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July 13 - 15, 2017 · Music City Center · Nashville, TN | July 12 • Retail Boot Camp

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Register Now for 2017 Summer NAMM Badges

Make plans to attend the industry's mid-summer gathering set in the heart of Music City— Nashville, Tennessee.

Call for New NAMM Board Members

NAMM is currently seeking member suggestions of industry professionals to serve on its volunteer Board of Directors. To serve on NAMM’s Board, the candidate must be an official voting representative of an active retail or commercial NAMM member company in good standing.

The Parnelli Awards to Relocate to The 2018 NAMM Show

NAMM has formed an alliance with Timeless Communications Corp. (TCC), publisher of Projection Lights and Staging News (PLSN), Front of House (FOH) and Stage Directions to serve the live event production community at The 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, January 25-28, 2017.

7 Low-Cost Promotions to Grow Your Lesson Program

Imagine running a music lesson program that not only turns a profit but also increases your retail sales. In this NAMM U session, Paul Myatt, director of Forte School of Music in Australia, discusses the proven, low-cost guerilla marketing tactics that he’s used to build Forte into a program with more than 4,000 students across 12 locations.

Oral History: Frank De Vito

Frank De Vito was the drummer and percussionist in the studios in Hollywood known as the Wrecking Crew.  His long career as a jazz player gave him the chance to work with Charlie Parker, Buddy DeFranco, Frank Sinatra, and several big bands.  As a rock musician in the studios, Fra

Best Communities for Music Education Announced!

Districts and schools that are recognized as a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) have been announced.

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April 26, 2017
Mobile App Available For Download
April 26, 2017
Exhibitor Booth Assignment Confirmations & Initial Map Release
May 24, 2017
Directory Deadline
June 7, 2017
Priority Booth Assignment Deadline
June 16, 2017
Booth Construction/Variance Deadline
June 16, 2017
Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Submission Deadline
June 22, 2017
Deadline to Cancel Hotel Rooms Without A Penalty
June 23, 2017
Freeman Online Discount Deadline
June 28, 2017
Free Badge Deadline
July 13, 2017 to July 15, 2017
2017 Summer NAMM
July 26, 2017
Initial Map Release
July 26, 2017
Mobile App Available