Badge registration is currently open for the 2018 edition of The NAMM Show, running Jan. 25-28, 2018 in Anaheim, CA. This edition is sure to be NAMM’s biggest yet as the show looks to significantly increase the pro audio, lighting, and staging industry presence thanks to a newly-expanded convention centre, partnerships with AES, ESTA, and The Parnelli Awards, and more.
Frederick was widely loved in the Canadian MI and drum communities, with a long career that saw him spend time at Erikson Music, Direct Music Supply, and then at Ayotte Drums as VP of business development from before joining SFM in 2013.
The 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.
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.
Sounds Distribution has announced its new management structure following the sudden passing of company president Rohan Persaud in May 2017.
“Our review over the past four weeks allowed us to better understand our strategy, goals and business needs, and resulted in a change in how our management team is structured,” the company said in its announcement to clients and customers.
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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.