6 Can’t-Miss ‘House of Worship’ Events at Summer NAMM

Summer NAMM is the place for members of houses of worship to connect. We’ve selected six can’t-miss education sessions and events to increase your skills and meet up with others active in the praise and worship community.

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1. Worship Musician & Gear Talk Summer NAMM Hang

Wednesday, July 17, 7–9 pm

Tempo Café - 2179 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN

Come hang out, grab some food and coffee, and network with the house of worship community at Tempo Nashville before Summer NAMM begins. Worship Musician and Gear Talk will also be offering prize giveaways throughout the night.


2. Dante House of Worship Audio Boot Camp

Thursday, July 18, 9 am–5:30 pm

Friday, July 19, 9 am–4 pm

Music City Center, Level 2, 202AB

(This event is free, but you must register through Audinate.)

Register for a two-day training for house of worship audio professionals, hosted by Audinate and co-presented by Radial Engineering, Sennheiser and Yamaha. These free sessions includes Dante Level 1–2 certification.

Come learn critical skills of professional sound that can be applied to any sound system you encounter. In the process, you will also learn how to maintain and improve a system over time.


3. Technology for Worship

Thursday, July 18, 4–5 pm

Music City Center, Level 3, Hall C, 153

From Dante to drum mics, Helix to handhelds, multitracks to MIDI, stage boxes to streaming and much more, this panel of experts will inform and inspire you and your team on how to make the most of technology for worship


4. Solutions for the Silent Stage

Thursday, July 18, 5–6 pm

Music City Center, Level 3, Hall C, 153

The silent stage isn't going away any time soon, nor are its challenges. This panel discussion will inform and advise you and your team on the latest tips and tricks for keeping things quiet where it really counts!


5. Gear Talk & Worship Musician Official Summer NAMM Meetup

Friday, July 19, 4­–5 pm

Music City Center, Pro Audio Showcase Lounge (Booth 127)

Gear Talk and Worship Musician will have their official meetup on the show floor at the Pro Audio Showcase Lounge. Connect with the house of worship community, grab a bite to eat and meet some well-known worship artists.


6. Musician's Chapel

Saturday, July 20, 9 am­–9:30 am

Music City Center, Level 2, 202C

Join an inspiring service connecting industry professionals for a morning of worship and celebration with guest speaker Tommy Coomes and music by Carl & Leann Albrecht.


Bonus: Best in Show (Breakfast Session)

Saturday, July 20, 8­–9:30 am

Music City Center, Level 1 Mezzanine, Davidson Ballroom

Don’t leave Summer NAMM without discovering the latest and greatest products! Saturday morning closes out with “Best in Show,” revealing the biggest products, innovations and services at NAMM. Join Frank Alkyer, publisher of Music Inc. and UpBeat Daily magazines, and a team of music retail gear experts who’ve searched the show floor in pursuit of the must-see and must-stock items. They’ll present 24-plus picks that are sure to make noise. Free breakfast included.