Exhibit at SonarHub 

Connect, engage, make an impact. SonarHub is a unique meeting point for the real interdisciplinary professionals that are shaping the future worldwide. This is the place to get your prototype tested; promote your project; present your company to the industry and top-level investors; place your installation; discover new initiatives; and introduce your product to a high-qualified audience, potential and final customers. 

Take part at SonarHub to:

  • Expose yourself to 50.000+ visitors
  • Create a different activation with an innovative audience
  • Test your project, prototype or product
  • Create business synergies businesses and institutions
  • Make meaningful connections with other creators
 

To find out how exhibiting at SonarHub can benefit your business, speak to a member of our partnerships team:

Universities
Hub

This is the meeting point for players involved in the future of education. The Universities Hub is dedicated to tertiary education institutions from around the world that undertake research in the fields of the creative industries, arts, innovation and technology. At Sónar+D, Universities can then showcase their projects from students or teachers at the same time as introducing innovative proposals and shape the future of creativity through the education field. 

Universities and educational institutions part of previous editions of Sónar+D: 

  • Royal College of Arts
  • Elisava - Design School
  • School for Poetic Computation
  • IED European Institute of Design
  • Aalto University

Audio
Tech Hub

This is the place for everything audio. The Audio Tech Hub is for manufacturers, companies and brands that want to test a new tool in a hands-on environment or present their latest technology to the media, investors and artists. From modular synthesizers and music production software to immersive audio applications, music instrument design and DJ equipment, join the world’s leaders in sound-technology and innovation to discover the products, software and hardware that are shaping how we make and consume music and sound. 

Businesses part of previous editions of Sónar+D: 

  • Pioneer DJ
  • Native Instruments
  • Allen & Heath
  • Roland
  • Elektron

Creative
Tech Hub

This is where creativity and technology are a must. The Creative Tech Hub at Sónar+D combines everything tech with a twist of a creativity for the truly interdisciplinary inventors. From engineers, media labs and biologists, to global platforms and open source research projects exploring the role of technology as a tool in the creative process. 

Companies and projects that have participated in previous editions of Sónar+D: 

  • Barcelona Supercomputing Centre (BSC)
  • Société des Arts Tecnologiques (SAT)
  • Google Magenta
  • Kickstarter
  • littlebits

Immersive
Hub

This is where artistic visions meet. The Immersive Hub is for brands that want to have massive visibility and showcase their vision through an immersive installation that’ll open new paths with creativity, technology and innovative thinkers. Sónar+D helps the brand to find an artist to create an installation that responds to the concept that the brand wants to show. These installations are integrated in the program as content, maximising their exposure through all the Sónar+D platforms all year round.

Brands that have been part of previous editions of Sónar+D: 

  • Nueveojos
  • Broomx
  • All Access Design
  • United Visual Artists
  • Marshmallow Laser Feast

Emerging Projects Open Call

Sónar+D opens its call for emerging talent working with prototypes and/or finished projects. All creative tech-driven projects are welcome: Sound, music, media art, VR and AR, design and digital creation or science.

If you are an organization, company or institution, apply and benefit from:
 

  • Showcasing your product or project to a creative/tech-savvy audience from over 120 countries
  • Testing your technology before going out to the market
  • Joining top-notch creators, network with industry leaders, world-class investors and make meaningful connections in a unique environment
  • Having a brand presence in the exhibition area of Sónar of 16m2 (4x4) and includes basic furniture, electricity and internet
  • 3 Delegate Passes that include full access to Sónar+D activities and access to the VIP areas at Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night

Sónar+D will subsidize the selected projects covering more than 50% of the fee.

For more details, contact us at sonard_d@sonar.es

Please note that SonarHub exhibition area will be open for three full days (18, 19 and 20 of June 2020) and that participants must be available all 3 days.

Our participants

Over 200 companies, universities, institutions and organizations have chosen our exhibition area SonarHub with prototypes, installations and products to showcase their projects.

Since 2013, Sónar+D has welcomed names such as Björk, Brian Eno, Daito Manabe, Skrillex, Ian Rogers (LVHM), Robert del Naja (Massive Attack), Ryuichi Sakamoto, Carsten Nicolai (Alva Noto), Jean Michel Jarre, James Murphy, David Cuartielles (Arduino); representatives from Google, Universal Music Group, Amazon, Mozilla Foundation, United Nations VR, ustwo games (Monument Valley), IBM Research Labs, Spotify, Microsoft Research, Vimeo and many others. Scientific Research institutions like NASA, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, ALMA Astronomical Observatory, The Long Now Foundation and universities such as Royal College of Arts, University of Arts London, Berklee IED or La Salle have participated at Sónar+D.