News Releases

October 8, 2014

NAMM TEC Awards Celebrates 30 Years and Inducts Nathan East & Ed Cherney into its Hall of Fame

The NAMM Foundation will induct revered engineer -mixologist Ed Cherney and bassist Nathan East into the NAMM TEC Awards Hall of Fame during the 30th Annual...

October 1, 2014

Live from Anaheim: The 2015 NAMM Show, January 22-25

Registration opens today for NAMM members planning to attend the 2015 NAMM Show. The world’s largest trade-only event for the music products industry returns to the...

September 18, 2014

Increased Attendance Marks Third Edition of NAMM Musikmesse Russia and Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia

NAMM Musikmesse Russia
International Fair for Musical Instruments, Sheet Music, Music Production and Music Business Connections
11 to 14 September 2014, Sokolniki Exhibition and...

September 8, 2014

Steve Wozniak to Chat Innovation and Creativity at the 2015 NAMM Show

The 2015 NAMM Show, held January 22-25 in Anaheim, CA, will resonate with insights from entrepreneurs within and beyond the music industry including Apple co-founder, Steve "Woz" Wozniak. The engineering icon will open...

September 8, 2014

NAMM Foundation Inspires Adults to Just PLAY during National AARP Event

The NAMM Foundation fostered musical inspiration at the AARP ‘Ideas @ 50+’ National Event held Sept. 4-6 in San Diego. The Foundation and NAMM members enticed thousands of adults...

September 2, 2014

Community Music Programs Enhance Brain Function In At-Risk Children

A new Northwestern University study funded by the NAMM Foundation provides the first direct evidence that a community music program for at-risk youth has a biological effect on children’s developing nervous systems. Two years of...

August 18, 2014

NAMM's Museum of Making Music Benefit Supports ‘Access to Music’

The Museum of Making Music (MoMM), a division of the NAMM Foundation, raised more than $42, 000 at its annual gala benefit, which featured a powerful performance by celebrated slide...

August 13, 2014

John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Rolls Into NAMM Foundation’s ‘Best Communities’ to Support Music Education

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is gearing up for two-day fall residencies with students in seven of the NAMM Foundation’s Best Communities for Music Education. Along with the bus visit, the schools will...

August 4, 2014

Just Play! NAMM Foundation’s New PSA “Brings More to Life”

The NAMM Foundation’s 2014 public service announcement (PSA) titled “Bring More to Life” is now playing for potential music makers worldwide. The second TV-ready PSA in the...

July 31, 2014

Music Business and Education Students Invited to Apply for NAMM’s President’s Innovation Award

The NAMM Foundation encourages students preparing for careers in the music products industry to apply for the NAMM President’s...

July 20, 2014

Revitalized Summer NAMM Builds Optimism and Opportunities

Spurred by a promising first half of the year, NAMM members rolled into Nashville’s Music City Center July 17-19 ready to find new ways to grow. With increased buying power, a bigger show footprint, and live music performances,...

July 18, 2014

The Candyman Strings & Things Named ‘Dealer of the Year’ at NAMM’s Top 100 Dealer Awards

The Candyman Strings & Things of Santa Fe, NM is the 2014 ‘Dealer of the Year,’ awarded by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) at the fourth annual Top 100 Dealer Awards. At the July 18 awards event held...

July 16, 2014

Committee Plans New Version of NAMM Standards for 2015

At this year's Summer NAMM show in Nashville, NAMM’s Ad-Hoc Technology Committee concluded another round of face-to-face meetings.   

The committee has approved a plan to revise and release a new...

July 14, 2014

NAMM Global Report Arms Members with Vital Music Industry Sales Figures

NAMM members can track the state of the music products industry with the 2014 NAMM Global Report, now available on The annual publication created...

July 1, 2014

Live Music Lights up the Days (and Nights) at Summer NAMM

Come for the trade show; stay for the fun. Summer NAMM packs three days and nights of can’t-miss events, live music, and networking opportunities into the days in Music City. Held July 17-19 at Nashville’s Music City Center...


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