The Sights and Sounds of Summer NAMM

Summer NAMM was filled with exciting exhibits, lively entertainment and powerful education. Check out the photo gallery to see it all!

2014 NAMM Top 100 Dealer Award Winners Celebrated

The Candyman Strings & Things of Santa Fe, N.M., 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 during the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, eight additional awards were presented to retailers. The ‘Dealer of the Year’ and other category winners are chosen from among NAMM’s Top 100 Dealers, named earlier this year.

2014 Music Industry Day Is Saturday

On Saturday, July 19, Summer NAMM opens its doors to musicians, music lovers and pro-light, audio and staging professionals in Music City. The day presents the opportunity for these enthusiasts to demo the gear of tomorrow, network with music industry leaders, designers and artists, and enjoy live performances and music workshops. The day features a full schedule of events, including music by 5-time Emmy winner Jonathan Jackson and local favorite Greg Bates on the NAMM Acoustic Nation Stage.

Live Music Happening All Day at the Show

Check out the NAMM Acoustic Nation Stage in the lobby outside Hall A for great live music!

2014 Summer NAMM Is Now Open

After busy days of show setup for the 438 exhibitors, 2014 Summer NAMM is now open in Nashville's Music City Center. The show kicked off with pre-show events on Wednesday, including the day-long "Retail Boot Camp" for buyers, and "Insight," a special night of song and words featuring Vince Gill, Tom Bedell and Vince's band, The Players.

Make Sure You Know the Show Floor Selling Policy

Summer NAMM is a trade event and does not support over-the-counter sales (cash, check or credit card) involving the collection of associated taxes. Therefore, only business orders for future billing, payment and delivery are permitted. NAMM reserves the right to close your booth if there is evidence of over-the-counter sales taking place.

It's Not Too Late to Register—Join the Industry at Summer NAMM

Summer NAMM is around the corner, bringing together three days of exhibits, entertainment and education in Nashville's state-of-the art Music City Center. Have you registered for your badges? Be sure to register and make any changes to existing badges so you can skip the lines at the show.

From Morning to Night, Concerts and Performances Take Center Stage

From live music throughout the day on the NAMM Acoustic Nation Stage to the NAMM at Night lineup, including the 4th Annual NAMM Top 100 Dealer Awards, Summer NAMM is packed with plenty of entertainment. Check out the full schedule of Concerts and Performances now so you can plan ahead to make the most of your time in Nashville!