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Audio Engineering Society (AES) to Join The 2018 NAMM Show

With a vision to continue to strengthen the music and pro audio industries, NAMM and The Audio Engineering Society (AES) have announced a new collaborative alliance which will integrate pro audio educational training activities related to live sound, performance audio, recording technology and other topics into The 2018 NAMM Show, January 25-28 in Anaheim, California.

Discover "The Retail Store of the Future" with Doug Stephens

Thursday, July 13 –8:00–9:30 am Music City Center, Grand Ballroom C (Level 4) If you could see the future today, how much more effective would that make your business? NAMM U has the answer!

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.

Music Retail’s Top Instagram and Facebook Promotions of 2017

At the 2017 NAMM Show, Cris Behrens of Summerhays Music revealed his favorite social media campaigns from fellow music retailers. He chose Instagram and Facebook promotions that highlighted different approaches, from proudct to humor to advocacy. Discover what you can take away from these examples and best practices.

Oral History: Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder has earned the title of the "Mayor of the NAMM Show" for his countless visits to the show floor over the years.  He has become an important part of the music products industry not only in promoting new technologies, but in working with companies to design and improv

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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