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More visitors, renowned exhibitors and top-class events

at the 30th Tonmeistertagung 2018

Fitting for an anniversary, the Tonmeistertagung organised by the VDT this year saw a slight increase in visitors and a wide-reaching programme brimming with compelling topics. We want to thank all visitors, exhibitors, authors, helping hands, by the technicians crew in the rooms and especially by the many volunteers. They all made this great event possible!

Conference Topics

  • Live Sound, Theatre & Musical
  • Sound Reinforcement
  • Cinema Sound
  • Broadcast, Tri-medial Production
  • Studio & Recording Restoration & Archiving Acoustics
  • Virtual Reality | 3D-Audio
  • Reviewed Paper Track
  • Research & Development
  • Networked Audio & Video
  • Loudness Normalisation
  • Perception & Aesthetics
  • Digital Radio
  • Talk Back
  • Sound Design
  • Mastering
  • The Arts of Production
  • TMT Academy Business Issues and much more!


Featuring around 130 exhibitors with 200 brands, the exhibition at the Tonmeistertagung is a major industry meeting place. Here you will find the developers and managing directors of your service providers and suppliers, and witness the latest developments in technology and business trends.

As an exhibitor, you can be assured of highly qualified visitors with a deep interest in sharing expertise. Decision makers and planners use their close proximity at the TMT exhibition to clarify critical questions about ongoing projects efficiently.

You are interested in exhibiting at Tonmeistertagung? Please contact our VDT office

Facts about Tonmeistertagung

Over the past 60 plus years, the Tonmeistertagung has developed into one of the most important international congresses in the pro audio industry. Every two years, it provides an overview of the latest trends in product development, research and application. Participants sharing their experience is one of its hallmarks.

For veteran media professionals, students and trainees the Tonmeistertagung is the platform for sharing experiences and obtaining information about everything that matters in the pro audio industry. Plan your visit to the anniversary event, the 30th Tonmeistertagung, today!
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Download Proceedings (PDF)

The Tonmeistertagung addresses a wide variety of professions in the A/V industry:

  • Broadcasting
  • Studio, Recording, Postpro
  • Film & Television
  • Stage & Event Technology
  • Hardware & Software Production
  • Research & Development
  • Education & Training

tmt30 Cologne 2018

Thank you for visiting the 30th Tonmeistertagung!
14th to 17th November 2018
Cologne, Germany