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The Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) Awards has announced that stand-up comedian and entertainer extraordinaire Demetri Martin will return as the host of the 34th Annual NAMM TEC Awards on Saturday, January 26, 2019, in Anaheim, California. The TEC Awards take place during The NAMM Show, the global crossroads of the music products, pro audio, and event technology industries.   

NAMM Musikmesse Russia (September 13 – 16), the international fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production and music business connections, and Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia (September 13 – 15), the international trade fair of technologies and services for entertainment, integrated systems and creation, successfully concluded last week, welcoming nearly 13,000 music industry professionals and music lovers to the Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Held Thursday – Saturday at the annual Show (January 24-27, 2019) and under the guidance of the team from Live Sound International magazine, the systems showcase will take place inside the Anaheim Convention Center arena, giving participants the opportunity to demonstrate both their flown and portable systems in a real-world setting to a mix of industry professionals.

Retail is evolving at an unprecedented speed, and harnessing new opportunities to transform business in today’s tech era has never been more critical. That’s why NAMM retail members are invited to attend the new Retail Innovation Summit at The 2019 NAMM Show. Held Wednesday, January 23 before the official opening of the Show, the Retail Innovation Summit will present a future-forward NAMM U educational experience, hosted by world-renowned retail guru Bob Phibbs, “The Retail Doctor.”

The music begins at The 2019 NAMM Show, via the Bands @ NAMM program, a platform for artists of all ages and genres to showcase their talents to the crossroads of the industry. Held in Anaheim, California at the Anaheim Convention Center, January 24-27, The 2019 NAMM Show will host five stages across the campus.

NAMM Musikmesse Russia, the international fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production and music business connections, and Prolight + Sound NAMM Russia, the international fair of technologies and services for entertainment, integrated systems and creation, will welcome visitors to Moscow’s Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Center, from 13 to 16 September, 2018.

The NAMM Foundation is honored to receive an inaugural Gold Telly Award for its 2018 public service announcement video, “Music is For Life.” The video, which debuted at The NAMM Show earlier this year, was recognized in the category of “Promotional – Not for Profit” by the Telly Awards as a “top-tier” entrant, earning the status of a Gold Award, a new award category which recognizes “videos which rise above the rest” in each award cate

At Summer NAMM, the annual mid-year gathering of the industry, NAMM members from across the world met in Nashville to develop new business strategies, network and prepare for the all-important third and fourth quarters.

Earlier this evening at Summer NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) celebrated the industry’s Top 100 Dealer Awards and recognized the enterprising music product retailers who received “Best of” awards for their excellence in several areas, including the coveted “Dealer of the Year” award.

NASHVILLE – June 28, 2018 – Earlier today at Summer NAMM, pro audio professionals and leading industry brands gathered to recognize and celebrate the announcement of the 34th annual NAMM TEC Award nominees at a special pro audio reception held in the Music City Center.

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