NAMM Announces Recipients of the Milestone Award for Service in the Music Products Industry

January 21, 2017

At The 2017 NAMM Show, a variety of music products companies and music retail stores were honored with the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Milestone Award. Presented annually by NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond, the Milestone Award recognizes music businesses that have flourished through changing business environments to reach a noteworthy anniversary.

“NAMM is honored to recognize these businesses for their notable anniversaries and their service to our industry as well as to their own communities,” noted Lamond. “Collectively they have demonstrated the perseverance and passion to stand the test of time, inspire countless others and create a more musical world for the benefit of all.”

Congratulations to the following recipients:

150 Years (1867)

C.V. Lloyde Music Center

125 Year (1892)

Hickey’s Music Center

100 Years (1917)

Hammond Manufacturing Company Limited

75 Years (1942)

Chick Music

Dayton Band Instrument Co.

50 Years (1967)

Bob Mingo Music Sales

Colaianni Music Company

Cover Music Corporation SAC

Crino Music

Currier’s Music World

Homespun Tapes, Ltd.

Jim's Music Centers

Kamimoto String Instruments

Laney Amplification

Langlois Music Co Inc

Linda's Music Center

Musicians Workshop Inc

Musos Corner

Pender’s Music Co.

Persona Medical

Sisme S P A

Stefan Grossman’s Guitar Workshop

Studio Instrument Rentals

Music Junction

Pfeiffer House Of Music Ltd

Australian Academy of Music

25 Years

Accordions International

Acoustic Music Shop

Aldridge Marketing Inc

Avalon Music Inc

Barry Clark Music

Bentley's Drum Shop Inc

Big Bang Distribution


Creative Entertainment

Dana B. Goods

Dillon Music

Eastman Music Company

Elrick Bass Guitars, Ltd.


Fandrich & Sons Pianos

Gorilla Snot USA

Gospel Connection Inc

Hi-Line Music Inc

Hodge Products, Inc.

Jocavi Painéis Acústicos, Lda

JUALS of Napa Valley

Louis Electric Amplifier Co LLC

Music City


My Tek Digital LLC

Naples Park Music Inc.

NBE-Alexim S R O

North American Wood Products LLC

North Country Pianos

Northeastern Music Publications Inc

Olde Mill Music Inc.

PMD Industries Inc.

Pride Music

Promo Only Inc

Radial Engineering Ltd

Rick's Musical Instruments Inc


Shanghai Huaxin Music Instrument Co., Ltd

Slam Grand Piano Co

Smart Home

The Trust Network

Top-Up Industry Corp.

Tri-Surf Records

Wireworld Pro Audio

Woody's Music

Flamenco Connection / The Guitar Gallery

Schatten Design Acoustic Pickups

The Milestone Awards are presented to industry leaders celebrating notable anniversaries during The NAMM Show, held during the month of January in Anaheim, California. The NAMM Show is the leading gathering for the global music instrument and product industry. The annual event brings together over 100,000 industry professionals to preview the latest gear, attend educational sessions, and network with peers from more than 125 countries and regions.

About NAMM

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,300 members located in 104 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation's efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.