Yamaha Professional Audio training seminars conducted by its sales subsidiaries worldwide are being consolidated under a new “Audioversity” banner and are being expanded upon for increased reach and effectiveness.
As a result, the company will have more than 80 specialists in 19 regional offices around the world available 24/7 to provide education and training for customers in their region.
More Yamaha product specialists will also be dispatched to dealers and event venues to conduct seminars that focus on practical training. Through its web-based online seminars, the company has reached approximately 100,000 people in more than 50 countries.
The Yamaha Pro Audio product lineup has recently grown to cover digital audio networks and commercial installations, and as a result, the company is in contact with a broader range of users as products and solutions evolve and diversify, placing greater importance on education and training.
“With the breathtaking pace of change in the pro audio world, manufacturers have a responsibility to do much more than simply release new products,” said 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.”
“Yamaha trainers have a wealth of knowledge on the product line, and really highlight some of the unique features of the company’s product,” added 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.”