H.E.A.R.® and NAMM® Team Up to Provide Free Ear Plugs and More at 2013 Winter NAMM Show.
Jan 24-27, 2013 ---
The NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA will be highlighted by collaborative hearing conservation efforts between NAMM® and H.E.A.R.® by providing Mack's Earplugs in the bins around the entire trade show floor and lobby areas. And at the H.E.A.R. booth 2005 –lobby, we will be providing hearing health help, hearing protection and custom ear impressions for Musicians Earplugs and IEMs.
Jan 25, 2013- At the 28th Annual The TEC AWARD at the Anaheim Hilton 6 PM, H.E.A.R.'s founding donor, the legendary Pete Townshend of the Who, will be presented the coveted Les Paul Award.
Jan 26-27, 2013 - During The NAMM Music Educators Days, H.E.A.R./ Listen Smart DVD produced by Dan Beck and directed by Pamela French will be airing at the NAMM Foundation Lounge (Anaheim Hilton 2nd level, California Ballroom A/B, 9 AM-5 PM)
Jan 26, 2013 – 2nd Annual MTD4Lyfe Family Reunion Benefit Concert for Sweet Relief and H.E.A.R. at JT Schmid?s Resturant 7:30 PM. (Tickets at MTD Basses NAMM Booth 5868)
H.E.A.R. continues working together with the NAMM organization and the TEC Foundation, as they have for many years, to help promote the importance of hearing health issues. “We are noticing a real improvement in awareness through these efforts and I am very pleased on behalf of H.E.A.R. to be able to contribute, in support of both the organizers and the attendees, for what we expect will be an outstanding NAMM show and TEC Awards again this year,” reports Kathy Peck, co-founder and executive director of H.E.A.R.
Peck continues, “there truly is a wonderful change in the way musicians, sound engineers, music industry professionals, music students and music fans care for their hearing, but more needs to be done. It is our pleasure to continue our great relationship with NAMM®,TEC Foundation, and Pete Townshend to further help people protect themselves from hearing damage as well as, to save whatever amount hearing they may have – even if any loss has already occurred.
About H.E.A.R. Founded in 1988, H.E.A.R.® Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers is a nonprofit hearing health organization 501( c) (3) dedicated to the prevention of hearing loss and tinnitus among musicians and music fans through education and grassroots advocacy. With support from, the music industry, musicians, audiologists, physicians, hearing health organizations, health manufacturers and individual donors, H.E.A.R.® is helping to raise awareness of the real dangers of repeated exposure to excessive noise levels from music.
H.E.A.R. DVD, “Listen Smart: Safely Handling the Power of Sound,” the Cine Golden Eagle award- winning “rockmentary” produced by Dan Beck (HAMF) and directed by Pamela French that features Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Moby and others designed to create awareness about noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), and encourage safer practices when consuming high decibel sound.