Map Released of the Expanded 2018 NAMM Show Campus

Friday, August 11th, 2017

NAMM_hdrThe 2018 NAMM Show will offer exhibitors and attendees the largest expanded campus in the show’s history when the doors open January 25-28, 2018 in Anaheim, CA. The Show, which annually gathers over 100,000 attendees from 139 countries and regions, will take on a new look in the form of communities across the show floor, including expanded event technology and pro audio areas; the addition of a new building, Anaheim Convention Center North (ACC North); as well as a new education and professional development campus, curated by a variety of industry leading experts in their respective fields.

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IMSTA FESTA Toronto Returning to Ryerson University in October

Monday, July 24th, 2017

IMSTA FESTAThe fourth annual IMSTA FESTA Toronto show will head back to Ryerson University on Saturday Oct. 14, 2017.  Presented by the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA) and the SAE Institute, IMSTA FESTA events will be held in Chicago, New York, and Berlin, in addition to Toronto, and showcase the latest music-making and production technologies as well as educational seminars and keynotes speeches and Q&As.

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Summer NAMM Provides Opportunities to Enhance Businesses, Make Meaningful Connections

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Summer NAMM Show Opening at Music City Center (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for NAMM)

Summer NAMM Show Opening at Music City Center (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for NAMM)

As a platform to develop new business strategies, connect with industry peers, and to springboard into a successful second-half of the year and the all-important holiday sales season, the 2017 Summer NAMM Show welcomed a plethora of buyers, exhibitors, artists, industry veterans, and music professionals last week at Music City Center in Nashville  from July 13-15. The annual show drew crowds of industry pros seeking to invest in their businesses and gain a competitive advantage in today’s dynamic marketplace.

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Check Out the Canadian Exhibitors, Special Events & More at Summer NAMM 2017

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
Music City Center (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images for NAMM)

Music City Center (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images for NAMM)

The 2017 Summer NAMM Show is ready to take over the Music City Center in Nashville, TN from July 13-15.

Among the hundreds of exhibitors, who will be showcasing over 1,600 different brands, are a host of Canadian companies, which Canadian Music Trade has highlighted below. Of course, show favourites, such as the Top 100 Dealer Awards and NAMM U educational sessions are returning where attendees can learn best practices and other tricks to help them boost their businesses ahead of the back-to-school and holiday shopping seasons.

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ESTA Announces New Alliance with NAMM for 2018 Show

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 19:  A general view of atmosphere at the 2017 NAMM Show Opening Day at Anaheim Convention Center on January 19, 2017 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAMM)

(Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAMM)

The Entertainment Services and Technology Association (ESTA) has announced an alliance with the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) to work with them in expanding the NAMM Show to include a special focus on the live event technology community. The show annually welcomes more than 100,000 professional attendees from 139 countries.

This opportunity was made possible by the addition of a new building coming online at the Anaheim Convention Center, where the show is held every January. The additional space will allow The 2018 NAMM Show to offer the event technology industry a diverse show floor, robust professional education, and a series of relevant networking events.

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AES to Join The 2018 NAMM Show in New Format: AES at NAMM

Thursday, May 11th, 2017
ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 19:  A general view of atmosphere at the 2017 NAMM Show Opening Day at Anaheim Convention Center on January 19, 2017 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAMM)

ANAHEIM, CA – JANUARY 19: A general view of atmosphere at the 2017 NAMM Show Opening Day at Anaheim Convention Center on January 19, 2017 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAMM)

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) and The Audio Engineering Society (AES) have announced a new collaborative alliance which will integrate pro audio educational training activities related to live sound, performance audio, recording technology and other topics into The 2018 NAMM Show, running from Jan. 25-28 in Anaheim, CA.

As part of the integration and affiliation, “AES at NAMM” will establish a new format for this part of the AES’s West Coast presence in 2018. The organization’s technical sessions, expert speaker presentations, hands-on workshops and tutorials, as well as networking events and social opportunities will join as a segment of The NAMM Show’s professional development offerings for music and pro audio professionals.

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