119th AES CONVENTION PRESS RELEASE
AES-KAREs - KATRINA FUND SEEKS DONATIONS AT 119TH AES CONVENTION
AES Katrina Audio Relief Effort To Raise Funds For Needy Audio Pros
NEW YORK The 119th AES Convention will launch an
industry-wide charity effort to collect funds for audio professionals
whose lives and businesses have been devastated by the recent
hurricane disasters along the Gulf Coast.
AES-Katrina Audio Relief Effort (AES-KAREs) will collect donations
from exhibitors and show attendees throughout the Convention,
scheduled for October 7-10 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. A
special AES-KAREs desk has been established in the show registration
area. Donations can also be made via the AES-KAREs web site
The AES-KAREs effort has gained the support of numerous other industry
associations, including NARAS, SPARS, NAPRS, and PAMA.
Funds raised at the convention will be administered as a Katrina
Victim Specific Account established by NERF (Nashville Engineer Relief
Fund), a non-profit charitable corporation. A KARE committee is being
established to collect applications for assistance
and to disburse these funds to affected audio professionals.
For further information please visit the AES-KAREs Desk in the
Registration Area at The Jacob Javits Center.
Formed in 1948 by a group of concerned audio engineers, the
Audio Engineering Society counts over 12,000 members throughout the
U.S., Latin America, Europe, Japan and the Far East. The AES serves as
the pivotal force in the exchange and dissemination of technical
information for the industry. For additional information on the AES
119th Convention please visit http://www.aes.org.
119th AES Convention Where Audio Comes Alive
Jacob Javits Center, NYC October 7 10, 2005