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2018 International Show Report

Music China 2018

Oct. 10th-13th, 2018

The Music China 2018 finished successfully.
Thank you very much for visiting our booth during the show.
Many visitors checked our new products and showed interests in them.
Especially our new brand “Tiny Boy Bass” booth had been bustling with many visitors.
The tiny size and the powerful sound attracted so many people.
Everyone tested sound and liked it very much.

HOSCO and GOTOH Booth Big Island Ukulele Booth
The live Performance by Mr. William
(He is an ukulele player from Beijing.)
Tiny Boy Bass Booth
Many visitors were surprised at its quality. We introduced Tiny Boy Bass for the first time at the Music China.

The Musikmesse 2018

Jan. 25-28, 2018

Thank you very much for visiting our booth at the Musikmesse 2018.
According to the final report from Messe Frankfurt, the numbers of exhibitors were 1,803 from 56 countries or regions (Last year: 1,794 from 55 countries or regions),
and the numbers of visitors were approx.. 90,000 from 152 countries or regions.
(Last year: 92,022 from 144 countries or regions)
Please note that these numbers are not for Musikmesse only and include the numbers of Prolight + Sound as well.
You will see what our booth was like from the following photos.

HOSCO Booth

Whole view of Hosco booth at Musikmesse 2018

HOSCO Booth

It was great to meet you there.

Step Gauges (PAT.PEND.)

The most useful tool for set-up ever. It’s definitely must-have!

Relic series from Gotoh® and
Master Relic Collection from Hosco

Look like genuine vintage parts!

GOTOH® SGi510 baby tuners.

Compact size between SGS510 and Stealth keys. The prototypes of double bass tuners were displayed, too.

GOTOH® tuners with “Ergonomic” wooden buttons.

Once you touch the buttons, you could not use the other buttons.

Big Island ukuleles.

Beautiful sound attracted visitors’ attention.

Guardian Bass.

The special aluminum frames inside of the neck and body make an incredible sound.
For those who are interested in having the best bass.

TinyBoy Short scale bass (Prototype).

Everyone was surprised at a genuine thick bass sound from the mini bass!

The NAMM Show 2018

Jan. 25-28, 2018

Thank you very much for visiting our booth at the NAMM 2018. It was great to see you again there. The NAMM 2018 had many changes like adding a new industry which is called ACC North for live sound and moving many booths to new locations. There were many visitors and we had much good responses on our products, so we could say that the show was successful. We will show you some of our new products that we had good reputation during the show.

Step Gauge (Patent Pending)

We had much more great reputation than we expected. The first batch will become available within this month. For the detailed information of the Step Gauge, please refer to the link below.
Step Gauge Page

Retro Tone Pickups

The Jazzmaster Pickup is already well-known in Japan, but a new brand in the other countries. Try it now!

Ergonomic buttons installed on Gotoh tuners

The unique shape to fit any kinds of guitar headstocks. Sophisticated form, and rounded edges provided very smooth feeling to my fingers Ebony and Pau Ferro are available at the moment. Exclusively supplied by Hosco

Baby510 was born!

It is called SGi510 and it is small and light. It could be used to ukuleles, 12-string guitars, and so on.

Master Relic Collection / GOTOH Relic Series

Everyone likes the quality of the relic parts very much and many visitors wanted to buy them. Gotoh added the relic bass parts into their product lineup.

Carbon-O-Lite Series

Super Light! These carbon parts will become available in around April.

2017 International Show Report

Music China 2017

Oct. 11-14, 2017

Thank you very much for visting our booth during Music China 2017.
As you know, many things have been changing so fast in China and
the show has been increasing presence in the musical instrument indusrty.
If you have not attended Music China yet, you should leave dates open on your schedule
from now and attend the show next year.
In that case please don’t forget to drop by our booth!

Here are some photos of our booth at Music China 2017.

Many visitors played the Big Island ukuleles that have impressive Honu-shaped headstock. HOSCO and GOTOH products
are popular stably.
We had many inquiries for Groobars and everyone liked it.
Nut File Set and Sanding Blocks for ukulele will be available in 2018.
The new products for 2017 have had
a good start.
Some of them will be good-selling products!
GOTOH machine heads
There is no compromise for quality at all.
Machine heads for contrabass
(Prototype from GOTOH)
One is made of carbon, another is
made of brass.

The Palm EXPO 2017

May 26-29, 2017

HOSCO Booth
HOSCO name is getting popular in China market and many guitar builders and factories contacted us. Specially,Fret Polishing Rubbers, Fret Files, Fingerboard Radius & String Action Gauge and Fret Leveling File were popular at the booth.

Big Island Booth
We had introduced new Slotted Head Models of the Big Island Ukuleles for the first time.
Beijing local players supported us with their demonstration.
They took the audience with thier high skilled performance.

HOSCO Booth HOSCO Original Tools
Big Island Booth Live Performance at the booth
New Slotted Models Regular Models

musikmesse 2017

Apr. 5 - Apr. 8, 2017

Thank you very much for coming to our booth at the Musikmesse!
Our new products attracted visitors’ attention so much.
Especially, new series of relic parts, new tools like diamond sheets and plates,
and Big Island electric uku basses.
These new products will become popular this year.
Also, Gotoh has started a custom shop for OEM production.
They could build virtually anything that you dream of.

Whole view of our booth New series of relic parts close to genuine vintage appearance
New tools. Carving knife and Groobars (Tool for making nut slots) were also displayed. Everyone who played the uku bass liked it very much.
The other Big Island ukuleles were checked by many visitors. Gotoh carbon parts. OEM production is always welcomed.

The NAMM Show 2017

Jan. 19 - Jan. 22, 2017

The NAMM show 2017 finished very successfully.
Thank you very much for visiting our booth during the show.
We could meet many customers and introduce our new products there.
We will start to prepare for the next Musikmesse 2017 at the beginning of April.

Various kinds of Big Island ukuleles were displayed and many visitors were eager to purchase the samples. GOTOH Carbon Parts !
One of the most popular samples at the booth !
GOTOH Relic Parts.
Getting popular more and more.
HOSCO Relic Parts.
Some of new relic parts were added.
Trying to expand the A.A.A. cases all over the world! “Good balance of Light-weight and Heavy-duty” HOSCO New Knives, Original Buttons, and Bamboo fingerboard. The Bamboo fingerboard might be able to substitute for rosewood.

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