Career & Business

Designed to honor college students who demonstrate excellence in the field of music, the President’s Innovation Award (PIA) provides an opportunity for students to attend The NAMM Show.
Smart Women in Music (SWIM) presents SWIM Masters, a biweekly podcast “dedicated to help connect, grow, and support women in the music products industry.”
NAMM Member and Top 100 Dealer Royalton Music Center (RMC) has launched a line of masks that not only help protect against the spread of COVID-19 but allow for musicians to continue making music.
ModTruss designs “ultra-strong portable buildings that can be assembled in a flash” - a capability that the NAMM Member has brought to the healthcare industry to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
In January, Believe in Music Week will gather the global industry and one of The NAMM Show’s most exciting events, the TEC Awards, is slated to present its 36th installment. The annual awards, honor “individuals, companies, and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games, and multi-media.”
Hemphill Brothers, a coach company that has thrived since 1980 by renting fleets of tour buses to iconic musicians and their teams, have pivoted operations in the wake of COVID-19. With the pandemic grinding live music and touring to a near halt, the Tennessee-based company is now giving the public a chance to travel like a rock star.
Dubbed the "Retail Oscars" by Music Inc. magazine, the Top 100 Dealer Awards highlights the industry’s best music product retailers and shares their strategies for success.
Samsystems, established in 2012, is the UK-based “inventors and manufacturers of the world’s first integral close miking system for guitar amplifiers and speaker cabinets.” The company's new Integral IM10 – IM12 provides an alternative concept to close cab miking as it fits on the speaker inside any speaker cabinet.
Rovner® Products started temporarily manufacturing face shields at the end of March when the Governor of Maryland closed non-essential business and regular production was shut down.
Guitar Slip No More (GSNM) is the hot new product that helps keep electric and bass guitars from slipping away from the performer while playing in the seated position. This product offers a new way for guitarists of any level to prevent the slip while they sit.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its effects have more people turning to the power of music to help cope with their new realities.
Guitar and bass string manufacturer, Ernie Ball, pivots operations to produce and distribute free face masks for the community of Coachella Valley, California in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.