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

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March 9, Book Hotel for 2017 Summer NAMM

We are pleased to announce that EventSphere is NAMM’s new official hotel partner. With a customer-centric model and high-quality customer service, our partnership with EventSphere will elevate your hotel booking experience. Book in the NAMM hotel block to enjoy:

Register for 2017 Summer NAMM Badges Starting March 29

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

Submissions for Top 100 Dealer Awards Open Until March 31

A highlight that makes Summer NAMM especially unique is the Top 100 Dealer Awards, that celebrate the best of the best in music retail recognizing seven special category awards, including the coveted Dealer of the Year award.  

Why Your Students Should Perform Throughout the Year

Leaning to perform is a critical part of studying music. Are you giving students enough performance opportunities in your music lesson program? Here, Mike and Miriam Risko of Mike Risko School look at five unique performance opportunities to consider for your students.

Oral History: Robert Gillespie

Robert Gillespie was teaching at Ohio State University in the music department when he developed and hosted a summer workshop for violin teachers.  In addition to his regular teaching, playing, and the yearly workshop, Dr.

Listen to Audio Recordings of NAMM’s Issues and Advocacy Events at The 2017 NAMM Show

NAMM presented unique learning opportunities during The 2017 NAMM Show. “Only at The NAMM Show” sessions presented information on issues that impact your business and celebrate and promote music education and music making opportunities for all people.

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Upcoming Dates

Badge Registration Open
March 29, 2017
Bands @ NAMM Submissions Close
April 17, 2017
Mobile App Available For Download
April 26, 2017
Exhibitor Booth Assignment Confirmations & Initial Map Release
April 26, 2017
Final Booth Payment
May 17, 2017
Directory Deadline
May 24, 2017
Exhibitor Appointed Contractor Submission Deadline
June 16, 2017
Booth Construction/Variance Deadline
June 16, 2017
Deadline to Cancel Hotel Rooms Without A Penalty
June 22, 2017
Freeman Online Discount Deadline
June 23, 2017
Free Badge Deadline
June 28, 2017
2017 Summer NAMM
July 13, 2017 to July 15, 2017