In September 29, 2016
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Sound Creations Ltd. successfully installed a sound system to support deliberations at IGAD’s 28th Extra Ordinary Summit held on 13th September 2016 in Mogadishu, Somalia. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is an eight -country trade bloc in Africa.



The summit was chaired by IGAD chairman and Prime Miflagsnister Hailemariam Desalegn  of Ethiopia. Special focus was placed on political and security progress of Somalia, the country’s upcoming 2016 elections and political crisis in South Sudan.


The occasion was graced by heads of states including President Kenyatta of Kenya; President Mohamud of Somalia; and President Museveni of Uganda;  as well as state officials including  Mahamoud Ali Youssouf, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Djibouti; Ambassador Mohamed Yousif, Ambassador of Sudan to Somalia;  and executive Secretary of IGAD. Also present were   representatives of the United Nations, the African Union Commission, the League of Arab States and the European Union.

The summit was a very historic occasion for Somalia as affirmed by Somalia’s Foreign Minister Abdisalam Omer Hadliye, “It is the first time Mogadishu or Somalia in general hosts such a high-level summit for more than 30 years. We see it as a historic signal and message to the world saying, Somalia is coming back.”

venue-long-shotWith respect to the global prominence of this event , the audio quality could not be compromised. Sound Creations Ltd. was called upon to install an audio system that would ensure highest  clarity and audibility. The company acoustically treated the venue with  Rockwool Prolox SL950 sound absorption  panels.  The acoustic treatment  was complemented by a sound system comprising of ITC T 208A ceiling speakers and  ITC T240BU amplifier. Signal was picked using Shure BLX 288E/PG58 and BLX24E/PG58 wireless microphone and was moderated using Allen & Heath ZED 420 mixer. Sollatek SVS 20 Amps was installed to stabilize power. The lead Project’s Manager  Mr. Erick Ngali trained the hotel’s sound operators for two days after which they were commissioned to operate the system. The system delivered an outstanding  audio experience as befits such a high profile event.




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