Rocky Mountain Audio Fest
October 2-4, 2020
Denver, CO
Fri-Sat: 10-6, Sun: 10-4

General Rocky Mountain International Audio Fest Information

What is the name and address of the show venue?

Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center
6700 North Gaylord Rockies Boulevard
Aurora, Colorado 80019, 720-452-6900
Please click here to make sleeping room reservations. 

Thursday (Industry Day; not open to the public), October 1, 2020: 10am to 6pm
Friday, October 2, 2020: 10am to 6pm
Saturday, October 3, 2020: 10am to 6pm
Sunday, October 4, 2020: 10am to 4pm

Do you have the dates for future RMAF Events?

October 8-10, 2021 (October 7 is Industry Day; not open to the public)

How long has RMAF been around?

The first RMAF was held in October 2004. This year RMAF will celebrate 17 years of bringing the ultimate in high-end audio to Denver. RMAF is considered to be the best consumer high-end audio show in North America.

Who attends RMAF?

Attendees are music lovers, audiophiles, DIYers, videophiles, technophiles, students and teachers congregating in Denver to see the latest innovations in sound. Many attendees are looking for a system and will seize this opportunity to compare brands, quality, and features before committing to a purchase.

Who exhibits at RMAF?

Our exhibitors are manufacturers, distributors, retailers and craftsmen from the international electronics and audio industries.

Where can I find the current exhibitor list?

Visit the online RMAF Exhibitor List for the most up-to-date exhibitor information. Click here for the searchable Exhibitor list. On-site, pick up a copy of the RMAF Directory with exhibitor information, entertainment and seminar schedules.

Where can I find the product list?

Click here to search for a specific product or manufacturer. At the bottom of the page is a link to download an excel spreadsheet with all the information from this link.

What other trendy stuff is happening at the show?

Seminars, entertainment, software and a room full of the latest headphone gear. There will be Show Specials, Product Launches, Press Releases and more surprises.

How much time should I devote to visiting RMAF?

  • Nine floors of exhibitor rooms in the main hotel, over 100 rooms to see. The furniture is removed from each room and an entire sound system is installed for your listening pleasure.
  • 20 meeting rooms have been converted to sound stages (Convention Center, Level 3);
  • HeadSpace in Colorado Ballroom A contains everything headphones (Convention Center, Level 3);
  • Vinyl, CDs, cables, connectors and miscellaneous software can be found in our Marketplace in Colorado Ballrooms B & C (Convention Center, Level 3)
You be the judge, but we recommend a weekend pass so you can come and go throughout the weekend.

Is parking available?

Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center parking fee is $18/day.

Is public transportation available?

You can take the RTD A Line from Denver International Airport or Union Station and get off at the 61st and Pena stop, where you can catch the hotel shuttle. It is 2 miles from the hotel. Information, schedules and fares can be found on the RTD website. Uber and Lyft are also available.  Please go to Uber or Lyft. You can make Lyft reservations up to 7 days in advance. RMAF strongly recommends using public transportation to avoid parking fees.

How many visitors is RMAF expecting?

RMAF generally welcomes about 4,500 visitors from over 30 countries and 49 states. RMAF is open to the public - all are welcome.

How do I find my way around?

Look for the flags outside the convention center to locate the RMAF Registration Desk. The volunteers at the registration desk can point you in the right direction. There are maps in the middle of the RMAF Directory to guide you. You can download the the Navigate Gaylord Hotels application for your convenience. Look for RMAF signage in the hallways and public spaces throughout the hotel and convention center. If you need additional assistance, please ask the volunteers at the Colorado Audio Society table or look for anyone wearing a blue badge.

Is the show directory available online or as a downloadable app?

No. RMAF uses a dynamic website and this makes an app redundant.

Are cameras allowed on the show floor?

Yes, all attendees are permitted to bring camera equipment onto the show floor. Exhibitors retain the right to restrict photography of their products or displays, and such decisions are at the discretion of the Exhibitor and are not controlled by RMAF.

Vista Montagne (Italian)
Transport yourself to Italy and enjoy our seasonally inspired Italian cuisine. Reservations Recommended. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Phone: +1 720-574-1481

Mountain Pass Sports Bar (American)
Casual menu featuring burgers, sliders, salads and draft beer. Catch a game on the 75-foot flat-panel TV. Open for lunch and dinner. Phone: +1 720-574-1470

Old Hickory Steakhouse
Specializing in Chairman’s Reserve® Premium Black Angus beef, fresh seafood, artisanal cheeses and fine wines. Reservations Recommended. Open for dinner. Phone: +1 720-574-1476

Monte Jade (Asian)
Asian Inspired cuisine. Reservations Recommended. Open for dinner. Phone: +1 720-574-1479

Pinyons
The lobby bar offers a variety of local craft beers, cocktails, wines and more. Open for dinner.

The Cocoa Bean (Coffee House)
Freshly brewed Starbucks® coffee, snacks and quick meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Rockies Marketplace
This grab-and-go marketplace offers for coffee, breakfast pastries, chef-crafted entrees, and alternative snacks. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Is there a lost and found?

You are welcome to check with the RMAF office during show hours and the hotel concierge desk anytime for your lost article.

What are the RMAF Office Hours?

Thursday, October 1, 2020 : 9:30am to 6pm
Friday, October 2, 2020 : 9:30am to 6pm
Saturday, October 3, 2020: 9:30am to 6pm
Sunday, October 4, 2020: 9:30am to 4pm

May children attend RMAF?

Yes, RMAF is open to the general public. All children are welcome. Children under 12 receive free admission but must be accompanied by an adult.

May partners attend RMAF?

Yes, partners are welcome. There is a partner outing on October 3, 2020. Partners meet in the RMAF Office at 9:30am on Saturday. Please contact Marjorie Baumert or Marcie Miller at 303-393-7918 or [email protected] with your ideas for this year's outing.

May I purchase my tickets before the show?

Yes, online registration opens  March 2, 2020  You may purchase your tickets using a credit card, and print your badge from home. Please check in at the RMAF Registration desk to receive your lanyard and badge holder. Click the Register Here button. Cash or checks ONLY are accepted at the Registration Desk during the show.

May I purchase my tickets at the show?

Yes, on-site registration is available daily ½ hour before the show opens. Payment is cash or check only.

Do Industry Affiliates need to pay to purchase a ticket?

Yes, you can purchase your ticket online or at the show. Click the Register Here button.

May I buy any equipment at the show?

Yes, exhibitors will be selling their show demo systems and show specials; others will gladly take your order and make delivery arrangements.

May I buy Vinyl, CD, DVD or Blu-Ray at RMAF?

Yes, you will find a wide selection of audio and video discs in our Marketplace, Convention Center Level 3, Colorado Ballrooms B&C. Many rare finds and collectors' items will be available.

May I bring my own music to audition equipment?

Yes, it is possible to listen to your own music on most systems, but please ask the individual exhibitor's permission.

Where can I find the entertainment schedule?

Please continue to check the website for frequent updates about live entertainment.

Entertainment Schedule

Where can I find the seminar schedule?

Please continue to check the website for frequent updates about seminars.

Seminar Schedule

Are the seminars recorded each year?

Yes, you can access them on the RMAF youtube channel. http://www.youtube.com/user/RMAudiofest

Who can I contact for more information?

Please contact Marjorie Baumert or Marcie Miller at 303-393-7918 or info at audiofest dot net.

What airport should I fly into and what are the options for ground transportation?

The Denver International Airport, code DEN.

Ground Transportation
There are several options for ground transportation from Denver International Airport. For information on ground transportation, click on FlyDenver.com. You can take the RTD A Line from Denver International Airport or Union Station. and get off at the 61st and Pena stop, where you can catch the hotel shuttle. It is 2 miles from the hotel. Information, schedules and fares can be found on the RTD website, http://rtd-denver.com.

Uber and Lyft are options used by many. Please go to Uber or Lyft. You can make Lyft reservations up to 7 days in advance. RMAF