The MIDI Association participates in many music technology events including Synthplex,  Audio Developers Conference, CES, Music China, Music Techtonics and of course NAMM. 

Here is where you find information about MIDI Association Events. 

MIDI@40 Concert World Premiere

RF--DL-Performance-Smaller Rik Feds and DeLaurentis at the MIDI@40 Concert

May 6 at 10 am Pacific on Youtube The world broadcast premiere is scheduled for Saturday. May 6 at 10 am Pacific. Click on the Youtube link below to watch the trailer and signup for a notification. The MIDI@40 Concert on the Yamaha Grand Plaza stage on Saturday, April 15 2023 celebrated the incredible possibilities created by MIDI (Musical Ins...

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Music China 2023 Show Report


Music China is back after three years During the pandemic,  Music China and The MIDI Association worked closely together to keep information and news about MIDI and MIDI products available in China.  Music China hosted online events on their WeChat channels and together we figured out a clever way to iFrame our MIDIable meetings so t...

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MIDI Association Lifetime Achievement Awards at April NAMM 2023

LTA-Bette_20230427-222824_1 MIDI Lifetime Achievement Award winners at the MIDI@40 concert

At the April NAMM show, The MIDI Association honored the people who created the modern music production environment of synths, drum machines, and sequencers, including Bob Moog, Don Buchla, Ikutaro Kakehashi, Tsutomu Katoh, Roger Linn, Tom Oberheim, Alan Pearlman, Dave Rossum, and Dave Smith.  A significant portion of The MIDI Association boot...

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MIDI is about collaboration, not competition


All kinds of companies, all kinds of devices One of the things that has always made MIDI unique in the world of standards is that no one owns MIDI and the MIDI Associations (AMEI in Japan and The MIDI Association in the rest of the world) don't sell anything.  We (AMEI and The MIDI Association) get companies to volunteer their s...

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HipHop@50 Events at April NAMM 2023

Our-Town-A-29_16_WEB Brian Hardgroove interviews Chuck D at the Black to the Future NAMM TEC Tracks session (photo by Joanne A Calitri)

At the 2022 June NAMM show, MIDI Association Executive Board member Lawrence Levine and President Athan Billias were invited to sit at the Broadjam table by MIDI Association supporter Roy Elkins. Roy's Broadjam team is experts in running different kinds of  voting for events.  They handle the voting for the TEC Aw...

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MIDI Innovation Awards 2022 Winners Webinar


Check out these in depth interviews with the winners of the 2022 MIDI Innovation Awards The MIDI Association invited the winners of the 2022 MIDI Innovation Awards to join this round table on May 20, 20323 to discuss the evolution of their award winning products, discuss how they work with MIDI and share their thoughts on MIDI 2.0.&n...

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MIDI In China

MIDI has grown in importance in China as Chinese companies expand in both domestic and overseas markets The MIDI Association is tasked with promoting and managing MIDI specification for MIDI in every country in the world except Japan where the Association Of Music Electronics Industry (AMEI) is responsible for MIDI.  Thanks to the le...

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The MIDI@40 Exhibit at NAMM

MidiTitleWall-copy-2 MIDI@40 Exhibit at NAMM'S Museum Of Making Music

The Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad is featuring a special exhibit dedicated to MIDI The MIDI Association, Dr. Jonathan Piper and Moldover worked together to create a special exhibition to celebrate the 40th anniversary of MIDI. There were many people who contribute to this amazing project.  MIDI, or Musical Instrument D...

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MIDI Innovation Awards Livestream Sept, 16, 2023

Celebrating-Innovation-MIDI-Innovation-Awards-2023-at-NAMM-Show MIDI Innovation Awards Live Stream Sept, 16, 2023

The MIDI Association is proud to announce this year's MIDI Innovation Awards live stream event taking place on 16 September 2023 at 10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern and 5 pm GMT. Now in their third year, the awards are a joint initiative created by Music Hackspace, The MIDI Association, and NAMM, created to showcase both products and projects using MIDI...

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Vote for the 2021 Guthman Musical Instrument Competition Finalists


We love the Guthman Musical Instrument Competition!  Last year the three winners of the Guthman were all MIDI controllers and we interviewed them in one of our our May Is MIDI 2019 webinars.  May Is MIDI Month 2019 Webinar: Guthman Musical Instrument Design -   Guthman Musical Instrument Design CompetitionMay 11, 2019 at 7P...

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