Sennheiser and Wilkhahn Discuss Workplace Design & Audio at SoHo Pop-Up Store Mar. 9

In light of a continually evolving workplace increasingly dependent on collaboration, efficiency and smart design, audio specialist Sennheiser and German furniture manufacturer Wilkhahn will explore ‘The Intersection of Workplace Design and Audio’ during an exclusive panel to be held at the audio specialist’s SoHo pop-up store location on March 9th between 2pm and 6pm.

The event will feature an informed panel consisting of industry leaders Andy Niemann, Director Business Communication, Sennheiser; Simone Vingerhoets – Ziesmann, CEO of Wilkhahn; and Robert Badenoch, Associate Principal of TAD Associates. The event will be introduced by Sennheiser Co-CEO Daniel Sennheiser and moderated by Dawn Birr, Global Commercial Manager, Audio Recording, Sennheiser. The vibrant discussion will cover the following areas:

• ‘The Future of the Workplace’ from multiple perspectives

• Mobile devices, integrated systems, and ‘the spaces between’

• The ‘collision’ among consumer electronics, architectural acoustics and IT

• Audiovisual design for the modern workplace

• The changes occuring from corner offices to co-working spaces

• Adapting to various working behaviors and preferences, including generational

Directly following the panel, Sennheiser will provide a demo of its AMBEO 9.1 Surround System, Team Connect Wireless System, Team Connect Ceiling System, and a variety of Professional and Consumer audio products.

• Who: Sennheiser and Wilkhahn

• What: ‘The Future of the Workplace: The Intersection of Workplace Design and Audio’

• Where: Sennheiser, 134 Prince Street, SoHo (cross Wooster or W. Broadway)

• When: Thursday, March 9, 2017, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Simone Vingerhoets-Ziesmann

Since April 2015, Simone Vingerhoets-Ziesmann has lead Wilkhahn, a worldwide leader in German designed and engineered premium office and conferencing furniture.

Robert Badenoch

Over the course of his career Robert Badenoch has cultivated a multi-disciplinary expertise in audiovisual, acoustics, and converged systems design. His experience spans a wide array of vertical markets including cultural, education, corporate, government/military, hospitality, and healthcare.

Andy Niemann

Andy Niemann spearheads Sennheiser’s Business Communications segment, overseeing a team that provides a comprehensive portfolio of innovative solutions for the corporate market across a broad range of applications in four key areas – personal communication, meeting & conferencing, presentation, visitor information and assistive listening.

Registration is required, and attendance will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. For registration information, please visit:

About Sennheiser

Audio specialist Sennheiser is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and wireless transmission systems. Based in Wedemark near Hanover, Germany, Sennheiser operates its own production facilities in Germany, Ireland and the USA and is active in more than 50 countries. With 19 sales subsidiaries and long-established trading partners, the company supplies innovative products and cutting-edge audio solutions that are optimally tailored to its customers’ needs. Sennheiser is a family owned company that was founded in 1945 and which today has 2,750 employees around the world that share a passion for audio technology. Since 2013, Sennheiser has been managed by Daniel Sennheiser and Dr. Andreas Sennheiser, the third generation of the family to run the company. As part of the Sennheiser Group, the joint venture Sennheiser Communications A/S is specialized in wireless and wired headsets and speakerphones for contact centers, offices and Unified Communications environments as well as headsets for gaming and mobile devices. In 2015, the Sennheiser Group had sales totaling €682 million.

About Wilkhahn

Wilkhahn is a global, family-run company that creates innovative and dynamic office and conference furniture that encourages well-being, health, creativity, and performance. Founded in 1907 and headquartered in Bad Münder, Germany, Wilkhahn is renowned for its high-value, long-lasting designs and more than 20-year commitment to social and environmental sustainability. The company’s pioneering innovations, which began with modern classics including the FS-Line chair and Confair collection of conferencing products, has continued with the multi-purpose Chassis chair, the Graph conference range, and three-dimensional ON and IN chairs. ON was recognized with the sought-after “Best of Competition” award at NeoCon in 2010 and IN received the “Gold Award” in the “Seating: Ergonomic Desk/Task” category at NeoCon in 2015. For more information, please visit Follow Wilkhahn on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.