The 2016 NAMM Show Best in Show

Don’t miss out on your next big seller! Join Frank Alkyer, publisher of Music Inc. and UpBeat Daily magazines, and a panel of music retail gear experts for this fast-moving Breakfast Session. They’ve scoured the far corners of the exhibit floor, and in 60 minutes, they’ll reveal their top picks from the 2016 NAMM Show. These products, services and technologies are sure to make an impact in the new year—and in your business. Discover what you need to check out before you leave Anaheim.

2016 Best in Show Winners

Add-ons or Accessories
NYXL Bass Strings, D’Addario, Booth 4834

Upper Rocker Lug Mic Stands, The Music People, Booth 5940

The Metronome, Soundbrenner, Booth 1057

Practice Pad, ProLogix, Booth 3447

GL Cases Trekking Series, St. Louis Music, Booth 3608

Production Hub, Numark, Booth 6010

Trio+, DigiTech, Booth 5952

Gotta Stock It
El Cajon, Roland, Booth 300A

Accel Pedal Boards, Accel Audio, Booth 1190

Pro Cymbal Cleaning Systems, Booth 3543

The pTrumpet, Conn-Selmer, Booth 4600

The Minilogue, Korg, Booth 6440

The 500 Series, Taylor Guitars, Booth 213

Companies to Watch
Marshall Amplification, Booth 5740

D’Angelico, Booth 210C

Ludwig Drums, Booth 4224

Eastman Music, Booth 4610

Pearl, Booth 204B

Earthquaker Devices, Booth 4197

Best in Show
James Valentine Signature Guitar, Ernie Ball Music Man, Booth 5440

Virtual Jeff, FOMOfx, Booth 2192

Star Bubinga Drum Kit, Tama, Booth 4634

YEV series Electric Violins, Yamaha, Booth 100

OB-6, Dave Smith Instruments, Booth 5400

Billy Corgan Signature Model, Reverend, Booth 5793

Special thanks to the 'Best in Show' panelists:
Tim Pratt, Dietze Music

Sammy Ash, Sam Ash Music

Shane Kinney, Drum Center of Portsmouth

Leslie Faltin, Instrumental Music Center

John Grabowski, Sweetwater

Gabriel O’Brien, Larry’s Music Center