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At The 2020 NAMM Show, NAMM retail members seeking the latest in future-focused retail and financial strategies are invited to attend one of two daylong, interactive Summits that will explore exciting ways to amplify your retail success.

CARLSBAD, Calif. – September 4, 2019 - The NAMM Oral History Program celebrated a milestone with the capture and publication of its 4,000th interview which featured Meyer Sound co-founder Helen Meyer.

Earlier today at the CITES (Conference on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna) Conference of the Parties (CoP18) in Geneva, Switzerland, NAMM hosted a gathering of more than 100 key stakeholders to gain understanding of the conservation efforts and policy complexities facing musicians and musical instrument makers which included CITES management authority officials, conservation organizations, and music industry representatives.

From insightful, business-advancing professional development sessions and networking events, to the latest in new gear from established and emerging brands, the music products and pro audio industries convened in Nashville last week for Summer NAMM (July 18-20), the industry's annual mid-year gathering. NAMM members prepared for the year ahead through buying new products and making all-important reconnections on the show floor.

Earlier today at Summer NAMM, the NAMM Board of Directors continued the organization’s legacy of service to the industry at-large with a vote and seamless transition of the Executive Committee.

Earlier this evening at Summer NAMM, in a special celebration of the spirit of the independent retailer, the industry gathered at the Top 100 Dealer Awards to applaud the accomplishments, excellence and innovations of music retail from around-the-world and honor the contributions of music retailers to their local communities. Congratulations to the following “Best Of” award winners, “Dealer of the Year,” and all Top 100 honorees:

Earlier today at Summer NAMM, the 35th Annual TEC Awards celebrated the pro audio and sound production nominees across the 23 Technical Achievement and eight Creative Achievement categories. A special product showcase from several nominated brands including Yamaha, Avid, BOSS, iZotope, Line 6, Rupert Neve Designs, PreSonus, Steinberg, and Eventide, served as a gathering point for the leaders in pro audio to acknowledge and celebrate the many innovative nominees.

Niagara Falls, Boston City Hall, the Capital Wheel and US Bank Tower among Famed Locations to Celebrate Make Music Day 5,000+ Live, Free Outdoor Music-Making Events to Launch Summer in Over 85 U.S. Cities

CARLSBAD, Calif. – May 30, 2019 – The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is pleased to announce the list of enterprising music product retailers to be honored at the organization’s Top 100 Dealer Awards.

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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