NAMM U Sessions at The 2017 NAMM Show

Retail Boot Camp

Wednesday, January 18; Anaheim Hilton, Levels 2 and 4

Retail Boot Camp is an intensive all-day training for music retailers. And for the first time at The NAMM Show, Retail Boot Camp features two tracks—Sales, Marketing & Websites and Financial Management—offering something for everyone at your music retail business. Registration and refreshments are from 8:30–9 am, and Retail Boot Camp runs from 9 am–4 pm.

NAMM U Breakfast Sessions

Each Morning from 8:30 am - 9:30 am Anaheim Hilton, Pacific Ballroom, Level 2
Free breakfast served 8 - 8:30 am (first come, first served)

These sessions feature big speakers and big-picture strategies. Get new insights and ideas from industry insiders and thought leaders to help navigate and succeed in the competitive marketplace.

Featured speakers:

Bill Hinely
Bill Hinely & Company
Jen Lowe
Jeff Gastineau
Creative Ej Inc.
Gayle Beacock
Vice President
Beacock Music
Joe Lamond and Guests
President and CEO
Danny Rocks
The Company Rocks
Donna Hall
President and CEO
New York School of Music
Kevin Cranley
Willis Music
Zach Phillips
Director of Professional Development
George Hines
George’s Music



NAMM Idea Center Sessions

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


NAMM Retail Tech Stage

Retail Tech Stage sessions feature new ideas and training on music retail software and technology platforms. These sessions are presented by NAMM Service Providers.