The first group of sponsors has been announced for the inaugural Pensado Awards, an upcoming award show acknowledging today’s emerging brand of music professional and “recognizing the faces behind the sound.”
Created by the producers of the acclaimed online video series Pensado’s Place, the Pensado Awards are set to take place June 28, 2014, at the Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica, California, and broadcast online globally one week later. Co-hosting will be producer-engineers Chris Lord-Alge (Muse, Pink, Foo Fighters, Avril Lavigne, Green Day, Daughtry, Paramore, Black Eyed Peas), Marcella Araica (Britney Spears, Madonna, Pink, Duran Duran, Keri Hilson) and Young Guru (Jay Z, Beyonce, Mariah Carey), with additional co-hosts to be announced.
The list of title sponsors includes Audio-Technica, Avid, The Blackbird Academy, Recording Connection, Slate Media Technology and Vintage King. Supporting sponsors include Barefoot Sound, Ideaplex, Indaba Music, iZotope, Morris Light and Sound, and Studio 202. The Pensado Awards will announce additional sponsors, as well.
Herb Trawick, the co-host/executive producer and creator of Pensado’s Place, as well as Manager and Advisor to Co-host Dave Pensado, stated, “We are pleased to have our initial round of sponsors in place. They are all leaders in their fields, and we are honored that they believe in our dream.”
Co-host Dave Pensado, a Grammy Award-winning mix engineer, adds, “It is encouraging that so many industry icons that we respect highly have taken a vested interest in the Pensado Awards. We look forward to celebrating with them at the ceremony and beyond!”
Three sponsorship packages are available. To support the Pensado Awards, visit pensadoawards.com/sponsorship_info.html.
Find more information about the Pensado Awards at pensadoawards.com.