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Search for the 7 wonders of sound

Join the historic search for the world’s most beautiful, breathtaking and inspiring sounds. Recorded by you. Liked by you. Selected by 7 judges and heard by the world.

To enter, submit a video of your wonder of sound, on the comments section of one of our 7 wonders of sound Facebook posts.

Submit your video no later than Monday 30th November. The sound should be beautiful, interesting, memorable, and evoke good feelings and happiness.



From Monday 30th November, 2020, a panel of expert judges will select the winners and determine the official 7 Wonders of Sound. Each day another wonder of sound will then be announced until the 7 Wonders of Sound are complete. 

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Chris Hughes

Chris has achieved exceptional feedback and sustained results by combining interactive learning with the existing skills and experiences of people in all sectors at all levels; from CEO’s through to front line workersTraining is implemented using a combination of theory and practical experiential learning via workshops, conferences, 1:1’s and webinars and his memorable, easily to apply tools and techniques are easily put in to practice in the workplace. 

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Samantha Baines

Samantha Baines is an award-winning comedian, actress, broadcaster, hearing aid wearer and author of Harriet versus the Galaxy. She likes to keep busy and you may have seen her keeping busy in acting roles in Netflix’s The Crown, Call the Midwife or Silent Witness among others. If you don't like watching things, you may have heard her keeping busy presenting on BBC Radio London, BBC Radio Kent, Virgin Radio or hosting her podcast The Divorce Club. If you don't like watching or listening then you must like reading surely! Samantha has written for publications including The Guardian, Time Out, Huffington Post, Stylist Magazine, The Pool, Standard Issue and has a column in Modern Woman Magazine.


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Peter Wix

Peter Wix is editor-in-chief of the UK edition of the audiology magazine, Audio Infos. He edits and coordinates the global website Audiology World News. An old-school journalist, his career has taken in news and arts reporting on UK local papers, freelance investigative reporting for national newspapers and magazines, and writing on cinema for the past 35 years. As a journalist, translator, and communicator, he has worked in different areas of medical science and industry for over 20 years, most extensively in oral sciences and hearing health. 

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Rony Ganguly

Rony Ganguly is the Director of Pindrop Hearing and Consultant Audiologist. He is the current Chairman of the Association of Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals (AIHHP). He participates in various advisory panels for Hearing Aid manufacturers to drive quality and standards within the industry. He is a former lecturer, examiner and member of the board of examiners for the Master’s degree program in Audiological Science at University College London Ear Institute. He is also an assessor for the National School of
Healthcare Science apprenticeship scheme for hearing aid dispensers.

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Paul Surridge

Paul has been Chairman of The British Irish Hearing
Instrument Manufacturers Association for six years [BIHIMA]. 

Previously, he spent 18 years as CEO in the optical sector and over the years held senior board and management roles in advertising, manufacturing, FMCG as well as charitable Non-Exec positions. He's an avid writer, so far authoring nine stage plays.  

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Angie Aspinall

Angie Aspinall is the founder of #HearingLossHour. Launched in 2015, #HearingLossHour provides a time to talk about hearing loss, once a month on Twitter to give peer support and combat isolation.

Angie suffered SSNHL in 2011. She has written about living with hearing loss for Hearing Like Me, Limping Chicken, Hearing Times, and Access Magazine. She is a Phonak hEARo and has given talks in the UK, Ireland, and Greece on her experience of sudden hearing loss and using a CROS aid.​

After almost 20 years in local government, Angie worked in the hearing loss sector and as an accessibility consultant, co-developing and delivering 'Access for All' training for Visit England. She is now a marketing officer for a UK charity and a freelance journalist whose work features in LandScape and Coast magazines.

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Geoffry Cooling

Geoffrey (Geoff, anything else makes him nervous) Cooling is an Irish hearing aid blogger and has been involved with the hearing aid industry since 2007. He has worked in private practice dispensing hearing aids and as a manufacturer's rep. He has written two books and they are both
available on Amazon.



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