Music Expo announces Yamaha and Steinberg Gold Sponsorships for 2018

Multi-City Conference Series to Inspire Music Makers, Hosted In Association With Sound On Sound Is Now In Four Major Cities; Miami, Boston, San Francisco and Nashville

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (April 2, 2018) - Music Expo, the multi-city conference series to inspire music makers is honored to welcome Yamaha and Steinbergas official Gold Sponsors for the 2018 season. Yamaha and Steinberg will showcase their latest products and host masterclasses with some of their top product specialists and artists at each Music Expo event. Hosted in association with Sound On Sound, Music Expo is now in four major cities; Miami, Boston (6/9), San Francisco (11/10) and will launch for the first time in Nashville (9/22).

“We’ve seen how Music Expo has grown its community across the US and we are really excited to expand our partnership in 2018,” says Nate Tschetter, Product Marketing Manager, Yamaha Corporation of America. "Music Expo is becoming the event to engage with music makers and demonstrate how our products can assist their creativity.”

Last month, Yamaha and Steinberg attended Music Expo Miami. With over 300 attendees, the expo included workshops, inspiring panels, product demos, networking opportunities and award-winning presenters such as Gary Noble, Andy Clay, Derek Garcia and Greg “Stryke” Chin. 

“We will contribute to the quality programming Music Expo has to offer,” says Nithin Cherian Product Marketing Manager for Steinberg. “Some of our top product specialists will run hands-on masterclasses presenting insights in respects to everything from pro music production and working with MIDI, to recording instruments or vocals and more.”

Yamaha joined as an exhibitor in 2015 and has been exhibiting at every Music Expo since then featuring the reface mobile mini keyboards and more recently MONTAGE, their flagship synthesizer.

“Yamaha and Steinberg are two of the world’s largest manufacturers of music and audio software and hardware that make some of the most powerful creative tools used by top artists around the world.” stated Loïc Maestracci, Founder and Executive Producer of Music Expo. “This is the evolution of a long-term partnership started in 2015 and I am really excited to see what we will bring together to the Music Expo community this year.” 

About Yamaha
Since its founding in 1887, the Yamaha Corporation Group has developed its business activities focusing on musical instruments, audio products, Yamahamusic schools, and other products and services related to sound and music. With our unique expertise and sensibilities, gained from our devotion to sound and music, Yamaha is committed to creating excitement and cultural inspiration together with people around the world. For more information, please visit:

About Steinberg
Steinberg has been providing award-winning, technologically advanced music and media production products for musicians and producers of music, video and film since 1984. Today, Steinberg is one of the world's largest manufacturers of music and audio software and hardware, with millions of users worldwide. Steinberg also provides business customers with license-management and copy-protection systems. The Steinberg range of products has long since found world renown in all aspects of modern digital audio processing. They form the backbone of facilities specializing in music composition and production, mastering, restoration, sound design and audio post for the music, game and film industries.

About Music Expo
Music Expo is the multi-city conference series to inspire music makers. Hosted in association with Sound On Sound, the series connects top industry producers, DJ’s, audio engineers, songwriters, musicians and artists with aspiring talent to facilitate dialogue and exchange ideas about the art of making music. Music Expo presents a variety of exhibits, panels and workshops led by top music industry creators and is host to several of the industry’s leading music brands. Sponsors for 2018 include Sound On Sound, Yamaha, Steinbergand SAE Institute. The annual series was founded by Loïc Maestracci in 2014 and its reach currently includes Miami, Boston (6/9) and San Francisco (11/10). For the first time, the conference will come to Nashville (9/22), more details to be announced. Music Expo will continue to expand its presence in major cities nationwide. For early bird tickets, registration and more information about Music Expo, visit Follow Music Expo on Facebook and Twitter.