July 15–16, 2021
Music City Center • Nashville, TN
We Are Better Together
2020 was a year like no other. But despite the global pandemic, we look forward to our industry’s recovery when we gather our community in Nashville. Music City will provide the ideal backdrop to rekindle relationships with powerful buyers and media, reconnect with colleagues and friends and restart our industry.
Two business-focused show days will offer a historic and inspiring environment to:
- Find unique products to optimize your inventory ahead of the holiday and back-to-school buying seasons
- Explore new ideas to build your business and develop your team at NAMM U and TEC Track sessions, as well as Top 100 Dealer Awards
- Network with industry leaders and peers during receptions, networking events and more
- Explore Nashville, one of America's most musical cities
Access the latest products from hundreds of leading brands, highlighting the latest innovations across music, pro audio and live events.
Experience free education sessions you won't find anywhere else. Explore topics on business development, marketing, best practices, industry secrets and so much more.
NAMM U Opening Session
Glean inspiration and insight with industry leaders sharing big-picture ideas on thought-provoking topics.
NAMM Idea Center
Gain proven ideas for growing your business with these strategies and how-to tips, delivered by leading experts.
NAMM Policy Forum
NAMM presents sessions with experts on issues and regulations relevant to NAMM member businesses.
Music & Social Justice
Join in on conversations about diversity and inclusion in the music industry.
Best in Show
A team of music retail gear experts share the biggest products, innovations and services on the show floor.
Hear from experts and industry VIPs on the latest innovations and ideas in recording and live sound.
College music students and faculty members can access exclusive sessions to help their career and development.
NASMD (National Association of School Music Dealers) will host its annual convention during the week of Summer NAMM. *Registration is required.
Worship Musician's Summer NAMM Hang
Wednesday, July 14
Worship Musician Magazine will gather the house of worship community for their annual networking event at Tempo Café.
AIMM Summer Summit
Wednesday, July 14
AIMM (The Alliance of Independent Music Merchants) will gather for an in-person AIMM Summer Summit, right before the start of Summer NAMM.
Top 100 Dealer Awards
Thursday, July 15
Connect and learn from the best in music retail as NAMM honors eight categories of retail excellence.
Safe & Sound
NAMM is working closely with the City of Nashville and local authorities on a detailed plan utilizing the latest event safety and security measures to create a safe and sound, business-conducive environment to reunite our communities at 2021 Summer NAMM.