. Registering will also make you eligible to win prizes which may include FREE audio gear.

You can also register on our official Audioholics GTG Facebook Event Page

We are also setting aside an additional demo room for attendees wishing to BYOG (Bring Your Own Gear) to demo and compare. Email us at: info@audioholics.com and put "Audioholics G2G Equipment Submission" to let us know what you'd like to bring so we can set aside space for you.

Audioholics GTG Event Sponsors

So far, we have signed on the following sponsors all of whom will be giving live demos of their new products and be on premise for Q&A sessions with all participants.

Gold Sponsors



HSU Research

HSU Research

Salk Sound

Salk Sound


Silver Sponsors

Angel City Audio
Angel City Audio





Severtson Screens

Severtson Screens

Lunch Sponsors

Audioholics Store

Audioholics Store

Aperion Audio

Note: This is a growing list that will be updated periodically so keep checking back.

Event Dates

  • October 26th 2012: Demo Setup, Meet & Greet, some demos (after 2pm EST)
  • October 27th 2012: Demo day, educational seminars, lunch for registered attendees  (9am - 7pm EST)

Keep our  dedicated forum thread bookmarked for update announcements on this event.  We hope to see you there!

So get on board with us and let us know if you're coming by responding in our dedicated forum thread or Facebook page.  BYOB and BYOM and get ready for some great demos in the company of your Audioholics forum friends, our staff and the manufacturers. 

Afterwards, take a 5 minute ride down to the Sponge Docks of Tarpon Springs and experience authentic Greek food and culture.  We hope to see you there! 

About the Lake Tarpon Resort
The hotel's tropical ambience is enhanced by towering palms, lush landscaping, waterfront dock, refreshing pool and spa tub. The Lake Tarpon Resort features 98 guestrooms, each one providing furnished, step-out balconies or patios. Guests also enjoy complimentary continental breakfasts and in-room high-speed wireless Internet access. Lake Tarpon Resort Only minutes away for the beautiful Tarpon Springs downtown and Greek Town, famous for the Sponge Docks and fabulous tour rides on the famous Anclote River and Gulf. Not far from the famous Dunedin Causeway and Downtown giving the preview trail to the beautiful Gulf Beaches of Clearwater and Indian Rocks.

Book your lodging now and get our special locked-in room rate of $79/night by calling and mentioning "audioholics" when booking your room.

For more information please visit:


37611 US Highway 19 North, , Palm Harbor, Florida, USA, 34684
Contact Us: 1-866-328-LAKE (727-942-0358)


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Gene manages this organization, establishes relations with manufacturers and keeps Audioholics a well oiled machine. His goal is to educate about home theater and develop more standards in the industry to eliminate consumer confusion clouded by industry snake oil.

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