Calling all NAMM members under 40: We invite you to join us at the NAMM YP event on Friday, July 14 from 4 pm to 6 pm at the Music City Center, Room 101 (Level 1).
4 pm to 5 pm - Educational Presentation: Christie Carter, Co-Founder of Carter Vintage Guitars
Christie Carter will join the NAMM Young Professionals and share her story in how she and her co-founder developed Carter Vintage Guitars. She will share her perspective on how they built their business, her perspective as a woman in the industry, and what makes Carter Vintage Guitars a Nashville destination.
5 pm to 6 pm – Networking Reception
This is a great opportunity to network with your peers, catch up with old friends and make some new ones along the way.
Simply click here to RSVP. Please note that you must have a NAMM badge in order to attend this event.
Visit the NAMM YP wepage to learn more and connect on Social Media!
2017 Summer NAMM kicks off with a pre-show reception, courtesy of the NAMM Standards Committee. Join us for free drinks and hors d’oeuvres, and talk shop with fellow NAMM members. Representatives of the NAMM Standards Committee will also be on hand to answer questions about how the NAMM Standards and other technologies can help grow your business. All NAMM members, retailers and exhibitors, are invited! Check out our 'Latest Videos' section to learn how NAMM Standards can help grow your business.
Women of Action: Disrupting Gender Norms in Music & Audio - Invite Only
A roundtable session hosted by the Women’s International Music Network
We all know gender issues exist, but what can we do about them? During this roundtable forum led by Laura B. Whitmore, founder of the Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN), industry leaders from music and audio join forces to create a checklist for action with the goal of producing a blueprint for change.
This year, the NAMM Opening Night Party will feature The American Eagle Awards honoring music legends Patti Smith, Crystal Gayle and Harry Shearer. Enjoy free appetizers, drinks, entertainment and networking with industry peers.
To enjoy VIP seating and a plated dinner, purchase VIP tickets here.
*Live Stream begins at 6:30 Central Time on the homepage of namm.org
CMT star Cody Alan will return to the mic to host the Top 100 Dealer Awards, which celebrates the best of the best in music retail. From the Top 100 honorees, seven music retailers will be recognized in “Best Of” categories including: Best Store Turnaround, Best Customer Service, Best Store Design, Best Marketing and Sales Promotion, Best Online Engagement, Best Emerging Dealer/Rookie of the Year, and one recipient will be honored with the Music Makes a Difference award. The coveted Dealer of the Year award will go to one of the recipients in the aforementioned categories.
All Summer NAMM badge holders are invited to attend this evening honoring excellence in music retailing. Dinner and refreshments will be served on a first-come, first-served basis.
Live stream starts at 7:00pm on the homepage.