NAMM Young Professionals

Connect. Learn. Grow. If you’d like to network with other industry professionals under 40, then you should join NAMM YP. As a member, you'll be invited to exclusive NAMM YP events where you can connect with like-minded peers, build solid business relationships that can turn into lifelong friendships, and learn from the veterans who've shaped our industry. 

Are you interested in helping with events, programming, and a leadership position?

NAMM YP elects new board members every year and we continue to explore opportunities for organization growth in addition to trade show events at Summer and Winter NAMM. If you’re interested in volunteering, participating further, or would like to learn about opportunities on the board, please talk with any board member at Summer NAMM or email them (emails listed below).

Have you heard?

NAMM Young Professionals is developing a mentorship program to help connect our members with industry veterans.

What to Expect:

  • A yearlong commitment to learning and sharing with your mentor or mentee
  • Relationship with a mentor or mentee that is chosen specifically for you – tailored to your goals
  • Regularly scheduled monthly meetings
  • An opportunity to focus on specific goals

If you'd like to be a mentee or a mentor, please fill out this form to let us know if you are interested! You will also be able to select what topics you would like to engage with, as well as your availability and preferred forms of contact.

NAMM YP Mentorship Program FormBook Recommendation FormMentorship Program FAQ

NAMM YP in Action

Check out images from NAMM YP’s last event. Be sure to add our next event to your calendar so you don’t miss out on the excellent educational and networking opportunities!

NAMM YP Images

Connect with fellow NAMM Young Professionals and learn about unofficial meetups during the NAMM trade shows by following the NAMM YP social media pages:

Email us to join NAMM YP and sign up to receive the NAMM YP newsletter.

If you're a NAMM YP member and have some words of wisdom you'd like to share with other NAMM YP members, then writing an article for our Next Gen Retailing series might be for you! NAMM YP has monthly articles in Music Inc., written by and written for NAMM YP members. If you're interested in sharing your experiences and insight, please send an email to Stephanie Murphy!


NAMM YP Board of Directors

Events Happening at The NAMM Show

Add these NAMM YP events to your NAMM Show calendar to get the most out of the show!

Plan Your Show
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    NAMM Young Professionals Social Gathering

    Location: Hilton, Pool Deck
    Join us at the end of a long show day for treats and networking! From 7:00-7:30 pm, we will have a speed networking event, and at 7:30 pm we’ll roll out the ice cream and continue making new friends.
  • Friday, January 17, 2020
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    NAMM YP Keynote Session (Double Session)

    Location: ACC, Level 1, Lobby, NAMM Idea Center
    Whether you’re new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, NAMM Young Professionals (YP) welcomes all to its annual NAMM Show keynote. Expect an insightful discussion on leadership, career development and the role of mentorship in the music industry. This special double session will also include a social hour to follow for networking and building connections at the NAMM Member Center. NAMM YP is a group of young music products industry professionals focused on the future of the business by providing opportunities to connect, learn and grow.
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    NAMM Young Professionals Networking Reception

    Location: ACC, Level 1, Lobby, NAMM Member Center
    After NAMM YP Education Session in the Idea Center, head over to the Member Center for a networking reception with NAMM YP. The session and reception are open to all industry professionals and NAMM attendees.