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April 12 to 14, 2024

AXPONA, the largest high-end audio expo in North America, is set to return to the Chicago area from April 12 to 14, 2024.


The 13th annual event, held at the Schaumburg Convention Center, promises three days filled with outstanding sounds, cutting-edge technology, informative seminars, networking opportunities, and the latest products in the audio industry. AXPONA 2024 caters to dealers, distributors, manufacturers, and music enthusiasts who can explore, test, and experience everything it has to offer, including 200 Listening Rooms, an Expo Hall with a Record Fair and Master Class Theater, a dedicated Ear Gear Experience showcasing thousands of headphone gear, a robust seminar schedule, and nightly live musical performances.

Liz Smith, AXPONA’s Show Director, expressed excitement about returning to the Chicagoland area for the 2024 show, highlighting the continual improvement in show quality and new product debuts each year. Whether attendees are serious audiophiles, newcomers to high-end audio, or simply music lovers, AXPONA aims to provide an immersive experience for everyone.


Key features of the show include the Exhibit Hall, home to the Record Fair, displaying turntables, cables, accessories, racks, stands, tonearms, cartridges, and new and vintage vinyl. The Ear Gear Experience, located in a large ballroom, enhances the personal audio listening experience with a display of open-back, closed-back, in-ear headphones, and related accessories. Leading global brands and manufacturers like Campfire Audio, Meze Audio, Audeze, Austin Audio Works, and more will debut new products.

Over 600 Manufacturers in 200 Rooms


Attendees can explore AXPONA’s 200 Listening Rooms, where they can sit, relax, and surround themselves with top-notch high-end audio equipment and gear. Over 600 global manufacturers, retailers, and brands, including Steinway Lyngdorf, Theoretica Applied Physics, Maco Acoustics, and Totem Acoustic, will showcase their newest high-end products and services.

AXPONA 2024 will feature nightly live concerts, and details about performers can be found on www.axpona.com. The event is open to the public, offering various ticket options, including 1-day, 2-day, and 3-day passes, Gold Pass, and Gen Z Pass.

General admission tickets provide access to exhibits, Listening Rooms, Exhibit Hall, educational seminars, live music, and special events. AXPONA opens on Friday, April 12, from 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday, April 13, from 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday, April 14, from 10 am to 4 pm.


For ticketing information and options, visit www.axpona.com/register.


AXPONA (Audio Expo North America) is North America’s largest event for audiophiles, manufacturers of high-end audio equipment, musicians and music lovers. The three-day experience features 200 high fidelity listening rooms, providing guests the enviable opportunity to experience the newest technology in high-end consumer audio products. Attendees are encouraged to go from room to room and sit, listen and compare the various systems. The Expo Hall and Ear Gear Experience play host to thousands of products and accessories from cables to headphones to LPs and SACDs. Beyond the exhibits, AXPONA includes live musical performances and educational seminars with industry experts and demonstrations.

For more information including updates on AXPONA’s exhibitors and schedule, visit axpona.com call 203-307-2691.

The stated retail price of the reviewed device is valid as of the time of the review and is subject to change.