HARMAN Professional Solutions Opens New Experience Center, EMEA Headquarters in London

London-based band, Acoustik, performs through the JBL EON ONE Pro portable PA system at the Experience Centre– London grand openingThe AMX Acendo A/V control system for huddle spaces is on full display at the HARMAN Experience Centre– London grand openingGuests hear how HARMAN and Samsung brands all come together in a connected retail solution at the HARMAN Experience Centre – London grand openingMohit Parasher, President of HARMAN Professional Solutions, (left with scissors) and Chris Smith, Vice President and General Manager, EMEA, HARMAN Professional Solutions (right with scissors), cut the ribbon to officially open the Experience Center – London with staff and guestsGuests watch and hear HARMAN Professional Solutions products work together for the Live Performance demonstration in the Experience Centre – London auditorium

A new London facility is expanding the growing global network of HARMAN Professional Solutions Experience Centres, including locations in Los Angeles, Singapore and Shanghai, and will serve as the new headquarters for the EMEA region.

Designed to showcase how HARMAN solutions address customer needs across a variety of entertainment and enterprise market applications, the 25,800sqft (2,400sqm), multi-functional facility including EMEA headquarter offices, demonstrates the integration of brands including JBL Professional, AKG Acoustics, AMX, BSS Audio, Crown International, dbx Professional, DigiTech, Lexicon Pro, Martin, Soundcraft and Studer.

Chris Smith, vice president, EMEA, HARMAN Professional Solutions, explains, “The opening of the experience centre in London represents a major investment in the EMEA region, enabling us to deepen relationships with our customers and greatly expand our presence across critical markets.

“Not only will the facility offer customers the opportunity to experience HARMAN innovation firsthand, it provides our staff with a state-of-the-art headquarters that will allow us to pursue new opportunities with greater speed and efficiency.”

The facility is comprised of several dedicated spaces along with the EMEA office space and meeting rooms.

The Product Showroom is filled with HARMAN solutions including HARMAN’s Connected Retail Experience, Huddle Space, Connected Hotel Room, Home Recording and Networked AVoIP solutions.

The Foyer, Boardroom and Auditorium are not only practical-use spaces, but also areas that demonstrate HARMAN solutions for restaurant, corporate, education, corporate and theatre environments.

“By opening this HARMAN Experience Center in London, we expanding our robust global network of experience centers and enabling our customers around the world to experience the One HARMAN Solution proposition firsthand,” says Mohit Parasher, executive vice president and president, HARMAN Professional Solutions. “From JBL Professional sound and Martin lighting to AMX controllers and Samsung displays, the entire facility is a brilliant demonstration of what HARMAN products can do when deployed seamlessly together in enterprise and entertainment environments.”

The centre is open by appointment only to HARMAN and Samsung customers, employees, distributors, sales representatives, dealers, artists and other industry professionals for meetings, performances, productions and hospitality events.