Music City Center • Nashville, TN

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Exhibit at Summer NAMM

Every year at the heart of Music City, Summer NAMM offers an exciting platform to help exhibitors generate new sales and set-up a successful second half of the year. Get direct access to the world's largest music retailers, top school band & orchestra dealers, hundreds of independent stores, leading media and industry influencers looking for the latest products. Just in time for the busy back-to-school and holiday selling seasons.

Grow Your Business at 2018 Summer NAMM

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  • Reach more than 14,000 attendees, including NAMM’s Top 100 Dealers, as well as influential international buyers
  • Meet global distributors and reps looking for unique gear as well as buying groups like iMSO and AIMM that host their annual meetings in Nashville
  • Sell to a variety of venues including houses of worship, sporting arenas and theaters
  • Influence studio, recording and live sound professionals from Nashville, Atlanta, the Carolinas and beyond
  • Build your brand through extensive media reach and social media engagement 
  • Benefit from the powerful Retail Training Summit, NAMM U and TEC Tracks educational sessions that attract the top buyers in the industry
  • Connect with hundreds of music professionals and prosumers during The Make Music Experience


I love the Summer NAMM Show because I get a chance to spend a little bit more time at some of the smaller booths, and I get to spend more time personally checking out the products.

Chuck Surack · president and founder of Sweetwater Sound

Generate Sales

Connect with an audience representing billions in purchasing power

Meet with MI, retail, touring and event buyers, distributors, and key decision makers that purchase music, pro audio, lighting and even technology products—translating to a broader reach of potential customers. With a growing pro audio, lighting and event technology presence, Summer NAMM also attracts a wide array of buying professionals that utilize music and sound products in their own businesses, including sporting goods, arenas, houses of worship facilities, recording studios, live music venues and festival events. 

Audience Demographics

Attendance by U.S. Region


I love coming to Summer NAMM. I love Nashville. We've done this four years in a row and have expanded our booth every year.

Marcel James · Antelope Audio · Santa Monica, CA

Attract Top Buyers

Events and sessions help you network with industry professionals.

Exciting networking events connect you with industry leaders and new business. Live performances will inspire buyers to create similar experiences by using your products to make those dreams come to life. Summer NAMM features a hot line up of music legends to celebrate the love of music and music making. 

Opening Night featuring the American Eagle Awards

Top 100 Dealer Awards

Make Music Experience

NAMM Reverb Stage on the Terrace

Enhance Your Skills

Explore big ideas and future trends through education tracks

Music retailers, educators, along with pro audio, live sound and event technology professionals will be inspired to take their businesses to the next level with free educational sessions across multiple learning tracks. Your customers will be inspired by new strategies and ideas to grow sales.

Summer NAMM is like summer camp. Everyone comes back here to reconnect, work on relationships, build new ones, make new friends and keep the old!

Jennifer Tabor · Souldier Straps · Chicago, IL

Reach a Global Audience

Gain exposure and build your brand across diverse media channels

Build brand awareness to leading trade press, and a global base of media such as Billboard, Bloomberg and Gizmag, along with local outlets focused on the diverse Nashville recording and music scene such as Music Row, Taste of Country, and Nashville Business Journal. Plus benefit from brand exposure through NAMM's promotion channels, create buzz across social media, and generate your own marketing content.