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July 13 - 15, 2017 · Nashville Music City Center · Nashville, TN

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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.

Summer NAMM Provides Music and Sound Industry a Robust Platform for Business

Buyers, new events and professional education programs offered attendees enhanced business opportunities and illuminated strategies for a successful second half of the year.

Submissions for the 2017 Top 100 Dealer Awards Open March 1

A highlight of Summer NAMM 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.   The opportunity to submit your store will begin March 1, 2017.

Why Google Hates You—and How to Fix It

What makes Google happy? In this NAMM U session, Larry Bailin, online marketing expert, breaks down the barriers that keep you from gaining the top Google positions you deserve. He shows how to keep your music retail business from being de-listed by Google, what it takes to get to page 1 on Google, and pay-per-click mistakes that can cost you money and get you bounced from a top spot.

Oral History: Joan Gand

Joan Gand followed her drummer to a gig while still in high school.  There, he introduced her to a guitarist from another school who eventually became her future husband, Gary Gand.

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

Priority Booth Assignment Deadline
March 8, 2017
Hotel reservation opens
March 9, 2017
Bands @ NAMM Submissions Open
March 13, 2017
Badge registration opens
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

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