From May 9 to 12, 2019, visitors can obtain a glimpse into the future of entertainment electronics. The HIGH END® will once again open its doors at Munich’s MOC Event Center and showcase the latest developments in the audio industry. In what will already be its 38th consecutive year, this internatio- nally renowned exhibition has firmly established itself as a global event over nearly four decades. This year, Europe’s oldest trade fair of its kind will once again be delivering exciting new impetus for the entire industry. The HIGH END sets new standards and is the most important sector rendezvous of the audio industry, both for small manufacturers and global audio brands. This is where they all come together to meet. In addition to the large, leading global players in the industry, however, there are also the smaller audio specialists who display their passion for innovation and find just the right setting at the HIGH END in Munich’s MOC. Last year, 530 exhibitors from 41 countries showcased their highlights and innovations in four exhibition halls and two atriums, with 138 prominent conference rooms. It is a feature found nowhere else in the world at a trade fair of this kind. 360° range of products and services The exhibition allows a unique insight into the market of the entire international audio industry. The HIGH END offers the whole variety of the audio market – from analog to digital. Proven analog tech- nology is entering into new alliances with digital developments of recent years. Through the dramatic evolution in entertainment electronics, ushered in by digitalization and virtualization, streaming continues to be widely popular. Vinyl records are of course being offered for sale again. Heavy vinyl discs that users can touch and hold in their hands have been enjoying continuous growth now for years, after all, symbolizing an oasis of peace in a hectic, high-tech world. Here, exhibition visitors can revel in a unique opportunity to discover a wide range of musical gems and to pursue their passion of enjoying music without being in a hurry. Consumer electronics for all age groups and any budget For large or small pocketbooks, young or older clientele, at the HIGH END, all music and equipment aficionados can find what they are looking for. Naturally also on display are affordable entry-level models for hi-fi novices. Consequently, the HIGH END offers the full range of hi-fi products, whether it be small systems for those just getting started, headphones, turntables and, of course, the ultimate peak of technical perfection. Die HIGH END is and will remain a trade fair for all music lovers. HIGH END exhibition to kick off with a trade visitor day On May 9, 2019, the exhibition will only be open to registered trade visitors and media after completed pre-registration.