Timeline / Fact Sheet The On-Stage Timeline 2015 Jan: TMP/On-Stage showcases 30 new products at Winter NAMM 2014 Jan: u-mount Power Banks receives a Best in Show award in the “Best Accessory/Add-On” category at Winter NAMM 2015 2014 Dec: On-Stage Worldwide featured in Music Trades Global Sales Statistics issue Nov: TMP/On-Stage featured in the Music & Sound Retailer in The Power of the Add-On cover story Aug: On-Stage Donates Gear to Hartford Camp Jam Aug: TMP begins expansion of its headquarters in Berlin, CT. Part of the expansion includes a more collaborative floor plan, an experience room, a dedicated photography studio and video production studio. Aug: TMP participates in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge July: TMP/On-Stage showcases 10 new products at Summer NAMM 2014 June: On-Stage exhibits at Sweetwater's Gearfest for the first time Mar: On-Stage's Facebook page hits 1000 likes/followers March: As part of a social media promotion, On-Stage gives away a $3500 prize pack to Ashford School in Ashford, CT for Music in our Schools month Jan: The On-Stage Distributor of the Year award was presented to SF Marketing Jan: On-Stage presented Sweetwater Sound with the 2013 Dealer of the Year award Jan: u-mount Lighting Arms receives a Best in Show award in the “Gotta Stock It” category at Winter NAMM 2014 Jan: TMP/On-Stage showcases 40 new products at Winter NAMM 2014 Jan: TMP/On-Stage commences it's 35th Anniversary 2013 On-Stage Presents Its First Annual 'Dealer of the Year' Award to Musical Fulfillment Services at Winter NAMM 2013 TMP receives two nominations in the 27th Annual Music & Sound Awards; Best Guitar Accessory - GS6000B Mighty Uke Stand, and 2012 Representative of the Year - Jim Mingo TMP Rep Jim Mingo awarded 2012 Representative of the Year, in the 27th Annual Music & Sound Awards TMP/On-Stage Stands named among Hartford's Finest in May 1 issue of the Hartford Advocate. On-Stage raffles off a grand prize On-Stage Scooter at Summer NAMM as a part of the "Buy a Bundle, Save a Bundle" contest and promotion. Congrats to Skip's Music on winning! TMP West warehouse moves to Riverside, CA, increasing its square footage and loading docks. The Music People, Inc. recognized in the Hartford Courant - "Music Equipment Middleman Grows In Tough Times" 2012 TMP East warehouse moves to Cheshire, CT, doubling its square footage and loading docks. On-Stage Distribution established to handle new and existing MI brands A new OSS Sales Team is developed to focus on sales of its proprietary stands and accessories Winter NAMM U-Mount is revealed and wins Best of Show-"Best Accessory" Summer NAMM- Mighty Uke stand is introduced and wins Best of Show- "Gotta Stock it" TMP Central Warehouse is expanded from 10,000 to 15,000 square feet Sales to the Chinese domestic market begin 2011 13,000 square foot Mei Fan Warehouse is opened in Ningbo China Sharon Hennessey named to NAMM Board On-Stage Stands being sold in 54 countries TMP Central distribution center opened Hartford Courant/Fox CT Top Workplaces Award 2009 Our Chinese sister company is founded Ningbo Mei Fan International Trading Company DrumFire reintroduced with acoustic drum sets 2008 Hennessey Guitar Parts introduced Second Supplier Excellence Award On-Stage Stands ships 2 million units 2007 First featured in The Music Trades Music Industry Census 2006 TMP Pro Distribution division established 2005 First Supplier Excellence Award On-Stage Sticks introduced 2004 Berlin, CT headquarters opened 2000 Retail-ready packaging introduced 1992 West Coast distribution center opened 1989 Offered retailers 16 pro audio brands 1985 Began distributing the full Shure microphone line 1984 DrumFire drum synths introduced 1982 West Hartford, CT office opened 1979 The Music People, Inc. established On-Stage Stands established Double and triple guitar stands manufactured in Hartford, CT HotWires brand established Policy & Agreement
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