The new Yamaha Pro Audio Audioversity banner not only includes consolidated training seminars conducted by Yamaha Professional Audio sales subsidiaries around the world but it will be expanded upon for even greater reach and effectiveness, according to a Yamaha Pro Audio press release.
Under the Yamaha Pro Audio Audioversity are more than 80 specialists at 19 regional offices around the world available 24/7 to provide education and training for customers matched to their specific locations, according to the company.
Yamaha product specialists are also dispatched to dealers and event venues to conduct seminars that focus on practical training. More recently, a great deal of effort has been focused on providing web-based online seminars.
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In recent years, the Yamaha Professional Audio product lineup has grown to cover digital audio networks and commercial installations in addition to live sound, broadcast, and production applications.
Because of this growth, Yamaha is in contact with a broader range of users as products and solutions evolve and diversify, placing unprecedented importance on education and training activities.
“With the breathtaking pace of change in the pro audio world, manufacturers have a responsibility to do much more than simply release new products,” says Yoshi Tsugawa, General Manager, Yamaha Pro Audio division Japan.
“Through our Audioversity initiative, we will be able to provide ongoing added value for the systems our customers need and depend on and, hopefully, in cooperation with everyone involved in the pro audio industry play a role in driving the industry forward into the future.”
Under the Yamaha Pro Audio Audioversity are more than 80 specialists at 19 regional offices around the world available 24/7
“Yamaha training seminars have been an invaluable tool at Southeast Christian Church that has advanced our knowledge of not only consoles, but the entire Yamaha ecosystem,” says Paul Holladay, Technical Director, Southeast Christian Church (USA).
“Through Yamaha, we have been able to take full advantage of our investment throughout our many campuses.”
“Yamaha trainers have a wealth of knowledge on the product line, and really highlight some of the unique features of the company’s product,” says Pete O’Neil, Director of Diversified AVE Engineering West (USA).
“They also conducted a deep dive on DSP programming with our field engineering team. The Yamaha training has helped us successfully implement systems in two US major league stadium venues and continues to reinforce our support of the Yamaha digital console line.
“The quality of the training efforts and responsiveness is greatly appreciated from the integrators perspective.”