NAMM U | January 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017
Must-See Sessions at The 2017 NAMM Show

Start each day at The NAMM Show with a NAMM U Breakfast Session. These free, must-see educational sessions feature big names and big ideas. On Saturday morning, January 21, NAMM welcomes marketing legend Guy Kawasaki, who will host "The Art of Innovation." Discover practical, surprising and even counterintuitive ideas to trigger innovation in your own music business. Also, check out more NAMM U sessions below.

Breakfast of Champions: The Innovation Summit

On Thursday, January 19, the show kicks off with "Breakfast of Champions," featuring the most innovative minds in the music products industry—and beyond. Hosted by NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond, this NAMM U Breakfast Session will help you chart the future of your business for the years ahead.

Future-Proof Your Business for the Next Decade

Are you prepared for the customers of tomorrow? On Friday, January 20, marketing guru Larry Bailin will help you look at the past and future with new eyes at "2020: Future-Proof Your Business," a NAMM U Breakfast Session. Most importantly, he’ll show you ways to grow your business in the here and now.

Best in Show: The Biggest Products at NAMM

What will be the biggest products, must-see innovations and technology breakthroughs in the new year? Discover this and more at “Best in Show,” the Breakfast Session that closes out Sunday, January 22. Join host Frank Alkyer of Music Inc. and UpBeat Daily and a panel of music retail gear experts.

NAMM Idea Center Sessions All Day During the Show

Discover practical, proven ideas that you can use right away at the NAMM Idea Center. Sessions start every half-hour and run all day during show hours. The NAMM Idea Center features more than 40 sessions on best practices in websites, online marketing, music lesson programs, finance, promotions and much more.

New for 2017: The NAMM Retail Tech Stage

Pick up new ideas to improve your back-office retail operations at the NAMM Retail Tech Stage. It will be the hot spot for sessions on retail software, technology platforms and ideas for business modernization. Sessions will be held Thursday and Friday at the NAMM Member Center.

Register for Retail Boot Camp

Very limited seating is still available for the Sales, Marketing & Websites track at Retail Boot Camp. Register yourself and your team now before it fills up!

TEC Tracks Sessions

TEC Tracks features more than 70 sessions for sound, studio and stage professionals. Topics range from recording and live sound to lighting and technology.

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