HHB Communications Ltd. and its Soho-based, post-focused division Scrub have been named Avid’s EMEA Audio Top Channel Partner for 2016 – the third time in four years that the company has been recognised with this award from Avid for excellence in Pro Tools sales and support in Europe the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
HHB and Scrub have now supplied more than 100 of Avid’s S6 control surfaces to the UK’s leading broadcast, audio post and educational facilities, including ITN Productions, Goldcrest, Gorilla, ENVY, Dolby’s own in-house theatre, the University of the West of England and many more. This is in addition to upgrading the UK’s top studios to the latest Pro
Tools software and HD hardware.
The company has developed a hard-earned reputation for its expertise in Avid audio technology, and is relied upon by clients to advise, configure, install and support their Pro Tools systems, and also as a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all their professional audio equipment requirements from microphones through to monitoring.
HHB’s Technical Department is comprised of the most experienced team of specialists to provide first-line support for Avid Pro Tools HD customers, offering the services of four Avid Certified Service Representatives (ACSR). These highly trained engineers are the UK’s foremost support and maintenance personnel with the expertise to help minimise system downtime and maximise productivity.
Located at 69 Wells Street in the heart of the Soho post-production community, Scrub hosts the largest pro-audio demo facility in London, featuring a Pro Tools | S6 presented in AKA Design bespoke studio furniture, a Pro Tools | S3 control surface paired with a Pro Tools | Dock surface, Pro Tools | HDX and an immersive audio system achieved through a Genelec Experience Centre. Visitors to the space can experience a full range of immersive audio formats, covering creative sound design from the stereo and binaural sound of virtual reality to Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, with specialists available to discuss these new platforms. The 33 speakers set up are used for immersive audio, studio and installation demonstrations.
Commenting on the award, HHB Group Sales Director Steve Angel says: “On behalf of the entire team of Pro Tools sales and support specialists at HHB and Scrub, we’re proud to be recognised as Avid’s top channel partner once again in the EMEA region. We work hard to be much more than just a reseller, and are equally proud that our customers see us the place
to go for impartial advice, consultancy and technical support.”
Pictured from left to right: Tom Cordiner, Avid Senior Vice President Global Sales, Jeff Rossica, Avid President, Steve Angel, HHB Group Sales Director, Devin Workman, Scrub Sales Manager and Louis Hernandez jnr, Avid Chairman and CEO.