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MIDI Innovation Awards 2022 Winners Webinar


Check out these in depth interviews with the winners of the 2022 MIDI Innovation Awards

The MIDI Association invited the winners of the 2022 MIDI Innovation Awards to join this round table on May 20, 20323 to discuss the evolution of their award winning products, discuss how they work with MIDI and share their thoughts on MIDI 2.0. 


Krishna Chetan, Pitch Innovations

Henrik Langer, Instruments of Things

Markus Ruh, MusiKraken

John Dingley, Digigurdy

Moderated by JB Thiebaut, chair of the MIDI Innovation Awards and Secretary of the MIDI Association

Entries for the 2023 MIDI Innovation Awards close on May 23, 2023

For 2023, The MIDI Innovation Awards are proud to welcome new partners including Sound On Sound, the world's leading music technology magazine, and Music China, who will provide exhibition space to the winners at their Autumn 2023 trade fair in Shanghai.

Musicians and inventors around the world will have a unique opportunity to present their ideas on a global stage, and the winners will gain invaluable help in bringing their products to market. Prizes include an exhibition booth at the 2023 NAMM Show, coverage in Sound On Sound, an opportunity to exhibit at Music China, and significant support from The MIDI Association and Music Hackspace for the development of MIDI 2.0 prototypes.

The MIDI Innovation awards are open to individuals, artists, and companies who work with MIDI to build innovative products or interactive experiences. The 2023 MIDI Innovation Awards categories are:

  • Commercial Hardware Products
  • Commercial Software Products
  • Prototypes and non-commercial hardware products
  • Prototypes and non-commercial software products
  • Artistic/Visual Project or Installation

The MIDI Innovation Awards welcomes entries from, but not limited to: MIDI instruments, controllers, software, art installation, MIDI peripherals, I/O boxes, lighting systems, automated systems, and more.

Entries to the competition are open, and applicants are invited to submit their entry via the button below.

Here is the detailed MIA 2023 schedule.
  • May 23rd: Registrations close
  • May 30th: Voting starts
  • July 21st: Voting closes, jury deliberation starts
  • August 16th: Finalists announced
  • September 16th: Live show online – winners revealed
  • October: Finalists are invited to participate in the Sound On Sound SynthFest UK in the UK and also in Music China including the User Choice Awards competition

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