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Musikmsse Intl. Press Awards                                                                   Harrison
Hartley Peavey received the 2010 MIPA Hall
of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award at the
                                                  Products from the Korg and Marshall
                                              brands each won praises at the 11th annu-
                                                                                               Launches QMS
Musikmesse International Press Awards in      al MIPA ceremony. The Musical Instru-            QMS Music Ltd. is a new independent
Frankfurt, Germany, on March 25.              ment/Pro Audio community gathered                sales and marketing
    Chosen by the votes of more than 100      to recognize outstanding contributions           agency that has been
magazines worldwide, Peavey accepted the      throughout the industry, honoring both           formed by longtime
MIPA Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement        Korg and Marshall for their respective           industry profession-
Award during the annual Musikmesse and        achievements in product development:             al, Bob Harrison.
Prolight + Sound convention. Peavey also          Best Live Performance Tool – Korg            QMS represents Pro
won the MIPA Best Guitar Amp Combo            Kaossilator Pro                                  Audio and MI man-
Award for the Peavey Vypyr™ 15 model-             Best Electronic Drums – Korg Wave-           ufacturers through
ing guitar amplifier at the event.             drum                                             Europe, the Middle
    “The MIPA Lifetime Achievement                Best Guitar Amp Head – Marshall              East and Africa.
Award goes to leaders and innovators          JMD:1                                                 Having worked
who have made major contributions to              Paul Reed Smith Guitars’ 305 model           previously for Beyer
the development of the MI and Pro Audio       also received a MIPA for “Best Electric Gui-     Dynamic, EAW and
industry,” said Gerald Dellmann, CEO          tar of the Year.” PRS has been nominated         more recently Crest
of MM-Musik-Media-Verlag. “Hartley            for a MIPA every year since the award was        Audio & Peavey, Bob has a thorough
Peavey is one of only ten other figures hon-   created in 2000 and has received the “Best       knowledge of the EMEA market and
ored by this award, which include Ikutaro     Electric Guitar of the Year” accolade seven      is a well-known and respected sales
Kakehashi, founder of Roland Corpora-         times, a feat never accomplished by any          professional. QMS’s current portfolio
tion; Tsutomu Katoh, founder of Korg; Dr.     other guitar manufacturer. For more infor-       includes a number of U.S guitar am-
Fritz Sennheiser, founder of Sennheiser       mation on t
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