Working for this company is an exercise in always striving to be the very best at what you do. So it's always gratifying to receive accolades from not only the fine people that purchase and play our instruments, but also the people that we partner with who sell our instruments.
On the final day of Summer NAMM, held July 17–19 in Nashville, Tennessee, a panel of music retail experts presented some true gear fireworks during Best In Show, a NAMM University session. Six retail buyers, representing single-store operations, small- to mid-sized chains and e-tailing, offered their views on the best products and services they saw during Summer NAMM.
Meinl placed in the Companies to Watch category, which represented exhibitors that are making a difference with trendsetting products or services.
Jim Rupp, owner and president of Columbus Pro Percussion in Columbus, Ohio had this to say about Meinl -
"This company, against formidable competition, has become a player, first in the hand percussion arena and now with cymbals. They have created and dominate the cajon market. They have brilliant and creative leadership, and they think outside the box. Their marketing is very creative, and they work with their dealers very closely."