SPARS announces SPARS Sessions for the 2011 AES Convention

AES 2011

SPARS recently announced its SPARS Sessions activities for the 131st AES Convention to be held at the Jacob Javets Center in New York on October 20 – 23, 2011.

The 32 year recording association will be presenting two major seminars geared for meeting the challenges of doing business in today’s economy, especially in light of recent market changes in the industry.

AES 2011: Speed Counseling with Experts |
Mentoring Answers for Your Career

Friday, October 21, 2011
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

SPARS SessionsThis seminar is specially suited for students, recent graduates and those interested GANG logoin career advice. Hosted by SPARS in cooperation with AES, G.A.N.G., Post NY Alliance and other audio organizations, career related Q&A sessions will be offered to participants in a speed group counseling format. A dozen students will interact with 2-3 working professionals in specific audio engineering fields or categories every 15-minutes. Audio engineering fields / categories include record production, mastering, post, sound for film, gaming and live sound.

More information, panel members and sign up.

AES 2011: SPARS Talk |
Lessons from Savvy Owners

Saturday, October 22, 2011
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

SPARS SessionsHosted by SPARS, examples of recording studios that are expanding their business beyond traditional recording will be presented in a panel discussion format. There will be panelists representing three recording businesses, each with a unique business angle / strategy.

The panel discussion is intended for audio engineers who are currently running a recording business looking for ideas to expand their business, people who are considering starting a recording business or those who are interested in what new services recording businesses are offering now.

More information, panel members and sign up.

In addition, SPARS will have their booth at the exhibitor area, Booth #923. The exhibitor hours are:

Oct. 21: 10am – 6pm
Oct. 22: 10am – 6pm
Oct. 23: 10am – 4pm

We will have various activities scheduled at the booth (will be posted shortly). We will also be signing up new members on the spot for those interested in joining or renewing their membership. Schedules of our board members and other key members at the booth will be posted so you can talk to them directly.

Stop by and find out what new initiatives SPARS is involved in and the new direction we are taking.

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