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AES ACADEMY at the 2020 NAMM Show

Hands-On Training • Technical Presentations • Career Development • Expert Presenters • Networking Events

Thursday, January 16 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Audio Careers: SoundGirls - Mentoring in Manufacturing

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If you have questions about how to navigate your career in live event production, this session is for you. Come ask the questions you need answers to from industry veterans. This one-hour session will help you navigate the waters and get solid advice. This is a casual mentoring session in a small and safe environment. It is not a panel.

The benefits of mentoring are myriad. For individuals, studies show that good mentoring can lead to greater career success, including promotions, raises, and increased opportunities. Mentors Subject to Change.

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Sara Elliot

COO and Co-Founder, VUE Audiotechnik
With more than 20 years of experience in professional audio, Sara has held strategic marketing and operational positions with numerous sound production companies including Burns Audio, A-1 Audio, and PRG.Sara also served as Director of Marketing and Sales for Live Sound International... Read More →

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Becki Barabas

Manager Global Product & BD Tour and Recording, HARMAN Professional
At 20 years old, Becki turned her passion for music into a career in audio, with a job managing the office at Score One Recording. She has since worked in MI, Tour Sound, and with Integrators and Audio Rep firms, doing everything from Sales to Marketing. Becki has held many positions... Read More →
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Dawn Birr

Pro Audio, Channel Development and Business Analysis, Sennheiser
Dawn began her career in the audio industry in 2000, joining Sennheiser fresh out of college. She started as a temporary receptionist and began to learn her way around and through the company. Shortly afterward she moved into Customer Service and began learning how the customers and... Read More →
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Erika Earl

Audio Experience & Hardware Engineer, EVIL Technologies, inc
Erika Earl has held key positions in the audio industry and has performed quality control and repair for leading audio manufacturers including: AVID, Drawmer, Focusrite, Tube-Tech, Bock Audio, and Daking. Erika is now working on the new frontier of spatial, immersive and interactive... Read More →
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Eveanna Manley

Owner, Manley Laboratories, Inc.
EveAnna Manley began her career in audio manufacturing over 30 years ago when she was hired onto the assembly line building printed circuit boards and wiring up vacuum tube amplifiers. Fast-forward 30 years later, her own company Manley Laboratories, Inc. has dominated the high end... Read More →
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Samantha Pink

Director of Business Operations, JAM Industries USA
Colleagues call me Samantha. Family and friends call me Sam. My personal favorite though is Mom. I’d say that I am a happy combination of all three. If I were able to meet my adolescent self, I would encourage her to pay attention to the wise advice of her grandmother, mother, and... Read More →


Thursday January 16, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm PST
B4 AES ACADEMY 2020 , 4th Floor, Hilton Anaheim, At the NAMM Show, Anaheim, CA