NAMM Show 2017 Badge & Hotel Registration Now Open

Monday, July 18th, 2016

NAMM plazaBadge registration and hotel bookings for the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA is now open. The show will return to the Anaheim Convention Center from Jan. 19-22, 2017.

Last year a record 101,726 attendees explored products from more than 1,700 exhibitors showcasing over 6,000 brands. Plus, attendees were able to choose from 120+ educational sessions and 150+ networking events.

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GerrAudio to Present Two DPA Microphones Workshops with Gabriel Antonini

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
Gabriel Antonini

Gabriel Antonini

GerrAudio has announced it will co-host two separate events featuring Gabriel Antonini from DPA Microphones.

Day 1 (July 19) Gabriel will be part of The Sound Summit – Toronto. Co-sponsored by DPA, LectroSonic, K-Tek and SoundDevices, The Sound Summit travels across North America and is focused on Location Sound. Experts from each of the sponsoring companies will be on-hand.


Registration & Housing Opens For Summer NAMM 2016

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Registration and housing is now open for Summer NAMM 2016, which will be held June 23-25 at Nashville’s Music City Center.

(Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images for NAMM)

(Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images for NAMM)

“Many members tell us that Summer NAMM is important to them as they plan their inventory ahead of the busy fall and holiday selling seasons,” says Joe Lamond, president and CEO of NAMM. “The industry is in a prime position for growth and opportunity and we are committed to providing this affordable mid-year gathering to further the prosperity of our community music store members and the exhibitors who support their success.”


3rd Annual March for Music Therapy Set For March 20th

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

11 MarchMarch is National Music Therapy Awareness Month.  To celebrate, the Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund (CMTTF), in partnership with The Canadian Association for Music Therapy (CAMT), will host the 3rd Annual March for Music Therapy in communities across Canada on March 20, 2016.

The March for Music Therapy is a grassroots, family and community-focused national event. The March happens on Sunday March 20, 2016, across Canada in four major cities – Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montréal. Participants march up to 5 km to raise funds and awareness for music therapy. All Marches end with a fun community event in celebration of the Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund’s efforts to provide music therapy services to underserved populations. Online registration for individuals and teams can be found at


Musikmesse Announces New Concept & Festival For 2016

Thursday, February 11th, 2016
2015 MM PLS

[Photo: Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH / Petra Welzel]

Organizers of the 2016 Musikmesse trade fair, which will be held April 7-10 in Frankfurt, Germany, are introducing new offers for retailers and distributors with the goal of strengthening the trade fair’s position as a business platform. They’ve also introduced a new thematic approach to the fair in hopes of enticing more visitor groups.


Early-Bird Registration Open for 2016 RPMDA Convention

Monday, February 1st, 2016

15 RPMDAEarly-bird registration for the RPMDA’s 2016 convention in St. Louis, MO is officially open and will remain so until Feb. 15, 2016 when prices go up.

The convention hotel is the historic Chase Park Plaza where the rooms have been recently updated. In addition, the hotel also boasts a movie theatre, pool and plenty of places to relax and network with industry peers, according to the organization.