The NAMM Show FAQ
Thursday: 10 am–6 pm
Friday: 10 am–6 pm
Saturday: 10 am–6 pm
Sunday: 10 am–5 pm
Note: Hall E and Levels 2 and 3 open at 9:30 am each day.
At The 2018 NAMM Show, you can...
- Reach more than 100,000 attendees from over 120 countries and regions
- Build brand awareness
- Debut your newest products
- Connect with current customers and network with new ones
- Promote your products to the media
- Connect with distributors––who can place your products both nationally and internationally
You can reserve a booth online to apply.
Please contact Trade Show Sales at (760) 438-8001 or email email@example.com for more information.
Attendance at NAMM trade shows is restricted to owners, suppliers, employees, endorsed artists and guests of NAMM member companies. NAMM's membership is comprised of companies that make, buy and/or sell musical instruments and products. If your company meets this requirement, we invite you to visit our membership page to start the process of becoming a member of NAMM.
Once your company has been approved for membership, you may create an account on www.namm.org and use The NAMM Show section to register for housing, booth space and badges, as well as read about scheduled NAMM Show events.
OC Medical is the preferred provider of mobility equipment for the NAMM Show. We highly recommend ordering in advance as there will not be equipment on-hand. All orders can be delivered to the hotels (they offer free delivery). Please complete the online form at http://www.ocmedicalsupply.com/namm-convention-rentals.htm or call OC Medical at 800-593-4942 or 714-956-4690
If you are pre-registered, bring your badge confirmation email with barcode (either printed or via mobile device) to any of these Badge Will Call locations at the 2017 NAMM Show:
- Arena Lobby (ACC)
- Grand Plaza Tent
- Marriott Platinum Registration Desks
- Back of Hall D (ACC)
- Back of Hall E (ACC)
If you have not already registered, you can register at Onsite Registration, located in the Lower Level of the Hilton Anaheim.
Please note: Your company must be an active NAMM member through January 22, 2017 in order to register for The 2017 NAMM Show.
Authorized contacts of NAMM member companies may register family members under the age of 18. Underage attendees must be accompanied at all times by their parent/legal guardian and are only permitted on the show floor during show hours. Baby strollers and/or joggers are not permitted on the show floor—No Exceptions.
You need to be an active NAMM member to register for badges and book hotel rooms for The 2018 NAMM Show. Visit our Membership page if you would like more information on becoming a NAMM member.
To register for show badges and book hotel rooms, your individual NAMM member profile must be designated as one of the following: Trade Show Contact, Registration Contact, Hotel Contact, Primary Contact, Administrator or Voting Rep. These contacts within your company have access to show services including registering staff, according to your allotment. To check your role, visit your Profile page. Once you have confirmed your account authorization, please visit Badge Registration. To book your hotel, please visit Hotel Booking to view the many premium hotels we partner with.
Please note: After the free badge deadline of January 10, 2018, fees apply. There are no refunds granted.
Questions - we're here to help!
Registration questions - firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotel questions - email@example.com
To register for show badges, your individual NAMM member profile must be designated as one of the following: Trade Show Contact, Registration Contact, Hotel Contact, Primary Contact, Administrator or Voting Rep. These contacts within your company have access to register staff, according to your allotment. To check your role, visit your Profile page.
New employees can be registered via the Badge Registration page, as long as the badge allotment allows. In order to register someone new, you must provide legal first name, last name, and email address.
The NAMM Show is a trade-only event and not open to the public.
- Music students in conservatory, college or university, as well as higher education-level music faculty may attend through NAMM’s Generation Next program.
- Music educators, school administrators and school board members may attend through NAMM’s Music Education Days program.
- Full-time buyers, professionals and students in A/V, pro audio, lighting, sound and staging may attend The NAMM Show by applying for a badge.
Each registrant is required to provide a unique (or individual) email address to receive all communications concerning your registration.
As a confirmed exhibitor, you can promote your appearances and events on The NAMM Show website and the mobile app. To do this, you must be logged into your account at www.namm.org and visit the Exhibitor Dashboard. Click "My Booth Events" in the "Quick Links" menu on the right hand side of the page. You will be able to create and edit your appearance/event content by description, location, date and time.
This is the same portal where you can create your "Booth Description" and "Media Kit" too.
The 2017 NAMM Show NAMM Buyers List is a very useful marketing tool for exhibitors to help increase your customer base!
The Buyers List will become available on the Exhibitor Dashboard on December 8, 2016; simply scroll down and click 'BUYERS LIST' to expand the section, then click 'Download the Buyers List (Excel Document)' to begin the download.
This list will also be available to exhibiting member companies after the event for follow-up purposes.
Please check back at a later date for more information.
Friendly and qualified event staff, including professional security, firemen and police, will be present in and around the Anaheim Convention Center for the entire duration of the show. A positive experience and safety for all attendees is NAMM’s highest priority.