Anaheim Convention Center · Anaheim, CA


Cover the 2017 NAMM Show and immerse your audience in news of the latest instrument, gear and technology releases from the global music products industry, live music, and music business tips and trends from industry professionals.

2017 NAMM Show Media Registration

Open now through Friday, January 20, 2017
Photographers, producers, editors, journalists and freelancers on an editorial assignment are welcome to apply for media credentials. For questions regarding media registration please e-mail or apply online.

Media badges provide access to 6,000+ brands, educational sessions, live music on the NAMM Nissan Grand Plaza Stage, NAMM media center and more.

Advertising sales reps, publishers, marketing staff, publicists and guests will not be admitted to the show as media, but may qualify for NAMM membership.

Register as Media for The NAMM Show On-Site

Wednesday, January 18, 2017–Sunday, January 22, 2017

To register on-site, please bring the following to the NAMM Media Registration Desk, on level two of the Hilton Anaheim at the top of the escalators.

  • Photo ID
  • Business card
  • Letter of assignment from the editor outlining your NAMM Show coverage
  • An example of recent bylined or credited work

Once credentialed, pick up NAMM Show media badges at any of these locations.

Media Preview Day

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 1-3 p.m. in the central lobby of the convention center at The Idea Center. Get a jumpstart on NAMM Show coverage with a preview of music products set to release in 2017. Open to credentialed media only. RSVP

NAMM Show Media Center 

The media center is located inside the convention center lobby below the escalators at the entrance of Hall E. Complimentary wireless and hardwire connections are available.

Wednesday 1/18/2017: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. (Media Preview Day is  1-3 p.m.) 
Thursday 1/19/2017:  9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Friday 1/20/2017:  9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Saturday 1/21/2017:  9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Sunday 1/22/2017:  9 a.m.- 4p.m.

NAMM Show Media Registration Hours

Wednesday 1/18/2017: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Media Preview Day is 1-3 p.m.) 
Thursday 1/19/2017: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Friday 1/20/2017:  9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday 1/21/2017:  9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday 1/22/2017:  9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Press Conferences

Press conferences can be scheduled in member booths and exhibition areas and schedules will posted daily in the Media Center.

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Exhibitor News

Parking Info

Parking map with options for media can be found HERE. The Marriott and Hilton have limited parking options, at higher rates. News trucks should contact for access.

Badge Pickup Information


NAMM provides photos for editorial use throughout the show. Please credit ‘Getty Images for NAMM.'

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