What’s next for the Part-Time Audiophile team in 2023? We’ll be attending the Florida International Audio Expo in Tampa from February 17th through the 19th. Editor-in-Chief Marc Phillips and Brian Hunter of the Occasional Podcast will be there with coverage, and we’ll be bringing along a few special guests as well.
Here’s the latest press release from Florida International Audio Expo:
Florida International Audio Expo
Brings the Heat for 2023
Sold-out show will be biggest yet, with 77 exhibits!
Tampa, Florida—January 2023—The Florida International Audio Expo takes
place Friday–Sunday, February 17–19, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa
Airport Westshore. The sold-out show will be the biggest yet, with more than 77
exhibit spaces delivering plenty of action—several exhibitors will unveil new
products, giving show attendees a chance to be among the very first to
experience some of the best new high-performance audio gear.
“We have been traveling the globe to reach new exhibitors, and locally, we are
participating in several shows to reach new attendee groups,” said Bart Andeer,
co-founder and operations manager of the Florida International Audio Expo. “We
are proud to offer our attendees the opportunity to experience various levels of
products available in the market, always with the focus on celebrating and
enjoying our shared passion for music in a fun, relaxed environment.”
With over 12 floors of demonstrations to explore, Florida International Audio Expo attendees will experience electronics, loudspeakers, turntables, and headphones from all over the world. They will be treated to special presentations in the banquet rooms by such brands as Acora/VAC, Clarisys/Bloc, Classic Audio, MBL, Thrax/Lansche, and TAD, while distributors like Fidelity Imports and MoFi Distribution will showcase their elite brands throughout the show. The exhibitor info list is updated regularly—check for the latest!
“We are thrilled to bring to the United States, for the first time ever, the full TAD
Reference One experience, as well as the debut of the CE1TX, TAD’s new
Compact Evolution speaker,” said Dave Malekpour, owner of PAD HiFi, US
distributor of TAD. “We can’t think of a better event at which to share the latest
developments from this iconic brand than the Florida International Audio Expo.”
Finally, Qobuz returns as the show’s official streaming sponsor. David Solomon,
Chief Hi-Res Evangelist for Qobuz USA, will host his famous Flash DJ sessions
throughout the show.
Tickets are on sale now. Single-day admission will be $25; admission for all three days is $35; students, children, and spouses are admitted free of charge.