Summer NAMM 2017 Badge Registration Opens on March 29

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Exhibit floor during the 2016 Summer NAMM (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for NAMM)

Exhibit floor during the 2016 Summer NAMM (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for NAMM)

Summer NAMM will once again return to the Music City Center in Nashville, TN from from July 13-15, 2017. For NAMM members, badge registration opens this Wednesday, March 29 at 8 a.m. PDT. Those interested must be active NAMM members to register for their free badges. If their membership is not active, they’re asked to visit NAMM’s Membership renewal page.

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Musikmesse’s Business Academy Speakers & Schedule Announced

Monday, March 27th, 2017

[Photo: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH / Pietro Sutera]

[Photo: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH / Pietro Sutera]

As in the past, the Business Academy inspired by SOMM will be a source of expert knowledge for trade visitors to Musikmesse, which is taking place from April 5-8, 2017, in Frankfurt, Germany. Over 20 impulse and keynote lectures by renowned speakers will present strategies and potential solutions to the challenges currently facing the musical instrument industry. The lectures will be held on all four days of the fair in Hall 11.1 (‘Business Area & Full-range Companies’), which is open to trade visitors only. A simultaneous translation service means all lectures will be available in German and English.

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Summer NAMM 2017 Registration Starts March 31; Top 100 Dealer Award Nominations Open March 1

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Summer NAMM Opens At Nashville's Music City CenterRegistration for 2017 Summer NAMM will open March 29 at 8 a.m. PDT. Those who plan to attend must be an active NAMM member to register for their free badges. If those whose membership is not active, visit the Membership renewal page.

Representatives from organizations that do not qualify for membership may apply for a badge to attend 2017 Summer NAMM. Applications are available for pro audio professionals and buyers representing non-member companies, venues and houses of worship, as well as music educators and music majors. Attendees must be 18 or over to attend The NAMM Show. Badge fees will apply.

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Musikmesse to Create Product Segment ‘Worlds’ at 2017 Show

Friday, February 24th, 2017
Photo: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition/Petra Welzel

Photo: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition/Petra Welzel

Musikmesse, the annual  trade fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production, and music business connections, will return to Frankfurt, Germany from April 5-8, 2017. It will provide a comprehensive overview of the latest products on the musical instrument market coupled with a complementary program of events. Tickets are now available via the Musikmesse website. Visitors who buy their admission ticket online profit from a significant discount over the price on arrival at the fair.

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Musikmesse to Create Product Segment ‘Worlds’ at 2017 Show

Friday, January 27th, 2017
2016 Musikmesse

2016 Musikmesse

Musikmesse, the annual  trade fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production, and music business connections, will return to Frankfurt, Germany from April 5-8, 2017. It will provide a comprehensive overview of the latest products on the musical instrument market coupled with a complementary program of events. Tickets are now available via the Musikmesse website. Visitors who buy their admission ticket online profit from a significant discount over the price on arrival at the fair.

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2017 NAMM Show Hosts Record Number of Exhibitors

Friday, January 27th, 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)

North America’s largest musical products event, the NAMM Show, once again took over the Anaheim Convention Center from Jan. 19-22, 2017, and this year it continued its expansion into the pro audio market.  Overall, 7,000 brands were represented by the record 1,779 exhibiting companies. There was also a two per cent growth in new exhibiting brands over last year. Overall show registration increased, primarily the result of member company badge allocations, by five per cent to 106,928 from 2016.

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