SSR Manchester - SSR Manchester Freshers' Fair


SSR Manchester Freshers' Fair

SSR Manchester - 12pm to 5pm
The main event in our Freshers' Week programme will be our Freshers Fair, taking place on Thursday 15th September between 12pm and 5pm.

We have invited a selection of key SSR partners and related brands to set up shop in our studiosand computer suites for the day.

This is your chance to meet and start building relationships with companies including Ableton, Adam Audio, AMS Neve, Avid / Pro Tools, Read Audio, Genelec, DPA Microphones, API Audio, Steinberg & more.

Exhibiting companies will be showcasing and demonstrating some of their latest products, running special competitions and giveaways, answering questions, delivering talks, workshops and more.

Games Room

Our Games department will be taking over our Green Room next to reception. Expect a big screen PS4 tournament, free play on the retro arcade machine, try out the Oculus Rift VR unit and check out some live Game Art design from our tutor Brad Harris!

Confirmed Exhibitors
  • Ableton
  • Adam Audio
  • AMS Neve
  • API Audio
  • Avid / Pro Tools
  • DPA Microphones
  • Genelec
  • Production Room
  • PMC Monitoring
  • Read Audio
  • Source Distribution
  • Sound Network
  • Steinberg
Scroll down for details on what each company will be doing during the day and keep checking back as more info will be added when confirmed.

Marshall Jefferson Guest Lecture

Ahead of his performance for us at Eastern Bloc Records during the evening (you're all invited!), Prism Sound have arranged for Marshall Jefferson to deliver an exclusive guest lecture for us in Spirit Studio during the day.

Click here for further information and to register a seat.

Photobooth - ID Pictures

During the day we will also have a special Photobooth setup in the building that all new academic (that's UCLan, University of Bolton & Accrington & Rossendale courses) students will be required to visit to get your SSR ID picture taken. Further details of this will have been included in your induction information.


Ableton will have two Certified Trainers in attendance and will be demoing the new features of Live 9.7 and Push 2, and will also be offering an exclusive (and very good) bundle price for any students looking to purchase a Push with Ableton Live 9 Suite.

Steinberg Sessions

Steinberg will be running a series of master classes with their instructors throughout the day and offering plenty of tips and advice for producers. Click here for further details:

Sound Network will be representing DPA Microphones and showcasing some of their lovely mics and products. Make sure you pop in and test them out for yourselves!

Read Audio will be offering a free impressions service for anyone looking to invest in some custom moulded hearing protection.

Source Distribution & Production Room will be representing API Audio and Genelec, showcasing and demonstrating some of their latest products. Production Room will also be presenting their student services and discount schemes.

Adam Audio will be bringing along a selection of monitors for you to check out and listen to.

Avid will be discussing all things Pro Tools, presenting their student services and running an exclusive competition.

AMS Neve will be based in Spirit Studio and will be bringing one of their Genesys Black consoles along for the day. Make sure you head up to see them and get hands on with this awesome console under guidance from Neve staff.

PMC will be showcasing three sets of their PMC Active loudspeakers.

More details TBC...

We look forward to seeing you all there.
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