July 18-20, 2019

2019 Summer NAMM

Music City Center • Nashville, TN

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    Summer NAMM Plan

    Kimberly Deverell, Director of Operations for San Diego Music Studio, shares how she maximizes Summer NAMM, as well as the reasons why it is important for your community music store to attend.

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    National Music Council Announces George Clinton and Vince Guaraldi as 2019 American Eagle Award Honorees

    The National Music Council (NMC) will honor iconic funk visionary George Clinton and beloved "Peanuts" composer and jazz piano giant Vince Guaraldi at the organization’s 36th annual American Eagle Awards on Thursday, July 18th at the Summer NAMM in Nashville.

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    Improve Customer Experience With NAMM U

    At Summer NAMM, Shep Hyken, New York Times bestselling author and customer service expert, will be presenting a special NAMM U Breakfast Session on the customer experience.

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    Chinese Tariff Update

    NAMM presented a webinar on June 6, 2019 to review the current status and state of play of Chinese import tariffs. View this article to watch the recorded webinar and obtain additional related resources.

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    Summer NAMM Preview

    Summer NAMM’s mid-year gathering will return to Nashville, July 18–20, 2019, bringing inspiration and innovation. Join us and create sales, connections, content and opportunities to fuel the second half of your year.

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Employee Vs. Contractor: What You Don’t Know Could Bankrupt You with Alan Friedman and Daniel Jobe

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Do you set the lesson rates for your independent-contractor music teachers? Do you provide the tools for your contracted repair techs? Do you have non-compete agreements for any contract labor at your store? Then you’ll want to be aware of the potential liability from an ever-increasing surge in labor audits. In many cases, classifying music teachers, repair techs and other employees as independent contractors can literally bankrupt your company. In this eye-opening half-hour, music industry accountants Alan Friedman, CPA, and Daniel Jobe of Friedman, Kannenberg & Co. will illustrate the potential cost of a labor audit gone wrong, and the steps you can take to prevent it.

Upcoming Dates

26
Jun

The 2020 NAMM Show

Priority Booth Assignment Deadline

2
Jul

2019 Summer NAMM

Free Badge Deadline
3
Jul

2019 Summer NAMM

Hotel Cancellation Deadline
18
Jul

2019 Summer NAMM

2019 Summer NAMM

21
Aug

The 2020 NAMM Show

Member Badge Registration Opens
28
Aug

The 2020 NAMM Show

General Attendee Badge Registration Opens
26
Oct

The 2020 NAMM Show

Final Booth Payment

13
Nov

The 2020 NAMM Show

Directory Deadline