NAMM U offers free, targeted education to help NAMM members grow their businesses. NAMM U programs include: Retail Training Summit, NAMM U Breakfast Sessions and NAMM Idea Center sessions.

Retail Training Summit

Brand-new for 2018 Summer NAMM, the Retail Training Summit is an immersive, all-day training experience for everyone in music retail and features six education tracks: Business Growth & Entrepreneurship, Social Media and Online Marketing, Financial Management, Sales and Customer Experience, Website and Google, and Succession Planning. It's FREE to NAMM members, so register yourself and your staff now. Registration and refreshments start at 8:30 am, and the Retail Training Summit runs 9 am–4 pm on Wednesday, June 27 at Music City Center, Level 2 Meeting Rooms. Free lunch included.

NAMM U Breakfast Sessions

Every morning from 8:30–9:30 am, free breakfast served 8–8:30 am, First Come First Served

Music City Center, Davidson Ballroom

NAMM U's opening sessions feature big speakers and big-picture ideas, along with free breakfast (first come, first served). Get new insights and inspiration from industry insiders and thought leaders.


NAMM Idea Center

NAMM Idea Center (Booth 453) sessions are held every half-hour (unless otherwise noted) during show hours, right on the exhibit floor. They deliver proven ideas and how-to tips for music retailers that you can put to use right away.