AnalogPlanet and Stereophile at EISA 2018, Antwerp, Belgium

EISA is the European Imaging and Sound Association. Founded more than 35 years ago by a few European magazine editors, it has since expanded to incorporate audio, video and home theater.

Each year, members (mostly magazine editors) from around Europe gather for four days of non-stop product demonstrations. Review samples sent later are tested and evaluated after which members vote. Winners get to put the blue EISA logo on their products. Perhaps you've seen it on something you've purchased.

The current EISA President is Paul Miller, editor of the British audio magazine Hi-Fi News. He's also head of AVTech, parent company of Stereophile, Sound&Vision,, and

This year EISA expanded beyond Europe to include representatives from Asia, Australia and The United States, which is how AnalogPlanet editor Michael Fremer got to this year's event held in Antwerp, Belgium.

This video shows you a small part of the four day event.