Switzerland: The city of Davos, high up in the Swiss mountains, is not only famous for hosting the World Economic Forum (WEF) but is also one of the most popular winter sports resorts in Europe. Right in the centre of the city the Vaillant Arena is among the most beautiful hockey stadiums in the world, and home of the famous Spengler Cup.
In 1980 the arena got its first roof (after 60 years in the open air) while over the years the audio system grew to become to a patchwork of dozens of different speakers in many different sizes, positioned in all possible corners of the roof and truss. However, in 2009 the local audio company Phil’s Concert and Showtechnique GmbH was hired to plan a brand new system, based around EAW components, which would replace the old hybrid. More »Tags: Audio, eaw, stadia, switzerland