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LAS VEGAS; ญญญญญญญญญญKen Foster, RPT*, of Sandy, Utah
among more then 700 attendees, including piano service specialists,
manufacturers and suppliers, who attended an international convention and
educational institute June 26-30th.
53rd Piano Technicians Guild Convention and Technical Institute feature
classes, award ceremonies, a trade show and entertainment. The overall
impression? Optimism about the future of the piano industry.
are getting better, “ said Allan Gilreath, RPT, President of the Piano
Technicians Guild. “Many challenges remain but with challenges come
opportunities. What’s making the difference for PTG members is a commitment to
continuing education through events like this. It’s combining the best of the
new with a basic commitment to quality customer service that results in
sold-out trade show included piano manufacturers and other industry related companies showing
off the latest piano models, supplies and tools. Convention attendees were
treated to concerts, receptions, breakfasts and luncheons. Major sponsors
included Abel Hammer, Brooks LTD., Kawai, PLC Insurance, Reyburn CyberTuner, The Randy Potter School of
Piano Technology and Yamaha.
level of support from our attendees, sponsors and exhibitors was tremendous,”
said Barbara Cassaday, PTG Executive Director. “What’s especially gratifying is the number of
companies and people who joined us this year after being away for awhile. It’s
good to know that the piano industry looks upon us as a place to turn to meet
2011 Piano Technicians Guild Convention will take place in Kansas City, Mo. The Piano Technicians
Guild is the world’s premier source of piano service expertise. It promotes the
highest possible standards of piano service by providing opportunities for
professional development, by recognizing technical competence through
examinations and by advancing the interests of its more then 4,000 members.
Piano Technicians Guild grants the Registered Piano Technician (RPT) credential
after a series of rigorous examinations that test skill in piano tuning,
regulation and repair.
For more information on Ken, visit his
web site at: KenFoster.com
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