Genelec, the world leader in active monitoring, was awarded the prestigious MIPA (Music Industry Press Award) for Best Studio Monitor (Nearfield) for the 8240A DSP Monitoring System at the 2008 Musikmesse, this month. This award has become the 'Grammy' of the Musical Instrument and Pro Audio industries.
100 magazines from all over the world got together to vote for the best products of 2007/2008 in more than 40 categories. The awards have been presented to the winners at a special MIPA-Party/Awards-Ceremony held during Musikmesse / Prolight + Sound, March 13th, 2008.
More than 300 international representatives of manufacturers and distributors of musical instruments and audio equipment have joined for the 9th MIPA Awards Show including guests from the USA, Canada, Japan, Brazil, South Africa, Russia, Poland, Great Britain, Italy, France, Greece, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland and Germany.