NAMM University Sessions

Breakfast Sessions

NAMM U offers our popular breakfast sessions each morning in the Hilton Anaheim Pacific Ballroom
(FREE breakfast served 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.; session 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.)

Join us for in-depth panel discussions and guest speaker presentations featuring industry insiders discussing their ideas and strategies for doing business in today's competitive marketplace.

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Idea Center Sessions
(Booth 5501)

Idea Center sessions are loaded with great business-building ideas that you can put to use right away. Catch as many as you can and take the opportunity to learn what is and isn’t currently working for music retailers.

TimeThursday, Jan 24Friday, Jan 25Saturday, Jan 26Sunday, Jan 27
10:30 A.M.Successful Tips from a Top 100 DealerHow to Turn your Business Around: Simple Ideas That WorkHow To Use Mobile Marketing To Drive Sales in 2013Essential Purchasing Tips
11:00 A.M.Jump Start Your Lesson ProgramThe Incredible Power of 7-Minute Sales MeetingsHow to Sell Your Local 'Pros'How to Use Showcases to Grow Your Lesson Program
11:30 A.M.Making Every Word Count—Employee Communication That Gets ResultsHow To Plan for Profit—One Department at a TimeGet Unstuck: Boost Your FinancesHow to Decide Which Social Media Works For You
12:00 NoonWhat to Do When You Have Too Much To Do10 Ways to Cut Costs and Raise ProfitsGet Unstuck: Boost Your Productivity
12:30 P.M.How Spending $250 Can Triple Your Sales and Turn Old InventoryThe Power of QR Codes to Promote Your Business: It's Easy and Inexpensive!How To Manage Customer FlowUnderstanding The Tablet Music Market
1:00 P.M.How to Drive Sales with Digital MarketingHow To Stage Successful Themed RecitalsHow To Create Your Own YouTube ChannelHaiti 10: A Film About Faith, Love and Music
1:30 P.M.Social Media Simplified: Stories Build BrandsCovering Your Social Media BasesHow To Turn an In-Store Event into ProfitsHow to Start and Run a Strum and Drum Program
2:00 P.M.How To Sell Products, Not BoxesForty Tips for Music Professionals Forty and UnderMarketing to Maximize Repeat and Referral Business2013 Best Tools for Schools Awards
2:30 P.M.Best Facebook Marketing Examples You Can UseHow to Ensure Your Store's In Good Hands When You're Not There
3:00 P.M.How to Become a Customer Whisperer: A New Way to Succeed with Customers12 Cheap Ways to Better Your Business NOW Moving Inventory: Choose the Winners, Lose the OthersPractice Personalities: Effective and Efficient Ways to Practice According to Your Personality
3:30 P.M.Creating Promotions That Really Reach CustomersBeware of How You 'Treat' Your Music TeachersThe Secret to Building a Successful Program For Your Store
4:00 P.M.Everything I Learned, I Learned From My Fellow RetailersPlug In and Turn it Up! Increasing Electric Guitar Sales in 2013Why You Should Reinvent Your Lesson Program
4:30 P.M.Give Credit Where Credit Is DueUsing Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) to Drive Growth and Profit Top 10 Smart Things to Do in 2013
5:00 P.M.