Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean (excluding Mexico) markets. With approximately $31 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranked third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2014† and is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2015. In 2014, Canon U.S.A. received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the 11th consecutive year. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA
Apple is an American multinational corporation with a focus on designing and manufacturing consumer electronics and closely-related software products. Apple develops, sells, and supports a series of personal computers, portable media players, computer software, and computer hardware accessories.
For more than 20 years, Montblanc has actively been involved in nurturing, preserving and developing artistic talent through its numerous initiatives across the world. With such a history, Montblanc, also known as the “cultural brand”, is proud to honor John Lennon’s life, his music and his dreams by contributing to selected cultural projects which support music education, and collaborating with the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus.
Avid is the world leading manufacturer of digital content creation tools. In addition to Avid’s video solutions, which include industry-standard Media Composer, Avid’s professional audio products include Pro Tools and Sibelius.
Epiphone has been making world-class instruments for nearly a century. In 1964, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Paul McCartney each chose the Epiphone Casino to be one of their most often-played instruments.
The NAMM Foundation is a nonprofit organization funded in part by the National Association of Music Merchants and its 9,900 members. The Foundation’s mission is to advance active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. For more information about the NAMM Foundation, please visit www.nammfoundation.org
True Religion Apparel, Inc. is a global premium denim brand. The Company designs, manufactures and markets denim and denim-related sportswear, selling through a diversified network of retail, ecommerce, wholesale and licensing channels worldwide. As of February 6, 2013, the Company operates 152 retail stores – 122 in the U.S and 30 internationally. The Company also has distribution in luxury department stores and boutiques worldwide. True Religion, which is headquartered in California, was founded in 2002. It is listed on the NASDAQ (TRLG).
SESAC is a performing rights organization, designed to represent songwriters and publishers and their right to be compensated for having their music performed in public. Founded in 1930, SESAC represents such icons as Bob Dylan, The Avett Brothers, Neil Diamond, Mumford & Sons and MGMT among many others. SESAC is the most progressive of the nation’s performing rights organizations and is the only one to pay monthly.
Established in 1962, Audio-Technica is a worldwide group of companies devoted to the design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of problem-solving audio equipment. Initially known for state-of-the-art phonograph cartridges, A-T now creates high-performance microphones, headphones, wireless systems, mixers and electronic products for home and professional use.
Musician’s Friend was founded in 1983 eventually becoming the world’s largest direct marketer of music gear. Currently, Musician’s Friend offers over 36,000 products in its mail order catalogs and on its website, musiciansfriend.com.
Ranked the World’s Best Technology Summer Camp by Worth.com, DMA gives kids and teens hands-on experience in music production, video game design, app development, computer programming, filmmaking, photography and much more. Enroll for single or multiple-week experiences at prestigious university locations across the U.S. and Canada. DMA and the Lennon Bus have partnered to develop a music and video production course, which is offered in DMA’s teen summer camp program.
In 1945, UNESCO was created in order to respond to the firm belief of nations, forged by two world wars in less than a generation, that political and economic agreements are not enough to build a lasting peace. Peace must be established on the basis of humanity’s moral and intellectual solidarity.
Juniper Networks delivers innovation across routing, switching and security. From the network core down to consumer devices, Juniper Networks’ innovations in software, silicon and systems transform the experience and economics of networking.
Dell SonicWALL security solutions enable organizations of all sizes to secure their network, systems, users and data with a deep level of protection that won’t compromise network performance. Dell SonicWALL solutions are deployed in small and medium organizations as well as distributed enterprise environments, government, retail point-of-sale, healthcare and service providers.
Securematics, Inc. is an award-winning, customer centric U.S. technology distributor that specializes in secure networking solutions, services and support. Channel partners choose Securematics for its proven expertise, partner enablement resources and overall business execution. Securematics is a preferred distribution partner for many of today’s leading and emerging networking and security brands including Dell SonicWALL and Juniper Networks.
Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Our tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. We help our customers make, manage, measure, and monetize their content across every channel and screen.
Since the founding of Genelec in 1978, professional audio monitoring has been at the core of the business. An unrivalled commitment to research and development has resulted in a number of industry firsts and established Genelec as the industry leader in active studio monitoring speakers. Nearly 35 years later Genelec monitoring products remain true to the original philosophy, offering reliability, neutral sound reproduction regardless of size, as well as the ability to adapt frequency response to the listening environment. Genelec clients receive paramount support in all aspects of the field, from acoustical advice and calibration services to technical service and long product life span. Buying a Genelec product is the soundest investment in audio monitoring.
NewTek makes portable live production and 3D animation systems. NewTek is best known for creating groundbreaking products that are professional, easy to use and cost-effective. The tools they provide broaden the base of those who create film, broadcast-quality video, and a variety of graphics for film, television, games, software, and print.
TodoCast is an interactive streaming and media services company specializing in Live Internet Broadcasts. TodoCast offers a turnkey platform including satellite connectivity, audience management and social networking features to engage, grow and monetize audiences on the web, mobile devices and connected TVs.
IP Access International is an industry leader in delivering streaming video and Internet access over satellite. Whether you are streaming live video from a concert venue, or a distance education event, IP Access International’s solutions fully integrate with existing applications and infrastructure and are cost effective.
LiveU (www.liveu.tv) is the pioneer of broadcast-quality, video-over-cellular solutions that allow live video transmission (HD and SD) from any location around the world. With top-tier customers in 60+ countries, LiveU’s solutions have been used for breaking news and high-profile events, including the 2012 US Presidential Campaign, London 2012 Olympics, Hurricane Sandy, 2011 British Royal Wedding, Japanese Tsunami, GRAMMY Awards and Super Bowl. From backpacks to smartphones, LiveU offers a complete range of devices for live video coverage. LiveU’s solutions include multiple 4G LTE/3G, HSPA+, WiMAX and Wi-Fi cellular links, which are optimized for maximum video quality based on the available network conditions.
JamHub was founded in 2009 to provide musicians with a high quality rehearsal experience, using headphone monitors to eliminate noise pollution and make practice easy, fun, and productive. Today, the company continues to pave a bold path forward, expanding access to music and music making through the use of technology.
Mobile Roadie is a self service app platform where anyone can create an iPhone or Android app in minutes. Leading clients include Live Nation, Universal Music, Sony Music, Warner Music, EMI, Random House, Madonna, and Taylor Swift.
Sonnet Technologies Inc. is a leading provider of Thunderbolt™ 2-to-PCIe® card expansion systems; pro media readers; RAID storage systems; and storage, network, and other interface cards for pro users in the audio, video, and broadcast industries as well as education. Sonnet’s Thunderbolt expansion products enable the use of pro audio I/O and DSP cards, pro video capture and transcoding cards, network and storage interface cards, and other high-performance PCIe cards with Thunderbolt technology-enabled computers. For nearly 30 years Sonnet has pioneered and brought to market innovative and award-winning products that enhance the performance and connectivity of Mac® and Windows® computers.
OWC is the manufacturer and upgrade provider of choice for Apple enthusiasts with OWC Memory upgrades for Apple computers dating as far back as the mid 90s. Over the last decade, OWC specifically built SSD upgrades for Apple computers, winning multiple awards while also earning accolades for OWC External Drives and OWC Optical Drives. OWC also provides extensive US-based technical support for Mac users around the world. As a member of the Apple Developer Program, OWC also produces a catalog of upgrades and accessories having served the Apple community worldwide since 1988.
DJI Innovations is the global leader in developing and manufacturing high performance, reliable, and easy to use small unmanned aerial systems (UAS), for commercial and recreational use. Our company of over 500 employees, among the largest in the UAS market, is dedicated to making aerial photography and videography accessible to professional photographers, cinematographers and hobbyists anytime, anywhere. Our global operations span North America, Europe and Asia.
Ableton was founded in 1999 they make software for creating, producing, and performing music. Their flagship product, Live, has introduced a new approach to making music with computers on stage and in the studio that some call revolutionary.
Solid State Logic is the world’s leading manufacturer of analogue and digital audio consoles and provider of creative tools for music, broadcast and post production professionals. For more information about our award-winning products, please visit: www.solidstatelogic.com.
Litepanels is an industry leader and innovator in broadcast lighting. Their ultra-efficient LED panels provide soft, even, controllable light with consistent color. The environmentally friendly LED technology produces powerful directional light while maintaining low-power consumption and minimal generation of heat.
Anton/Bauer is recognized as the world’s innovator and premier provider of portable power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries. Established in 1970 with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia, Anton/Bauer’s product offerings include many signature lines including the leading Gold Mount® system, InterActive® chargers, Logic Series® batteries such as the HyTRON® and DIONIC® Series and the Tandem 150 Modular Charging System. Other products include ElipZ and Cine Series batteries and the Ultralight®. Their superior quality products have become an industry standard.
Manfrotto provides professional support solutions for the photographic, video, lighting and live entertainment industries. Their products are the most highly-respected in the world and appear alongside their sister companies Gitzo, Avenger, Kata and National Geographic as well as other select top brands of imaging-related products.
Clear-Com, an HME company, is a global provider in professional voice communications systems since 1968. The company develops and markets proven intercom technologies such as Analog & Digital Partyline, Digital Matrix, Wireless and Intercom-over-IP systems for critical communication applications in broadcast, performance venues, military, government and enterprise markets. Recognized for its legacy of intercom innovations, production teams around the world have come to depend on Clear-Com for clear, reliable and scalable communications solutions
SKB is recognized globally as an industry leader in the design and manufacture of molded polymer transport cases. Vacuum, rotational or injection molded, these cases are engineered to provide protection for equipment utilized by hundreds of companies involved in diverse industries from music and pro-audio products to military, industrial and medical applications. SKB even supplies maximum travel protection for consumer sports and electronics equipment. The familiar SKB logo has symbolized uncompromising quality and unsurpassed durability for three decades.
AJA Video is a leading manufacturer of high-quality and cost-effective digital video interface, conversion and desktop solutions for professional broadcast and post-production. In addition to the KONA family of video I/O cards for the Mac and for Windows PCs, the growing AJA product line also includes the innovative “Io” Thunderbolt desktop video products and Ki Pro family of portable disk recorders. AJA is headquartered in Grass Valley, California.
Digital Rapids connects content to opportunity, providing market-leading solutions, technology and expertise that enable media organizations and professionals to bring video to wider audiences more efficiently, more effectively and more profitably. Our innovative solutions are trusted by the world’s leading media enterprises to help them maximize the value of their content when pursuing new revenue opportunities or new ways to reach their audiences.
Native Instruments is the pioneer and market leader in the field of software instruments, and one of the key players in the market of computer-based audio production technology. The company’s mission is to develop outstanding tools for musicians, producers, sound designers and DJs of all styles and genres.
iZotope is a research-driven audio technology company based in Boston, Massachusetts. Its products and audio technology are used by millions of people in over 50 countries, from independent musicians to major broadcast and recording studios and GRAMMY Award winners.
IK Multimedia Production is an international music software company, privately founded in 1996 for the purpose of developing a new generation of music software designed to take advantage of the fast growing personal computer performance and revolutionize the way people compose and play music.
Since its formation, IK has produced a wide range of breakthrough innovative products, from consumer to professional music software.
Established in 2004, Boston Massachusetts based Noise Industries is an innovative developer of visual effects tools for the postproduction and broadcast community. Their products are integrated with popular non-linear editing and compositing products from Apple and Avid.
MadMimi writes the new book on email marketing and e-newsletter design, offering powerful tools, customization, free image hosting, live chat support, and comprehensive tracking in a gorgeous and sensible web-based working environment.
JDI Graphic Solutions, proud sponsor of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, has over a decade of experience in Vehicle and Commercial Display Graphics. As 3M Certified Company we are held to the highest standards in the industry. We also provide custom 3M aftermarket vehicle graphics as well as 3M architectural window and wall treatments.
ZVEX Effects is a boutique guitar pedal company founded in Minneapolis by President Zachary Vex in 1995. ZVEX is famous for radical innovative designs. A partial list includes the now world famous Fuzz Factory, Theremin “Probe” pedals (controlling Fuzz, Wah, and Volume, Super Seeker 16 step sequencer pedals (controlling Wah, Volume, and Ring Modulation), Low Fidelity Modulation effects, and the eminently awesome Box Of Rock Distortion Pedal to name a few. ZVEX is also known for having beautiful hand painted pedal enclosures. Zack and Company have expanded the line in recent years to include more affordable silk screened versions of many of their most popular designs, all the while continuing to innovate and amaze.